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Friday May 29th, 2015 10:18AM
Latest on flooding: Brazos River rising again in North Texas
8:55 a.m. (CDT)Authorities say the Brazos River in North Texas' Parker County is rising again due to new rain and the opening of two flood gates upstream at Possum Kingdom Lake.Joel Kertok, the emerge...
9:57AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Fire, possible explosions destroy mobile home near Lula
A late night fire in east Hall County destroyed a double-wide home, and Hall County fire officials said neighbors heard a series of explosions just before the fire erupted.
8:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman
Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
7:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Wreck involving church bus results in multiple injuries
A head-on crash involving a church bus and a Lincoln Town Car left around 20 people hurt near Toccoa Thursday night.
12:04AM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission delays agreement with F. Branch for road improvements
An intergovernmental agreement that has been in consideration for four years that would bring turn lanes and new pavement to the intersection of McEver Road and Gainesville Street is going to wait, at least for now.
8:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe, the city's Chief Financial Officer, has been named the Interim Gainesville City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 16 hours ago )
Georgia Hooters waitress donates kidney to longtime regular
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A waitress at a Hooters in Georgia will donate her kidney to a longtime regular customer of the restaurant.WXIA-TV (http://on.11alive.com/1Jbsi1j) reports Don Thomas is a frequent...
7:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
3rd Ga. man pleads guilty in anti-government militia plot
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a third man has pleaded guilty in an anti-government militia plot.
10:02PM ( 12 hours ago )
Man fatally shot by central Ga. sheriff's deputy
Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.
6:34PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Local/State
Cleanup of oily goo could allow California beaches to reopen
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day clean...
10:05AM ( 12 minutes ago )
THE LATEST: Palestinians drop motion against Israel at FIFA
ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:___15:45 p.m. (1345 GMT; 9:45 a.m. EDT)The Palestinian soccer federation has withdrawn its motion asking FIFA's congress to suspend the Israeli soccer ass...
9:50AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Comer concedes governor's race, Bevin is Republican nominee
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — James Comer conceded the governor's race in Kentucky on Friday, ending a tumultuous Republican primary and handing the nomination to Louisville businessman Matt Bevin.In a mornin...
9:50AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
5:48PM ( 7 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 1 hour from now )
Georgia, ex-Habersham standout McCoy chosen as Nicklaus Award finalist
Georgia golfer Lee McCoy has been chosen as one of five finalists for the 2015 Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
11:00AM ( 41 minutes from now )
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Stocks open slightly lower after economic data disappoints
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening slightly lower after the government reported that the domestic economy contracted in the first three months of the year.The revised figures published early Frid...
9:43AM ( 35 minutes ago )
US economy shrank at 0.7 percent rate in first quarter
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy went into reverse in the first three months of this year as a severe winter and a widening trade deficit took a harsher toll than initially thought.The overall econo...
9:24AM ( 53 minutes ago )
US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.Lew...
9:21AM ( 56 minutes ago )
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Business
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend...
9:24AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden."The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about former National Sec...
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final clos...
8:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
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McRee hangs on for Whynot NeSmith Late Model win
Justin McRee of Woodstock, Ala. overcame brake issues to capture a close win Saturday night in the Salute To The Navy 40 for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series Touring Division at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS.
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8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 1 day ago )