Friday November 27th, 2015 6:50AM
Black Friday: The Super Bowl of shopping starts in stores across the country
The Super Bowl of shopping had an early start again this year, but the game isn't over yet.Early numbers aren't out yet on how many shoppers headed to stores on Thanksgiving, but it's expected that mo...
5:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
White House undergoes Thanksgiving Day lockdown after man draped in American flag jumps fence
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man draped in an American flag climbed over the fence at the White House on Thursday, prompting a lockdown as the first family celebrated Thanksgiving.The man was immediately appre...
10:11PM ( 8 hours ago )
Brenau professor: Shopping small, holiday spending on the rise
A local economist is encouraging holiday shoppers to take advantage of Small Business Saturday, the day after Black Friday.
5:51PM ( 12 hours ago )
Community groups provide Thanksgiving meals to residents in need
GAINESVILLE - Local organizations provide Thanksgiving meals, clothes and care packages to residents in need.
12:37PM ( 18 hours ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops to 5.4% for Oct.
The jobless rate for the Northeast Georgia region ticked down a bit in October, while the Gainesville metro remained flat, according to numbers released Thursday morning by the Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL).
8:00AM ( 22 hours ago )
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Feds: Georgia must process food stamps for Syrian refugees
Federal officials are ordering Georgia to process food stamp applications for Syrian refugees.
6:29AM ( 1 day ago )
By Associated Press
Big balloons, heavy security for NYC Thanksgiving parade; St. Louis parade resumes
NEW YORK (AP) — Americans paused Thursday to celebrate their blessings despite terrorism fears and racial tensions over fatal police shootings across the country. A record number of police officers pa...
7:58PM ( 10 hours ago )
The Latest: Putin: Russia ready to cooperate with US-led coalition fighting IS
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments regarding the war in Syria. All times local.10:20 p.m.French President Francois Hollande says the downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey was a "serious incident,...
3:21PM ( 15 hours ago )
Gwinnett police continue investigation of Lawrenceville murder
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area.
9:14AM ( 21 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. CHICAGO BRACES FOR POSSIBLE PROTESTSDemonstrators are poised to disrupt Black Friday shopping...
6:30AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Trump called out for appearing to mock reporter with disability, denies it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump is denying he mocked a reporter with a disability in a South Carolina speech, despite appearing to imitate mannerisms of the "poor guy" and make fun of him.A statement p...
5:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Francis says education, jobs best way to prevent youth from being radicalized
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis' first trip to Africa. (All times local.)___1 p.m.Pope Francis says the way to prevent young people from being radicalized and going off to fight with...
5:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Rabun County aims to surpass historic mark
Rabun County football has already caught up with history -- now the Wildcats hope outrun it.
8:58PM ( 14 hours from now )
Playoffs: Quarterfinals yield no let-offs for area programs
Even though things continue to get tougher the further you go in the playoffs, none of the five area teams still remaining would give up their spot as they prepare for Friday night’s quarterfinal action.
7:25PM ( 12 hours from now )
Commerce just fine with underdog role
The underdog role suits Commerce coach Michael Brown and the Tigers just fine...
7:20PM ( 12 hours from now )
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Friday Game Night
Georgia Tech beats Arkansas 83-73
By Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory's lofty standards, Charles Mitchell could have collected 20 rebounds.
11:47PM ( 7 hours ago )
Falcons sign 2nd K Shayne Graham, waive LB Joplo Bartu
With Matt Bryant slowed by a right quadriceps injury, the Atlanta Falcons have signed kicker Shayne Graham.
11:41PM ( 7 hours ago )
'Scary' Archer offers huge roadblock to Hawks' semifinal quest
It wasn't quite ‘The Exorcist,’ but all it took was one quick look at Archer's game film to make Mill Creek coach Shannon Jarvis shut his eyes and turn away.
9:20PM ( 9 hours ago )
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3 Chinese brokerages say they are under investigation following market plunge
BEIJING (AP) — Three of China's biggest securities firms are under investigation in a fresh aftershock from this summer's market plunge.Shares in Citic Securities Ltd. and Guosen Securities Ltd. fell...
5:20AM ( 1 hour ago )
Global shares mostly down after Wall Street holiday close, China slides on brokerage probe
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mostly lower in muted trading Friday, after Wall Street was closed for Thanksgiving, but China's market fell sharply as investigations into the securities industry wide...
4:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
Japan's Abe orders extra spending, handouts for pensioners, to pump up faltering recovery
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has ordered Cabinet ministers to prepare an extra spending package, including cash handouts for the poorest pensioners, seeking to breathe fresh life into Japan'...
2:25AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Art program gives Boston's homeless a place to create, boost self-worth and earn some cash
BOSTON (AP) — In an elegant church in one of Boston's most chic shopping districts, homeless people from across the city gather once a week to express themselves in ways not possible when living on th...
1:09AM ( 5 hours ago )
A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama's daughter Malia as college freshman next fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama's message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple.Do your research. Visit college campuses. Sit in on classes. Talk to professors, gra...
9:04PM ( 9 hours ago )
Memorial to nightclub fire that killed 100 closer to $2M goal; completion expected next year
WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — The slow road to build a permanent memorial at the site of a nightclub fire that killed 100 people 12 years ago is getting shorter, as organizers said they are inching closer...
2:22PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
What big ticket item(s) are you planning on buying for Christmas gifts this year?
A game console/system
A smart device/phone
A computer
A vehicle
An aerial drone
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Title contenders followed their own paths to Homestead
Every NASCAR champion has a story about their amazing run to the title, but the four drivers taking center stage this weekend as the final four in the Chase for the Sprint Cup each had a unique journey that brought them all here.
By Pete McCole
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland now open
An official grand opening and road-naming ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon for the State Route 11/US 129 North Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland, previously known as the Cleveland Bypass.
By Dean Dyer
9:45PM ( 2 days ago )