Thursday October 8th, 2015 11:18PM
Chaos in the House: McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker, GOP vote postponed
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before the...
9:15PM ( 2 hours ago )
Isakson, Perdue attack part of bill they say sides with Ala. in water wars
Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue Thursday urged Senate leaders to remove language in the Energy and Water appropriations bill they say is a direct attack on Georgia in its ongoing water dispute with Alabama.
6:56PM ( 4 hours ago )
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D.A.: Moran gets life without parole in Gainesville taxi driver murder
A Gainesville woman was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday in murder of a Gainesville taxi driver earlier this year.
2:34PM ( 8 hours ago )
Rehabilitative Industries of Northeast Georgia ring-in month-long awareness celebration
Thursday morning area civic and business leaders joined RING staff members at their Athens Street headquarters to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
12:22PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville Police investigate reported robbery
Gainesville Police are investigating what was reported as a robbery in the parking lot of an Athens Street business Wednesday afternoon.
12:18PM ( 11 hours ago )
Police: Suspects in Gillsville manhunt captured
The Banks County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who fled after their vehicle crashed during a pursuit by deputies Thursday morning.
11:13AM ( 12 hours ago )
Gainesville property tax bills in the mail
City of Gainesville property owners will be receiving their tax bill this week with a due date of December 7.
5:50PM ( 5 hours ago )
Special Olympics World Games gold medal winner from Gainesville to be honored
A young man from Gainesville, who won a gold medal at the Special Olympics World Games earlier this year, will be honored, along with his parents, in Atlanta next week.
12:56PM ( 10 hours ago )
Delta and Alaska rank best for on-time arrivals, Spirit ranks at the bottom
The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that the nation's leading carriers posted an on-time rate of 80.3 percent in August.
12:28PM ( 10 hours ago )
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California agency approves major expansion of SeaWorld orca tanks but bans captive breeding
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego — but it banned breeding of the...
11:00PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme, Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine, dies at 75
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75.Tiffanie...
10:49PM ( 28 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Friday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:1. WHAT HAPPENS NEXT AFTER MCCARTHY ABANDONS SPEAKER SEAT QUESTThe California Republican's stunn...
10:24PM ( 53 minutes ago )
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Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
8:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
Region races ready for exciting sprint to the finish
With just five weeks left before the start of the playoffs, it’s crunch time for every team in northeast Georgia as the playoff stretch run gets under way.
9:50PM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Cain trashes Fannin to spark Leopards win
Banks County football needed a spark on Friday night. And Trevae Cain was happy to help provide it...
4:59PM ( 1 day ago )
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Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Falcons downplay White's complaints about lack of passes
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White skipped practice Wednesday for an undisclosed personal matter, while the team addressed concerns that he's not happy with a diminished role in the offense.
8:42AM ( 14 hours ago )
VIDEO: Kevin Harvick, Regan Smith tame the 'Monster Mile'
If there's one thing the NASCAR world should know by now, it's that Kevin Harvick is hard to beat when he's in a must win situation.
8:00AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Things to know about Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale
CHICAGO (AP) — A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a s...
7:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
With crisis looming, Latin America rolls out red carpet for once-scorned IMF
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The last time the IMF held its annual meetings in Latin America, Ernesto "Che" Guevara was trying to spread Cuba's revolution throughout the hemisphere and much of the region was und...
5:17PM ( 6 hours ago )
US stocks gain as signs point to Federal Reserve keeping rates low; energy sector climbs
NEW YORK (AP) — Signs that the Federal Reserve would keep interest rates low for several more months pushed stocks broadly higher on Thursday, adding to what has been a near eight-day rally. Energy st...
4:32PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Culinary legend Paul Prudhomme, who brought Cajun flavor, ingredients to world, dies at 75
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — At K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen during the early 1980s, chef and owner Paul Prudhomme would drive to his hometown near Opelousas in his pickup truck and come back loaded down with sup...
10:45PM ( 32 minutes ago )
'Twilight' author Stephenie Meyer says gender-switching edition is 'not a real book.'
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephenie Meyer acknowledges her new book isn't exactly "new."Appearing Thursday at New York Comic Con, the author spoke of the 10th anniversary edition of the first book of her blockb...
7:55PM ( 3 hours ago )
Sen. Al Franken writing memoir about his Washington years, calls it 'psychological thriller'
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Al Franken is not done with his career as an author.The second-term Minnesota Democrat, former "Saturday Night Live" writer-performer, and best-selling author is working on a...
7:51PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Watkinsville's Townley scores first Truck Series win at Las Vegas
John Wes Townley collected his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night, saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350.
By Owen A. Kearns-Special to NASCAR Wire Service
2:20AM ( 4 days ago )
Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 4 days ago )