Saturday October 10th, 2015 2:21PM
I-985 accident blocks one lane
An accident on Interstate 985 is blocking one lane of the roadway.
1:40PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Govt. surplus auction set next month in Forsyth County
Next month, Forsyth County government will hold a surplus auction to clear out cars, trucks, mowers and other equipment that the county no longer needs.
12:10PM ( 2 hours ago )
Highway 441 re-open after accident
Highway 441 Northbound has been re-opened after both lanes were shut down earlier Saturday because of a head on collision.
11:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Union Co. FD mourns loss of pilot in Pickens Co. crash
The Union County Fire Department in northeast Georgia said that the pilot who was killed in a plane crash Thursday in Pickens County was a volunteer firefighter who had serve with the department for more than a year and a half.
10:50AM ( 3 hours ago )
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SCOGA to hear challenge by college students who are not U.S. citizens; court to meet in Ellijay
A number of college students who are not U.S. citizens are appealing a Georgia Court of Appeals decision that upheld the dismissal of their lawsuit by a Fulton County judge. The students are seeking a decision that they are entitled to in-state tuition at Georgia’s colleges and universities.
10:30AM ( 3 hours ago )
Fire damages southside Gainesville residence
Gainesville fire investigators are looking for the cause of a Friday night fire that damaged a vacant house on the southside of town.
9:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
Renovated Forsyth Co. tax office branch to reopen Monday
With renovations complete, the Sharon Springs branch of the Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office, which is located inside Sharon Springs Park, is scheduled to reopen Monday morning at 8:30.
2:00PM ( 21 minutes ago )
WEEK 7: Region title, playoff races take shape after big night
The state playoff picture began to take a little better shape after some key matchups Friday night.
9:16AM ( 5 hours ago )
GHS grad picks up Emmy
Gainesville High School gradute Lee Ferran, Class of 2004, recently received an Emmy at the 67th annual awards presentation,
8:55AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Twin explosions kills 86 at Ankara peace rally; Turkey suspects it was suicide bombers
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years...
2:12PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks before being shot dead by police
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near...
2:05PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Indictments likely the beginning of legal woes at end of Oklahoma sheriff's long career
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — When embattled Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz leaves office next month after a 50-year career in law enforcement, any notions of enjoying retirement and his roughly $68,000 ann...
1:56PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Brown, Lanier defense spark Longhorns to tough win over GHS
Gainesville coach Bruce Miller told his team it’s going to hurt for a couple days. Then, he expects them to forget all about it.
8:59AM ( 5 hours ago )
VIDEO: Dawson County offense outguns Franklin County to take control of 7-AAA
A note to the rest of Region 7-AAA: Have fun trying to stop the Dawson County offense...
8:58AM ( 5 hours ago )
VIDEO: Vikings deal West Hall 4th straight loss in key 7-AAA showdown
Austin Parker threw for a pair of touchdowns and Markese Jackson scored twice to lead East Hall to a 24-7 win over West Hall Friday in a key Region 7-AAA matchup at East Hall Stadium
8:57AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Buford pulls away in the second half for win over North Hall
North Hall battled Buford for every inch in the first half on Friday in Gainesville...
8:54AM ( 5 hours ago )
Branch bounces back for win at Clarke Central
Flowery Branch forced three turnovers -- including one for a touchdown -- and kept one step ahead of Clarke Central for much of the night en route to a 28-21 win over the Gladiators in Athens.
8:53AM ( 5 hours ago )
Warriors' upset bid falls short against Stephens County
White County could not hold a 14-point lead as Stephens County rallied in the second half to take a 21-20 win over the Warriors Friday night in Region 8-AAAA action at White County Stadium.
8:52AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Longtime UK Conservative Party figure and former Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe dies at 88
LONDON (AP) — Former British Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe, a prominent figure in Margaret Thatcher's government who helped bring about her downfall after they parted ways over policy toward Europe, ha...
11:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
New physician at Longstreet Clinic
Dr. Ellen Perkins Sanders has joined The Longstreet Clinic and will begin practicing with the medical group on Monday.
9:48AM ( 4 hours ago )
Thousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US TTIP trade deal, fear giving away local power
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Berlin on Saturday to protest a planned trans-Atlantic free trade pact.Police said around 100,000 took part in the demonstration, whi...
9:45AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Asia's largest film festival closes with record number of visitors despite storm, budget cut
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A typhoon and a government budget cut did not stop cinema lovers from flocking to Asia's most influential film festival.The annual Busan International Film Festival drew to a...
10:27AM ( 3 hours ago )
Austin police arrest actor Shia LaBeouf, charge him with public intoxication
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.The Austin Police Department said in a news release that LaBeouf was a...
9:06AM ( 5 hours ago )
Scarface honored with 'I Am Hip Hop,' Diddy performs at taped 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards
ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.Rapper Lud...
12:59AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Chase or not, Earnhardt wants to keep pit crew intact
When it comes to keeping his pit crew intact throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. is a strong proponent of the status quo.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )