Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:50AM
PLAYOFFS: Three goes into four, as area trio earn semifinal berths
Once the dust settled on Friday night, northeast Georgia found three teams still standing in the state football playoffs -- and it was so nearly four...
9:14AM ( 8 hours from now )
Standoff at Planned Parenthood ends with suspect's arrest; 3 killed, 9 wounded
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A gunman who opened fire inside a Planned Parenthood clinic was arrested Friday after engaging in gun battles with authorities during an hourslong standoff that killed t...
12:33AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Black Friday: The Super Bowl of shopping starts in stores, but it looks very different
NEW YORK (AP) — The annual ritual of Black Friday, as we know it, is over.Gone are the throngs of frenzied shoppers camping out for days ahead of the big sales bonanza on the day after Thanksgiving. A...
10:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
Deadline to sponsor Wreaths Across America at Alta Vista is Monday
Each holiday season, veteran grave sites at Alta Vista cemetery in Gainesville are adorned with wreaths as part of Wreaths Across America.
3:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Holiday shoppers hit Gainesville stores early
Black Friday may still have status as the kickoff to the holiday shopping season, but Thanksgiving Thursday is gaining ground as more stores opt to open early.
10:01AM ( 14 hours ago )
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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 ( 1 day ago )
Man wanted in death of infant in Ga., sought for attempted homicide in Fla.
Police in Georgia are searching for a man accused in the beating death of an infant.
5:47AM ( 19 hours ago )
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 ( 1 day 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 ( 1 day ago )
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The Latest: Official says gunman in attack at Planned Parenthood ID'd as Robert Lewis Dear
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado. (All times local):10:10 p.m.A law enforcement official says the gunman in an attack at a Planned Par...
12:15AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Heavy rains, icy conditions from slow-moving storm cause deadly flash flooding in Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — At least three people have died in fast-moving floodwaters in Texas as freezing rain and flooding pummeled the state and other parts of the central U.S. on Friday, with foreca...
11:41PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: 2 children killed when speeding SUV hits car on slick roads in South Dallas
The latest on severe weather hitting Texas and other parts of the central U.S. (all times local):10:30 p.m.A law enforcement official says two children have been killed in a crash on a slick highway i...
11:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Class AAAAAA: Mill Creek routs Archer to advance to first semifinals
Mill Creek used a dominating defensive performance to whip Archer 23-0 and advance to its first-ever semifinals in a Class AAAAAA quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Mill Creek Community Stadium.
8:58AM ( 8 hours from now )
Class AAAA: Buford stomps into ninth straight state semifinal
Were it any other team the number alone would seem absurd, but Buford football could care less about numbers at this time of year -- at least any number but "one."
8:58AM ( 8 hours from now )
Class AAA: Dawson's magical run ended by BT, Shelton
Dawson County football will never forget a magical 2015 football season.
8:56AM ( 8 hours from now )
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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 ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 5 hours ago )
Commerce just fine with underdog role
The underdog role suits Commerce coach Michael Brown and the Tigers just fine...
7:20PM ( 5 hours ago )
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The Latest: 3 arrested as groups protesting Chicago teen's killing by officer block stores
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):7:30 p.m.Chicago police say three people have been arrested during de...
8:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
Protest over Chicago teen's killing by police disrupts city's posh shopping district
CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago's ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014 police killing of a black teen...
8:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
How Black Friday played out around the country; protests, marijuana discounts and hiking
NEW YORK (AP) — Black Friday, the unofficial start to the holiday shopping season, isn't always what people expect.In Colorado, for instance, marijuana stores got into the act. In Arizona, families sk...
4:35PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Rocker Jack White opens Third Man Records store in hometown of Detroit, 1st outside Nashville
DETROIT (AP) — Rocker Jack White has opened a Third Man Records store in his hometown, the Motor City.The Grammy-nominated White — the singer, guitarist, drummer and producer who rose to acclaim in th...
5:50PM ( 6 hours ago )
This week's top selling songs and albums on Apple's iTunes
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending Nov. 26, 2015:Top Songs1. Hello, Adele2. Sorry, Justin Bieber3. Love Yourself, Justin Bieber4. When We Were Young, Adele5. Hotline Bling, Drake6. Like...
4:34PM ( 8 hours ago )
As it lay dying: Ole Miss to demolish 1980 power plant where Faulkner wrote landmark book
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Late one night at the University of Mississippi power plant, William Faulkner turned over a wheelbarrow, used it as a makeshift table and began writing the classic novel "As I Lay...
3:31PM ( 9 hours ago )
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IndyCar adds additional tethers to reduce crash debris, improve safety in 2016
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Three months after Justin Wilson's death at Pocono Raceway, IndyCar is taking steps to reduce crash debris and improve safety.The open-wheel series announced Tuesday that it will t...
6:07PM ( 3 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 ( 3 days ago )