Tuesday September 27th, 2016 1:13PM
Clarkesville adopts proposed 2017 budget
The Clarkesville City Council voted Monday to adopt the proposed 2017 budget presented by City Manager Barbara Kesler.
11:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall County Sheriff announces support of Governor's pay raise for state officers
Sheriff Gerald Couch hosts Q&A session with representatives from the Georgia State Patrol, GBI and DNR to address concerns over whether the pay increase will lure local law enforcement officers away to the state level.
10:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
US home prices climbed again in July
US home prices kept climbing in July amid inventory shortage
9:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall County School Board to negotiate sale of small piece of property near Martin Elementary
As the state of Georgia moves forward on the new Exit 13 off I-985, the Georgia Department of Transportation is working to acquire right of way for the project.
8:18AM ( 4 hours ago )
Reaction around the world to first Trump-Clinton debate
Views from around the world on Monday's first U.S. presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump
6:42AM ( 6 hours ago )
Freeman, Coleman lift Falcons past Saints, 45-32
Tevin Coleman rushed for three touchdowns, Matt Ryan passed for two TDs, and Deion Jones returned an interception 90 yards for a score to help the Atlanta Falcons beat the winless New Orleans Saints 45-32 on Monday night.
1:00AM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
SAT scores increase for Georgia students, local counties beat average
Students in Georgia beat the national average on the SAT in 2016, but came in 36th in the nation, with a total of 69,922 students taking the test (old or new) at least once.
12:32PM ( 41 minutes ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Empty Bowl Luncheon raises money to fight hunger in North Ga.
Residents from all over North Georgia gathered Tuesday at Frist Baptist Church on Green Street in Gainesville for the annual Empty Bowl Luncheon to raise money to fight hunger.
12:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
Georgia sheriff seeks clues after deputy's home is shot at
A Georgia sheriff is offering a $10,000 reward for information that results in an arrest and conviction after someone opened fire on the home of one of his deputies
8:02AM ( 5 hours ago )
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AP Exclusive: New film academy members talk #OscarsSoWhite
The newest members of the film academy say the #OscarsSoWhite crisis inspired them to seek membership
12:59PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Colombia embarks on path to peace with historic accord
After a half-century of war that spilled blood across this South American nation, Colombians have embarked on a new, but difficult path to settle their political differences with the signing of a peace accord between the government and leftist rebels
12:50PM ( 22 minutes ago )
Man plucked from life boat after week at sea reaches Boston
A Vermont man who spent a week at sea in a life raft before being rescued has arrived in Boston, where he is being questioned by the Coast Guard
12:37PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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Q&A: Sims sees confidence, Apalachee football on the rise
Apalachee football went three seasons (2013-15) with just one win to show for it, losing 12 straight contests at one point. As of Monday, however, the Wildcats are coming off their second straight victory this season...
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Petit Le Mans sees curtain call for Daytona Prototypes
Road Atlanta is set to play host to the 2016 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship season finale Saturday with the Petit Le Mans.
12:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Atlanta United announces Gerardo “Tata” Martino as first head coach
Atlanta United today announced that it has agreed to terms with Gerardo “Tata” Martino to become the club’s inaugural head coach. A former professional player and coach at the highest levels of international football, Martino has most notably led the Argentina National Team, Paraguay National Team and La Liga’s FC Barcelona during his prestigious 20-year coaching career.
11:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Putin praises farmers for Russia's strong grain harvest
Russian President Vladimir Putin has praised farmers for a record grain harvest this year
12:14PM ( 58 minutes ago )
New Jeep Compass SUV looks like shrunken Grand Cherokee
The fastest-growing part of the U.S. auto market is getting another new vehicle
12:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, fight the Zika virus and help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
11:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kevin Hart tops Forbes list of highest-paid comedians
Kevin Hart is literally laughing all the way to the bank; the funnyman tops the Forbes list of the highest-paid comedians with earnings of $87.5 million
12:13PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Bar: Marlins' Fernandez was there before fatal boat accident
A Miami bar and restaurant is confirming that Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was a patron at the establishment before he and two friends were killed in a boat crash
11:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Ryan praises Trump debate performance
House Speaker Paul Ryan is praising Donald Trump's debate performance, saying he showed he can "go toe-to-toe with Hillary Clinton." Ryan said Trump "gave a unique Donald Trump response to the status quo
11:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Who would you say won last night's presidential debate?
Hillary Clinton
Donald Trump
I didn't watch it, I can't say.
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Truex and Kenseth stage intense late-race battle
For all appearances, Matt Kenseth and Martin Truex, Jr. were going to settle Sunday’s Bad Boy Off Road 300 between them.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 day ago )