Sunday October 4th, 2015 11:26AM
Town hall on developmental disabilities coming to Gainesville
A Georgia non-profit that provides parental family support, advocacy and training for people with developmental disabilities is coming to Gainesville again to host a town hall session.
10:52AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Immigration and Naturalization Act, signed 50 years ago, triggered seismic population change
NEW YORK (AP) — It was considered a symbolic move — President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal ch...
9:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council to hold final public hearing on tax increase, consider fire department grant
The Gainesville City Council is set to hold its final public hearing on a proposed tax increase for the fiscal year, and they will also consider $22,500 in grant money for the Gainesville Fire Department at their meeting Tuesday.
6:28AM ( 4 hours ago )
More heavy rain and flooding forecast along parts off waterlogged East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of lett...
12:02AM ( 11 hours ago )
Tide rolls over Dogs in a rout
Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the Crimson Tide as a force in the national race.
11:59PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Two injured in head-on collision Sat. on Dawsonville Hwy.
A two-car accident snarled traffic on Dawsonville Highway Saturday afternoon.
10:26PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Legendary Brenau tennis coach, three former players inducted into school's Athletics Hall of Fame
One of the most accomplished coaches in the history of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is among the latest inductees in Brenau University’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
9:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesvillle man named to state board
Nicholas Haynes has been named to the state Board of Veterinary Medicine
6:27PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Doctors Without Borders leaves Afghan city after deadly airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Doctors Without Borders has increased the death toll from the deadly bombing of its hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz to 22.The international medical ch...
11:13AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Trial set to begin for teen charged in rape and killing of Massachusetts teacher, 24
BOSTON (AP) — Jury selection is set to begin this week in the trial of a teenager accused of raping and killing his math teacher in 2013.Philip Chism was 14 when he was charged in the death of 24-year...
10:57AM ( 28 minutes ago )
East Coast rainstorm brings misery to S. Carolina; dozens rescued and thousands without power
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A dangerous rainstorm drenching the East Coast brought more misery Sunday to South Carolina — cutting power to thousands, forcing dozens of water rescues around the capital city...
10:50AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 23 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County battles past East Hall to stay tied for first in 7-AAA
Dawson County football maybe under a new head coach and still learning its way through the 2015 campaign, but the Tigers are currently tied for first place in Region 7-AAA.
11:30AM ( 23 hours ago )
(VIDEO) No. 3 Dragons, Wood roll over No. 4 Elbert, 27-8
It may have been advertised as the Colby Wood vs. Mecole Hardman showdown. But it was the Dragons offensive line that deserved top-billing Friday night.
11:17AM ( 1 day ago )
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Short practices are intense for Chase bubble drivers
With intermittent rain playing havoc with the racing schedule at Dover International Speedway, Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contestants scrambled to learn as much as they could during two short practice sessions at the Monster Mile.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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.
2:20AM ( 9 hours ago )
Fittipaldi, Barbosa capture Prototype title at Petit Le Mans
Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa – with an assist by IndyCar star Sebastien Bourdais – overcame treacherous weather conditions on Saturday at Road Atlanta, using a Prototype (P) class victory in the rain-shortened 18th edition of the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda to clinch their second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
1:31AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Mainstream moderate Portuguese parties expected to prevail in election despite more austerity
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Moderate mainstream parties were expected to triumph in Portugal's general election Sunday, after more radical alternatives failed to exploit public discontent over austerity m...
8:49AM ( 2 hours ago )
AP analysis: Death by the dozens; experts calculate toll of VW pollution dodge over 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Ass...
9:08PM ( 14 hours ago )
Regulators close Ga. bank; 7th bank failure of 2015
Regulators are closing a small Georgia bank, marking the seventh failure of a federally insured bank this year.
2:05PM ( 21 hours ago )
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And action! Hillary Clinton plays a wise bartender consoling candidate Clinton in 'SNL' sketch
WASHINGTON (AP) — Set 'em up, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and lend an ear to the troubles of a presidential candidate.The front-runner for the Democratic nomination appeared on the season opener of "Satur...
7:17AM ( 4 hours ago )
Paris parties all night with silent disco, off-beat art shows for annual 'Sleepless Night'
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of Parisians danced in eerie silence at the Gare du Nord train station and galleries left their doors open all night for the French capital's annual "Sleepless Night" festival.A...
4:50AM ( 6 hours ago )
'Lust, Caution' star Tang Wei looks for chemistry with people on film set
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project.For the "Lust, Caution" star, it is the people she works with on a film set...
11:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Arnold wins again in NeSmith Chevy WRS season finale
Michael Arnold of Hattiesburg, Miss., the 2015 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series National Champion, topped off a successful season with his 20th victory on Friday night at Hattiesburg Speedway in Hattiesburg, Miss.
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12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Hall County SPLOST Citizen Review Committee wants all cities involved
The Hall County SPLOST VII Citizens’ Review Committee met for the second time Monday afternoon at the Hall County Government Center, elected leaders and immediately began sharing their visions of the committee’s objectives.
8:53PM ( 4 days ago )