Tuesday December 1st, 2015 6:06AM
White House offers governors info on refugees in their states after Syrian migrants uproar
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.White House chief of staff Denis McDonough says in letters to all 50 governors t...
9:08PM ( 8 hours ago )
Hall deputies arrest Nov. 21 chase suspect
A Gainesville man wanted for allegedly sideswiping a patrol car on Highway 365 a week ago was arrested over the weekend.
3:06PM ( 15 hours ago )
Man struck by car, killed on Athens Hwy. south of Gainesville
Charges are pending in a weekend accident that killed a pedestrian on Athens Highway.
1:34PM ( 16 hours ago )
Georgia's Mark Richt not done coaching, will listen to anyone interested in giving him a job
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mark Richt remains interested in another coaching job and said Monday he will listen "to anybody who has interest in me" as he prepares for his final game as Georgia's coach.Georgia...
1:10PM ( 16 hours ago )
Flowery Branch man charged with Thanksgiving Day attack on juveniles
Flowery Branch police have arrested a man for a Thanksgiving Day assault on two juveniles.
12:49PM ( 17 hours ago )
Three men seriously injured in Forsyth Co. ATV crash
Three men are recovering from serious injuries following an ATV (all terrain vehicle) crash late Saturday night in Forsyth County.
12:15PM ( 17 hours ago )
Longtime Habersham County Clerk of Court Ernest Nations to be remembered
Longtime former Habersham County Clerk of Court Ernest Nations Jr. died Sunday, Nov. 29, following an extended illness.
11:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Asia stocks rise as Japan data improves, China's yuan status welcomed
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly higher Tuesday as improved manufacturing in Japan offset weak Chinese data. The addition of the yuan to the IMF's basket of globally important currencies b...
10:29PM ( 7 hours ago )
Retailers roll out online deals for Cyber Monday, expected to rack up over $3 billion in sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers traded bricks for clicks on Monday, flocking online to snap up "Cyber Monday" deals on everything from cashmere sweaters to Star Wars toys.Now that shoppers are online all the...
7:49PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Obama urges Turkey, Russia to set aside tensions, focus on common enemy of Islamic State group
PARIS (AP) — Aiming to head off a rift between major Mideast players, President Barack Obama urged Turkey and Russia on Tuesday to set aside tensions over the downing of a Russian warplane and focus o...
5:55AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Monsanto pledges to be carbon neutral by 2021; will work with farmers to cut emissions
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Monsanto Co. plans to make its operations carbon neutral by 2021, in part by working with farmers who use its products to help them reduce carbon emissions, the company's CEO told The...
4:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
In a place where "all we've got is coal," residents search for another way to survive
WELCH, W.Va. (AP) — The seams of coal in some of Eddie Asbury's mines in McDowell County are so thin workers can barely squeeze down them. They enter on carts nearly flat on their backs, the roof of t...
4:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Commerce football heading on road with confidence
Commerce football may be nicknamed the Tigers, but, for this season at least, they might as well re-name themselves the Road Warriors.
6:14PM ( 12 hours from now )
New GHSA region alignments due to be revealed Tuesday
On Tuesday schools across the state, and plenty here in northeast Georgia, will learn their region foes for the next two years, as the GHSA releases its new alignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
12:54PM ( 6 hours from now )
5 things: What we learned from the quarterfinal round of the high school football playoffs
Here’s a look at five things we learned from the quarterfinal round of the state playoffs...
7:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
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Coach Dan Quinn looking for ways to end Falcons' freefall
Coach Dan Quinn knows the Atlanta Falcons' playoff hopes are going dim after a 5-0 start.
10:46AM ( 4 hours from now )
Opinion: Firing brings more than just Richt into the spotlight
May you live in interesting times. Certainly Georgia football fans find themselves wrestling with that ancient Chinese proverb...
11:50PM ( 6 hours ago )
UNG women's basketball scores 23 unanswered in 57-47 win
The University of North Georgia women's basketball team held Lenoir-Rhyne scoreless for 10 minutes and 50 seconds of game time during a 23-0 run to complete the come-from-behind win Monday night, 57-47, in UNG's Memorial Hall.
11:33PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Eurozone bailout fund releases 2.72 billion euros to recapitalize Greece's ailing Piraeus Bank
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Europe's eurozone bailout institution has approved a 2.72 billion euro ($2.88 billion) disbursement to recapitalize Greece's ailing Piraeus Bank.The amount is part of 10 billion...
5:34AM ( 31 minutes ago )
With markets expecting early Christmas present, European Central Bank may have to up the ante
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Christmas is coming — and some investors are already convinced they will unwrap an early present Thursday in the form of more economic stimulus from the European Central Bank...
5:30AM ( 35 minutes ago )
World stocks rise as Japan data mends, yuan's new status welcomed
TOKYO (AP) — World stock markets were mostly higher after improved Japanese data and as IMF inclusion of the yuan in its basket of major currencies raised confidence in China's progress toward financi...
5:06AM ( 59 minutes ago )
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U2 frontman Bono says 'nothing will stop us from going back' to Paris after deadly attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — Bono says despite the deadly attacks in Paris last month he believes Paris will remain strong and he is hoping U2's concert there this week moves the audience.U2 was set to perform in...
3:37AM ( 2 hours ago )
'Spotlight' wins best feature at Gotham Independent Film Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — The investigative journalism procedural "Spotlight" won best feature at the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, landing the first of what could be a string of awards for Tom Mc...
12:29AM ( 5 hours ago )
Box Office Top 20: 'Mockingjay _ Part 2' tops 'The Good Dinosaur,' 'Creed'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences had a number of new movie-going options over the Thanksgiving weekend, including "The Good Dinosaur" and "Creed," but it was "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2" that h...
7:07PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Did the UGA Athletic Director make the right decision in firing head football coach Mark Richt?
I'm not sure.
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Rosberg extends F1 pole streak to 6 races by edging Hamilton at Abu Dhabi GP
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Nico Rosberg extended his streak of pole positions to six when he edged Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton in Saturday's qualifying session for the Abu Dhabi Grand...
10:01AM ( 2 days ago )