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Saturday October 1st, 2016 3:03AM
Week 6: Area teams start to shape regions with key wins
The chill of fall could not cool down a number of northeast Georgia high school football programs on Friday night, as Week 6 provided some eye-opening results for the 2016 campaign.
8:47AM ( 5 hours from now )
White County emergency personnel rescue man after fall from Raven Cliff Falls
Emergency personnel from several different agencies worked together after a 43-year-old Dunwoody man fell from the top of Raven Cliff Falls in White County.
11:18PM ( 3 hours ago )
Alto man faces aggravated assault, kidnapping charges after manhunt in Banks County
A man officials said was armed and dangerous was arrested following a massive manhunt in Banks County Friday night.
9:54PM ( 5 hours ago )
Authorities believe man fell off dock and drowned in Lanier Thursday
​The body found in Lanier Lanier Thursday at Gainesville Marina has been identified as a 65-year-old Cobb County man, Hall County authorities said.
3:51PM ( 11 hours ago )
One injured in 'suspicious' Barrow County house fire
One person was injured from a "suspicious" house fire Friday afternoon in Barrow County.
2:58PM ( 12 hours ago )
Gainesville woman charged with statutory rape, alleged relationship involved teen boy
​A Gainesville woman is charged with statutory rape for an alleged consensual sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy, Hall County authorities said Friday.
2:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Newly crowned IndyCar champion vies for another title at Petit Le Mans
The 19th annual Petit Le Mans will feature two Indianapolis 500 winners, as well as the past two IndyCar series champions. Driver Simon Pagenaud will be racing at Road Atlanta just weeks after winning the 2016 IndyCar title.
4:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Brenau University to induct 5 into Golden Tigers Athletics Hall of Fame
Brenau University will induct five new members into its Golden Tigers Athletics Hall of Fame that represent the university’s debut into intercollegiate competitive swimming
1:19PM ( 13 hours ago )
The Latest: 14-year-old boy charged in school shooting
A 14-year-old South Carolina boy accused of killing his father and wounding three people during a school shooting has been charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder
12:22PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation
Overwhelmingly rejecting President Barack Obama's veto power, Congress has forced into law contentious legislation that would allow the families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
8:55PM ( 2 days ago )
Congress adopts bill of rights for sexual assault survivors
A proposed federal bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault won final legislative approval Wednesday, sending it to the president's desk.
7:50PM ( 2 days ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 3 days ago )
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(VIDEO) Tigers' special teams spark big 7-AAA win for Dawson County
Dawson County coach Sid Maxwell swears he didn’t say much at halftime to his Tigers. But whatever it was, they may want to remember it for future reference...
8:46AM ( 5 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Mill Creek dominates second half to pull away from North Gwinnett
Mill Creek football coach Shannon Jarvis said it wasn't so much about adjustments on Friday night -- just playing hard for four quarters.
8:45AM ( 5 hours from now )
Union County holds off East Hall in scorefest in Blairsville, 51-46
Just when it looked like Union County and East Hall might just keep scoring until Saturday, the Panthers came up with a defensive stop.
8:44AM ( 5 hours from now )
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10 Things to Know for Friday
9:03PM ( 1 day ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 3 days 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, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 3 days ago )
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LISTEN: Singer/Songwriter John Oates on Wood and Wire Fest, songwritting, and celebrating Christmas "Oates" style.
John Oates is appearing at the Wood and Wire Songwriters Festival Saturday October 8th at 9p in Alpharetta. Joining Bill and Joel on WDUN, Oates talked about his love of writing and performing and shares the story of his upcoming Christmas release "Santa Be Good to Me".
9:30AM ( 17 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 3 days ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 3 days ago )
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Nielsen on verge of making history at Petit Le Mans
Christina Nielsen is on the verge of making history by becoming the first woman to win a major full-season championship in North American professional sports car competition.
By IMSA Media
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Georgia farmers hurt by drought eligible for loans
Federal authorities say Georgia farmers can apply for low-interest emergency loans to help cover some of their losses caused by a recent drought
By The Associated Press
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