rain
Tuesday May 26th, 2015 3:30AM
Baseball: GHS, Greenbrier set for one-game showdown for AAAAA yitle
Few expected a sweep. And as if on cue, Gainesville and Greenbrier split the first two games of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series Monday at Greenbrier.
12:00PM ( 8 hours from now )
University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
2:51AM ( 39 minutes ago )
By UNG Athletic Communications
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Child airlifted to hospital after falling into pool
A four-year-old child was revived by family members after reportedly falling into a swimming pool in Banks County.
6:43PM ( 8 hours ago )
Lula remembers on Memorial Day
With prayer, song and inspired speech, the City of Lula, its citizens and veterans joined the nation in remembering the nation's war dead this Memorial Day.
3:08PM ( 12 hours ago )
VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
3:08PM ( 12 hours ago )
Police arrest man after car involved in two police chases
Officials said a state trooper fired at a suspect during a chase, but no one was injured.
3:16PM ( 12 hours ago )
One person killed, another injured in Cornelia traffic accident
The Georgia State Patrol has released new details in a wreck that killed one person and injured another Monday morning in Habersham County.
2:40PM ( 12 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville Memorial Day parade draws hundreds
Civilians and service members came together and lined Green Street in Gainesville Monday morning for the annual Memorial Day Parade.
12:15PM ( 15 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Local/State
For an IS fighter, a paid honeymoon in caliphate's heart
BEIRUT (AP) — The honeymoon was a brief moment for love, away from the front lines of Syria's war. In the capital of the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed "caliphate," Syrian fighter Abu Bilal al-...
3:07AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Mental health will take focus in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was...
2:27AM ( 1 hour ago )
Afghan forces struggle as Taliban seeks northern stronghold
KUNDUZ, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban insurgents, their ranks swelled by foreign fighters pushed across the border from Pakistan, nearly surrounded this northern Afghan city last month with an offensive...
2:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
More National News
National
LeBron, Cavaliers limping their way toward NBA Finals
One win from taking the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets more than any other, James leaned against a padded wall on Monday and hardly resembled basketball's most undeniable force.
12:48AM ( 2 hours ago )
Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3
Andre Ethier, Alex Guerrero and Jimmy Rollins each homered in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.
11:36PM ( 3 hours ago )
Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
More Sports News
Sports
Channeling Batman, Versailles: Macau's new wave of resorts
MACAU (AP) — Macau is doubling down even as the odds change. The world's casino capital this week welcomes the first of a new wave of lavish casino resorts for its up-and-coming Cotai Peninsula.It's a...
2:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
Asia stocks gain as China announcements spur Shanghai
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly gained Tuesday after China promoted an array of infrastructure projects as open to private investment and said it was slashing tariffs on imported clothing and other c...
2:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Charter deal seeks to keep cable consolidation on track
Charter Communications Inc. is said to be nearing a deal to buy Time Warner Cable Inc. for $55 billion. It would be the latest in a series of deals that have reshaped the cable-TV industry.Q: WHAT IS...
1:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
More Business News
Business
Lawyer says allegations B.B. King was poisoned 'ridiculous'
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him, but the attorney for King's esta...
10:04PM ( 5 hours ago )
'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 mil...
8:55PM ( 6 hours ago )
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
7:09PM ( 8 hours ago )
More Entertainment News
Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Is more federal funding the answer to address repair and replacement projects at Amtrak?
Yes
No
I'm not sure.
rain
24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
67°
High 80°
Low 66°
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High near 80F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

More Weather
Joey Scott drives AMX to AMS Friday Night Drags win
One of the fastest cars at last week’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags on the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway – and perhaps the most entertaining – was Joey Scott’s AMC AMX, that performed several wheelstands down the left-hand lane of the pit lane drag strip on his way to the victory in the Street Outlaw Class.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 3 days ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, according to two people familiar with the negotiations.
9:45PM ( 5 hours ago )