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Friday May 29th, 2015 2:26PM
Boat involved in fatal accident on Lanier struck rocks before capsizing
A boat involved in a fatal accident on Lake Lanier in March struck "submerged and exposed" rocks before capsizing and trapping a passenger underneath it, resulting in her death.
12:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Keith Bridge Road wreck confirmed fatal
A spokesman with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office said one person died and another was air lifted to a hospital following a traffic accident on Keith Bridge Road late Friday morning.
12:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Fire, possible explosions destroy mobile home near Lula
A late night fire in east Hall County destroyed a double-wide home, and Hall County fire officials said neighbors heard a series of explosions just before the fire erupted.
8:19AM ( 6 hours ago )
Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman
Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
7:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Wreck involving church bus results in multiple injuries
A head-on crash involving a church bus and a Lincoln Town Car left around 20 people hurt near Toccoa Thursday night.
12:04AM ( 14 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission delays agreement with F. Branch for road improvements
An intergovernmental agreement that has been in consideration for four years that would bring turn lanes and new pavement to the intersection of McEver Road and Gainesville Street is going to wait, at least for now.
8:30PM ( 17 hours ago )
Latest on flooding: Texan swept away in storm confirmed dead
1:10 p.m. (CDT)Authorities say a body found in the Houston Ship Channel was that of an 87-year-old man who had been missing since a boat he was on capsized earlier this week.The Harris County Institut...
2:08PM ( 16 minutes ago )
College basketball player from Ga. drowns in Indiana reservoir
A University of Indianapolis basketball player, who played high school ball at Milton High School in Alpharetta, has drowned after officials say he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket.
12:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
US economy shrank in winter but staging a spring rebound
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit.The government's revision for la...
11:28AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Local/State
Another round of rain brings more serious flooding in Texas
HOUSTON (AP) — Floodwaters submerged highways and threatened homes Friday in Texas as another round of heavy rain added to the damage inflicted by storms that have killed at least 22 people and left 1...
2:17PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Ohio State ex-band director denied access to trustee records
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fired Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters can't have broad access to trustees' records that he had argued might help prove his gender discrimination case...
2:15PM ( 9 minutes ago )
More cancer success with drugs that enlist immune system
CHICAGO (AP) — For the first time, a major study shows that a drug targeting the body's disease-fighting immune system may improve survival for the most common form of lung cancer.These newer kinds of...
2:11PM ( 13 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
11:48AM ( 21 hours from now )
2015 baseball season will go down in history
The 2015 high school baseball season will long be remembered...
10:29AM ( 20 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Stocks solidly lower following disappointing economic data
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks sank in midday trading Friday following a report that the economy shrank in the first three months of the year. The revised data, published early Friday, showed that U.S. g...
12:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
EPA proposes lowering requirements for ethanol in gas
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's gasoline supply likely will have more ethanol in coming years — but not as much as was required by federal law.The Obama administration's proposed renewable fuel standar...
11:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
US consumer sentiment drops in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment dropped to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. The May reading was the...
11:53AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
The Latest: James Holmes says God would care about shootings
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — 10:55 a.m. (MDT)The man who opened fire in a Colorado theater, killing 12, says he believes God might care about those killed.James Holmes described God as "everything" in an...
1:20PM ( 1 hour ago )
Judge delays case after 'Suge' Knight hires Jackson lawyer
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge on Friday delayed the murder trial of Marion "Suge" Knight after the former rap music mogul hired the attorney who successfully defended Michael Jackson against child molest...
1:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Steve Martin reflects on his career as he receives AFI honor
LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the early 1980s, when Steve Martin was a fledgling movie star, he recalls attending the American Film Institute's celebration of Frank Capra and how Hollywood glitterati swirled...
12:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Do you believe the EPA's Clean Water Rule is an honest effort to protect drinking water or a regulatory power grab as critics have said.
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Jack Beckman scores Funny Car victory at Topeka
Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
By NHRA Media
12:25AM ( 4 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 1 day ago )