Monday October 5th, 2015 12:03AM
9:45PM ( 2 hours ago ) News Alert
HEMC reports 12,030 outages as of 9:30 p.m. Sunday
Habersham Electric Membership Corp. has updated its outage numbers to 12,030 as of. 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
10:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
Habersham and White counties announce school closings
Habersham and White counties have announced school closings for tomorrow due to widespread power outages in Northeast Georgia.
9:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
HEMC officials advise public to avoid downed power lines
Habersham EMC is advising residents in it's coverage area to avoid any downed power lines as the company attempts to restore power to the almost 14,000 customers without power.
7:50PM ( 4 hours ago )
Freeman leads Falcons to another win, 48-21 over Texans
No need for another fourth-quarter comeback...
5:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
UPDATED: Ga. man dies in weather-related accident in NC, strong winds topple trees across North Ga.
Wind gusts of more than 40 mph wreaked havoc on North Georgia Sunday morning, bringing down trees and knocking out power for thousands of people.
4:15PM ( 7 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Blessing of Animals at Grace Episcopal
The annual Blessing of Animals was observed Sunday afternoon at Grace Episcopal Church in Gainesville.
6:27PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall sheriff's office, other NE Ga. law enforcement groups recognized by GOHS
More than 25 different law enforcement agencies were honored recently during the 15th Annual Governor's Challenge awards program hosted by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety at the Macon Centreplex.
6:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
UPDATED: Your weather photos
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1:37PM ( 10 hours ago )
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The Latest: Police in Columbia say 'concentrated' search and rescue efforts continue Monday
The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):____10:45 p.m.Police in the flooded South Carolina capital of Columbia say they and other emergency crews will co...
11:37PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Joaquin weakening as it passes Bermuda, buffeting UK territory with heavy winds, rain
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Bermuda was lashed Sunday by gusting winds and pelting rains from a weakening Hurricane Joaquin as its spinning center tracked just west of the wealthy financial haven and tou...
11:16PM ( 46 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pastor says shooting survivor got flash drive, had to watch slayings
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local):5:25 p.m.An Oregon pastor says a student who was spared by a gunman during a deadly rampage o...
11:16PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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5 things: What we learned from Week 6 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 6 of the high school football season...
5:51PM ( 17 hours from now )
VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 1 day 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 ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Kevin Harvick dominates Dover to stay in the Chase
By Jove, he’s done it again! Forced to win at Dover International Speedway to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes alive Sunday, Kevin Harvick did just that, dominating Sunday’s AAA 400 to stave off elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
8:43PM ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 16 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 ( 21 hours ago )
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Portuguese government wins re-election despite austerity policies opposed across Europe
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's center-right coalition government earned another four-year term Sunday, winning a general election behind an improving economy that weathered the austerity measures...
7:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
Astronauts again blast off at box office, 'The Martian' lands with $55 million debut
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening just days after NASA announced findings showing water on Mars, "The Martian" soaked up moviegoers at the box office.Ridley Scott's 3-D space epic touched down in theaters with...
4:05PM ( 7 hours ago )
Challenged Child & Friends receives $5,000 grant from AT&T
AT&T has awarded Challenged Child & Friends a $5,000 grant from its AT&T CARES program.
12:22PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Lady Gaga said she felt alive and 'like herself' on 'American Horror Story: Hotel'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Appearing in the new season of "American Horror Story" was a life boost for Lady Gaga.The singer raved about her experience on "American Horror Story: Hotel" as she arrived for the...
4:44PM ( 7 hours ago )
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...
4:21PM ( 7 hours ago )
Patrick Kennedy memoir takes hard look at family secrecy, mental illness, substance abuse
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A new book by former U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy, youngest son of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, openly discusses what he says are the mental illnesses and addictions of himself a...
2:35PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. keep at least a few thousand American troops in Afghanistan beyond 2016, as military commanders have suggested?
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Showers wash out Friday qualifying at Maple Grove
Persistent rain showers forced NHRA officials to cancel Friday’s racing action at the NHRA Keystone Nationals. Rain started in the morning and showers were expected to fall throughout the day at Maple Grove Raceway.
By NHRA Media
11:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 2 days ago )