Sunday November 29th, 2015 10:55AM
32,000 acres selected for 2015-2016 prescribed burn season in North Ga.
Fire managers with the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest have begun the first of several prescribed burns as part of the U.S Department of Agriculture's (USDA) "2015-2016 prescribed fire season."
7:34AM ( 3 hours ago )
Run game, defense helps Dogs seal victory over Jackets, 9-win campaign
Mark Richt trotted over to a corner of Bobby Dodd Stadium, where the Georgia band played and the red-clad faithful had nothing but cheers for the embattled coach.
11:59PM ( 10 hours ago )
IRS phone scammers are making calls again in Hall Co.
Hall County authorities say there's been a resurgence of phone calls from scammers posing as IRS agents.
11:59AM ( 22 hours ago )
Molly the Firehouse Dog brings smiles to first responders, hospital patients
Molly is a well-known face around the Hall County Fire Department and Northeast Georgia Medical Center, where she serves to comfort others during times of stress.
10:26AM ( 1 day ago )
Gainesville runoff election is Tuesday
A runoff election for a seat on the Gainesville City Council will be held Tuesday.
9:15AM ( 1 day ago )
Deadline to sponsor Wreaths Across America at Alta Vista is Monday
Each holiday season, veteran grave sites at Alta Vista cemetery in Gainesville are adorned with wreaths as part of Wreaths Across America.
3:42PM ( 1 day ago )
Earth is a wilder, warmer place since the last climate deal, 18 years ago but proposed climate deal viewed with skepticism by many
PARIS (AP) — This time, it's a hotter, waterier, wilder Earth that world leaders are trying to save.The last time that the nations of the world struck a binding agreement to fight global warming was 1...
8:37AM ( 2 hours ago )
International education opportunities growing at UNG
In its mission to develop students into leaders for a diverse and global society, the University of North Georgia (UNG) continues to grow programs and initiatives that invest in the internationalization of its faculty and students.
8:22AM ( 2 hours ago )
Newspaper investigation: Ga. campaign reports full of errors
Campaign finance reports filed by state and local officials in Georgia are often riddled with mistakes and discrepancies, with some leaving tens of thousands of dollars in campaign cash apparently unaccounted for, an Atlanta newspaper investigation shows.
8:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
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'No more baby parts': Reclusive suspect's words draw focus in hunt for clinic shooting motive
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Robert Lewis Dear was reclusive, and he seldom spoke to neighbors in a quiet patch of woods in rural Colorado where he lived.Now, it's his words that are drawing the mos...
10:50AM ( 4 minutes ago )
In DC, some public housing tenants forced out so homes can be flipped, sold _ or sit vacant
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the rapidly gentrifying nation's capital, real estate investors aren't the only ones flipping houses for profit. The city's public housing authority is getting in on the action —...
10:35AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Status as a mom takes center stage for Rhode Island's first female governor
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island's first female governor took her young son to a bill-signing to name a state insect. Her daughter starred in an eye-catching campaign commercial and danced at her...
10:35AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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PLAYOFFS: Three goes into four, as area trio earn semifinal berths
Once the dust settled on Friday night, northeast Georgia found three teams still standing in the state football playoffs -- and it was so nearly four...
9:01AM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Class AAAAAA: Mill Creek routs Archer to advance to first semifinals
Mill Creek used a dominating defensive performance to whip Archer 23-0 and advance to its first-ever semifinals in a Class AAAAAA quarterfinal matchup Friday night at Mill Creek Community Stadium.
8:58AM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Class AAAA: Buford stomps into ninth straight state semifinal
Were it any other team the number alone would seem absurd, but Buford football could care less about numbers at this time of year -- at least any number but "one."
8:58AM ( 1 day ago )
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Watson puts up 4 TDs and No. 1 Clemson moves to 12-0 with 37-32 win over South Carolina
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Deshaun Watson isn't giving up on Clemson's step-by-step approach, not when it's worked so well. Watson had another big day, running for three touchdowns and passing for a fourth...
11:58PM ( 10 hours ago )
Boys basketball: Vikings bounce back from loss with win over Paideia
Jacquen Hopkins led four players in double figures with 14 points as East Hall beat Paideia 68-54 Saturday in the Hoopsgiving Classic at Holy Innocents High School.
11:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
Girls basketball: East Hall knocks off Alabama state champs in Hoopsgiving Classic
The East Hall girls knocked off defending Class AAAAAAA Alabama state champion Huntsville 65-37 Saturday in the Hoopsgiving Classic at Holy Innocents High School.
11:50PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Obama eager to press for global action on climate change, but faces opposition on home front
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is hoping to marshal strong global action against climate change at the historic conference in Paris and reassure the world that the U.S. can deliver on its ow...
10:21AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Black Friday store sales fall as more Americans shift to online, smartphone shopping
WASHINGTON (AP) — Black Friday shopping is shifting from hours spent in line to more time online.Sales at retail stores on Black Friday fell to $10.4 billion this year, down from $11.6 billion in 2014...
6:13PM ( 16 hours ago )
In medical marijuana states, 'pot doctors' push boundaries, face government sanctions
CHICAGO (AP) — The green-typeface slogan "WE'ED like to be your doctor!" —unmistakably weed-friendly — has attracted hundreds of medical marijuana patients in less than a year to Dr. Bodo Schneider's...
6:00PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Luc Bondy, Swiss opera, theater director, dies of pneumonia at age 67
BERLIN (AP) — Luc Bondy, a Swiss opera, theater and film director who staged productions on renowned stages across Europe and the United States, has died. He was 67.The Odeon Theatre in Paris, where B...
6:33AM ( 4 hours ago )
Stolen painting an unsolved mystery at University of Arizona museum 30 years after heist
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — An empty wooden frame once occupied by Willem de Kooning's "Woman-Ochre" sits at the center of a gallery at the University of Arizona's Museum of Art in Tucson.Next to it are the...
5:06PM ( 17 hours ago )
Michael B. Jordan eager to get back in the ring with a sequel to the well-received 'Creed'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With "Creed" knocking out audiences and critics alike, Michael B. Jordan acknowledges he would love to lace up the gloves again for a sequel.Jordan openly welcomed the possibility o...
1:07PM ( 21 hours ago )
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Gibson piled up numbers, trophies in Anderson title run
At just 23, Trey Gibson proves that champions are not defined by numbers. Although his numbers are pretty darn good.
By Brooke Bunch-NASCAR Media
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland now open
An official grand opening and road-naming ceremony was held Tuesday afternoon for the State Route 11/US 129 North Appalachian Parkway in Cleveland, previously known as the Cleveland Bypass.
By Dean Dyer
9:45PM ( 4 days ago )