Sunday October 4th, 2015 3:40PM
Storms, wind knock down trees, powerlines 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.
12:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
Monday is deadline to register to vote in Nov. elections
Monday is the deadline to register to vote Nov. 3 when Hall County residents will be asked to approve an extension of the education sales tax and a number of city elections will be held.
11:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
Town hall on developmental disabilities coming to Gainesville
A Georgia non-profit that provides parental family support, advocacy and training for people with developmental disabilities is coming to Gainesville again to host a town hall session.
10:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
Immigration and Naturalization Act, signed 50 years ago, triggered seismic population change
NEW YORK (AP) — It was considered a symbolic move — President Lyndon Johnson going to the Statue of Liberty and signing an immigration bill that gave people from every country in the world an equal ch...
9:23AM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council to hold final public hearing on tax increase, consider fire department grant
The Gainesville City Council is set to hold its final public hearing on a proposed tax increase for the fiscal year, and they will also consider $22,500 in grant money for the Gainesville Fire Department at their meeting Tuesday.
6:28AM ( 9 hours ago )
Tide rolls over Dogs in a rout
Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the Crimson Tide as a force in the national race.
11:59PM ( 15 hours ago )
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1:37PM ( 2 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 ( 3 hours ago )
Legendary Brenau tennis coach, three former players inducted into school's Athletics Hall of Fame
One of the most accomplished coaches in the history of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics is among the latest inductees in Brenau University’s Athletics Hall of Fame.
9:37AM ( 6 hours ago )
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The Latest on NFL Week 4: KC kicker Cairo Santos ties club record with 5 field goals
The latest from NFL games around the league on the fourth Sunday of the season (all times EDT):3:25 p.m.Kansas City's Cairo Santos has tied the club record with his fifth field goal. He's connected fr...
3:27PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Exit poll: Portuguese government likely re-elected despite painful austerity policies
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's center-right coalition government will likely be re-elected despite enacting unpopular austerity measures to tackle the country's debt problems, according to an exit...
3:23PM ( 16 minutes ago )
3 children die after house fire in north Minneapolis; officials suspect oven used for heat
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An oven used for heating may have caused a house fire in north Minneapolis that killed three young children, fire officials said Sunday.Firefighters responded to the fire in the Jor...
3:11PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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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 )
(VIDEO) No. 3 Dragons, Wood roll over No. 4 Elbert, 27-8
It may have been advertised as the Colby Wood vs. Mecole Hardman showdown. But it was the Dragons offensive line that deserved top-billing Friday night.
11:17AM ( 1 day ago )
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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 ( 7 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 ( 13 hours ago )
Fittipaldi, Barbosa capture Prototype title at Petit Le Mans
Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa – with an assist by IndyCar star Sebastien Bourdais – overcame treacherous weather conditions on Saturday at Road Atlanta, using a Prototype (P) class victory in the rain-shortened 18th edition of the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda to clinch their second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
1:31AM ( 14 hours ago )
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'The Martian' lands with $55 million debut, 'Sicario' draws strongly in expansion
NEW YORK (AP) — Ridley Scott's 3-D space epic "The Martian" touched down in theaters with a robust $55 million at the weekend box office.The 20th Century Fox release, starring Matt Damon as an astrona...
11:33AM ( 4 hours ago )
AP analysis: Death by the dozens; experts calculate toll of VW pollution dodge over 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Ass...
9:08PM ( 18 hours ago )
Regulators close Ga. bank; 7th bank failure of 2015
Regulators are closing a small Georgia bank, marking the seventh failure of a federally insured bank this year.
2:05PM ( 1 day ago )
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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 ( 1 hour ago )
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...
12:03PM ( 3 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...
7:17AM ( 8 hours ago )
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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.
By Owen A. Kearns-Special to NASCAR Wire Service
2:20AM ( 13 hours ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 1 day ago )