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Friday May 29th, 2015 12:15PM
Latest on flooding: River's threat reduced for Texas city
10 a.m. (CDT)The Colorado River is expected to crest two feet lower than previously expected in and around the southeastern Texas city of Wharton, where residents have been asked to evacuate about 300...
11:01AM ( 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 ( 3 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 ( 5 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 ( 12 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 ( 15 hours ago )
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe, the city's Chief Financial Officer, has been named the Interim Gainesville City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 18 hours 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 ( 46 minutes ago )
Georgia Hooters waitress donates kidney to longtime regular
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A waitress at a Hooters in Georgia will donate her kidney to a longtime regular customer of the restaurant.WXIA-TV (http://on.11alive.com/1Jbsi1j) reports Don Thomas is a frequent...
7:20AM ( 4 hours ago )
3rd Ga. man pleads guilty in anti-government militia plot
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a third man has pleaded guilty in an anti-government militia plot.
10:02PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
No major breakthrough at meeting on Asian boat people crisis
BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, as Myanmar criticized those blaming it for fueling t...
11:43AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Latest on Dennis Hastert: Judge to set initial court date
10:30 a.m. (CDT)The U.S. attorney's office in Chicago says former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has not been arrested following charges linked to allegations he agreed to $3.5 million in hush mone...
11:33AM ( 41 minutes ago )
THE LATEST: Voting begins to choose next FIFA president
ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:___5:05 p.m. (1505 GMT; 11:05 a.m. EDT)Voting has begun to choose FIFA's next president.Delegates from the world soccer body's 209 members were handing ov...
11:27AM ( 47 minutes ago )
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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.
5:48PM ( 5 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 ( 16 minutes ago )
Georgia, ex-Habersham standout McCoy chosen as Nicklaus Award finalist
Georgia golfer Lee McCoy has been chosen as one of five finalists for the 2015 Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
11:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 15 minutes ago )
Stocks solidly lower following disappointing economic data
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower in midday trading following a report that the economy shrank in the first three months of the year.The data, published early Friday, showed that gross domestic pr...
11:57AM ( 17 minutes 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 ( 21 minutes ago )
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Business
The Latest: Glitch delays video in theater shooting trial
DENVER (AP) — 9:30 a.m. MDTA technical glitch has interrupted attempts to show jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial another segment of a video of defendant James Holmes being interviewed by a...
11:56AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend...
11:32AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Suge Knight returns to court to try to dismiss murder case
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight's lawyer argues that a murder case against the former rap music mogul should be dismissed because one of the men he is accused of running over with his pickup t...
11:31AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Video: Edwards, Dillon take Memorial Day victories at Charlotte
For many people, Memorial Day Weekend is all about traveling. And with the current price of gasoline, it can easily be about fuel mileage as well.
8:00AM ( 1 day 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 )