Wednesday November 25th, 2015 10:16PM
Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe' during White House ceremony
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and...
9:18PM ( 58 minutes ago )
The big getaway: Thanksgiving travelers hit the road and pack airports, despite terror fears
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The big Thanksgiving getaway went into full swing Wednesday with drivers delighted by the lowest November gas prices in years and many airline passengers undaunted by terrorism fear...
7:10PM ( 3 hours ago )
Traffic slowed Wed. afternoon by overturned dump truck on Candler Hwy.
Traffic was slowed on Candler Highway in Gainesville Wednesday afternoon because of an overturned dump truck near Cottrell Trailers.
3:39PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville officials say 2,600 gallons of sludge accidentally pumped into Flat Creek
City officials said an estimated 2,600 gallons of sludge was accidentally pumped into Flat Creek Tuesday evening.
2:31PM ( 7 hours ago )
Man faces charges in Hall subdivision home invasion
A 20-year-old Gainesville man faces charges in an early September home invasion in Hall County.
12:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
Police probe killing after man found dead inside Lawrenceville home
Police are investigating the killing of a man whose body was found inside a home in the Lawrenceville area outside Atlanta.
12:05PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Border Patrol: Nearly 5,000 unaccompanied children crossed US-Mexico border in October
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection statistics show nearly 5,000 unaccompanied immigrant children were caught illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in October, almost double the...
5:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
Georgia sheriff revels in 'politically incorrect' sign
The Harris County sheriff has posted a sign outside his department that says his county is politically incorrect, and anyone who has a problem with that can leave.
5:27PM ( 4 hours ago )
AP Interview: Coke executive addresses company's 'adversarial' relationship with critics
NEW YORK (AP) — Coke says it wants to mend relations with critics of its sugary drinks.Sandy Douglas, president of Coke North America, said in an interview with The Associated Press that Coke is hopin...
4:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
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The Latest: Documents: Man called friend, a police officer, about Minneapolis protest shooting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The latest in the investigation into the fatal shooting of a black man by Minneapolis police that has sparked more than a week of demonstrations (all times local):8:45 p.m.Court doc...
10:01PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Public library set to open in polygamous community that's been without 1 for decades
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A public library is set to open next year in a polygamous town on the Utah-Arizona border that hasn't had one for decades because of controlling sect leaders who try to limit fol...
9:56PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Protesters say they will try to shut down famous Chicago shopping district on Black Friday
CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered again Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down...
9:29PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Wolves proving early skeptics wrong
It’s hard to imagine a Buford team having to play with a chip on its shoulder. But if ever there has been a collective group of Wolves that felt the need, the 2015 squad is it.
5:14PM ( 5 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County seniors leading, enjoying Tigers' march through history
At the start of the season, Dawson County football players knew their team had plenty of potential -- but this has them pinching themselves a little bit.
9:39PM ( 1 day ago )
Five games, five state title hopes go on the line Friday
Three area football teams are playing for history, while two more are looking to reclaim their spots in the state semifinals on Friday, as the quarterfinal round of the GHSA playoffs gets underway.
9:30PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Mann, Frazier help Georgia hold off High Point 49-46
It's Thanksgiving not Halloween, but Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox was sure the Bulldogs were waking the dead with their 49-46 win over High Point Wednesday.
11:50PM ( 1 hour from now )
Braves add veteran pitcher Bud Norris to young rotation
The Braves have added a veteran pitcher to their young rotation, agreeing to a one-year contract with right-hander Bud Norris.
9:36PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Georgia State falls to Ole MIss
Stefan Moody scored 21 points to lead Mississippi to a 68-59 victory over Georgia State on Wednesday night.
9:28PM ( 48 minutes ago )
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Dueling portraits of media mogul Redstone's health emerge in court fight over medical care
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A legal battle that began Wednesday over medical care for ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has produced dueling portraits of the billionaire's health and mental state.Redstone's f...
8:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Costco: FDA tests point toward celery, onions from California farm as source of E. coli
SEATTLE (AP) — Testing has pointed toward a vegetable mix from a California food wholesaler as the source of E. coli in Costco chicken salad that has been linked to an outbreak that has sickened 19 pe...
8:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
California demands fixes to 16,000 more VW, Porsche. Audi cars as scandal widens
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California air quality regulators on Wednesday demanded a recall of up to 16,000 additional Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesels as the Volkswagen emissions scandal widened.The noti...
5:51PM ( 4 hours ago )
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After uproar, ads featuring Nazi imagery pulled from New York City subway
NEW YORK (AP) — An ad campaign that featured Nazi imagery has been pulled from the New York City subway system.Seats on the 42nd Street shuttle between Times Square and Grand Central Terminal were wra...
4:58PM ( 5 hours ago )
No passport needed: Nat Geo Wild takes TV viewers on live African safaris for 'Big Cat Week'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — As a chaser to the Thanksgiving feast and football, consider heading out on an African safari.There's strictly armchair travel involved for Nat Geo Wild's live telecasts from Sabi S...
4:51PM ( 5 hours ago )
Massachusetts court tosses defamation lawsuits filed by founder of '70s rock band Boston
BOSTON (AP) — Defamation lawsuits filed by the founder of the rock group Boston against the ex-wife of the band's late lead singer and the Boston Herald were thrown out Wednesday by the highest court...
3:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Kyle Busch surges to Sprint Cup title with Homestead win
Ten months ago, Kyle Busch was sitting in a hospital bed wondering if his season was over before it began. Sunday night, he was back sitting in victory lane as the 2015 Sprint Cup Champion.
By Pete McCole
8:34PM ( 3 days ago )
Baldwin prepares for new city hall, razing of old downtown buildings
Change is in the works for downtown Baldwin.
3:02PM ( 3 days ago )