Wednesday November 25th, 2015 5:29PM
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 ( 2 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
US sales of new homes rise 10.7 percent in October, propelled by buying in Northeast
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes recovered in October after suffering a steep drop in September, returning to this year's trend of an improving market for real estate developers and builders.The C...
11:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
Overnight fire damages home
An early morning fire damaged a double wide mobile home Wednesday, according to Hall County Fire Services officials.
8:39AM ( 8 hours ago )
To grandmother's house: Thanksgiving getaway begins with gas prices low, terrorism fears high
LOS ANGELES (AP) — That other Thanksgiving tradition — congested highways and jammed airports — is getting underway with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.An estimated 46.9 million Americans are...
7:31AM ( 9 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 ( 54 minutes ago )
UN says 2015 already a record hot year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of man-made global warming and a strong El Nino, Earth's wild weather this year is bursting the annual heat record, the World Meteorological Organization announced on Wednesd...
12:27PM ( 5 hours ago )
Braselton takes input for new park along SR 124
Residents in Braselton are being asked to give their input on a new 71-acre park along State Route 124.
11:37AM ( 5 hours ago )
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The Latest: 4th man in custody in Minneapolis protester shootings; no charges before Monday
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):3:50 p.m.Law enfor...
5:08PM ( 20 minutes ago )
At funeral for Minneapolis man killed by police, protesters vow to stay, keep fighting
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people filled a north Minneapolis church on Wednesday to pay their respects to a man whose death in a confrontation with police sparked more than a week of ongoing prote...
5:05PM ( 23 minutes ago )
The Latest: Presidential candidate Sanders weighs in on fatal police shooting in Chicago
CHICAGO (AP) — The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local):3 p.m.Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says all Ameri...
4:51PM ( 37 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 ( 15 minutes 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 ( 19 hours 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 ( 19 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Marshall brothers add turkey to Georgia-Ga Tech rivalry
The Georgia-Georgia Tech rivalry this year will feature a Thanksgiving feast that brings opposing players to the same dinner table.
10:52AM ( 6 hours ago )
Boys basketball: Discovery knocks off White County for Turkey Shootout title
Discovery won the boys Turkey Shootout Tournament at Chestatee High Tuesday with a 71-61 victory over White County in the finals.
12:16AM ( 17 hours ago )
Boys basketball: Lions take out Vikings for Piedmont Classic crown
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team knocked off East Hall 87-69 on Tuesday to claim the Piedmont College Hardwood Classic title in Demorest.
12:07AM ( 17 hours 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 has begun over media mogul Sumner Redstone and control of the 92-year-old billionaire's medical care.Redstone's former companion Manuela Herzer says in a probate fili...
5:04PM ( 24 minutes ago )
CDC expects number of people affected by E. coli outbreak tied to Costco chicken salad to grow
SEATTLE (AP) — The number of people sickened in an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves...
4:50PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Once-high hopes for Marissa Mayer have faded as Yahoo stock sags, investors grow restless
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marissa Mayer's nearly four-year attempt to turn around Yahoo needs a turnaround itself, repeating a pattern of futility that has hobbled one of the Internet's best-known companie...
4:49PM ( 39 minutes 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 ( 30 minutes 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 ( 37 minutes 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 ( 1 hour ago )
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Buescher takes Xfinity Series title, Larson wins finale
Chris Buescher won his first-career NASCAR Xfinity Series Championship in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, beating out defending series champion Chase Elliott for the title in just his second full season in the series.
By Pete McCole
8:10PM ( 3 days 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 ( 19 hours ago )