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Monday May 25th, 2015 5:42PM
Baseball: Gettys gem puts Red Elephants one win from AAAAA title
Gainesville’s Jonathan Gettys pitched a two-hit masterpiece to lead the Red Elephants to a 6-2 win over Greenbrier Monday in Game 1 of their best-of-three Class AAAAA state championship series.
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Lula remembers on Memorial Day
With prayer, song and inspired speech, the City of Lula, its citizens and veterans joined the nation in remembering the nation's war dead this Memorial Day.
3:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
VIDEO: Memorial Day Tribute
As we honor our fallen service men and women, Commander of the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard, Jonathan Jackson, takes a moment to talk of the importance of Memorial Day and discuss what message we should take away as we remember our fallen heroes.
3:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
University of North Georgia softball team wins national championship
Junior pitcher Courtney Poole struck out four while giving up just two hits to lead the University of North Georgia softball team to a 5-0 win against Dixie State and the program's first national title.
2:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
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One person killed, another injured in Cornelia traffic accident
The Georgia State Patrol has released new details in a wreck that killed one person and injured another Monday morning in Habersham County.
2:40PM ( 3 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville Memorial Day parade draws hundreds
Civilians and service members came together and lined Green Street in Gainesville Monday morning for the annual Memorial Day Parade.
12:15PM ( 5 hours ago )
Police arrest man after car involved in two police chases
Officials said a state trooper fired at a suspect during a chase, but no one was injured.
3:16PM ( 2 hours ago )
WATCH: UNG Softball competes. in program's first D-II softball NC
The University of North Georgia softball team is on its way to play for its first-ever NCAA Division II National Championship.
11:38AM ( 6 hours ago )
Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) — Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.That and other...
8:59AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13...
5:36PM ( 4 minutes ago )
The Latest on weather: 12 missing people from 2 families
4 p.m. CDTAuthorities say the 12 people reported missing after flash-flooding in Central Texas were staying together in a home swept away by the rushing water in a small town popular with tourists.Hay...
5:04PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Charter nears deal for Time Warner Cable
Charter Communications Inc. is close to buying Time Warner Cable for about $55 billion, two people familiar with the negotiations.The people spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because of the priva...
5:02PM ( 38 minutes ago )
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Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.He saved a few more shots for Cleveland's scrappy guard afterward.Horford was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and tossed fr...
1:51AM ( 15 hours ago )
Fuel mileage gamble gives Edwards Charlotte victory
Carl Edwards rolled the dice and came up a winner as he stretched out his fuel just enough to cover the 600-mile distance to snap a 31-race winless streak and collect his first victory of the season in Sunday night’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:51AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong prote...
4:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fi...
3:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — As President Barack Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it...
2:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
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2 B.B. King daughters allege 2 closest aides poisoned him
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days are accusing King's two closest aides of poisoning him.Las Vegas police homicide detecti...
4:59PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell together again for new album
NEW YORK (AP) — Even though the server got his order wrong, Rodney Crowell waits patiently for his egg-white omelet. He chats with Emmylou Harris as she picks at her grapefruit, revealing his easygoin...
3:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."Disney's expensive fantasy adventure essentially had Memorial Day weekend to itself, and still only pulled in a modest $41.7 mil...
2:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Jack Beckman scores Funny Car victory at Topeka
Funny Car racer Jack Beckman finished off a record-setting weekend of racing at Heartland Park Topeka Sunday by claiming a victory over category icon John Force at the NHRA Kansas Nationals.
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12:25AM ( 17 hours ago )
History and Heritage on display at Ft. Hollingsworth for Memorial Day weekend
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
7:34PM ( 1 day ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
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