Wednesday November 25th, 2015 9:18AM
Overnight fire damages Clermont home
An early morning fire damaged a double wide mobile home in the Clermont area Wednesday, according to Hall County Fire Services officials.
8:39AM ( 39 minutes 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 ( 1 hour 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.
9:45PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Non-life-threatening injuries reported in small plane crash
Gwinnett County police and fire officials say two people received non-life-threatening injuries after a small plane went down in the backyard of a private home.
4:38PM ( 16 hours ago )
Who's open for Thanksgiving and Black Friday shopping
More and more businesses are opening their doors on Thanksgiving instead of Black Friday. Here are the hours for some popular North Georgia shopping centers.
4:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
Man booked on charges in fatal Forsyth County wreck
One of two drivers involved in a fatal traffic accident just off of Georgia 400 in Forsyth County a week ago faced charges in the case Tuesday.
2:25PM ( 18 hours ago )
Fewer Americans sought US unemployment aid last week as applications fall to very low 260,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment aid dropped sharply last week, the Labor Department said Wednesday, the latest sign that businesses are cutting few jobs.THE NUMBERS: W...
8:47AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Rain-delayed holiday attractions at Lanier Islands to open Friday
A unusually wet fall in north Georgia has had a impact on a lot of things, such as road work, fall festivals and even plans for this year's holiday attractions at Lanier Islands.
8:33AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Police: Uber driver led officers to hotel shooting suspects
Police say an Uber driver led them to three suspects after a shooting at an Atlanta-area hotel that left one person with life-threatening injuries.
5:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Teen charged as an adult in Philadelphia traffic stop that ended with state trooper shot
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A 17-year-old has been charged in connection with a chaotic Philadelphia traffic stop that ended with a state trooper shot and a school bus engulfed in flames.Giovanni Cotto was ch...
8:47AM ( 30 minutes ago )
With officer charged and video released, Chicago awaits more protests of police shooting
CHICAGO (AP) — The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with murder and jailed. The graphic video of the slaying has been made public. And in the hours after the foota...
7:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Thanksgiving travel begins with gas prices low, terrorism fears high
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An expanded version of America's annual Thanksgiving travel saga has begun with gas prices low and terrorism fears high.An estimated 46.9 million Americans are expected to take a ca...
7:31AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 7 hours from now )
(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 ( 11 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 ( 11 hours ago )
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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 ( 1 hour from now )
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 ( 9 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 ( 9 hours ago )
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Orders for US durable goods jump 3 percent in October with solid investment advance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders for long-lasting manufactured goods posted a solid gain in October after two months of weakness, while a key category that tracks business investment plans advanced by the lar...
8:38AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Vanishing Chinese executives a vexatious mystery for Hong Kong stock market investors
HONG KONG (AP) — The chairman of the Hong Kong arm of one of China's biggest securities companies goes missing. The head of another firm resurfaces after months incommunicado. An executive at a film s...
8:28AM ( 49 minutes ago )
VW to offer quick fix in Europe for 1.6 and 2.0 liter diesel engines affected by scandal
BERLIN (AP) — Volkswagen says it will take less than an hour to bring 1.6 and 2.0 liter turbodiesel engines in Europe into line with emissions rules.The German automaker has pledged to fix 11 million...
7:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Angelina Jolie Pitt to serve as honorary head of Cambodian film festival
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The little-known Cambodia International Film Festival is getting a star-powered boost this year from Angelina Jolie Pitt.The Hollywood star, who is currently in Cambodia fi...
6:24AM ( 2 hours ago )
Boston Marathon bombing survivors brace for movies, documentaries about deadly attack
BOSTON (AP) — Less than three years after bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others at the Boston Marathon, two movies, a play and an HBO documentary are in the works, causing decided...
12:58AM ( 8 hours ago )
Rosie O'Donnell goes from 'Empire' fan to guest star on Wednesday's episode of Fox drama
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rosie O'Donnell was delighted when "Empire" creator Lee Daniels invited her to guest star on the Fox drama, then got a case of nerves."I'd watched the performances, and I'm stunned...
8:28PM ( 12 hours 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.
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8:10PM ( 3 days ago )
Jobless insurance claims up statewide in Oct., but not in Gainesville
First-time claims for unemployment insurance were up ten percent in Georgia in October compared to September but down nearly 30 percent in Gainesville.
11:00AM ( 3 days ago )