Sunday October 4th, 2015 7:30AM
Gainesville City Council to hold final public hearing on tax increase, consider fire department grant
The Gainesville City Council is set to hold its final public hearing on a proposed tax increase for the fiscal year, and they will also consider $22,500 in grant money for the Gainesville Fire Department at their meeting Tuesday.
6:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
More heavy rain and flooding forecast along parts off waterlogged East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of lett...
12:02AM ( 7 hours ago )
Tide rolls over Dogs in a rout
Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the Crimson Tide as a force in the national race.
11:59PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Two injured in head on collision Saturday
A two car accident snarled traffic on Dawsonville Highway Saturday afternoon.
10:26PM ( 9 hours ago )
Flood Warnings issued in North Georgia
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings in the north Georgia area.
10:02PM ( 9 hours ago )
6 US airmen who died in Afghanistan plane crash identified; Georgian among them
DYESS AIR FORCE BASE, Texas (AP) — The Department of Defense has identified the six American airmen killed when a U.S. Air Force military transport plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan.
6:04PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Gainesvillle man named to state board
Nicholas Haynes has been named to the state Board of Veterinary Medicine
6:27PM ( 13 hours ago )
Regulators close Ga. bank; 7th bank failure of 2015
Regulators are closing a small Georgia bank, marking the seventh failure of a federally insured bank this year.
2:05PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Survivors say Oregon gunman gave student something to take to authorities
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the flo...
7:10AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Pope opens family meeting: Marriage is forever, but church must accept wounded couples
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened a divisive meeting of the world's bishops on family issues Sunday by forcefully asserting that marriage is an indissoluble bond between man and woman. But he sa...
5:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
And action! Hillary Clinton plays a wise bartender consoling candidate Clinton in 'SNL' sketch
WASHINGTON (AP) — Set 'em up, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and lend an ear to the troubles of a presidential candidate.The front-runner for the Democratic nomination appeared on the season opener of "Satur...
5:08AM ( 2 hours ago )
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VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 19 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Dawson County battles past East Hall to stay tied for first in 7-AAA
Dawson County football maybe under a new head coach and still learning its way through the 2015 campaign, but the Tigers are currently tied for first place in Region 7-AAA.
11:30AM ( 20 hours ago )
(VIDEO) No. 3 Dragons, Wood roll over No. 4 Elbert, 27-8
It may have been advertised as the Colby Wood vs. Mecole Hardman showdown. But it was the Dragons offensive line that deserved top-billing Friday night.
11:17AM ( 20 hours ago )
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Watkinsville's Townley scores first Truck Series win at Las Vegas
John Wes Townley collected his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night, saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350.
2:20AM ( 5 hours ago )
Fittipaldi, Barbosa capture Prototype title at Petit Le Mans
Christian Fittipaldi and Joao Barbosa – with an assist by IndyCar star Sebastien Bourdais – overcame treacherous weather conditions on Saturday at Road Atlanta, using a Prototype (P) class victory in the rain-shortened 18th edition of the Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda to clinch their second consecutive TUDOR United SportsCar Championship.
1:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
Watson leads No. 22 Clemson over Notre Dame
Former Gainesville High standout Deshaun Watson threw for two touchdowns, ran for a third, and Clemson's defense stopped DeShone Kizer on a tying two-point conversion as the 12th-ranked Tigers held on to beat No. 6 Notre Dame 24-22 on Saturday night.
12:28AM ( 7 hours ago )
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AP analysis: Death by the dozens; experts calculate toll of VW pollution dodge over 7 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — Volkswagen's pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Ass...
9:08PM ( 10 hours ago )
Germany marks 25 years of unity, with increasing power in Europe and new refugee challenge
BERLIN (AP) — Germany marks a quarter-century as a reunited nation on Saturday, with two leaders from the formerly communist east heading a country that increasingly asserts itself as Europe's politic...
12:21PM ( 19 hours ago )
Weakness and strength: Here are 7 snapshots of the US job market found in the employment data
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. job market no longer looks quite so robust.Employers added a meager 142,000 jobs in September, the government said Friday. And the average job gain for each of the past thre...
10:05AM ( 21 hours ago )
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Paris parties all night with silent disco, off-beat art shows for annual 'Sleepless Night'
PARIS (AP) — Thousands of Parisians danced in eerie silence at the Gare du Nord train station and galleries left their doors open all night for the French capital's annual "Sleepless Night" festival.A...
4:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
'Lust, Caution' star Tang Wei looks for chemistry with people on film set
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Chinese actress Tang Wei is not obsessed about finding the right role for her future film project.For the "Lust, Caution" star, it is the people she works with on a film set...
11:05PM ( 8 hours ago )
Despite Afropunk's cancelled debut music festival in Atlanta, all not lost with volunteer work
ATLANTA (AP) — Even though Afropunk's debut in Atlanta was cancelled due to impending bad weather, all was not lost for the music festival's community service efforts.The festival's program called Afr...
12:43PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Westbrook captures Road Atlanta pole for Petit Le Mans
Watching steady rain fall throughout the day Friday at Road Atlanta, TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Prototype (P) points leader Richard Westbrook knew that his No. 90 VisitFlorida.com Corvette DP would start on the pole for Saturday’s season-ending Petit Le Mans powered by Mazda if qualifying was cancelled due to the weather at Road Atlanta.
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12:43AM ( 1 day ago )
Hall County SPLOST Citizen Review Committee wants all cities involved
The Hall County SPLOST VII Citizens’ Review Committee met for the second time Monday afternoon at the Hall County Government Center, elected leaders and immediately began sharing their visions of the committee’s objectives.
8:53PM ( 4 days ago )