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Friday May 29th, 2015 10:27AM
Latest on flooding: Brazos River rising again in North Texas
8:55 a.m. (CDT)Authorities say the Brazos River in North Texas' Parker County is rising again due to new rain and the opening of two flood gates upstream at Possum Kingdom Lake.
9:57AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Fire, possible explosions destroy mobile home near Lula
A late night fire in east Hall County destroyed a double-wide home, and Hall County fire officials said neighbors heard a series of explosions just before the fire erupted.
8:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
Guns, training gun found where police say sheriff shot woman
Investigators recovered multiple guns as well as a fake training gun from the empty model home where police said a Georgia sheriff shot and critically wounded a woman, according to law enforcement documents.
7:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Wreck involving church bus results in multiple injuries
A head-on crash involving a church bus and a Lincoln Town Car left around 20 people hurt near Toccoa Thursday night.
12:04AM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission delays agreement with F. Branch for road improvements
An intergovernmental agreement that has been in consideration for four years that would bring turn lanes and new pavement to the intersection of McEver Road and Gainesville Street is going to wait, at least for now.
8:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe, the city's Chief Financial Officer, has been named the Interim Gainesville City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 17 hours ago )
Georgia Hooters waitress donates kidney to longtime regular
ROSWELL, Ga. (AP) — A waitress at a Hooters in Georgia will donate her kidney to a longtime regular customer of the restaurant.WXIA-TV (http://on.11alive.com/1Jbsi1j) reports Don Thomas is a frequent...
7:20AM ( 3 hours ago )
3rd Ga. man pleads guilty in anti-government militia plot
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a third man has pleaded guilty in an anti-government militia plot.
10:02PM ( 12 hours ago )
Man fatally shot by central Ga. sheriff's deputy
Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.
6:34PM ( 15 hours ago )
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THE LATEST: Handshake for Palestinian, Israeli soccer chiefs
ZURICH (AP) — The latest on FIFA developments:4:10 p.m. (1410 GMT; 10:10 a.m. EDT)It took several awkward minutes, but finally there was a handshake between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer chiefs a...
10:19AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Myanmar warns against 'finger pointing' at migrant meeting
BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended Friday with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar criticizing those blaming it for fuelin...
10:17AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Cleanup of oily goo could allow California beaches to reopen
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline that was closed to swimmers and surfers after globs of oily goo washed ashore could reopen Friday after a two-day clean...
10:05AM ( 21 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
5:48PM ( 7 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 1 hour from now )
Georgia, ex-Habersham standout McCoy chosen as Nicklaus Award finalist
Georgia golfer Lee McCoy has been chosen as one of five finalists for the 2015 Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
11:00AM ( 32 minutes from now )
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Stocks open slightly lower after economic data disappoints
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were moderately lower in early morning trading Friday after the government reported that the U.S. economy contracted in the first three months of the year.The revised data,...
10:10AM ( 16 minutes ago )
US consumer sentiment drops in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — A weak U.S. economy pulled down consumer sentiment in May.The University of Michigan says its index of consumer sentiment fell to 90.7 from 95.9 in April. The May reading was the low...
10:10AM ( 16 minutes ago )
US economy fell at 0.7 pct. rate in winter but is rebounding
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the first three months of the year, depressed by a severe winter and a widening trade deficit.The government's revised estimat...
10:07AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend...
9:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gordon-Levitt has high hopes for impact of 'Snowden'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has big expectations for the impact of "Snowden."The 34-year-old actor wrapped filming earlier this month on the Oliver Stone thriller about former National Sec...
8:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Biblical soap opera enjoying ungodly success in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The actress agonizes on her deathbed, her hair and makeup impeccable, as the hunky male lead clutches her hand. Tears pour down his face while her eyelids flutter to a final clos...
8:13AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Roberts wins race, McIntosh takes SNS title at Rome
Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga. claimed his second Old Man’s Garage Spring Nationals Series victory of the season after passing Austin Smith for the lead on lap 18 and never looked back at Rome Speedway in Rome, Ga. on Sunday night.
By Chris Tilley
10:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 1 day ago )