Tuesday May 18th, 2021 7:36AM

B.J. Williams

Assistant News Director
B.J. Williams
Bertha weakens to a tropical storm
Bertha has weakened to a tropical storm just a day after becoming a hurricane as it moves northward in the Atlantic, posing no direct threat to the U.S. East Coast.
5:38AM ( 6 years ago )
Hurricane Bertha unlikely to make landfall in US
Newly formed Hurricane Bertha was churning northward Monday far from land, posing no direct threat to the U.S. East Coast.
1:34PM ( 6 years ago )
Collins sets town hall meetings in home district
Ninth District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) has scheduled three town hall meetings with constituents during his break from Washington this month.
1:26PM ( 6 years ago )
Son: Mother's Ebola should spark push for cure
Missionary Nancy Writebol, one of two known Americans stricken with Ebola, wasn't looking to abandon her overseas work. But Jeremy Writebol believes his 59-year-old mother can yield a greater good from her impending return to the United States amid West Africa's worst-ever outbreak of the often-deadly virus.
12:44PM ( 6 years ago )
Stocks recover some ground but questions remain
U.S. stocks were slightly higher early Monday, helped by a decent earnings report from Berkshire Hathaway and the announcement of a bailout package for a struggling Portuguese bank.
10:29AM ( 6 years ago )
Obama keeping low profile on 53rd birthday
President Barack Obama is keeping a low public profile as he celebrates his 53rd birthday.
10:25AM ( 6 years ago )
DOT evaluating sinkhole in Gainesville
Crews from the Georgia Department of Transportation are evaluating a sinkhole that has opened in a parking lot on John Morrow Parkway at Pearl Nix Parkway in Gainesville.
10:00AM ( 6 years ago )
Death toll from quake in South China stands at 398
Rescuers dug through shattered homes Monday looking for survivors of a strong earthquake in southern China as the death toll rose to at least 398 people, with more than 1,800 injured. Rainstorms were expected to hinder rescue efforts over the coming days.
9:19AM ( 6 years ago )
AAA: August gas prices hit 4-year low
Motorists heading to the gas pumps are finding the cheapest August gas prices since 2010.
7:15AM ( 6 years ago )
Vandals topple gravestones in Forsyth County
Authorities are investigating after the gravestones of some of Forsyth County's founders were vandalized at a small cemetery.
5:56AM ( 6 years ago )