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Friday June 23rd, 2017 7:51AM
Hall County lowers millage rate after taking public comment; passes modified budget
After weighing public comments made at two public hearings the previous week Hall County Commissioners were presented with a modified, and slightly lowered, budget and millage rate at the third, and final, public hearing Thursday evening.
11:29PM ( 8 hours ago )
Atlanta: Indictment returned in shooting death of former Gainesville resident
A 39-year-old man accused of shooting a former Gainesville resident on an Atlanta street in broad daylight has been indicted.
6:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
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System-owned drug dog in Hall schools' budget plan
A school system-owned drug dog could be part of efforts to fight illegal drugs in the Hall County School District in the next budget year, according to a school official.
5:09PM ( 14 hours ago )
Senate GOP releases bill to cut Medicaid, alter 'Obamacare'
Senate Republicans have released their long-awaited bill dismantling much of Barack Obama's health care law
2:25PM ( 17 hours ago )
Charges filed against truck driver for wreck that killed Winder woman
Lawrenceville Police have charged the truck driver involved in an eight-vehicle pile up on Ga. 316 that killed a Winder woman and injured 17 others June 12.
11:25AM ( 20 hours ago )
Habersham County begins hearings on proposed tax increase
Habersham County officials have begun the process of hearing from residents about the proposed tax increase they say is necessary in order to maintain needed services.
10:32AM ( 21 hours ago )
McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has unwrapped his plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law
3:45AM ( 4 hours ago )
Watch ole 'Bandit' run: Fans assemble to mark movie's 40th
They had a long way to go and a short time to get there, but hundreds of fans in Trans Ams have put the hammer down and made it to Atlanta to celebrate the 40th anniversary of "Smokey and the Bandit."
3:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce honors Silver Shovel recipients
At its monthly Board meeting on Thursday, June 22, the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce honored 15 community volunteers with its Silver Shovel awards.
7:20PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town
The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to hit the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world are expected in this quiet corner of the Pacific Northwest
7:31AM ( 18 minutes ago )
At Glastonbury, Depp asks about assassinating the president
Johnny Depp wants to know the last time an actor assassinated a president
7:28AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Ending guessing game, Trump admits there are no Comey tapes
President Donald Trump says he "did not make" and doesn't have any recordings of his private conversations with James Comey, his fired FBI director
7:19AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Road course ace Allmendinger goes for Sonoma win
Considered NASCAR’s top road course racer, A.J. Allmendinger has dazzled in qualifying at Sonoma Raceway with three top-two starts in as many years – but his results don’t match his speed.
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Braves hit 4 HRs, use 8-run 5th to hold off Giants 12-11
Lane Adams delivered a pinch-hit, three-run homer in Atlanta's eight-run fifth inning and the Braves beat Matt Cain and the San Francisco Giants 12-11 in a rain-delayed game Thursday night...
12:50AM ( 7 hours ago )
Hawks draft Wake Forest F Collins at No. 19 in NBA draft
After dumping Dwight Howard and facing the possible loss of Paul Millsap, the Atlanta Hawks needed to bulk up the front court. John Collins was the obvious choice in the NBA draft...
12:43AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
London police say manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people
7:17AM ( 32 minutes ago )
After May Brexit opening, EU leaders ask: where's the beef?
British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" on how to proceed with the negotiations to leave the bloc.
7:05AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Merkel to gather European G-20 participants next week
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July
7:03AM ( 47 minutes ago )
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Celebrity chef Darren Simpson dies in Australia
Celebrity chef Darren Simpson, Britain's youngest ever Young Chef of the Year, has died in Australia
6:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Qatar's neighbors issue stiff demands, McConnell stakes it all on health bill, massive sequoia tree moving two blocks
6:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'
President Donald Trump says it's "bothersome" that the man investigating possible ties between Trump's presidential campaign and Russia is good friends with fired FBI director James Comey.
3:33AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Road course ace Allmendinger goes for Sonoma win
Considered NASCAR’s top road course racer, A.J. Allmendinger has dazzled in qualifying at Sonoma Raceway with three top-two starts in as many years – but his results don’t match his speed.
By NASCAR Wire Service
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )