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Tuesday June 27th, 2017 4:45AM
No injuries reported in West Hall house fire
Hall County fire investigators are looking into the cause of a residential fire that extensively damaged a home in the western part of the county Monday night.
10:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall Co. Schools approve budget, boundaries, and boost in security
The Hall County Board of Education chatted congenially among themselves and with the small audience for nearly 30-minutes, filling time and waiting for the 6:30 p.m. conclusion of the third and final public hearing on the proposed FY 2018 budget and associated millage rate
9:16PM ( 7 hours ago )
Habersham sets millage rate, approves budget for upcoming year
As expected, the Habersham County Commission has approved its anticipated millage rate of 11.176 for 2017.
8:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
Trump travel ban partly reinstated; fall court arguments set
The Supreme Court is allowing President Donald Trump to forge ahead with a limited version of his ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries
6:28PM ( 10 hours ago )
Habersham investigators seek public’s help to solve aquatic center burglary
The Habersham County Sheriff’s Office hopes someone from the public can help them find the person or persons responsible for the weekend burglary of the Ruby Fulbright Aquatic Center near Clarkesville.
4:42PM ( 12 hours ago )
Benton will take the helm at Arrendale State Prison in Alto on July 1
A familiar face will be returning to lead Lee Arrendale State Prison as warden, effective July 1.
4:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
New feature on Hall County website gives citizens another way to communication with officials
Hall County Government announced Monday a new avenue of communication between county officials and citizens.
5:33PM ( 11 hours ago )
Clarkesville announces closure of Rocky Branch Road on Tuesday
The City of Clarkesville has announced the closure of a section of Rocky Branch Road on Tuesday, June 27.
3:32PM ( 13 hours ago )
Franklin County deputies arrest former police chief of Williamston, S.C., for bank robbery
A former South Carolina police chief was arrested in Franklin County over the weekend, charged with a bank robbery in Simpsonville.
1:52PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment
As recently as February, Liu Xiaobo's brother dismissed reports that the Nobel Peace laureate might be ill in Chinese prison
4:01AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Democrats aim to blast Trump for favoring wealthy
Democrats are out to capitalize on what they believe is growing public sentiment that President Donald Trump is turning his back on the people who got him elected in favor of his wealthy peers
3:53AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered
The Supreme Court's ruling to allow President Donald Trump's travel ban go forward in part leaves more questions than it answers
3:45AM ( 59 minutes ago )
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Collins hopes for hands-on lessons from Millsap with Hawks
John Collins has used Hawks star Paul Millsap's versatile game as a model for the player he hopes to become with Atlanta.
10:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
Beat the Freeze: Braves' promotional race off and running
When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion, he had no idea it was the start of something special.
10:19PM ( 6 hours ago )
Strategy propels Brad Keselowski to third place finish
No one has ever accused Team Penske driver Brad Keselowski and his No. 2 team of following conventional wisdom when it comes to race strategy.
6:00AM ( 22 hours ago )
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Albania Socialists win polls, can govern without partner
Nearly complete election results show that Albania's left-wing Socialist Party has secured a second mandate
4:20AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill
Congress' nonpartisan budget referee says the Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million additional people uninsured in 2026 compared to President Barack Obama's law
4:02AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Supreme Court playground ruling feeds school voucher debate
Proponents of letting students use public money to go to religious schools, including Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, applaud the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a Lutheran church was wrongly denied a state grant for its preschool's playground
3:24AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs
President Donald Trump should have been ready for a bear hug from Narendra Modi
4:09AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Box Office Top 20: 'Transformers 5' tops with series low
Michael Bay's "Transformers: The Last Knight" topped the box office charts but it was a dubious success
2:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
Russell Westbrook wins NBA MVP; Rockets, Bucks take 2 awards
Russell Westbrook has been voted NBA MVP after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season
1:17AM ( 3 hours ago )
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How do you plan to implement fireworks into your July 4th holiday this year?
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I'm going to take in a professional fireworks display.
Both of the above
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Hagan leads Saturday Funny Car qualifying at Norwalk
Matt Hagan powered to his third No. 1 qualifier of the season Saturday at the 11th annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals at Summit Racing Equipment Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
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1:30AM ( 2 days ago )