Friday February 23rd, 2018 6:44PM
Police experts urge intensive training if teachers are armed
Law enforcement experts say it takes specialized and constant training to know how to act in an active shooter situation
5:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall County Schools: Source of FBHS gun violence rumor determined
Officials with the Hall County School District said Friday in an email statement they have located the source of a rumor at Flowery Branch High School earlier this week involving a student and an alleged attack on the school.
2:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville man dies, 3 others hurt in Lula area wreck
​A Gainesville driver was killed and three other people were injured in a two-vehicle crash on Ga. 365 at Athens Street in Lula Thursday afternoon.
2:31PM ( 4 hours ago )
Record warmth reported in Gainesville, elsewhere in Ga. Thursday
Record high temperatures for the date fell in several places in Georgia Thursday, including Gainesville.
10:04AM ( 8 hours ago )
UPDATE: Second West Forsyth High School student arrested for alleged threat
​A second West Forsyth High School student was arrested Thursday afternoon for an additional threat against the school on social media.
6:30AM ( 12 hours ago )
Lula steaming ahead with planning for depot renovations
It’s taken longer than originally hoped, but Lula officials say planning to renovate the city-owned railroad depot is back on track.
6:03AM ( 12 hours ago )
Georgia Senate advances adoption bill called anti-LGBT
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill that would allow adoption agencies receiving taxpayer funding to refuse to work with same-sex couples
5:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Broad rally helps stocks end a choppy week slightly higher
Wall Street capped several days of choppy trading Friday with a broad rally that gave the stock market a modest gain for the week
4:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
White County BOE assures parents they are concerned about school safety
With several school threats making news in the last week, including one in White County, the White County Board of Education took several minutes during its meeting Thursday night to discuss the issue.
2:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Greitens blames politics, but even some in GOP concerned
Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is blaming his felony indictment on a "reckless liberal prosecutor," holding fast to the assertion that any case stemming from his admitted extramarital affair is politically driven
6:38PM ( 4 minutes ago )
More companies end ties with NRA as pressure mounts
US companies are taking a closer look at investments, co-branding deals and other ties to the gun industry and its public face, the National Rifle Association, after the latest school massacre.
6:34PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Missouri governor indicted under law targeting peeping toms
Missouri governor indicted on felony charge under law passed to punish peeping toms who video or photograph victims
6:30PM ( 12 minutes ago )
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Longtime coach, referee Howington elected to National Wrestling Hall of Fame
Northeast Georgia resident William Howington has been elected to the Georgia Chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame for lifetime service to the sport of wrestling.
1:12PM ( 5 hours ago )
Culberson's home runs big on quality, if not quantity
In two seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Charlie Culberson hit only two home runs. But one clinched a playoff berth and the other came in the 11th inning of a World Series game.
1:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
Playoff basketball: Sour day for area teams in Sweet 16
It was a tough night all around for northeast Georgia basketball, as Thursday's Sweet 16 state playoff contests proved anything but...
6:12AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Trump, Turnbull praise each other on immigration and taxes
President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull put their "mateship" on full display Friday at the White House as they took turns praising each other's approaches on immigration and taxes.
6:25PM ( 17 minutes ago )
US asks judge to approve seizure of Pharma Bro's assets
"Pharma Bro" Martin Shkreli appears in court for 1st time since judge locked him up for his online antics
6:13PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Retiree wins sweepstakes, plans to get her kicks on Route 66
Pennsylvania retiree wins $1 million upfront, $5,000 a week for the rest of her life through Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes; she and husband hope to fulfill their dream of traveling US Route 66 from Chicago to California
6:02PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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US gymnasts tell AP sport rife with verbal, emotional abuse
U.S. gymnasts say the sport plagued by a win-at-all-cost culture rife with verbal, emotional and sometimes physical abuse
6:02PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Former NFL player detained by police after Instagram post
A law enforcement official says former Miami Dolphins player Jonathan Martin was taken into Los Angeles police custody after a threatening Instagram post and is being questioned but is not under arrest
5:56PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Versace, Cavalli, Etro, Marras update their design DNA
For anyone wanting to unlock the DNA of Milan ready-to-wear, a new museum exhibition surveying three decades of Italian fashion offers some codes
5:53PM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Atlanta holds strong memories for Kevin Harvick
For so many longtime NASCAR fans, Kevin Harvick’s maiden win at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2001 was memorable for the context he scored it in.
By Holly Cain-NASCAR Wire Service
6:00AM ( 12 hours ago )