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Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his...
11:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
More than 20 people arrested by Georgia, Tennessee authorities on sex-related charges
Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking and online exploitation of children in Tennessee and Georgia.
6:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Hall County plans discussion of South Hall traffic signals, maintenance of I-985 exits
Discussions involving the need for more traffic signals in the South Hall area and the maintenance of exits along I-985 in that part of the county are planned by the county commission Monday.
3:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Labor department, VA team up for employment workshops for veterans
State labor officials are teaming up later this month with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on a couple of employment workshops in north Georgia designed specifically for veterans.
12:01PM ( 13 hours ago )
Neighborhood watch program partners with Hall County Sheriff's Office
​Hall County authorities have partnered with a neighborhood watch website to increase efforts in county neighborhoods.
10:02AM ( 15 hours ago )
East Hall home destroyed by early morning fire, residents evaluated for smoke inhalation
Two people suffered what appeared to be minor smoke inhalation when their mobile home was destroyed in the eastern part of Hall County early Saturday morning.
8:40AM ( 16 hours ago )
School lockdowns now routine part of student life in Georgia
School lockdowns, and preparing for a possible intruder, have become a fact of life for many Georgia schools.
10:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
20 Hall County students chosen semifinalists for Governor's Honors Program
Twenty Hall County School District students have been selected as Semifinalists for the Governor’s Honors Program
9:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville-based food bank benefits from Kroger 'Can Hunger' food drive
Thanks to the Gainesville area’s support, it was another record-breaking year for Kroger’s annual “Can Hunger” Food Drive.
5:14PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Brett Favre, Ken Stabler, Marvin Harrison, Kevin Greene, Orlando Pace and Tony Dungy have been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken "The Snake" Stabler's career.Favre, a New Orleans Saints fan,...
12:46AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Hillary Clinton is trying to overcome Bernie Sanders' advantage in New Hampshire before Tuesday's primary but is facing blunt questions about her trustworthiness and her explanation of the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — Trailing rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton sought to summon another New Hampshire comeback on Saturday but faced blunt questions about her trustworthiness and explanation of...
12:42AM ( 21 minutes ago )
The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.Giant jackhammers reduced 220 feet of...
12:28AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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STATE CHAMP: Jefferson's Porter wins GHSA 100 freestyle title
Jefferson’s Camille Porter had a big day Saturday at the 2016 Georgia High School Association swimming championships at the McCauley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech... (PHOTO GALLERY FROM AREA COMPETITORS IN ATLANTA INCLUDED.)
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Boys basketball: Riverside notches 8-AA's top seed, first state berth since 2009-10
The Riverside Military basketball team completed an impressive regular season on Saturday.
11:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Frazier leads Georgia past short-handed Auburn, 65-55
Georgia couldn't generate consistent offense and had only three scorers in double figures. Against a short-handed Auburn team, that was still enough for a runaway win.
9:51PM ( 3 hours ago )
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White County man gets new term on state panel
White County Probate Judge Garrison Baker has been named to a new term on the board that oversees the state probate judges retirement fund.
3:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Company culture is the focus of Hall Chamber's small business seminar for February
North Georgia business owner Lee Goff will present the seminar titled "7 Ways Company Culture Leads to Business Success" as part of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's monthly small business seminar series.
12:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
8:30AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco's psychedelic sound, has died
MILL VALLEY, Calif. (AP) — Dan Hicks, a musician whose work in the 1960s helped define San Francisco's psychedelic sound, has died. He was 74.The singer, songwriter and bandleader_who led the musicall...
12:56AM ( 7 minutes ago )
While the Directors Guild Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, the ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera amid Hollywood's ongoing discussion about diversity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look...
10:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday's Super Bowl _ he's just not sure which team he wants to win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday's Super Bowl — he's just not sure which team he wants to win.The Canadian actor said he's a fan of both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Bron...
10:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Rookie Truck Series drivers try out AMS in two day test
As the Georgia 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck series race – the tail end of a NASCAR twinbill at Atlanta Motor Speedway set for Feb. 27 – looms just three weeks away, a handful of rookies got the chance to get their feet wet on the aged, historic 1.54-mile track at AMS in a two-day rookie test that wrapped up Friday afternoon.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 17 hours ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 2 days ago )