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Sunday April 19th, 2015 3:59AM
Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 6 hours ago )
Five arrested in Habersham drug search
Officials in Habersham County arrested five people in connection with illegal narcotic activity Saturday in Demorest.
2:45PM ( 13 hours ago )
Hall Co. School District working on diploma petitions
So far, 28 former Hall County students have petitioned the school district for high school diplomas under House Bill 91, signed into law during this last legislative session.
2:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
March For Babies sees 400 brave weather threat in Gainesville
Despite the overnight rain and the threat for more of the same throughout the morning, an estimated 400 people turned out Saturday for the annual Hall County March of Dimes "March For Babies".
1:55PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Hall Habitat High reaches milestone Apr. 24
Habitat High will reach a milestone in its history April 24 when it participates in its 50th Habitat for Humanity home dedication.
12:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Animal shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students
The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.
5:40PM ( 10 hours ago )
BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.The problem affects the 2005 to 2008 models of the M...
11:52AM ( 16 hours ago )
Animal shelter rescues baby chicks from Georgia post office
An animal shelter has rescued hundreds of chicks shipped to a Georgia post office. Hundreds of other chicks in the shipment died.
11:30AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Local/State
Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy.The que...
3:08AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Breakaway Turkish Cypriots vote for new leader
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Turkish Cypriots are electing a new leader for the breakaway north of Cyprus in an unpredictable contest as talks to reunify the ethnically split island are expected to resume n...
2:59AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter.The shooting ha...
2:59AM ( 59 minutes ago )
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National
Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
Losing streak continues for G-Braves
The Charlotte Knights jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark.
10:19PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome
There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
8:56PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery
WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential...
6:23PM ( 9 hours ago )
Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party
MADRID (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general...
3:40PM ( 12 hours ago )
Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was...
3:18PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Business
Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was induc...
1:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy."It's not like a choice. It's like I was drafted," H...
12:51AM ( 3 hours ago )
Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartac...
12:40AM ( 3 hours ago )
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The Gulf’s heath: 5 years after BP spill
An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
By The Associated Press
4:18PM ( 1 day ago )
Kevin Leicht tops Southeast Super Trucks at Anderson
Kevin Leicht powered to the lead, and held off Lee Tissot to score the Southeast Super Truck victory Saturday night at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, S.C.
10:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Gainesville City Manager: No tax increase for funding city operations
“No tax increase is recommended,” Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett told the City Council at Thursday morning’s work session, music to the ear of property owners and city leaders alike.
12:14PM ( 2 days ago )
Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
NEW YORK (AP) — Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday.News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making l...
5:25PM ( 1 day ago )