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Saturday February 6th, 2016 8:28PM
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 ( 2 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
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 ( 5 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 ( 8 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 ( 10 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 ( 11 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced to life in the 2011 murder of his wife
A judge has sentenced a Gwinnett County man to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of his wife.
5:20AM ( 15 hours ago )
By Associated Press
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 ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 5 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 ( 8 hours ago )
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The Republican presidential debate got off to a bumpy start Saturday when Ben Carson apparently didn't hear his name called by the hosts from ABC News
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):8:18 p.m.The Republ...
8:21PM ( 5 minutes ago )
Rescuers have found signs of live within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of live within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at l...
8:19PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Chicago police say they believe six family members found dead this week in their home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to determine a possible motive
CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities on Saturday released the names of six family members found dead this week in their southwest side home — the victims of what Chicago police believe was a "targeted incident....
7:15PM ( 1 hour 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.)
8:51AM ( 12 hours from now )
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 ( 2 hours from now )
Girls basketball: Branch closes out regular season in dominant fashion
The Flowery Branch girls basketball team kept rolling on Saturday, closing out the regular season in fashion that has become well familiar this campaign, swatting Apalachee 40-11.
8:02PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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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 ( 11 hours ago )
President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikel...
7:52AM ( 12 hours ago )
Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
7:19PM ( 1 day ago )
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Beyonce has released a new song the day before her performance at Sunday's Super Bowl halftime show
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Another Beyonce surprise project has lit up social media and caused a frenzy of excitement a day before the superstar's planned Super Bowl performance.Beyonce released "Formation"...
7:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leadin...
5:31PM ( 2 hours 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...
3:51PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Bronson bests Johnson for NeSmith victory at Ocala
Kyle Bronson of Brandon, Fla. drove the Brandon Ford Special to victory on Saturday in a spectacular Round 3 of the RockAuto.com Winter Shootout at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla.
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8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Hall Planning Commission sets tone for subdivision growth
The fact that three subdivisions were part of the Hall County Planning Commission’s agenda is an indication that the area’s economy is expanding.
10:46PM ( 4 days ago )