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Gainesville to install temporary 'booster pump' for Highland Drive area
Crews will spend the next few weeks installing a temporary "booster pump" in an effort to increase water pressure to more than 36 fire hydrants along Highland Drive in North Hall.
2:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
Surveillance photos released in Tuesday bank robbery in Forsyth County
Authorities have released surveillance photos of a suspect who robbed a Forsyth County bank at gunpoint on Monday.
10:54AM ( 5 hours ago )
Deputies, SWAT serving drug warrants in Banks County
It's a busy morning for law enforcement personnel in Banks County as they are in the process of serving several search warrants and arrest warrants at locations in Homer and Alto.
10:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
Opponents to Mincey Marble expansion plan will have to wait again to be heard
Standing-room-only greeted commissioners Thursday evening as Chairman Dick Mecum attempted to gavel into session the Hall County Board of Commissioners voting meeting.
10:26PM ( 17 hours ago )
Habersham seeks information on attempted armed robbery suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a man they say attempted to rob a convenience store in the Fairview community west of Clarkesville Monday night.
10:01PM ( 17 hours ago )
Agreement reached on contract for Gainesville schools superintendent
The Gainesville Board of Education reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract for Supt. Wanda Creel.
5:57PM ( 22 hours ago )
Police seek man who posed as Uber driver, attacked woman
Atlanta police investigating a woman's report that she was sexually assaulted by an Uber driver say they now believe the suspect posed as an Uber driver to lure her into his car
1:34PM ( 2 hours ago )
Ebola survivor to nurse students: Be the best of the best
An American woman treated for the Ebola virus at Emory University Hospital says the 21 nurses involved "went far beyond the line of duty."
12:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
US wants to force lower speeds on truck and bus drivers
The U.S. wants to forcibly limit how fast trucks, buses and other large vehicles can drive on the nation's highways
12:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
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FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
3:40PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Striking miners kidnap, kill deputy minister in Bolivia
Striking Bolivian miners kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister in a shocking spasm of violence following weeks of tension over dwindling paychecks in a region hit hard by falling metal prices
3:39PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Killing of 2 nuns leaves gaping hole in poor community
The slayings of two nuns have plunged a poor, rural community in Mississippi into mourning and left a gaping hole in the health care system
3:38PM ( 18 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Falcons-Trojans set to re-ignite dormant rivalry
As far as Flowery Branch's Anthony Woodall and Tyler Williams and North Hall's Mac Bennett and Jake Meeler are concerned, the Falcons-Trojans rivalry could be something from a dusty history book...
10:10PM ( 6 hours from now )
Preseason: Arian Foster helps lead Dolphins over Falcons 17-6
Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
11:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
Volleyball: East Hall notches 300th win for Deppe
The East Hall volleyball team extended its season record to 13-3 on Thursday by defeating White County 25-13, 25-11 in Cleveland -- a victory that gave coach Ted Deppe his 300th victory with the program.
8:55AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area
The White House says President Barack Obama will quadruple in size a marine national monument created by President George W. Bush a decade ago
3:17PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Obama creates world's largest marine protected area
President Barack Obama will quadruple in size a marine national monument created by President George W. Bush a decade ago
2:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Governor's order seeks to make Minnesota more bee-friendly
Gov. Mark Dayton is extending a little Minnesota nice to the state's declining honeybee population by issuing an executive order limiting certain pesticides that harm them
2:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Welcome to the fourth grade: Teacher's rap targets students
A first-year teacher who made a music video to welcome his students says it turned him into a bit of a star with the fourth-graders before they even met him
1:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress charged with DWI in Dallas
Texas Rangers reliever Jeremy Jeffress, who was suspended twice as a minor leaguer for violating drug rules, has been arrested in Dallas on a drunken driving charge
1:06PM ( 2 hours ago )
Comfort food: Eat all'amatriciana to help quake victims
Food lovers and chefs in Italy and beyond are urging restaurants to serve up more pasta all'amatriciana in a move to support the quake-hit home town of the hearty dish
11:51AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Brittany Force races to Top Fuel victory at Brainerd
Brittany Force drove to the victory in Sunday's Top Fuel finals at the Lucas Oil NHRA Nationals at Brainerd International Raceway.
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7:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Former Pres. Carter: presidential choices "quite unpopular"
The Latest on comments made by former President Jimmy Carter at a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Memphis.
9:37PM ( 3 days ago )