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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 6:55AM
US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end."It was not about retrib...
10:50PM ( 8 hours ago )
Higgins to run for Hall County Commission Chair
Former Hall County School Board Chairman Richard Higgins has confirmed he is running for the Hall County Commission.
7:45PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Two Hall Co. Christian schools to merge in 2016
Two private Christian schools in Hall County have announced a merger.
5:03PM ( 13 hours ago )
By B.J. Williams
VIDEO: Annual agriculture tour makes three Hall County stops
For the third year in a row, a group of state officials, including the President of the University of Georgia, toured several agricultural interests in the state. Wednesday's Georgia Department of Agriculture and UGA Farm Tour focused on Northeast Georgia.
4:48PM ( 14 hours ago )
Kentucky man identified as victim in Banks Crossing pedestrian accident
A Kentucky man was the victim of a pedestrian accident at Banks Crossing late Tuesday night, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
2:36PM ( 16 hours ago )
Habersham officials release sketch of Alto home invasion suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of a man they say is responsible for a home invasion on B.C. Grant Road in the Alto area last week.
2:06PM ( 16 hours ago )
Authorities say man's body found after fire at Canton home
Authorities are investigating after they say a body was discovered following a fire at a Canton home.
6:46AM ( 9 minutes ago )
White County authorities nab Hall robbery suspect
Authorities with the White County Sheriff's Office arrested the man believed responsible for a gas station robbery Wednesday morning in Hall County.
4:40PM ( 14 hours ago )
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The Latest: Serbian leaders sees 'huge problems' with Hungary's plan to crack down on border
The latest on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):1045 GMTSerbia's prime minister has warned of "huge problems" with migrants once Hungary's deploys military on its southern border with Serbia...
6:46AM ( 8 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. CHAOTIC SCENE AT HUNGARY RAIL STATION AS POLICE LEAVEHundreds dash into the terminal, but the...
6:24AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Legislator: Woman in Canada tried to sponsor family of 3-year-old boy who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Canada rejected a request to take in the Syrian family whose mother and two young sons drowned this week trying to get to Europe, a Canadian lawmaker said — a request that involv...
5:59AM ( 55 minutes ago )
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Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
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Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03PM ( 16 hours from now )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
11:45AM ( 4 hours from now )
Freshmen highlight volleyball season-opening victory over Toccoa Falls
A pair of freshmen stole the show in the Piedmont College volleyball season opener as the Lady Lions won 3-0 against local rival Toccoa Falls College. Setter Emily Peters led the way with 28 assists while libero Haley Hixon recorded a team-high 14 digs and six service aces.
10:06PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Bangladesh court indicts owners, 11 others for deadly 2012 fire at garment factory
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.It is the first...
5:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Eurozone posts 0.4 percent rise in retail sales in July even amid Greece fears
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local):___11:15 a.m.Retail sales across the 19-country eurozon...
5:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
World stocks gain, dollar falls as market expectations for US rate hike this month diminish
World stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets while the dollar fell on diminishing expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike this month.KEEPING SCO...
4:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over allegation he shoved and abused photographer
SYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend...
4:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with a charity raffle of his own
NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert.Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert's first night hosting CBS' "The Late Show" on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off...
8:57PM ( 9 hours ago )
Dean Jones, boyish star of 'Love Bug' and other Disney films, dies at age 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Pa...
7:54PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Dixon wins race, IndyCar title in dramatic Sonoma finale
Scott Dixon’s dramatic victory in Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway earned the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver his fourth career Verizon IndyCar Series championship on a tiebreaker over Juan Pablo Montoya.
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11:03PM ( 3 days ago )
HEMC in negotiations to acquire broadband provider
While no official announcement has been made, Habersham Electric Membership Corp. officials confirmed the electric cooperative is in negotiations to purchase an area Internet provider.
1:52PM ( 1 day ago )