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Trump's immigration stance(s) reflects voter confusion on issue
It's been 30 years since the United States embarked on a major immigration overhaul, and the ambivalence of voters is one reason why
9:29AM ( 11 minutes 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 ( 11 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 ( 11 hours ago )
Agreement reached on new contract for Gainesville schools superintendent
The Gainesville Board of Education reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract for Supt. Wanda Creel.
5:57PM ( 15 hours ago )
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 21 hours ago )
FBI seeks help from public after bank is robbed in Doraville
The FBI is seeking help from the public to identify a man who robbed a bank just northeast of Atlanta.
9:07AM ( 33 minutes ago )
US economy grew at tepid 1.1 percent pace in spring
US economy grew at sluggish 1.1 percent annual pace in April-June quarter, slightly below earlier estimate
8:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Good works receive honor at annual Good News Clinic Awards fundraising dinner
Dr. Jim Butts is awarded the Sam Poole Volunteer of the Year Award for his work as volunteer medical director for the Good News Clinic.
5:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Officials: Striking miners kill deputy minister in Bolivia
Striking miners in Bolivia armed with dynamite seized highways in a protest over mining laws and then kidnapped, possibly tortured and beat to death the county's deputy interior minister
9:24AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Couple wanted in California killing arrested in Colorado
Eleven days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado
9:13AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Quake damaged roads threaten access to Italy town
Strong aftershocks have damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 267 people
9:01AM ( 38 minutes ago )
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National
(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 ( 12 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 ( 2 hours from now )
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 ( 45 minutes ago )
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Sports
Merkel: Britain's exit shows EU's need to communicate better
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Britain's decision to leave the European Union has exposed the need for better communication within the bloc that is facing security and economic challenges
8:45AM ( 54 minutes ago )
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
8:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
Stock markets cautious ahead of key Fed speech
European shares are mostly lower following mixed trading in Asia, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech later in the day for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
7:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
'Game of Thrones' composer creating 'Gears of War 4' score
The composer for "Game of Thrones" is trading the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera
9:03AM ( 36 minutes ago )
The Latest: British chef pledges donations for Amatriciana
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is joining an effort to raise money for Italian earthquake victims by donating a portion of proceeds from every plate of Pasta Amatriciana to the relief effort
6:25AM ( 3 hours ago )
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S.
12:06AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Do you believe the Mylan company's claim that lowering the price of its EpiPen packages is not an option? (The average price of a two-dose pack climbed to about $608 earlier this year, up more than 500 percent from nine years ago.)
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Chase spots shrinking with three races left to cutoff
Last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway changed everything. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the resulting Chase Grid looks very different now than it did prior to Bristol.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Isakson commits to 1 debate in Georgia US Senate race
Johnny Isakson's campaign says he will participate in one debate while bidding for a third term, likely the only time Georgia's three U.S. Senate candidates will face off before November's election.
By The Associated Press
10:16PM ( 1 day ago )