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Friday September 4th, 2015 7:12PM
Sentencing handed down for two former Hall Co. Sheriff Office employees
Federal Judge Richard Story handed out two similar sentences in U.S. District Court in Gainesville Friday afternoon but called each case unique to itself.
6:41PM ( 31 minutes ago )
More attempted political comebacks set for Nov. 3; Clermont special election likely in March
As the books closed on qualifying for the Nov. 3 city elections Friday,the number of former office-holders seeking a political comeback in northeast Georgia increased.
6:36PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Hall deputies arrest suspect in 2014 molestation case
Acting on a tip, Hall County Sheriff's Office warrants deputies arrested a man this week, suspected of child molestation in 2012.
1:17PM ( 5 hours ago )
Alto man arrested for growing pot
An Alto man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to cut down and dispose of marijuana plants while authorities were searching for pot growers from a helicopter.
12:38PM ( 6 hours ago )
Alto man injured after motorcycle leaves road near Unicoi Gap
An Alto man was injured Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Unicoi Gap on Highway 75 north of Helen
12:12PM ( 7 hours ago )
Gainesville woman arrested on prostitution charge
A Gainesville woman is charged with prostitution stemming from her arrest Thursday on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
10:14AM ( 8 hours ago )
US stocks sink as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing about the rate outlook
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.The stock market has been volatile for weeks on concern that China's economy is slo...
5:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rabies case confirmed in W. Hall
Rabies has been found in a raccoon that came in contact with a dog in the West Hall area recently.
4:56PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Judge who freed Brady to play skips judgment of his actions in 'Deflategate,' focuses on NFL
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the "Deflategate" scanda...
6:54PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Refugees in Hungary break through police line and start marching west; government offers buses
BICSKE, Hungary (AP) — Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after long treks from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, broke away from Hungarian police on Friday and headed on foot for Western Europe. In a surpris...
6:52PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Concern for homeless surfaces after 2nd attack on University of Arkansas-rented property
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville's population of...
6:32PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Wolves in unusual position but fired up for McEachern challenge
Forget the 42-game win streak; forget the three straight state titles (and 10 in the past 14 seasons); Buford football still finds itself in the underdog role this week...
8:30PM ( 1 hour from now )
Week 2: Quest for playoffs begins for some regions
For several teams, the real season gets under way starting Friday.
8:00PM ( 47 minutes from now )
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.
8:01PM ( 23 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
G-Braves pull within 1 game of first place after 6-2 win
The Gwinnett Braves fell behind 2-0 on a pair of solo home runs by Christian Walker, but regrouped with six unanswered runs to defeat the Norfolk Tides 6-2 on Thursday night at Harbor Park.
10:53AM ( 8 hours ago )
Chubb set to embrace 'big role' in No. 9 Georgia's offense
One year ago, Nick Chubb didn't know if he'd get a carry in Georgia's opening game...
9:05AM ( 10 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at Darlington
Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers. No one told Chase Elliott that last year.
8:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
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US unemployment rate falls to 7-year low, yet modest hiring clouds picture for Fed rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bot...
5:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
Toyota pouring $50 million into Stanford, MIT research centers to help automate driving
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out hu...
3:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner; crew capsule to fly in 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Fl...
2:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Miss America Organization says it gave nearly $6 million in cash or tuition waivers in 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program.Figures released Friday...
4:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
Workers charged with instigating kids' scuffles in day care 'Fight Club' plead not guilty
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two day care workers accused of instigating scuffles among young children as part of what one compared to the movie "Fight Club" pleaded not guilty Friday to child abuse charges...
4:21PM ( 2 hours ago )
Ex-son-in-law of John Gotti pleads not guilty in Ohio to conspiracy, money laundering charges
CLEVELAND (AP) — A reputed member of New York's Gambino crime family and former son-in-law of John Gotti pleaded not guilty Friday in what authorities say is a multimillion- dollar scam involving scra...
3:42PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
What are your plans for the Labor Day Weekend?
I'm going camping and/or boating.
I'm spending extra time with friends and family.
I'm parking in front of the TV for college football.
I'm having or attending a cook out.
All of the above
Some of the above
Nothing special, it will be like a regular weekend for me.
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NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at Darlington
Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers. No one told Chase Elliott that last year.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
Dahlonega bike, foot races to benefit Gainesville-based food bank
The Dahlonega-Lumpkin Chamber of Commerce announces that the 2015 Six Gap Criterium (Crit) has expanded to include several different foot races on a USA Track & Field (USATF) certified course, all to benefit the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
4:27PM ( 2 days ago )