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Sunday April 19th, 2015 11:46AM
Public asked to purchase tickets to support injured Habersham deputy
Cpl. Bill Zigan of the Habersham County Sheriff's Office was critically injured when he was shot while on duty Feb. 22.
10:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
Habersham discusses allowing out-of-county students
Should the Habersham County School System make available spaces in its academic programs for those from other counties if those students' families are willing to pay tuition?
9:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
GHCC announces Vision 2030 Public Arts Initiative
VISION 2030, a program of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, will launch its Public Arts Initiative with a cocktail reception on Thursday, April 23 from 5:00- 6:30 at the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center.
7:05AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 13 hours ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 14 hours ago )
Five arrested in Habersham drug search
Officials in Habersham County arrested five people in connection with illegal narcotic activity Saturday in Demorest.
2:45PM ( 21 hours ago )
Lanier Flight Center celebrates 'life and legacy' of late instructor
Lanier Flight Center Saturday celebrated the "life and legacy" of Kelly Chandler, a flight instructor for the company, who was fatally injured in a plane crash last fall.
7:53AM ( 3 hours ago )
Animal shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students
The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.
5:40PM ( 18 hours ago )
Hall Co. School District working on diploma petitions
So far, 28 former Hall County students have petitioned the school district for high school diplomas under House Bill 91, signed into law during this last legislative session.
2:00PM ( 21 hours ago )
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Service held to mark 20 years since Oklahoma City bombing
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 1,000 gathered at the former site of the Oklahoma City federal building to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the terrorist bombing there that killed 168 people and injured...
11:43AM ( 2 minutes ago )
24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks
ROME (AP) — A crowded fishing boat that one survivor said carried 700 migrants capsized north of Libya overnight, and only a few dozen people were rescued Sunday, raising fears that it could become th...
11:38AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Facts, law in Memphis case similar to Cleveland cop shooting
CLEVELAND (AP) — The circumstances of a police shooting trial unfolding in a Cleveland courtroom share similarities to a high-speed chase and fatal shooting in Tennessee as well as the matters of law...
11:36AM ( 9 minutes ago )
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Action filled final Bristol practice has teams scrambling
Roughly eight minutes into Saturday morning’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, Tony Stewart smacked the outside wall exiting Bristol Motor Speedway’s fourth turn.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 13 hours ago )
Losing streak continues for G-Braves
The Charlotte Knights jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark.
10:19PM ( 13 hours ago )
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'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Furious 7" might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but the high-octane action movie maintained first place for the third weekend in a row with an estimated $29.1 million, acc...
11:24AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy.The que...
11:12AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Finns expected to vote for change in recession-hit country
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland is voting to determine which coalition can lead the country out of a three-year recession, with the ruling conservatives pitted against their socialist government partner and a...
10:17AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Don Francisco says it's time to close Sabado with dignity
MIAMI (AP) — After receiving a standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante," tried to explain why television's longest-running show is coming to an...
11:00AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was induc...
1:20AM ( 10 hours ago )
Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy."It's not like a choice. It's like I was drafted," H...
12:51AM ( 10 hours ago )
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An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
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4:18PM ( 1 day ago )
Cook cruises to Dixie Spring Championship SLM win
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Georgia: UI claims down 3 percent in March
New claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia were down three percent in March, with Savannah, Valdosta and Gainesville leading the way.
8:47AM ( 1 day ago )
US homebuilders' outlook for spring sales surges
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic that sales will perk up in coming months as the spring home-selling season unfolds.That would bode well for home construction, which slowed early this yea...
10:30AM ( 4 days ago )