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Friday May 29th, 2015 2:17AM
Wreck involving church bus results in multiple injuries
A head-on crash involving a church bus and a Lincoln Town Car left around 20 people hurt near Toccoa Thursday night.
12:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
3rd Ga. man pleads guilty in anti-government militia plot
ROME, Ga. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a third man has pleaded guilty in an anti-government militia plot.
10:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission delays agreement with F. Branch for road improvements
An intergovernmental agreement that has been in consideration for four years that would bring turn lanes and new pavement to the intersection of McEver Road and Gainesville Street is going to wait, at least for now.
8:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe, the city's Chief Financial Officer, has been named the Interim Gainesville City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 8 hours ago )
Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges.
5:08PM ( 9 hours ago )
Hall schools: Schofield recommending 4 for leadership positions, including 3 new principals
Superintendent Will Schofield Thursday said he will make four leadership recommendations - including three new principals - to the Hall County Board of Education at a June 2 called meeting.
4:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
Man fatally shot by central Ga. sheriff's deputy
Putnam County sheriff's officials say a man has died after a confrontation with a deputy.
6:34PM ( 7 hours ago )
Thunderstorms, high winds expected in north, central Ga.
Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms and high winds in parts of north and central Georgia.
2:55PM ( 11 hours ago )
Brenau, UNG hosting film festival this weekend
Brenau University and the University of North George are co-hosting a film festival in Gainesville this weekend.
1:41PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Local/State
Heat wave across India drives death toll to more than 1,800
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Dizzying temperatures have killed hundreds more Indians, driving the death toll from a weeks-long heat wave to at least 1,826.Meteorological officials called the heat wave "sev...
2:06AM ( 10 minutes ago )
FIFA President Blatter asks to be re-elected despite crisis
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter will seek another term as FIFA president later Friday after asking soccer leaders to entrust him with guiding the governing body's recovery from a corruption crisis — again....
2:06AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Hastert indictment offers few clues about alleged misconduct
CHICAGO (AP) — An indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Illinois Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep someone from the town where he taugh...
2:03AM ( 13 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
5:48PM ( 15 hours from now )
Ralston guns down another tournament title, sets personal bests in process
Gainesville prep golfer Spencer Ralston began his summer tournament schedule with a bang this week, winning the Orchard Hills Junior Classic in Newnan by firing an 18-under-par 126 over 36 holes.
11:59AM ( 9 hours from now )
Georgia, ex-Habersham standout McCoy chosen as Nicklaus Award finalist
Georgia golfer Lee McCoy has been chosen as one of five finalists for the 2015 Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday.
11:00AM ( 8 hours from now )
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Sports
Japan data show spending, factory output muted as yen falls
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese data on Friday showed a mixed outlook for the world's third-largest economy while a renewed decline in the value of the yen is adding to uncertainty over whether the recovery is...
1:50AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst — an oil spill —...
12:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
US economy likely shrank in 1st quarter but rebound expected
WASHINGTON (AP) — A brutal winter, plunging investment by energy companies and a widening trade gap likely combined to shrink the U.S. economy at the start of the year. But the slump is expected to pr...
12:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager, and joined Townshend...
1:39AM ( 37 minutes ago )
ABC's latest 'Bachelor' Chris Soules splits from his fiancee
NEW YORK (AP) — Another couple from ABC's "The Bachelor" has broken up.Chris Soules and Whitney Bischoff have split two months after the finale of the reality dating show where the couple got engaged....
9:06PM ( 5 hours ago )
Review: Jim Parsons can't save mindless 'An Act of God'
NEW YORK (AP) — Latecomers, be warned: Miss the start of the new show at the Studio 54 theater this summer and you will be heckled by no less than God Almighty."How ya doin'? I am the Lord thy God, Ki...
8:02PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Do you believe the EPA's Clean Water Rule is an honest effort to protect drinking water or a regulatory power grab as critics have said.
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Dooley drives to first Super Pro win at Atlanta Dragway
Paul Dooley led a group of seven racers to score their first class victories Saturday night at the Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Ga.
By Tim Glover
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 1 day ago )