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Friday August 26th, 2016 6:10AM
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 ( 7 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 ( 8 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 ( 12 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 ( 17 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 ( 18 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and the IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 18 hours 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 6 hours ago )
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
As the search for survivors ground on, Italy's premier pledges new money and measures to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy amid soul-searching over why the seismic-prone country has failed to ensure its buildings can withstand such catastrophes
6:12PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb
Syrian rebels and civilians expected to leave blockaded Damascus suburb following deal with Assad's government
5:55AM ( 14 minutes ago )
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The Latest: Italy plans state funeral for some quake dead
The Italian government has decreed that a state funeral will be held Saturday for some of the victims of the earthquake
5:26AM ( 43 minutes ago )
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(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 ( 15 hours from now )
Football game previews: Week 1 offers old rivalries, new intriguing matchups
After last week's appetizer, the main course of the 2016 football season is finally on the table with 26 area teams in action this week.
8:27PM ( 14 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 ( 5 hours from now )
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European shares down as investors wait for US Fed cue
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
5:51AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area
White House: Obama to quadruple in size marine national monument created off Hawaii decade ago
3:42AM ( 2 hours ago )
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
3:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
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US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
11:08PM ( 7 hours ago )
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump swings toward rivals in immigration; Apple boosts iPhone security; threat of e-cigarettes to youth may be less than thought
9:16PM ( 8 hours ago )
Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
7:10PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Champions crowned despite Friday Night Drags rain out
The 2016 season of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway concluded before drag racing could occur in the 16th and final week, as wet weather washed out the finale.
By Dustin Bixby
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Mother of missing Pennsylvania twins says they're in Georgia
A Pennsylvania woman charged with concealing the location of her twins from child welfare workers for the last 10 years now says the children are living with a family friend.
By The Associated Press
8:42AM ( 4 days ago )