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Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders swept to victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding crucial credibility to their upstart candidacies
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders rode a wave of voter frustration with American politics to commanding victories in Tuesday's New Hampshire primaries, adding...
2:08AM ( 3 hours ago )
Banks County lifts hiring freeze to hire appraisal clerk
The Banks County Commission lifted the county's hiring freeze Tuesday night to fill a vacant position in the tax assessors office.
11:50PM ( 6 hours ago )
No serious injuries reported following house fire in central Hall County
No one was seriously injured when a fire broke out inside a Gainesville residence early Tuesday evening.
9:12PM ( 8 hours ago )
UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
5:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
3:37PM ( 14 hours ago )
Deal says Obama's Savannah harbor request falls short
Gov. Nathan Deal says the Obama administration's latest funding request to deepen the Savannah harbor falls far short of the federal dollars needed to keep the project on schedule.
3:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
The Supreme Court has agreed to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved
WASHINGTON (AP) — A divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change until after legal challenges are resolved.The surprisin...
9:09PM ( 8 hours ago )
Hall officials talk signals, roads in south end of county
The busy roadways of South Hall County continue to draw attention, with Hall County commissioners talking through a list of items Monday, mostly dealing with that part of the county.
2:28PM ( 15 hours ago )
Hall County School Board members get a look at draft plan for South Hall redistricting
While the Hall County School District may have ample classroom space in most of its schools, that's not the case for the schools in the south end of the county. So, the plans for redistricting in South Hall are moving ahead quickly.
2:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. FOR DONALD TRUMP, FOR ONE NIGHT, THERE WAS SO MUCH WINNINGThe billionaire posts a decisive vic...
5:47AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Donald Trump's New Hampshire victory serves as a powerful reminder of the limits of the modern day Republican Party
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The current and former chiefs of the state Republican Party condemned him. New Hampshire's only two Republican members of Congress refused to endorse him. The conservative owner o...
5:19AM ( 35 minutes ago )
South Korea says it will shut down operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down operations at a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to the North's recent rocket launch, accusing the North o...
5:15AM ( 39 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) 8-AAAAA tournament: GHS boys advance, Falcons drop heartbreaker in quarterfinals
The ingredients were there Tuesday for Flowery Branch to cook up the first upset of the Region 8-AAAAA boys tournament....
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8-A tournament: Lakeview surges past Athens Academy into semifinals
The Lakeview Academy boys basketball team cruised into the Region 8-A semifinals on Tuesday courtesy a 64-48 defeat of Athens Academy in Athens.
11:57PM ( 5 hours ago )
8-A tournament: Lady Lions move into region semifinals
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a victory in the first round of the Region 8-A tournament on Tuesday in Athens.
11:36PM ( 6 hours ago )
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European stocks were higher Wednesday ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it
European stocks were higher Wednesday ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it. Asian markets mostly fell in a spillover sell-off from the p...
4:59AM ( 55 minutes ago )
The Latest: European stock markets have built on gains at the open, with Germany's Deutsche Bank clawing back a large chunk of its recent losses
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):9:40 a.m.European stock markets have built on gains at the open, with Germany's Deutsche Bank clawing back...
4:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. is reporting Wednesday a 25 percent growth in fiscal third quarter profit to 127.2 billion yen ($1.1 billion) on strong sales
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Nissan reported Wednesday a 25 percent increase in fiscal third-quarter profit to 127.2 billion yen ($1.1 billion) on strong sales.Nissan Motor Co. reported a 101.8 bil...
4:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
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AP Interview: Oscar-nominated auteur paints solitary spirit in 'When Marnie Was There'
TOKYO (AP) — The coming-of-age story is familiar: A shy girl has problems fitting in and concocts an imaginary friend. The originality of the Oscar-nominated "When Marnie Was There" comes from how its...
3:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard about pornographic messages he sent the actress in 1999
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard testimony Tuesday about pornographic messages and sex toys he sent her earlier in her career.Pa...
7:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
Disney Theatrical Productions has announced on Twitter that Alex Timbers will direct the stage adaptation of "Frozen"
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitt...
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NASCAR announces historic team charter agreement
Under a newly announced agreement between NASCAR and Sprint Cup Series team owners, fields for races will drop from 43 to 40 cars, with 36 of those starting spots guaranteed to chartered teams.
4:02PM ( 13 hours ago )