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Hall County plans discussion of South Hall traffic signals, maintenance of I-985 exits
Discussions involving the need for more traffic signals in the South Hall area and the maintenance of exits along I-985 in that part of the county are planned by the county commission Monday.
3:00PM ( 39 minutes ago )
The Republican Party's leading presidential candidates are set to meet on the debate stage Saturday night _ with a new sense of urgency
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With one presidential election contest over and the next three days away, there was a new sense of urgency for the Republican candidates ahead of Saturday night's final debate...
1:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Labor department, VA team up for employment workshops for veterans
State labor officials are teaming up later this month with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on a couple of employment workshops in north Georgia designed specifically for veterans.
12:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce to present a small business seminar focusing on company culture
North Georgia business owner Lee Goff will present the seminar titled "7 Ways Company Culture Leads to Business Success" on Tuesday morning.
11:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
East Hall home destroyed by early morning fire, residents evaluated for smoke inhalation
Two people suffered what appeared to be minor smoke inhalation when their mobile home was destroyed in the eastern part of Hall County early Saturday morning.
8:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced to life in the 2011 murder of his wife
A judge has sentenced a Gwinnett County man to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of his wife.
5:20AM ( 10 hours ago )
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White County man gets new term on state panel
White County Probate Judge Garrison Baker has been named to a new term on the board that oversees the state probate judges retirement fund.
3:00PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Company culture is the focus of Hall Chamber's small business seminar for February
North Georgia business owner Lee Goff will present the seminar titled "7 Ways Company Culture Leads to Business Success" as part of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's monthly small business seminar series.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Neighborhood watch program partners with Hall County Sheriff's Office
​Hall County authorities have partnered with a neighborhood watch website to increase efforts in county neighborhoods.
10:02AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the bomb that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landing
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A suicide bomber is suspected to have set off the explosive that blew a hole in a jetliner, sucked the man out of the plane and forced the aircraft to make an emergency landi...
3:35PM ( 3 minutes ago )
Crews are demolishing a downtown Los Angeles bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the demolition of the 6th Street Bridge in Los Angeles (all times local):12:08 p.m.Crews have begun demolishing a downtown Los Angeles bridge that played a supporting...
3:11PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Rubio heads into Republican debate ready for attacks about his experience; Trump returning to debate stage
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio headed into the latest Republican debate ready for an onslaught of attacks about his experience and preparedness from a trio of rivals whose performance in the New...
2:52PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Girls basketball: Dawson Co. wins coin flip for top seed in 7-AAA
The Dawson County girls win coin flip over East Hall Saturday for the top seed in the upcoming Region 7-AAA Tournament...
2:40PM ( 59 minutes ago )
(VIDEO)Basketball: North Hall pushes past Stephens County -- Lady Trojans do so in double overtime
North Hall could have let this one get away, caught up in a tough region showdown on the road -- but the Lady Trojans weren't interested in ending the regular season with a whimper.
11:50AM ( 3 hours ago )
Girls basketball: Hill-Gilmore resting comfortably after falling ill during GHS girls game
Gainesville girls basketball coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore appeared to be resting comfortably after being taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday at halftime of the Lady Red Elephants contest at Winder-Barrow.
11:28AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
8:30AM ( 7 hours ago )
President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikel...
7:52AM ( 7 hours ago )
Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
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Benedict Cumberbatch, Emma Watson named visiting fellows at Oxford college
LONDON (AP) — Benedict Cumberbatch and Emma Watson have got new roles: Visiting fellows at Oxford University.The actors are among 11 non-academics to have accepted appointments at Oxford's Lady Margar...
12:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
While the Directors Guild Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, the ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera amid Hollywood's ongoing discussion about diversity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look...
11:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction
NEW YORK (AP) — About 300 guitars, including instruments associated with Eric Clapton, Elvis Presley and Eddie Van Halen, are heading to a New York City auction.Also on tap at Guernsey's sale Feb. 27...
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Franklin scores NeSmith World Championship victory
Dennis “Rambo” Franklin of Gaffney, S.C. is like the Coyote in the Road Runner cartoons when it comes to the Chevrolet Performance World Championship Race. He has tried for ten years to win the race, and has come so close only to have an anvil fall out of the sky to crush his chances.
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UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 1 day ago )