Tuesday June 19th, 2018 8:46AM

Local/State News

Figures show about 2,000 minors separated from families
Government figures show that nearly 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the U.S. border over a six-week period in April and May during a crackdown on illegal entries
8:47AM ( 2 days ago )
Hart County woman kills rabid bobcat when animal attacks her
A Hart County grandmother said she killed a bobcat with her bare hands after the animal attacked her outside her home on Liberty Church Road.
6:55AM ( 3 days ago )
Unemployment insurance claims down 10 percent in Gainesville, nearly 10 percent in state
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Gainesville were down 10 percent in May, compared to a year ago, and nearly 10 percent statewide.
6:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Widening of Cleveland Highway north of Gainesville a step closer to reality
The "location and design" of a road widening project north of Gainesville has been approved.
6:00AM ( 3 days ago )
China hikes tariffs on US soybeans, electric cars, fish
China fires back at Trump tariff hike by increasing duties on US soybeans, electric cars, other goods
5:48AM ( 3 days ago )
Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race
``The words that Casey used in that secret recording do not reflect his feelings about the legislation that passed." Scott Brinkley Cagle Campaign Manager
12:37AM ( 3 days ago )
Updated: Area law enforcement officers given specialized active shooter training
For four days this week, the Jackson County Sheriff's Office hosted several area law enforcement agencies for specialized active shooter training.
12:34AM ( 3 days ago )
Gainesville church choir to perform in NYC Sunday night
The sanctuary choir from the First Baptist Church in Gainesville is in New York City to perform Sunday night at Carnegie Hall.
10:43PM ( 3 days ago )
Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial
President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman is going to jail
7:10PM ( 3 days ago )