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Friday August 28th, 2015 11:12PM
Three from metro-Atlanta arrested in Gainesville during drug sting
Hall County Multi Agency Narcotics Squad (MANS) agents report the arrest of three individuals in a drug bust in the 2300 block of Browns Bridge Road that took place on Tuesday.
5:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
Rollover wreck at EHHC injures three students
Three East Hall High School students were injured this afternoon on Old Cornelia Highway in a rollover crash in front of the school.
4:58PM ( 6 hours ago )
Smyrna men arrested in Rabun County bust
Authorities arrested two Smyrna men and seized drugs worth an estimated $5,900 on the street during a traffic stop in Rabun County Thursday.
3:42PM ( 7 hours ago )
All of Florida watching Tropical Storm Erika, could hit Monday; state of emergency declared
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All of Florida is carefully watching Tropical Storm Erika as the disorganized system makes its way over Hispaniola.Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center in Miami sai...
2:55PM ( 8 hours ago )
Public views Athens Highway widening plans
One Georgia DOT official said the public attitude seems to be, "the sooner, the better," when it comes to widening Athens Highway in Hall County.
2:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
Flowery Branch woman arrested for possessing meth, counterfeit bills
A 34-year-old Flowery Branch woman is behind bars after authorities found her in possession of 20 grams of meth and two counterfeit $50 bills.
1:30PM ( 9 hours ago )
Dominica prime minister says 20 dead, widespread devastation following Tropical Storm Erika
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people and...
9:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
Flowery Brnach subdivision adding 115 new homes
Plans are underway for more than 100 new homes in two new sections of a Flowery Branch subdivision.
4:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Hall County sees second positive rabies alert of the week, fifth of the year
Hall County has its second positive rabies alert of the week, and fifth of the year.
3:52PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
White supremacist testifies at Jewish site deaths trial he wishes he could have killed more
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorr...
10:38PM ( 33 minutes ago )
New York police: Missing ironworker, known for job site songs, found dead in apparent suicide
NEW YORK (AP) — A karaoke-loving ironworker who briefly became a New York sensation for his serenades from a subway construction site has been found dead in an apparent suicide, a month after he disap...
10:12PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Outrage over bloody dentist and beefy Caitlyn costumes heat up the Halloween wars early
NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?Apparently everybody.The Halloween wars focused on pop culture costumes have heated up early this year. Petitions and social med...
9:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Gainesville blanked again by Grayson, hopes to rebound again
Gainesville football took plenty of lessons from last year’s loss to Grayson. The Red Elephants hope they can do the same this time around...
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Knights, Spartans expect intense 'Battle of Oakwood'
Talk to anyone involved -- the “Battle of Oakwood” definitely has that air of something a bit special...
9:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Week 1: GHS, Johnson look to avenge losses to highlight marquee matchups
After last week’s Hors d'oeuvres, the main course of the 2015 high school football schedule finally arrives this week.
7:26PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
WR looks like Falcons' deepest position heading into season
Like all NFL teams, the Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions...
9:43AM ( 13 hours ago )
Former powerhouse Braves struggling to finish a lost season
This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse...
9:34AM ( 13 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Dillon determined to gain ground
Chris Buescher gambled at Bristol and almost came up big. The key word in the previous sentence: ‘Almost.’
8:00AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Sports
Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note, but has the storm passed?
Well, that was exciting.Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. stocks have come surging back and ended the week Friday on a placid note that suggested the worst may b...
7:02PM ( 4 hours ago )
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture for flexible electronics
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and coul...
5:18PM ( 5 hours ago )
Vice Chair Fischer suggests incoming data, markets could tip Fed to rate hike in September
WASHINGTON (AP) — What once seemed a sure bet — that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates in September — suddenly appears less certain following a wild week of stock market turbulence.The ma...
4:37PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Despite years of volatility, former TV reporter's on-air rampage difficult to predict
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seem...
8:28PM ( 2 hours ago )
African superstars join Bono in campaign to use music to empower women
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — African stars joined U2 frontman Bono on Friday in a campaign to use music to help empower women around the world.Bono and top African male musicians D'banj, Diamond and Banky W...
6:31PM ( 4 hours ago )
After death on live television, slain reporter's father finds voice on gun restrictions
COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he bri...
6:19PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Pennywitt scores third straight Friday Night Drags win
The penultimate week of the 2015 O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags season descended upon the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday night as drivers jockeyed for critical points in pursuit of division championships set to be awarded next week.
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12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Take a deep breath: Experts advise calm in this crazy market
NEW YORK (AP) — Don't do anything rash.Amid the scary slide on Wall Street, that's the advice from the professionals to 401(k) holders and other ordinary investors.At times when the stock market's mov...
8:55AM ( 2 days ago )