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Friday August 28th, 2015 8:50AM
Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University that also prompted campus lockdown
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school.A statement posted on the university's w...
8:12AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Hall County approves renovation funding for Olympic Venue
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has agreed to help fund the renovation of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.
7:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville meeting on racial profiling disrupted by white man with backpack
Nearly two hours of discussion at a community meeting on racial profiling came to an end when a white man with a backpack made his way to the front of the fellowship hall at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Summit Street.
4:48AM ( 4 hours ago )
Cornelia posts revised sign ordinance, extends moratorium
The Cornelia City Commission has extended its moratorium on freestanding sign permits until Oct. 7.
9:33PM ( 11 hours ago )
Dump truck driver injured when truck overturns near Cleveland
A dump truck driver was injured in an accident around 1 p.m. Thursday when he lost control of his truck on Highway 115 west of Cleveland and overturned, dumping a load of gravel onto the roadway.
9:06PM ( 11 hours ago )
Superintendents talk education sales tax with GHCC leaders
With a fall referendum just over a couple of months away, the two public school system superintendents in Hall County talked about education sales tax Thursday afternoon.
4:55PM ( 15 hours ago )
Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Erika after it kills 4 people in Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of...
6:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
Brenau students told 'there's no app' for finding life's passions
In the traditional kickoff of the Brenau University Women’s College academic year, one of the region’s foremost forensic interviewers, Dr. Julie Battle, told students that going to college will not automatically prepare them for life or careers.
5:56PM ( 14 hours ago )
Health official: States should post local vaccination info
How many kids are vaccinated at your child's school? Federal health officials think you should be able to easily find out.
4:55PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Red Crescent: At least 105 migrants drown off Libyan coast trying to reach Europe
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.___2:45 p.m.Hussein Asheini, the head of Libya's Red Crescent in the coastal ci...
8:44AM ( 5 minutes ago )
The Latest: Shopping center where 2 journalists were slain on air is open again after shooting
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):8:20 a.m.The shopping center where two journalists were killed during an on-air broadcast...
8:42AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Vatican says ex-envoy to Dominican Republic, charged with abusing minors, has died.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, the highest-ranking Holy See official to ever be charged with sexually abusing young boys, was found dead Friday as he aw...
8:27AM ( 22 minutes ago )
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National
(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 ( 12 hours from now )
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 ( 10 hours from now )
GHSA teams with hospital, coalition to promote prostate cancer awareness
You’ve seen high school athletes wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness, in September, many of them will don the color blue...
9:52PM ( 10 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 ( 52 minutes from now )
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 ( 43 minutes from now )
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 ( 50 minutes ago )
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Sports
Japan lawmakers approve law requiring businesses to set, share targets for hiring female execs
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.The law approved by a vote of 230-1 in the House...
8:18AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Greece's new PM names caretaker cabinet members as country heads to early election
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections n...
4:59AM ( 3 hours ago )
Japan reports inflation, household spending soften in July; incomes rise on bonus payments
TOKYO (AP) — The backdrop to the wild drama in financial markets over the past few weeks is a less dramatic but more daunting reality: the deep-seated challenges for sustaining long-term growth, espec...
2:15AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Actress, entrepreneur, fitness guru Brooke Burke-Charvet to co-host Miss America pageant
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Brooke Burke-Charvet, the actress, entrepreneur and fitness guru, will co-host the 2016 Miss America pageant next month.The Miss America Organization announced Friday that B...
8:21AM ( 28 minutes ago )
TV academy, actors union host 3rd annual pre-Emmy reception to celebrate diversity
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating the in...
5:09AM ( 3 hours ago )
Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife, children back in court in ongoing estate fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children were due back in court Friday in the ongoing fight over the late actor's estate.The two sides were scheduled to go before a San Fra...
5:06AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Gibson, Mote take twin Late Model victories at Anderson
It was double feature night for the Late Model Stock division Friday night at Anderson Motor Speedway in Williamston, SC, as Trey Gibson and Mitchell Mote split the two 40 lap races.
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Gainesville: Lineup set for annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert
The lineup of artists has been announced for the 14th annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert in Gainesville.
2:00PM ( 4 days ago )