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Saturday February 6th, 2016 1:44PM
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 ( 40 minutes 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 5 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 ( 8 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Search for Missouri couple wanted for crimes across the South, including Ga., ends with one suspect dead and the other wounded
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
9:57PM ( 15 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 3 hours ago )
Hall County Green Alliance honors county projects, one elected official
A number of Hall County projects, as well as a Hall County elected official, were honored Friday at the Hall County Green Alliance's annual awards ceremony.
8:39AM ( 5 hours ago )
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The season that ends Sunday with the Super Bowl was filled with its fair share of negative headlines for the NFL
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The headlines hit in a persistent stream this season, and the onslaught only grew steadier as the Super Bowl approached.Concussions scrambling the brains of current and former pla...
1:27PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Rescuers search for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise resident...
1:22PM ( 21 minutes ago )
A Somali official says that a bomb blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — It was a bomb that blew a hole in a jetliner, killing one person and forcing the plane to make an emergency landing on Tuesday in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, a Somali offic...
12:40PM ( 1 hour 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 ( 55 minutes from now )
(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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 2 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 ( 5 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 ( 5 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...
7:19PM ( 18 hours ago )
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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 ( 58 minutes 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 ( 1 hour 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...
10:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
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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.
By Roby Helm
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
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 )