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Thursday February 23rd, 2017 8:40PM
Homeland Security chief: No use of military for deportations
U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says there will be "no mass deportations" and "no use of military forces" in enforcing President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown
8:13PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Plans in works for two additional hotels in Gainesville
Commercial development in Gainesville continues to grow and apparently hotel developers are noticing.
4:20PM ( 4 hours ago )
City officials hold formal groundbreaking for Walton Summit, first residents could move in by this time next year
The property has been cleared for a few weeks now and as of Thursday morning the ground has been formally "broken" by city officials for the Walton Summit complex on Gainesville's Atlanta Street.
3:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
UPDATED: Lumpkin County Elementary employee detained following alleged threats
An employee of Lumpkin County Elementary School was detained by law enforcement Thursday after an anonymous tipster alleged the employee was suicidal and threatening to harm students.
3:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
School employee injured by combative student in Cornelia
A staff member at a therapeutic school serving students from 10 North Georgia school systems was treated for injuries after an incident at that facility Wednesday morning.
2:31PM ( 6 hours ago )
Flowery Branch man dies following brief stint in Gwinnett jail, investigation underway
​Gwinnett County authorities are investigating the death of a 23-year-old Flowery Branch man who died at the hospital after suffering a medical emergency in the county jail.
11:44AM ( 8 hours ago )
Authorities: Suspect arrested in case of missing teacher
Authorities in Georgia say they believe they have solved the case of a Georgia teacher who has been missing for 11 years
3:49PM ( 4 hours ago )
Senate passes stringent opioid treatment program regulations
Georgia has become the opioid treatment program capital of the South as loose regulations have led to an explosion of new clinics opening across the state
2:52PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dressed to Kill... Cancer event raises thousands for families of cancer patients
Hundreds came out to support a local charity Thursday at the Dressed to Kill... Cancer fashion show and luncheon at the Chattohoochee Country Club.
1:48PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Mom who decapitated baby gets 15 years to life in prison
An Ohio woman charged with stabbing and decapitating her 3-month-old daughter has pleaded guilty to murder and been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison
8:21PM ( 18 minutes ago )
California senator removed after criticizing late lawmaker
A California lawmaker was removed from the state Senate floor after refusing to stop delivering a speech criticizing former state Sen. Tom Hayden for his anti-Vietnam War activism
8:11PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Sessions: US to continue use of privately run prisons
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is signaling his support for the federal government's use of private prisons, rescinding a memo meant to phase out their use
7:58PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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National
Class AAA playoffs: Vikings knocked out by Islands
The nine Islands players sinking 3-pointers during the pre-game shoot-around served as a serious foreshadowing for East Hall Thursday in the two teams’ Class AAA second round playoff game...
11:57PM ( 3 hours from now )
Playoff basketball: Area programs dominate, with 6 of 7 marching through to quarters
If Wednesday night does indeed prove a harbinger, then the state playoffs hold plenty of big moments to come for northeast Georgia programs.
5:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Class AAAAA playoffs: Lady Falcons soar past Statesboro into Elite Eight
The Flowery Branch girls basketball team is back in the state quarterfinals for a second straight season after an impressive, 59-36 defeat of Statesboro in the second round of the Class AAAAA bracket in Statesboro.
10:32AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters
Authorities have cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year
7:51PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Conservatives urged not to 'squander' Trump presidency
President Donald Trump's top aides on Thursday delivered one overriding message to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of Washington: Don't blow it
7:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: 46 protesters arrested while police clear camp
Authorities say they arrested 46 protesters while clearing a Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp in North Dakota
6:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Alan Colmes, liberal voice on Fox, dead at 66
Alan Colmes, the radio and television host and commentator best known as the amiable liberal foil to the hard-right Sean Hannity on the Fox News Channel, has died
3:39PM ( 5 hours ago )
APNewsBreak: Beyonce out of Coachella; will perform in 2018
Beyonce, who is pregnant with twins, will not perform at Coachella this year, but will headline the festival in 2018
2:58PM ( 5 hours ago )
Robin Thicke's ex-wife accuses him of evidence tampering
Robin Thicke's ex-wife is accusing the singer of tampering with a court order in an attempt to get her arrested in their bitter custody dispute
2:42PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Rain postpones NASCAR Clash to Sunday morning
Mother Nature has already thrown the red flag on the start of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series 2017 season. Wet weather in the Daytona Beach area has postponed the running of Saturday night's non-points Advance Auto Parts Clash...
9:35PM ( 4 days ago )
Debate over religious freedom returns to Georgia legislature
Georgia Republicans have again proposed legislation they argue will protect people acting on religious belief, undaunted by Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a proposal last year.
By The Associated Press
7:42PM ( 2 days ago )