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Thursday May 28th, 2015 6:11PM
Interim Gainesville City Manager announced
Melody Marlowe has been named the Interim City Manager and will begin her duties on July 3.
5:23PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors indict ex-US Speaker of the House Dennis Hastert on bank-related charges.
5:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall schools: Schofield recommending 4 for leadership positions, including 3 new principals
Superintendent Will Schofield Thursday said he will make four leadership recommendations - including three new principals - to the Hall County Board of Education at a June 2 called meeting.
4:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
Roosevelt Square re-design project nears reality
Architectural plans for the redesign of Roosevelt Square were finally presented to the Gainesville City Council members at their work session Thursday morning.
1:14PM ( 4 hours ago )
US jobless aid applications rose last week; total still low
WASHINGTON (AP) — More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.Weekly applications increased 7,000 to a seasonally adj...
8:57AM ( 9 hours ago )
NE Ga.'s jobless rate drops in April; Gainesville metro has lowest rate in state
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday morning that the unemployment rate for Northeast Georgia dropped for the month of April, and once again, the Gainesville Metro posted the lowest jobless rate of any metro in the state of Georgia.
5:31AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Thunderstorms, high winds expected in north, central Ga.
Forecasters are warning of thunderstorms and high winds in parts of north and central Georgia.
2:55PM ( 3 hours ago )
Brenau, UNG hosting film festival this weekend
Brenau University and the University of North George are co-hosting a film festival in Gainesville this weekend.
1:41PM ( 4 hours ago )
Suspect arrested in 2002 death of Georgia college professor
Investigators have arrested a new suspect in the 2002 death of a college professor in Swainsboro.
1:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Demi Lovato is the face of mental health in new campaign
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Demi Lovato was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, she was actually relieved."Growing up, I felt very, very depressed," she said. "Even though I was playing concerts and living o...
6:06PM ( 4 minutes ago )
Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter 'knew what he was doing'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that "whatever he suffered from" that night, he k...
6:00PM ( 10 minutes ago )
Ex-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related charges
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in...
5:56PM ( 14 minutes ago )
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Opinion: Gainesville's heroic effort a worthy cap to an astounding prep season
Any coach, athlete, parent or booster that follows prep sports witnessed some amazing moments over the last few weeks -- from championships (some historic), to heartbreak and everything in between, as area teams and individuals provided us with a stunning finish to the 2014-15 high school sports campaign.
6:13PM ( 1 minute from now )
North Georgia Finishes Third In PBC Commissioner's Cup Race
A banner year for the University of North Georgia athletic department was capped with a third place finish in the Peach Belt Conference's Commissioner's Cup, awarded annual to the league's top performing department.
4:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
LaMance grabs another Lavonia FASTRAK PLM victory
Winning is becoming something of a habit for Steve “Hot Rod” LaMance at Lavonia Speedway.
4:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Google unveils Android's latest technological tricks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google's next version of its Android operating system will boast new ways to fetch information, pay merchants and protect privacy on mobile devices as the Internet company duels w...
5:27PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Google offers unlimited free storage of photos, videos
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is willing to store and organize all of the world's digital photos and videos for free.The online photo service announced Thursday is the latest example of Google's desire...
5:15PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Uber, Lyft push back against proposed NYC regulations
NEW YORK (AP) — Representatives of Uber and Lyft warned Thursday that a New York City effort to regulate app-based ride-hailing services will stall innovation and threaten competition.The regulations...
5:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Bush on books: From Bible to historical thriller
LANSING, Michigan (AP) — Looking for a summer book list? Jeb Bush has some to recommend.In a detour from policy questions about immigration and the Middle East on Thursday, the likely Republican presi...
5:25PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Michael King, innovative syndicator of 'Oprah,' dies at 67
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael King, an innovative TV syndicator who helped make stars of Oprah Winfrey, Dr. Phil McGraw and Rachael Ray, has died.A family member confirms King died Wednesday in Los Angeles...
5:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
Tiesto, Steve Angello added to TomorrowWorld festival lineup
NEW YORK (AP) — DJs Tiesto and Steve Angello have been added to the TomorrowWorld festival lineup in the fall.The festival announced Thursday that the EDM acts will join previously announced performer...
4:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Frankie Beard scores FASTRAK PLM victory at Toccoa
Frankie Beard outdistanced Adam Smith Saturday night to take the FASTRAK Pro Late Model feature victory at Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga.
12:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 23 hours ago )