Sunday April 19th, 2015 5:07PM
Clermont among stops for this year's Georgia Mountains Farm Tour
The dates and places have been set for the 4th Annual Georgia Mountains Farm Tour, and Clermont, Cleveland and Clarkesville are among the stops on the list.
3:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
By Ken Stanford
Gainesville's 'Old Joe' not alone; Civil War 'Silent Sentinels' abound, still on guard
After the Civil War ended in April 1865, statues depicting Union and Confederate soldiers went up across the country, from New England squares to Southern courthouses.
2:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Barrow Co. EMA will conduct drill in downtown Winder this week
Winder residents can expect to see a host of emergency vehicles in the South Broad Street/Loganville Highway area this week, but there's no need to worry - it's only a drill.
12:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
By B.J. Williams
Public asked to purchase tickets to support injured Habersham deputy
Cpl. Bill Zigan of the Habersham County Sheriff's Office was critically injured when he was shot while on duty Feb. 22.
10:22AM ( 6 hours ago )
Habersham discusses allowing out-of-county students
Should the Habersham County School System make available spaces in its academic programs for those from other counties if those students' families are willing to pay tuition?
9:02AM ( 8 hours ago )
GHCC announces Vision 2030 Public Arts Initiative
VISION 2030, a program of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, will launch its Public Arts Initiative with a cocktail reception on Thursday, April 23 from 5:00- 6:30 at the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center.
7:05AM ( 10 hours ago )
By Staff
Lanier Flight Center celebrates 'life and legacy' of late instructor
Lanier Flight Center Saturday celebrated the "life and legacy" of Kelly Chandler, a flight instructor for the company, who was fatally injured in a plane crash last fall.
7:53AM ( 9 hours ago )
Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 19 hours ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Survivor: Smugglers locked hundreds in hold of capsized boat
ROME (AP) — A smuggler's boat crammed with hundreds of people overturned off Libya's coast as rescuers approached, causing what could be the Mediterranean's deadliest known migrant tragedy and intensi...
4:57PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Turkish Cypriot leadership election to go into 2nd round
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The election for the Turkish Cypriot leadership will go to a second round after none of the candidates managed to garner enough votes Sunday to avoid a runoff, authorities said,...
4:26PM ( 40 minutes ago )
The Latest: Migrant survivor says 950 aboard capsized boat
10:20 p.m. (2020 GMT, 4:20 p.m.)Italian prosecutors say a survivor of the migrant boat capsizing in the Mediterranean has told them 950 people were aboard, including hundreds who were locked in the ho...
4:23PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol in rain delay
Today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is currently in a rain delay.
2:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Action filled final Bristol practice has teams scrambling
Roughly eight minutes into Saturday morning’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, Tony Stewart smacked the outside wall exiting Bristol Motor Speedway’s fourth turn.
8:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Finnish opposition leader declares victory in election
HELSINKI (AP) — Juha Sipila declared his opposition Center Party the winner of Finland's parliamentary election Sunday and will become the country's new prime minister at the head of a coalition gover...
4:40PM ( 26 minutes ago )
'Furious 7' speeds ahead of the competition
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in its debut weekend, Kevin James's "Paul Blart" sequel couldn't outpace "Furious 7."The reigning box office champion might have slowed from its blockbuster debut, but "Furious...
2:28PM ( 2 hours ago )
Austerity's legacy: British election focused on UK economy
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister David Cameron and his main opponent agree on one thing going into Britain's May 7 election: Voters should choose the next leader based on the health of the economy.The que...
11:12AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Director reveals plot for "Star Wars" film "Rogue One"
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Jedis are all but extinct, the Old Republic is in turmoil and the threat of the Death Star is looming in "Rogue One," fans learned at Star Wars Celebration on Sunday.Directo...
3:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
Blake Shelton: nominee, host and Lambert cheerleader at ACMs
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Blake Shelton may be going into the Academy of Country Music Awards as a host, performer and two-time nominee, but he has another priority: being a cheerleader.Shelton's wife,...
12:53PM ( 4 hours ago )
Don Francisco says it's time to close Sabado with dignity
MIAMI (AP) — After receiving a standing ovation from his emotional audience, Don Francisco, the popular host of "Sabado Gigante," tried to explain why television's longest-running show is coming to an...
11:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
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A look at the thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations
An interactive tracing U.S.-Cuban relations includes the annoucement that Cuba will be removed from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list.
By The Associated Press
9:45AM ( 2 days ago )
Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol in rain delay
Today's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway is currently in a rain delay.
2:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Temporary barriers placed at White County bridge
Temporary concrete barriers have been installed on all sides of the bridge on Gene Nix Road where two White County teens died a month ago.
10:49PM ( 3 days ago )
Gainesville City Manager: No tax increase for funding city operations
“No tax increase is recommended,” Gainesville City Manager Kip Padgett told the City Council at Thursday morning’s work session, music to the ear of property owners and city leaders alike.
12:14PM ( 3 days ago )