Sunday January 22nd, 2017 3:18PM
Sugar Hill Planning Commission OK's neighborhood near Roberts ES, council to consider it
The Sugar Hill Planning Commission has given its approval, with conditions, to a new neighborhood near Roberts Elementary School along Buford Highway.
3:00PM ( 17 minutes ago )
The Latest: Georgia governor declares state of emergency
The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency in seven counties that have suffered deaths, injuries and severe damage from weekend storms
2:24PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Storm-related Clarkesville fire sends woman to hospital in critical condition
Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens' office has released details of a Habersham County house fire that resulted in critical injuries to the resident.
1:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
New Habitat for Humanity Executive Director lays out plans for more affordable home ownership in Hall County
Former Building Director for Habitat for Humanity of Hall County, Tim Williams, hopes to build upon the foundation left by predecessor Ann Nixon after being introduced as Executive Director.
11:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
Overnight storms kill at least 11 in Georgia
State emergency management officials say 11 people are dead and 23 are injured after severe weather struck central Georgia overnight.
9:10AM ( 6 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Georgia Supreme Court to hear case involving wrongful death at nursing home in Toccoa
The Georgia Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal from a health-care company being sued by the family of a woman who suffered a number of injuries and then died while in the care of a Toccoa nursing home.
6:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
North Georgia Community Foundation scholarship application period opens
The North Georgia Community Foundation has opened the application period for scholarships administered by the Foundation.
3:00PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Challenge to Georgia 20-week abortion ban goes to high court
Georgia's highest court is scheduled to hear arguments on whether a lower court judge was right to dismiss a challenge to a state law that bans abortions after 20 weeks
1:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
Jefferson High School student accepted by U.S. Military Academy
The United States Military Academy at West Point has offered admission to Jefferson High School’s Zack Boobas.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Gambia awaits new leader, but exiled one has right to return
Gambia awaits new leader and democratic era, but exiled one has right to return, protection
3:08PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Israeli leader delays West Bank annexation vote
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has delayed a vote on an explosive proposal to annex one of the West Bank's largest settlements, apparently to coordinate his policy toward the Palestinians with the new Trump administration
3:01PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Some question push for tougher penalties for attacking cops
Missouri's new governor, Eric Greitens, is pushing to give the state the country's toughest penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts elsewhere
2:54PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Swimming: Lady Trojans dethrone Branch; RMA holds off challenge in Hall County meet
Pete Doig and Marc Paglia found themselves treading the waters of the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in full clothing -- including shoes and socks -- on Saturday.
11:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Boys basketball: East Hall rolls Fannin; gets No. 2 GAC in battle for 7-AAA lead
East Hall ran its win streak to five straight after an 83-53 win over Fannin County Saturday night in Region 7-AAA action at Valhalla...
11:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Basketball: Lady Wolves beat West Hall in battle of ranked teams; Buford boys pull away late
Tough-to-please Buford girls coach Gene Durden loved his team’s effort in a 30-point third quarter Saturday in a matchup of ranked teams against West Hall. However, it also left him more than just a little annoyed...
10:45AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Shyamalan's 'Split' rules inauguration weekend with $40.2M
M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning an estimated $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend
2:21PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Trump offers scattershot response to global protests
President Donald Trump is offering a scattershot response to the sweeping protests against his new administration that followed his inauguration
12:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Shyamalan's 'Split' divides competition to rule box office
M. Night Shyamalan's psychological thriller "Split" blew away box-office expectations, earning an estimated $40.2 million in ticket sales over inauguration weekend
12:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Royals' Ventura killed in car crash in Dominican Republic
Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura, whose electric arm helped his team win the 2015 World Series title, was killed in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday
2:27PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Male, female styles merge to cap Paris menswear
Male and female styles have fused at Paris Fashion Week for the final installment of fall-winter menswear show
12:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
Villains and vixens dominate cartoon roles for women
More women are entering the field of animation, and one of their goes is to create more realistic female characters _ not the nerds, sex bombs and villains that dominate now
11:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
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‘Nice guy champion’ Benny Parsons enters NASCAR HOF
A single word defined the late Benny Parsons: Beloved. It mattered not whether you were fellow competitor, race fan or television viewer. Parsons was more than just a top Cup series driver or broadcaster.
By Owen A. Kearns-NASCAR Wire Service
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )