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Sunday February 14th, 2016 6:31PM
UPDATE: Still a chance of some freezing rain in northeast Georgia
There's still a chance for some freezing rain across most of northeast Georgia Sunday night and Monday - including Gainesville and Hall County - but the National Weather Service says the chance for snow in the mountains has diminished.
5:44PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Banks County schools closed for Monday
Banks County Schools will be closed for Monday, in anticipation of winter weather.
5:43PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Sound the siren – Chase Elliott scores Daytona 500 pole
For several years, every time NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott won the pole for the Daytona 500, the siren atop the Dawsonville Pool Room in Elliott’s home town would sound off, spreading the news.
5:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
State agency admits problems in how it reviews child abuse cases
A new report shows that Georgia's child protection agency has identified serious problems in how the agency investigates reports of child abuse and neglect.
1:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Clerk of Court offers free notary public workshops in March
The Hall County Clerk of Court's Office has scheduled two notary public training workshops for the public next month.
11:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
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UNG pursues initiative to fill cyber security jobs
Educators with the University of North Georgia are taking on a cybersecurity education initiative to fill the need for cybersecurity jobs.
8:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
Brenau swim team captures second straight conference title
The Brenau swim team overwhelmed second place Wheeling Jesuit (WV) University to capture their second straight Appalachian Swimming Conference (ASC) championship in Christiansburg, Virginia on Saturday.
5:58PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Cumming: Former strangers lead CPR class after roadside rescue
Two people who bonded in the aftermath of his cardiac arrest at Buford Highway and Trammel Road near Cumming and her life-saving CPR efforts say they have made it their mission to teach CPR to as many people as possible.
4:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Gainesville City Council members named winners of Quality of Life Award
The Gainesville-Hall County Community Council on Aging will honor Bob Hamrick and Myrtle Figueras with its 2nd Annual Quality of Life Award later this year.
9:38AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Authorities have released the names of the three people killed in a pileup of scores of vehicles on a central Pennsylvania interstate during a snow squall that also sent more than 70 people to hospitals
FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Authorities on Sunday released the names of the three people killed in a pileup of scores of vehicles on a central Pennsylvania interstate during a snow squall that also sen...
5:43PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Victoria Beckham crosses seasons, Tracy Reese shows Detroit film at New York Fashion Week
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is all over New York Fashion Week, from the runway designs to the celebrity-filled front rows. Here are some recent highlights:___TRACY REESE HONORS HER DETROIT RO...
5:41PM ( 49 minutes ago )
A multi-car collision after a sudden winter squall has shut down a stretch of highway north of Indianapolis
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on winter weather affecting much of the eastern half of the United States (all times local):5 p.m.A multi-car collision after a sudden winter squall has shut down a stretch...
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Basketball: First round playoff schedule packed with area programs
A thrilling week of region basketball tournaments have left us drained -- and wanting more...
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7-AAA Tournament: Lady Spartans seal magical run; Vikings go back to the top
One was relentless, the other resilient. One has been there before -- numerous times -- the other a novice.
10:09AM ( 8 hours ago )
8-AAAAA Tournament: Lady Falcons capture first-ever region crown; GHS boys fall to Cedar Shoals in title game
So far, the Flowery Branch girls basketball team is 4-for-4 on the season...
10:03AM ( 8 hours ago )
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The R-rated "Deadpool" has taken the box office by storm, obliterating records for the biggest February debut of all time and the biggest R-rated opening with an eye-popping $135 million from its first three days in theaters
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The R-rated "Deadpool" has taken the box office by storm, annihilating records with an eye-popping $135 million from its first three days in U.S. theaters, according to comScore est...
2:53PM ( 3 hours ago )
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented appearance at the Supreme Court to defend a deal signed in December with U.S. and Israeli developers drilling offshore gas deposits
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unprecedented appearance at the Supreme Court Sunday to defend a deal signed in December with U.S. and Israeli developers drilling of...
11:48AM ( 6 hours ago )
Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but vowed to keep protesting until the government listens
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but are vowing to keep protesting unt...
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The U.K. film industry showers Valentine's Day love on "The Revenant" Sunday, awarding the endurance epic five prizes, including best picture, at the British Academy Film Awards
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. film industry showered Valentine's Day love on "The Revenant" Sunday, awarding the endurance epic five prizes, including best picture and best actor, at the British Academy Film...
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A veteran Grammys executive producer says his awards show does not have a diversity issue like the Oscars and that it's not fair to compare the two programs
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4:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
The 1962 debut of Spider-Man in a comic book that originally sold for a mere 12 cents could fetch $400,000 or more at an upcoming auction
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Purdy, Anders, Sanders victorious at Greenville-Pickens
While Joey Doiron claimed the headlining PASS South Series victory of Greenville Pickens Speedway’s season-opening Winter Meltdown on Saturday, three others also made trips to victory lane.
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Lula officials discuss joining economic development committee
Lula officials want to open the door for more economic development in the city, especially along the busy Ga. 365 corridor.
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