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Saturday February 6th, 2016 10:36PM
Fire damages a Norcross apartment building.
It took firefighters about 45-minutes to bring the fire completely under control. Flames burned away part of the roof and caused heavy damage to 6-8 units of the building.
8:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
More than 20 people arrested by Georgia, Tennessee authorities on sex-related charges
Authorities say more than 20 people have been arrested on charges related to sex trafficking and online exploitation of children in Tennessee and Georgia.
6:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Hall County plans discussion of South Hall traffic signals, maintenance of I-985 exits
Discussions involving the need for more traffic signals in the South Hall area and the maintenance of exits along I-985 in that part of the county are planned by the county commission Monday.
3:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Labor department, VA team up for employment workshops for veterans
State labor officials are teaming up later this month with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs on a couple of employment workshops in north Georgia designed specifically for veterans.
12:01PM ( 10 hours ago )
Neighborhood watch program partners with Hall County Sheriff's Office
​Hall County authorities have partnered with a neighborhood watch website to increase efforts in county neighborhoods.
10:02AM ( 12 hours ago )
East Hall home destroyed by early morning fire, residents evaluated for smoke inhalation
Two people suffered what appeared to be minor smoke inhalation when their mobile home was destroyed in the eastern part of Hall County early Saturday morning.
8:40AM ( 13 hours ago )
20 Hall County students chosen semifinalists for Governor's Honors Program
Twenty Hall County School District students have been selected as Semifinalists for the Governor’s Honors Program
9:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville-based food bank benefits from Kroger 'Can Hunger' food drive
Thanks to the Gainesville area’s support, it was another record-breaking year for Kroger’s annual “Can Hunger” Food Drive.
5:14PM ( 5 hours ago )
White County man gets new term on state panel
White County Probate Judge Garrison Baker has been named to a new term on the board that oversees the state probate judges retirement fund.
3:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals challenging his readiness to be president
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio, a first-term senator on the rise in the presidential race, faced a barrage of attacks in Saturday night's Republican debate, with rivals vigorously challenging his...
10:24PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Chris Christie says he'd quarantine Americans returning from Brazil after the summer Olympics and otherwise to keep the country safe from the spread of the Zika virus
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the race for president, with candidates focusing on New Hampshire, which holds the first primary in the 2016 race on Tuesday (all times local):10:15 p.m.Chris Chr...
10:23PM ( 12 minutes ago )
The husband of a pilot who was involved in a midair collision that sent at least one plane plunging into the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles says he believes she did not survive
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a midair collision between two small planes (all times local):7:15 p.m.The husband of a pilot who was involved in a midair collision that sent at least one plane plung...
10:21PM ( 14 minutes ago )
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STATE CHAMP: Jefferson's Porter wins GHSA 100 freestyle title
Jefferson’s Camille Porter had a big day Saturday at the 2016 Georgia High School Association swimming championships at the McCauley Aquatic Center at Georgia Tech... (PHOTO GALLERY FROM AREA COMPETITORS IN ATLANTA INCLUDED.)
8:51AM ( 10 hours from now )
Boys basketball: Riverside notches 8-AA's top seed, first state berth since 2009-10
The Riverside Military basketball team completed an impressive regular season on Saturday.
11:06PM ( 29 minutes from now )
Frazier leads Georgia past short-handed Auburn, 65-55
Georgia couldn't generate consistent offense and had only three scorers in double figures. Against a short-handed Auburn team, that was still enough for a runaway win.
9:51PM ( 45 minutes ago )
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Company culture is the focus of Hall Chamber's small business seminar for February
North Georgia business owner Lee Goff will present the seminar titled "7 Ways Company Culture Leads to Business Success" as part of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's monthly small business seminar series.
12:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
8:30AM ( 14 hours ago )
President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikel...
7:52AM ( 14 hours ago )
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Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday's Super Bowl _ he's just not sure which team he wants to win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Reynolds will be watching Sunday's Super Bowl — he's just not sure which team he wants to win.The Canadian actor said he's a fan of both the Carolina Panthers and Denver Bron...
10:08PM ( 27 minutes ago )
While the Directors Guild Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, the ceremony also offers a telling look at who's working behind the camera amid Hollywood's ongoing discussion about diversity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the annual Directors Guild of America Awards can herald the eventual Oscar winners in the best director and picture categories, Saturday's ceremony also offers a telling look...
9:49PM ( 46 minutes ago )
The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leading to Easter
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Mardi Gras season entered its last big weekend of parades and galas in New Orleans before its end at midnight Fat Tuesday, when Ash Wednesday ushers in the period of Lent leadin...
8:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
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IndyCar officials are putting rear wing beam flaps on the 2016 cars in hopes of creating safer racing
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar officials are trying to make racing safer and more appealing in 2016.After spending a busy offseason trying to stop cars from flipping and limiting the dangers of flying de...
6:30PM ( 4 days ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 2 days ago )