Thursday August 25th, 2016 11:13PM
Opponents to Mincey Marble expansion plan will have to wait again to be heard
Standing-room-only greeted commissioners Thursday evening as Chairman Dick Mecum attempted to gavel into session the Hall County Board of Commissioners voting meeting.
10:26PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Habersham seeks information on attempted armed robbery suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a man they say attempted to rob a convenience store in the Fairview community west of Clarkesville Monday night.
10:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Agreement reached on new contract for Gainesville schools superintendent
The Gainesville Board of Education reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract for Supt. Wanda Creel.
5:57PM ( 5 hours ago )
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 11 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and the IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 12 hours ago )
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
As the search for survivors ground on, Italy's premier pledges new money and measures to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy amid soul-searching over why the seismic-prone country has failed to ensure its buildings can withstand such catastrophes
10:31PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S.
5:57PM ( 5 hours ago )
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says that it going to expand programs that will help lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half
5:44PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Judge in Stanford rape case asks for move to civil cases
A court says a California judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a rape case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request
10:47PM ( 24 minutes ago )
2 nuns killed in Mississippi; signs point to home break-in
Officials say two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home
10:44PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Clinton says Trump will 'make America hate again'
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."
10:38PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Softball: Big inning propels Chestatee to 7-AAAA win
Chestatee used a 6-run fourth inning to erase an early deficit en route to taking a 7-3 victory over White County Thursday in both teams' Region 7-AAAA openers.
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Softball: North Hall wins pitcher's duel over East Hall for first place in 7-AAA
In an early battle for first place in Region 7-AAA, the North Hall girls softball team squeaked out a 1-0 nail-biter over host East Hall Thursday at East Hall Park.
6:15AM ( 7 hours from now )
Volleyball: Johnson splits tri-match at Tallulah Falls
The Johnson girls volleyball team split a tri-match Thursday on the road.
9:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
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World's first self-driving taxis debut in Singapore
The world's first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday
10:34PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
Apple has issued a security update after powerful espionage software was discovered targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East
10:28PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars
Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road
9:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
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10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump swings toward rivals in immigration; Apple boosts iPhone security; threat of e-cigarettes to youth may be less than thought
9:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
8:31PM ( 2 hours ago )
Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
7:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Kevin Harvick wins unpredictable Bristol Sprint Cup race
In a race that seemed like it would never end, Kevin Harvick took the checkered flag in Sunday’s rain-delayed Bristol Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By Pete McCole
10:12PM ( 4 days ago )
Mother of missing Pennsylvania twins says they're in Georgia
A Pennsylvania woman charged with concealing the location of her twins from child welfare workers for the last 10 years now says the children are living with a family friend.
By The Associated Press
8:42AM ( 4 days ago )