Tuesday October 6th, 2015 8:17PM
UPDATE: Testimony begins in trial for one of two remaining defendants in murder, attempted robbery of Gainesville cabbie
Testimony began Tuesday in the trial of one of two remaining defendants in the murder and attempted robbery of a Gainesville cab driver earlier this year.
5:22PM ( 2 hours ago )
Demorest lifts boil water advisory
Demorest Water System customers affected by a storm-related outage over the weekend can resume normal use of water for all purposes.
5:21PM ( 2 hours ago )
Buford robbery suspect nabbed after abandoning vehicle
The man Gwinnett County Police believe robbed a Buford gas station last month is behind bars after officers tracked him down Monday evening.
12:34PM ( 7 hours ago )
Gainesville School Board approves improvements totaling $394K
Improvements totaling $394,000 are on the way for several city schools in Gainesville, as approved by the Gainesville Board of Education at their meeting Monday night.
12:24PM ( 7 hours ago )
Paving work to begin Wednesday at Jewell/Butler parkways
Gainesville city officials are warning motorists to expect some delays Wednesday morning as Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) crews begin patching pavement at a major intersection.
10:05AM ( 10 hours ago )
Hall Co. officials: Sardis Rd. repairs to take "at least two weeks"
Sardis Road, which was washed out Friday during the heavy rains, will remain closed for "at least two weeks" according to Hlal County officials.
10:00AM ( 10 hours ago )
In past votes, SC congressional delegation opposed flood aid it's now seeking
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina's congressional delegation is vowing to make sure the state gets federal help to recover from the historic flooding from massive rains.But less than three years ago, t...
5:44PM ( 2 hours ago )
Mock mediation tournament returns to Brenau University this weekend
One of the South’s largest conflict resolution competitions returns to the area this week as Brenau University hosts its 13th annual Invitational Mock Mediation Tournament Friday and Saturday, Oct. 9-10.
2:03PM ( 6 hours ago )
State Special Olympics coming to Gainesville this weekend
The state Special Olympics begin a three-day run at various venues around Hall County Friday.
12:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Ex-leader of UN General Assembly turned world body into 'platform for profit,' prosecutor says
NEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real esta...
8:01PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Man who says he was cartel enforcer pleads guilty to 9 counts of murder in California
VISALIA, Calif. (AP) — A man who says he was a cartel enforcer pleaded guilty Tuesday to nine counts of murder in California after acknowledging to investigators that he had committed killings across...
8:00PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Man freed, awaits new trial after judge tosses his conviction in 1990 killing of NYC tourist
NEW YORK (AP) — After 25 years of trying to clear himself in a notorious tourist killing, Johnny Hincapie walked out of a courthouse Tuesday, his conviction overturned and his resolve intact.He faces...
7:56PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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Region title deciders on the line? Could well be the case for Friday
We’re past the halfway point in the season, so it’s no wonder that this week brings with it a handful of contests that could well decide the destiny of a region crown and/or playoff positioning this weekend.
4:40PM ( 3 hours ago )
5 things: What we learned from Week 6 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 6 of the high school football season...
5:51PM ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 3 days ago )
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Falcons place Hester on short-term IR; out until Dec. 6
The Atlanta Falcons placed wide receiver and return specialist Devin Hester on injured reserve-designated to return with a turf toe injury on Tuesday.
6:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
Softball: Region tournaments finally back in action after rainouts
The weather has been as big a story as the teams themselves as region tournaments to fill the girls state softball brackets have been postponed twice in the last week due to rain.
12:18PM ( 7 hours ago )
Quinn getting message of starting fast through to Falcons
Coach Dan Quinn has been trying to get the Atlanta Falcons to start games fast...
11:09AM ( 9 hours ago )
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California governor approves expansive new equal pay protections targeting gender wage gap
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-p...
6:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
United Auto Workers threaten strike Wednesday night in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company.In a statement, Fiat Chrysler...
6:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
Volkswagen, with limited US lobbying footprint, faces cheating hearing on Capitol Hill
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Volkswagen's top American executive heads to Capitol Hill this week, he probably won't be able to count on longtime allies among the lawmakers investigating the company's emissi...
6:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Singer-songwriter John Mayer says Deadheads want to see the band keep playing
SAN RAFAEL, Calif. (AP) — Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to...
7:35PM ( 42 minutes ago )
20th Century Fox investigating claims 'Maze Runner' cast took American Indian artifacts
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Representatives from 20th Century Fox are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico r...
7:24PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Cary Fukunaga stuns with powerful, demanding child-soldier drama 'Beasts of No Nation'
The story of the child soldier is not one that the movies have been clamoring to tell. What could be gleaned from giving this insidious reality a narrative platform? The hardening of a young soul in...
7:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Watkinsville's Townley scores first Truck Series win at Las Vegas
John Wes Townley collected his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Saturday night, saving just enough fuel during his final run to win the Rhino Linings 350.
By Owen A. Kearns-Special to NASCAR Wire Service
2:20AM ( 2 days ago )
Jackson EMC Foundation reaches $10 million donation mark
The Jackson EMC Foundation has reached the $10 million donation mark.
6:51PM ( 4 days ago )