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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 1:14PM
Robbery suspects arrested following intensive search
GAINESVILLE - Hall County authorities said an intensive search Wednesday led to two suspects in an August 23 armed robbery in Lula. Check back for details to this developing story.
1:07PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Banks County Holiday Festival set Saturday
Downtown Homer is expected to bustle with activity Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the 42nd Banks County Holiday Festival.
12:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Winder motorist killed in wreck involving deer
Authorities have released the name of the man who died Thursday morning in a traffic accident involving a deer on Old Flowery Branch Road in Hall County.
11:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gainesville gang member arrested with $95K worth of meth
A Gainesville man is behind bars after authorities confiscated $95,200 worth of methamphetamine and a loaded semi-automatic pistol during a traffic stop.
11:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
Primex manager says safety is top priority, responds to OSHA citations
In response to a proposed fine and safety citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the manager of a plastics manufacturing facility in Oakwood issued a statement Wednesday, saying, "safety is a number one priority."
10:17AM ( 2 hours ago )
Qualifying ends with 6 candidates for 2 Gainesville City Council seats ; Clermont left with no candidate for one post
A total of six candidates have qualified for two of the three Gainesville City Council seats to be voted on this year, while in Clermont, one city council post attracted no candidates.
10:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
Dr. Brian Shelton named Provost at Toccoa Falls College
Toccoa Falls College has named a veteran administrator at the school as Provost of the college.
9:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
College Board reports lower SAT scores, most test-takers missing college-ready benchmark
WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.The College Board says in a report that a record number o...
8:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Airport-style scans playing a role in unprecedented security for the pope's visit this month
NEW YORK (AP) — Those planning security for the New York City leg of the upcoming United States visit of Pope Francis have circled Sept. 25 on their calendars as the perfect storm.That day, Francis is...
12:56PM ( 17 minutes ago )
The Latest: Prosecutor to seek jail for Guatemalan president who resigned in corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The latest on the resignation of Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina (all times local):___9:45 a.m.Guatemalan Attorney General Thelma Aldana says she'll ask a court to jail Pr...
12:53PM ( 20 minutes ago )
The Latest: Austria to confront Hungary on migrant treatment; says migrants have rights
The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):___1640 GMTAustrian Chancellor Werner Faymann's office says he will summon Hungary's ambassador to Vienna on Friday amid bilateral te...
12:43PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
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Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Tom Brady beats NFL in 'Deflategate' as judge nullifies 4-game suspension; NFL will appeal
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. N...
12:43PM ( 31 minutes ago )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
11:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
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From tiny PCs to high-end handsets: Berlin gadget fair showcases holiday highlights
BERLIN (AP) — Gadget makers have been showcasing their latest gear at Europe's flagship technology show, the IFA in Berlin, this week.With the exception of Apple, all major manufacturers have been ann...
12:27PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Global stocks gain as European Central Bank says it's ready to provide more support if needed
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. and global stocks were broadly higher in midday trading Thursday, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus t...
12:20PM ( 53 minutes ago )
As global uncertainty grows, ECB chief Draghi says more stimulus possible for eurozone
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank is ready to give the eurozone economy a bigger dose of stimulus if turmoil in China and weaker global growth hurt its modest recovery, President Mar...
11:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Pedophile priest drama 'Spotlight' plays Venice, may make uncomfortable viewing for Vatican
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Thomas McCarthy wants Pope Francis to go to the movies.Specifically, the American director would like the pontiff to see his new film "Spotlight," a fact-based expose of sexual ab...
12:21PM ( 53 minutes ago )
Dean Jones, boyish star of 'Love Bug' and other Disney films, dies at age 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of co...
12:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Modigliani masterpiece of female nude could bring $100 million at Christie's auction in NYC
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting of a female nude by Amedeo Modigliani (ah-mah-DAY'-oh moh-deel-YAH'-nee) that caused a scandal nearly a century ago is going on the auction block for the first time."Reclini...
11:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Spikes scores first Super Pro victory at Atlanta Dragway
On a day filled with close racing, Susan Spikes scored her first ever Summit ET Series victory in the Super Pro finals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, GA on Saturday.
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US immigration patterns shift: India, China outpacing Mexico as more skilled workers arrive
DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a...
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