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The Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night _ with a new sense of urgency
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With one primary contest over and another three days away, the Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night — with...
5:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
Search for Missouri couple wanted for crimes across the South, including Ga., ends with one suspect dead and the other wounded
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
9:57PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
7:19PM ( 11 hours ago )
Missing Rabun County teen located
A missing teenager from Rabun County has been located, according to officials with the Rabun County Sheriff's Office.
4:21PM ( 14 hours ago )
Georgia Supreme Court to hear Hart County case Monday
A woman seeking to visit the father she claims is in poor health in Hart County is scheduled to have her appeal heard next week by the Georgia Supreme Court.
2:46PM ( 16 hours ago )
No injuries reported in Gillsville Highway mobile home fire
​The occupants of a single-wide mobile home escaped the building off of Ga. 323 or Gillsville Highway Friday morning before Hall County Firefighters arrived.
10:47AM ( 20 hours ago )
CDC: Men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials on Friday said men who have been to a Zika outbreak region should use condoms if they have sex with a pregnant woman — for the entire duration of the pregnancy.Th...
9:14PM ( 9 hours ago )
Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, has died in South Florida
MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to e...
7:35PM ( 11 hours ago )
Dawson County names Randall Dowling next county manager
Dowling, who has over 21 years of experience in Georgia county governments, was selected unanimously by the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's during a voting session this week.
6:17PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Johnny Manziel's troubles have intensified as Dallas police have opened a criminal investigation involving him
Johnny Manziel's troubles — both legal and personal — are worsening.A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he's felt before...
4:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
Michael B. Jordan was honored at Friday's NAACP Image Awards as both the entertainer of the year and outstanding actor in a motion picture for his role in "Creed" as Apollo Creed's son
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was a total knockout for Michael B. Jordan at the NAACP Image Awards in a ceremony that took several jabs at Hollywood for the lack of racial diversity.The star of the boxing dra...
3:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to turn up any survivors or dead, the U.S. Coast Guard said
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off a major search that has yet to tur...
3:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
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(VIDEO)Basketball: North Hall pushes past Stephens County -- Lady Trojans do so in double overtime
North Hall could have let this one get away, caught up in a tough region showdown on the road -- but the Lady Trojans weren't interested in ending the regular season with a whimper.
11:50AM ( 5 hours from now )
Girls basketball: Hill-Gilmore resting comfortably after falling ill during GHS girls game
Gainesville girls basketball coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore appeared to be resting comfortably after being taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday at halftime of the Lady Red Elephants contest at Winder-Barrow.
11:28AM ( 4 hours from now )
Swimming: Porter, area hopefuls impress during championship preliminary races
Camille Porter -- and a host of other northeast Georgia-based swimmers -- served notice on Friday: They have medals in their sites.
8:54AM ( 2 hours from now )
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It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few...
5:12PM ( 13 hours ago )
Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hope...
4:13PM ( 14 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...
3:24PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie
TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a b...
5:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Pe...
2:09AM ( 4 hours ago )
"The Walk" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been feted at Harvard University as its Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.In keeping with tradition, "The Walk" actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Th...
11:02PM ( 7 hours 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...
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Hall Planning Commission sets tone for subdivision growth
The fact that three subdivisions were part of the Hall County Planning Commission’s agenda is an indication that the area’s economy is expanding.
10:46PM ( 4 days ago )