Tuesday October 6th, 2015 12:26PM
Juries being chosen for trials of final two suspects in Gainesville cabbie's murder
Juries are being seated this week in Hall County Superior Court for the trials of the final two suspects in the murder earlier this year of a Gainesville cab driver.
10:54AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 2 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 ( 2 hours ago )
Oakwood unveils nearly $4M budget; some residents may face tax increase
The City of Oakwood unveiled a $3.9 million budget Monday night, which, if fully funded, could mean an increase in taxes for some property owners.
9:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Great grandmother stabbed outside DFCS office in Lawrencville
Police say a man has been arrested in a stabbing outside a Division of Family and Children Services office.
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Hall Co. Planning Commission turns thumbs down on Dollar General for Ledan, Sardis area
After hearing from area residents concerned about the possible development of a Dollar General Store at a busy northwest Hall County intersection, the county planning commission said "no" to the project
6:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
State Sen. Tolleson retires after Alzheimer's diagnosis
Lawmaker Ross Tolleson says he will retire from the state senate after being diagnosed with early stages of Alzheimer's disease.
11:29AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Sugar Hill looks to add assisted living complex in downtown area
Sugar Hill City Council is considering a rezoning to allow an assisted living facility to be built on the corner of Highway 20 and Bailey Avenue.
11:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
Halloween spending expected to be down slightly this year in Ga.
The Georgia Retail Association (GRA) said Tuesday that the average Georgian celebrating Halloween this year will spend $74.34, compared with $77.52 last year, a decrease of just 4 percent.
9:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Guatemala declares mudslide-hit neighborhood uninhabitable, opens investigation
SANTA CATARINA PINULA, Guatemala (AP) — Prosecutors in Guatemala said Tuesday they have opened an investigation into who allowed homes to be built in an unsafe area where a massive mudslide killed at...
12:15PM ( 10 minutes ago )
The Latest: Death toll from flooding rises to 16 as South Carolina recovers from historic rain
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):11:30 p.m.State public safety officials say 16 people have been killed in a storm that dumped h...
12:05PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Michigan factory supervisor wins $310.5M Powerball ticket, will build houses for her family
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A supervisor at a Michigan fiberglass factory who won a $310.5 million Powerball jackpot immediately quit her "nasty, dirty" job and will build houses for her family.Julie Leach...
12:02PM ( 23 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.
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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 ( 18 hours 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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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 ( 8 minutes 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 ( 1 hour ago )
Hart says Braves 'will be better' following 67-win finish
The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching...
9:59AM ( 2 hours ago )
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US stock indexes are mostly lower in midday trading following a five-day rally; DuPont soars
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks were mostly lower in midday trading Tuesday, taking a pause after five straight days of gains. DuPont's shares soared on news that its embattled CEO will retire, while biotechno...
12:18PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Twitter unveils new 'Moments' feature to highlight top stories
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter on Tuesday launched a new feature called "Moments" that helps highlight the top stories being tweeted.The feature will showcase top stories being discussed, even if you don't f...
12:10PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Former UN General Assembly President John Ashe among 6 people held in bribery scheme
NEW YORK (AP) — A former president of the United Nations General Assembly was arrested Tuesday and charged with accepting over $1 million in bribes and a trip to New Orleans for his family from a bill...
11:35AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Edythe, meet Beau: Stephenie Meyer switches characters' genders for new 'Twilight' edition
NEW YORK (AP) — Call them Edythe and Beau.For the 10th anniversary of her "Twilight" series, Stephenie Meyer is offering a gender swap for those millions caught up in the saga of Bella and Edward.Litt...
11:44AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Belgian film director Chantal Akerman, 1970s champion of feminism, is dead at 65
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian film director Chantal Akerman, a champion of feminism during the heady days of French filmmaking in the 1970s and beyond, has died. She was 65.Artemis Productions in Brussels,...
11:32AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden writing memoir, a 'loving homage' to her mother
NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden is writing a memoir, a "lyrical loving homage" to her mother.Atria Books told The Associated Press on Tuesday that Harden's memoir is...
11:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kevin Harvick dominates Dover to stay in the Chase
By Jove, he’s done it again! Forced to win at Dover International Speedway to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes alive Sunday, Kevin Harvick did just that, dominating Sunday’s AAA 400 to stave off elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
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8:43PM ( 1 day ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 1 day ago )