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Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
Five arrested in Habersham drug search
Officials in Habersham County arrested five people in connection with illegal narcotic activity Saturday in Demorest.
2:45PM ( 8 hours ago )
Hall Co. School District working on diploma petitions
So far, 28 former Hall County students have petitioned the school district for high school diplomas under House Bill 91, signed into law during this last legislative session.
2:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
March For Babies sees 400 brave weather threat in Gainesville
Despite the overnight rain and the threat for more of the same throughout the morning, an estimated 400 people turned out Saturday for the annual Hall County March of Dimes "March For Babies".
1:55PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Hall Habitat High reaches milestone Apr. 24
Habitat High will reach a milestone in its history April 24 when it participates in its 50th Habitat for Humanity home dedication.
12:00PM ( 11 hours ago )
Animal shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students
The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.
5:40PM ( 5 hours ago )
BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.The problem affects the 2005 to 2008 models of the M...
11:52AM ( 11 hours ago )
Animal shelter rescues baby chicks from Georgia post office
An animal shelter has rescued hundreds of chicks shipped to a Georgia post office. Hundreds of other chicks in the shipment died.
11:30AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Intervention by Alaska governor spares lives of bears
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The lives of a black bear and four cubs that have been feasting on garbage in an Anchorage neighborhood will be spared after the governor asked the state's fish and game commi...
10:54PM ( 20 minutes ago )
GOP White House hopefuls bicker over America's role in world
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Rand Paul lashed out Saturday at military hawks in the Republican Party in a clash over foreign policy dividing the packed GOP presidential field.Paul, a first-term senator from Ke...
10:25PM ( 49 minutes ago )
The Latest: Presidential contenders woo New Hampshire voters
7 p.m. (EDT)On the question of what to do about Islamic State militants, hawks were heard the loudest at the New Hampshire forum drawing a multitude of Republican presidential hopefuls.Wisconsin Gov....
10:14PM ( 59 minutes ago )
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Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome
There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
8:56PM ( 2 hours ago )
Piedmont women's lacrosse falls in USA title game
The top seeded Piedmont College women's lacrosse team could not complete its quest for a USA South tournament title in 2015 falling today to the #2 seed Meredith College 10-7 in the Championship Game.
6:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery
WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential...
6:23PM ( 4 hours ago )
Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party
MADRID (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general...
3:40PM ( 7 hours ago )
Philanthropist, shopping mall developer Taubman dies at 91
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was...
3:18PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Joan Jett emotional on induction into Rock Hall
CLEVELAND (AP) — Joan Jett couldn't keep her rough rocker edge for long.Once she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Jett was overcome by the moment and moved to tears."I tried not to cr...
9:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Star Wars' design team teases 'Force Awakens' themes
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" is about a generational transfer in more ways than one. Set 30 years after the events in "Return of the Jedi" and coming to theaters just over 30...
6:22PM ( 4 hours ago )
Scarlett O'Hara outfit fetches $137,000 at auction
DALLAS (AP) — An outfit Vivien Leigh wore when she played Scarlett O'Hara in the 1939 film "Gone With the Wind" has fetched $137,000 at auction.Heritage Auctions offered the gray jacket and skirt, fea...
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AP Was There: 150th anniversary of Lincoln's assassination
An installment of the "AP Was There" series commemorating the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, with photos and text of the original April 14, 1865, dispatch by Associated Press correspondent Lawrence A. Gobright
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7:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Video: Johnson, Jones look back at Lone Star State wins
With the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Xfinity Series tours getting ready to do battle on the high banked, high speed half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend, it’s time to take one last look back at the April stop in the Lone Star State.
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Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
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NGTC sending six to PBL convention
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8:48AM ( 4 days ago )