Friday August 26th, 2016 4:25AM
Opponents to Mincey Marble expansion plan will have to wait again to be heard
Standing-room-only greeted commissioners Thursday evening as Chairman Dick Mecum attempted to gavel into session the Hall County Board of Commissioners voting meeting.
10:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
Habersham seeks information on attempted armed robbery suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a man they say attempted to rob a convenience store in the Fairview community west of Clarkesville Monday night.
10:01PM ( 6 hours ago )
Agreement reached on new contract for Gainesville schools superintendent
The Gainesville Board of Education reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract for Supt. Wanda Creel.
5:57PM ( 10 hours ago )
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 16 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and the IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 17 hours ago )
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S.
12:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250
As the search for survivors ground on, Italy's premier pledges new money and measures to rebuild quake-devastated central Italy amid soul-searching over why the seismic-prone country has failed to ensure its buildings can withstand such catastrophes
6:12PM ( 10 hours ago )
Mylan boosts EpiPen patient programs, doesn't budge on price
Mylan, now in the crosshairs over severe price hikes for its EpiPen, says that it going to expand programs that will help lower out-of-pocket costs by as much as half
5:44PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Couple wanted in California killing arrested in Colorado
Eleven days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado
4:19AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Top French court to rule on legality of burkini bans
France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of Islam in secular France
4:07AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid
North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is sticking to his low-key style less than three months before his re-election bid despite a unfavorable climate for Republicans and a spirited campaign from his Democratic challenger
3:45AM ( 39 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Falcons-Trojans set to re-ignite dormant rivalry
As far as Flowery Branch's Anthony Woodall and Tyler Williams and North Hall's Mac Bennett and Jake Meeler are concerned, the Falcons-Trojans rivalry could be something from a dusty history book...
10:10PM ( 17 hours from now )
Football game previews: Week 1 offers old rivalries, new intriguing matchups
After last week's appetizer, the main course of the 2016 football season is finally on the table with 26 area teams in action this week.
8:27PM ( 16 hours from now )
Preseason: Arian Foster helps lead Dolphins over Falcons 17-6
Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
11:49AM ( 7 hours from now )
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Obama plans to create world's largest marine protected area
White House: Obama to quadruple in size marine national monument created off Hawaii decade ago
3:42AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
3:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Russian convicted in masterminding global online theft ring
A jury has convicted a Russian man of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars
3:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
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US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
11:08PM ( 5 hours ago )
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump swings toward rivals in immigration; Apple boosts iPhone security; threat of e-cigarettes to youth may be less than thought
9:16PM ( 7 hours ago )
Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
7:10PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you believe the Mylan company's claim that lowering the price of its EpiPen packages is not an option? (The average price of a two-dose pack climbed to about $608 earlier this year, up more than 500 percent from nine years ago.)
I'm not sure.
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Rosberg's chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penalty
While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage.
By Jerome Pugmire - AP Sports Writer
4:11PM ( 12 hours ago )
Former Pres. Carter: presidential choices "quite unpopular"
The Latest on comments made by former President Jimmy Carter at a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Memphis.
9:37PM ( 3 days ago )