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GOP Contest shifts to South Carolina, as Bush and Kasich battle
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — John Kasich proudly cites his efforts while in Congress to cut what he believed was wasteful defense spending. But allies for Jeb Bush, a Republican presidential rival, see a p...
4:00PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Gainesville considers funding boost for Keep Hall Beautiful, Elachee Nature Center
More funding could be on the way for a couple of Hall County agencies from the city of Gainesville, with a final vote planned this week.
1:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville Police warns of dangers on social media
The Gainesville Police Department is reminding parents to be aware of the activities their children are engaged in online.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Mother, daughter perish in Stephens County fire
UPDATED: Improper use of a space heater is being blamed for the fire that claimed the lives of two women at a home in Toccoa Friday night.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall GOP meeting Feb. 20 is part of process of selecting delegates to national convention
The Georgia Republican Party is beginning the process of selecting delegates to this summer's national Republican convention, and for the Hall County party that process begins next Saturday.
11:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Forest officials plan to begin prescribed burns this month
​February is the time of year managers with the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests begin prescribed fires in an effort to improve wildlife habitat and a healthy forest.
9:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville mayor to deliver State of the City message Tuesday
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is scheduled to deliver his annual State of the City message Tuesday.
9:34AM ( 6 hours ago )
Voting rights groups sue federal election official
A coalition of voting rights groups on Friday sued a federal elections official who decided that residents of Alabama, Kansas and Georgia can no longer register to vote using a national form without providing proof of U.S. citizenship.
6:02AM ( 10 hours ago )
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A deadly pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent scores to hospitals appears to have been weather-related
FREDERICKSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent scores to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squal...
3:57PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Two Baton Rouge police officers who were shot early Saturday following a confrontation with a suspect are hospitalized in stable condition
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Baton Rouge neighborhood was awakened before dawn Saturday by a barrage of gunfire, with police saying two officers were wounded as they traded shots with a man they had been...
3:33PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Social workers offered counsel to students at a suburban Phoenix high school Saturday, a day after two 15-year-old girls died there in a murder-suicide shooting.Counselors were...
3:31PM ( 57 minutes ago )
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Basketball: Championship Saturday slate full for northeast Georgia regions
Friday's semifinals produced some memorable results and has area high school basketball fans looking forward to Saturday's championship contests.
5:47PM ( 1 hour from now )
Wrestling: 35 area grapplers will try to pin down state titles
It promises to be a busy day Saturday for northeast Georgia wrestlers as nearly three dozen grapplers will try to pin state titles at the Infinite Energy Center in Gwinnett County.
5:23PM ( 53 minutes from now )
(VIDEO) 7-AAA Tournament: Lumpkin boys, West Hall girls set up historic shot; Vikings win at buzzer
Saturday's Region 7-AAA championship games will have a hard time living up to Friday's semifinals...
12:06PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but vowed to keep protesting until the government listens
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek farmers protesting planned tax hikes and pension changes have left a central Athens square where they had been camped out since Friday but are vowing to keep protesting unt...
3:41PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Groundbreaking held Friday for new fire station in Forsyth County
The southern portion of Forsyth County will be home to a new station for the Forsyth County Fire Department, designed to improve service and reduce response times in a densely populated area of the county.
5:54PM ( 22 hours ago )
A rebound in bank shares and energy companies lifts US shares after 5 straight down days
U.S. stocks ended a down week on a high note Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak on the strength of energy and financial companies.A sharp rebound in oil prices and an encouraging report on reta...
5:04PM ( 23 hours ago )
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The director of "Fire at Sea" _ a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa, where thousands of asylum-seekers have been arriving from lawless Libya _ says he wanted "to show the tragedy that's playing out in front of our eyes."
BERLIN (AP) — The director of "Fire at Sea" — a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa, where thousands of asylum-seekers have been arriving from lawless Libya — says he wanted "to show the...
1:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
The head of the British Academy Film and Television Awards says the annual ceremony does not feature more ethnic minority nominees because the film industry itself is not diverse enough
LONDON (AP) — The head of the British Academy Film and Television Awards says its annual ceremony does not feature more ethnic minority nominees because the film industry itself is not diverse enough....
1:34PM ( 2 hours ago )
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's first book traces his political rise from Newark, New Jersey, to Washington through stories about people he learned from and was inspired by
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — In his first book, "United," Sen. Cory Booker traces his political rise from a councilman in Newark to the mayor to U.S. senator through stories about the people he learned from o...
11:43AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Josh Richards captures East Bay Winternationals opener
On Monday Night at East Bay Raceway Park in Tampa, Fla., Josh Richards continued his recent hot streak by winning his third Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event this season. Richards started ninth and charged to the front, taking the lead on lap 20 from Jimmy Owens.
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Cleveland-based bank holding company declares dividend
Mountain Valley Bancshares, Inc., the parent bank holding company of Mountain Valley Community Bank, has declared a cash dividend for shareholders.
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10:16AM ( 2 days ago )