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Friday August 28th, 2015 10:45AM
3 charged in connection with murder of Gainesville cabbie plead guilty
Three of the five people charged in connection with the murder of a Gainesville cab driver earlier this year have pleaded guilty to some of the charges facing them.
10:00AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Jackson County man's dog tests positive for meth
A Jackson County man has been charged after authorities say his dog tested positive for methamphetamine.
8:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Student killed in shooting at Savannah State University that also prompted campus lockdown
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school.A statement posted on the university's w...
8:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Hall County approves renovation funding for Olympic Venue
The Hall County Board of Commissioners has agreed to help fund the renovation of the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue.
7:07AM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville meeting on racial profiling disrupted by white man with backpack
Nearly two hours of discussion at a community meeting on racial profiling came to an end when a white man with a backpack made his way to the front of the fellowship hall at St. Paul United Methodist Church on Summit Street.
4:48AM ( 5 hours ago )
Cornelia posts revised sign ordinance, extends moratorium
The Cornelia City Commission has extended its moratorium on freestanding sign permits until Oct. 7.
9:33PM ( 13 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: History Center honors three "Local Legacies"
Northeast Georgia History Center honored three Hall County men as "Local Legacies" at the 2015 Taste of History Luncheon on Thursday, August 27.
8:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — US consumer spending up moderate 0.3 percent in July, while incomes rise 0.4 percent.
8:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Erika after it kills 4 people in Dominica
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean island of...
6:41AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Lawyers: Oklahoma inmate set to die for girl's death is insane, execution must be halted
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma man sentenced to die for killing his 9-month-old daughter in 2002 has become insane while in prison, and his upcoming execution should be halted, the man's attorneys a...
10:10AM ( 34 minutes ago )
The Latest: State officials: Both journalists shot in head; cause of death listed as homicide
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):9:55 a.m.Virginia medical officials say a TV news reporter and cameraman who were killed...
9:59AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Divers searching for victims as 200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off coast of Libya
ZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperat...
9:46AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Knights, Spartans expect intense 'Battle of Oakwood'
Talk to anyone involved -- the “Battle of Oakwood” definitely has that air of something a bit special...
9:00PM ( 10 hours from now )
Week 1: GHS, Johnson look to avenge losses to highlight marquee matchups
After last week’s Hors d'oeuvres, the main course of the 2015 high school football schedule finally arrives this week.
7:26PM ( 8 hours from now )
GHSA teams with hospital, coalition to promote prostate cancer awareness
You’ve seen high school athletes wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness, in September, many of them will don the color blue...
9:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
WR looks like Falcons' deepest position heading into season
Like all NFL teams, the Atlanta Falcons have some worrisome positions...
9:43AM ( 1 hour ago )
Former powerhouse Braves struggling to finish a lost season
This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse...
9:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Dillon determined to gain ground
Chris Buescher gambled at Bristol and almost came up big. The key word in the previous sentence: ‘Almost.’
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
US consumer spending post moderate rise in July; wages and salaries make big jump
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers increased their spending moderately in July, as wages and salaries made their biggest jump in eight months.Spending rose 0.3 percent in July, helped by purchases of bi...
9:15AM ( 1 hour ago )
Japan lawmakers approve law requiring businesses to set, share targets for hiring female execs
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers approved a law Friday requiring large employers to set and publicize targets for hiring or promoting women as managers.The law approved by a vote of 230-1 in the House...
8:18AM ( 2 hours ago )
Greece's new PM names caretaker cabinet members as country heads to early election
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, named the members of her caretaker government Friday as the country heads to early elections n...
4:59AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
Actress, entrepreneur, fitness guru Brooke Burke-Charvet to co-host Miss America pageant
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Brooke Burke-Charvet, the actress, entrepreneur and fitness guru, will co-host the 2016 Miss America pageant next month.The Miss America Organization announced Friday that B...
8:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
TV academy, actors union host 3rd annual pre-Emmy reception to celebrate diversity
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — With hit shows like "Empire," ''black-ish" and "How to Get Away With Murder," diversity is the new normal in TV.That was the message at a pre-Emmy party celebrating the in...
5:09AM ( 5 hours ago )
Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife, children back in court in ongoing estate fight
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Attorneys for Robin Williams' wife and children were due back in court Friday in the ongoing fight over the late actor's estate.The two sides were scheduled to go before a San Fra...
5:06AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Fike takes first ARCA victory on Springfield Mile dirt
A.J. Fike won his first ARCA Racing Series race Sunday, becoming the 10th driver of the season to pick up their first victory. And, the Galesburg, Ill. native did it in his home state.
By Doug Donnelly
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Gainesville: Lineup set for annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert
The lineup of artists has been announced for the 14th annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert in Gainesville.
2:00PM ( 4 days ago )