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Sunday April 19th, 2015 12:44AM
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 ( 2 hours 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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 9 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 ( 10 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 ( 10 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 ( 12 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 ( 7 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 ( 12 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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Harden has 24 points, Rockets beat Mavs 118-108 in Game 1
HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden had 24 points and Corey Brewer scored 13 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Houston Rockets to a 118-108 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night...
12:29AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Tulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect...
12:24AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Green Day plows into Rock Hall along with Jett, Ringo, Reed
CLEVELAND (AP) — With plenty of punk attitude and energy, Green Day thrashed its way into the Rock Hall.The Bay Area trio, which formed as teenagers and helped make punk rock radio friendly in the 199...
12:09AM ( 35 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 ( 2 hours ago )
Losing streak continues for G-Braves
The Charlotte Knights jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark.
10:19PM ( 2 hours 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 ( 3 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 ( 6 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 ( 9 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 ( 9 hours ago )
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Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy."It's not like a choice. It's like I was drafted," H...
11:54PM ( 49 minutes 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 ( 6 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...
5:52PM ( 6 hours ago )
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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
By The Associated Press
7:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Kenseth wins second Bristol pole in Friday’s time trials
If history repeats itself on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth won’t have a problem with it.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
7:04PM ( 1 day ago )
Clarkesville mayor addresses attendance issues
Though Thursday night was the regularly-scheduled Clarkesville City Council work session, a voting quorum was not present.
8:35PM ( 2 days ago )