Saturday October 10th, 2015 10:35AM
SCOGA to hear challenge by college students who are not U.S. citizens; court to meet in Ellijay
A number of college students who are not U.S. citizens are appealing a Georgia Court of Appeals decision that upheld the dismissal of their lawsuit by a Fulton County judge. The students are seeking a decision that they are entitled to in-state tuition at Georgia’s colleges and universities.
10:30AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Fire damages southside Gainesville residence
Gainesville fire investigators are looking for the cause of a Friday night fire that damaged a vacant house on the southside of town.
9:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
Donald Trump, brash New Yorker, picks up campaign in Southern states key to GOP nomination
ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump is a brash New Yorker who knows the path to the Republican presidential nomination runs through a swath of Southern states where residents pride themselves on graciousness...
5:49AM ( 4 hours ago )
Alleged cartel leaders have first court appearance in Atlanta
Two men accused of running tractor-trailer trucks full of cocaine from Mexico to the eastern United States have been arraigned in Atlanta.
5:45AM ( 4 hours ago )
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1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Texas Southern University student-housing complex in Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questio...
9:43PM ( 12 hours ago )
Pilot killed in Pickens County crash identified
Authorities have released the identity of the pilot killed in a small plane crash in Pickens County Thursday.
5:30PM ( 17 hours ago )
WEEK 7: Region title, playoff races take shape after big night
The state playoff picture began to take a little better shape after some key matchups Friday night.
9:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
GHS grad picks up Emmy
Gainesville High School gradute Lee Ferran, Class of 2004, recently received an Emmy at the 67th annual awards presentation,
8:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Mule Camp Market
Mule Camp Market began a three-day run in downtown Gainesville Friday.
6:05PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Many colleges have shooting response plans, but a lot of students and staff still in the dark
Eight years after the Virginia Tech massacre led to tighter security at colleges across the U.S., some schools make "active shooter" training mandatory for incoming students, while others offer little...
10:17AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Republicans wonder whether anyone can lead the House GOP in an era of divisions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The job of leading House Republicans may have gone from difficult to impossible.After two tumultuous weeks that saw the current speaker announce his resignation and his heir apparent...
10:13AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Palestinians stab Israelis in 2 Jerusalem attacks before being shot dead by police
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, the latest in a series of assaults against civilians and soldiers in Israel an...
10:10AM ( 24 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Brown, Lanier defense spark Longhorns to tough win over GHS
Gainesville coach Bruce Miller told his team it’s going to hurt for a couple days. Then, he expects them to forget all about it.
8:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
VIDEO: Dawson County offense outguns Franklin County to take control of 7-AAA
A note to the rest of Region 7-AAA: Have fun trying to stop the Dawson County offense...
8:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
VIDEO: Vikings deal West Hall 4th straight loss in key 7-AAA showdown
Austin Parker threw for a pair of touchdowns and Markese Jackson scored twice to lead East Hall to a 24-7 win over West Hall Friday in a key Region 7-AAA matchup at East Hall Stadium
8:57AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Buford pulls away in the second half for win over North Hall
North Hall battled Buford for every inch in the first half on Friday in Gainesville...
8:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
Branch bounces back for win at Clarke Central
Flowery Branch forced three turnovers -- including one for a touchdown -- and kept one step ahead of Clarke Central for much of the night en route to a 28-21 win over the Gladiators in Athens.
8:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
Warriors' upset bid falls short against Stephens County
White County could not hold a 14-point lead as Stephens County rallied in the second half to take a 21-20 win over the Warriors Friday night in Region 8-AAAA action at White County Stadium.
8:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Longtime UK Conservative Party figure and former Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe dies at 88
LONDON (AP) — Former British Treasury chief Geoffrey Howe, a prominent figure in Margaret Thatcher's government who helped bring about her downfall after they parted ways over policy toward Europe, ha...
10:00AM ( 34 minutes ago )
New physician at Longstreet Clinic
Dr. Ellen Perkins Sanders has joined The Longstreet Clinic and will begin practicing with the medical group on Monday.
9:48AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Thousands demonstrate in Berlin against EU-US TTIP trade deal, fear giving away local power
BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Berlin on Saturday to protest a planned trans-Atlantic free trade pact.Police said around 100,000 took part in the demonstration, whi...
9:45AM ( 50 minutes ago )
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Austin police arrest actor Shia LaBeouf, charge him with public intoxication
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.The Austin Police Department said in a news release that LaBeouf was a...
9:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
Scarface honored with 'I Am Hip Hop,' Diddy performs at taped 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards
ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.Rapper Lud...
12:59AM ( 9 hours ago )
The cast of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' attends huge premiere for fans in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — A premiere Friday for the sixth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.The ev...
11:45PM ( 10 hours ago )
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A win at Charlotte would be “huge” to Jeff Gordon
In 1992, Jeff Gordon swept both NASCAR Xfinity Series races at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In 1994, he won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 1.5-mile track, taking the checkered flag in the Coca-Cola 600. But should Gordon triumph in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500, he believes that victory might be his most significant at Charlotte, given the stakes involved.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 4 days ago )