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U.S, Cuba to resume commercial flights for 1st time in 50 years
The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement next week to resume commercial air traffic for the first time in five decades, starting the clock on dozens of new flights operating daily by next fall, U.S. officials said Friday.
9:35PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore says he is dropping out of the race for the White House.The Republican says in a statement he plans to support his party's nominee and will continue...
5:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
Banks County pauses to honor fallen U.S. officers
Banks County Sheriff's Office officials and members of the community paused Friday to pray for law enforcement and remember fallen officers from around the country.
4:19PM ( 9 hours ago )
Authorities seize $566,000 in meth, marijuana in Gainesville bust
​Drug agents and police officers seized 20 ounces of methamphetamine, five guns and three marijuana plants during the arrest of a Gainesville man this week.
3:52PM ( 10 hours ago )
Police standoff ends peacefully at Gainesville hotel
It took about 90 minutes for Gainesville Police to take a suspect into custody Friday afternoon, following a standoff outside a hotel room.
2:50PM ( 11 hours ago )
VIDEO: Officials open new Hall County Correctional Institute, warden touts cost savings
The new Hall County Correctional Institute opened with a ceremonial ribbon cutting Friday by Warden Walt Davis, who touted his department's ability to bring the cost of the $7 million facility down nearly 50 percent.
2:12PM ( 11 hours 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 ( 8 hours ago )
UNG fraternity suspended by national office for hazing, alcohol allegations
The National Fraternity of Sigma Nu has suspended the Kappa chapter at the University of North Georgia.
2:09PM ( 11 hours ago )
Deputies search for two missing Hall County inmates
Two women are wanted after failing to return from a work detail Monday night in Hall County.
1:27PM ( 12 hours ago )
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The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway
DENVER (AP) — The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was...
12:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Pop star Rihanna, used to splashy fashion entrances, let her models make the splashy entrances on Friday at her new collection for Puma, heavy on streetwear and almost exclusively in black and white
NEW YORK (AP) — Rihanna is certainly used to stopping the show, whether as a performer or as a fashion figure whose daring choices can make headlines.But at New York Fashion Week on Friday, she let he...
12:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
With an exclamation of "Finally," Pope Francis embraces Patriarch Kirill in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flies on to Mex
MEXICO CITY (AP) — With an exclamation of "Finally," Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but hi...
11:24PM ( 2 hours 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 ( 15 hours from now )
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 ( 9 hours from now )
8-AAAAA Tournament: Branch girls, GHS boys advance to finals; Lady Elephants fall in semis
Courtney Newton’s return home couldn’t be going any better...
11:51AM ( 9 hours from now )
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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 ( 9 hours ago )
Visa on Friday disclosed its ownership in Friday in Square, the mobile payment services company co-founded and led by Jack Dorsey
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in the mobile payment services company Square rose sharply Friday after Visa disclosed the details of its ownership stake in the company.While Visa's stake amounts to about 1 pe...
4:33PM ( 9 hours ago )
Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags, telling safety regulators that a recall isn't necessary, according to documents
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen resisted U.S. government efforts to recall more cars and trucks to fix potentially deadly Takata air bags — telling safety regulators that a recall isn't necessary.But the Ge...
4:15PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes remembers being a nervous, fresh-faced, first-time nominee at the Grammys back in 2013
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes remembers being a nervous, fresh-faced, first-time nominee at the Grammys back in 2013."It was all (like), 'Well, what's going to happen. What? Ahh...
11:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
Jidenna, who is putting the final touches on his debut album, earns his first Grammy nomination
NEW YORK (AP) — If ever you've laid eyes on Jidenna — the nattily dressed singer and emcee behind the Grammy-nominated anthem "Classic Man" — then certainly you remember him: He's straight out of a ti...
8:23PM ( 5 hours ago )
Conan O'Brien says he was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom
BOSTON (AP) — Conan O'Brien was a prankster during his Harvard years, but he also credits his success to hard work in the classroom.The late-night TV host spoke to an audience of Harvard University st...
7:16PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Richards grabs Super Bowl Of Racing finale at GIS
On Sunday afternoon at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga., Josh Richards takes the $15,000 finale of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing. The event was sanctioned by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series.
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8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Gainesville to update alcohol code for wine sampling
Some new rules are on the way for Gainesville businesses that offer wine samplings, thanks to an update to the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance presented Thursday morning to city council members.
10:37AM ( 1 day ago )