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Saturday February 6th, 2016 10:42AM
East Hall home destroyed by early morning fire, residents evaluated for smoke inhalation
Two people suffered what appeared to be minor smoke inhalation when their mobile home was destroyed in the eastern part of Hall County early Saturday morning.
8:40AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced to life in the 2011 murder of his wife
A judge has sentenced a Gwinnett County man to life in prison without parole in the 2011 death of his wife.
5:20AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
The Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night _ with a new sense of urgency
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — With one primary contest over and another three days away, the Republican Party's leading presidential candidates will meet on the debate stage once again Saturday night — with...
5:06AM ( 5 hours ago )
Search for Missouri couple wanted for crimes across the South, including Ga., ends with one suspect dead and the other wounded
A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with them in Florida's Panhandle.
9:57PM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Stocks finish another down week sharply lower on worries that the risk of a recession in the US, while still low, is growing
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks posted steep losses Friday, ending the week with broad declines, as investors fretted over a report showing that U.S. job creation slowed last month.Technology stocks fell espec...
7:19PM ( 15 hours ago )
Missing Rabun County teen located
A missing teenager from Rabun County has been located, according to officials with the Rabun County Sheriff's Office.
4:21PM ( 18 hours ago )
Neighborhood watch program partners with Hall County Sheriff's Office
​Hall County authorities have partnered with a neighborhood watch website to increase efforts in county neighborhoods.
10:02AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Hall County Green Alliance honors county projects, one elected official
A number of Hall County projects, as well as a Hall County elected official, were honored Friday at the Hall County Green Alliance's annual awards ceremony.
8:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
Auto, student loans fuel US consumer borrowing in December
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months.Borrowi...
8:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
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While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout their 35-year career, James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn...
9:58AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Rescuers search for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse, killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds
TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise resident...
9:51AM ( 49 minutes ago )
A woman accused of stealing nearly $500,000 from several friends as part of a fraud perpetrated by an former pro quarterback says she's trying to rebuild her life
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Wealthy widow Anita Barney lost nearly her entire fortune to an ex-Ohio State quarterback who defrauded her of hundreds of thousands of dollars to feed a gambling addiction that...
9:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO)Basketball: North Hall pushes past Stephens County -- Lady Trojans do so in double overtime
North Hall could have let this one get away, caught up in a tough region showdown on the road -- but the Lady Trojans weren't interested in ending the regular season with a whimper.
11:50AM ( 1 hour from now )
Girls basketball: Hill-Gilmore resting comfortably after falling ill during GHS girls game
Gainesville girls basketball coach Brenda Hill-Gilmore appeared to be resting comfortably after being taken to Northeast Georgia Medical Center on Friday at halftime of the Lady Red Elephants contest at Winder-Barrow.
11:28AM ( 46 minutes from now )
Swimming: Porter, area hopefuls impress during championship preliminary races
Camille Porter -- and a host of other northeast Georgia-based swimmers -- served notice on Friday: They have medals in their sites.
8:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
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President Barack Obama says he'll ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that he will ask the Republican-led Congress to double spending on research and development into clean energy by 2020. But the request is unlikel...
7:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
It's worth looking past the so-so job growth in January
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consider looking past January's so-so job growth.At first glance, Friday's government report on U.S. hiring was a downer — 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few...
5:12PM ( 17 hours ago )
Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shares of Hollywood studio Lions Gate plunged Friday after it missed earnings expectations due to the underperformance of the finale of "The Hunger Games" and investors fled as hope...
4:13PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" has opened more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, the country where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a boycott of the movie
TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Jolie's "Unbroken" opened Saturday more than a year after the rest of the world in Japan, where the main character endures as a prisoner of war and where some have called for a b...
5:40AM ( 5 hours ago )
Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend Charles Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's sidekick in his "Peanuts" comic strip, has died
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Linus Maurer, a cartoonist and illustrator whose old friend and colleague Charles M. Schulz borrowed his first name for Charlie Brown's blanket-wielding best friend Linus in his "Pe...
2:09AM ( 8 hours ago )
"The Walk" actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt has been feted at Harvard University as its Hasty Pudding Theatricals Man of the Year
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Joseph Gordon-Levitt has gotten a little roast along with his pudding.In keeping with tradition, "The Walk" actor was feted and roasted as Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Th...
11:02PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season as he recovers from a fracture in his back
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.The three-time...
3:13PM ( 1 day ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 1 day ago )