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Saturday August 29th, 2015 7:40PM
Qualifying begins Mon. for city elections
Qualifying begins Monday for city elections across the state, with most of the attention in Hall County centered on the Gainesville election.
1:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gainesville considers IGA with Hall Co. for Flat Creek litter trap
Gainesville officials are considering an inter-governmental agreement with Hall County for a litter trap in Flat Creek, which sits in both the city limits of Gainesville and unincorporated Hall County.
12:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
3 Ga. men convicted in anti-government plot receive 12 years
Authorities say three Northwest Georgia men have been sentenced to prison in an anti-government militia plot.
11:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
Commission on Medical Cannabis working toward end of year report
Members of the state Commission on Medical Cannabis, including a Hall County woman, have three more meetings on their schedule before issuing a report to the governor.
10:52AM ( 8 hours ago )
Job "blitz" coming to Gainesville's Melrose community
Melrose residents will have access to career guidance in their own community next month.
9:03AM ( 10 hours ago )
At events both somber and raucous, Gulf Coast marks 10th Katrina anniversary, looks to future
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobi...
6:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Cumming man named to state board
A Cumming man has been named to the state's Department of Community Supervision Advisory Board.
6:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
US immigration patterns shift: India, China outpacing Mexico as more skilled workers arrive
DALLAS (AP) — Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a...
6:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
On-Air Ambush: How the killings of a TV crew unfolded on the air in front of horrified viewers
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from...
7:22PM ( 17 minutes ago )
New York woman accused of killing baby, living with its dead body in an apartment for 3 months
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York woman has been arrested on a murder charge after police say she killed her infant child and then lived in an apartment with the baby's body for three months.Ge...
7:06PM ( 33 minutes ago )
'Free Amir': Supporters release balloons at Michigan rally to mark man's 4 years in Iran
BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of people at a Michigan rally released balloons Saturday to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free a former Marine from prison.But they first heard from...
7:01PM ( 38 minutes ago )
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National
Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 10 hours ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 11 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville blanked again by Grayson, hopes to rebound again
Gainesville football took plenty of lessons from last year’s loss to Grayson. The Red Elephants hope they can do the same this time around...
7:48AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
VIDEO: Falcons storm back to knock off Chestatee in season opener
Flowery Branch exploded for 34 unanswered second half points to erase a 3-0 halftime deficit to beat Chestatee 34-10 Friday night in both teams’ season openers.
7:15AM ( 12 hours ago )
Wildcats explode for big win over Hab Central
Rabun County scored 35 unanswered points to erase an early deficit and beat Habersham Central 42-14 Friday night.
6:56AM ( 12 hours ago )
Wood stars again, as Dragons plow way past Winder
Note to the rest of northeast Georgia: Colby Wood and the Jefferson rushing attack are most definitely for real.
2:36AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
Fed Vice Chair Fischer leaves door open for a Sept. rate hike, saying inflation likely to rise
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer left the door open Saturday for a Fed rate increase in September, saying the factors that have kept inflation below the central bank's t...
4:31PM ( 3 hours ago )
European trains to increase identity and baggage checks after Americans foiled attack
PARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interi...
2:59PM ( 4 hours ago )
Once farmers' bane, grain trains now in abundance thanks to rail upgrades, oil slowdown
STERLING, N.D. (AP) — The grain elevator that towers over this small prairie town has been humming with workers loading crops onto rail cars destined for domestic and worldwide markets.It's a welcome...
10:34AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Business
Sales of Atari games found in New Mexico landfill bring in more than $100,000 through eBay
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months.The April 2014 dig ended specu...
5:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
"She just laid there playing possum": Survivor's husband recounts story of on-air shooting
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.Vicki Gardner, w...
10:45AM ( 8 hours ago )
After death on live television, slain reporter's father finds voice on gun restrictions
COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he bri...
2:58AM ( 16 hours ago )
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IndyCar driver Justin Wilson dies of head injury
IndyCar driver Justin Wilson died Monday night from a head injury suffered when a piece of debris struck him at Pocono Raceway. He was 37.
By Jenna Fryer-AP Auto Racing Writer
9:18PM ( 4 days ago )
Dow surges more than 600 points, 3rd-biggest point gain ever, as market breaks losing streak
NEW YORK (AP) — Dow surges more than 600 points, 3rd-biggest point gain ever, as market breaks losing streak.
5:22PM ( 3 days ago )