Friday October 9th, 2015 11:50PM
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 ( 9 hours from now )
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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 ( 2 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 ( 6 hours ago )
Propes is new finance director for Hall County
Hall County Administrator Randy Knighton is pleased to announce that Zach Propes has been hired as the county's new Director of Financial Services.
4:39PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Buford assisted living facility fails health inspection
Brookdale Buford, an assisted living facility on Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford, has failed a routine health inspection.
4:12PM ( 7 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. seek suspects in Walmart robbery
Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a masked man who reportedly robbed a Walmart and two women associated with him.
1:15PM ( 10 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Mule Camp Market
Mule Camp Market began a three-day run in downtown Gainesville Friday.
6:05PM ( 5 hours ago )
US stocks close out their best week of the year with a modest advance; airlines among gainers
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week this year with a modest gain on Friday, helped by airlines and industrial companies.Investors now turn their focus to corporate earnings, whic...
4:29PM ( 7 hours ago )
No serious injuries in Cleveland car/motorcycle collision
A motorcycle operator escaped serious injury when he was stuck from behind by a car on Helen Highway north of Cleveland Friday morning.
1:47PM ( 10 hours ago )
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As Oregon town buries campus shooting victims, strong emotions flare during president's visit
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — Gun-rights activists and others gave voice to strong emotions when President Barack Obama came to meet privately with grieving families whose loved ones were killed on a college...
11:15PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Federal judge in Massachusetts refuses to throw out defamation suit filed against Bill Cosby
BOSTON (AP) — A defamation lawsuit brought against Bill Cosby by three women who say he sexually abused them decades ago can move forward, a federal judge in Massachusetts ruled Friday, delivering a l...
11:10PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Future of New York City transit system hinges on funding fight between mayor and governor
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring an...
11:03PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: GHS-Lanier to slug it out for 8-AAAAA supremacy
Both Gainesville and Lanier football hope to answer big questions on Friday night...
8:58PM ( 2 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Week 7: Area teams facing playoff-like scenarios as region races heat up
The official start of the high school football playoffs isn't for another month. However, for some area teams, it may actually begin this Friday.
8:25PM ( 3 hours ago )
Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
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Softball: Branch takes No. 3 seed from Region 8-AAAAA
The Flowery Branch softball team defeated Winder-Barrow 5-2 on Thursday to secure the No. 3 seed from Region 8-AAAAA.
1:55PM ( 9 hours ago )
NYC jury acquits Atlanta Hawks' Sefolosha in police fracas
Atlanta Hawks' player Thabo Sefolosha has been acquitted in a case stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy New York City nightclub.
11:26AM ( 12 hours ago )
Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32AM ( 13 hours ago )
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California law boosts data protections, but activists say action still needed at federal level
NEW YORK (AP) — California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous sta...
8:19PM ( 3 hours ago )
Daily fantasy sports: Could cheating allegations lead to regulation of industry? A quick Q&A
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheating allegations rocked the daily fantasy sports industry this week and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and FanDuel, w...
7:12PM ( 4 hours ago )
US judge OKs $338 million settlement for victims of oil train disaster that killed 47
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way fo...
4:21PM ( 7 hours ago )
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The cast of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' attends huge premiere for fans in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — A premiere Friday for season six of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at New York's Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.T...
11:06PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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.Jail records show LaBeouf was booked Friday night into the Travis Coun...
11:04PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Michigan, New York artists win $200,000 grand prizes at Michigan's ArtPrize competition
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Artists from Michigan and New York each won $200,000 grand prizes Friday at the seventh annual ArtPrize, a competition that brought 1,550 entries to western Michigan.Textile...
9:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Post Race Notes: Truex moves forward despite penalty
That last thing Martin Truex, Jr. would have wanted was for his No. 78 Chevrolet to be pulled off the grid before the start of an elimination race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days 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 )