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Tuesday February 9th, 2016 7:44PM
UPDATED: Search suspended for kidnapping suspect in South Hall
Authorities in South Hall County have suspended the search for a kidnapping suspect Tuesday after a suspicious vehicle call at a hotel in Oakwood.
5:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
House panel approves felony for aborted fetal tissue sale
A Georgia House committee has approved a bill that would make selling aborted fetal tissue a felony.
3:37PM ( 4 hours ago )
Deal says Obama's Savannah harbor request falls short
Gov. Nathan Deal says the Obama administration's latest funding request to deepen the Savannah harbor falls far short of the federal dollars needed to keep the project on schedule.
3:33PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall officials talk signals, roads in south end of county
The busy roadways of South Hall County continue to draw attention, with Hall County commissioners talking through a list of items Monday, mostly dealing with that part of the county.
2:28PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall County School Board members get a look at draft plan for South Hall redistricting
While the Hall County School District may have ample classroom space in most of its schools, that's not the case for the schools in the south end of the county. So, the plans for redistricting in South Hall are moving ahead quickly.
2:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
GBI seeks public assistance in tracking Rabun County bank robbery suspect
Investigators with the GBI have now released surveillance photos of a man suspected or robbing a bank in Rabun County Monday afternoon.
8:07AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are hoping to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders looked to emerge from Tuesday's New Hampshire primary with their first victories of the 2016 presidential election, while rivals hoped a state f...
7:06PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Weather-related cancellations for late Tuesday, Wednesday
A threat of snow in the region has prompted the cancellation of several Tuesday activities, as well as some planned for Wednesday
7:06PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Georgia man gets 2 years in prison for pipe bombs in park
A Georgia man who admitted leaving a backpack containing pipe bombs in a park has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.
6:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Call them the late deciders. Nearly half of the voters in Tuesday's Republican primary in New Hampshire are saying they made up their mind in the last week. On the Democratic side? More than half say they decided before that.
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest developments from the 2016 presidential campaign, with the focus Tuesday on the New Hampshire primary (all times local):7:25 p.m.Call them the late deciders.Nearly h...
7:31PM ( 12 minutes ago )
A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard about pornographic messages he sent the actress in 1999
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury hearing a case against an Ohio man charged with stalking Gwyneth Paltrow heard testimony Tuesday about pornographic messages and sex toys he sent her earlier in her career.Pa...
7:12PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering his high school girlfriend
BALTIMORE (AP) — Prompted by a podcast that turned millions of listeners into armchair detectives, a judge will now decide whether to grant a new trial to a man convicted as a teenager of murdering hi...
7:06PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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8-A tournament: Lady Lions move into region semifinals
The Lakeview Academy girls basketball team picked up a victory in the first round of the Region 8-A tournament on Tuesday in Athens.
11:36PM ( 3 hours from now )
(UPDATE) Basketball: 7-AAA, 8-AAAA games postponed due to weather; rescheduled for Wednesday
Both the Region 7-AAA and Region 8-AAAA basketball tournament games scheduled for Tuesday night have been postponed due to impending inclement weather and rescheduled for Wednesday. However, all Region 8-AAAAA contests slated for Gainesville High on Tuesday are still on as scheduled, as are Region 8-A games for Lakeview Academy boys and girls at Athens Academy.
11:20PM ( 3 hours from now )
Lawsuit alleges Tennessee has 'hostile sexual environment'
A lawsuit filed by a group of women alleges that the University of Tennessee has violated Title IX regulations and created a "hostile sexual environment" through a policy of indifference toward assaults by student-athletes.
10:49PM ( 3 hours from now )
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Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call in which the media company behind MTV and Paramount Pictures missed revenue expectations for the fifth quarter in a row
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Viacom Inc. CEO Philippe Dauman defended himself in a testy exchange with analysts during a quarterly earnings conference call Tuesday after the media company behind MTV and Paramou...
7:10PM ( 33 minutes ago )
The weight of sports is dragging down Disney's profits
LOS ANGELES (AP) — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney's profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about 7.2 million over the last three years, according to Nielsen, and...
6:31PM ( 1 hour ago )
Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling "Lock" and "Hyby" ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure users after complaints from customers
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is recalling two types of ceiling lamps because of a risk that the glass shades might fall and injure people.The company says that after receiving compl...
4:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Disney Theatrical Productions has announced on Twitter that Alex Timbers will direct the stage adaptation of "Frozen"
NEW YORK (AP) — Disney has tapped one of Broadway's freshest talents to direct one of its most anticipated musicals, "Frozen."According to a Disney Theatrical Productions announcement Tuesday on Twitt...
6:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Plans in the Dominican Republic to award a literary prize to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa have angered some people, including a member of the president's Cabinet
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Plans in the Dominican Republic to award a literary prize to Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa have angered some people, including a member of the president's...
5:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
LL Cool J learns family secret of adoption as PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' unravels DNA trail
LOS ANGELES (AP) — LL Cool J's childhood was scarred by his parents' separation and violence, with his maternal grandparents stepping in to give him a loving home and appreciation of music.But the cou...
4:43PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Rookie Truck Series drivers try out AMS in two day test
As the Georgia 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck series race – the tail end of a NASCAR twinbill at Atlanta Motor Speedway set for Feb. 27 – looms just three weeks away, a handful of rookies got the chance to get their feet wet on the aged, historic 1.54-mile track at AMS in a two-day rookie test that wrapped up Friday afternoon.
By Dustin Bixby
8:00AM ( 3 days 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 ( 4 days ago )