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Friday August 26th, 2016 7:55AM
Opponents to Mincey Marble expansion plan will have to wait again to be heard
Standing-room-only greeted commissioners Thursday evening as Chairman Dick Mecum attempted to gavel into session the Hall County Board of Commissioners voting meeting.
10:26PM ( 9 hours ago )
Habersham seeks information on attempted armed robbery suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office is seeking information on a man they say attempted to rob a convenience store in the Fairview community west of Clarkesville Monday night.
10:01PM ( 9 hours ago )
Agreement reached on new contract for Gainesville schools superintendent
The Gainesville Board of Education reached an agreement Thursday on a new contract for Supt. Wanda Creel.
5:57PM ( 13 hours ago )
Man pleads guilty to mobile home park murder, sentenced to life in prison
A suspected gang member who spent six years on the run entered a guilty plea to a Hall County murder and will now spend the rest of his life in prison.
1:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
17-year-old charged with stealing, pawning farm equipment
Hall County authorities arrested a 17-year-old Wednesday for allegedly stealing farm equipment and then pawning it for the proceeds.
11:52AM ( 20 hours ago )
Collins: IRS budget cuts are no excuse for poor customer service
The volleys continue between 9th District Congressman Doug Collins (R-Gainesville) and the IRS over an understaffed IRS office in Gainesville.
11:11AM ( 20 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Good works receive honor at annual Good News Clinic Awards fundraising dinner
Dr. Jim Butts is awarded the Sam Poole Volunteer of the Year Award for his work as volunteer medical director for the Good News Clinic.
5:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Park Service marks centennial with new citizens, monument
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S.
12:06AM ( 7 hours ago )
US swimmer Lochte's legal troubles mount in Brazil
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
11:08PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Clinton says Trump unleashes 'radical fringe' in GOP
Donald Trump is confronting head-on allegations that he is racist, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them
7:31AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism
Donald Trump is confronting head-on allegations that he is racist, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them
7:22AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb
Syrian rebels and civilians expected to leave blockaded Damascus suburb following deal with Assad's government
7:10AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Falcons-Trojans set to re-ignite dormant rivalry
As far as Flowery Branch's Anthony Woodall and Tyler Williams and North Hall's Mac Bennett and Jake Meeler are concerned, the Falcons-Trojans rivalry could be something from a dusty history book...
10:10PM ( 14 hours from now )
Preseason: Arian Foster helps lead Dolphins over Falcons 17-6
Running back Arian Foster had a 2-yard touchdown run in the Miami Dolphins' 17-6 win over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
11:49AM ( 3 hours from now )
Volleyball: East Hall notches 300th win for Deppe
The East Hall volleyball team extended its season record to 13-3 on Thursday by defeating White County 25-13, 25-11 in Cleveland -- a victory that gave coach Ted Deppe his 300th victory with the program.
8:55AM ( 59 minutes from now )
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Stock markets cautious ahead of key Fed speech
European shares are mostly lower following mixed trading in Asia, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech later in the day for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
7:19AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Germany's Merkel in Poland for talks on EU future, migrants
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is in Warsaw for talks with the leaders of four central European nations about migrants and the future of the European Union after Britain leaves
6:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Japan PM in Kenya to launch summit on African development
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Kenya to launch summit on African development; 35 heads of state expected to attend
6:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Latest: British chef pledges donations for Amatriciana
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is joining an effort to raise money for Italian earthquake victims by donating a portion of proceeds from every plate of Pasta Amatriciana to the relief effort
6:25AM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Friday
Among 10 Things to Know: Trump swings toward rivals in immigration; Apple boosts iPhone security; threat of e-cigarettes to youth may be less than thought
9:16PM ( 10 hours ago )
Rio police charge Lochte with false report of robbery
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
7:10PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Burt Myers wraps up seventh Bowman Gray Modified title
In order to win a championship at North Carolina’s historic Bowman Gray Stadium, you have to do a lot of things right.
By Adam Fenwick-Special to NASCARHomeTracks.com
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Georgia doctor pleads guilty to running a pill mill
A Georgia doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in running a pill mill out of a phony pain management clinic.
By The Associated Press
8:35PM ( 3 days ago )