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Friday September 4th, 2015 11:45PM
Sentencing handed down for two former Hall Co. Sheriff Office employees
Federal Judge Richard Story handed out two similar sentences in U.S. District Court in Gainesville Friday afternoon but called each case unique to itself.
6:41PM ( 5 hours ago )
More attempted political comebacks set for Nov. 3; Clermont special election likely in March
As the books closed on qualifying for the Nov. 3 city elections Friday,the number of former office-holders seeking a political comeback in northeast Georgia increased.
6:36PM ( 5 hours ago )
Hall deputies arrest suspect in 2014 molestation case
Acting on a tip, Hall County Sheriff's Office warrants deputies arrested a man this week, suspected of child molestation in 2012.
1:17PM ( 10 hours ago )
Alto man arrested for growing pot
An Alto man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to cut down and dispose of marijuana plants while authorities were searching for pot growers from a helicopter.
12:38PM ( 11 hours ago )
Alto man injured after motorcycle leaves road near Unicoi Gap
An Alto man was injured Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Unicoi Gap on Highway 75 north of Helen
12:12PM ( 11 hours ago )
Gainesville woman arrested on prostitution charge
A Gainesville woman is charged with prostitution stemming from her arrest Thursday on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
10:14AM ( 13 hours ago )
US stocks sink as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing about the rate outlook
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.The stock market has been volatile for weeks on concern that China's economy is slo...
5:43PM ( 6 hours ago )
Rabies case confirmed in W. Hall
Rabies has been found in a raccoon that came in contact with a dog in the West Hall area recently.
4:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Clinton says in interview she wasn't thinking about her email system when she joined State
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set...
11:20PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Oregon judge refuses to perform same-sex marriages, asks couples to go to other judges
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County Judge Vance Day is being investigated by a judicial fitness commission in part over his refusal to perform same-sex marriages on religious grounds, a spokesman for the...
11:11PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Japan town near stricken nuclear plant lifts evacuation order; only dozens return so far
NARAHA, Japan (AP) — The Japanese town of Naraha on Saturday lifted a 2011 evacuation order that sent all its 7,400 residents away after the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant was crippled by a tsunami an...
11:08PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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National
'Balanced' West Hall thumps Chestatee
It almost looked like West Hall was taking out its frustrations from a week ago on the Chestatee defense.
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McEachern ends Buford 42-game win streak, pulls away from Wolves
It’s been a while since Buford football experienced something like this...
8:30AM ( 8 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Wolves in unusual position but fired up for McEachern challenge
Forget the 42-game win streak; forget the three straight state titles (and 10 in the past 14 seasons); Buford football still finds itself in the underdog role this week...
8:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Week 2: Quest for playoffs begins for some regions
For several teams, the real season gets under way starting Friday.
8:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Falcons release backup QBs Grossman, Yates
The Atlanta Falcons have released quarterbacks Rex Grossman and T.J. Yates, leaving Sean Renfree as the backup to starter Matt Ryan.
7:11PM ( 4 hours ago )
G-Braves pull within 1 game of first place after 6-2 win
The Gwinnett Braves fell behind 2-0 on a pair of solo home runs by Christian Walker, but regrouped with six unanswered runs to defeat the Norfolk Tides 6-2 on Thursday night at Harbor Park.
10:53AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Sports
Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner; crew capsule to fly in 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Fl...
8:24PM ( 3 hours ago )
Canadian energy company Emera will buy US-based Teco Energy for $6.48B, or $27.55 a share
NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian energy and services company Emera said Friday it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion.Emera...
7:42PM ( 4 hours ago )
US unemployment rate falls to 7-year low, yet modest hiring clouds picture for Fed rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bot...
5:33PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Aretha Franklin wins court order to block screening of documentary at Colorado film festival
DENVER (AP) — Aretha Franklin earned some R-E-S-P-E-C-T in a federal courtroom on Friday, convincing a judge to prevent the Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 concert of...
7:32PM ( 4 hours ago )
Miss America Organization says it gave nearly $6 million in cash or tuition waivers in 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program.Figures released Friday...
4:48PM ( 6 hours ago )
Workers charged with instigating kids' scuffles in day care 'Fight Club' plead not guilty
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two day care workers accused of instigating scuffles among young children as part of what one compared to the movie "Fight Club" pleaded not guilty Friday to child abuse charges...
4:21PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Friday Night Drags champions crowned in season finale
The 2015 season of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway concluded on Friday with the Championship Night finale.
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12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Dr. Brian Shelton named Provost at Toccoa Falls College
Toccoa Falls College has named a veteran administrator at the school as Provost of the college.
9:00AM ( 1 day ago )