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Sunday April 19th, 2015 7:06AM
Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 9 hours ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 9 hours ago )
Five arrested in Habersham drug search
Officials in Habersham County arrested five people in connection with illegal narcotic activity Saturday in Demorest.
2:45PM ( 16 hours ago )
Hall Co. School District working on diploma petitions
So far, 28 former Hall County students have petitioned the school district for high school diplomas under House Bill 91, signed into law during this last legislative session.
2:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
March For Babies sees 400 brave weather threat in Gainesville
Despite the overnight rain and the threat for more of the same throughout the morning, an estimated 400 people turned out Saturday for the annual Hall County March of Dimes "March For Babies".
1:55PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Hall Habitat High reaches milestone Apr. 24
Habitat High will reach a milestone in its history April 24 when it participates in its 50th Habitat for Humanity home dedication.
12:00PM ( 19 hours ago )
Animal shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students
The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.
5:40PM ( 13 hours ago )
BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix air bag problem
BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.The problem affects the 2005 to 2008 models of the M...
11:52AM ( 19 hours ago )
Animal shelter rescues baby chicks from Georgia post office
An animal shelter has rescued hundreds of chicks shipped to a Georgia post office. Hundreds of other chicks in the shipment died.
11:30AM ( 19 hours ago )
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IS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya
CAIRO (AP) — A video released by the Islamic State group appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians in Libya.The 29-minute video released online Sunday shows...
6:42AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks...
6:04AM ( 1 hour ago )
Q&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense
When John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a me...
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 8 hours ago )
Losing streak continues for G-Braves
The Charlotte Knights jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark.
10:19PM ( 8 hours ago )
Hawks know from experience that 8 seeds can be troublesome
There's nothing to indicate the Atlanta Hawks will have any trouble with the Brooklyn Nets in the opening round of the NBA playoffs.
8:56PM ( 10 hours ago )
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World finance leaders see threats ahead for global economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default o...
5:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Finance officials see rising risks to economic recovery
WASHINGTON (AP) — World finance officials said Saturday they see a number of threats on the horizon for a global economy still clawing back from the deepest recession in seven decades, and a potential...
6:23PM ( 12 hours ago )
Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party
MADRID (AP) — An investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging Spain's ruling Popular Party, which faces a general...
3:40PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was induc...
1:20AM ( 5 hours ago )
Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy."It's not like a choice. It's like I was drafted," H...
12:51AM ( 6 hours ago )
Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartac...
12:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
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A look at the thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations
An interactive tracing U.S.-Cuban relations includes the annoucement that Cuba will be removed from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list.
By The Associated Press
9:45AM ( 1 day ago )
Randy Weaver takes Ultimate Series victory at VMS
Randy Weaver continued his winning ways Saturday night, as he drove to the victory in the Aaron’s King Of The Commonwealth Ultimate Super Late Model Series feature at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Va.
By Series PR
10:00AM ( 1 day ago )
White Co. sheriff asks DA not to pursue charges against deceased teen's father
White County Sheriff Neal Walden said Friday afternoon that he has requested that Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney Jeff Langley not pursue the charges filed again Shannon Hamilton. Hamilton is the father of one of the teens killed the fatal wreck on March 15th.
5:30PM ( 1 day ago )
Higher US gas prices sparked modest inflation in March
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher-priced gasoline slightly boosted consumer prices in March, a sign that some of the effects of cheaper oil are fading and that inflation may be edging up to healthier levels.Th...
10:30AM ( 1 day ago )