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Riverside Military Academy announces new president
The Board of Trustees for Riverside Military Academy announced Thursday they have selected a new president to lead the institution. Col. William J. Gallagher, US Army (Ret.), will be the ninth president in the academy's 109-year history
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UPDATED: Authorities identify body in Lake Lanier
The body pulled from Lake Lanier Thursday afternoon has been identified as a missing Dekalb County firefighter.
6:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Design of Lanier Tech's new campus beginning to take shape
​Preliminary plans for Lanier Technical College's new campus on Highway 365 at Howard Road in Hall County are beginning to emerge.
4:32PM ( 13 hours ago )
Hall County terminates fire department official after arrest
Circumstances surrounding the case are unclear, but the lieutenant in charge of inspections and investigations for Hall County Fire Services has been terminated.
3:36PM ( 14 hours ago )
Authorities search Lake Lanier for missing DeKalb firefighter
A missing person's report has been filed for a DeKalb County firefighter, last seen at Sunset Cover Marina on Lake Lanier Saturday.
1:45PM ( 16 hours ago )
Deal to launch budget-signing tour of state in Gainesville
Governor Nathan Deal plans a series of budget-signing ceremonies around the state Monday, beginning in Gainesville,
1:21PM ( 16 hours ago )
Tracking the flow of guns used in crime is inexact science
The flow of guns to states with strict laws is again emerging as a hot topic, and the debate is shining a spotlight on an issue that has long flummoxed law enforcement and gun-control advocates: how to track guns once they leave the store
5:35PM ( 12 hours ago )
Markets Right Now: Tech, energy stocks lead a broad decline
Stocks lost ground on Wall Street as a rout in tech stocks accelerated as the day went on
5:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Katt Williams arrested for throwing salt shaker at Atlanta Waffle House
Comedian and actor Katt Williams was arrested after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager, police in an Atlanta suburb said Thursday.
1:32PM ( 16 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know for Today: North Korea imprisons American, Trump protests turn violent, Fallujah under siege
5:58AM ( 17 minutes ago )
ABA team owner and envied dealmaker Ozzie Silna dies
Ozzie Silna, who turned a fading ABA team into a four-decade windfall of nearly $800 million from the NBA, has died at age 83
5:33AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Protests break out as Trump speaks in Southern Cal
Protests broke out as Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump brought his campaign to S
5:26AM ( 49 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Baseball: Red Elephants try to erase memories of 2015 finish, recent adversity as 2016 playoffs begin
Gainesville baseball coach Jeremy Kemp put it very succinctly earlier this week as the Red Elephants prepared to open the Class AAAAA state playoffs on Friday in a doubleheader against Alexander at Ivey-Watson Field...
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Soccer playoffs: Northeast Georgia squads continue stellar start to postseason
While the first two days of the state soccer playoffs proved strong for northeast Georgia programs, Thursday was downright dominant. Eight area programs clinched second round berths during the night, including a pair of statement victories.
12:20PM ( 6 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Boys soccer: East Hall boys make statement in first round win
For about 20 minutes Thursday in East Hall’s first round Class AAA playoff matchup with Gordon Central, Leo Toledo and Sergio Turcios played a two-man game that no one else was allowed to participate in.
8:29AM ( 2 hours from now )
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Eurozone economic growth rate unexpectedly doubles
Official figures show that the eurozone economy grew by a quarterly rate of 0.6 percent in the first three months of year, a level of growth that means the single currency bloc has finally clawed back the ground lost during the recessions since 2008
5:26AM ( 49 minutes ago )
Doubts about honesty led to university chancellor's removal
University of California President Janet Napolitano felt compelled to remove the chancellor of UC Davis after documents contradicted the contention that she did not have any dealings with contractors hired to bolster the school's image online
5:17AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Shipping containers offer welcome homes in Phoenix
A stack of shipping containers sitting in a lot in an industrial section of Phoenix has some developers thinking inside the box
4:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Racist statements lead lawmakers to reject John Wayne Day
California lawmakers defeated a resolution intended to honor John Wayne after opponents challenged what they say are racist statements by the late actor
5:13AM ( 1 hour ago )
Jordan lifts ban on performance by popular Lebanese band
Jordan is permitting a popular Lebanese rock band to perform in the kingdom, lifting an earlier ban
5:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
QBs Goff and Wentz soar, OT Tunsil takes bizarre tumble
California love for Jared Goff, and Philadelphia pride for Carson Wentz. It was all about the quarterbacks before Laremy Tunsil's bizarre tumble down the board at the NFL draft
12:28AM ( 5 hours ago )
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How do you think Governor Nathan Deal will treat the campus carry legislation?
He'll sign it.
He'll veto it.
He'll take no action, and it will become law by default.
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Anthony Alfredo pocketed $3000 after he inherited the Southeast Limited Late Model Series Pro Division win at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Easley, S.C. Saturday night.
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