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WEEK 7: Region title, playoff races take shape after big night
The state playoff picture began to take a little better shape after some key matchups Friday night.
9:16AM ( 4 hours from now )
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1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Texas Southern University student-housing complex in Houston
HOUSTON (AP) — A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questio...
9:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
Pilot killed in Pickens County crash identified
Authorities have released the identity of the pilot killed in a small plane crash in Pickens County Thursday.
5:30PM ( 11 hours ago )
Propes is new finance director for Hall County
Hall County Administrator Randy Knighton is pleased to announce that Zach Propes has been hired as the county's new Director of Financial Services.
4:39PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Buford assisted living facility fails health inspection
Brookdale Buford, an assisted living facility on Old Hamilton Mill Road in Buford, has failed a routine health inspection.
4:12PM ( 12 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. seek suspects in Walmart robbery
Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a masked man who reportedly robbed a Walmart and two women associated with him.
1:15PM ( 15 hours ago )
PHOTO GALLERY: Gainesville's Mule Camp Market
Mule Camp Market began a three-day run in downtown Gainesville Friday.
6:05PM ( 11 hours ago )
US stocks close out their best week of the year with a modest advance; airlines among gainers
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market closed out its best week this year with a modest gain on Friday, helped by airlines and industrial companies.Investors now turn their focus to corporate earnings, whic...
4:29PM ( 12 hours ago )
No serious injuries in Cleveland car/motorcycle collision
A motorcycle operator escaped serious injury when he was stuck from behind by a car on Helen Highway north of Cleveland Friday morning.
1:47PM ( 15 hours ago )
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N. Korea soldiers parade in anniversary celebration, as Kim Jong Un says set for any US threat
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un declared Saturday that his country was ready to stand up to any threat posed by the United States as he spoke at a lavish military parade...
4:15AM ( 54 minutes ago )
US officials: CIA-backed rebels in Syria pressured Assad before Russian bombs began falling
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA-backed rebels in Syria, who had begun to put serious pressure on President Bashar Assad's forces, are now under Russian bombardment with little prospect of rescue by their Americ...
3:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
More rain forecast as help pours in and some tempers flare as S. Carolina recovers from flood
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — After four dry days, rain is back in the forecast for South Carolina as the state tries to recover from devastating floods.A storm system will stall near the coast this weekend,...
3:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
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VIDEO: Brown, Lanier defense spark Longhorns to tough win over GHS
Gainesville coach Bruce Miller told his team it’s going to hurt for a couple days. Then, he expects them to forget all about it.
8:59AM ( 3 hours from now )
VIDEO: Dawson County offense outguns Franklin County to take control of 7-AAA
A note to the rest of Region 7-AAA: Have fun trying to stop the Dawson County offense...
8:58AM ( 3 hours from now )
VIDEO: Vikings deal West Hall 4th straight loss in key 7-AAA showdown
Austin Parker threw for a pair of touchdowns and Markese Jackson scored twice to lead East Hall to a 24-7 win over West Hall Friday in a key Region 7-AAA matchup at East Hall Stadium
8:57AM ( 3 hours from now )
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Buford pulls away in the second half for win over North Hall
North Hall battled Buford for every inch in the first half on Friday in Gainesville...
8:54AM ( 3 hours from now )
Branch bounces back for win at Clarke Central
Flowery Branch forced three turnovers -- including one for a touchdown -- and kept one step ahead of Clarke Central for much of the night en route to a 28-21 win over the Gladiators in Athens.
8:53AM ( 3 hours from now )
Warriors' upset bid falls short against Stephens County
White County could not hold a 14-point lead as Stephens County rallied in the second half to take a 21-20 win over the Warriors Friday night in Region 8-AAAA action at White County Stadium.
8:52AM ( 3 hours from now )
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Daily fantasy sports: Could cheating allegations lead to regulation of industry? A quick Q&A
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cheating allegations rocked the daily fantasy sports industry this week and as scrutiny mounts, a largely self-aimed spotlight has grown blindingly bright on DraftKings and FanDuel, w...
2:38AM ( 2 hours ago )
California law boosts data protections, but activists say action still needed at federal level
NEW YORK (AP) — California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous sta...
8:19PM ( 8 hours ago )
US judge OKs $338 million settlement for victims of oil train disaster that killed 47
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec, clearing the way fo...
4:21PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Scarface honored with 'I Am Hip Hop,' Diddy performs at taped 10th annual BET Hip-Hop Awards
ATLANTA (AP) — Scarface was a man of few words after accepting his "I Am Hip Hop" award, directing the attention away from himself and toward the many that have supported the veteran rapper.Rapper Lud...
12:59AM ( 4 hours ago )
The cast of AMC's 'The Walking Dead' attends huge premiere for fans in New York City
NEW YORK (AP) — A premiere Friday for the sixth season of AMC's "The Walking Dead" at Madison Square Garden was so big and orchestrated, its stars attended a rehearsal that afternoon to prepare.The ev...
11:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Austin police arrest actor Shia LaBeouf, charge him with public intoxication
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf has been arrested and charged with public intoxication after an incident in Austin, Texas.Jail records show LaBeouf was booked Friday night into the Travis Coun...
11:04PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Post Race Notes: Truex moves forward despite penalty
That last thing Martin Truex, Jr. would have wanted was for his No. 78 Chevrolet to be pulled off the grid before the start of an elimination race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
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8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 4 days ago )