Sunday January 22nd, 2017 2:54AM
Dawson County suspect found dead in Gilmer County
A suspect who was wanted by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office was found dead Saturday from an apparent gunshot wound in Gilmer County.
9:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Atlanta police: Anti-Trump protests drew 60,000
Atlanta police says the crowd at a protest against President Donald Trump's policies Saturday drew at least 60,000 people. One of them was a Habersham County woman who expressed horror at Trump's statements about women.
7:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Scrap tires boost 2016 recycling totals for Banks County
Banks County leaders heard a recycling success story this week.
5:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Unemployment insurance claims up in Georgia, Gainesville
​First-time applications for unemployment insurance in Georgia and in Gainesville were up in December compared to November, according to the state Labor Department.
1:45PM ( 13 hours ago )
Fire destroys White County home, claims family's pet
A doublewide mobile home in White County was destroyed by fire Thursday afternoon.
12:45PM ( 14 hours ago )
New restaurants, new buildings and awards for Hall County businesses
The poultry capitol of the world could always eat more chicken. And, soon they will. A Chick-Fil-A plans to open in the New Holland area, according to Tim Evans with the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce.
12:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
Trump praises the CIA, bristles over inaugural crowd counts
President Donald Trump spent part of his first full day as president berating the news media for its coverage of his inauguration
12:27AM ( 2 hours ago )
UNG president awards $255K to faculty, staff research
More than $250,000 will support various faculty and staff projects and initiatives in 2017 at the University of North Georgia, marking the fourth year of the Presidential Initiative Awards program, instituted by UNG President Bonita C. Jacobs in 2013.
11:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Commerce student among FFA members visiting Africa
An FFA member from Commerce was one of 75 Future Farmers of America from around the country who spent twelve days in Africa recently on what was billed as an "educational and cultural experience."
9:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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At least 32 killed, 50 injured as train derails in India
At least 32 people have been killed and 50 others injured after a passenger train derailed in southern India
12:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Bogus bongs or bogus lawsuits? Pipe maker sues over fakes
Don't want to bum your buzz, but that expensive bong you got cheap to smoke your pot may be bogus
11:12PM ( 3 hours ago )
Pope: I'll judge Trump after we see what he does
Pope Francis says he doesn't like judging people ahead of time, so he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming an opinion
10:23PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Swimming: Lady Trojans dethrone Branch; RMA holds off challenge in Hall County meet
Pete Doig and Marc Paglia found themselves treading the waters of the Frances Meadows Aquatic Center in full clothing -- including shoes and socks -- on Saturday.
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(VIDEO) Basketball: Lady Wolves beat West Hall in battle of ranked teams; Buford boys pull away late
Tough-to-please Buford girls coach Gene Durden loved his team’s effort in a 30-point third quarter Saturday in a matchup of ranked teams against West Hall. However, it also left him more than just a little annoyed...
10:45AM ( 7 hours from now )
Boys basketball: Banks County wins 12th straight
The Banks County boys basketball team defeated Social Circle 56-48 on Saturday to claim its 12th straight win.
11:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest: Former CIA chief says Trump should 'be ashamed'
Former CIA Director John Brennan says President Donald Trump "should be ashamed of himself" for his behavior at CIA headquarters
12:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
Colts fire general manager Ryan Grigson after 5 seasons
Colts owner Jim Irsay announced Saturday he has fired general manager Ryan Grigson after five seasons
8:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: White House edits Melania Trump's official bio
The White House has edited first lady Melania Trump's official bio to remove a reference to the QVC shopping network
8:07PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Country star Crystal Gayle inducted in Grand Ole Opry
Country music legend Crystal Gayle has been inducted into the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, nearly a half-century after she first walked onto its stage to perform as a teenager
10:44PM ( 4 hours ago )
A-list celebs out in force for anti-Trump women's marches
Celebrities from Madonna to Julia Roberts to Cher to John Legend have turned out en masse for anti-Trump women's marches in Washington, New York and around the world
6:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
Nielsen: 31 million viewers saw Trump's swearing-in
Nielsen estimates 31 million viewers watched TV coverage of President Donald Trump's inauguration
5:40PM ( 9 hours ago )
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NASCAR Hall of Fame enshrines distinguished class of 2017
The enshrinement of three car owners of paramount importance to stock car racing, a driver who proved a prolific winner in NASCAR’s top-two series and a former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion...
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 18 hours ago )