Thursday April 27th, 2017 3:09AM
UPDATE: Search continues for armed man who shot Banks County deputy
Officers from more than a dozen law enforcement agencies are continuing their search for an armed man they say shot a Banks County deputy sheriff Wednesday afternoon.
11:32PM ( 3 hours ago )
Cornelia police seek anyone who can identify bank robbery suspect
Cornelia Police Chief Chad Smith is asking for the public’s help identifying a man responsible for a bank robbery inside a grocery store in that city Wednesday afternoon.
10:54PM ( 4 hours ago )
State uses "listening sessions" in Oakwood, other towns to generate plan on combating senior hunger
Regional senior hunger was the topic of a state-funded "listening session" held Wednesday morning at Oakwood's Legacy Link, the Area Agency on Aging.
10:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Gwinnett officers fired for punching, kicking suspect have been formally charged
Two Gwinnett County Police officers fired for punching and kicking an unarmed suspect during a traffic stop have been formally charged in the alleged crime.
4:51PM ( 10 hours ago )
Wreck, fuel leak create traffic delays on Dawsonville Highway
​A two-vehicle accident resulting in a diesel fuel leak caused Wednesday afternoon delays on the westbound side of Ga. 53/Dawsonville Highway near Harbour Point in Hall County.
3:29PM ( 11 hours ago )
UPDATE: Man's body discovered along I-85 in Jefferson was shot
A man's body found inside a car along I-85 in Jefferson was shot in the head.
2:29PM ( 12 hours ago )
Growth continues in New Holland area with grand opening of Huddle House restaurant
As the retail boom continues around the New Holland area in Gainesville, a new restaurant celebrates its grand opening this Saturday, April 29.
2:15PM ( 12 hours ago )
Trump proposes dramatic tax cuts for companies big and small
President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in the taxes paid by corporations big and small Wednesday in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class
2:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
State Superintendent Woods plans to run again in 2018
State Superintendent Richard Woods plans to run for another term
1:26PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence
Ann Coulter says she was forced to cancel her speaking event Thursday at the University of California, Berkeley amid concerns of violence, calling it "a dark day for free speech in America."
3:04AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Trooper ambush killer sentenced to death in Pennsylvania
The bell atop the Pike County Courthouse last tolled the fate of a condemned killer in the 1980s. It tolled again Wednesday when Eric Frein was sentenced to death
2:46AM ( 22 minutes ago )
As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers
As President Donald Trump marks his first 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico
2:23AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Boys soccer: East Hall shoots past Stone Mountain, into Sweet 16
East Hall boys soccer coach Chris Horton makes no bones about what drives the Vikings...
11:59PM ( 3 hours ago )
Girls tennis: Lady Trojans make history in clinching first ever state semifinal
This week has been trying, nerve-wracking and, ultimately, unforgettable for the North Hall girls tennis team.
11:52PM ( 3 hours ago )
Girls tennis: Branch's playoff run comes to an end in quarterfinals
Ginger Jackson knew her Flowery Branch girls tennis team wrapped another successful season on Wednesday, adding another impressive chapter to a budding power.
10:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Telecom struggles to block 22 social media banned in Kashmir
An official with Kashmir's state-owned telecom company says it has so far been unable to shut down 22 social media sites that the Indian government banned in parts of the disputed Himalayan region in an effort to prevent protests
2:48AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Asia stocks firm as markets mull Trump's tax plan
Asian shares are mostly higher as investors assess the scant details of President Donald Trump's U.S. tax overhaul
2:27AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Carson eyes private sector as tool to offset housing cuts
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he expects to release an agenda within the next few months that delivers "bang for the buck," partly by encouraging more private-sector collaboration
1:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
10 Things to Know for Thursday: Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit; Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on North Korea; Trump says Mexico, Canada agree to renegotiate NAFTA
11:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hollywood producer testifies in Robert Durst murder case
A Hollywood producer has appeared as a witness in the murder case of real-estate heir Robert Durst
8:02PM ( 7 hours ago )
YouTube announces music competition series for emerging acts
YouTube will debut a new music competition series for emerging artists featuring Backstreet Boys, Demi Lovato and Jason Derulo later this year
6:55PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
The Augusta Commission is split over a proposed ordinance to ban saggy pants. Do you believe such a proposal is worthy of discussion by local governments?
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Jimmie Johnson scores rain delayed victory at Bristol
Jimmie Johnson did it again. In a race delayed a day by rain, Johnson made the pass for the lead with 21 laps to go, as he bypassed Kevin Harvick en route to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway.
6:24PM ( 2 days ago )
Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market.
By The Associated Press
8:55PM ( 2 days ago )