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Monday May 25th, 2015 3:39AM
Author to sign new Cobb book at museum in Royston
Ty Cobb or the Georgia Peach has a posthumous legacy of having been a surly guy.
6:34PM ( 9 hours ago )
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified
Forsyth County authorities identified the body pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
5:13PM ( 10 hours ago )
By Staff
Boat Sinks near Van Pugh Park
A boat sank near Van Pugh Park Sunday. 7 persons were on board. There were no injuries.
2:14PM ( 13 hours ago )
Winder police bust marijuana grow operation
A illegal marijuana grow operation was uncovered in Winder last Wednesday, leading to the arrests of five people.
6:58AM ( 20 hours ago )
History and Heritage at Ft. Hollingsworth
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
7:34PM ( 1 day ago )
Hall Co. fire officials warn residents to take caution around the grill during holiday weekend
It's Memorial Day Weekend, and safety is always a huge concern for families hitting the roads to travel.
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
By Alyson Shields
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 15 hours ago )
Wrigley, GDOL holds job fair for first wave of new employees
Earlier this month, the Wrigley Company announced plans to hire 150 new employees for its facility in Flowery Branch. Starting on Wednesday, May 27, the company will begin taking applications for some of those positions.
12:32PM ( 1 day ago )
Fire officials probing blaze at Gwinnett shopping center
Authorities are investigating a fire that heavily damaged a strip shopping center in Gwinnett County.
11:51AM ( 1 day ago )
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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That h...
3:31AM ( 7 minutes ago )
Artsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo
TOKYO (AP) — Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.The company, which began in Oak...
3:12AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert sentenced to 8 months in prison
JERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced Monday to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter, capping the dramatic downfall of a man w...
2:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Big Red championship vets hope Gainesville can get back to promised land this week
Wayne Vickery coached his way to five state championships with Gainesville baseball -- and the outgoing Gainesville High athletic director sees similarities between one of those title winners and the 2015 squad.
3:00PM ( 11 hours from now )
Hawks cry foul over Horford's ejection from Game 3
CLEVELAND (AP) — Al Horford threw an elbow at Matthew Dellavedova during the game.He saved a few more shots for Cleveland's scrappy guard afterward.Horford was assessed a Flagrant 2 foul and tossed fr...
1:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Fuel mileage gamble gives Edwards Charlotte victory
Carl Edwards rolled the dice and came up a winner as he stretched out his fuel just enough to cover the 600-mile distance to snap a 31-race winless streak and collect his first victory of the season in Sunday night’s Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Japan trade gap returns to deficit in April, more red ahead
TOKYO (AP) — Japan posted a trade deficit in April following a single-month's surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakness of the yen.The 53.4 billion yen...
3:04AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Greece's leftist leaders reject call to miss debt payment
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece will continue paying its debts, after its ruling Radical Left Coalition narrowly rejected a call by party hardliners to miss its next International Monetary Fund loan paym...
1:31AM ( 2 hours ago )
YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broa...
11:49PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78
DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, died Sunday. He was 78.Belgrave...
11:48PM ( 3 hours ago )
Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale
CANNES, France (AP) — The 68th Cannes Film Festival was brought to a surprising close Sunday with Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama taking the festival's coveted top honor, the Palme d'Or.The...
11:47PM ( 3 hours ago )
Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died...
7:55PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 4 days ago )
Video: Hamlin, Kahne score All-Star wins at Charlotte
Denny Hamlin was the brightest star on the track during Saturday night's Sprint All-Star race.
4:11PM ( 4 days ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 2 days ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
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6:16PM ( 3 days ago )