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Tuesday February 9th, 2016 6:53AM
Lula officials growing tired of bridge game
Lula officials are growing tired of a more than 35-year battle over the wooden railroad bridge on Cobb Street.
10:54PM ( 7 hours ago )
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there s...
10:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
North Carolina man faces drug charges in Towns County
A traffic stop on Ga. 17 in Towns County over the weekend led to drug charges against a North Carolina man.
6:06PM ( 12 hours ago )
Former Clarkesville councilwoman announces bid for open seat
Former Clarkesville City Councilwoman Tina Courson Evans has announced she will qualify for the seat vacated when Barrie Aycock resigned to qualify for mayor.
4:25PM ( 14 hours ago )
Assault suspects subject of manhunt, one in custody
​A woman was behind bars Monday afternoon, a man remained on the run after authorities spent about a hour searching for him in connection with an assault on the woman's mother in Hall County earlier Monday.
2:26PM ( 16 hours ago )
Student charged in Franklin County High School threats
Officials are continuing their investigation into a threatened shooting at Franklin County High School in Carnesville.
2:18PM ( 16 hours ago )
Trump and Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire with first wins of presidential campaign
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed cr...
6:35AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Reynolds, Mack honored by Gainesville Rotary Club as Man, Woman of Year
The Rotary Club of Gainesville capped off its 77th Annual Banquet by honoring two community leaders with its Man of the Year and Woman of the Year awards.
6:00AM ( 53 minutes ago )
The gun industry's trade association has launched efforts in a handful of U.S. statehouses seeking to restrict discrimination by financial institutions
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our unde...
9:43PM ( 9 hours ago )
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People across the South are debating whether to preserve the remnants of their Jim Crow history, from segregated waiting rooms to "whites only" water fountains and long-abandoned schools for black children
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED," that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. H...
5:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. TRUMP, SANDERS LOOK TO EMERGE FROM NEW HAMPSHIRE WITH WINSTheir victories would lend needed cr...
5:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
Police officers facing indictment in Georgia have a privilege that the average citizen doesn't have and that even police don't have in other states
ATLANTA (AP) — After a naked, mentally ill black veteran was shot dead by a white police officer last March in an Atlanta suburb, the officer was allowed a privilege ordinary citizens don't get, and e...
4:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Region 8-AAAAA: Falcons hold off Bulldoggs in play-in game to advance
For the Flowery Branch boys basketball team to be able to garner its first state tournament appearance since 2009, it will need its best effort to date on Tuesday...
8:15AM ( 1 hour from now )
Watson honored with another national award
Deshaun Watson picked up yet another plaudit recently...
11:55PM ( 6 hours ago )
Vucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks
Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.
11:50PM ( 7 hours ago )
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The Latest: Perhaps more memorable than the 5.4 percent reverse posted by Japan's main stock market was the news that the interest rate on the country's benchmark 10-year bond went into negative territory for the first time ever
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):11:20 a.m.Perhaps more remarkable than the 5.4 percent reverse posted by Japan's main stock market was the...
6:21AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the pr...
4:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
President Barack Obama is releasing his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus document that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and both new and familiar tax hikes
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes — all sen...
4:17AM ( 2 hours ago )
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The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.The last package...
3:16AM ( 3 hours ago )
Michael Douglas honored at the 15th annual ceremony presented by the advocacy group AARP to stars over the age of 50 and the films that speak to that audience
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he was being honored with a career achievement honor by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.The star of such f...
3:03AM ( 3 hours ago )
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20
Feb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider,...
1:05AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season as he recovers from a fracture in his back
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR season after fracturing his back in an accident on an all-terrain vehicle, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday.The three-time...
3:13PM ( 4 days ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 4 days ago )