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Friday September 4th, 2015 2:55PM
Hall deputies arrest suspect in 2014 molestation case
Acting on a tip, Hall County Sheriff's Office warrants deputies arrested a man this week, suspected of child molestation in 2012.
1:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
Alto man arrested for growing pot
An Alto man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to cut down and dispose of marijuana plants while authorities were searching for pot growers from a helicopter.
12:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
Alto man injured after motorcycle leaves road near Unicoi Gap
An Alto man was injured Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Unicoi Gap on Highway 75 north of Helen
12:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
Gainesville woman arrested on prostitution charge
A Gainesville woman is charged with prostitution stemming from her arrest Thursday on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
10:14AM ( 4 hours ago )
Urban camping and panhandling amendment gets first okay in Flowery Branch
Flowery Branch City Council is one step closer to amending the city's solicitation ordinance to prohibit urban camping and aggressive panhandling in city limits.
7:15AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Tyler Nutt
Police suspend search of wells for teen missing since 2007
Authorities have suspended a search for the body of a college student who went missing almost 8 years ago.
6:36AM ( 8 hours ago )
By Associated Press
NC ag officials talking about avian flu with flock owners
Agriculture department officials in North Carolina are holding a series of meeting with backyard poultry owners to talk about the dangers of avian flu.
12:59PM ( 1 hour ago )
Faulty heater sparks Winder house fire
Barrow County fire investigators said a faulty heat was the cause of a fire that did heavy damage to a home in the 700 block of Jefferson Highway Thursday morning.
12:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
Contours of UN climate pact starting to take shape 3 month before Paris global warming summit
BONN, Germany (AP) — U.N. climate talks are plodding ahead toward a worldwide deal to fight global warming, with negotiators agreeing to start work on a draft agreement.A weeklong session in Bonn fini...
2:31PM ( 23 minutes ago )
With no clerk to stop them, at least 3 gay couples get marriage licenses in Kentucky county
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the l...
2:25PM ( 29 minutes ago )
A look at what's next in the hunt for 3 men wanted in Illinois officer shooting
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Investigators in northern Illinois are hoping a $50,000 reward and new videos will help produce a break in the hunt for three men wanted in this week's fatal shooting of a police...
2:24PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Wolves in unusual position but fired up for McEachern challenge
Forget the 42-game win streak; forget the three straight state titles (and 10 in the past 14 seasons); Buford football still finds itself in the underdog role this week...
8:30PM ( 5 hours from now )
Week 2: Quest for playoffs begins for some regions
For several teams, the real season gets under way starting Friday.
8:00PM ( 5 hours from now )
Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
8:01PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
G-Braves pull within 1 game of first place after 6-2 win
The Gwinnett Braves fell behind 2-0 on a pair of solo home runs by Christian Walker, but regrouped with six unanswered runs to defeat the Norfolk Tides 6-2 on Thursday night at Harbor Park.
10:53AM ( 4 hours ago )
Chubb set to embrace 'big role' in No. 9 Georgia's offense
One year ago, Nick Chubb didn't know if he'd get a carry in Georgia's opening game...
9:05AM ( 5 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at Darlington
Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers. No one told Chase Elliott that last year.
8:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Toyota pouring $50 million into Stanford, MIT research centers to help automate driving
EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Toyota is investing $50 million with Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in hopes of gaining an edge in an accelerating race to phase out hu...
2:53PM ( 1 minute ago )
From eggs to Christmas trees, USDA promotional programs sometimes generate controversy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Depart...
2:37PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Manufacturers pin hopes on Windows 10 sales boost in declining market for PCs
BERLIN (AP) — Computer manufacturers are unveiling the first big batch of devices running Windows 10 at the IFA home electronics show opening in Berlin on Friday.The industry has seen sluggish sales i...
1:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Music Review: Sparse arrangements on 'Over and Even' leave room for Joan Shelley to shine
Joan Shelley, "Over and Even" (No Quarter)The album title and Joan Shelley's name appear in the corner of the cover in small type, which is truth in advertising. Her music doesn't scream for attention...
1:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
Q&A: Preparing to air remastered 'Civil War,' Ken Burns says conflict holds lessons for today
NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns is looking back at his series "The Civil War" as PBS prepares to air a remastered edition 25 years after the network first aired the landmark 1990 documentary."It speaks to w...
12:22PM ( 2 hours ago )
Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Fergie, Sheryl Crow join forces for song about climate change
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Fergie have joined forces to record a song about climate change.Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat also appear on "Love Song to the...
12:06PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
What are your plans for the Labor Day Weekend?
I'm going camping and/or boating.
I'm spending extra time with friends and family.
I'm parking in front of the TV for college football.
I'm having or attending a cook out.
All of the above
Some of the above
Nothing special, it will be like a regular weekend for me.
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90°
High 89°
Low 69°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 89F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.

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Dixon wins race, IndyCar title in dramatic Sonoma finale
Scott Dixon’s dramatic victory in Sunday’s GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma at Sonoma Raceway earned the Target Chip Ganassi Racing driver his fourth career Verizon IndyCar Series championship on a tiebreaker over Juan Pablo Montoya.
By IndyCar Media
11:03PM ( 4 days ago )
US stocks sink as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing about the rate outlook
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks extended their steep losses Friday after a mixed U.S. jobs report left investors uncertain about the outlook for the Federal Reserve's interest rate policy.The report showe...
1:41PM ( 1 hour ago )