Monday July 25th, 2016 6:01PM
Email leak hurts Wasserman Schultz as she seeks re-election
The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her opponent in Florida's Aug. 30 congressional primary
5:13PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Qualifying begins for White County BOE special election
Qualifying is underway this week in White County for a special election in November.
4:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
Students accused of sex assault settle with Georgia Tech
Georgia's university system has settled lawsuits filed by two young men who said they were wrongly accused of sexual assault and unfairly expelled from Georgia Tech as a result.
3:57PM ( 2 hours ago )
Bicyclist flown for care after vehicle strikes bike in Stephens County
The Georgia State Patrol is continuing its investigation of a Stephens County wreck that left a bicyclist seriously injured Monday morning.
1:11PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hartwell enters drought level one
​The three reservoirs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers operates on the Savannah River, including Lake Hartwell, entered the first drought level Monday, according to the Corps.
12:41PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dems' division, emails roil party on Day 1 of convention
Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to move past an embarrassing email controversy and heal divisions before this week's national convention begins
10:53AM ( 7 hours ago )
Records show cost of Germany trip; officials tout benefits
A weeklong trade mission to Germany cost Georgia about $137,000 for 20 people to travel there this month, along with two economic development employees based in Germany.
1:30PM ( 4 hours ago )
The Latest: Sanders: Wasserman Schultz's exit opens doors
Bernie Sanders is thanking his delegates at a meeting before the Democratic National Convention, saying "make no mistake about it, we have made history."
1:27PM ( 4 hours ago )
Cargo dips at Georgia ports after record-smashing FY2015
Total cargo moving through Georgia's seaports dipped over the past 12 months after volumes reached record-smashing levels in fiscal 2015, the Georgia Ports Authority reported Monday.
11:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings
With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a teenager who was slain at a nightclub had warned her son about what to do if there were a shooting at a nightclub, telling him "hit the floor, find a table."
5:39PM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: Sanders, Clinton teams work to avoid disruptions
A Democratic official says Bernie Sanders' campaign has urgently reached out to Hillary Clinton's team to express concerns that tensions are still raw among Sanders delegates
5:37PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Heckled offstage, Wasserman Schultz now seeks re-election
The furor over leaked emails not only got U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled out of her speaking role Monday at the Democratic National Convention; it's also providing fodder for her opponent in Florida's Aug. 30 congressional primary
5:25PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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Two-a-Days: Winder-Barrow ready to show depth in 2016
Coach Heath Webb has helped lead a two-year resurgence for the Bulldoggs that has seen them clinch back-to-back playoff berths and produce their best football in over a decade...
11:57PM ( 5 hours from now )
Two-a-Days: White County ready to build on youthful promise of 2015
Last year represented White County's first losing season since 2011 -- coach Bill Ballard's first in charge in Cleveland. Yet 2015 also saw the Warriors start eight sophomores and two freshmen on defense -- and still miss out on going 6-4 by a measly four points.
1:57PM ( 4 hours ago )
Local lifters impress at Georgia Games
Local lifters led the way at the 2016 Georgia Games at Gainesville's Iron Beast gym. Northeast Georgia athletes took home four gold medals in the benchpress-only categories.
11:59AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Farewell to VCRs: Japanese maker to shelve once-hit product
Japanese electronics maker Funai Electric Co. says it's yanking the plug on the world's last video cassette recorder
5:19PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B
Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company
4:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
Verizon could boost Yahoo ad targeting, but challenges ahead
Verizon's deal for Yahoo could give the phone company a stronger foothold in digital advertising as it takes what it knows about its customers' whereabouts and combines that with Yahoo's popular destinations and AOL's advertising expertise
4:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Clinton turns to party's stars to quiet Democratic firestorm
Hillary Clinton's campaign scrambles to extinguish a political firestorm over embarrassing hacked emails, hoping a high-wattage line-up of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama and liberal favorite Bernie Sanders, will overshadow party infighting
5:15PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Original Jersey boy Frankie Valli heading back to Broadway
The Broadway hit "Jersey Boys" is going to get some competition from an original Jersey boy
4:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
IS attacker: Germans "won't be able to sleep peacefully"
A Syrian man who tried unsuccessfully to claim asylum in Germany pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in a cell phone video before blowing himself up outside a wine bar, wounding 15 people, authorities say
2:58PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Buckingham takes Tri-County Southern Nationals victory
Shanon Buckingham led flag-to-flag on Thursday night to claim his first-career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series dirt Late Model victory at the Tri-County Race Track in Brasstown, N.C.
By Chris Tilley
4:00PM ( 2 hours ago )