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Saturday July 23rd, 2016 3:15PM
'Merciless' heat, humidity sticks to nearly all of US; north Georgia continues to swelter
Call it the United Sweats of America. A heat wave spreading across the country is leaving few places to hide, including north Georgia.
2:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall County Library System begins work on strategic plan update
For the next few months, the Hall County Library System (HCLS) will be working on an update to its strategic plan, and officials have started the process with an online community survey.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Charter bus catches fire on I-85 in Buford, no injuries reported
Passengers on board a charter bus traveling down I-85 near Buford got a big scare when the bus caught on fire Friday afternoon.
10:30AM ( 4 hours ago )
LISTEN: GBI reports three-year climb in arrests related to child exploitation cases
Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials this week reported a steady increase in the number of arrests in child exploitation cases over the past three years.
9:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate
Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket
10:07PM ( 17 hours ago )
Fire officials say arson caused blaze in Sugar Hill
Gwinnett County authorities now believe that a Wednesday afternoon house fire in Sugar Hill was ignited intentionally.
8:33PM ( 18 hours ago )
Quinlan, Northeast Georgia History Center hosting 'Family Fun Day'
The Quinlan Visual Arts Center and Northeast Georgia History Center will host a free "Family Fun Day" next month.
3:00PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Hall County ranked among top 20 on list of most affordable places in Georgia to buy a used vehicle
The automotive buyer intelligence firm Autolist.com has released its second quarter 2016 Most Affordable Areas Analysis and ranked Hall County the #20 most affordable place to buy a car in Georgia.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Georgia man drowns while fishing in South Carolina pond
A Georgia man is dead after drowning while fishing in a pond in Aiken County
9:58AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Wildfire north of Los Angeles growing
A wildfire in mountains north of Los Angeles has nearly tripled in size to more than 17 square miles
2:58PM ( 16 minutes ago )
French leader to eye security all summer; Chunnel backs up
French President Francois Hollande will reassess security measures once a week all summer, amid fear of new violence after a deadly Bastille Day attack in Nice
2:53PM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: Progressives push to end use of superdelegates
Liberal activists are making a push at the Democratic National Convention to eliminate the use of superdelegates in future elections
2:49PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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National
Two-a-Days: New coach Cornett sees first team talent at Towns County
John Cornett knew he would one day be a head football coach -- but he did not journey to Towns County with the express intent of taking that position. Yet when the assistant coach and son of a longtime head coach was approached about taking the vacancy this offseason it was an opportunity he could not let slip...
7:04PM ( 3 hours from now )
Two-a-Days: Indians face tough task in new, rugged 8-AAAA
The Indians are one of the holdovers in Region 8-AAAA, which with the addition of Jefferson, Region 8-AAA champion Oconee County, and Region 6-AAAA champion St. Pius, may be one of the toughest in the state in any classification...
6:33PM ( 3 hours from now )
Story, Arenado homer in Rockies' 4-3 win over Braves
Jon Gray pitched seven strong innings, Nolan Arenado and Trevor Story hit two-run homers off relievers after starter Julio Teheran left because of an injury, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 4-3 on Friday night.
8:23AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Turkey seizes over 2,250 institutions in post-coup crackdown
In a new tactic against suspected coup plotters, Turkey on Saturday announced it had seized more than 2,250 social, educational, health care institutions and facilities that it claims pose a threat to national security
9:07AM ( 6 hours ago )
Lathem joins Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce staff
Mandy Lathem, a lifelong resident of the Gainesville area, has joined the staff of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Membership/Events.
9:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: Merkel vows 'everything possible' for security
Chancellor Angela Merkel says that the country's security services will "do everything possible to protect the security and freedom of all people in Germany" in the wake of two attacks in less than a week
8:56AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings
Police piecing together a profile of the gunman shot nine people to death at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, described him Saturday as a lone, depression-plagued killer who read books and kept newspaper files on mass killings
2:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
Tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflects on last season
The infamously tight-lipped 'Game of Thrones' cast reflected on last season at Comic-Con Friday and joked about possibilities for the future
8:16PM ( 18 hours ago )
Former 'Melrose Place' actress faces re-sentencing for crash
A former "Melrose Place" actress convicted for a drunken driving crash that killed a central New Jersey woman faces a re-sentencing
7:43PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Jeff Gordon prepared for his return to NASCAR action
When Jeff Gordon saw the two-word text from Rick Hendrick, he knew he’d better sit down to call his former boss.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
1:04PM ( 1 day ago )