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Monday May 25th, 2015 7:38AM
School funding question top task for Deal's education panel
A panel appointed by Gov. Nathan Deal to review the way Georgia funds education heads into a key meeting this week.
6:16AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified
Forsyth County authorities identified the body pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
5:13PM ( 14 hours ago )
By Staff
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 ( 1 day 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
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 )
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 ( 5 hours ago )
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 ( 13 hours ago )
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 ( 19 hours ago )
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Local/State
Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administra...
7:21AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Malaysia: Human traffickers' camps had 139 suspected graves
WANG KELIAN, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens likely used to c...
7:13AM ( 23 minutes ago )
WWII vet to receive honorary diploma from Ohio high school
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 92-year-old World War II veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio high school after he left early more than seven decades ago to fight in the war.http:...
6:57AM ( 39 minutes 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 ( 7 hours from now )
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 ( 6 hours ago )
Foltynewicz pitches into 8th, Braves beat Brewers 2-1
Atlanta rookie Mike Foltynewicz had command of his pitches, and that gave him the edge he needed to top Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers.
11:25PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Sports
Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains
SEATTLE (AP) — One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chai...
4:48AM ( 2 hours ago )
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 ( 4 hours 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 ( 4 hours ago )
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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...
4:07AM ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 7 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 ( 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 )
Baggerly scores first career FASTRAK victory at VMS
Daniel Baggerly led most of the way, then held off a hard charge from defending winner Walker Arthur to win the USA 100 for the FASTRAK Racing Series at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Va. Saturday night.
By Wesley Outland
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
AEDs and opiate/opioid OD meds in all Gwinnett Police cruisers
Officers of the Gwinnett County Police Department will be equipped with two very important life-saving tools in their patrol cars: AEDs and Naloxone (Narcan).
By Staff
3:47PM ( 3 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 )