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Wednesday August 5th, 2015 6:26AM
Traffic signal coming to dangerous Habersham intersection
One of Habersham County's problem intersections will be getting a traffic signal, but it won't be right away.
9:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
Fast pace to bring new Catholic Church to Gainesville will require future patience
A pair of zoning requests made by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta easily made their way through “first reading” at Tuesday evening’s Gainesville City Council meeting, passing unanimously and without any public comment in opposition.
9:07PM ( 9 hours ago )
Debate field is set: Trump, Bush in; Santorum, Fiorina out
CLEVELAND (AP) — Billionaire businessman Donald Trump will be front and center in the Republican Party's leadoff presidential debate, scoring the top spot in Thursday's prime-time faceoff where he'll...
7:27PM ( 10 hours ago )
Flowery Branch woman arrested for Oakwood phone scam
A Flowery Branch woman has been arrested in connection to a phone scam in Oakwood.
6:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
Former Athens-Clarke Co officer arrested for aggravated assault, violation of oath
A former Athens-Clarke County Police Officer was arrested for aggravated assault and violation of oath by a public officer, both felonies.
5:31PM ( 12 hours ago )
No charges in machete road rage incident in Hall Co.
No charges will be filed in a Hall County road rage incident on Athens Highway.
5:07PM ( 13 hours ago )
Helen officials reach consensus on Riverside Park
The Helen City Commission took a field trip of sorts during its meeting Tuesday.
4:28PM ( 13 hours ago )
Suwanee Greenway to close Wednesday for maintenance
Anyone looking to use the Suwanee Creek Greenway on Wednesday might need to find a new place to walk or bike.
2:32PM ( 15 hours ago )
Alabama man dies following crash at Road Atlanta
Hall County authorities said an Alabama man died at an area hospital following a high-speed crash at the Road Atlanta race facility Saturday afternoon.
1:40PM ( 16 hours ago )
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At least 24 killed, 300 survive after trains derail in India
NEW DELHI (AP) — Two passenger trains jumped off slippery tracks on a bridge near a rain-swollen river in central India, killing at least 24 people as two coaches hurled through mud and rested on one...
5:54AM ( 31 minutes 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. DEBRIS OF MISSING FLIGHT 370 MAY STILL BE AFLOAT"I'm certain other bits floated. But whether t...
5:38AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Truck driver wins Dem nomination for Mississippi governor
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican Gov. Phil Bryant has $2.8 million in his campaign fund, and his Democratic challenger in the November election is a truck driver who reported spending no m...
5:33AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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National
Virginia transfer Lambert did homework for Georgia QB race
Greyson Lambert's focus was on Georgia even before he left Virginia...
1:10PM ( 6 hours from now )
Atlanta United select DeKalb as home of headquarters, training facility
DeKalb County has been selected as the location for the new Atlanta United headquarters and training facility...
11:55PM ( 6 hours ago )
Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
Review: Stand-alone gadgets trump all-in-one devices
NEW YORK (AP) — When Apple announced new iPod music players a few weeks ago, many people asked why anyone would need iPods when smartphones can play music and more. I had that question myself — until...
3:55AM ( 2 hours ago )
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — It's unclear why after a widespread warning of impending severe weather a circus put on its planned show in a tent that ended up collapsing in a storm, killing a spectator and h...
11:35PM ( 6 hours ago )
GM to invest $877 million to upgrade oldest assembly plant
FLINT, Michigan (AP) — General Motors says it's investing $877 million to upgrade an assembly plant in Flint.The company plans to build a new, 883,000-square-foot body shop for Flint Assembly, which m...
7:53PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Business
Report: Ai Weiwei says China promised he can return
BERLIN (AP) — Artist Ai Weiwei said in an interview published Wednesday that Chinese authorities returned his passport with almost no strings attached and promised him he can return to China.Ai travel...
4:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Indian film star Priyanka Chopra joins US TV's 'golden age'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Indian film star Priyanka Chopra says she was eager to add a U.S. TV series to her resume."It's like the golden age of television right now and I wanted to be part of that...
4:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Interview: Japan's 'Godzilla' director wants to surprise
TOKYO (AP) — Radiation-breathing Godzilla destroyed so many cities and fought so many monsters, the original Japanese film series outgrew its budget and audience. So the filmmaker working on the reviv...
4:05AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Matt Kenseth wins at Pocono
Matt Kenseth, the unexpected winner of Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, had to do a double take.
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US consumer spending edges up in June
Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.
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