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Tuesday September 1st, 2015 4:25PM
Victim remains hospitalized after weekend Helen assault
Helen Police Chief Brian Stephens has released details of an assault that left a Cleveland man seriously injured early Saturday.
3:47PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Teens, woman charged in Banks County child molestation case
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has charged a Maysville woman and two teens as part of an ongoing child molestation investigation.
3:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
Driver flees, leaves passenger trapped near Toccoa
The Georgia State Patrol continues to look for a driver who crashed his car into a tree and left his passenger trapped and seriously injured near Toccoa early Tuesday.
3:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
HEMC in negotiations to acquire broadband provider
While no official announcement has been made, Habersham Electric Membership Corp. officials confirmed the electric cooperative is in negotiations to purchase an area Internet provider.
1:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Butts Co. man gets life behind bars in death of Forsyth Co. child
A 26-year-old Butts County man will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old son in Forsyth County.
12:03PM ( 4 hours ago )
Stephens named Helen police chief
Helen has a new police chief, and he's a familiar face in town.
10:30AM ( 5 hours ago )
Labor Day adjustments to Gainesville garbage, recycling pickups announced
Adjustments will be made early next week to the garbage and recycling pickups in the city of Gainesville because of the Labor Day holiday.
4:17PM ( 8 minutes ago )
US, global stocks fall sharply on more signs of weakness in China's economy
NEW YORK (AP) — Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy.U.S. stocks sank 3 percent Tuesday, their third...
4:08PM ( 16 minutes ago )
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Local/State
Supporters of Iran deal near crucial 34 Senate votes to back up Obama, keep agreement alive
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of the Iran nuclear deal are on the cusp of clinching the necessary Senate votes to keep the contested agreement alive and hand President Barack Obama a major foreign poli...
4:14PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Pope: Some women feel they had no other option in having abortion; stresses merciful approach
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is applying his vision of a merciful church to women who have had abortions, easing their path toward forgiveness and saying he realizes some felt they had no choice b...
3:50PM ( 34 minutes ago )
On Alaska's melting glaciers, Obama makes a dramatic push for more action on climate change
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama turned Tuesday to a dramatic symptom of climate change — a melting Alaska glacier — to highlight the dangers of global warming.As he mounts his most aggres...
3:47PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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National
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 2 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 5 hours ago )
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 23 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford edges Grayson, 3-2
The Buford softball team pulled ahead in the seventh inning to knock off Grayson 3-2 on Monday in Grayson.
11:32AM ( 4 hours ago )
Lambert picked as starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback.
10:33AM ( 5 hours ago )
Falcons' offense has issues entering final preseason game
The Atlanta Falcons' most glaring unanswered questions are on offense as they began a short practice week before their final preseason game against Baltimore on Thursday night.
9:52AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Airlines should disclose ticket change and cancellation fees, seat sizes, consumer panel says
WASHINGTON (AP) — Airlines should clearly disclose the cost of change and cancellation fees, as well as the size of the plane's seats, before a passenger buys a ticket, a federal panel said Tuesday.Ho...
3:44PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Comcast is latest in cable industry to try to attract millennials
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.The TV giant is investing in online media o...
3:30PM ( 54 minutes ago )
'Cadillac tax,' effective in 2018, seen as broad, complex and likely to snag middle class
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018....
3:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
From Johnny Depp to Netflix, 5 things to watch for at the 72nd Venice Film Festival
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner - the feast of fall film festivals.The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed later in...
3:35PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Review: Hester Young's heroine in 'The Gates of Evangeline' is sympathetic and realistic
"The Gates of Evangeline" (Putnam), by Hester YoungCharlotte "Charlie" Cates has had a rough time. Her husband ran off with another woman and then her young son died from a brain aneurysm. She jeopard...
3:29PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Review: Clive Cussler's new Fargo adventure, 'The Solomon Curse,' is a disappointment
"The Solomon Curse" (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Russell BlakeThe latest adventure to feature the husband-and- wife archaeological team of Sam and Remi Fargo has an intriguing premise, but ultimatel...
3:28PM ( 56 minutes ago )
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Entertainment
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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 ( 1 day ago )
US stocks end sharply higher; Dow up 369
U.S. stocks are closing sharply higher after China's main stock index logged its biggest gain in eight weeks. A report also showed that the U.S. economy expanded at a much faster pace than previously estimated.
By The Associated Press
4:33PM ( 4 days ago )