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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 10:15PM
Bridge naming memorializes Demorest's Mize
Months of work culminated Tuesday night with the unveiling of the Johnny Mize Memorial Bridge in Demorest.
9:52PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Gainesville City Attorney Jerry "Bubba" Palmour will not seek reappointment
Jerry Palmour, Gainesville City Attorney, announced at Tuesday night's city council meeting that he will not be seeking reappointment as city attorney.
7:51PM ( 2 hours ago )
VIDEO: "Black-Brown Alliance" turns out to Gainesville council meeting to oppose at-large voting
Minority leaders from the Latino and African-American communities of Gainesville met to form an alliance last week against Gainesville's at-large voting system, and that group staged an official protest at Tuesday night's Gainesville city council meeting.
7:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
Helen removing picnic tables, grills in favor of 'passive park'
The Helen City Commission is united in wanting to clean up Helen Riverside Park, a park intended for residents and visitors to gather and quietly enjoy the area along the Chattahoochee River.
4:08PM ( 6 hours ago )
Habersham Co. sex offender arrested following Amber Alert
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn (AP) - Police say they have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued for a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl seen with a 41-year-old sex offender after both were found in Virginia.
3:35PM ( 6 hours ago )
Cause of death, identity released in Banks County murder
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has released more details of last week's homicide near Homer.
1:38PM ( 8 hours ago )
Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the Obama administration urges changes it says would ensure that schools are held...
5:18PM ( 4 hours ago )
Clarks Bridge Rd. re-opens after gas leak cleared
A gas leak shut down Clarks Bridge Road near its intersection with Edgewater Drive earlier today, according to authorities.
11:40AM ( 10 hours ago )
Boil water advisory continues in part of Banks Co.
A water main break Monday night continues to cause problems for some City of Baldwin water customers who live in Banks County.
11:16AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
AP source: Fed's gun used in San Francisco pier slaying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The gun used in the seemingly random slaying of a woman on a San Francisco pier belonged to a federal agent, a law enforcement official briefed on the matter said Tuesday.The offi...
9:50PM ( 25 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Texas AG figures in federal securities probe
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, whose admitted violations of state securities laws will go before a grand jury this month, has also figured in a federal investigation of a Dall...
9:34PM ( 40 minutes ago )
NTSB: 2 killed when F-16, small plane crash; jet pilot safe
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — An F-16 fighter jet smashed into a small plane Tuesday over South Carolina, killing two people and raining down plane parts and debris over a wide swath of marshes and rice...
9:25PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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National
Two-A-Days: Buford looking to reload, retain title
When you're working on a 40-game win streak over a three year period, expectations usually are high, as is turnover rate at the high school level. But could 2015 be different for the Buford Wolves?
8:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Georgia men's basketball announces 2015-16 non-conference schedule
Georgia mens basketball's 2015-16 non-conference slate announced Tuesday will be among the most challenging and balanced in the program's history. The Bulldogs' 11 non-conference opponents averaged 19.3 wins last season and finished 2014-15 with an average NCAA rpi of 115.
6:01PM ( 4 hours ago )
Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse
BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angry eurozone leaders fearing for the future of their common currency gave the Greek prime minister a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable propos...
7:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Juncker: EU officials are prepared for Grexit
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):___12:25 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says authorities are prepared for all eventualities i...
6:28PM ( 3 hours ago )
'Subway guy' Jared was key in giving chain healthy image
NEW YORK (AP) — Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by federal and state investigators.The...
5:33PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says...
9:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
'The View' says host Rosie Perez leaving to focus on acting
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's more host upheaval ahead for ABC's "The View," with Rosie Perez leaving the daytime talk show.In a memo to "View" staffers Tuesday, executive producer Bill Wolff said that P...
9:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
News guide: The case that led to Cosby's drugs-sex admission
Bill Cosby's admission under oath in 2005 that he obtained quaaludes to give to young women with whom he wanted to have sex came during a lawsuit brought by a former Temple University employee.Here's...
8:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
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A timeline on Bill Cosby's life and career
A timeline on the life and career of entertainer Bill Cosby, including recent controversy surrounding allegations of sex abuse, has been updated with documents from a 2005 legal deposition.
11:37AM ( 10 hours ago )
Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt, Jr. Daytona pole
The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
By Jeff Olson-NASCAR Wire Service
7:02PM ( 3 days ago )
Former COO rejoins Lanier Islands management team
Former COO (Chief Operating Officer) Grier Todd has returned to Lake Lanier Islands after an 18-month absence.
1:00PM ( 9 hours ago )