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Sunday May 24th, 2015 5:28PM
Body found in Chattahoochee River identified
Forsyth County authorities identified the body pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
5:13PM ( 15 minutes ago )
By Staff
Boat Sinks near Van Pugh Park
A boat sank near Van Pugh Park Sunday. 7 persons were on board. There were no injuries.
2:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 10 hours ago )
STATE CHAMPS: Buford sweeps Whitewater for AAAA title (VIDEO)
Buford won its first state baseball title since 2011 with a sweep of Whitewater Saturday in the Class AAAA championship series...
6:25AM ( 11 hours 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 ( 21 hours 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
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 ( 5 hours ago )
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 )
Fire officials probing blaze at Gwinnett shopping center
Authorities are investigating a fire that heavily damaged a strip shopping center in Gwinnett County.
11:51AM ( 1 day ago )
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Local/State
Polish president concedes defeat after exit poll released
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski conceded defeat in the presidential election Sunday after an exit poll showed him trailing Andrzej Duda, a previously little-known right-win...
5:10PM ( 17 minutes ago )
After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects killed in a...
5:03PM ( 24 minutes 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...
4:56PM ( 31 minutes ago )
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National
Birth of son brings change to Kyle Busch’s life
The birth of a first child is often described as a life-changing experience. For NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch, it has also been diaper-changing.
12:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500
They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
8:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Austin Dillon dominates for Charlotte Xfinity victory
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:15AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Sports
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...
2:57PM ( 2 hours ago )
Nigerian cellphone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisis in...
2:16PM ( 3 hours ago )
YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broa...
1:08PM ( 4 hours ago )
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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...
3:15PM ( 2 hours ago )
Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech
BOSTON (AP) — Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995.Now in his 20th season, Lockhart has raised his baton 1,700 times to lead th...
1:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
'Heroes' welcome for Sweden's Eurovision winner
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return Sunday to Sweden, a mini-superpower in the world of pop music and six-time champion of t...
12:52PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Is attendance at your church pretty spotty on non-religious holiday weekends?
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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 )
Padgett leaving Gainesville for job in Wake Forest, N.C.
After spending 13 years working for the city of Gainesville, the last six as City Manager, Kip Padgett is moving north to take the job of Town Manager in Wake Forest, N.C.
6:49PM ( 4 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 ( 2 days ago )