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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 4:58AM
SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five d...
11:43PM ( 5 hours ago )
Clarkesville selects design/build team for fire-damaged downtown
The Clarkesville City Council has decided who will perform design work and redevelop the fire-damaged east side of the Square.
9:44PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hall Co. Schools prepare for ESPLOST V
The Hall County School Board prepared for the upcoming ESPLOST referendum vote at their work session Monday afternoon.
7:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Habersham BOE adjusts for 1.5-percent decline in tax digest
Net school tax collections in Habersham County will be down 1.88 percent under numbers proposed Monday.
6:33PM ( 10 hours ago )
Arrest made following Gainesville funeral home limo theft
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
5:26PM ( 11 hours ago )
No fatalities, several BUIs on Lake Lanier during holiday
For law enforcement officials, the Independence Day holiday weekend is a time for heavy patrols, watching both land and sea for impaired drivers, as well as working accidents and incidents.
4:16PM ( 12 hours ago )
US stocks slip amid global sell-off after Greek 'no' vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, but the losses weren't as steep as many had feared.Wit...
6:32PM ( 10 hours ago )
Two Forsyth teens busted for theft with social media post
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.
2:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Local/State
SF sheriff defends prior release of suspect in pier slaying
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman a...
4:42AM ( 15 minutes ago )
South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle.But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner pas...
4:39AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Deadly Washington ice cave collapse after warm temperatures
VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Ice caves popular with hikers northeast of Seattle partially collapsed, killing one person and leaving at least four other injured, officials said.Monday's collapse came after aut...
4:22AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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National
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 ( 8 hours from now )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 4 hours ago )
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 20 hours ago )
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Sports
Chinese stocks drop, other global markets mixed
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite government intervention and other global markets were mixed as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge.KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germ...
4:45AM ( 12 minutes ago )
The Latest: Juncker seeks to temper talk of swift Greek deal
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times local):___9:35 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has tempered expectations of a swift solution to the Greek cris...
3:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from...
3:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Suge Knight due in Los Angeles criminal court for 2 hearings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles court for hearings in separate murder and robbery cases filed against the former rap music mogul.Knight changed attorney...
3:18AM ( 1 hour ago )
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 11 hours ago )
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US
NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.The sati...
4:06PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Hickman sweeps NeSmith Late Model Race At Talladega
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Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 281,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — More people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, but the level of applications is still low and points to an improving job market.The Labor Department says weekly application...
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