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Wednesday August 5th, 2015 8:29AM
Woman dies, man injured in overnight fire in Flowery Branch
A woman died and a man was seriously burned when a mobile home caught fire in Flowery Branch overnight.
5:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
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 ( 10 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 ( 11 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 ( 13 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 ( 14 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 ( 14 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 ( 15 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 ( 16 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 ( 17 hours ago )
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2nd man questioned after report of shooting on National Mall
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Park Police have detained a second man for questioning after someone fired a gun inside a car on the National Mall.Witnesses reported a fight in the car and a shot fired Tuesday...
8:07AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Court appearance for Memphis police shooting suspect
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-convict charged with fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal on a Memphis street has a court appearance scheduled for Wednesday, the same day a memori...
7:53AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Obama: Iran vote most important foreign issue since Iraq war
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is depicting a looming congressional vote on the Iran nuclear deal as the nation's most consequential foreign policy debate since the authorization of the Iraq...
7:52AM ( 36 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 ( 4 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 ( 8 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 ( 9 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...
7:47AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Global stocks turn higher as investors await US data
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday as investors waited for U.S. jobs data to assess when the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates that have been at a r...
7:08AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 8 hours ago )
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Business
Billy Joel headlines last concert at NY's Nassau Coliseum
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Billy Joel opened his final show at the soon-to-be shuttered Nassau Veteran Memorial Coliseum with his 1977 hit "Movin' Out."The Long Island native, who grew up in nearby Hicksv...
6:44AM ( 1 hour ago )
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 ( 3 hours 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 ( 3 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Kyle Busch keeps riding the wave with Pocono pole
He did it again. Riding a wave of success unprecedented in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Kyle Busch streaked to the pole position on Friday at Pocono Raceway, edging Kevin Harvick for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Windows 10 400.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
9:38PM ( 4 days ago )
Forsyth tax commissoner's Sharon Springs branch closed for renovation, expansion
The Sharon Springs branch of the Forsyth County Tax Commissioner’s Office, which is located inside Sharon Springs Park, will be closed for renovations for the next several weeks.
8:58AM ( 3 days ago )