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Friday September 4th, 2015 3:54AM
With Thomas playing only 1st quarter, No. 16 Georgia Tech routs FCS school Alcorn State 69-6
ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas played only the first quarter for No. 16 Georgia Tech in a season-opening blowout, allowing a couple of newcomers to grab the spotlight.Freshman Marcus Marshall ran for 18...
12:07AM ( 3 hours ago )
Domestic dispute sees Gainesville baby abandoned on Rabbittown roadway
Two Gainesville residents involved in a domestic dispute were arrested Thursday afternoon after they abandoned their baby on the side of a Rabbittown road.
8:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
Report: Dog charged police, prompting gunfire in wrong home
A dog charged police officers who entered the wrong Atlanta home searching for a burglar, prompting gunfire that seriously wounded an officer, injured the homeowner and killed the animal, according to a police report released Thursday.
6:43PM ( 9 hours ago )
Settlement reached for one Hall Co. firefighter injured in 2014 training accident
One of the Hall County firefighters injured in a training accident in July 2014 has reached a settlement with Sutphen Corporation, the company who manufactured the ladder truck that malfunctioned in the accident.
2:52PM ( 13 hours ago )
Ga. students perform better on SAT, national average drops
The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) reported Thursday that Georgia students’ SAT scores for 2015 increased five points, even as the national average dropped seven points.
2:05PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Robbery suspects arrested following intensive search
Hall County authorities said an intensive search Tuesday led to two suspects in an August 23 armed robbery in Lula.
1:07PM ( 14 hours ago )
The Latest: Attorney for jailed clerk says decision unprecedented in American law
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):5:20 p.m.An attorney for a Ke...
6:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
Winder motorist killed in S. Hall wreck involving deer
Authorities have released the name of the man who died Thursday morning in a traffic accident involving a deer on Old Flowery Branch Road in Hall County.
11:42AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Local/State
Unable to stop the Iran nuclear deal, opponents at least want a vote on disapproval measure
WASHINGTON (AP) — Opponents of the Iran nuclear agreement have given up trying to block it. Now they're just hoping for a final Senate vote on a resolution disapproving it — even though such a resolut...
3:38AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Biden says 2016 bid will hinge on whether he and his family have 'emotional energy' to run
ATLANTA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says he is unsure if he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, saying his decision will hinge on whether he and his family have the "emotional energy...
3:33AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Police hunt gunman who killed 1, wounded 2 on Sacramento college campus
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one man and wounding two others, officials said.One victim was declared...
3:25AM ( 28 minutes ago )
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National
(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Wolves in unusual position but fired up for McEachern challenge
Forget the 42-game win streak; forget the three straight state titles (and 10 in the past 14 seasons); Buford football still finds itself in the underdog role this week...
8:30PM ( 16 hours from now )
Week 2: Quest for playoffs begins for some regions
For several teams, the real season gets under way starting Friday.
8:00PM ( 16 hours from now )
Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
8:01PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
G-Braves pull within 1 game of first place after 6-2 win
The Gwinnett Braves fell behind 2-0 on a pair of solo home runs by Christian Walker, but regrouped with six unanswered runs to defeat the Norfolk Tides 6-2 on Thursday night at Harbor Park.
10:53AM ( 6 hours from now )
Renfree sharp as Falcons hold off Ravens' comeback, 20-19
Sean Renfree threw a touchdown pass and led another scoring drive to overshadow the preseason debut of Rex Grossman as the Atlanta Falcons held off the Baltimore Ravens 20-19 on Thursday night in their final preseason game.
5:17AM ( 1 hour from now )
Softball: North Hall bounces back from early deficit to edge Stephens Co.
The North Hall softball team fought back from a two-run deficit to defeat Stephens County 3-2 on Thursday in Gainesville.
11:47PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Sports
From eggs to Christmas trees, USDA promotional programs sometimes generate controversy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Depart...
3:40AM ( 13 minutes ago )
China's stock market rescue jolts companies, economic reform plans
BEIJING (AP) — Tonhe Electronics is a casualty of Beijing's frantic effort to stop a stock market bust.The maker of electrical equipment, part of a technology industry the ruling Communist Party wants...
2:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
Horse racing industry frets as states look to rein in casino subsidies propping up purses
BOSTON (AP) — Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering...
12:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
UN star-studded media blitz aims to tell 7 billion people of new development goals in 7 days
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations is launching a global campaign with a media blitz and an array of stars from Beyonce to Usain Bolt to spread news to everyone in the world about its new goals...
1:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Rapper Afroman given suspended sentence, fined, ordered to get counseling after punching fan
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rap artist Afroman was given a suspended six-month jail sentence Thursday, fined $330 and ordered to undergo anger management and impulse behavior counseling for punching a woman...
10:32PM ( 5 hours ago )
With Emmys change, 'Orange Is the New Black' creator says show shouldn't be defined by genre
NEW YORK (AP) — The creator of "Orange Is the New Black" says though the Emmys switched the hit show from the comedy category to drama, she's not a fan of people boxing the series into a single genre....
7:36PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
What are your plans for the Labor Day Weekend?
I'm going camping and/or boating.
I'm spending extra time with friends and family.
I'm parking in front of the TV for college football.
I'm having or attending a cook out.
All of the above
Some of the above
Nothing special, it will be like a regular weekend for me.
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Ferguson wins USLMS Rattlesnake Rumble at Dublin
Chris Ferguson struck early in Saturday night’s “Rattlesnake Rumple” at Dublin Motor Speedway in Dublin, N.C. and powered away to the Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory.
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4:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Truett-McConnell College purchases Cleveland Worship Center
It was a time of celebration Sunday night at Cleveland Worship Center, not just a time to worship the Lord, but a time to celebrate a partnership deal between the church and Truett-McConnell College.
11:56AM ( 3 days ago )