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Friday September 4th, 2015 12:31PM
Alto man injured after motorcycle leaves road near Unicoi Gap
An Alto man was injured Thursday when he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed near Unicoi Gap on Highway 75 north of Helen
12:12PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Gainesville woman arrested on prostitution charge
A Gainesville woman is charged with prostitution stemming from her arrest Thursday on West Ridge Road in Gainesville.
10:14AM ( 2 hours ago )
US employers added 173,000 jobs in August; unemployment rate falls to 7-year low of 5.1 pct.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise i...
9:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
Urban camping and panhandling amendment gets first okay in Flowery Branch
Flowery Branch City Council is one step closer to amending the city's solicitation ordinance to prohibit urban camping and aggressive panhandling in city limits.
7:15AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Tyler Nutt
Police suspend search of wells for teen missing since 2007
Authorities have suspended a search for the body of a college student who went missing almost 8 years ago.
6:36AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
In Atlanta, Biden says 2016 bid will hinge on whether he, 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 ( 8 hours ago )
US stocks decline as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing about the Fed's next move
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are moving lower after the latest jobs report gave investors little guidance over whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates this month.The Dow Jones industrial avera...
11:59AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Employee and husband allegedly burglarized Clarkesville business
A Mt. Airy couple was behind bars Friday, facing charges they stole cash from the gas station the wife worked at in Clarkesville.
11:32AM ( 59 minutes ago )
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Local/State
Sacramento community college reopens as police seek gunman in deadly shooting near campus
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento community college reopened Friday as officers searched for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus, offic...
12:23PM ( 7 minutes ago )
A look at what's next in the hunt for 3 men wanted in Illinois officer shooting
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Investigators in northern Illinois say they're hopeful a video and crime lab results will produce a break in the hunt for three men wanted in this week's fatal shooting of a poli...
12:23PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Marine killed in helicopter accident was part of team training on how to use ropes
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult t...
12:21PM ( 9 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 ( 7 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 ( 7 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 ( 16 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 ( 1 hour ago )
Chubb set to embrace 'big role' in No. 9 Georgia's offense
One year ago, Nick Chubb didn't know if he'd get a carry in Georgia's opening game...
9:05AM ( 3 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Elliott eyes repeat win at Darlington
Egg-shaped with long straightaways and short quick turns, Darlington Raceway eats up and spits out even the most experienced drivers. No one told Chase Elliott that last year.
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Sports
Nissan recalls 300,000 Versa, Versa Note vehicles to adjust possible braking impediment
Nissan is recalling nearly 300,000 of its Versa and Versa Note vehicles to adjust a console panel that could catch the driver's shoe and slow braking efforts.The carmaker said it received a report of...
11:20AM ( 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...
11:12AM ( 1 hour ago )
Northeast Florida seems boom in demand for longleaf pine, pulp and other timber products
LIVE OAK, Fla. (AP) — The towering grove of century-old longleaf pines surrounding Roger Ward's family home is a rare site in this verdant swath of north-central Florida — most pines here are cut and...
9:22AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Fergie, Sheryl Crow join forces for song about climate change
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and Fergie have joined forces to record a song about climate change.Sean Paul, Leona Lewis and Colbie Caillat also appear on "Love Song to the...
12:06PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Fall Movie Preview: Cary Fukunaga and Netflix head for new worlds with 'Beasts of No Nation'
NEW YORK (AP) — Cary Fukunaga's first feature film, "Sin Nombre"— which translates to "Nameless," was a Spanish-language drama about Honduran immigrants. His latest, "Beasts of No Nation," is a brutal...
11:43AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Johnny Depp embraces his dark side, impresses Venice fest in gangster thriller 'Black Mass'
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's Johnny Depp's day at the Venice Film Festival. Judging by the acclaim greeting his performance in gangster drama "Black Mass," it may turn out to be Johnny Depp's year.A pall...
10:50AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
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.
By Series PR
4:00PM ( 3 days ago )
VIDEO: Annual agriculture tour makes three Hall County stops
For the third year in a row, a group of state officials, including the President of the University of Georgia, toured several agricultural interests in the state. Wednesday's Georgia Department of Agriculture and UGA Farm Tour focused on Northeast Georgia.
4:48PM ( 1 day ago )