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Friday September 4th, 2015 8:31AM
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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 4 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 ( 11 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 ( 13 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 ( 17 hours ago )
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 ( 8 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 ( 14 hours ago )
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Local/State
Drowned boys, mother, buried in Syrian hometown of Kobani they fled
KUCUK KENDIRLI, Turkey (AP) — The Syrian man who survived a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece buried his wife and two sons on Friday in their hometown of Kobani, returning them to the conflict-to...
8:26AM ( 4 minutes ago )
The Latest: Couple arrives at clerk's office in Kentucky to apply for marriage license
MOREHEAD, 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):8:10 a.m.A couple has arrive...
8:12AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Same-sex couples will try to get marriage licenses as Kentucky clerk sits in jail for contempt
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — April Miller and Karen Roberts planned to return to the Rowan County Courthouse on Friday for the fifth time since June to ask for a marriage license.Only this time, clerk Kim Davi...
8:08AM ( 23 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 ( 11 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 ( 11 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 ( 12 hours ago )
More Friday Game Night
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 ( 2 hours from now )
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 ( 31 minutes ago )
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 ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Global stock markets sink ahead of US jobs report, resumption of China trading
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets fell sharply Friday ahead of the release of monthly U.S. jobs figures that could well determine whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this mont...
7:33AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Disney unleashes its full marketing 'Force' with Star Wars toy launch months ahead of movie
NEW YORK (AP) — The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force" behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the...
4:27AM ( 4 hours ago )
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 ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Chris Evans is feeling the pressure on his directorial debut 'Before We Go'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — What's got Captain America quaking in his boots?Actor Chris Evans, known for playing the iconic Marvel superhero, is making his directorial debut with the indie film "Before We Go"...
7:57AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Afghan artist paints over Kabul walls of war to bring beauty, healing to the people
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A city at war, the Afghan capital is among the ugliest in the world.Wide avenues once lined with rose gardens are today gridlocked streets sandwiched by concrete blast walls...
4:04AM ( 4 hours ago )
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 ( 7 hours 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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High 91°
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Sunshine to start, then a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 91F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.

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Shawn Chastain tops Super Late Model field at Dixie
With only one weekend of points racing left on the schedule at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., Shawn Chastain took the win in the Super Late Model feature Saturday night, gaining another eight points on second place in points.
By Jeff Smith
12:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council has short fuse on new fireworks law
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to exercise the limited influence left under their jurisdiction by the General Assembly in the spectrum of consumer fireworks.
10:26PM ( 2 days ago )