Thursday January 19th, 2017 10:00AM
Former Georgia Secretary of State David Poythress dies
​Former Georgia Secretary of State and two-time gubernatorial candidate David Poythress has died.
9:37AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Officials continue investigation of fatal Stephens County wreck
​An early-morning wreck claimed the life of one man near Martin in Stephens County on Thursday.
8:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
UPDATE: Wreck during brief pursuit kills 3, injures 2 on I-85 in Jackson County
Three people died and two others were transported for care following a brief vehicle pursuit that began in Banks County late Wednesday night.
6:37AM ( 3 hours ago )
Ga. unemployment rate increases for fourth consecutive month, now 5.4%
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday morning that the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate increased for the fourth consecutive month to 5.4 percent in December
5:44AM ( 4 hours ago )
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AP source: Perdue to be tapped for agriculture secretary
A farmer's son and agribusinessman, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, is Donald Trump's pick for agriculture secretary
3:44AM ( 6 hours ago )
New idea gives hope to avoiding traffic troubles facing Martin Road
A glimmer of hope appeared and momentarily silenced the crowded room Wednesday evening at the second Martin Road Corridor Study Stakeholder Committee meeting. Could all parties be made happy after nearly a year of hand-wringing and frustration?
9:20PM ( 12 hours ago )
Over 652K vehicles involved in latest Takata air bag recall
Thirteen automakers are recalling more than 652,000 vehicles in the U.S. in the latest round of dangerous Takata air bag inflator recalls
8:54AM ( 1 hour ago )
Deep South at risk for severe storms through weekend
Forecasters say the Deep South is at risk for several straight days of severe weather
7:36AM ( 2 hours ago )
Lawrenceville hiring for multiple open jobs
The City of Lawrenceville is looking to fill eight city jobs
4:21AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Theresa May seeks to convince business of a 'global Britain'
British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to convince business leaders that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's vote to leave the European Union
9:29AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Djokovic out in 2nd round, loses to Istomin in Melbourne
Novak Djokovic won't be setting the Australian Open record for most men's titles this year, losing to wild-card entry Denis Istomin in the second round
8:52AM ( 1 hour ago )
Heavy vehicles try to reach buried hotel where 30 missing
Rescue workers on skis reached a four-star spa hotel buried by an avalanche in earthquake-stricken central Italy Thursday, reporting no sign of life in the building
8:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Spring sports officially get under way with open practices
While basketball and wrestling are in the stretch drive of their seasons, most spring prep sports began their journey’s this past week as practices officially got under way...
1:14PM ( 3 hours from now )
Ryan's resume still has 1 glaring hole: a Super Bowl title
Matt Ryan knew the question was coming. There are four quarterbacks still standing in the NFL playoffs. Only one has failed to win a Super Bowl title...
10:52AM ( 51 minutes from now )
Late free throws seal victory as Lions win fifth straight, 59-56
Thanks to Kelly Assinesi's composure at the charity stripe, the Piedmont College men's basketball team claimed a 59-56 victory over the visiting Scots of Covenant College Wednesday.
11:23PM ( 10 hours ago )
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The Latest: Perry says climate is changing, partly man-made
Rick Perry says he believes the climate is changing _ and that some change is naturally occurring, and some is man-made
9:37AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Saudi Arabia says compliance to oil output cut 'very strong'
Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih says there's been "very strong compliance" by OPEC and non-OPEC oil countries since December's production cut agreement
9:33AM ( 26 minutes ago )
The Latest: ECB says nowhere near withdrawing stimulus
The head of the ECB says the central bank is not anywhere near withdrawing its stimulus programs aimed at supporting the economy
9:10AM ( 49 minutes ago )
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James Harden gives fan present on her 100th birthday
James Harden took some time out after the Rockets' 111-92 win over the visiting Milwaukee Bucks Wednesday night to give a fan a present on a her 100th birthday
7:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate
Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are making slow gains with a changing Hall of Fame electorate
7:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
Fifth Harmony makes quartet debut at People's Choice
Fifth Harmony has made its debut as a quartet at the People's Choice Awards in the group's first performance since Camila Cabello's departure last month
6:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you think there will be any major incidents arising from protesters and/or supporters of the president-elect at the inauguration?
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Dawsonville's Raymond Parks set the standard in NASCAR’s early era
As one of early stock car racing’s most successful car owners, it is appropriate that Raymond Parks captured the first two championships offered by the fledgling National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, an organization Parks helped form in 1947.
By Owen A. Kearns-NASCAR Wire Service
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )