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Monday July 6th, 2015 10:39PM
Clarkesville selects design/build team for fire-damaged downtown
The Clarkesville City Council has decided who will perform design work and redevelop the fire-damaged east side of the Square.
9:44PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Hall Co. Schools prepare for ESPLOST V
The Hall County School Board prepared for the upcoming ESPLOST referendum vote at their work session Monday afternoon.
7:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
SC Senate votes to remove flag from Statehouse grounds
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina Senate voted Monday to pull the Confederate flag off the Capitol grounds, clearing the way for a historic measure that could remove the banner more than five d...
6:35PM ( 4 hours ago )
Habersham BOE adjusts for 1.5-percent decline in tax digest
Net school tax collections in Habersham County will be down 1.88 percent under numbers proposed Monday.
6:33PM ( 4 hours ago )
Arrest made following Gainesville funeral home limo theft
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
5:26PM ( 5 hours ago )
No fatalities, several BUIs on Lake Lanier during holiday
For law enforcement officials, the Independence Day holiday weekend is a time for heavy patrols, watching both land and sea for impaired drivers, as well as working accidents and incidents.
4:16PM ( 6 hours ago )
US stocks slip amid global sell-off after Greek 'no' vote
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks in the U.S. fell broadly following drops in overseas markets as Greeks voted to reject creditor conditions for more loans, but the losses weren't as steep as many had feared.Wit...
6:32PM ( 4 hours ago )
Two Forsyth teens busted for theft with social media post
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.
2:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from...
10:16PM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: President surprises pope with big reception line
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:___9:05 p.m.Ecuador's president had a bit of surprise for Pope Francis after their meeting at the Carond...
10:06PM ( 31 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Cosby said he got drugs to give women for sex
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman a...
9:55PM ( 42 minutes ago )
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National
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 14 hours ago )
Earnhardt, Jr. wins, Austin Dillon crashes hard at Daytona
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning.
3:15AM ( 19 hours ago )
Lloyd hat trick leads US over Japan 5-2 for World Cup title
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night — and gave the United States its record third Women's World Cup title.Lloyd scored three ti...
1:06AM ( 21 hours ago )
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Sports
'Inside Out' emerges atop 'Jurassic World' in final tally
NEW YORK (AP) — Three weeks after opening, Pixar's "Inside Out" has finally slayed the dinosaurs of "Jurassic World."In final box office figures released Monday, "Inside Out" came out slightly ahead o...
5:05PM ( 5 hours ago )
Crude oil tumbles 8 pct, points to low gas prices this fall
NEW YORK (AP) — A slew of global economic and geopolitical factors are working to pummel the price of oil and set up U.S. drivers for very low gasoline prices later this year.The price of U.S. crude d...
4:56PM ( 5 hours ago )
Starbucks: Prices for some drinks to go up by 5 to 20 cents
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is raising prices again starting Tuesday, with the increases ranging from 5 to 20 cents for most affected drinks, the company said.The Seattle-based company also raised price...
4:26PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Business
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 5 hours ago )
Al Jazeera YouTube channel airs satirical video about US
NEW YORK (AP) — A video posted on an Al Jazeera YouTube channel over the Fourth of July weekend mocks Americans for dubious "achievements" in obesity, pornography production and gun ownership.The sati...
4:06PM ( 6 hours ago )
Broadway's Idina Menzel readies US tour like a pop star
NEW YORK (AP) — Idina Menzel, who has crossed over from the Broadway stage to the Billboard charts, is still surprised that she's able to sell concert tickets like a proper pop star."It's hard to cros...
1:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should the U.S. eavesdrop on the leaders of its allies?
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Yes, we should keep tabs on what they're really saying.
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Video: Busch brothers run 1, 2 in Sonoma showdown
Sunday was an important day for NASCAR's Busch brothers.
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problem
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.Ford Motor Co. says t...
12:46PM ( 4 days ago )