Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 4:24PM
Man detained after incident at McEver school
Hall County School District officials said no one was injured after a domestic incident apparently spilled over near the grounds of McEver Arts Academy just after noon Tuesday.
1:36PM ( 2 hours ago )
Governor signs bill changing standardized testing measures
Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill into law on Tuesday that will bring a wide range of changes to the state's public school systems.
12:31PM ( 3 hours ago )
Morning wreck kills woman in Forsyth County
A woman from Cumming lost her life and another driver suffered injuries during a traffic accident in the south end of Forsyth County Tuesday morning.
11:38AM ( 4 hours ago )
Georgia State Patrol: Speed, alcohol, drugs not factors in crash that killed UGA students
The reason behind a crash in Oconee County that killed four UGA students almost a week ago remains a mystery.
10:44AM ( 5 hours ago )
Automakers report healthy April sales led by SUVs, trucks
America's love of trucks and SUVs helped push most automakers to healthy sales gains last month with Ford reporting record SUV sales and Nissan posting its best April ever
9:52AM ( 6 hours ago )
Defense Secretary Carter: American killed in combat in Iraq
American serviceman killed in combat near the Iraqi city of Mosul, held by Islamic State
8:03AM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville Knowledge Connection gears up for another summer
With summer just around the corner, the Gainesville Knowledge Connection is getting ready to make sure school age kids in the city of Gainesville can get to the library and other locations around town while school is out.
3:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
Authorities seek inmate accused of leaving Athens work site
Authorities are searching for a state prisoner they say walked away from a work detail in Athens.
11:31AM ( 4 hours ago )
Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana
Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to slow Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination
11:10AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Court files show bid to tar slain Honduran activist Caceres
Court records show the Honduran government and a development company repeatedly sought to tar slain environmental activist Berta Caceres and her colleagues as violent anarchists for their protests against a hydroelectric project on indigenous lands
4:08PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Good Samaritan killed trying to help wounded Texas woman
Authorities say a father of three was killed when he tried to help a woman who had been shot by her husband outside the Dallas-area store where she works
4:07PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Feds: Poor maintenance led to fatal DC subway fire
Federal investigators say poor maintenance and ineffective inspection practices led to a fire that caused a Washington subway train to fill with smoke, killing one passenger
3:56PM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Baseball: Q&A with North Hall's Mongero as Trojans prepare to take on No. 1 Locust Grove
North Hall is no stranger to the baseball playoffs. The Trojans played for the Class AAA state title in 2013 only to lose a tough series to Cartersville. They advanced to the Elite 8 in 2015.
4:43PM ( 19 minutes from now )
Baseball playoffs: Area teams set for tough second round matchups
Now the real fun begins in the state baseball playoffs...
4:27PM ( 3 minutes from now )
Class AAAA boys golf: North Hall, Buford qualify for state finals
Both the North Hall and Buford boys golf teams picked the perfect time to have their best days of the season...
11:19AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Corporate earnings keep falling, but there are signs of life
U.S. companies are on track for their third straight decline in quarterly earnings, the worst streak since the financial crisis, a result of low oil prices and weak economic growth
3:56PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Dear Mama: Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, dies
Afeni Shakur, the former Black Panther who inspired the work of her son, rap icon Tupac Shakur, and then kept his legacy alive for decades, has died of an apparent heart attack at the age of 69
3:28PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Slump in Chinese manufacturing weighs on markets
More troubling signs of weakness in Chinese manufacturing weigh on financial markets, renewing concerns that the world's second-largest economy might be slowing down
3:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Netrebko's 'Norma' decision causes soprano merry-go-round
Netrebko's "Norma" decision causes soprano merry-go-round, with changes in New York, London, Vienna and Dallas
3:26PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Radiohead releases 'Burn The Witch' ahead of world tour
Radiohead has put out a new song ahead of a world tour that opens May 20 in The Netherlands
1:24PM ( 2 hours ago )
German comedian bashes Merkel's response to his Erdogan poem
A German comedian has sharply criticized Chancellor Angela Merkel for "serving me up for tea" to the Turkish president in a heated dispute over a poem he read on German TV
12:35PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Should Congress restore Puerto Rico's legal ability to restructure its debt? The territory failed to make a nearly $370 million bond payment due yesterday.
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Roderick outduels Smith for So. Super Series 5 Flags win
Nothing like a trip to victory lane to unmuddle any lingering uncertainty. Earlier this month, Casey Roderick didn’t know what the future looked like for his Super Late Model program.
By Chuck Corder
12:00PM ( 1 day ago )