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Monday February 8th, 2016 8:40PM
North Carolina man faces drug charges in Towns County
A traffic stop on Ga. 17 in Towns County over the weekend led to drug charges against a North Carolina man.
6:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Former Clarkesville councilwoman announces bid for open seat
Former Clarkesville City Councilwoman Tina Courson Evans has announced she will qualify for the seat vacated when Barrie Aycock resigned to qualify for mayor.
4:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
Assault suspects subject of manhunt, one in custody
​A woman was behind bars Monday afternoon, a man remained on the run after authorities spent about a hour searching for him in connection with an assault on the woman's mother in Hall County earlier Monday.
2:26PM ( 6 hours ago )
Student charged in Franklin County High School threats
Officials are continuing their investigation into a threatened shooting at Franklin County High School in Carnesville.
2:18PM ( 6 hours ago )
Lane closures expected on I-985 for sign replacement
​Workers replacing changeable message signs on Interstate 985 are expected to temporarily close some lanes during the middle of the week, transportation officials said Monday.
1:30PM ( 7 hours ago )
Cornelia 'selling' North Fire Station site to collateralize loan
It's a confusing financial technicality, but the Cornelia City Commission has voted to proceed with advertising for sale the city's North Fire Station.
1:21PM ( 7 hours ago )
During a live broadcast, Chipotle executives stressed to workers that they need to stay home if they're feeling sick
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food...
3:56PM ( 4 hours ago )
Authorities in Toccoa investigating gunshot death
Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell on Monday afternoon released details of a shooting death in the city early Sunday.
3:08PM ( 5 hours ago )
Grand jury indicts duo accused of jewelry robberies
Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the south have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.
9:46AM ( 10 hours ago )
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APNewsBreak: Attorney General Loretta Lynch tells The Associated Press that she's visiting six communities in coming months to highlight police departments that can serve as role models for other agencies
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Loretta Lynch plans to visit six cities in the coming months to highlight police departments she sees as role models for law enforcement.The locations were chosen be...
8:09PM ( 30 minutes ago )
California drivers are paying about 76 cents more for a gallon of gas than the rest of the country, and a state government panel was told Monday there are several reasons
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gouging by oil companies could be one reason California drivers pay about 76 cents more for a gallon of regular gas than motorists elsewhere in the nation, a state government...
8:06PM ( 33 minutes ago )
A Nevada state lawmaker says she will travel to Portland, Oregon, this week to protest the jailing of members of an armed group that took over a national wildlife refuge
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on an armed group that took over buildings at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):4:55 p.m.A Nevada state lawmaker says she will travel to Portland,...
8:03PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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Basketball: February frenzy starts in earnest as region tournaments get underway
If you're a high school basketball fan, then this week represents the zenith of the season...
8:28PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Falcons hire former Chiefs assistant GM Joel Collier
The Atlanta Falcons continue to shake up their front office, hiring Joel Collier as director of pro personnel.
4:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
Denver defense leads way for Manning, as QB gets chance to ride into sunset with Super Bowl 50 win
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quart...
12:02AM ( 20 hours ago )
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A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and 3 years later for designs already in production
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalist...
8:23PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Share prices for Chesapeake Energy were down 50 percent for a time Monday after a report said the company brought on attorneys who help companies restructure their debt, but rebounded after the company said it didn't plan to see bankruptcy protection
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Share prices for Chesapeake Energy stock were down more than 50 percent for a time Monday after a news report said the Oklahoma City-based company had brought on attorneys who hel...
7:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Some television companies are balking as more people watch shows online, and may start delaying the release of shows to streaming services like Netflix and Hulu
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Age of Online Television may be in peril.Streaming TV has gotten popular as several online services such as Netflix make past seasons of TV shows available for binge-watchin...
6:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Tributes to Black Panthers, black activism causing conversations, praise criticism of Beyoncé's Super Bowl performance
A day after the Super Bowl, people are still parsing over each frame from Beyonce's halftime performance, trying to glean the messages, both subtle and overt, that made for a stunning display of unapo...
7:46PM ( 53 minutes ago )
The annual Oscar nominees luncheon is generally a time of low-stakes celebration, but this year amid discussions of Oscar diversity and a boycott, as well as dramatic changes to Academy membership, the Monday gathering was also one for reflection
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The annual Oscar nominees luncheon is generally a time of low-stakes celebration, but this year amid discussions of Oscar diversity and a boycott, as well as dramatic chan...
7:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A porn actress has dropped her $500,000 assault lawsuit against reality TV personality Josh Duggar amid evidence that her claims were fabricated.Duggar's lawyer calls the accusatio...
5:15PM ( 3 hours ago )
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PASS set to open 2016 Saturday at Greenville-Pickens
Greenville-Pickens Speedway will take center stage on Saturday, as the legendary Easley, S.C. raceway plays host to the PASS Asphalt Late Model Series season opener with the third annual Winter Meltdown.
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8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
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8:17PM ( 4 days ago )