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Sunday May 24th, 2015 7:20AM
Winder police bust marijuana grow operation
A illegal marijuana grow operation was uncovered in Winder last Wednesday, leading to the arrests of five people.
6:58AM ( 22 minutes ago )
STATE CHAMPS: Buford sweeps Whitewater for AAAA title (VIDEO)
Buford won its first state baseball title since 2011 with a sweep of Whitewater Saturday in the Class AAAA championship series...
6:25AM ( 55 minutes ago )
History and Heritage at Ft. Hollingsworth
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
7:34PM ( 11 hours ago )
Hall Co. fire officials warn residents to take caution around the grill during holiday weekend
It's Memorial Day Weekend, and safety is always a huge concern for families hitting the roads to travel.
2:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
By Alyson Shields
Wrigley, GDOL holds job fair for first wave of new employees
Earlier this month, the Wrigley Company announced plans to hire 150 new employees for its facility in Flowery Branch. Starting on Wednesday, May 27, the company will begin taking applications for some of those positions.
12:32PM ( 18 hours ago )
Duke Energy begins coal ash clean up; some material being moved to N. Ga.
Loads of coal ash from unlined dumps in North Carolina are being moved into Banks County.
10:38AM ( 20 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 5 hours from now )
Fire officials probing blaze at Gwinnett shopping center
Authorities are investigating a fire that heavily damaged a strip shopping center in Gwinnett County.
11:51AM ( 19 hours ago )
Ga. officials launching child vehicle safety campaign
Georgia child welfare officials are launching a campaign meant to raise awareness of the dangers of leaving children in unattended vehicles.
9:32AM ( 21 hours ago )
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Malaysia finds graves of suspected trafficking victims
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian authorities said Sunday that they have discovered a series of graves in at least 17 abandoned camps used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand where...
7:02AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Streets calm a day after protest of Ohio officer's acquittal
CLEVELAND (AP) — The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarme...
6:40AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Women's walk across Koreas' DMZ denied; they cross by bus
DORASAN STATION, South Korea (AP) — Female activists including Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Peace laureates were denied an attempt to walk across the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea...
5:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Austin Dillon dominates for Charlotte Xfinity victory
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:15AM ( 7 hours ago )
VIDEO: Rankings mean nothing to Wolves -- they want a ring
Seniors Joey Bart, Jake Higginbotham, Connor Bennett, and Keyton Gibson aren’t worried about expectations at this point in the season. They know first hand expectations usually are worth about as much as it cost you to listen to them...
5:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
How do you measure clutch? Gainesville baseball provides the metric
In three straight postseasons, Gainesville baseball players watched in agony as -- at the crucial moment -- the other team made the play.
4:59PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
HONOLULU (AP) — Demonstrators planted coconut trees and waved signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.The protest...
3:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of...
8:46PM ( 10 hours ago )
Nigerian airlines cancel flights amid fuel crisis
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian airlines grounded flights Saturday and radio stations were silenced as a months-long fuel shortage aggravated by striking oil tanker drivers worsened in Africa's biggest...
6:55PM ( 12 hours ago )
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All eyes on Coen brothers as Cannes readies for Palme d'Or
CANNES, France (AP) — Just what film directors Joel and Ethan Coen are thinking is a question that has long bedeviled moviegoers. Now they have the Cannes Film Festival on pins and needles, too.The 68...
5:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
At Cannes, Michel Franco's 'Chronic' looks death in the face
CANNES, France (AP) — Death is something we'd all like to avoid. But director Michel Franco thinks a reluctance to look at the end of life is unhealthy.The Mexican filmmaker's Cannes Film Festival ent...
4:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed
VIENNA (AP) — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently pro...
9:03PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 3 days ago )
Dillon Dominates at Charlotte
Austin Dillon lead 163 out of 200 laps in the Xfinity series race in Charlotte Saturday.
9:38PM ( 9 hours ago )
Ga. officials launching child vehicle safety campaign
Georgia child welfare officials are launching a campaign meant to raise awareness of the dangers of leaving children in unattended vehicles.
9:32AM ( 21 hours ago )
Hall Co. fire services promotes first female Chief Officer
Hall County Fire Services has promoted Captain Christie Grice to Battilion Chief of Business Services, the first promotion of a female to a Chief Officer position in the department's history.
6:24PM ( 4 days ago )