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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 6:03PM
Helen removing picnic tables, grills in favor of 'passive park'
The Helen City Commission is united in wanting to clean up Helen Riverside Park, a park intended for residents and visitors to gather and quietly enjoy the area along the Chattahoochee River.
4:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Habersham Co. sex offender arrested following Amber Alert
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn (AP) - Police say they have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued for a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl seen with a 41-year-old sex offender after both were found in Virginia.
3:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
Cause of death, identity released in Banks County murder
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has released more details of last week's homicide near Homer.
1:38PM ( 4 hours ago )
US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs hasn't driven the same kind o...
12:46PM ( 5 hours ago )
Clarks Bridge Rd. re-opens after gas leak cleared
A gas leak shut down Clarks Bridge Road near its intersection with Edgewater Drive earlier today, according to authorities.
11:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
The numbers tell the story: June was one warmest on record in N. Ga.
Most of north and Central Georgia was warmer-than-normal in June and most places were also drier-than-normal.
9:07AM ( 8 hours ago )
Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the Obama administration urges changes it says would ensure that schools are held...
5:18PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Boil water advisory continues in part of Banks Co.
A water main break Monday night continues to cause problems for some City of Baldwin water customers who live in Banks County.
11:16AM ( 6 hours ago )
Man finds part of human skull on Ga. beach; identity is mystery
Authorities say they're trying to identify part of a human skull found partially buried in the sand on a Georgia beach.
11:10AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the strongest legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legal...
5:54PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Bill Cosby's public moralizing was his undoing
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America's dad and then as America's granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that prove...
5:38PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse
BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angered eurozone leaders gave Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable proposal on how to save his country from...
5:35PM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Two-A-Days: Buford looking to reload, retain title
When you're working on a 40-game win streak over a three year period, expectations usually are high, as is turnover rate at the high school level. But could 2015 be different for the Buford Wolves?
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Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 17 hours ago )
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'Subway guy' Jared was key in giving chain healthy image
NEW YORK (AP) — Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by federal and state investigators.The...
5:33PM ( 29 minutes ago )
The Latest: Italian premier says new vision of Europe needed
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):___11:20 p.m.Italy's prime minister doesn't just want to keep Greece in Europe. He has a far bigger target: Europe i...
5:23PM ( 39 minutes ago )
PGA Grand Slam to move from Trump Course in Los Angeles
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican presidential c...
5:21PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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Netflix sets release dates for slate of original films
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix's upcoming slate of original films will begin rolling out with Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation" in October and Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" in December.The streamin...
5:45PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Paula Deen distances herself from posted 'I Love Lucy' photo
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Paula Deen didn't post a 2011 Halloween costume photo on her Twitter account showing her son Bobby in dark makeup as "I Love Lucy" character Ricky Ricardo, and the social media mana...
5:35PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge ruled Tuesday that Marion "Suge" Knight should stand trial on murder charges even though a key witness — one of the men he's accused of running over — refused to identify hi...
4:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
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A timeline on Bill Cosby's life and career
A timeline on the life and career of entertainer Bill Cosby, including recent controversy surrounding allegations of sex abuse, has been updated with documents from a 2005 legal deposition.
11:37AM ( 6 hours ago )
Hagan paces Funny Car qualifying Friday at Norwalk
Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
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3:08AM ( 3 days ago )
UNG appoints chief diversity advisor
President Bonita C. Jacobs has appointed Sheila Caldwell as advisor to the president on diversity at the University of North Georgia (UNG) to build on institutional diversity efforts.
1:25PM ( 4 hours ago )