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Lula officials growing tired of bridge game
Lula officials are growing tired of a more than 35-year battle over the wooden railroad bridge on Cobb Street.
10:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there s...
10:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
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.
6:06PM ( 6 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 ( 8 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 ( 10 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 ( 10 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 ( 8 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 ( 9 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 ( 11 hours ago )
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Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday
DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.Sanders won over all four Democratic voter...
12:36AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration has descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police clashed over a street market selling fish balls and other local holiday delicacies
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaotic scenes as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fish balls an...
11:39PM ( 1 hour ago )
The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other places inside the houses and yards of the people they bite
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The mosquitoes that spread the Zika virus are among the hardest species to fight because they live and breed in tub drains, dog bowls, buckets, flower pots and other spots where w...
10:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
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National
Region 8-AAAAA: Falcons hold off Bulldoggs in play-in game to advance
For the Flowery Branch boys basketball team to be able to garner its first state tournament appearance since 2009, it will need its best effort to date on Tuesday...
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Watson honored with another national award
Deshaun Watson picked up yet another plaudit recently...
11:55PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Vucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks
Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.
11:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks
Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dived 5.5 percent to 16,069.94 and Australia's S...
12:30AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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 ( 4 hours 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 ( 5 hours ago )
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In "Deadpool," nothing is sacred. The very R-rated film pokes fun at superhero movie culture, Hollywood itself, star Ryan Reynolds, love and human decency, and more.
"Deadpool" hates its audience, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.Nothing is sacred to either this film or this character (played with "I'm so naughty" abandon by Ryan Reynolds), which pokes fun a...
9:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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 ( 5 hours 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 ( 5 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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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 )