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Monday April 20th, 2015 10:58PM
Crews rescue hiker from Tray Mountain
An injured male hiker had to rescued from the top of Tray Mountain Monday.
6:21PM ( 4 hours ago )
President Obama ok's fed aid for 15 Ga. counties
Governor Nathan Deal announced today that President Barack Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 15 counties that bore the brunt of ice and snow on Feb. 15-17, 2015. The winter weather caused 225,000 customers to lose power and also rendered many roads impassable.
6:20PM ( 4 hours ago )
By Staff
Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville schools delay student release following tornado warning
Officials with the Gainesville City School system decided to implement a delayed release for students Monday afternoon following the issuance of a tornado warning.
3:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
By Staff
Two die in mowing accidents in White County
White County authorities report two people died Saturday as a result of separate accidents involving lawnmowers
2:42PM ( 8 hours ago )
TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday.
1:48PM ( 9 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Memorial garden dedicated to honor child abuse victims
The sun shone down on the Edmondson-Telford center Monday afternoon as county officials and others dedicated a new memorial garden.
4:41PM ( 6 hours ago )
Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy
Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG
2:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
Muddy mess: Atlanta park closed, for now, after rainy fest
A rainy weekend festival turned grassy portions of downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park into a muddy mess, prompting officials to temporarily close it.
1:45PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested
SYDNEY (AP) —(0211 GMT, 10:11 p.m. EDT)Australia's prime minister has urged European leaders to adopt tougher border control measures in the wake of the feared drowning of as many as 900 asylum seeker...
10:51PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Water pricing to spur conservation ruled unconstitutional
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the p...
10:32PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died.Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous...
10:28PM ( 30 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Gettys, Carrera power GHS past Falcons (VIDEO)
Gainesville kept its region title hopes alive while crushing perhaps the final hopes for Flowery Branch on Monday in Region 8-AAAAA play.
12:34PM ( 13 hours from now )
Golf: GHS boys sweep honors, Bishop cards low round for GHS girls in 8-AAAAA champs
Spencer Ralston hasn't stopped winning all season. Ashleigh Bishop has hardly played all season.
11:56PM ( 57 minutes from now )
Norfolk clips Gwinnett, 1-0
Despite a dominate performance from starting right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, the Gwinnett Braves lost their sixth game in a row, a tough 1-0 loss Monday to the Norfolk Tides in the opener of the four-game series at Harbor Park.
10:00PM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Sports
Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel says it will sell less turkey this year because of a spreading bird flu outbreak.So far the virus has been found at farms housing 2.3 million turkeys, all of which have died of...
8:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
US, Japan talks fail to close gap on farm, auto trade
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. and Japan need further work to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman...
8:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
US stocks gain, rebounding from Friday's slump; Hasbro jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market bounced back on Monday after getting a boost from some good first-quarter earnings reports.Toy maker Hasbro reported an unexpected gain in sales on the back of strong...
5:49PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer P...
8:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill
TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded guilty to possessi...
8:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap 'Living on Love'
NEW YORK (AP) — What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a courthouse?That's what the folks at "L...
8:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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The Gulf’s heath: 5 years after BP spill
An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
By The Associated Press
4:18PM ( 3 days ago )
Kyle Benjamin scores first K&N Pro Series win at Bristol
At 17 years old, making only his seventh K&N Pro Series East start, Kyle Benjamin, driver of the No. 27 Eibach Ford, raced side-by-side with William Byron, driver of the No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet, with less than 30 laps remaining.
By Tim Southers-NASCAR Media
12:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. issues 1st $100M of transportation bonds
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved two bond issues at its meeting Thursday night, one as part of the Transportation Bond that was approved by voters in November.
By Staff
9:23AM ( 3 days ago )
Greek 'day of reckoning' shakes stock markets
NEW YORK (AP) — Fear that Greece could default on its debt and abandon the euro rattled global financial markets Friday.News that negotiations between Greece and its international lenders are making l...
5:25PM ( 3 days ago )