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Saturday May 23rd, 2015 12:33PM
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 ( 1 minute 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 ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 3 hours ago )
Charity ride planned for injured North Hall teen
A motorcycle ride and music benefit are planned to raise money for an injured North Hall High School junior's medical bills.
9:05AM ( 3 hours ago )
Gwinnett Police on lookout for suspected shooter
Gwinnett County Police were searching for the man they believe shot a woman at a Lawrenceville apartment complex Friday evening.
7:15AM ( 5 hours ago )
US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by...
9:33PM ( 14 hours ago )
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 ( 23 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 ( 42 minutes ago )
Ex-Hall County Deputy arrested for invasion of privacy
A former Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy is now in custody following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
6:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Syrians try to build case against Assad in chlorine attacks
BEIRUT (AP) — With only a cloth mask for protection, Firas Kayali rushed to try to rescue the residents of a house in a village in rebel-held northern Syria after a barrel bomb, suspected to be filled...
12:30PM ( 2 minutes ago )
Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage
CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday o...
12:14PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Salvadorans rejoice as slain Archbishop Romero beatified
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Huge crowds of Salvadorans filled a square in the Salvadoran capital Saturday for a ceremony to beatify Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero, who was cut down by an...
12:11PM ( 21 minutes ago )
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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 ( 4 hours from now )
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 ( 4 hours from now )
Team Penske scores big on Carb Day at Indianapolis
Team Penske hopes a successful Coors Light Carb Day will indicate a good Indianapolis 500 race day.
10:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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What will get Europe's economy rolling again?
SINTRA, Portugal (AP) — What's behind Europe's sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going?The European Central Bank convened prominent econo...
11:55AM ( 37 minutes ago )
PM: Greece will not accept 'humiliating' bailout terms
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece is ready to accept a "viable and long-lasting" deal with lenders but not on "humiliating terms," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told his ruling Syriza party on Saturday.Syr...
11:04AM ( 1 hour ago )
Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy.It hasn't worked out that way.The economy is...
9:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sensation of 'Dope' continues at Cannes Film Festival
CANNES, France (AP) — A year ago, writer-director Rick Famuyiwa was struggling to find financing for his film after studios in Hollywood passed on it. Now, he's sitting in a restaurant at Cannes ridin...
11:57AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Love battles revenge in Audiard's refugee drama 'Dheepan'
CANNES, France (AP) — For much of its running time, Jacques Audiard's new film, "Dheepan," is a gritty and naturalistic depiction of Tamil refugees trying to build a new life in France.That's a long w...
10:53AM ( 1 hour ago )
Cannes hails premiere of a bloody, stylish 'Macbeth'
CANNES, France (AP) — Something wicked came the way of the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday when Justin Kurzel premiered his bloody, stylish adaptation of "Macbeth" with Michael Fassbender and Marion...
6:57AM ( 5 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 ( 2 days ago )
Johnson finds speed at Charlotte in Thursday’s practice
After last Saturday’s lackluster performance in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, Jimmie Johnson returned to Charlotte Motor Speedway on Thursday still searching for speed.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
Habersham couple pleads, sentenced in child molestation case
Habersham County Superior Court on Monday disposed of child cruelty charges against a Habersham County couple.
12:25PM ( 4 days ago )
Hall Sheriff discusses law enforcement in South Hall, nation
With two-thirds of Hall County’s population living south of Oakwood (according to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) the South Hall Business Coalition wanted to hear from Sheriff Gerald Couch and tour the new Sheriff’s Office headquarters building that opened in their part of the county in November 2014.
11:44AM ( 4 days ago )