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Friday May 27th, 2016 4:32PM
Banks/Madison standoff suspect faces robbery, assault, hijacking charges
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more details of Monday night's double shooting in Banks County and subsequent hours-long standoff in Madison County.
4:01PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Corps among agencies stressing safety on Lanier
​Large crowds at parks and heavy boat traffic are just two of the predictions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Lake Lanier has made for the long holiday weekend.
3:59PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Officials highlight importance of safe driving, safe boating
As the unofficial start of summer arrives, state, federal and local officials are stressing the importance of safe driving and safe boating operation.
3:37PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Two-county pursuit/crash ends in arrest of N.C. men
A chase through Franklin and Banks County ended in the arrests of two North Carolina men early Friday.
1:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hall County deputies find stolen truck, catch fleeing suspect, girlfriend
A man and woman are behind bars in Hall County in connection to a stolen box truck out of Lamar County.
11:05AM ( 5 hours ago )
GBI announces reward in Rabun County Bank robbery
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced today that a $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the man responsible for the robbery of Rabun County Bank earlier this year.
11:03AM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville Memorial Day events include annual parade, 24-hour vigil
Memorial Day events in Gainesville Monday include the annual parade down Green Street and the Hall County Sheriff's Office Honor Guard's 24-hour vigil at Memorial Park Cemetery.
3:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Bavarianfest in Helen will honor military, veterans Saturday night
The annual Bavarianfest, sponsored by the Helen Chamber of Commerce, will pay tribute to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice and also honor those who are serving or have served.
3:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
State says primary turnout was around 20 percent in Georgia
State officials say about 20 percent of Georgia's registered voters turned out for this week's primary elections
11:23AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines
Travelers taking to the skies for the Memorial Day weekend say security lines are moving much faster than they expected after weeks of long delays at U.S. airports
4:29PM ( 2 minutes ago )
Defense secretary discusses concerns in South China Sea
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says China could be erecting "a great wall of self-isolation" with its increasingly provocative moves against its neighbors
4:17PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Concert on beach heralds start of summer at Jersey shore
Poison singer Bret Michaels has ushered in the unofficial start of summer at the Jersey shore with a free beach concert before about 1,000 fans
4:08PM ( 23 minutes ago )
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Basketball: Area coaches see a 'positive' change to GHSA finals move
The response amongst northeast Georgia's coaches was overwhelmingly positive following the Georgia High School Association's announcement on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum.
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VIDEO: Historic postseason brought countless top plays
This year provided perhaps the most successful overall postseason campaign in the history of the sport in this area. And we have compiled some of the best highlights involved in that campaign here...
5:05PM ( 32 minutes from now )
NASCAR pushes foward more lower downforce for 2017
You didn’t need a test or a complicated data set to understand the effects of NASCAR’s trend toward lower downforce in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Janet Yellen says Fed could raise rates in coming months
Fed Chair Janet Yellen says rate hike would be appropriate in 'the coming months' if economy keeps improving
4:07PM ( 24 minutes ago )
NY Democrat: Trump should return money to 9/11 recovery fund
A Democratic New York congressman says Donald Trump is "a small man" for accepting $150,000 from a federal fund for small businesses hurt by the Sept. 11 attacks
3:43PM ( 48 minutes ago )
Trump vows to solve California's water crisis
Republican Donald Trump is telling California voters that he can solve their water crisis
3:42PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
A judge has ordered Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard
4:07PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Police test bullets from shooting at T.I. concert in NYC
Police are conducting ballistic tests to determine how many guns were involved in a fatal shooting at a rap concert where T.I. was set to perform
3:54PM ( 38 minutes ago )
AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria
One of the survivors of a 2007 Minnesota bridge collapse that killed 13 people and injured 145 is now believed to be in Syria with the Islamic State group
3:45PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Newgarden leads busiest Indy 500 practice this month
The drivers qualified for this year’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 got a taste for the upcoming race in practice today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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7:45PM ( 3 days ago )