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Tuesday April 21st, 2015 7:43AM
Police drop charges against grieving N. Ga. father
Police have dropped the charges against a grieving father who tried to set up safety barriers along a Georgia bridge where his 16-year-old daughter was killed last month.
6:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Associated Press
Man arrested after stealing, pawning church music equipment in Gwinnett Co.
Police have arrested a man who they say stole musical equipment from at least two churches in Gwinnett County.
5:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Blue Bell Creameries issues recall of all products
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries issued a voluntary recall Monday night for all of its products on the market after two samples of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream tested po...
3:01AM ( 4 hours ago )
Crews rescue hiker from Tray Mountain
An injured male hiker had to rescued from the top of Tray Mountain Monday.
6:21PM ( 13 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 ( 13 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 ( 13 hours ago )
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 ( 15 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 ( 16 hours ago )
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 ( 17 hours ago )
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Local/State
Pope OKs resignation of US bishop for not reporting abuse
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Tuesday accepted the resignation of a U.S. bishop who pleaded guilty to failing to report a suspected priestly child abuser in the first known case of a pope sancti...
7:19AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Court sentences ousted Egypt president to 20 years in prison
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on charges linked to the killing of protesters in 2012, the first verdict to...
7:04AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Replacing carpet at Jerusalem shrine reveals religious rift
JERUSALEM (AP) — It began as a routine remodeling project: Muslim authorities replacing an old carpet worn thin by masses of worshippers at the Dome of the Rock, the iconic, gold-topped shrine that ov...
6:44AM ( 58 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 ( 4 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.
11:56AM ( 4 hours from now )
Golf: Dawson Co. sweeps 7-AAA titles; Vikings' Cooper takes low medal honors
The Dawson County boys and girls swept to the team titles on Monday in the Region 7-AAA golf championships. Meanwhile, East Hall's Triston Cooper claimed boys low medalist honors...
11:41PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Sports
DuPont reports decline in first-quarter earnings
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The DuPont Co. says the strong dollar and challenges in the agriculture and performance chemicals industries contributed to lower sales and earnings in the first quarter.The Wilming...
7:07AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Why McDonald's is still a powerhouse, despite troubles
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's sales have been sputtering for more than two years and the company seems trapped in a cycle of bad headlines that likely won't end soon.Its quarterly earnings results on Wed...
6:43AM ( 59 minutes ago )
World stocks rally on China measures, earnings
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets rallied Tuesday, boosted by investor optimism over recent stimulus efforts, market reform measures in China and quarterly earnings from U.S. and European companies...
5:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
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...
3:01AM ( 4 hours ago )
S. Carolina paper's domestic killings series wins Pulitzer
NEW YORK (AP) — It was a list no state wanted to top. And when South Carolina was ranked as having the highest rate of women being killed by men, The Post and Courier of Charleston set out to explore...
1:40AM ( 6 hours ago )
100-carat diamond could bring $25M at auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald-cut could fetch between $19 million to $25 million at auction."This 100.20-carat diamond is the definition of perfection. The color i...
1:01AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
How do you feel about a movie scene being filmed at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton?
It's disrespectful and should not have been allowed.
It's fine, as long as the cast and crew don't damage anything.
I'm not sure.
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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 )
Randy Weaver takes Ultimate Series victory at VMS
Randy Weaver continued his winning ways Saturday night, as he drove to the victory in the Aaron’s King Of The Commonwealth Ultimate Super Late Model Series feature at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Va.
By Series PR
10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Cheer coach grants interview to Atlanta TV station, claims innocence in molestation charge
The Gainesville competition cheerleading coach accused of molesting a teen has defended himself on an Atlanta TV station.
8:12AM ( 3 days ago )
GDOL hosting job fair next week in Habersham Co.
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will sponsor a resource and career expo Thursday, April 23, for job seekers in the Habersham County area.
By Staff
1:33PM ( 3 days ago )