Tuesday October 13th, 2015 7:58AM
Oakwood approves rezoning for new townhomes near JHS
Oakwood City Council voted unanimously to rezone a 12.76-acre tract of land on Poplar Springs Road to allow a townhome community to be built
6:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Banks County pallet mill destroyed by fire
It took firefighters about five and one-half hours to bring a fire at a Banks County industry under control overnight.
4:13AM ( 3 hours ago )
Lula bridge closed because 'structure has failed again'
The wooden overpass over the Norfolk Southern Railroad on Cobb Street in Lula is closed again.
10:10PM ( 9 hours ago )
Judge sets trial date in hot-SUV death case for February
A judge ruled on Monday that she won't try charges that a Georgia man accused in his son's death had inappropriate online exchanges with an underage girl separately from murder charges against him.
4:39PM ( 15 hours ago )
Student arrested in alleged shooting threat at Ga college
A student from Emory University's Oxford College is facing charges after allegedly posting a threat on social media to shoot up the school.
4:32PM ( 15 hours ago )
Kubota celebrates; Georgia prospers; GPD/HCFD go 4-wheeling
Governor Nathan Deal may have let the “cat-out-of-the-bag” Monday morning when he told over 1,000 Kubota Manufacturing of America employees, as well as scores of area civic and business leaders, “In the not-too-distant future, we’re going to have an announcement…from one of the major rating agencies in the country, that for the third consecutive year Georgia will be named the best state in the United States in which to do business.”
1:33PM ( 18 hours ago )
Person close to situation: Spurrier retiring from South Carolina, effective immediately
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier has told his players that he is retiring, effective immediately.The 70-year-old coach informed players of his decision Monday night, said a pe...
12:05AM ( 7 hours ago )
Confederate flag backers indicted in Ga confrontation
Officials say 15 Confederate flag supporters have been indicted following a confrontation with a black family in Georgia.
2:24PM ( 17 hours ago )
Police: Bicyclist dies after collision with school bus
Police say a bicyclist injured in a collision with a school bus north of Atlanta has died of his injuries.
12:06PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Fire chief: 2 Kansas City firefighters killed saving residents from collapsing fiery building
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two firefighters who saved two residents from a burning apartment building in Kansas City were killed when the structure collapsed around them just minutes later, authorities s...
7:48AM ( 9 minutes ago )
The Latest on Kansas City fire: Blaze still burning 12 hours after it started
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The latest on the collapse of a burning apartment building in Kansas City that killed two firefighters (all times local):6:45 a.m.A Kansas City apartment building that collapse...
7:48AM ( 9 minutes ago )
Insurgents shell Russian embassy in Syria during pro-government gathering to thank Moscow
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for it...
7:31AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Watson's climb leading Dawson back to top
Coey Watson is developing into one of the top quarterbacks in the area -- and the rest of Region 7-AAA is finding out firsthand.
4:49PM ( 8 hours from now )
5 things: What we learned from Week 7 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 7 of high school football...
8:23PM ( 11 hours ago )
WEEK 7: Region title, playoff races take shape after big night
The state playoff picture began to take a little better shape after some key matchups Friday night.
9:16AM ( 2 days ago )
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Roddy White says cheers from Falcons fans 'meant a lot'
Roddy White felt the need to question his role in the Falcons' offense last week...
9:57AM ( 1 hour from now )
Johnson blaming himself, players for Georgia Tech's slide
It's gotten so bad for Georgia Tech that coach Paul Johnson can no longer count on his beloved spread option offense to run basic plays.
9:41AM ( 1 hour from now )
Region 8-AAAA softball: Lady Wolves take title in thriller over North Hall
Buford won the Region 8-AAAA girls softball title in thrilling fashion Monday.
11:50PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Deal reached in principle to create company controlling a third of global beer sales
BRUSSELS (AP) — The world's top two beer makers agreed Tuesday to join forces to create a company that would control nearly a third of the global market and bring together top U.S. brands Budweiser an...
7:21AM ( 37 minutes ago )
China's September imports plunge 20.4 percent in new sign of economic weakness
BEIJING (AP) — China's imports fell by an unexpectedly wide margin in September in a new sign of weakness in the world's second-largest economy.Imports plunged 20.4 percent from a year earlier to $145...
6:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
Toyota rolls out fourth-generation Prius hybrid with promises of better mileage and ride
TOKYO (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. released details for its fourth-generation Prius on Tuesday, promising that improvements in the battery, engine, wind resistance and weight mean better mileage for the...
5:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Booker fiction prize could get a US accent as Hanya Yanagihara named bookies' favorite
LONDON (AP) — Stories of global migration, the digital age and the bonds of friendship are competing for the Booker Prize for fiction, which could get its first American winner Tuesday.Judges are meet...
7:26AM ( 31 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Bobby Brown working on 'raw and unvarnished' memoir, scheduled for June release
NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready for a "raw and unvarnished" memoir by Bobby Brown.The platinum-selling singer, ex-husband of the late Whitney Houston and father of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown has a deal w...
6:58AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Former rap mogul Suge Knight due to return to court for hearings in robbery, murder cases
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to return to court Tuesday morning for a hearing in which prosecutors will lay out some of their evidence to support a robbery case filed against t...
3:31AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Kenseth on pole as JGR sweeps Charlotte front row
Matt Kenseth led a Joe Gibbs Racing sweep of the front row to win his second straight pole and fourth of the season in Thursday’s qualifying session for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway – the opening race in the 12-driver Contender round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup.
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12:20AM ( 4 days ago )
Banks County pallet mill destroyed by fire
It took firefighters about five and one-half hours to bring a fire at a Banks County industry under control overnight.
4:13AM ( 3 hours ago )