Wednesday September 28th, 2016 7:58AM
Shimon Peres, ex-Israeli president and PM, dies at 93
Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, died early Wednesday
4:26AM ( 3 hours ago )
Winder-area fire damages building, vehicles
A commercial fire southwest of Winder heavily damaged a building and several vehicles Monday night.
10:40PM ( 9 hours ago )
New phone scam targets Barrow County residents
Winder Police are warning local residents of a new phone scam that has been reported multiple times over the past several days.
9:48PM ( 10 hours ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
7:46PM ( 12 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
LISTEN: America faces a shortage of cyber security professionals leading to more hacks
Director of UNG's Center for Cyber Operations, Dr. Bryson Payne, explains the significance and danger of cyber threats, hacks, and leaks. Plus how the University of North Georgia is making a major effort to boost the number of professionals in the cyber security industry.
6:56PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Georgia sheriff seeks clues after deputy's home is shot at
A Georgia sheriff is offering a $10,000 reward for information that results in an arrest and conviction after someone opened fire on the home of one of his deputies
5:30PM ( 14 hours ago )
Password breach could have ripple effects well beyond Yahoo
As investigators and investors weigh the damage of Yahoo's massive breach to the internet icon, information security experts worry that the record-breaking haul of password data could be used to jimmy locks up and down the web
7:43PM ( 12 hours ago )
Police: Atlanta business exec dies after being shot in car
Police say an Atlanta business executive was shot after a gun discharged inside the car in which she was riding
5:00PM ( 14 hours ago )
Sheriff's deputy who fatally shot man will not be prosecuted
A civil grand jury in Douglas County has recommended against prosecution of a county sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man at a Douglasville trailer park
4:24PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Senate blocks stopgap bill to prevent shutdown this weekend
The Senate on Tuesday stumbled over a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
7:24PM ( 12 hours ago )
Phelps to Lochte before scrape: 'Keep your head on straight'
Two days before Ryan Lochte's drunken antics in Rio, Michael Phelps, his teammate and the most-decorated Olympian of all time, warned him about "not doing anything bad."
3:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
Senate blocks stopgap bill to fund government
Senate Democrats have blocked a must-do bill to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend and to fund the fight against the Zika virus
2:47PM ( 17 hours ago )
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(VIDEO) Chestatee cross country takes it all in the name of their coach
Stacey Merck was not able to watch her teams participate in Tuesday's Hall County Cross Country Championships -- but the Chestatee coach would certainly have been proud of the effort.
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Matthews runs Lumpkin to key region win
Two years ago, Zach Matthews punished opposing defenses with regularity, helping Lumpkin County to a state playoff berth.
10:09AM ( 2 hours from now )
Volleyball: North Hall sweeps, East Hall splits in tri-match
The North Hall volleyball team swept East Hall and Lumpkin County, while the Lady Vikings also defeated Lumpkin on Tuesday in a tri-match in Rabbittown.
11:48PM ( 8 hours ago )
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10 Things to Know for Today
Among 10 Things to Know: Shimon Peres, former Israeli politician and Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies at 93; Donald Trump has turned over tax returns _ for lawsuits and loans; AP investigation finds police officers across US abuse confidential databases
6:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
Senate Democrats are threatening to block must-do legislation to prevent the government from shutting down this weekend, to fight the Zika virus and to help flood-ravaged Louisiana rebuild
1:32PM ( 18 hours ago )
The Latest: White House applauds Clinton debate performance
The White House is applauding Hillary Clinton for her debate performance, saying the candidate the president strongly supports is the candidate who performed "quite strongly."
1:31PM ( 18 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he'll be at next presidential debates
Donald Trump says he will participate in the next two presidential debates
3:07PM ( 16 hours ago )
The Latest: Obama contrasts candidates after debate
President Barack Obama is contrasting the two main presidential candidates in the aftermath of their first debate
2:37PM ( 17 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump says debate was 'interesting evening'
Donald Trump is describing Monday night's debate as "an interesting evening."
2:18PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you agree with Defense Secretary Ash Carter's contention that legislation to allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue the Saudi Arabian government could be devastating to the U.S. military?
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Tate Fogleman takes first PASS South win at Hickory
Defending PASS South Super Late Model Champion Tate Fogleman prevailed in a race-long battle with Chris Dilbeck to capture his first career series win in the Catawba Valley 150 on Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway.
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4:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Ga. chief of Trump campaign out after criminal past revealed
The Georgia state director for the Donald J. Trump campaign has resigned after his criminal past was revealed.
By The Associated Press
7:46PM ( 12 hours ago )