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Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 2:58AM
Exploring the benefits, and potential drawbacks, of a 4-day work-week
Several cities across the country have begun experimenting with the idea of the 4-day work-week, where daily shifts are extended by an hour or two in exchange for employees getting a 3-day weekend.
11:38PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Clarkesville approves amendment to alcohol ordinance
The Clarkesville City Council has approved an amendment to the city's alcoholic beverage ordinance concerning where alcohol can be sold.
9:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Habersham County house destroyed by Sunday fire
A home on Mud Creek Road near Cornelia was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon.
6:21PM ( 8 hours ago )
PHOTOS: Gwinnett children's shelter re-opens as transition program for homeless children, mothers
The Gwinnett's Children Center has broken ties with the state of Georgia, and representatives officially unveiled the new "Home of Hope at Gwinnett Children's Shelter" Monday afternoon.
4:22PM ( 10 hours ago )
Judge agrees to move hot SUV death trial
The judge overseeing the trial of a Cobb County man accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son in a hot SUV to die agreed Monday that the trial should be moved because pretrial publicity has made it impossible to find an impartial jury.
3:26PM ( 11 hours ago )
Governor Deal signs budget bill at new college campus but defers about student gun law
Governor Nathan Deal signed the FY 2017 state budget (House Bill 751) into law Monday morning on the future site of Lanier Technical College.
11:22AM ( 15 hours ago )
PHOTOS: Habitat for Humanity celebrates Women Build week
Habitat for Humanity Hall County celebrated Women Build week Monday by working on home number 54 in their new Copper Glenn subdivision.
6:15PM ( 8 hours ago )
Food, cars, music and art combine for weekend entertainment in Northeast Georgia
People around Northeast Georgia found several activities to keep them busy over the weekend.
10:00AM ( 16 hours ago )
Lula holding 'Spring Clean' pick-up day
The City of Lula is hosting is annual "Spring Clean" program today, May 2, for specified items.
9:30AM ( 17 hours ago )
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Bassist: Prince found 'real happiness' as Jehovah's Witness
In the days following Prince's death last month, many have talked about his musical prowess and his cultural impact, but he was also a devout Christian
2:29AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Thunder hold on beat Spurs 98-97, even series at 1-1
Russell Westbrook had 29 points and 10 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat San Antonio 98-97 on Monday night, evening the series at one game apiece when the Spurs failed to score after a wild sequence in the final seconds
2:05AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Jury: School failed to protect girl who says she was raped
A jury has found that Hawaii's public school system failed to protect a special education student who says she was raped by a classmate
1:01AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Baseball playoffs: Area teams set for tough second round matchups
Now the real fun begins in the state baseball playoffs...
4:27PM ( 13 hours from now )
Baseball: Q&A with North Hall's Mongero as Trojans prepare to take on No. 1 Locus Grove
North Hall is no stranger to the baseball playoffs. The Trojans played for the Class AAA state title in 2013 only to lose a tough series to Cartersville. They advanced to the Elite 8 in 2015.
1:43PM ( 10 hours from now )
Class AAAA boys golf: North Hall, Buford qualify for state finals
Both the North Hall and Buford boys golf teams picked the perfect time to have their best days of the season...
11:19AM ( 8 hours from now )
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Asian stocks mostly higher following US lead
Asian stocks were mostly up Tuesday after U.S. stock indexes moved solidly higher, recovering some of last week's steep declines
11:50PM ( 3 hours ago )
Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder expects Medicaid to be expanded next week to an additional 15,000 children and pregnant women in the Flint area
9:11PM ( 5 hours ago )
The Latest: Trump says Indiana win means 'it's over'
Donald Trump is telling supporters at his final rally ahead of Indiana's primary that if he wins the contest Tuesday, the Republican nomination in his
8:51PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Metallics reign on tech-heavy Met Gala red carpet
Metallics took the night at the star-studded Met Gala as stars interpreted the man-vs-machine theme in futuristic fabrics and shiny embellishments
11:51PM ( 3 hours ago )
White House: Obama not offended by comedian's language
The White House says President Obama didn't take offense at comedian's use of a racial slur du
11:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
Los Angeles chef, Chicago's Alinea win big at Beard Awards
Los Angeles chef Suzanne Goin took home the outstanding chef award, and Chicago's Alinea won outstanding restaurant at this year's James Beard Awards
10:29PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Keselowski takes victory in action filled Talladega race
Taking control in the final three laps of Sunday’s wreck-filled GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski claimed his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at the 2.66-mile race track and solidified his spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
6:41PM ( 1 day ago )