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Lula officials growing tired of bridge game
Lula officials are growing tired of a more than 35-year battle over the wooden railroad bridge on Cobb Street.
10:54PM ( 3 hours ago )
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there s...
10:40PM ( 4 hours ago )
North Carolina man faces drug charges in Towns County
A traffic stop on Ga. 17 in Towns County over the weekend led to drug charges against a North Carolina man.
6:06PM ( 8 hours ago )
Former Clarkesville councilwoman announces bid for open seat
Former Clarkesville City Councilwoman Tina Courson Evans has announced she will qualify for the seat vacated when Barrie Aycock resigned to qualify for mayor.
4:25PM ( 10 hours ago )
Assault suspects subject of manhunt, one in custody
​A woman was behind bars Monday afternoon, a man remained on the run after authorities spent about a hour searching for him in connection with an assault on the woman's mother in Hall County earlier Monday.
2:26PM ( 12 hours ago )
Student charged in Franklin County High School threats
Officials are continuing their investigation into a threatened shooting at Franklin County High School in Carnesville.
2:18PM ( 12 hours ago )
During a live broadcast, Chipotle executives stressed to workers that they need to stay home if they're feeling sick
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food...
3:56PM ( 10 hours ago )
Authorities in Toccoa investigating gunshot death
Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell on Monday afternoon released details of a shooting death in the city early Sunday.
3:08PM ( 11 hours ago )
Lane closures expected on I-985 for sign replacement
​Workers replacing changeable message signs on Interstate 985 are expected to temporarily close some lanes during the middle of the week, transportation officials said Monday.
1:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Donald Trump lashes out at his opponents while Bernie Sanders seeks to play it safe on the eve of the nation's first primary
SALEM, N.H. (AP) — Eyeing their first wins in a capricious campaign, Republican Donald Trump lashed out at his opponents Monday while Democrat Bernie Sanders sought to play it safe on the eve of the n...
2:32AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday
DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders and John Kasich picked up the most votes as the first ballots of the first-in-the-nation primary were cast early Tuesday.Sanders won over all four Democratic voter...
2:31AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Jordan Morris' U.S. teammates were grateful to see the new pro get a financial benefit from the last month in camp
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris made his ninth appearance for the United States last Friday, which gave him nine more games for the national team than as a professional.At least the Seattle Sounde...
2:09AM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Region 8-AAAAA: Falcons hold off Bulldoggs in play-in game to advance
For the Flowery Branch boys basketball team to be able to garner its first state tournament appearance since 2009, it will need its best effort to date on Tuesday...
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Watson honored with another national award
Deshaun Watson picked up yet another plaudit recently...
11:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
Vucevic leads Magic comeback for 117-110 OT win over Hawks
Nikola Vucevic scored 25 of his 28 points after halftime, and Orlando rallied from 20 points down to beat Atlanta 117-110 in overtime on Monday night, helping the Magic beat the Hawks for the second time in two nights.
11:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Asian markets tumbled Tuesday as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks
Asian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo, as renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 dived 5.4...
1:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the pr...
12:41AM ( 2 hours ago )
A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and 3 years later for designs already in production
WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.N. panel on Monday proposed long-sought greenhouse gas emissions standards for airliners and cargo planes, drawing praise from the White House and criticism from environmentalist...
8:23PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Michael Douglas honored at the 15th annual ceremony presented by the advocacy group AARP to stars over the age of 50 and the films that speak to that audience
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Michael Douglas was initially confused when he was told that he wasThe star of "Fatal Attraction" and many other films told the crowd being honored with a career achieveme...
1:52AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Feb. 14-20
Feb. 14: TV personality Hugh Downs ("20/20") is 95. Actress Florence Henderson is 82. Country singer Razzy Bailey is 77. Jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker is 73. TV personality Pat O'Brien ("The Insider,...
1:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
In "Deadpool," nothing is sacred. The very R-rated film pokes fun at superhero movie culture, Hollywood itself, star Ryan Reynolds, love and human decency, and more.
"Deadpool" hates its audience, and that's not necessarily a bad thing.Nothing is sacred to either this film or this character (played with "I'm so naughty" abandon by Ryan Reynolds), which pokes fun a...
9:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Doiron comes from behind for PASS opener win at GPS
You can sum up Joey Doiron’s race Saturday at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in three words – never give up.
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UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
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