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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 8:56AM
Vehicle accident involving deer kills motorist
One person died Thursday morning in a traffic accident involving a deer on Old Flowery Branch Road near Oakwood.
8:34AM ( 22 minutes ago )
1 Marine killed, 9 others hurt in helicopter hard landing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — One Marine has been killed and 9 others were hurt when a helicopter made a hard landing at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina.The CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter came down hard...
7:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Exploring potential 2016 campaign, Biden delivers defense of Obama's agenda in Florida swing
MIAMI (AP) — Exploring a presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden is presenting himself as a natural heir to President Barack Obama's policies, previewing his potential pitch to voters during a...
3:39AM ( 5 hours ago )
Higgins to run for Hall County Commission Chair
Former Hall County School Board Chairman Richard Higgins has confirmed he is running for the Hall County Commission.
7:45PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Two Hall Co. Christian schools to merge in 2016
Two private Christian schools in Hall County have announced a merger.
5:03PM ( 15 hours ago )
By B.J. Williams
VIDEO: Annual agriculture tour makes three Hall County stops
For the third year in a row, a group of state officials, including the President of the University of Georgia, toured several agricultural interests in the state. Wednesday's Georgia Department of Agriculture and UGA Farm Tour focused on Northeast Georgia.
4:48PM ( 16 hours ago )
College Board reports lower SAT scores, most test-takers missing college-ready benchmark
WASHINGTON (AP) — Student performance on the SAT college entrance exam is lagging, continuing a mostly downward trend over the last five years.The College Board says in a report that a record number o...
8:14AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Authorities say man's body found after fire at Canton home
Authorities are investigating after they say a body was discovered following a fire at a Canton home.
6:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Republican opposition not enough to stop Iran nuke deal in Congress as Senate Dems line up
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.In the Senate, Democratic supporters n...
8:45AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Clerk who won't give marriage licenses to appear in federal court, could get fine or jail time
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk in Kentucky who has repeatedly defied court orders by refusing to issue marriage licenses will appear before a federal judge who could hold her in contempt of court....
8:34AM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: Scuffles with police at Hungarian train station as migrants refuse to go to camp
The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):___1200 GMTScuffles have broken out at the train station in the Hungarian town of Bicske between migrants and police in riot gear.Se...
8:24AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
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Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03PM ( 14 hours from now )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
11:45AM ( 2 hours from now )
Spikes scores first Super Pro victory at Atlanta Dragway
On a day filled with close racing, Susan Spikes scored her first ever Summit ET Series victory in the Super Pro finals at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, GA on Saturday.
8:00AM ( 56 minutes ago )
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The Latest: Draghi expected to underline Europe's central bank is ready to add more stimulus
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local):___1:45 p.m.The European Central Bank has left its benc...
7:45AM ( 1 hour ago )
World stocks rise with China closed for holiday, investors eye ECB comments on more stimulus
LONDON (AP) — World stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets and the European Central Bank was expected to confirm its willingness to provide more stim...
7:35AM ( 1 hour ago )
Bangladesh court indicts owners, 11 others for deadly 2012 fire at garment factory
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A court in Bangladesh's capital indicted the two owners of a garment factory and 11 others on homicide charges Thursday for a 2012 fire that killed 112 workers.It is the first...
5:49AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Riccardo Chailly to step down next year as conductor of Leipzig's Gewandhaus, 4 years early
BERLIN (AP) — Leipzig's Gewandhaus Orchestra says that Riccardo Chailly will step down next year as its chief conductor, four years before his contract was due to expire.The orchestra said Thursday th...
8:34AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over allegation he shoved and abused photographer
SYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intend to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend...
7:02AM ( 1 hour ago )
'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with a charity raffle of his own
NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert.Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert's first night hosting CBS' "The Late Show" on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off...
8:57PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Billy Moyer, Jr. sweeps SAS Kentucky Lake doubleheader
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series made its first trip to Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, Ky., for the Kentucky Doubleheader weekend of racing in the Bluegrass state.
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4:00PM ( 16 hours ago )
Gainesville City Council has short fuse on new fireworks law
The Gainesville City Council voted unanimously Tuesday evening to exercise the limited influence left under their jurisdiction by the General Assembly in the spectrum of consumer fireworks.
10:26PM ( 1 day ago )