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Wednesday July 29th, 2015 12:55AM
Demorest voters could be asked to decide liquor by the drink
The Demorest City Council has been asked to consider allowing sale of distilled spirits by the drink.
10:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
Suwanee Dpt. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 5 hours ago )
Court orders EPA to redo air-pollution limits in 13 states
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits it set on smokestack emissions that cross state lines and taint downwind areas wit...
6:16PM ( 6 hours ago )
Ex-Habersham County deputy sheriff pleads 'not guilty' in botched raid
A former Habersham County deputy sheriff has entered a "not guilty" plea to charges of providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid in which a toddler was critically injured.
4:54PM ( 8 hours ago )
Woman attempts to enter Gwinnett Co courthouse with loaded gun
A woman was arrested Tuesday when she attempted to enter an employee entrance of the Gwinnett Justice & Administration Center with a loaded gun.
4:48PM ( 8 hours ago )
White County inmate captured in Hall County
A White County inmate who walked away from a work detail about noon Monday is back in jail.
4:27PM ( 8 hours ago )
Ga. getting 2nd inland port
Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a Memorandum of Agreement Tuesday to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth.
6:25PM ( 6 hours ago )
Ex-prison guard accused of forcing inmates to have sex
ATLANTA (AP) — A former high-ranking corrections officer at a southeast Georgia women's prison used his position of power to prey on inmates, targeting their vulnerabilities and forcing them to have s...
12:44PM ( 12 hours ago )
Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 4.9 percent in May f...
12:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."Then the players' union said it would take it...
12:33AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Pollard to be freed; US analyst spied for Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, the former Navy intelligence analyst whose conviction of spying for Israel stoked fierce international passions, has been granted parole and will be released from p...
12:08AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Baby giraffe dies at Dallas Zoo in accident
DALLAS (AP) — A baby giraffe whose birth at the Dallas Zoo was viewed live on the Internet worldwide has died in an accident.A Dallas Zoo statement says Kipenzi (kih-PEHN'-zee), the 3-month-old giraff...
11:49PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
2:52PM ( 13 hours from now )
Orioles' Davis homers twice, rough up Braves, Teheren
Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
7:41AM ( 6 hours from now )
Mardy Fish handed first-round loss to Dudi Sela in Atlanta
The first stop of Mardy Fish's farewell tour ended quickly with a 6-4, 6-4 first-round loss to Dudi Sela in the Atlanta Open on Tuesday night.
10:56PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows — just not likely yet.On Wednesday, when it ends its latest policy meeting, Fed officials will issue a st...
12:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor
NEW YORK (AP) — It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after nearly three years.With...
12:26AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Oculus debuts virtual reality film 'Henry'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medi...
11:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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TV depiction of Colombia's only saint angers her devotees
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.But the planned debut Wednesday of a TV so...
12:01AM ( 52 minutes ago )
'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks fr...
11:23PM ( 1 hour ago )
Review: "Tour" a worthy look at artist as reluctant subject
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Many journalists who have written feature profiles of public figures will have experienced that light-bulb moment, once the cautious mutual-assessment phase is concluded and you sta...
7:54PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Pollard dominates Five Flags for So. Super Series win
In the first seven months of the 2015 racing season, Senoia, GA Super Late Model driver Bubba Pollard had won races throughout the country.
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10:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Habersham EMC annual meeting draws 2,200 people
Habersham Electric Membership Corp. held its annual meeting Thursday at the Habersham Ninth Grade Academy in Mt. Airy.
11:13AM ( 4 days ago )