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Monday April 20th, 2015 9:29PM
Crews rescue hiker from Tray Mountain
An injured male hiker had to rescued from the top of Tray Mountain Monday.
6:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
President Obama ok's fed aid for 15 Ga. counties
Governor Nathan Deal announced today that President Barack Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 15 counties that bore the brunt of ice and snow on Feb. 15-17, 2015. The winter weather caused 225,000 customers to lose power and also rendered many roads impassable.
6:20PM ( 3 hours ago )
By Staff
Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville schools delay student release following tornado warning
Officials with the Gainesville City School system decided to implement a delayed release for students Monday afternoon following the issuance of a tornado warning.
3:43PM ( 5 hours ago )
By Staff
Two die in mowing accidents in White County
White County authorities report two people died Saturday as a result of separate accidents involving lawnmowers
2:42PM ( 6 hours ago )
TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday.
1:48PM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Memorial garden dedicated to honor child abuse victims
The sun shone down on the Edmondson-Telford center Monday afternoon as county officials and others dedicated a new memorial garden.
4:41PM ( 4 hours ago )
Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy
Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG
2:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Muddy mess: Atlanta park closed, for now, after rainy fest
A rainy weekend festival turned grassy portions of downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park into a muddy mess, prompting officials to temporarily close it.
1:45PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
Minnesota men charged with trying to join Islamic militants
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.The Minnesota man emptied his bank accounts last May and planne...
9:12PM ( 15 minutes ago )
University of Colorado opens campus for 4/20 pot celebration
DENVER (AP) — The University of Colorado in Boulder was open to the public on 4/20, the unofficial pot holiday, for the first time in four years on Monday.The school had blocked public access to snuff...
9:08PM ( 19 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:1. CAPTAIN, CREW MEMBER OF CAPSIZED MIGRANT SHIP ARRESTEDThe captain faces a charge of reckless...
9:01PM ( 26 minutes ago )
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National
Region 8-A boys golf: Lakeview qualifies for first-ever Sectionals
The Lakeview Academy boys golf team advanced to its first-ever Sectionals Monday at Jennings Mill Country Club.
7:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
Region 8-AAAA girls golf: Lady Knights advance to Sectionals
The Johnson girls golf team finished third at the Region 8-AAAA Tournament Monday to advance to the Class AAAA North Sectionals.
7:26PM ( 2 hours ago )
Braves' McKirahan suspended 80 games for positive drug test
ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves reliever Andrew McKirahan was suspended for 80 games Monday following a positive test for a banned substance under Major League Baseball's drug program.McKirahan was the...
5:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sports
Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel says it will sell less turkey this year because of a spreading bird flu outbreak.So far the virus has been found at farms housing 2.3 million turkeys, all of which have died of...
8:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
US, Japan talks fail to close gap on farm, auto trade
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. and Japan need further work to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman...
8:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks gain, rebounding from Friday's slump; Hasbro jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market bounced back on Monday after getting a boost from some good first-quarter earnings reports.Toy maker Hasbro reported an unexpected gain in sales on the back of strong...
5:49PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer P...
8:55PM ( 32 minutes ago )
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill
TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded guilty to possessi...
8:45PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap 'Living on Love'
NEW YORK (AP) — What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a courthouse?That's what the folks at "L...
8:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
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The Gulf’s heath: 5 years after BP spill
An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
By The Associated Press
4:18PM ( 3 days ago )
Kenseth wins second Bristol pole in Friday’s time trials
If history repeats itself on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth won’t have a problem with it.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
7:04PM ( 3 days ago )
Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
Higher US gas prices sparked modest inflation in March
WASHINGTON (AP) — Higher-priced gasoline slightly boosted consumer prices in March, a sign that some of the effects of cheaper oil are fading and that inflation may be edging up to healthier levels.Th...
10:30AM ( 3 days ago )