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GBI seeks public assistance in tracking Rabun County bank robbery suspect
Investigators with the GBI have now released surveillance photos of a man suspected or robbing a bank in Rabun County Monday afternoon.
8:07AM ( 30 minutes ago )
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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 ( 9 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 ( 9 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 ( 14 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 ( 16 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 ( 18 hours ago )
Trump and Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire with first wins of presidential campaign
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibil...
8:07AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Reynolds, Mack honored by Gainesville Rotary Club as Man, Woman of Year
The Rotary Club of Gainesville capped off its 77th Annual Banquet by honoring two community leaders with its Man of the Year and Woman of the Year awards.
6:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
The gun industry's trade association has launched efforts in a handful of U.S. statehouses seeking to restrict discrimination by financial institutions
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A terse letter from Andrew Clyde's credit card-processing company explained it was discontinuing his corporate account because his Georgia firearms business "no longer met our unde...
9:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
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A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod on Monday fell short of predicted snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted
BOSTON (AP) — A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predict...
8:02AM ( 34 minutes ago )
A man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is scheduled for arraignment Tuesday
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A man accused of plotting to attack a Milwaukee Masonic temple in the name of Islam is due to appear in federal court.U.S. Attorney's Office spokesman Dean Puschnig says Samy Mohamed...
7:22AM ( 1 hour ago )
A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month
DALLAS (AP) — A lock of hair snipped from the head of John Lennon as the Beatle prepared for a film role is expected to sell for $10,000 at a Dallas auction later this month.Heritage Auctions said in...
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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...
8:15AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Watson honored with another national award
Deshaun Watson picked up yet another plaudit recently...
11:55PM ( 8 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 ( 8 hours ago )
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Goodyear reports 4th-quarter loss of $380 million
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $380 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.On a per-share basis, t...
8:06AM ( 30 minutes ago )
CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped it meet Wall Street's earnings expectations
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) — CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, as gains from an acquisition helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager meet Wall Street's earnings expecta...
8:00AM ( 36 minutes ago )
The Latest: The selling pressure across Europe's stock markets has got more acute with worries over the health of the region's banks at the forefront of investor concerns
LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil afflicting global financial markets (all times local):12:50 p.m.The selling pressure across Europe's stock markets has intensified, with worries over the health...
7:52AM ( 44 minutes ago )
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The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys to religious books, earrings and clothes.The last package...
3:16AM ( 5 hours ago )
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 was being honored with a career achievement honor by the AARP Movies for Grownups Awards.The star of such f...
3:03AM ( 5 hours 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,...
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Smith holds off Conley for Sunday NeSmith GIS win
David Smith of Inman, S.C. held off a spirited challenge from Cale Conley of Vienna, W.V. to win the 50-lap Round 5 of the RockAuto.com Winter Shootout for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series on Sunday at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga.
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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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