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Wednesday July 1st, 2015 3:14PM
Hall Co. Fire Marshal offers fireworks safety tips
Wednesday marked the first day that citizens could purchase consumer, "ariel" fireworks in Georgia, and Hall County Fire officials are wanring residents of the potential hazards.
2:25PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Hall Co. resource officers practice active shooter drills
Officials with the Hall County Sheriff's Office and school resource officers from around the county participated in an active shooter drill Wednesday.
11:48AM ( 3 hours ago )
GSP releases more details in Clarks Bridge Rd. hit-and-run
The Georgia State Patrol has collected more evidence in a hit-and-run incident that critically injured a man on Clarks Bridge Road almost a week ago.
8:15AM ( 6 hours ago )
By B.J. Williams, Brian Stewart
UPDATE: Embattled rebel flag reassessed at Georgia's Stone Mountain
ATLANTA (AP) — At Georgia's iconic Stone Mountain — where the Confederacy is enshrined in a giant bas-relief sculpture, the Ku Klux Klan once held notorious cross-burnings and large Confederate flags...
7:00AM ( 8 hours ago )
Ga. troopers ramping up enforcement during holiday weekend
Georgia state troopers say they're planning to beef up enforcement during the upcoming July 4 holiday travel period.
6:36AM ( 8 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Sponsors step in to preserve Glorious Fourth of July in Demorest
Demorest officials are gearing up for the city's annual Glorious Fourth of July Celebration, set for Saturday.
10:44PM ( 16 hours ago )
Thieves make off with semi loaded with liquor and wine
Law officers in Athens are investigating the theft of an estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine after a semi-trailer loaded with the alcohol went missing.
1:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
DeKalb County CEO found guilty of perjury, extortion charge
A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion.
12:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
New GMS principal named
A new principal has been named for Gainesville Middle School
8:26AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Greece proceeds with vote plan as creditors rebuff overture
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Eurozone finance ministers decided Wednesday to break off talks on more aid for Greece until after it holds a weekend referendum, even as the Greek government pressed ahead with...
2:50PM ( 23 minutes ago )
California law decried after black woman's 'lynching' arrest
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, trespa...
2:49PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Thousands gather in Portland as Oregon eases into legal weed
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is easing into an era of legal marijuana after an early-morning party on a bridge at the center of Portland.A few thousand people jammed a sidewalk and bike path at midnig...
2:44PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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U.S. women head to WWC final with 2-0 shutout of Germany
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
9:23AM ( 5 hours ago )
Nats continue dominance over Braves
Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
11:53PM ( 15 hours ago )
Daytona offers American flags in exchange program
Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.
10:12PM ( 17 hours ago )
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US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved higher Wednesday on hopes that a deal between Greece and its creditors could be put together to prevent the country from exiting the euro. In deal news, Chubb Corp. s...
2:58PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Want a national day? Check a website in North Dakota
NEW YORK (AP) — To most Americans, July 4 is Independence Day. But on Marlo Anderson's calendar, it's also Caesar Salad Day and Barbecued Spareribs Day.Anderson is the mastermind of the National Day C...
2:57PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Macy's dumps Trump, Flo Rida pulls out of Miss USA pageant
NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Flo Rida has pulled out of his guest appearance at the "Miss USA" pageant later this month and Macy's has dumped Donald Trump, part of the continued fallout over the GOP hopeful...
12:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Laurence Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remake
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.A&E Networks said Wednesday that Fishburne will play writer Alex Haley, whose novel about his African-American ancestry w...
2:23PM ( 50 minutes ago )
30th anniversary of 'Future' celebrated at Hollywood Bowl
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands went back in time as one of the largest movie audiences ever in one place gathered to watch "Back to the Future" at the Hollywood Bowl in a celebration of the film's 30th...
2:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
Documentary film about Market Basket dispute nears release
BOSTON (AP) — One of the most remarkable work stoppages in U.S. labor history will soon be the subject of a documentary film."Food Fight: Inside the Battle for Market Basket" is being edited and is sc...
1:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Sonoma is a homecoming for Jeff Gordon in many ways
When Jeff Gordon talks about a homecoming at Sonoma Raceway, there’s a lot more to it than just the proximity to his native Vallejo.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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O say can you breathe? Fireworks pollute air, study says
NEW YORK (AP) — July Fourth fireworks fill the skies across the nation with more than sparkling bursts of color. They spew pollution, too.A study of 315 locations around the country found that the hol...
2:18PM ( 1 day ago )