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Monday February 8th, 2016 4:18PM
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 ( 1 hour ago )
Student charged in Franklin County High School threats
Officials are continuing their investigation into a threatened shooting at Franklin County High School in Carnesville.
2:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
Lane closures expected on I-985 for sign replacement
​Workers replacing changeable message signs on Interstate 985 are expected to temporarily close some lanes during the middle of the week, transportation officials said Monday.
1:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
Cornelia 'selling' North Fire Station site to collateralize loan
It's a confusing financial technicality, but the Cornelia City Commission has voted to proceed with advertising for sale the city's North Fire Station.
1:21PM ( 2 hours ago )
Grand jury indicts duo accused of jewelry robberies
Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the south have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.
9:46AM ( 6 hours ago )
State tax collections up 6.4% in January
Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.05 billion, for an increase of $119.3 million, or 6.4 percent, over January 2015
9:24AM ( 6 hours ago )
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During a live broadcast, Chipotle executives stressed to workers that they need to stay home if they're feeling sick
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle repeatedly told employees they need to stay home if they feel sick and the restaurant chain kept all its U.S. locations shuttered early Monday as executives went over new food...
3:56PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Authorities in Toccoa investigating gunshot death
Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell on Monday afternoon released details of a shooting death in the city early Sunday.
3:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Up to 2 inches of snow possible in north Georgia mountains
Forecasters say up to 2 inches of snow could fall across a large part of the north Georgia mountains.
7:24AM ( 8 hours ago )
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One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn't even take a snap
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the biggest winners from the Super Bowl didn't even take a snap.Brock Osweiler is a free agent the Broncos probably can't afford to lose if Peyton Manning retires. And judg...
4:08PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Baltimore prosecutors are asking a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer can be compelled to testify against them
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore prosecutors have asked a judge to delay the trials of three police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case until appellate courts decide if another officer awaiting retria...
4:00PM ( 17 minutes ago )
A New York police officer testified emotionally in his own defense about the deadly shooting of an unarmed man in a dark public housing stairwell in 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — When rookie police Officer Peter Liang fired his gun in a pitch-dark public housing stairwell, he at first thought he had hurt nothing but his career. Then he went looking for the bull...
3:59PM ( 19 minutes ago )
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Basketball: February frenzy starts in earnest as region tournaments get underway
If you're a high school basketball fan, then this week represents the zenith of the season...
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Falcons hire former Chiefs assistant GM Joel Collier
The Atlanta Falcons continue to shake up their front office, hiring Joel Collier as director of pro personnel.
4:25PM ( 6 minutes from now )
Denver defense leads way for Manning, as QB gets chance to ride into sunset with Super Bowl 50 win
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quart...
12:02AM ( 16 hours ago )
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Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row
Steep losses in financial, technology and other companies sent U.S. stocks sharply lower Monday. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged as much as 400 points in the afternoon, then clawed back some...
3:41PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Chesapeake Energy says it has 'no plans' to file for bankruptcy protection, after a news report saying it hired a law firm spooked investors and sent its stock plummeting
NEW YORK (AP) — Chesapeake Energy sought to assure investors Monday that it is not planning to file for bankruptcy protection. The announcement came after a news report that said it hired a law firm s...
2:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries
DETROIT (AP) — Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, caus...
1:16PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Sylvester Stallone put his Oscars attendance in Ryan Coogler's hands, he told reporters on Monday amid all the discussions of Oscar boycotts
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Sylvester Stallone put his Oscars attendance in "Creed" director Ryan Coogler's hands, he told reporters on Monday at the annual luncheon gathering of Academy Award nomine...
3:59PM ( 19 minutes ago )
The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest to misdemeanor driving under the influence in a Las Vegas case stemming from a vehicle stop last May
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The entertainer Flavor Flav pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Las Vegas, marking the second plea in two weeks involving similar charges in Nevada...
2:58PM ( 1 hour ago )
Grammy-nominated producer Dave Cobb has turned into one of Nashville's hottest producers after years of working with artists outside of country music's mainstream
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Producer Dave Cobb sits on a couch in the cavernous RCA Studio A, a 50-year-old studio on Music Row that was due to be razed to the ground less than two years ago to make room...
2:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Rookie Truck Series drivers try out AMS in two day test
As the Georgia 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck series race – the tail end of a NASCAR twinbill at Atlanta Motor Speedway set for Feb. 27 – looms just three weeks away, a handful of rookies got the chance to get their feet wet on the aged, historic 1.54-mile track at AMS in a two-day rookie test that wrapped up Friday afternoon.
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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.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 3 days ago )