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Sunday May 24th, 2015 3:05PM
Boat Sinks near Van Pugh Park
A boat sank near Van Pugh Park Sunday. 7 persons were on board. There were no injuries.
2:14PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Body pulled from Chattahoochee River in Forsyth Co.
Forsyth County authorities have confirmed that the body of an unidentified person was pulled from the Chattahoochee River late Saturday afternoon.
7:58AM ( 7 hours ago )
Winder police bust marijuana grow operation
A illegal marijuana grow operation was uncovered in Winder last Wednesday, leading to the arrests of five people.
6:58AM ( 8 hours ago )
STATE CHAMPS: Buford sweeps Whitewater for AAAA title (VIDEO)
Buford won its first state baseball title since 2011 with a sweep of Whitewater Saturday in the Class AAAA championship series...
6:25AM ( 8 hours ago )
History and Heritage at Ft. Hollingsworth
North Georgia's sunny sky and comfortable temperatures brought out the visitors Saturday to the 20th Annual 'Day at the Fort' at Fort Hollingsworth, nestled in the rolling Banks County countryside near Alto.
7:34PM ( 19 hours ago )
Hall Co. fire officials warn residents to take caution around the grill during holiday weekend
It's Memorial Day Weekend, and safety is always a huge concern for families hitting the roads to travel.
2:00PM ( 1 day ago )
By Alyson Shields
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 2 hours ago )
Wrigley, GDOL holds job fair for first wave of new employees
Earlier this month, the Wrigley Company announced plans to hire 150 new employees for its facility in Flowery Branch. Starting on Wednesday, May 27, the company will begin taking applications for some of those positions.
12:32PM ( 1 day ago )
Fire officials probing blaze at Gwinnett shopping center
Authorities are investigating a fire that heavily damaged a strip shopping center in Gwinnett County.
11:51AM ( 1 day ago )
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Local/State
Defense chief: Iraqis showed no will to fight at Ramadi
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State group's takeover of the provincial capital Ramadi is stark evidence that Iraqi forces lack the "will to fight," Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in a TV interview...
2:51PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Gay couples awake to new Ireland, hope to wed by Christmas
DUBLIN (AP) — Gay couples of Ireland woke up Sunday in what felt like a nation reborn, with dreams of wedding plans dancing in their heads.This new reality was sinking in after the Irish people voted...
2:50PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Audiard's 'Dheepan' wins Palme d'Or in upset Cannes finale
CANNES, France (AP) — Jacques Audiard's Sri Lankan refugee drama "Dheepan" on Sunday won the Palme d'Or, the top honor of the Cannes Film Festival.The choice, as selected by a jury led by Joel and Eth...
2:43PM ( 21 minutes ago )
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National
Birth of son brings change to Kyle Busch’s life
The birth of a first child is often described as a life-changing experience. For NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Busch, it has also been diaper-changing.
12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Questions about safety hover over 99th Indianapolis 500
They call the Indianapolis 500 "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing" for its high speeds, rich history, enormous crowd and the take-your-breath-away competition.
8:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
Austin Dillon dominates for Charlotte Xfinity victory
Austin Dillon raced to his second NASCAR Xfinity Series win of the season on Saturday with a victory in the Hisense 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
12:15AM ( 14 hours ago )
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Sports
Nigerian cellphone provider needs fuel to prevent shut-down
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisis in...
2:16PM ( 48 minutes ago )
YouTube's 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube's legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet's video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broa...
1:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line...
1:05PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78
DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, has died. He was 78.Hazelette C...
2:13PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Q&A: Boston Pops maestro Keith Lockhart on music, tech
BOSTON (AP) — Keith Lockhart was just 35 and a musical wunderkind when he took over as conductor of the Boston Pops in 1995.Now in his 20th season, Lockhart has raised his baton 1,700 times to lead th...
1:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Heroes' welcome for Sweden's Eurovision winner
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Hundreds of elated fans welcomed Eurovision Song Contest winner Mans Zelmerlow upon his return Sunday to Sweden, a mini-superpower in the world of pop music and six-time champion of t...
12:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 3 days ago )
Briscoe to substitute for Hinchcliffe in Indianapolis 500
Ryan Briscoe didn’t think twice about accepting the short-notice request from Verizon IndyCar Series team co-owner Sam Schmidt to drive in the 99th Running of the Indianapolis 500 Mile Race.
By IndyCar Media
10:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Gwinnett Police on lookout for suspected shooter
Gwinnett County Police were searching for the man they believe shot a woman at a Lawrenceville apartment complex Friday evening.
7:15AM ( 1 day ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
By Submitted
6:16PM ( 2 days ago )