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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 3:20PM
Settlement reached for one firefighter injured in 2014 training accident
One of the firefighters injured in a training accident in July 2014 has reached a settlement with Sutphen Corporation, the company who manufactured the ladder truck that malfunctioned in the accident.
2:52PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Ga. students perform better on SAT, national average drops
The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) reported Thursday that Georgia students’ SAT scores for 2015 increased five points, even as the national average dropped seven points.
2:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Robbery suspects arrested following intensive search
Hall County authorities said an intensive search Tuesday led to two suspects in an August 23 armed robbery in Clermont.
1:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Winder motorist killed in wreck involving deer
Authorities have released the name of the man who died Thursday morning in a traffic accident involving a deer on Old Flowery Branch Road in Hall County.
11:42AM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville gang member arrested with $95K worth of meth
A Gainesville man is behind bars after authorities confiscated $95,200 worth of methamphetamine and a loaded semi-automatic pistol during a traffic stop.
11:02AM ( 4 hours ago )
Primex manager says safety is top priority, responds to OSHA citations
In response to a proposed fine and safety citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the manager of a plastics manufacturing facility in Oakwood issued a statement Wednesday, saying, "safety is a number one priority."
10:17AM ( 5 hours ago )
Banks County Holiday Festival set Saturday
Downtown Homer is expected to bustle with activity Saturday, Sept. 5, as part of the 42nd Banks County Holiday Festival.
12:08PM ( 3 hours ago )
Qualifying ends with 6 candidates for 2 Gainesville City Council seats ; Clermont left with no candidate for one post
A total of six candidates have qualified for two of the three Gainesville City Council seats to be voted on this year, while in Clermont, one city council post attracted no candidates.
10:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
Sens. Booker, Warner support Iran deal as backers work to block disapproval measure in Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — Now a done deal, the Iran nuclear agreement gained the backing of two more senators Thursday, boosting supporters' hopes they can block a disapproval resolution in the Senate and spa...
3:07PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Father of Syrian boys who drowned off Turkey: 'All I want is to be with my children'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-depriva...
3:07PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Photo of dead child on the beach evokes past tragedies, haunts and frustrates the world
The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.It captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a vicious civil war, a surge of re...
3:06PM ( 13 minutes ago )
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National
Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
8:01PM ( 4 hours from now )
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 19 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Tom Brady beats NFL in 'Deflategate' as judge nullifies 4-game suspension; league will appeal
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge let the air out of "Deflategate" Thursday, erasing New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension for a controversy the NFL claimed threatened football's integrity. N...
1:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
11:45AM ( 3 hours ago )
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Sports
Obama administration proposes to ban health discrimination against transgender individuals
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mirroring a shift in society, the Obama administration proposed Thursday to ban discrimination against transgender people throughout the health care system.Once the proposed regulati...
3:06PM ( 13 minutes ago )
Stocks edge higher as European Central Bank says it's ready to provide more support if needed
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks were slightly higher Thursday, helped by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said they were willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if n...
2:39PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Labor Day pump prices lowest in more than 10 years on low oil prices, no hurricanes
NEW YORK (AP) — It has been more than a decade since U.S. drivers paid so little to fuel up for that last road trip of summer.The national average price of gasoline this Labor Day weekend will be its...
1:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
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6 times drugs were mentioned during the MTV Video Music Awards, from Miley Cyrus to Kanye West
NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs — but during the show itself, drug references were almost as predominant...
2:30PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Justin Bieber bests One Direction's recent Spotify record with new single, 'What Do You Mean'
NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Bieber is marking a comeback: The singer set a new record on Spotify, besting One Direction.Spotify said Thursday that Bieber's "What Do You Mean" was streamed more than 21 mill...
2:26PM ( 54 minutes ago )
MTV draws some heat for marijuana references at Video Music Awards
NEW YORK (AP) — An organization that ran anti-cigarette smoking ads during the Video Music Awards has complained to MTV's parent company about the program's multiple references to marijuana and said i...
2:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Shawn Chastain tops Super Late Model field at Dixie
With only one weekend of points racing left on the schedule at Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., Shawn Chastain took the win in the Super Late Model feature Saturday night, gaining another eight points on second place in points.
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12:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Asian stock markets rise amid China holiday after getting perk from Wall Street rebound
Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a sharp sell-off and as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was up 1.4 perce...
1:03AM ( 14 hours ago )