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Wednesday July 8th, 2015 2:36AM
Bridge naming memorializes Demorest's Mize
Months of work culminated Tuesday night with the unveiling of the Johnny Mize Memorial Bridge in Demorest.
9:52PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville City Attorney Jerry "Bubba" Palmour will not seek reappointment
Jerry Palmour, Gainesville City Attorney, announced at Tuesday night's city council meeting that he will not be seeking reappointment as city attorney.
7:51PM ( 6 hours ago )
VIDEO: "Black-Brown Alliance" turns out to Gainesville council meeting to oppose at-large voting
Minority leaders from the Latino and African-American communities of Gainesville met to form an alliance last week against Gainesville's at-large voting system, and that group staged an official protest at Tuesday night's Gainesville city council meeting.
7:14PM ( 7 hours ago )
Helen removing picnic tables, grills in favor of 'passive park'
The Helen City Commission is united in wanting to clean up Helen Riverside Park, a park intended for residents and visitors to gather and quietly enjoy the area along the Chattahoochee River.
4:08PM ( 10 hours ago )
Habersham Co. sex offender arrested following Amber Alert
SURGOINSVILLE, Tenn (AP) - Police say they have canceled an Amber Alert that was issued for a 14-year-old East Tennessee girl seen with a 41-year-old sex offender after both were found in Virginia.
3:35PM ( 11 hours ago )
Cause of death, identity released in Banks County murder
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has released more details of last week's homicide near Homer.
1:38PM ( 12 hours ago )
Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is making another run at rewriting the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, even as the Obama administration urges changes it says would ensure that schools are held...
5:18PM ( 9 hours ago )
Clarks Bridge Rd. re-opens after gas leak cleared
A gas leak shut down Clarks Bridge Road near its intersection with Edgewater Drive earlier today, according to authorities.
11:40AM ( 14 hours ago )
Boil water advisory continues in part of Banks Co.
A water main break Monday night continues to cause problems for some City of Baldwin water customers who live in Banks County.
11:16AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Raid spotlights Subway pitchman's ties to ex-foundation head
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A raid at the home of an iconic restaurant spokesman is casting a glaring spotlight on his relationship with the former head of a foundation he set up to combat childhood obesi...
2:25AM ( 10 minutes ago )
China leads dive in Asia stocks as Greece rattles investors
TOKYO (AP) — Chinese stocks led a slump in Asian markets on Wednesday as the sell-off in Shanghai intensified and Greece's future in the euro remained highly uncertain.KEEPING SCORE: China's Shanghai...
2:23AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Craft sake is the latest trend that's brewing in US
KITTERY, Maine (AP) — First came boutique wineries. Then microbreweries and craft distilleries. Now Japanese sake aficionados are hoping to transform the so-called "rice wine" into the next artisan al...
2:08AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Two-A-Days: Chestatee ready to bounce back, improve
Chestatee football found itself in a transitional season with a capital "T" in 2014. But coach Bill Forman says things are very much looking up for the War Eagles, noting a, "totally different vibe than from this time a year ago."
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Atlanta soccer fans 'United' as official name, colors, badge unveiled
The rising tide of soccer throughout the nation is seems to be sweeping Atlanta right into the current. Judging by the scene on Tuesday, the city may even be in the forefront.
11:59AM ( 9 hours from now )
Banuelos gets 1st MLB win, Pierzynski homers in Braves win
A.J. Pierzynski homered among his three hits, Manny Banuelos earned his first major league win and the Atlanta Braves beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night.
7:30AM ( 4 hours from now )
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China unveils new measures to prop up stocks
BEIJING (AP) — In a flurry of new moves to halt a stock market slide, China's government on Wednesday told state-owned companies to buy shares, raised the amount of equities insurance companies can ho...
1:47AM ( 48 minutes ago )
'Subway guy' Jared was key in giving chain healthy image
NEW YORK (AP) — Subway said Tuesday it mutually agreed with Jared Fogle to suspend their relationship after the home of the chain's longtime pitchman was raided by federal and state investigators.The...
11:24PM ( 3 hours ago )
Greece gets until Sunday for proposals to stave off collapse
BRUSSELS (AP) — Frustrated and angry eurozone leaders fearing for the future of their common currency gave the Greek prime minister a last-minute chance Tuesday to finally come up with a viable propos...
7:19PM ( 7 hours ago )
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'Can't Buy Me Love' actress Amanda Peterson dies at 43
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy "Can't Buy Me Love," has died. She was 43.Sgt. Mike Moran with the Greeley, Colorado, police department says...
9:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
'The View' says host Rosie Perez leaving to focus on acting
LOS ANGELES (AP) — There's more host upheaval ahead for ABC's "The View," with Rosie Perez leaving the daytime talk show.In a memo to "View" staffers Tuesday, executive producer Bill Wolff said that P...
9:02PM ( 5 hours ago )
News guide: The case that led to Cosby's drugs-sex admission
Bill Cosby's admission under oath in 2005 that he obtained quaaludes to give to young women with whom he wanted to have sex came during a lawsuit brought by a former Temple University employee.Here's...
8:21PM ( 6 hours ago )
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A timeline on Bill Cosby's life and career
A timeline on the life and career of entertainer Bill Cosby, including recent controversy surrounding allegations of sex abuse, has been updated with documents from a 2005 legal deposition.
11:37AM ( 14 hours ago )
Hagan paces Funny Car qualifying Friday at Norwalk
Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
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3:08AM ( 3 days ago )
Utility drones could inspect equipment, scan for outages
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the first to pinpoint the damage.Power companies across the United States are testing whethe...
4:21PM ( 3 days ago )