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No injuries reported following Flowery Branch house fire
Hall County firefighters were called to the scene of a residential fire in the northern reaches of Flowery Branch Friday night.
9:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
AUDIO: Grilling safety tips to know ahead of Memorial Day weekend
With the Memorial Day holiday weekend approaching, the Afternoon News Wrap called upon Capt. Zach Brackett of Hall County Fire Services and Dr. Tawanna Strauther of the Northeast Georgia Physicians Group for some tips and tricks to help keep you safe if you plan on firing up the grill or barbecue.
9:28PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Rape suspect apprehended during drug investigation
A Gainesville man was arrested Thursday during a drug investigation, and when he was processed through the jail it was revealed he was a DNA match in a years-old rape case.
5:42PM ( 12 hours ago )
Motorcyclist, driver injured in two-vehicle crash on Ga. 365
Those trying to get an early start on their holiday travel via Ga. 365 in Stephens County likely faced frustration Friday afternoon as a portion of the highway was shut down due to a crash.
5:25PM ( 12 hours ago )
Banks/Madison standoff suspect faces robbery, assault, hijacking charges
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released more details of Monday night's double shooting in Banks County and subsequent hours-long standoff in Madison County.
4:01PM ( 14 hours ago )
Corps among agencies stressing safety on Lanier
​Large crowds at parks and heavy boat traffic are just two of the predictions the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Lake Lanier has made for the long holiday weekend.
3:59PM ( 14 hours ago )
Never mind Trump, GOP uniting under banner: 'Never Hillary'
Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical fellow Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton
2:51AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Latest: Tropical storm warning issued for South Carolina
A tropical storm warning has been issued for the South Carolina coast after forecasters say the second tropical cyclone of the Atlantic season formed
4:56PM ( 13 hours ago )
Thousands head to Franklin County for Memorial Day Weekend Gospel Singing
One of the largest outdoor Gospel singings in the Southeast is bringing people by the thousands to rural Northeast Georgia this weekend.
4:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week
PHOTO GALLERY: An Ultra-Orthodox Jewish boy watches a bonfire during a religious celebration in Jerusalem; protesters run from tear gas fired by Iraqi security forces in Baghdad; people walk through heavy rain during a storm in Cuzco, Peru
3:54AM ( 2 hours ago )
Domestic violence accusations often leave permanent damage
Globally beloved, Johnny Depp will continue to be popular and make millions as a movie star, despite his wife's allegations that he was physically abusive throughout their relationship, but he'll have a permanent edge now that no camera lens can soften
3:36AM ( 2 hours ago )
In business and politics, Trump stokes internal rivalries
Donald Trump's penchant for encouraging rivalries and pitting even those closest to him against each other is roiling his Republican presidential campaign
2:38AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Kanaan leads Carb Day practice for Sunday’s Indy 500
He may be starting 18th in Sunday’s 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, but Tony Kanaan believes he has a car that can win the historic race.
1:54AM ( 4 hours ago )
Markakis has 2-run single in 8th, Braves top Marlins 4-2
Nick Markakis hit a tie-breaking, two-run single off third baseman Nick Prado's glove with two outs and the bases loaded in the eighth inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Friday night for a rare home win.
11:06PM ( 7 hours ago )
Basketball: Area coaches see a 'positive' change to GHSA finals move
The response amongst northeast Georgia's coaches was overwhelmingly positive following the Georgia High School Association's announcement on Thursday that it will no longer hold its annual basketball championship games in the Macon Coliseum.
10:49PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Congress' grade so far? Incomplete at best
Congress is racing toward its summer break, but like a procrastinating college kid it has tons of work to catch up on
2:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
Education Department replaces career college chain monitor
The Education Department has appointed a new lawyer to oversee the turnaround of schools once owned by Corinthian Colleges Inc., following an Associated Press review that found trouble at the schools and questioned the previous monitor's independence
2:53AM ( 3 hours ago )
Court ruling raises possibility Kansas schools can't open
Kansas faces a threat that its public schools won't open for the next school year after the state Supreme Court rejected some education funding changes made by the Republican-dominated Legislature
2:23AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Ex-'Glee' star Mark Salling indicted on child-porn charges
Former "Glee" star Mark Salling has been charged with two counts of receiving and possessing child pornography
12:41AM ( 5 hours ago )
Now Gawker has its own billionaire backer, sort of
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground for Silicon Valley tycoons as well
7:32PM ( 10 hours ago )
Judge orders Johnny Depp to stay away from estranged wife
A judge has ordered Johnny Depp to stay 100 yards away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard
6:10PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Drag racing legend Muldowney having cancerous lung removed
Drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney is having surgery to remove a cancerous lung.
By The Associated Press
1:52AM ( 3 days ago )