Tuesday August 30th, 2016 2:49PM
North Georgia stakeholders get the chance to offer input on updated state education plan
Educators, local government officials, parents and others with an interest in an updated education plan for Georgia students spent two hours offering feedback to Georgia Department of Education officials at a public forum Monday night at Piedmont College in Demorest.
1:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Deputies apprehend woman suspected of running over Statham officer's legs
​Barrow County deputies have apprehended the woman suspected of running over a Statham Police officer's legs Saturday afternoon.
12:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
Suspect arrested for Hall County fraud scheme involving boat sales
A suspect is behind bars for an alleged fraud scheme involving consignment boat sales, swindling customers out of hundreds of thousands of dollars in Hall County.
11:19AM ( 3 hours ago )
Man killed on I-85 identified as former North Georgia football standout
The Gwinnett County Police Department said Tuesday the man who died in a two-car crash on I-85 north of Hamilton Mill Road Monday was Michael "Dee" Dowis of Simpsonville, South Carolina.
11:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Oakwood man now faces rape, kidnapping and assault charges in weekend attack
​An Oakwood man who led police on a two-hour evening manhunt Sunday faces new charges related to an attack on a woman.
10:29AM ( 4 hours ago )
Banks County Sheriff's Office lists charges against those arrested in Friday raids
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has released more details about the seven people arrested by officers from several agencies during the execution of search and arrest warrants in Alto and Homer on Friday.
9:01AM ( 5 hours ago )
Good boy! Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests
Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: Man's best friend really does seem to understand what we're saying
12:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
Proposed gun range draws large crowd in White County
The White County Board of Commissioners Monday work session lasted for almost four hours, with the majority of the time taken up with public hearings related to land use change requests.
12:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
US consumer confidence in August highest in 11 months
US consumer confidence rises in August to highest reading in nearly a year
10:50AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Suicidal Germanwings pilot had struggled in US flight school
The German pilot who flew his airliner into a mountainside last year had struggled with learning to fly during training in the U.S., according FBI interviews with flight instructors
2:16PM ( 32 minutes ago )
LePage: Reports of my political demise 'greatly exaggerated'
Republican Gov. Paul LePage says he wants to make amends with the Democratic legislator he targeted in an obscene voicemail message but tweeted that reports of his "political demise are greatly exaggerated
2:13PM ( 35 minutes ago )
Police at Chris Brown's home after woman sought assistance
Authorities responded to singer Chris Brown's Los Angeles home early Tuesday after a woman called police seeking assistance, officials said
2:07PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Bacus rolling his way to something special
If he had his choice, North Hall running back Kyle Bacus would avoid the spotlight altogether...
5:22PM ( 2 hours from now )
Georgia begins Kirby Smart era looking for Bama-like success
For all those who might think he's trying to turn Georgia into Alabama East, Kirby Smart would like to point out that he's not calling up Nick Saban every day for advice.
2:13PM ( 36 minutes ago )
First lady Of NASCAR Betty Jane France dies
Betty Jane France, a longtime community leader considered by many to be the first lady Of NASCAR, has died.
1:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers
Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance
1:56PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Chicago lawmaker proposes cracking down on Pokemon Go sites
Protected dunes on a portion of the Chicago lakefront have become a popular hot-spot for Pokemon Go players
1:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Crashed sightseeing plane pulled from lake near New Orleans
Authorities say a crane on a barge has lifted the wreckage of a small sightseeing plane from a lake near New Orleans with the bodies of the pilot and a passenger still in the cabin
1:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Latest: Brown posts videos as police wait outside his home
Chris Brown is posting online videos declaring his innocence as police seek a warrant to search the singer's home after receiving a call from a woman there seeking assistance
1:39PM ( 1 hour ago )
Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera
Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house
11:02AM ( 3 hours ago )
Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera
Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime collaborator, Mel Brooks
10:54AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Hamilton puts feet up as Rosberg takes pole for Belgian GP
When Nico Rosberg took pole position for the Belgium Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton was watching on television with his feet up.
By Jerome Pugmire - AP Sports Writer
1:40PM ( 3 days ago )