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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 8:34PM
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 ( 42 minutes ago )
"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 ( 1 hour 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 ( 4 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 ( 4 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 ( 6 hours ago )
US job openings stay high, but actual hiring falters in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — Job openings stayed close to a 15-year high in May. It's a sign that companies are expecting continued economic growth, but the level of advertised jobs hasn't driven the same kind o...
12:46PM ( 7 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 ( 3 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 ( 8 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 ( 9 hours ago )
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Local/State
Pope presses environment message in bio-diverse Ecuador
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis pressed his case for a new economic and environmental world order Tuesday during his South American tour, saying the goods of the Earth are meant for everyone and mu...
8:08PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Popular ice caves draw thousands each year; can be dangerous
VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Thousands of visitors each year make the easy 1-mile trek to glimpse spectacular snow and ice formations at the Big Four Ice Caves in Washington state.But the attraction that has...
7:57PM ( 35 minutes ago )
The Latest: Pope presses call for new economic world order
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Here are the latest developments from Pope Francis' trip to South America:___6:50 p.m.Pope Francis is pressing his case for a new economic and environmental world order, saying t...
7:52PM ( 40 minutes ago )
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National
Two-A-Days: Buford looking to reload, retain title
When you're working on a 40-game win streak over a three year period, expectations usually are high, as is turnover rate at the high school level. But could 2015 be different for the Buford Wolves?
8:00PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Georgia men's basketball announces 2015-16 non-conference schedule
Georgia mens basketball's 2015-16 non-conference slate announced Tuesday will be among the most challenging and balanced in the program's history. The Bulldogs' 11 non-conference opponents averaged 19.3 wins last season and finished 2014-15 with an average NCAA rpi of 115.
6:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Sports
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 ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Juncker: EU officials are prepared for Grexit
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):___12:25 a.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says authorities are prepared for all eventualities i...
6:28PM ( 2 hours 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...
5:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
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 ( 11 minutes ago )
Miss USA contestants dismiss Trump comments, show must go on
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Controversy continues to surround presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments painting Mexican immigrants as criminals, but the women taking part in the upcoming Miss USA pa...
7:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Lego Movie' directors to helm Han Solo 'Star Wars' spinoff
NEW YORK (AP) — Laugh it up, Fuzzballs: Han Solo is getting his own movie, and it's going to be helmed by "Lego Movie" directors Chris Miller and Phil Lord.The "Star Wars" spinoff will be released on...
6:07PM ( 2 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 ( 8 hours ago )
Austin Dillon survives wild race for Xfinity Daytona win
Austin Dillon led just nine laps Saturday night, including the one that mattered most.
By Jeff Olson-NASCAR Wire Service
1:13AM ( 2 days ago )
UNG appoints chief diversity advisor
President Bonita C. Jacobs has appointed Sheila Caldwell as advisor to the president on diversity at the University of North Georgia (UNG) to build on institutional diversity efforts.
1:25PM ( 7 hours ago )