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Saturday September 5th, 2015 10:16AM
New college, career academy planned in Forsyth County
Answering the call for more trained workers to fill Georgia jobs, a partnership of stakeholders are moving forward with plans for a new charter school in Forsyth County.
9:50AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Suwanee City Council to hold public hearing on proposed downtown development
A public hearing is set for Tuesday at Suwanee City Hall for residents to weigh in on a proposed $46.5 million downtown development.
8:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Sentencing handed down for two former Hall Co. Sheriff Office employees
Federal Judge Richard Story handed out two similar sentences in U.S. District Court in Gainesville Friday afternoon but called each case unique to itself.
6:41PM ( 15 hours ago )
More attempted political comebacks set for Nov. 3; Clermont special election likely in March
As the books closed on qualifying for the Nov. 3 city elections Friday,the number of former office-holders seeking a political comeback in northeast Georgia increased.
6:36PM ( 15 hours ago )
Hall deputies arrest suspect in 2014 molestation case
Acting on a tip, Hall County Sheriff's Office warrants deputies arrested a man this week, suspected of child molestation in 2012.
1:17PM ( 20 hours ago )
Alto man arrested for growing pot
An Alto man is behind bars after authorities say he tried to cut down and dispose of marijuana plants while authorities were searching for pot growers from a helicopter.
12:38PM ( 21 hours ago )
Week 2: Streaks continue, end for area teams
West Hall, Commerce, Lanier, and Jefferson all continued their winning ways in grand style while Buford saw its 42-game win streak come to a screeching halt on a Friday night of lopsided wins around northeast Georgia.
10:00AM ( 16 minutes ago )
From eggs to Christmas trees, USDA promotional programs sometimes generate controversy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Depart...
8:37AM ( 1 hour ago )
DUI courts aim to change behavior of repeat offenders
In courtrooms around the country, judges are teaming up with prosecutors, defense attorneys, parole officers and substance abuse counselors to make long-term changes in the behavior of people with multiple arrests for impaired driving.
8:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
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As a wild political summer fades, voters in swing-state Ohio take a measured view of 2016 race
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's been a tumultuous political summer.The unexpected rises of billionaire Donald Trump and socialist Bernie Sanders. Signs of weakness for Democratic front-runner Hillary Rodha...
9:39AM ( 36 minutes ago )
New England's ports, long past their prime, seek comeback with niches in global trade
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — The noise and bustle of nearby neighborhoods fade away at New Haven's sprawling port. An oil and chemical tanker floats placidly at a dock. A tug pushes a barge out in Long Isl...
9:32AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Herring, halibut and hard work: 3 centuries of fishing in the storied port of New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — For three centuries, fishing has been a way of life in New Bedford — and it's still going strong.In its heyday in the mid-1800s, the city was the undisputed hub of the global...
9:23AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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National
VIDEO: 'Balanced' West Hall thumps Chestatee
It almost looked like West Hall was taking out its frustrations from a week ago on the Chestatee defense.
8:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
VIDEO: McEachern ends Buford 42-game win streak, pulls away from Wolves
It’s been a while since Buford football experienced something like this...
8:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
VIDEO: Jefferson rolls over North Hall, 35-0, to move to 3-0
Jefferson looked very much like a team in its third game of the season on Friday...
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Friday Game Night
Aric Almirola looks for Southern 500 throwback magic
In keeping with the homage to NASCAR history at Darlington Raceway, Aric Almirola showed up with a Fu Manchu moustache grown as a tribute to his boss, team owner Richard Petty.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Lanier opens 8-AAAAA with win over Clarke Central
Defending Region 8-AAAAA champion Lanier opened defense of its title with a dominating 37-20 win over Clarke Central Friday night at Longhorns Stadium.
7:24AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mancuso's six touchdowns leads Union Co. over Lumpkin Co.
Union County football is starting to look more like it has reloaded...
7:23AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Boeing names its new Apollo-style spacecraft the Starliner; crew capsule to fly in 2017
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Boeing already has the Dreamliner. Now it also has the Starliner.The aerospace giant announced the name of its future space fleet Friday. More than 200 people, including Fl...
8:24PM ( 13 hours ago )
Canadian energy company Emera will buy US-based Teco Energy for $6.48B, or $27.55 a share
NEW YORK (AP) — Canadian energy and services company Emera said Friday it will buy Teco Energy, an electric and gas utility that does business in Florida and New Mexico, for about $6.48 billion.Emera...
7:42PM ( 14 hours ago )
US stocks sink as mixed jobs report keeps investors guessing about the rate outlook
NEW YORK (AP) — It's an adage that investors hate uncertainty. Unfortunately for them, they got more of it on Friday.The stock market has been volatile for weeks on concern that China's economy is slo...
5:43PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Business
Aretha Franklin wins court order to block screening of documentary at Colorado film festival
DENVER (AP) — Aretha Franklin earned some R-E-S-P-E-C-T in a federal courtroom on Friday, convincing a judge to prevent the Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 concert of...
7:32PM ( 14 hours ago )
Miss America Organization says it gave nearly $6 million in cash or tuition waivers in 2014
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization says it handed out nearly $6 million in cash or free tuition to contestants last year in its scholarship awards program.Figures released Friday...
4:48PM ( 17 hours ago )
Workers charged with instigating kids' scuffles in day care 'Fight Club' plead not guilty
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Two day care workers accused of instigating scuffles among young children as part of what one compared to the movie "Fight Club" pleaded not guilty Friday to child abuse charges...
4:21PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Friday Night Drags champions crowned in season finale
The 2015 season of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags at Atlanta Motor Speedway concluded on Friday with the Championship Night finale.
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12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
From eggs to Christmas trees, USDA promotional programs sometimes generate controversy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The slogans are familiar: "The Incredible Edible Egg," ''Pork: The Other White Meat," and "Got Milk?"They've all been part of promotional campaigns overseen by the Agriculture Depart...
8:37AM ( 1 hour ago )