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Monday April 20th, 2015 11:03PM
Crews rescue hiker from Tray Mountain
An injured male hiker had to rescued from the top of Tray Mountain Monday.
6:21PM ( 4 hours ago )
President Obama ok's fed aid for 15 Ga. counties
Governor Nathan Deal announced today that President Barack Obama approved a federal disaster declaration for 15 counties that bore the brunt of ice and snow on Feb. 15-17, 2015. The winter weather caused 225,000 customers to lose power and also rendered many roads impassable.
6:20PM ( 4 hours ago )
By Staff
Supreme Court upholds life sentence for Hall Co man
The Supreme Court of Georgia has upheld the verdict and sentence of a Hall County man that killed an acquaintance in 2008.
6:04PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville schools delay student release following tornado warning
Officials with the Gainesville City School system decided to implement a delayed release for students Monday afternoon following the issuance of a tornado warning.
3:43PM ( 7 hours ago )
By Staff
Two die in mowing accidents in White County
White County authorities report two people died Saturday as a result of separate accidents involving lawnmowers
2:42PM ( 8 hours ago )
TSA adding new security measures for airline, airport staff
The Transportation Security Administration is tightening security rules for airline and airport workers in the wake of a criminal case in which an Atlanta baggage handler was accused of smuggling guns on commercial jets, Homeland Security Jeh Johnson said Monday.
1:48PM ( 9 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Memorial garden dedicated to honor child abuse victims
The sun shone down on the Edmondson-Telford center Monday afternoon as county officials and others dedicated a new memorial garden.
4:41PM ( 6 hours ago )
Mecum to lead committee on public safety and courts policy
Hall County Commission Chairman Dick Mecum was recently named as the 2015-2016 Chairman of the Public Safety and the Courts Policy Committee for ACCG
2:00PM ( 9 hours ago )
Muddy mess: Atlanta park closed, for now, after rainy fest
A rainy weekend festival turned grassy portions of downtown Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park into a muddy mess, prompting officials to temporarily close it.
1:45PM ( 9 hours ago )
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The Latest: Captain and crew member arrested
SYDNEY (AP) —(0211 GMT, 10:11 p.m. EDT)Australia's prime minister has urged European leaders to adopt tougher border control measures in the wake of the feared drowning of as many as 900 asylum seeker...
10:51PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Water pricing to spur conservation ruled unconstitutional
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Orange County appeals court ruled Monday that San Juan Capistrano's tiered water rates are unconstitutional, potentially dealing a blow to agencies statewide that have used the p...
10:32PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign dies
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died.Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous...
10:28PM ( 35 minutes ago )
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Baseball: Gettys, Carrera power GHS past Falcons (VIDEO)
Gainesville kept its region title hopes alive while crushing perhaps the final hopes for Flowery Branch on Monday in Region 8-AAAAA play.
12:34PM ( 13 hours from now )
Golf: GHS boys sweep honors, Bishop cards low round for GHS girls in 8-AAAAA champs
Spencer Ralston hasn't stopped winning all season. Ashleigh Bishop has hardly played all season.
11:56PM ( 52 minutes from now )
Norfolk clips Gwinnett, 1-0
Despite a dominate performance from starting right-handed pitcher Mike Foltynewicz, the Gwinnett Braves lost their sixth game in a row, a tough 1-0 loss Monday to the Norfolk Tides in the opener of the four-game series at Harbor Park.
10:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hormel says bird flu outbreak will hurt turkey sales
NEW YORK (AP) — Hormel says it will sell less turkey this year because of a spreading bird flu outbreak.So far the virus has been found at farms housing 2.3 million turkeys, all of which have died of...
8:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
US, Japan talks fail to close gap on farm, auto trade
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. and Japan need further work to resolve differences on autos and farm exports that are hindering progress toward a Pacific Rim trade deal, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman...
8:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
US stocks gain, rebounding from Friday's slump; Hasbro jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market bounced back on Monday after getting a boost from some good first-quarter earnings reports.Toy maker Hasbro reported an unexpected gain in sales on the back of strong...
5:49PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Doerr, Guirgis among Pulitzer winners in arts
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Doerr's "All the Light We Cannot See," an emotional and intimate World War II novel that has been one of the top-selling literary works of the past year, has won the Pulitzer P...
8:55PM ( 2 hours ago )
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threatening to kill
TAURANGA, New Zealand (AP) — AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleaded guilty in a New Zealand court Tuesday to a charge of threatening to kill a man who used to work for him. He also pleaded guilty to possessi...
8:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
Review: Renee Fleming delightful in madcap 'Living on Love'
NEW YORK (AP) — What if you produced a play about soccer players and managed to get Pele to be in it? Or convinced Ruth Bader Ginsburg to star in a show set in a courthouse?That's what the folks at "L...
8:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
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A look at the thaw in U.S.-Cuban relations
An interactive tracing U.S.-Cuban relations includes the annoucement that Cuba will be removed from the U.S. state sponsors of terrorism list.
By The Associated Press
9:45AM ( 3 days ago )
Erik Jones scores NASCAR Xfinity pole at Bristol
Erik Jones will start Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway in a familiar spot – out front.
11:36AM ( 2 days ago )
Winder accident ends in double fatality
Two people were killed Friday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash in Winder.
8:51PM ( 3 days ago )