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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 3:47PM
North Georgia 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 ( 12 minutes 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 ( 2 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 ( 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 ( 4 hours ago )
The numbers tell the story: June was one warmest on record in N. Ga.
Most of north and Central Georgia was warmer-than-normal in June and most places were also drier-than-normal.
9:07AM ( 6 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission to consider sign moratorium
It's a decision that didn't get nearly as much attention as Obamacare and same-sex marriage, but it's a Supreme Court decision that's having an impact on local governments, including Hall County.
7:00AM ( 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 ( 4 hours ago )
Man finds part of human skull on Ga. beach; identity is mystery
Authorities say they're trying to identify part of a human skull found partially buried in the sand on a Georgia beach.
11:10AM ( 4 hours ago )
EHHS receives grant for school library
East Hall High School has received a grant from bestselling author James Patterson to support its school library.
8:51AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Pope urges Latin Americans to unify, spread the faith
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis urged a crowd of more than 1 million people Tuesday to channel the same urgency that brought Latin America its independence from Spain into spreading the faith on a...
3:31PM ( 15 minutes ago )
It was Bill Cosby's moralizing that was his undoing
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, Bill Cosby cast himself as America's dad and then as America's granddad, a moralist with tough talk for young people about acting responsibly. It was that image that prove...
3:20PM ( 26 minutes ago )
Expert: Theater shooter still thinks killing increases worth
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado theater shooter still believes killing people increases his self-worth, three years after he opened fire at a crowded midnight movie premiere, a nationally known...
3:20PM ( 26 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 ( 4 hours from now )
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 ( 2 hours ago )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 15 hours ago )
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Lack of new Greek proposals leaves eurozone leaders on edge
BRUSSELS (AP) — Eurozone leaders met the beaming smile of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras with anger and frustration Tuesday when it became clear the Greek leader came to their summit without a fresh wr...
3:13PM ( 33 minutes ago )
US stocks head higher as Greece debt talks proceed
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks swung from losses to modest gains Tuesday as European leaders met to discuss Greece's strained finances. The biggest winners were utilities, large stable stocks that usuall...
3:08PM ( 38 minutes ago )
PGA Grand Slam to move from Trump Course in Los Angeles
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's golf course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican president...
2:49PM ( 57 minutes ago )
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Review: "Self/less," immortal and it feels so dumb
"Self/less," if you couldn't tell from the preposterous title, is a deeply silly movie that takes itself very, very seriously.The premise is interesting enough: A dying man (Ben Kingsley) undergoes a...
3:17PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Broadway theatergoer tries to recharge phone in onstage plug
NEW YORK (AP) — There's loud talking, snoring and, of course, phones ringing. But theater etiquette might have taken a turn for the bizarre on Broadway last week with a dead cellphone.A patron at the...
2:50PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Harry Shearer back at 'The Simpsons' after contract dispute
NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Shearer and his many voices are returning to "The Simpsons" after a contentious and public contract dispute.Dueling tweets in May between Shearer and "Simpsons" executive produce...
2:45PM ( 1 hour 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 ( 4 hours ago )
Richard Petty’s drivers look for more Daytona success
Richard Petty won the summer race at Daytona three times. He won the Daytona 500 seven times. Why the discrepancy? He doesn’t have an answer.
By Jeff Olson-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 4 days ago )