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Wednesday August 24th, 2016 4:28AM
Banks County holds line on tax millage, sets new deadline
The Banks County Commission has set the 2016 property tax millage for the county at 9.566 mills.
10:11PM ( 6 hours ago )
Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the GOP to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
8:37PM ( 7 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
DOJ: Georgia schools violated disabled students' rights
The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia over the treatment of students with disabilities
5:35PM ( 10 hours ago )
Deputies: Suspect robbed Forsyth County bank with semi-automatic handgun
Authorities continue to investigate the armed robbery of a Forsyth County bank Tuesday afternoon.
4:07PM ( 12 hours ago )
UPDATED: Police identify suspects in Buford 'movie money' fraud investigation, one in custody
Gwinnett County Police investigators have obtained arrest warrants for three people accused in a fraud investigation at two Buford Wal-mart stores.
3:45PM ( 12 hours ago )
Gainesville Police arrest armed home invasion suspect
A suspect believed to be responsible for an armed home invasion was taken into custody Saturday.
2:48PM ( 13 hours ago )
Prosecutor: Boiled water attack on gay men was premeditated
A prosecutor told a jury that a Georgia man threw boiled water on a gay couple as they lay in bed in a vicious, premeditated attack
5:53PM ( 10 hours ago )
Traffic to shift Thursday on Ga. 20 near Sugar Hill
A traffic shift is planned for Thursday evening as crews continue to widen Ga. 20 near Sugar Hill.
3:21PM ( 13 hours ago )
Mincey Marble asks to table rezoning request for company expansion
The agenda for Thursday's Hall County Commission voting session just got a little lighter.
2:30PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Japan, China, S. Korea unite in condemning N. Korea missile
The foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea put aside frictions over territorial disputes and wartime history to sharply criticize North Korea's latest submarine missile test in a rare display of unity
4:12AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Turkey in cross-border operation to free IS-held Syrian town
Turkey's military launches operation to clear Syrian border town from Islamic State militants
4:12AM ( 15 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson
Writer Marilynne Robinson is being honored with a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding
4:10AM ( 17 minutes ago )
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'Scrooge' Craft has Raiders off to positive start
It’s still four months till Christmas, but new North Forsyth football coach Robert Craft can’t shake that feeling that he is displaying a few Ebenezer Scrooge qualities.
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Falcons to hold out Ward, Ishmael against Dolphins
Running back Terron Ward and safety Kemal Ishmael will miss their second straight preseason game when the Atlanta Falcons play the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night.
12:14AM ( 4 hours ago )
UNG women's soccer picked to finish 3rd by Peach Belt coaches
The University of North Georgia women's soccer team was picked to finish third in the Peach Belt Conference this season in a poll of the league's coaches released Tuesday morning.
12:08AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Strong quake rattles central Italy, at least 11 dead
A strong earthquake has struck central Italy, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept
4:08AM ( 19 minutes ago )
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
More than half of people outside government who met with Clinton as secretary of State donated personally or through other entities to Clinton Foundation
3:53AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Feds want to ban swimming with Hawaii dolphins
Federal regulators are proposing a ban on swimming with dolphins in Hawaii
3:53AM ( 34 minutes ago )
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The Latest: Turkish minister says operation to free IS-held Syrian town was launched to safeguard Turkey's security
3:40AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Burt Bacharach cancels 2 concerts to recover from broken arm
Burt Bacharach is canceling two September concerts to recover from a broken arm
12:33AM ( 3 hours ago )
US women's gymnastics team flips over Broadway's 'Hamilton'
The U.S. women's gymnastics team has flipped over Broadway's "Hamilton," in a night that had athletic gold meeting theatrical gold
12:04AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Edwards leads JGR front row with Bristol NSCS pole
Carl Edwards spoiled the day for teammate Denny Hamlin but carried the day for Joe Gibbs Racing, winning the pole for Saturday night’s Bristol Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
By Pete McCole
7:53PM ( 4 days ago )
Georgia doctor pleads guilty to running a pill mill
A Georgia doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in running a pill mill out of a phony pain management clinic.
By The Associated Press
8:35PM ( 1 day ago )