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GBI seeks public assistance in tracking Rabun County bank robbery suspect
Investigators with the GBI have now released surveillance photos of a man suspected or robbing a bank in Rabun County Monday afternoon.
8:07AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Lula officials growing tired of bridge game
Lula officials are growing tired of a more than 35-year battle over the wooden railroad bridge on Cobb Street.
10:54PM ( 12 hours ago )
President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to help fight the Zika virus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress for more than $1.8 billion in emergency funding to fight the Zika virus and the mosquitoes that spread it here and abroad, but says "there s...
10:40PM ( 12 hours ago )
North Carolina man faces drug charges in Towns County
A traffic stop on Ga. 17 in Towns County over the weekend led to drug charges against a North Carolina man.
6:06PM ( 16 hours ago )
Former Clarkesville councilwoman announces bid for open seat
Former Clarkesville City Councilwoman Tina Courson Evans has announced she will qualify for the seat vacated when Barrie Aycock resigned to qualify for mayor.
4:25PM ( 18 hours ago )
Assault suspects subject of manhunt, one in custody
​A woman was behind bars Monday afternoon, a man remained on the run after authorities spent about a hour searching for him in connection with an assault on the woman's mother in Hall County earlier Monday.
2:26PM ( 20 hours ago )
Sears, battered like much of the retail sector this holiday, will accelerate store closures
HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. (AP) — Sears keeps pruning its business in a years-long makeover, a bid to transform itself from a 123-year-old retail store into a nimble, 21st century operator.Patience appears...
10:36AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are hoping to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost their standing in a highly competitive race
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost their st...
9:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Reynolds, Mack honored by Gainesville Rotary Club as Man, Woman of Year
The Rotary Club of Gainesville capped off its 77th Annual Banquet by honoring two community leaders with its Man of the Year and Woman of the Year awards.
6:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Areas of Cape Cod and the islands got the most snow from a winter storm that started battering the Northeast on Monday, although totals fell below what was originally forecast
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the cleanup of the storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod and was forecast to dump more snow on the Mid-Atlantic states (all times local):10:15 a.m.Areas of Cap...
10:39AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Princeton University has started an examination of the legacy of alumnus and former President Woodrow Wilson as part of an agreement with students who staged a sit-in to protest his views on race and segregation
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Princeton University committee has started examining the legacy of alumnus and former President Woodrow Wilson.The review comes as part of an agreement with students who staged...
10:36AM ( 17 minutes ago )
Flint gets $3M donation from GM, UAW to support city's kids; mayor, attorney general slated to speak
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — General Motors and the United Auto Workers union plan to donate $3 million to support increased health and education services for Flint children who have been exposed to lead, offi...
10:28AM ( 25 minutes ago )
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Basketball: 7-AAA games postponed due to winter weather; rescheduled for Wednesday
Region 7-AAA basketball tournament games scheduled for Tuesday night at East Hall High in Rabbittown have been postponed due to impending inclement weather.
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Region 8-AAAAA: Falcons hold off Bulldoggs in play-in game to advance
For the Flowery Branch boys basketball team to be able to garner its first state tournament appearance since 2009, it will need its best effort to date on Tuesday...
8:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
Watson honored with another national award
Deshaun Watson picked up yet another plaudit recently...
11:55PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Coca-Cola's global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, but the world's biggest drink seller continues to wrestle with declines for Diet Coke
ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola's global soda volume rose in the fourth quarter, even as Diet Coke continued to suffer declines.The world's largest beverage maker said Tuesday that worldwide unit case volume...
10:43AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Stocks were moving between gains and losses in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news
U.S. stocks were moving between gains and losses in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings news. Materials and technology companies were among the biggest ri...
10:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight states saw a significant drop last year in the number of residents going without health insurance, according to a government report out Tuesday that has implications for the pr...
10:05AM ( 48 minutes ago )
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Nat Wolff stars in Sam Shepard's play "Buried Child," the same Midwest Gothic comedy his mother, Polly Draper, starred in 37 years ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Actor and musician Nat Wolff couldn't resist agreeing to do a darkly weird off-Broadway play about a strange family. After all, he's got a weird family connection to it.Wolff, 21, is s...
10:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
It's hard for rising singer Sam Hunt to wrap his head around earning two Grammy nominations _ mainly because music started as a hobby for the 31-year-old
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — It's hard for rising singer Sam Hunt to wrap his head around earning two Grammy nominations — mainly because music started as a hobby for the 31-year-old."Then it turned int...
9:56AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Taylor Swift leads iHeartRadio Award nominations with 8 and goes up against The Weeknd for song of the year and album of the year categories
NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift leads the 2016 iHeartRadio Music Awards with eight nominations, followed by The Weeknd with seven.The nominations were announced Tuesday by iHeartMedia and Turner. The eve...
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Josh Richards nabs Friday LOLMDS win at Golden Isles
Josh Richards held off a late race charge from Brandon Sheppard to win on the opening night of the Georgia Boot Super Bowl of Racing at Golden Isles Speedway in Brunswick, Ga. on Friday Night. Richards led but all but one lap on his way to victory in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series event.
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UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
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8:17PM ( 4 days ago )