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Saturday May 30th, 2015 6:41AM
GSP: DUI drugs cited in wreck with church bus
A wreck that injured more than a dozen people aboard a church bus near Toccoa Thursday night is being blamed on a driver who allegedly was under the influence of drugs.
11:38PM ( 7 hours ago )
One killed, another injured in Cumming car accident
One person was killed and another seriously injured early Friday evening in a two-vehicle collision in Forsyth County.
9:49PM ( 8 hours ago )
Five injured after pedestrian enters Sardis Rd
Charges are pending against a pedestrian who reportedly caused a car accident on Sardis Road in Hall County.
5:52PM ( 12 hours ago )
Father: Woman shot by sheriff told Gwinnett police it was an accident
The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home in Gwinnett County, her father said Friday.
3:52PM ( 14 hours ago )
Falcon LB wanted for Aggravated Animal Cruelty
Atlanta Falcons linebacker Prince Shembo is wanted by Gwinnett County Police.
3:51PM ( 14 hours ago )
Lake Russell swimming area reopens, Lake Rabun still closed because of bacteria
One swimming beach is open but another remains closed in north Georgia after U.S. Forest Service officials found elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria in the water last Saturday.
2:12PM ( 16 hours ago )
Officials vote to fire Ga. teacher accused of allowing sex in classroom
Metro Atlanta school officials have voted to fire a teacher accused of letting students have sex in a storage closet in his classroom.
6:05AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Latest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declaration
11:30 p.m. (CDT)President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Texas after severe flooding this week.The White House said Obama declared that he ordered federal aid to supplement other r...
12:43AM ( 5 hours ago )
Fuel and potential fires for the US economy ahead
WASHINGTON (AP) — The US economy should get better after a sputtering first quarter, but how much better? It's complicated.Steady hiring and low gas prices should help power solid growth through the r...
5:06PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Italy: 4,200 more migrants saved off Libya's coasts, 17 die
ROME (AP) — The Italian coast guard says it has coordinated the rescue of more than 4,000 migrants off Libya's coast in 22 separate operations.The rescues, from 13 boats and nine motorized rubber ding...
6:14AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch
PHOENIX (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam on separate sides of the street.The rally initially was organized by a Ph...
6:06AM ( 34 minutes ago )
US, Iran accelerate nuclear talks a month before deadline
GENEVA (AP) — A month out from a nuclear deal deadline, the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats gathered in Geneva Saturday in an effort to bridge differences over how quickly to ease economic sanctions on...
5:56AM ( 45 minutes ago )
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VIDEO: Spring sports standouts provided countless memories for area fans
It's been an incredible few months on the prep sports scene... And we've been lucky enough to see a lot of it in person.
11:48AM ( 5 hours from now )
2015 baseball season will go down in history
The 2015 high school baseball season will long be remembered...
10:29AM ( 3 hours from now )
Posey powers Giants past Braves
Buster Posey hit a two-run homer in the first inning and drove in three, Tim Hudson pitched seven strong innings and the San Francisco Giants won their fifth straight, beating the Atlanta Braves 4-2 Friday night.
1:21AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Carl's, Hardee's CEO: Not all models know how to eat burgers
NEW YORK (AP) — Carl's Jr. and Hardee's ads starring nearly naked women have become a part of American culture, according to Andy Puzder, CEO of the chains' parent company."People watch for the ads, a...
12:46AM ( 5 hours ago )
US presses Europeans at meeting to solve Greek crisis
DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Finance ministers from the Group of Seven wealthy democracies heard a sharp call from U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew to find agreement on more financial help for Greece.Lew...
4:44PM ( 13 hours ago )
Stocks end week lower following disappointing economic data
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks sank Friday following news that the U.S. economy shrank in the first three months of the year.The revised data showed that gross domestic product contracted 0.7 percent in the f...
4:35PM ( 14 hours ago )
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B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi
INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit.King's funeral is Saturday in Indianola — the smal...
2:17AM ( 4 hours ago )
Who? Townshend, Springsteen, Daltrey jam at NYC event
NEW YORK (AP) — Bruce Springsteen called Pete Townshend "the greatest rhythm guitarist of all-time," told a story about attending his first Who concert as a pimply-faced teenager and joined Townshend...
11:17PM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill
5 p.m. (MDT)Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting have been sent home for the weekend after spending most of Friday listening to a videotaped interview of James Holmes by a state-appointed psychiatr...
7:18PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Harrison Burton inherits first SSS victory at Mobile
Saturday night at Mobile International Speedway was one of those nights where everybody was racing for second-place. As it turned out, the battle for second-place ended up being the battle for the win
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8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Jackson EMC participates in large solar installation
Jackson EMC President/CEO Chip Jakins announced Wednesday that its renewable energy supplier, Green Power EMC, has reached an agreement to purchase the full output of a new 52-Megawatt solar array planned for construction in Jeff Davis County near Hazlehurst.
6:24PM ( 2 days ago )