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Tuesday September 1st, 2015 6:27PM
Hall Co. authorities searching on foot for suspect
Hall County Sheriff's authorities are searching for a man that ran from a traffic stop.
5:13PM ( 1 hour ago )
US, global stocks fall sharply; Dow down 469 at close
NEW YORK (AP) — Markets are turning turbulent again after investors were unnerved by more signs of weakness in China, the world's second-largest economy.U.S. stocks sank 3 percent Tuesday, their third...
4:40PM ( 1 hour ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
An air quality alert has been issued for Hall and a number of other north Georgia counties for Wednesday.
4:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Victim remains hospitalized after weekend Helen assault
Helen Police Chief Brian Stephens has released details of an assault that left a Cleveland man seriously injured early Saturday.
3:47PM ( 2 hours ago )
Teens, woman charged in Banks County child molestation case
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has charged a Maysville woman and two teens as part of an ongoing child molestation investigation.
3:22PM ( 3 hours ago )
Driver flees, leaves passenger trapped near Toccoa
The Georgia State Patrol continues to look for a driver who crashed his car into a tree and left his passenger trapped and seriously injured near Toccoa early Tuesday.
3:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
Labor Day adjustments to Gainesville garbage, recycling pickups announced
Adjustments will be made early next week to the garbage and recycling pickups in the city of Gainesville because of the Labor Day holiday.
4:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
HEMC in negotiations to acquire broadband provider
While no official announcement has been made, Habersham Electric Membership Corp. officials confirmed the electric cooperative is in negotiations to purchase an area Internet provider.
1:52PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: GOP nominee for governor supports clerk's refusal to issue gay marriage license
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on a Kentucky county clerk who has refused to issue marriage licenses despite a U.S. Supreme Court ruling against her (all times local):6 p.m.Kentucky's Republican nomi...
6:05PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Kentucky clerk citing God's authority as she defies courts on gay marriage now must face judge
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Invoking "God's authority," a county clerk denied marriage licenses to gay couples again Tuesday in direct defiance of the federal courts, and vowed not to resign, even under the...
6:02PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Tens of thousands without power after monsoon storm hits Phoenix area, damages buildings, cars
PHOENIX (AP) — Tens of thousands of Phoenix-area residents and businesses, including a food bank, remained without power a day after a monsoon storm knocked down trees, damaged buildings and toppled a...
5:57PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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National
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 30 minutes from now )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 7 hours ago )
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford edges Grayson, 3-2
The Buford softball team pulled ahead in the seventh inning to knock off Grayson 3-2 on Monday in Grayson.
11:32AM ( 6 hours ago )
Lambert picked as starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback.
10:33AM ( 7 hours ago )
Falcons' offense has issues entering final preseason game
The Atlanta Falcons' most glaring unanswered questions are on offense as they began a short practice week before their final preseason game against Baltimore on Thursday night.
9:52AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Sports
ConocoPhillips makes another round of cuts, eliminating 1,810 jobs with oil prices plunging
NEW YORK (AP) — Energy company ConocoPhillips, which has already cut 1,000 jobs this year, says it will eliminate around 1,810 more positions following a plunge that took oil prices to their lowest le...
5:49PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Comcast is latest in cable industry to try to attract millennials
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.The TV giant is investing in online media o...
5:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Cadillac tax,' effective in 2018, seen as broad, complex and likely to snag middle class
WASHINGTON (AP) — The last major piece of President Barack Obama's health care law could raise costs for thrifty consumers as well as large corporations and union members when it takes effect in 2018....
4:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Television producer David Hill, movie producer Reginald Hudlin announced for Oscars telecast
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences says David Hill and Reginald Hudlin will produce the 88th Oscars telecast.Hill is a 25-year Fox veteran and former chairman and CEO o...
5:58PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Concerns about hiker behavior on Appalachian Trail grow as use of 2,000-mile path explodes
BAXTER STATE PARK, Maine (AP) — When Jackson Spencer set out to tackle the Appalachian Trail, he anticipated the solitude that only wilderness can bring — not a rolling, monthslong frat party.Shelters...
4:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
From Johnny Depp to Netflix, 5 things to watch for at the 72nd Venice Film Festival
VENICE, Italy (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's over and the awards season is around the corner - the feast of fall film festivals.The 72nd Venice Film Festival opens Wednesday, followed later in...
3:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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NASCAR Notebook: Dillon determined to gain ground
Chris Buescher gambled at Bristol and almost came up big. The key word in the previous sentence: ‘Almost.’
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Survey: Growth in US manufacturing slows again in August, slips to lowest level since May 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.The Institute for Supply Management reported Tuesday that its manufa...
12:29PM ( 5 hours ago )