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Monday August 31st, 2015 3:54PM
Georgia lawmaker says he had account on cheating website
A state lawmaker from Macon says he had an account on the cheating website Ashley Madison.
3:48PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Flowery Branch considers a ban on panhandling and "urban camping"
Flowery Branch city councils will consider an ordinance Thursday that would ban "urban camping and panhandling" in the city.
2:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
White County mails property tax notices; due Nov. 15
White County property owners started receiving their 2015 tax notices over the weekend.
2:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Truett-McConnell College purchases Cleveland Worship Center
It was a time of celebration Sunday night at Cleveland Worship Center, not just a time to worship the Lord, but a time to celebrate a partnership deal between the church and Truett-McConnell College.
11:56AM ( 3 hours ago )
Parolee faces drug trafficking charge, authorities seize meth. worth nearly $31,000
A parolee faces a trafficking methamphetamine charge after authorities said they found 11 ounces of the drug in his vehicle following a wreck earlier this month.
11:10AM ( 4 hours ago )
Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten
Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.
8:14AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Texas-based Blue Bell resumes sales 4 months after listeria scare forces ice cream recall
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) — Blue Bell ice cream is back.Blue Bell Creameries resumed selling its products at some locations Monday, four months after the Texas-based retailer halted sales due to listeria co...
3:30PM ( 23 minutes ago )
US stocks edge mostly lower as market closes out its worst month in more than 3 years
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks remained mostly lower in midday trading Monday, but a spike in oil prices helped energy shares reverse an early decline. Investors continue to focus on the Federal Reserve, whic...
2:47PM ( 1 hour ago )
Fred is easternmost hurricane to form in tropics of Atlantic, 1st to cross Cape Verde Islands
MIAMI (AP) — Weather forecasters say Hurricane Fred is easternmost hurricane known to have formed in the Atlantic tropics, and the first to actually pass over the Cape Verde Islands as a hurricaneThe...
2:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
State Dept. to release 7,000 pages of emails; 150 emails contain now-classified information
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department will release roughly 7,000 pages of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Monday, including about 150 emails that have been censored because they contain information t...
3:13PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Community gathers to pay tribute to 27-year-old slain WDBJ television cameraman Adam Ward
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Salem High School opened its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus — Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was sla...
3:08PM ( 45 minutes ago )
The Latest on Jewish shootings: Jury begins deliberation after rambling closing by defendant
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):2:10 p.m.The...
3:08PM ( 45 minutes ago )
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National
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...
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Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 2 days ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 2 days ago )
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Friday Game Night
Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
10:53PM ( 17 hours ago )
Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
10:50PM ( 17 hours ago )
Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta...
7:26PM ( 20 hours ago )
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Sports
Alaska-bound, Obama renames Mount McKinley as Denali; messy politics of climate, energy await
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided...
2:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
First boom, then bust: Investors once keen on emerging market darlings are now in full flight
NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging market stocks.The MSCI Emerging Market index has l...
1:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
Huge offshore gas field a blessing for Egypt at a key time, experts say
CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas field off the Egyptian coast is a major boon for the country that will help alleviate energy shortages and boost the economy, experts said Monday.The n...
1:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Horror master Wes Craven, director of 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two...
1:42PM ( 2 hours ago )
'A missing chapter': Rare portraits of 19th-century blacks going on display for 1st time in US
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Some faces are pensive; others are proud. Some are known; others are obscure. All are black.Rare, striking and never-before-seen portraits of black citizens in Victorian-era En...
1:13PM ( 2 hours ago )
John Legend, David Bowie, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper to write songs for 'SpongeBob' musical
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a "SpongeBob" musical in the works but the music is no kiddie stuff.Nickelodeon said Monday it will produce the world premiere of "The SpongeBob Musical" in Chicago next summer...
1:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Menard wins in nail-biting Road America Xfinity finish
The decision to compete in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series sixth annual Road America 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. paid off in a huge way for Paul Menard who scored his third career Xfinity victory at his hometown track.
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11:41PM ( 1 day ago )
Applications for US jobless aid drop to very low 271,000
WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer people sought U.S. unemployment benefits last week, evidence that employers remain confident in the economy and are laying off few workers.
9:24AM ( 4 days ago )