Friday October 9th, 2015 1:49PM
Forsyth Co. seek suspects in Walmart robbery
Forsyth County Sheriff's Deputies are seeking the public's help in identifying a masked man who reportedly robbed a Walmart and two women associated with him.
1:15PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Former Franklin County female sheriff to be remembered
Funeral arrangements have been announced for former Franklin County Sheriff Mildred Royston.
1:03PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Banks County releases details of chase, search
The Banks County Sheriff's Office today released more details about a brief vehicle pursuit and subsequent all-day manhunt Thursday near Gillsville.
11:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
NYC jury acquits Atlanta Hawks' Sefolosha in police fracas
Atlanta Hawks' player Thabo Sefolosha has been acquitted in a case stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy New York City nightclub.
11:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Two charged after shots fired at Cleveland Walmart overnight
Two people from Cleveland have been charged in connection with an incident where shots were fired at Cleveland Walmart early Friday morning.
9:18AM ( 4 hours ago )
Judge says Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage cannot be enforced
A federal judge in Georgia has ruled that the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage cannot be enforced.
9:15AM ( 4 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
NE Ga. History Center steps back in time Sunday - way back
The Northeast Georgia History Center’s Family Day event on Sunday, "1066 - The Year of Three Kings," will showcase a fateful day 949 years ago, complete with a medieval weapons demonstration.
12:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall Co. reports 8th rabies case of 2015
For the eigth time this year, Hall County Animal Control officials are dealing with the case of a rabid animal. The latest occurred along Price Road in the north Hall area.
11:34AM ( 2 hours ago )
Brenau's Augusta campus collecting bottled water for SC flood victims
Students, faculty and staff at the Brenau University Augusta campus are doing their part to help out those impacted by flooding in South Carolina by collecting bottled water donations.
11:02AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University; suspect in custody
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An overnight confrontation between two groups of students escalated into gunfire Friday when a freshman at Northern Arizona University killed one person and wounded three other...
1:38PM ( 10 minutes ago )
AP Exclusive: Tally shows Saudi hajj crush deadliest tragedy to ever strike annual pilgrimage
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — One survivor of last month's crush and stampede at the hajj in Saudi Arabia recalled seeing so many bodies that he couldn't tell how many there were.The Associated P...
1:38PM ( 10 minutes ago )
The Latest: Officials say slain student in Northern Arizona University shooting from Colorado
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The latest on the shooting at Northern Arizona University (all times local):10:20 a.m.Officials say a student who was fatally shot at Northern Arizona University was from Color...
1:28PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: GHS-Lanier to slug it out for 8-AAAAA supremacy
Both Gainesville and Lanier football hope to answer big questions on Friday night...
8:58PM ( 7 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Week 7: Area teams facing playoff-like scenarios as region races heat up
The official start of the high school football playoffs isn't for another month. However, for some area teams, it may actually begin this Friday.
8:25PM ( 6 hours from now )
Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
8:02PM ( 17 hours ago )
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Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32AM ( 3 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Harvick set for next leg of Chase
Kevin Harvick claims he feels pressure. But it doesn’t seem like it. In a must-win situation on Sunday at Dover, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion led 355-of-400 laps on his way to victory lane.
8:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Volleyball: Lady Vikings claim second straight 7-AAA crown
The East Hall volleyball team savored a second straight Area 7-AAA championship on Thursday after sweeping past Lumpkin County and West Hall in Rabbittown.
1:34AM ( 12 hours ago )
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New York Fed President Dudley: A rate hike remains likely this year but will depend on data
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York said Friday that a Fed rate hike remains likely this year but that a final decision will depend on how the economy performs.In an int...
1:21PM ( 27 minutes ago )
US stocks move higher, keeping the market on track for its best week this year
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rose again on Friday, keeping the market on track for its best week this year, helped by advances in industrial companies. Markets continue to be driven by confidence that the F...
12:21PM ( 1 hour ago )
Finance officials meeting in Peru agree to fight tax evasion by multinational companies
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Finance officials from the world's 20 biggest economies have committed to toughening laws and boosting cross-border cooperation to prevent multinational companies from avoiding as mu...
12:12PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Music Review: Selena Gomez find balance of soul and rhythm on 'Revival'
Selena Gomez, "Revival" (Interscope Records)Sophomore albums are notoriously tricky propositions, but Selena Gomez's second solo venture, "Revival," breezes through to the finish line — the dance floo...
1:13PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Music Review: Swedish DJ Avicii feels flat on sophomore studio album "Stories"
Avicii, "Stories" (Island)Avicii, the Swedish DJ, producer and mega-hit maker, is out with his second major studio album "Stories," which arrives feeling like a move toward minimalism within an electr...
12:52PM ( 57 minutes ago )
20th Century Fox : No evidence 'Maze Runner' cast took American Indian artifacts in New Mexico
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Twentieth Century Fox officials said they have found no evidence actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico r...
12:10PM ( 1 hour ago )
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NASCAR Notebook: Harvick set for next leg of Chase
Kevin Harvick claims he feels pressure. But it doesn’t seem like it. In a must-win situation on Sunday at Dover, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion led 355-of-400 laps on his way to victory lane.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 4 days ago )