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Wednesday July 1st, 2015 7:08PM
GSP: No charges in E. Hall ice cream truck accident
No charges will be filed after a little boy was struck by a vehicle passing an ice cream truck earlier this week in the East Hall area.
6:09PM ( 59 minutes ago )
New Exec Director named for Good News Clinics
Good News Clinics has named Allison Borchert, RN, as new Executive Director to replace outgoing Executive Director Cheryl Christian, according to an announcement by GNC Board of Directors President Richard Bennett, DMD.
5:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Stone Mountain Park official: Rebel flags must fly under law
Confederate flags will continue flying at Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta because Georgia law prevents their removal, the head of a state authority that oversees the park said Wednesday.
4:41PM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Hall County native named Ga. DOT Area Engineer
The Georgia Department of Transportation has appointed a Hall County native, Shannon Giles, as Area Engineer serving Barrow, Clarke, Jackson, Oconee and Walton counties.
4:10PM ( 2 hours ago )
By Staff
VIDEO: Hall Co. Fire Marshal offers fireworks safety tips
Wednesday marked the first day that citizens could purchase consumer, "aerial" fireworks in Georgia, and Hall County Fire officials are warning residents of the potential hazards.
2:25PM ( 4 hours ago )
Hall Co. resource officers practice active shooter drills
Officials with the Hall County Sheriff's Office and school resource officers from around the county participated in an active shooter drill Wednesday.
11:48AM ( 7 hours ago )
As SC fire investigated, stats show church fires not unusual
GREELEYVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The Rev. John Taylor feared the worst when he learned his church was on fire, only days after a mass shooting at a black church in Charleston prompted Southern leaders to cal...
6:29PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Thieves make off with semi loaded with liquor and wine
Law officers in Athens are investigating the theft of an estimated $100,000 worth of bottled liquor and wine after a semi-trailer loaded with the alcohol went missing.
1:47PM ( 5 hours ago )
DeKalb County CEO found guilty of perjury, extortion charge
A suspended DeKalb County official accused of pressuring vendors for campaign contributions has been found guilty of perjury and attempted theft by extortion.
12:59PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
Federal judge: Alabama counties must allow gay marriage
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With a handful of Alabama counties still refusing to grant gay marriages even as they issued licenses for straight weddings, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that all must abide...
6:59PM ( 8 minutes ago )
Authorities say suspect in family killings owed victim money
A California man charged with killing his business associate, the man's wife and two small children owed $30,000 to the victim and had other debts, authorities said in records released Wednesday.Victi...
6:48PM ( 19 minutes ago )
$3 million restoration project improves Alcatraz Island
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — More than a million people visit Alcatraz Island every year to see the shuttered prison sitting in the San Francisco Bay, made famous by Clint Eastwood in the movie about the grea...
6:47PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
AP source: Hawks finalizing deal for Spurs' Splitter
A person with knowledge of the deals says the Atlanta Hawks are finalizing a trade for San Antonio Spurs center Tiago Splitter.
6:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
U.S. women head to WWC final with 2-0 shutout of Germany
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
9:23AM ( 9 hours ago )
Nats continue dominance over Braves
Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
11:53PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Sports
SUVs, muscle cars help auto industry maintain momentum
DETROIT (AP) — Americans again bought vehicles that sit up high and come loaded with features like backup cameras and smartphone capabilities in June. Horsepower was also in; gas-sipping not so much.S...
5:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
US probing possible airline collusion that kept fares high
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated P...
5:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks gain as Greece appears to be willing to negotiate
NEW YORK (AP) — Hopes that a deal could be reached between Greece and its creditors pushed stocks higher on Wednesday.The U.S. market opened higher, following strong gains for European stocks, after G...
5:02PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Oregon judge denies bail for Journey drummer accused of rape
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo was high on meth and hallucinating when he was arrested two weeks ago and accused of misdemeanor assault and menacing, his attorney said Wednesday du...
6:38PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Laurence Fishburne to star in 'Roots' miniseries remake
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurence Fishburne is joining the "Roots" miniseries remake.A&E Networks said Wednesday that Fishburne will play writer Alex Haley, whose novel about his African-American ancestry w...
2:23PM ( 4 hours ago )
30th anniversary of 'Future' celebrated at Hollywood Bowl
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands went back in time as one of the largest movie audiences ever in one place gathered to watch "Back to the Future" at the Hollywood Bowl in a celebration of the film's 30th...
2:11PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program
Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.
By The Associated Press
10:12PM ( 20 hours ago )
Dates for annual Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend set
The fourth annual Dahlonega Wine Trail Weekend will take place August 22 & 23.
5:26PM ( 1 hour ago )