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Thursday July 30th, 2015 6:59PM
Atlanta Hawks player arrested after brief Banks County chase
An Atlanta Hawks player faces felony drug charges after the vehicle he was riding in ran from Banks County deputies about 9 a.m. Thursday.
6:02PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Banks County sheriff details credit union armed robbery
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed is releasing more details of the armed robbery of a Homer credit union at 10:20 a.m. Thursday.
4:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
Clermont Councilwoman Lynn Adams resigns
Clermont Town Clerk Sandra Helton said City Councilwoman Lynn Adams submitted her resignation to the city Thursday morning.
3:51PM ( 3 hours ago )
Supporters of Gainesville boy with rare disease to host blood drive
The family of a four-year-old Gainesville boy with a rare disease is hosting a blood drive and fundraiser to support medical needs and bills.
3:28PM ( 3 hours ago )
Inmate dies in custody at Habersham Co. Detention Center
A Habersham County Detention Center inmate died Wednesday while in custody, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
2:48PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Traffic, election qualifying, church rezoning decisions fill Gainesville City Council work session
Gainesville city leaders approved a couple of traffic adjustments Thursday morning at the City Council work session, and will vote on a third at their voting meeting on Tuesday.
1:27PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline Thursday, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that...
6:31PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Collins announces August town hall meetings for 9th District
Congressman Doug Collins announced Thursday that he will hold three town hall meetings in Georgia's Ninth District in August.
1:13PM ( 5 hours ago )
Senate passes 6-year highway bill, short-term patch needed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House lawmakers already dispersed for their August recess, the bill will become just one more sticky issue on a jam-packed...
12:45PM ( 6 hours ago )
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EPA reviews $15 million settlement for Hawaii molasses spill
HONOLULU (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing a $15.4 million settlement between Hawaii and a shipping company that spilled 1,400 tons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor to see how it...
6:25PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night at sea Thursday in the hunt for two teenagers...
6:22PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Utah officials considering new name for Negro Bill Canyon
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The renewed national scrutiny of the Confederate flag has officials again considering changing the name of Utah's Negro Bill Canyon, a title that's offensive to some but a point...
6:21PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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National
Bubba Russell grabs Limited Late Model win at Hartwell
Bubba Russell moved to the front of the Limited Late Model field Saturday night and went on to score the victory at Hartwell Speedway in Hartwell, Ga.
4:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
7:05AM ( 11 hours ago )
Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 19 hours ago )
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LinkedIn 2Q caps rough week for social media stocks
NEW YORK (AP) — It hasn't been a good week for social media companies, not even for the usually reliable professional networking service LinkedIn Corp.The company's second-quarter results announced Th...
6:40PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Hollywood's Relativity Media files for bankruptcy protection
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Relativity Media, the struggling "mini major" Hollywood studio behind movies such as "Immortals" and "Mirror Mirror," filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Thursday.The filing...
6:16PM ( 42 minutes ago )
Facebook ready to test giant drone for Internet service
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Intern...
5:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Cable network cancels 3 daytime shows
NEW YORK (AP) — MSNBC said Thursday that it is canceling three of its afternoon programs, part of a network-wide shift to a straight news focus during the daytime hours.Hour-long programs hosted by Ed...
6:22PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Judge leaves Katy Perry's bid to buy convent in limbo
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry's dream of owning a hilltop convent near Hollywood is going to have a wait a while longer.The convent, which Perry has wanted to buy for several years, is in the middle o...
5:59PM ( 59 minutes ago )
Judge defends actions in country singers' divorce case
SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is defending his actions in allowing country music stars Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert to keep details of their divorce private.http://bit.ly/1U9ohP8Attorne...
4:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
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AP Source: US to hit Fiat Chrysler with record $105M fine
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government will hit Fiat Chrysler with a record $105 million fine next week for violating laws in a series of vehicle safety recalls, a person briefed on the matter said.The Na...
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