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  1. Gwinnett man drowns in Lake Allatoona SundayTue, 29 Jul 2014 14:10:40 GMT
    A 26-year-old Snellville man drowned while trying to retrieve an inflatable float that had blown away from shore on Lake Allatoona Sunday. More...
  2. Back to school with some sense and self-defenseSat, 26 Jul 2014 00:05:52 GMT
    Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special. Classes are available for kids and adults, so check them out! Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special. More...
  3. Snellville Citizens Police Academy Looking for ApplicantsFri, 25 Jul 2014 20:01:25 GMT
    The city's police department is now accepting applications for the 18th session of the Citizens Police Academy. More...
  4. Georgia Attorney General Wants Same-Sex Marriage Suit Thrown OutTue, 22 Jul 2014 04:00:31 GMT
    The Attorney of General of Georgia is asking that the judge hearing a controversial lawsuit hoping to overturn Georgia's same-sex marriage ban throw the case out. More...
  5. Rained-Out Concert Re-Scheduled for SeptemberMon, 21 Jul 2014 22:46:08 GMT
    Submitted by City of Snellville The City of Snellville has re-scheduled a concert that was rained out Saturday, July 19. The Metro Jazz Club, a 17-piece band, is scheduled to make up the concert on Sept. More...
  6. Cooking up school supply support: The North Metro NPHC Cookout and DriveMon, 21 Jul 2014 01:58:01 GMT
    The North Metro NPHC is hosting a school supply drive and cookout on July 26th. It's a call for the community to donate supplies in order to lend support to students in need. More...
Local News
  1. There's Texting, Sexing, and now Frexting. What is it?Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:15:43 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, About 5 years ago texting was not very popular as it has become today. First lets define Texting- It is a form of communication by way of non verbal communication More...
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  2. Back to school items for sell---Cheap !Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:43:14 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, After the Fourth of July weekend, most families are focused on the end of Summer, when their children are heading back to school, or college bound. Now is the time to purchase supplies. Whether its a new computer, desk, or chairs for high school seniors on their way to college, or a middle school student entering high school, parents know that their children will be in need of school supplies items that will make their child's transition easier. More...
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  3. How Local Business Can Triple Back To School Retail Sales-On Line Advertising !Mon, 07 Jul 2014 14:53:23 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Great back to school sales can make retailers fend til Christmas. Many retail merchants realize that in order to promote their school products, is through sponsoring a local school. Teachers, students, parents, all need new clothes, supplies, and a local store to offer them a special savings over the national store chains, like Walmart. More...
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  4. Finally Retailers Are Tapping Into On Line Advertising !Tue, 01 Jul 2014 01:29:07 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, In the face of high gas prices, local buyers are trying to find products and services close to their home or workplace. Likewise, travelers are Googling for the same items along their journey. So, if you want to attract more customers, you need to have the ability to secure top listing on Google Search, period. More...
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  5. Cars for college bound students of Gwinnett CountyWed, 18 Jun 2014 14:44:56 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Well the high school graduations are almost over. Now the plans for parents is to supply their high school grads with dependable transportation, and computers, for the college bound students. I will try and give some insight to the best ways to curb your budget. Here is one below: More...
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  6. Happy 59th Anniversary To Promised Land's IconsFri, 13 Jun 2014 13:05:10 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, To be sure, many people have parents, who they are proud of belonging to in life. I am no exception.However, there are only a few who can confess that their life long role models were, and still are their own parents. I never had to buy a comic book, or watch professional players, or musicians.I woke up every morning with Superman and Superwoman. More...
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  7. Painting Parties Have Become The Party Rage In 2014!Thu, 12 Jun 2014 08:48:28 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Although family gatherings, like weddings, reunions, birthday parties are still great opportunities to spend memorable times with family members, the times are a changing. Party games like,' Pin A Tail On A Donkey, Musical Chairs or Bobbing For Apples would do for a ten year old's birthday party, 20 years ago, now the youth wants more individuality. More...
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  8. Northwest Mourns Senseless Campus ShootingsWed, 11 Jun 2014 20:58:32 EST
    By Cassandra Smith, OurTown National News Editor, Washington State and neighboring sister state Portland, Oregon have experienced such devastation and senseless loss of our young people today. June 5, 2014 3:30 p.m. One of our private Universities Seattle Pacific near downtown Seattle. Estimate attendance 4,270 undergraduate and graduate students attend the private Christian university... More...
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  1. An Atlanta mother faces a judge for leaving her children in a car while shoppingTue, 29 Jul 2014 22:04:36 +0000
    Just a couple days before National Heat Stroke Prevention Day, another parent takes a dangerous chance with her children’s lives. 28-year-old Charnae Mosley made her first court appearance Tuesday morning after she was arrested Monday... More...
  2. Five forbidden phrases--and great substitutions for themTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:28:40 +0000
    Service professionals who choose words well as they help customers, thereby putting them at ease either on the telephone or face-to-face, really have a distinct advantage over others without this expertise, who yet operate in a service... More...
  3. Sales tax holiday in Georgia this weekend: Back to school savings for 2014Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:35:32 +0000
    Are you ready for some tax saving news? According to a report by the AJC and Access Atlanta on July 29, Georgia’s sales tax holiday starts on August 1, 2014. Whether you are looking for back... More...
  4. How to catch fish in southern cool frontTue, 29 Jul 2014 16:17:38 +0000
    Anglers depend on their gear Water clarity and the sky conditions are a good way to pick out what kind of jerkbait to use. What are the shad doing this time of year? Unpredictable action is good for this time... More...
  5. Polk County Ga. arrest report dated July 27, 2014Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:10:59 +0000
    The Northwest Georgia Crime Examiner personally compiles arrest reports that covers the Polk County area. These reports are for local news purposes only.Listed below is the Polk County arrest report for Sunday July 27, 2014. The report includes a... More...
  6. Actual beginning, albeit pinprick, of WWI occurred 100 years ago todayTue, 29 Jul 2014 14:33:06 +0000
    Numerous articles and commentary since June 28, 2014 have heralded that centennial anniversary of the assassination of the heir to the Austro-Hungarian throne by Serbian nationalists during his visit to his empire's provincial Bosnian capitol... More...
Top Stories
  1. NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rulesTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:45:01 -0400
    CHICAGO (AP) The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough. More...
  2. Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to HouseTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:38:57 -0400
    WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election debate on whether to raise gasoline taxes. More...
  3. Obama dining with 4 Kansas City letter writersTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:35:16 -0400
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess. More...
  4. Twitter 2Q results soar, stock flies highTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:33:06 -0400
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter's stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. More...
  5. 4 charged with murder in death of USC studentTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:51 -0400
    Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group. More...
  6. Arraignment delayed for teens in USC student deathTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:18:09 -0400
    LOS ANGELES (AP) An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China. More...
  7. Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity sessionTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:17:27 -0400
    ST. LOUIS (AP) To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp. More...
  8. Motion filed to dismiss Ala. penis amputation suitTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:15:15 -0400
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) An attorney for two Alabama doctors accused in a lawsuit of amputating a man's penis in what was supposed to have been a routine circumcision filed a motion Tuesday seeking to dismiss the claims. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Deutsche Bank's Postbank takeover hit by new regulatory delayTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:25:48 GMT
    Deutsche Bank's takeover of Postbank was hit with a fresh regulatory delay on Wednesday, when Germany's Federal Supreme Court failed to give final clearance to the deal and instead referred a lawsuit over its terms to an appeals court. More...
  2. Swiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jumpTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:09:08 GMT
    A man who was imprisoned 21 years for a rape and murder he didn't commit is set to testify at a first-ever Connecticut hearing to determine how much he should be compensated. More...
  3. Swiss bank UBS reports rise in profitTue, 29 Jul 2014 12:59:51 GMT
    Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight. More...
  4. Deutsche Bank posts 29 percent net profit dropTue, 29 Jul 2014 08:49:57 GMT
    Deutsche Bank AG posted a 29 percent drop in second-quarter net profit Tuesday, hit by what it described as higher taxes, declining revenue and political instability affecting the markets. More...
  5. Swiss bank UBS reports 2Q net profit jump, settlement of German caseTue, 29 Jul 2014 06:50:11 GMT
    Swiss banking giant UBS AG has reported a 15 per cent jump in second-quarter net profit from a year ago, driven by strong results from its core wealth management and trimmed-down investment banking franchises despite a tough market environment. More...
  6. Exclusive: Fifth Third Center in downtown Tampa soldTue, 29 Jul 2014 02:40:34 GMT
    The sale of the 19-story 281,187-square-foot office building at 201 E. Kennedy Blvd. closed Monday, CBRE Group Inc. confirmed to the Tampa Bay Business Journal . More...
  7. After decade of change, where does Birmingham rank as a banking hub?Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:36:00 GMT
    The growth of Birmingham banks, specifically Regions Bank , has helped the area maintain its status as a banking hub despite a decade of significant change for its bank scene. More...
  8. Greece wants ECB stress tests to factor in banks' restructuring plans, source saysMon, 28 Jul 2014 18:24:50 GMT
    Greece wants the European Central Bank's health checks on its four biggest banks later this year to take account of their new restructuring plans rather than being based on last year's balance sheet data alone, a Greek finance ministry official said on Monday. More...
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  1. Former vending firm official sentenced for scheme that defrauded Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9MTue, 29 Jul 2014 23:15:04 GMT
    A former official of a New Jersey-based vending company has been sentenced to prison time for his role in a scheme that defrauded the Pepsi Bottling Group of $2.9 million over a 10-year period. More...
  2. Pennsylvania State Police sued by US over fitness tests, alleging discrimination against womenTue, 29 Jul 2014 22:48:58 GMT
    The federal government is suing Pennsylvania over physical fitness tests given its applicants for state trooper positions, saying the practice illegally discriminates against women. More...
  3. Clown car crash: Performers come to aid of fellow jester after accidentTue, 29 Jul 2014 22:26:02 GMT
    A minor car accident involving a utility pole turned into a real high-wire act on Monday after a group of New Jersey clowns came to the rescue of a shaken-up jester. More...
  4. Elaborate East Texas marijuana farm with 100,000 plants valued at $175 millionTue, 29 Jul 2014 22:10:44 GMT
    East Texas authorities say they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million. More...
  5. Connecticut mother whose son died after being left in hot car says she forgives husbandTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:25:21 GMT
    A Connecticut woman whose 15-month-old son died this month after her husband left him in a car on a hot day said Tuesday he is an amazing father and she forgives him. More...
  6. US accuses Russia of violating 1987 weapons treaty, doesn't offer details of allegationTue, 29 Jul 2014 21:19:08 GMT
    The Obama administration's claim that Russia violated a key nuclear weapons treaty leaves the future of the 26-year-old accord in question. More...
  7. Last living crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia at age 93Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:11:22 GMT
    Tom VanKirk says his father, 93-year-old Theodore VanKirk, died Monday in Stone Mountain, Georgia. More...
  8. Washington State ferry loses power on Seattle to Bainbridge Island runTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:55:01 GMT
    A ferry carrying hundreds of passengers on the Washington State Ferries' busiest route has lost power. More...
  9. Japanese man sentenced to 3 months for flight attendant assault en route to Hawaii honeymoonTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:47:37 GMT
    A Japanese man who pleaded guilty to assaulting a flight attendant while flying to Hawaii for his honeymoon will soon return to Japan. More...
  1. Oh Baby! Galaxy Costars Zo Saldana and Chris Pratt Compare BumpsTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 EDT
    The actress isn't saying a word about her happy news - but with Pratt by her side, she clearly doesn't need to! More...
  2. See Beyonc's Response to the Breakup RumorsTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:00:00 EDT
    With reports rampant that her marriage to Jay Z is on the rocks, the singer set the record straight - through photos More...
  3. FROM EW: Watch Rob Lowe's Awesome Shark Week PromoTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 EDT
    This promo is so crazy you'll want to watch it more than once More...
  4. How Mick Jagger's Daughter Georgia May Is Helping in the Fight Against Blood CancerTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:15:00 EDT
    The model works to raise awareness and find more blood donor matches More...
  5. Why 5 Seconds of Summer Was So Scared of One DirectionTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 EDT
    "It's cool that young kids get to go home with a bit of education on rock music," drummer Ashton Irwin says of teaming up with 1D More...
  6. Very Pregnant Scarlett Johansson Debuts Very Short, Very Blonde New HaircutTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:45:00 EDT
    The mom-to-be is rocking a new do More...
  7. Was Missing New Hampshire Teen Abigail Hernandez Held in a Shipping Container for 9 Months?Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:00 EDT
    Nathaniel Kibby has been charged with kidnapping the 14-year-old last October and appeared in court on Tuesday More...
  8. Nick Viall Asks Bachelorette Andi Dorfman to Remember Their 'Passion' in LetterTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:00 EDT
    The former assistant district attorney chose finac Josh Murray instead More...
  9. This Cocktail Has 71 Ingredients - And They're All Packed Into One GlassTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    Meet the craziest drink yet More...
  10. PHOTOS: Alicia Silverstone Celebrates Son's Third Birthday on a FarmTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:45:00 EDT
    The actress hosted a birthday party for Bear at Farm Sanctuary in California More...
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  1. Oh Baby! Galaxy Costars Zo Saldana and Chris Pratt Compare BumpsTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:30:00 EDT
    The actress isn't saying a word about her happy news - but with Pratt by her side, she clearly doesn't need to! More...
  2. See Beyonc's Response to the Breakup RumorsTue, 29 Jul 2014 20:00:00 EDT
    With reports rampant that her marriage to Jay Z is on the rocks, the singer set the record straight - through photos More...
  3. FROM EW: Watch Rob Lowe's Awesome Shark Week PromoTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:30:00 EDT
    This promo is so crazy you'll want to watch it more than once More...
  4. How Mick Jagger's Daughter Georgia May Is Helping in the Fight Against Blood CancerTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:15:00 EDT
    The model works to raise awareness and find more blood donor matches More...
  5. Why 5 Seconds of Summer Was So Scared of One DirectionTue, 29 Jul 2014 19:00:00 EDT
    "It's cool that young kids get to go home with a bit of education on rock music," drummer Ashton Irwin says of teaming up with 1D More...
  6. Very Pregnant Scarlett Johansson Debuts Very Short, Very Blonde New HaircutTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:45:00 EDT
    The mom-to-be is rocking a new do More...
  7. Was Missing New Hampshire Teen Abigail Hernandez Held in a Shipping Container for 9 Months?Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:30:00 EDT
    Nathaniel Kibby has been charged with kidnapping the 14-year-old last October and appeared in court on Tuesday More...
  8. Nick Viall Asks Bachelorette Andi Dorfman to Remember Their 'Passion' in LetterTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:15:00 EDT
    The former assistant district attorney chose finac Josh Murray instead More...
  9. This Cocktail Has 71 Ingredients - And They're All Packed Into One GlassTue, 29 Jul 2014 18:00:00 EDT
    Meet the craziest drink yet More...
  10. PHOTOS: Alicia Silverstone Celebrates Son's Third Birthday on a FarmTue, 29 Jul 2014 17:45:00 EDT
    The actress hosted a birthday party for Bear at Farm Sanctuary in California More...
Music News
  1. Drake Says He Wrote Alicia Keys' 'Un-Thinkable' About Nicki MinajWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Drake confirms speculation that he wrote Alicia Keys' forbidden-love hit "Un-Thinkable" with Nicki Minaj in mind. More...
  2. Chuckie Says He's 'Excited' To Tour With Legendary Paul OakenfoldWed, 13 Oct 2010 16:09:56 EDT
    Dutch dance music DJ/producer Chuckie will join Paul Oakenfold's Facelift Tour, which kicked off last week. More...
  3. Kanye West's G.O.O.D. Music Artists Push One Another, Common SaysWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:57:37 EDT
    G.O.O.D. Music members Common and Big Sean talk about how the competitive vibe of Kanye West's hip-hop collective inspires members to make their best music. More...
  4. Kings Of Leon's Come Around Sundown: Night MovesWed, 13 Oct 2010 15:20:19 EDT
    Kings of Leon are taking a victory lap with Come Around Sundown, the follow-up to their Grammy-winning breakthrough, in Bigger Than the Sound. More...
  5. Ke$ha Works On Her 'Psychic Abilities'Wed, 13 Oct 2010 14:51:26 EDT
    Ke$ha tells Seventeen touring spiritual healer helps her hone in on "psychic abilities" and center her chakras before every show. More...
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