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  1. Speeding Ticket In Travis CountyTue, 28 Jul 2015 15:42:36 GMT
    Even after that suspended for should i plead guilty to a speeding ticket have to let our attorney Los Angeles for you. Certainly the defending our side. More...
  2. Snellville man charged in road rage incident, investigated for two othersTue, 28 Jul 2015 09:41:19 GMT
    William Scott Howard, 32, remained in the Clarke County Jail on Monday with bond set at $6,000 for the felony charges of making a terroristic threat and damage to property. Howard also gave authorities an address of Mallard Pointe Way in Athens. More...
  3. Large Fire Damages Auto Body Shop on U.S. Hwy 78Wed, 15 Jul 2015 20:03:28 GMT
    Gwinnett County firefighters worked a large business fire Tuesday night that caused considerable damage to an auto body shop on Stone Mountain Highway. The fire happened around 6:45 p.m. at H & H II Body and Paint Shop, at 3375 Stone Mountain Highway near Easy Street in unincorporated Snellville. More...
  4. Suspect accused of robbing two stores in one dayWed, 15 Jul 2015 17:53:40 GMT
    The man allegedly robbed One Stop Cleaners on Dogwood Road in Lawrenceville around 11 a.m. on July 10. Later in the day, the suspect is accused of robbing the Little Ceasars store on Stone Mountain Highway in Snellville. According to police, the suspect told employees at both stores that he had a sick child. More...
  5. Georgia families pick up state's first medical cannabis cardsTue, 14 Jul 2015 18:58:37 GMT
    For the first time, Georgia families are picking up state-issued cards that allow them to legally possess cannabis oil as a treatment for certain medical conditions. PJ and Beckee Lynch of Snellville met at the health department office in Brookhaven Tuesday to pick up a card for their 8-year-old daughter Norah who suffers from Aicardi Syndrome, a rare disease that affects only girls. More...
  6. Robert 'Bob' CodyTue, 14 Jul 2015 15:48:44 GMT
    Bob Cody, 79, of Waynesville, passed away July 8, 2015. He was preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Dorothy Cody; sister, Blanche Cody Burnette; son, Danny; and daughter, Anita. More...
Local News
  1. News from Nan for the Village of Stone MountainSun, 26 Jul 2015 14:32:26 EST
    Updates for July 2015 For information from Stone Mountain Park on their school and public programs or questions on the natural geology and ecology of the Stone Mountain area please email education@stonemountainpark.org More...
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  2. How To Use Barter Dollars For TransportationSat, 25 Jul 2015 00:30:16 EST
    By James Stout, Former writer for BarterNews, We barter for a vehicle whenever we "trade in" our own old vehicle (plus cash) for another vehicle.We might receive a vehicle as a "job benefit" (i.e., a barter deal in which we are exchanging a portion of our work for this vehicle instead of the equivalent amount of money). This type of benefit is common for executives (in government or business), and for people who are employed by car dealerships. More...
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  3. Share your services and products nationwide---this week for freeFri, 17 Jul 2015 12:09:44 EST
    Businesses can be on a national talk show this week for free. It is a campaign to generate business in zip codes nationwide.Mr. Tom Livsey, a national newspaper tycoon and national talk show host for several media outlets, is trying to promote interchange from media to retail merchants, over currency, and deliver the best products and services in America. The normal fee will be $2400... More...
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  4. Gwinnett County Public Schools (GCPS) welcomes its students back to schoolThu, 16 Jul 2015 12:41:25 EST
    Monday, August 10. Below you will find a link to the district'sback-to-school section for what's new in Gwinnett for the 2015-2016 schoolyear... More...
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  5. Countys first citizens academy sessionSun, 12 Jul 2015 15:07:01 EST
    The Gwinnett County Board of Commissioners recently recognized 26 community leaders for completing the Countys inaugural Gwinnett 101: Citizens Academy session that launched in April 2015. Gwinnett 101 is a 10-week crash course in Gwinnett County Government operations aimed at developing and nurturing informed and engaged residents, students and business owners in the county. More...
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  6. 2015 GCPS high school graduate heading to White House for meeting with the First Lady Wed, 08 Jul 2015 11:10:57 EST
    Sarah Thomas, who will attend Clemson University in the fall, was selected by the Georgia School Counselor Association (GSCA) to represent the organization at First Lady Michelle Obamas Beating the Odds Summit at the White House on July 23.Thomas is one of only two students in Georgia and one of 150 nationwide invited to the celebratory event. More...
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  7. OurTown.com is merchant friendly for small businessesThu, 25 Jun 2015 12:05:23 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Local businesses are getting the red carpet treatment these days from hyper local blogs and sites who are catering more and more to their needs. As ad spending on offline media such as Yellow Pages, radio and cable declines, on line ad spending and outlets for local business exposure is on the rise. More...
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  8. Snellville Georgia now has a popular weekly news talk showSat, 23 May 2015 01:31:24 EST
    By Twomucht, Topix National News Editor, Welcome to National News Editor, Tom Livsey and Snellville City Hall Councilman, Dave Emanuel, will be the talk show hosts . The talk show is the 'Brain Child of Mr. Emanuel. More...
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Top Stories
  1. Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash in BritainFri, 31 Jul 2015 21:10:20 -0400
    A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. Without confirming the identities of the victims, the Saudi Ambassador to Britain, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, offered condolences on the embassy's official Twitter account to the bin Laden family, a prominent Saudi Arabia clan with vast business interests. "His royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, the ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United Kingdom, offered his condolences to the sons of the late Mohammed bin Laden and their relations for the grave incident of the crash of the plane carrying members of the family at Balckbushe airport," he said in the tweet. More...
  2. Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movieFri, 31 Jul 2015 21:07:56 -0400
    NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind of family she thinks is missing on television today. More...
  3. Daniel Wu's martial arts TV series premieres in Nov. on AMCFri, 31 Jul 2015 21:01:49 -0400
    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Hong Kong movie star Daniel Wu is bringing martial arts back to TV in the U.S. with his upcoming series "Into the Badlands," premiering Nov. 19 on AMC. More...
  4. Jail inmate in Arizona pulls eye out of its socketFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:59:22 -0400
    FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) A jail inmate in Arizona is hospitalized after authorities say he pulled one of his eyeballs out of its socket. More...
  5. Japan police arrest MtGox CEO over loss of Bitcoins: mediaFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:59:00 -0400
    Japanese police on Saturday arrested Mark Karpeles, head of the collapsed MtGox Bitcoin exchange, over the disappearance of about $390 million worth of the virtual currency, local media said. France-born Karpeles, 30, is suspected of having accessed the exchange's computer system and falsifying data on its outstanding balance, Kyodo News and public broadcaster NHK said. The global virtual currency community was shaken by the shuttering of MtGox, which froze withdrawals in February 2014 because of what the firm said was a bug in the software underpinning Bitcoin that allowed hackers to pilfer them. More...
  6. Analysis: Afghan govt hopes to divide and conquer TalibanFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:58:01 -0400
    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) The new leader of the Afghan Taliban faces the twin challenges of bringing together an insurgency that he ran for years under another man's name and uniting a fractured movement that has seen fighters desert for more extreme groups such as the Islamic State. Meanwhile, the Afghan government believes it can seize on the Taliban leadership crisis it has created by announcing that Mullah Mohammad Omar has been dead for more than two years to further weaken the insurgency. More...
  7. The Latest: Hamels, Cespedes top names dealt at deadlineFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:56:19 -0400
    NEW YORK (AP) Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern): More...
  8. Mets get Cespedes at trade deadlineFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:55:09 -0400
    NEW YORK (AP) The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Tony Abbott should talk less about Islamic State more about drugsFri, 31 Jul 2015 15:13:08 GMT
    Instead of slashing services in an attempt to balance short-term budgets, Australian governments should be taking advantage of record low interest rates to borrow money to invest in tackling youth mental health and homelessness. A government obsession with Islamic State ignores far greater risks to the nation's youth. More...
  2. Federal judge takes nuanced approach in US terrorism casesFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:51:03 GMT
    Davis, who became chief judge of the Minnesota district in 2008, and recently stepped down from that post, wi... . In this photo taken July 8, 2015, U.S. District Judge Michael Davis poses in his Minneapolis chambers. More...
  3. Greek bailout talks to shift gearFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:51:02 GMT
    Lead negotiators from the European Union and International Monetary Fund begin an intensive round of talks with Greece on Friday to hammer out details of a third international bailout worth some 85 billion euros . Greece needs the money to keep paying its debts and remain in the euro currency. More...
  4. Federal judge takes nuanced approach in US terrorism casesFri, 31 Jul 2015 06:51:01 GMT
    In this photo taken July 8, 2015, U.S. District Judge Michael Davis poses in his chambers his Minneapolis chambers. Davis, who became chief judge of the Minnesota district in 2008, and recently stepped down from that post, will turn 68 later this month, but hasn't said whether he'll reduce his caseload. More...
  5. Will US economic growth persuade the Fed to raise interest rates?Fri, 31 Jul 2015 02:41:22 GMT
    The US economy expanded 2.3 percent in the second quarter with the help of consumer spending. Although the Federal Reserve said it will keep interest rates near zero, the economic growth means a hike is still a possibility. More...
  6. Analyst says Bank of America's embattled CEO is the 'right guy' for the jobThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:26:51 GMT
    Analyst Dick Bove says Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan is the "right guy" to lead the company, which is the largest bank in California. Bank of America is widely seen as one of the nation's big banks still trying to recover from some ill-conceived acquisitions and other strategic missteps of an earlier era, including the 2008 purchase of Countrywide Financial, one of the most aggressive lenders in the subprime boom. More...
  7. Gas Awakening From U.S. Shale Slumber as LNG Shipments NearThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:27:32 GMT
    Seasonal price swings will intensify as the country begins shipping liquefied natural gas cargoes to Asia and Europe later this year, said Bank of America Corp., RBC Capital Markets LLC and Wood Mackenzie Ltd. While that's good news for traders yearning for volatility, it could be bad news for consumers. Exports will help prices rebound from the slump caused by the U.S. pumping record amounts from shale formations. More...
  8. Residential developer interested in TCF Bank building siteThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:16:56 GMT
    Franklin Street Properties Corp. continues to favor a mixed-use tower at 801 Marquette Ave. S. in downtown Minneapolis, but it hasn't signed any development partners or suggested when construction would start. A new tower could contain a mix of residential, retail, hotel and office or some combination of those Chief Investment Officer Jeffrey Carter , told investors on a conference call Wednesday. More...
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National News
  1. Several wildfires blackening dry California's golden hills as Gov. Brown declares state of emergencySat, 01 Aug 2015 00:26:25 GMT
    Wildfires blackened the golden hills of California on Friday, egged on by bone-dry vegetation, triple-digit temperatures and gusting winds. More...
  2. California launches site to let residents tattle anonymously on water wasters during droughtFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:31:29 GMT
    California is launching a website that lets residents tattle on water wasters, from neighbors with leaky sprinklers to waiters who serve water without asking. More...
  3. Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion groupFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:17:06 GMT
    A federal judge has blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of abortion providers by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly recorded videos of a Planned Parenthood leader. More...
  4. 'Greta Investigates Lone Wolves Enemies Among Us,' highlights Brendan Tevlin murder caseFri, 31 Jul 2015 23:00:01 GMT
    Allison Tevlin, the mother of murdered 19-year-old New Jersey student Brendan Tevlin, told Fox News Greta Investigates team Friday that the additional charge of terrorism brought against her sons accused murderer, Ali Mohammad Brown, is a good thing. More...
  5. Judge approves place for former US Rep. Mel Reynolds to stay while out on bondFri, 31 Jul 2015 22:33:54 GMT
    A federal judge has approved a long-term residence for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds to stay while free on bond on tax charges. More...
  6. Verizon strike possible as contract deadline looms Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:21:04 GMT
    Verizon workers in nine states could walk off the job as soon as early Sunday if union negotiators don't reach an agreement over benefits with the wireless carrier. More...
  7. Brothers charged with 5 counts of murder in stabbing deaths Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:15:32 GMT
    First-degree murder charges were formally filed Friday against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings. More...
  8. Newborn girl found alive in dumpster in Kentucky, witness credited with saving child's lifeFri, 31 Jul 2015 22:14:45 GMT
    Authorities in western Kentucky say a newborn baby girl has been found alive in a dumpster and a teenager has been charged with attempted murder. More...
  9. Start Before You're Ready: Advice From 4 Established EntrepreneursFri, 31 Jul 2015 22:00:00 GMT
    A post last year resonated with entrepreneurs around the world. Here are some of their comments. More...
  1. Latest Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails: Staff Pet Peeves, Suck-Up Aides and Holiday HeadachesFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:20:00 EDT
    One staffer called Hillary Clinton the "Secretary of Awesome" in a newly released email More...
  2. Bill Cosby's Producer Speaks Out: 'I'm Hoping That People Will Still Be Able to Watch the Show'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:15:00 EDT
    Bill Cosby's longtime producer, Tom Werner, addressed the comedian's sexual assault allegations for the first time to The Hollywood Reporter More...
  3. Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Pay Respects at Bobbi Kristina Brown's WakeFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    Bobby Brown has arrived at the wake of his daughter Bobbi Kristina in Atlanta More...
  4. Christina Applegate: 'I Barely Survived' the Terrible TwosFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    "The fours are pretty gnarls too. She is pushing so many boundaries right now," the Vacation star tells PEOPLE More...
  5. FROM EW: How J.J. Abrams Broke His Back Trying to Help Harrison Ford on the Set of Star WarsFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    J.J. Abrams geeked out over Harrison Ford during an appearance on The Daily Show More...
  6. Four Things to Know About Korean Heartthrob Kim Soo HyunFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:45:00 EDT
    The star visits KCON 2015 in Los Angeles this weekend with Asia's hottest entertainers More...
  7. Ashley Monroe on Her New Album's 'Edge' - and Those Blake and Miranda Tweets!Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:30:00 EDT
    "The whole album sums up exactly where I am in my life in my life right now," the musician tells PEOPLE More...
  8. Jennifer Garner Stays 'Focused' on Work, Ben Affleck Keeps a Low Profile Days After Nanny Infidelity ClaimsFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:10:00 EDT
    Jennifer Garner continues to work in Atlanta following reports that Ben Affleck cheated with nanny Christine Ouzounian More...
  9. Wrestling Legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper Dies Aged 61Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:00:00 EDT
    WWE legend Roddy Piper has suffered a fatal heart attack, PEOPLE confirms More...
  10. The Bill Nye Film Directors: 'There's a Whole Generation That Needs Access to His Story'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:15:00 EDT
    It's time to find out who the man behind the bow tie really is More...
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  1. Latest Batch of Hillary Clinton Emails: Staff Pet Peeves, Suck-Up Aides and Holiday HeadachesFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:20:00 EDT
    One staffer called Hillary Clinton the "Secretary of Awesome" in a newly released email More...
  2. Bill Cosby's Producer Speaks Out: 'I'm Hoping That People Will Still Be Able to Watch the Show'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 20:15:00 EDT
    Bill Cosby's longtime producer, Tom Werner, addressed the comedian's sexual assault allegations for the first time to The Hollywood Reporter More...
  3. Bobby Brown and Whitney Houston's Mother Cissy Pay Respects at Bobbi Kristina Brown's WakeFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    Bobby Brown has arrived at the wake of his daughter Bobbi Kristina in Atlanta More...
  4. Christina Applegate: 'I Barely Survived' the Terrible TwosFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    "The fours are pretty gnarls too. She is pushing so many boundaries right now," the Vacation star tells PEOPLE More...
  5. FROM EW: How J.J. Abrams Broke His Back Trying to Help Harrison Ford on the Set of Star WarsFri, 31 Jul 2015 20:00:00 EDT
    J.J. Abrams geeked out over Harrison Ford during an appearance on The Daily Show More...
  6. Four Things to Know About Korean Heartthrob Kim Soo HyunFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:45:00 EDT
    The star visits KCON 2015 in Los Angeles this weekend with Asia's hottest entertainers More...
  7. Ashley Monroe on Her New Album's 'Edge' - and Those Blake and Miranda Tweets!Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:30:00 EDT
    "The whole album sums up exactly where I am in my life in my life right now," the musician tells PEOPLE More...
  8. Jennifer Garner Stays 'Focused' on Work, Ben Affleck Keeps a Low Profile Days After Nanny Infidelity ClaimsFri, 31 Jul 2015 19:10:00 EDT
    Jennifer Garner continues to work in Atlanta following reports that Ben Affleck cheated with nanny Christine Ouzounian More...
  9. Wrestling Legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper Dies Aged 61Fri, 31 Jul 2015 19:00:00 EDT
    WWE legend Roddy Piper has suffered a fatal heart attack, PEOPLE confirms More...
  10. The Bill Nye Film Directors: 'There's a Whole Generation That Needs Access to His Story'Fri, 31 Jul 2015 18:15:00 EDT
    It's time to find out who the man behind the bow tie really is 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...
Music News
  1. UK judges rule in favour of terrorist wanted over 1986 Madrid bomb attackFri, 31 Jul 2015 13:14:53 GMT
    A convicted terrorist wanted by Spanish authorities as a result of his involvement in a 1986 Madrid bomb attack which left 11 people dead has won the latest round of a fight against extradition from the the UK. Judges heard that Arranz had been a member of a terrorist cell with links to Basque separatist group ETA - he had travelled to the UK about four years ago and was arrested at an address in Hounslow, west London, in 2012. More...
  2. Turkey: 5 killed in clashes between authorities and PKKFri, 31 Jul 2015 11:10:01 GMT
    Kurdish rebels raided a Turkish police station and fired on railway workers in two separate attacks that left five dead, officials said Friday, amid renewed conflict between the security forces and insurgents that has wrecked the fragile peace process. Violence has sharply increased in Turkey in the past week, with the government launching aerial strikes against Kurdistan Workers' Party, or PKK, bases in northern Iraq, and the rebels escalating attacks against Turkey's security forces. More...
  3. Palestinian Child Killed in Arson AttackOfficials suspect fire was set by Jewish extremists.Fri, 31 Jul 2015 07:06:57 GMT
    Police said Friday a house fire in the occupied West Bank that left a Palestinian toddler dead may have been set by Jewish extremists. The 18-month-old child was killed while his four-year-old brother and both parents were injured in the fire, Israeli security officials said. More...
  4. Dentist who shot Cecil the lion 'wanted to hunt elephant'The US...Fri, 31 Jul 2015 06:03:36 GMT
    The US dentist who killed Cecil the lion wanted to hunt a "very large elephant" after shooting the protected animal, the guide who led the trip has claimed. Theo Bronkhorst faces criminal charges in Zimbabwe for his role in the famed big cat's death, which has sparked a furious public reaction. More...
  5. Canadian pastor being held in North Korea speaksFri, 31 Jul 2015 05:03:33 GMT
    A Canadian pastor detained in North Korea made his first public appearance at a news conference in Pyongyang on Thursday, nearly six months after he was arrested in the country while on a humanitarian visit, according to Japan's Kyodo news agency. Reading from a statement, Rev. More...