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  1. Gordon Central graduate recognized at BerryWed, 12 Dec 2018 01:57:22 GMT
    A Calhoun native was recently recognized with fellow Berry College students for their work at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Atlanta. More...
  2. Athens area suffered little from wintry weekendMon, 10 Dec 2018 18:58:00 GMT
    The Athens area fared well by avoiding snow and ice during the rainy and cold weekend that stretched into Monday. And most of the outages close to Athens occurred in areas north of Interstate 85 and south of Monroe, according to electric power services. More...
  3. Republican declares win in Georgia elections chief raceWed, 05 Dec 2018 07:55:59 GMT
    Republican Brad Raffensperger appeared poised to defeat Democrat John Barrow on Tuesday to become Georgia's new elections chief, holding the office for his party after critics accused Georgia Republicans this fall of suppressing minority voting rights. Georgians wait in line to cast their votes in the 2018 U.S. midterm election at a Gwinnett County polling place in Annistown Elementary School in Snellville, Georgia, U.S. November 6, 2018. More...
  4. The Country You Save May Be Your OwnThu, 22 Nov 2018 05:02:05 GMT
    Every vote I cast in Iran took place in a mosque or in a schoolhouse, transformed for a day into a civilian headquarters, one of hundreds stationed across the capital. The most recent was in an elementary school just off Haft-e Tir Square in central Tehran, not far from the former U.S. embassy compound. More...
  5. Prosecutors say teen should have been in jail when he killed officer Source: WSB-TVTue, 20 Nov 2018 01:46:49 GMT
    For weeks we've investigated the troubled past of a teenage cop killer, and Channel 2's Tony Thomas got access to documents that show the fight to keep him off the street before the murder. What Thomas found confirms what he's been told by sources for the last three weeks: two years before Officer Antwan Toney was killed, prosecutors tried to get Tafahree Maynard sent to juvenile jail but the court instead sent him home. More...
  6. GA: How Uber, Lyft may become part of transit solution for HallWed, 14 Nov 2018 04:18:12 GMT
    Nov. 12--Local transit leaders are considering using options like Uber and Lyft to supplement or replace Hall Area Transit. A major push for change is coming with the 2020 census, which may lead to Hall County being classified as a "large urban area" and the loss of $500,000 in annual public transit funding. More...
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  1. College students in need to make a few thousand dollars for summer breakSun, 18 Jun 2017 17:06:28 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, OurTown is seeking a dozen energetic college students who are majoring in journalism or advertising to sell our Article/Talk Show Campaign nationwide. More...
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  2. Centerville Senior Citizen Building breaks groundWed, 14 Jun 2017 17:49:08 EST
    Seniors who will frequent the new center attended the ceremony as Board of Commissioners Chairman Charlotte Nash, District 2 Commissioner Lynette Howard, District 55 State Sen. Gloria Butler and District 93 State Rep. Darshun Kendrick More...
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  3. Chin Chin Hibachi Voted Top Five By OurTown Media Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:24:06 EST
    By Tricia Bailey, OurTown National News Editor, A portion of the history behind hibachi cooking may astound you.OurTown Media is a hyperlocal news site that is located in every zip code around the nation... More...
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  4. Increase Summer sales with OurTown MediaMon, 05 Jun 2017 14:30:19 EST
    Keep your business sales as hot as the weather. Start an article/talk show campaign that will boost your business.OurTown Media is pulling out a feasible way to get your business media exposure. More...
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  5. The Golden Games Create Golden Winners for LifeThu, 01 Jun 2017 22:36:28 EST
    The golden games are held every year for mature adults 50 and over, who still have the competitive spirit to have fun and win in the process... More...
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  6. Ode To Anderson Livsey Elementary School Class of 2017Wed, 24 May 2017 10:03:38 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, I want to salute the graduation Class of 2017. We are so proud of you...Especially Principal Warren, Queen Dee and Queen Livsey...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB1D9wWxd2w More...
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  7. Birds and Bees making it in the trees Its SpringtimeMon, 15 May 2017 08:56:22 EST
    By Tom Livsey, OurTown National News Editor, Love is in the air. While Spring cleaning is a necessity, please do not forget to prepare a nest for your mate inside the house. More...
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  8. Why Mothers Mean Everything to the worlds most powerful leadersSun, 14 May 2017 17:36:49 EST
    The point I am making is that if you ask the most powerful men in the world, " What does your Mother means to you? Like I did this past two weeks...99% of the time, they would respond..."EVERYTHING". Without mothers we would not only be alive, but Mothers helped us to love, respect others, and survive. More...
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  1. NY Daily News Mocks Trump's Hunt For 'Spineless, Clueless' Chief Of StaffTue, 11 Dec 2018 01:08:21 -0500
    The New York Daily News has taken aim at President Donald Trump as he searches More...
  2. Imagining a school shooting through the gunman's eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new videoMon, 10 Dec 2018 17:14:35 -0500
    A public service announcement released by the gun violence prevention organization Sandy Hook Promise depicts the moments leading up to a school shooting from the shooters perspective. More...
  3. James Alex Fields Jr. Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Heather HeyerTue, 11 Dec 2018 12:40:58 -0500
    Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for More...
  4. At least three dead, 11 wounded in terror attack near famed Christmas market in FranceTue, 11 Dec 2018 23:25:07 -0500
    Three people have been killed and 11 wounded in a suspected terrorist attack near a world-famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg. More...
  5. U.S. military ends search for five Marines missing off JapanTue, 11 Dec 2018 01:02:13 -0500
    The U.S. military ended a search on Tuesday for five Marines missing in the sea off Japan since two Marine Corps aircraft were involved in an accident during an air-to-air refueling exercise on Dec. 6. The five missing crew of a KC-130 Hercules refueling plane were officially declared deceased. "We know this difficult decision was made after all resources were exhausted in the vigorous search for our Marines," Lieutenant Colonel Mitchell Maury, commander of the U.S. Marine Corps' (USMC) Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron, said in a statement. More...
  6. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Paul Ryan Called 'Genius' While I'm 'Fraud'Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:38:53 -0500
    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Monday attacked what she More...
  7. The Latest: US condemns detention of Canadian in ChinaTue, 11 Dec 2018 15:29:27 -0500
    TORONTO (AP) The Latest on the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in China (all times local): More...
  8. EU Said Open to Assurances But Not Renegotiation of Brexit DealMon, 10 Dec 2018 11:32:05 -0500
    The EU is prepared to add wording to the effect it has no wish to force the U.K. into a never-ending backstop arrangement in the absence of a broader trade deal and it will do all it can to avoid it, according to the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity citing the sensitivity of the matter. May told U.K. lawmakers on Monday that she would do everything I possibly can to secure assurances on the backstop from the EU. More...
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U.S. Banking News
  1. Hilltop Holdings Inc. Grows Position in SPDR S&P Regional Banking EtfTue, 11 Dec 2018 23:09:56 GMT
    Hilltop Holdings Inc. increased its position in shares of SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF by 9.3% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 39,307 shares of the exchange traded fund's stock after purchasing an additional 3,341 shares during the period. More...
  2. CBS sells Television City for $750M to LA developerTue, 11 Dec 2018 18:43:35 GMT
    In this July 30, 2018, photo the logo for CBS Corporation is displayed above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. CBS says it has sold Television City, its Los Angeles headquarters and production facility, to a real estate developer for about $750 million. More...
  3. Community activists respond to LMPD traffic arrest caught on videoTue, 11 Dec 2018 14:05:58 GMT
    The day cell phone video of an arrest during a traffic stop appeared on social media, community activists were quick to respond. "If you're going to be down here and police black individuals, you need to know black individuals," local barber shop owner, J. Alexander, added. More...
  4. Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meetingTue, 11 Dec 2018 09:39:58 GMT
    In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. More...
  5. Moonves scandal looms over CBS shareholder meetingTue, 11 Dec 2018 09:39:57 GMT
    In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Les Moonves, chairman and CEO of CBS Corporation, poses at the premiere of the new television series "Star Trek: Discovery" in Los Angeles. More...
  6. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Has $5.76 Million Stake in Cameco CorpTue, 11 Dec 2018 07:32:22 GMT
    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board grew its position in Cameco Corp by 175.4% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission . The firm owned 505,820 shares of the basic materials company's stock after acquiring an additional 322,140 shares during the period. More...
  7. M&T Bank Co. (MTB) Expected to Announce Earnings of $3.48 Per ShareTue, 11 Dec 2018 03:19:21 GMT
    Wall Street brokerages forecast that M&T Bank Co. will report earnings per share of $3.48 for the current quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. More...
  8. Commuter chaos in Germany due to rail strike over payMon, 10 Dec 2018 22:57:07 GMT
    A short-term strike by train workers Monday led to commuter chaos in Germany, with hundreds of delays and cancellations. Rail operator Deutsche Bahn said the four-hour strike that began at 5 a.m. affected more than 1,400 trains nationwide, hitting long-distance traffic and also metro rail systems in Berlin, Munich, Hannover and Frankfurt. More...
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  1. Undocumented immigrant sentenced to 50 years for molesting 6-year-old girlWed, 12 Dec 2018 11:30:56 GMT
    A Guatemalan man living in the United State illegally was sentenced Monday to 50 years in prison raping a 6-year-old girl in Tennessee. More...
  2. Pastor held in murder of transgender woman, authorities sayWed, 12 Dec 2018 11:00:17 GMT
    A Detroit pastor was charged Monday in the murder of a transgender woman, as authorities revealed that her gender status played a role in her fatal shooting. More...
  3. Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports sayWed, 12 Dec 2018 10:47:33 GMT
    California state regulators have been working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee intended to fund programs that make phone service accessible to the low-income residents, reports said Tuesday. More...
  4. Earthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, GeorgiaWed, 12 Dec 2018 10:06:10 GMT
    A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was reported in Tennessee early Wednesday, officials said. More...
  5. FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump shutdown threat forces Dems to be transparent on border security; Cohen faces sentencingWed, 12 Dec 2018 09:58:21 GMT
    Plus, manhunt for an 'extremist' gunman in France; Earthquake in Tennessee More...
  6. Mystery radar blips appear over Illinois and Kentucky and nobody knows whyWed, 12 Dec 2018 08:30:44 GMT
    The origin of mysteriousblips that appeared across radar in southern Illinois and western Kentucky may have come from military aircraft, but nearby military bases say they have nothing to do with it. More...
  7. Family of Florida woman who died on first date claim she was left for dead on interstate: reportWed, 12 Dec 2018 07:52:38 GMT
    The family of a Florida woman who reportedly died Friday after falling off a motorcycle during a first date claims her date left her for dead on an interstate, reports said. More...
  8. Making suspects sit on ground is demeaning, San Francisco police chief says: reportWed, 12 Dec 2018 07:37:47 GMT
    Police officers in San Francisco may no longer demand that suspects whether handcuffed or not sit on the ground or sidewalk at a crime scene, the citys police chief writes in a department memo. More...
  9. Sacramento paid $300G to aid illegal immigrants last year, report saysWed, 12 Dec 2018 07:21:33 GMT
    Illegal immigrants in Sacramento last year received legal aid to fight deportation, apply for citizenship and other services from a program the city funded with $300,000, a report said. More...
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  1. Gunman opens fire in Brazil cathedral, kills at least 4Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:10:27 GMT
    RIO DE JANEIRO>> A man opened fire in a cathedral in southern Brazil after Mass today, killing four and leaving four others injured before turning a gun on himself, authorities said. A firefighter walked out of the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, Brazil, today. More...
  2. Paul Gascoigne opts for trial on - sex assault on train' chargeTue, 11 Dec 2018 18:46:09 GMT
    Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has appeared in court to deny sexually assaulting a woman by kissing her on a train. The 51-year-old was arrested on August 20 while travelling from York to Newcastle and last month British Transport Police said he had been charged with one count of sexual assault by touching. More...
  3. Israeli troops kill Palestinian after suspected car rammingTue, 11 Dec 2018 14:08:07 GMT
    Israeli forces have shot and killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank after he attempted to ram his car into them, police said. Officers said the driver struck a police vehicle and then attempted to hit forces securing an area near the city of Hebron. More...
  4. US arrests 32 at San Diego border demonstrationTue, 11 Dec 2018 09:39:57 GMT
    U.S. authorities arrested 32 people at a demonstration Monday that was organized by a Quaker group on the border with Mexico, authorities said. Demonstrators were calling for an end to detaining and deporting immigrants and showing support for migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum seekers. More...
  5. Theresa May to meet Angela Merkel for crisis Brexit talksTue, 11 Dec 2018 05:24:26 GMT
    Theresa May is heading for emergency Brexit talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday after leaving Westminster in turmoil. The Prime Minister's move to abandon a crunch Commons vote on her Brexit deal drew howls of condemnation from the opposition as well as a number of Tories. More...