Wednesday October 18th, 2017 1:47AM
Former JHS principal Nelwyn Turk dies
Longtime Hall County educator Nelwyn Turk has died at the age of 84.
5:44PM ( 8 hours ago )
Senators reach deal on resuming payments to health insurers
Key senators reached a breakthrough deal Tuesday on resuming federal payments to health insurers that President Donald Trump has blocked
3:13PM ( 10 hours ago )
Irvin Foundation presents $500,000 seed for school of agriculture in Clarkesville
CLARKESVILLE — The contributions of longtime Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin and his wife Bernice will continue for future generations in the state.
2:01PM ( 11 hours ago )
Master Craftsmen: Technical jobs need young people
The sixth annual Master Craftsmen awards ceremony and forum focused on the need for young people in the trades and the success stories of the eight men awarded with the honor for 2017.
12:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Gainesville Middle School principal headed to Atlanta, interim named
​Some changes were recently announced for Gainesville Middle School.
11:58AM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Another Georgia city could cut marijuana possession fines
Another large Georgia city could follow Atlanta's lead in cutting fines and eliminating jail time for possessing small amounts of marijuana
7:30PM ( 6 hours ago )
Judge in Hawaii blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban
A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked the Trump administration's latest travel ban just hours before it was set to take effect
6:35PM ( 7 hours ago )
US stock indexes close mostly higher; new highs for Dow, S&P
Gains by health care companies led U.S. stocks indexes mostly higher Tuesday, pushing the market further into record territory
5:08PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Dodgers close in on World Series with 6-1 win over Cubs
Almost There: Dodgers beat Cubs 6-1 for 3-0 NLCS lead, just 1 win from first World Series since 1988
1:40AM ( 6 minutes ago )
Women in California Capitol speak out against harassment
An effort is under way to encourage women to share stories of sexual harassment in California's Capitol
1:19AM ( 27 minutes ago )
Houston-area "Tourniquet Killer" set to die
A convicted sex offender who became known as Houston's "Tourniquet Killer" because of the way he strangled his multiple victims is set for execution Wednesday
1:05AM ( 41 minutes ago )
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Volleyball roundup: North Hall, Jackson County, Buford move into Elite 8 rounds
Area champs North Hall, Jackson County, and Buford all stormed their way into the Elite 8 Tuesday with impressive victories at home in the second round of the state volleyball playoffs...
10:09PM ( 3 hours ago )
Ralston has career-best finish, Dogs take 7th at Crooked Stick Invitational
Gainesville native Spencer Ralston finished a career-best second on Tuesday in the Crooked Stick Invitational and helped the Georgia men’s golf team to a seventh-place finish overall...
9:32PM ( 4 hours ago )
UNG women take 2nd at LeeAnn Noble Memorial
Megan Sabol finished in a tie for third individually as the University of North Georgia women's golf team placed second in the Fourth Annual LeeAnn Noble Memorial at Achasta Golf Club...
8:38PM ( 5 hours ago )
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China's Xi calls for more technology development
President Xi Jinping has called for China's ruling Communist Party to step up technology development, an area fraught with complaints Beijing encourages theft of foreign know-how and blocks access to emerging industries
1:21AM ( 25 minutes ago )
Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about others
Weinstein's film academy ouster raises concerns about whether others will be held to the same standard
12:53AM ( 53 minutes ago )
Xi urges stronger Chinese stand against "grim" challenges
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a reinvigorated Communist Party to take on a more forceful role in society and economic development to better address "grim" challenges facing the country as he opened the national congress
12:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Shock, anger over Weinstein at NY women filmmakers event
Women filmmakers, writers and actresses expressed feelings of anger and shock but also solidarity and unity Tuesday over the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
10:46PM ( 3 hours ago )
Cowboys' Elliott gets another reprieve, will play vs 49ers
Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott has been granted another legal reprieve in the running back's fight to avoid a six-game suspension over domestic violence allegations
9:35PM ( 4 hours ago )
Head of Amazon Studios resigns after harassment charge
Roy Price, head of Amazon Studios in Hollywood, resigns after he was accused of sexual harassment by a producer of 'Man in the High Castle.'
8:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Is all the push for young people to enter training in technical and trades fields the right move for Georgia?
Yes, employers need those workers, Georgia needs those employers and young folks need those jobs.
Yes, but there should also be promotion of many different career/education options for students.
No, young people shouldn't be prompted into one education/career path over another.
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Parker Kligerman triumphs with Talladega Truck win
The massive wreck in turn 1 that gobbled up a pack of trucks in overtime at Talladega Superspeedway spared a part-time driver with one win on his career resume and a lower-budget team fighting for the final spot...
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
5:30PM ( 3 days ago )
Gas prices decreasing in Georgia
The average gas price in Georgia has decreased more than 30 cents over the past month.
7:50AM ( 1 day ago )