Sunday February 26th, 2017 12:34AM
Senators Perdue, Cotton propose restoring historic immigration levels
U.S. Senators David Perdue (R-GA) and Tom Cotton (R-AR) recently unveiled the Reforming American Immigration for Strong Employment Act, legislation designed to help raise American workers’ wages by restoring legal immigration levels to their historical norms.
10:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Gwinnett County Public Schools to host substitute teacher job fair Tuesday
​The Gwinnett County School System is looking for substitute teachers, and interested candidates can head to a job fair Tuesday to learn more.
5:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
Large woods fire affecting travel on Ga. 365 near Toccoa
A large woods fire and heavy smoke are impacting travel on Ga. 365 between Rock Road in Habersham County and Jeanette Jamieson Interchange near Toccoa.
4:10PM ( 8 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Democrats elect Perez party chairman on second ballot
Democrats have chosen former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as party chairman over Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison
3:54PM ( 8 hours ago )
Wind-driven fire damages two homes in Hall County
Fire officials say a recreational fire that was started Friday night was likely the cause of a brush fire that damaged two homes in northwest Hall County Saturday afternoon.
3:45PM ( 8 hours ago )
GHS graduate returns to city to promote statewide scholarship program
​The Gainesville High School graduate who oversees the REACH Georgia program told business leaders in Gainesville this week why she left a 20-year career in banking to do it.
2:00PM ( 10 hours ago )
GHCC Job Fair is March 22
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce's annual Job Fair will be held at the Gainesville Civic Center March 22 from 10:00-2:00.
10:30PM ( 2 hours ago )
North Ga. Tech opens international door for engineering tech students
Leaders of the Waterford Institute of Technology and the Technical College System of Georgia recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a partnership giving Georgia and Irish students expanded educational opportunities.
7:30PM ( 5 hours ago )
Woman with 'deep ties' to Gainesville named to Ga. Women of Achievement Hall of Fame
Three women who made significant contributions to Georgia’s history, including one with strong ties to Gainesville, will be inducted into the Georgia Women of Achievement Hall of Fame on March 9 at Wesleyan College in Macon.
4:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Far from Carnival street fests, glitzy Rio Ball for elite
Far from the Carnival's hard-charging street parties, Brazil's glamorous elite gather for the Rio Ball
12:10AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Why N. Korea may have used VX to kill leader's half brother
The use of the highly toxic VX warfare agent to kill the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader has raised questions about Pyongyang's real motives behind one of the world's strangest killings
12:09AM ( 23 minutes ago )
A cadre of casually clad stars come through Oscar rehearsals
Saturday is rehearsal day for Sunday's Academy Awards, when a parade of superstar presenters comes through the Dolby Theatre to practice their lines _ another famous face every 15 minutes
11:56PM ( 36 minutes ago )
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Frazier’s late free throws sink LSU
J.J. Frazier hit two free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining to lead the Georgia Bulldogs over LSU, 82-80, Saturday night at Stegeman Coliseum...
11:59PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Baseball: North Hall takes pair of wins
North Hall took a pair of wins Saturday in baseball action...
11:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
UNG men's season comes to an end in PBC quarterfinal loss
After a very promising first half performance, the North Georgia men's basketball team struggled out of the gate in the second half and the Nighthawks' late comeback effort fell just short as UNC Pembroke downed UNG, 87-83, to advance to the semifinals of the Peach Belt Conference Tournament...
10:08PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Malaysia says airport safe, autopsy shows nerve agent effect
Malaysia's health minister says autopsy results suggested a nerve agent caused "very serious paralysis" that killed the exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader
10:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Malaysia says airport safe, no trace of toxin
Malaysian police have completed a sweep of the airport terminal where the exiled half-brother of North Korea's leader was attacked and say they found no trace of the nerve agent that was suspected to have been used to kill him
7:33PM ( 5 hours ago )
Warren Buffett sticks to business, avoids politics in letter
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett reiterated his rosy long-term outlook for the U.S. economy and his distaste for high Wall Street fees in his annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders that always draws a big audience
6:21PM ( 6 hours ago )
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AP Explains: Rio's Carnival, a high-stakes samba parade
Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the dancing, the all-but-naked bodies and the magnificent floats down the sambadrome on Avenida Marques de Sapucai
11:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Explains: Who competes and how Carnival parades judged
Rio de Janeiro's Carnival parade is world famous for the dancing, the all-but-naked bodies and the magnificent floats down the sambadrome on Avenida Marques de Sapucai
11:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
'Moonlight' sweeps Spirit Awards; Affleck wins best actor
Barry Jenkins' luminous coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" swept the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, taking home six awards including best feature
11:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Hamlin, FedEx sign extensions with Joe Gibbs Racing
Denny Hamlin has signed an extension to drive the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with FedEx continuing as his sponsor, the team announced at a press conference on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
11:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Debate over religious freedom returns to Georgia legislature
Georgia Republicans have again proposed legislation they argue will protect people acting on religious belief, undaunted by Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a proposal last year.
By The Associated Press
7:42PM ( 4 days ago )