Friday October 21st, 2016 5:07AM
Demorest police release details of Thursday night incident
A reported hostage crisis and shooting call at a Demorest convenience store Thursday night drew a lot of attention but turned out to be something entirely different.
11:34PM ( 5 hours ago )
Burn ban in effect for 5 Georgia counties
Burn bans are in effect in five Metro Atlanta counties.
9:24PM ( 7 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Day after debate, Trump, Clinton square off again at roast
The final presidential debate isn't the last time Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will square off _ but Thursday night they'll be armed with jokes
8:47PM ( 8 hours ago )
Trump's day-after: I'll accept election results _ if I win
Donald Trump kept floating the possibility Thursday that he'll challenge the results of the presidential election if there's a "questionable result," while teasingly promising to embrace the outcome "if I win."
2:41PM ( 14 hours ago )
LISTEN: Georgia U.S. Senator David Perdue weighs in on final presidential debate
​Georgia U.S. Senator David Perdue said Wednesday night's presidential debate provided a stark contrast between the candidates on the issues.
1:54PM ( 15 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Suspect in September Gainesville murder captured
A man believed responsible for a September murder in Gainesville has been captured, authorities said Thursday.
1:19PM ( 15 hours ago )
Two people displaced by Barrow County house fire
Investigators are working to determine the cause of a house fire that displaced two people in Barrow County early Wednesday morning.
3:35PM ( 13 hours ago )
Small plane lands in median of Ga. 27 in Carroll County
Police say a small plane with only the pilot aboard landed in the grass median of Georgia Highway 27 in Carroll County
12:47PM ( 16 hours ago )
Lakeview Academy students and faculty break ground on new middle school
Administrators, faculty and student join together for a ceremonial ground-breaking of the new Lakeview Academy Middle School which is set to open before the start of the 2017 school year.
12:46PM ( 16 hours ago )
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EU leaders scramble to salvage free trade pact with Canada
The European Union was scrambling Friday to salvage a massive free trade deal with Canada that was being held up by a small region in Belgium
4:55AM ( 10 minutes ago )
South Africa to withdraw from International Criminal Court
South Africa to withdraw from International Criminal Court, says bill to parliament soon
4:41AM ( 24 minutes ago )
IS attacks Iraq city of Kirkuk, power plant amid Mosul fight
IS launches deadly attacks to divert attention from Mosul battle, targeting Iraqi city of Kirkuk, power plant nearby
3:49AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: Rabun, Elbert dual for 8-AA supremacy in top 10 showdown
Rabun County football has never been to the legendary Granite Bowl, never tested itself inside one of the more atmospheric settings in the state...
10:00PM ( 16 hours from now )
Football game previews: Make-or-break for several area teams in Week 9
Week 9 of the high school football season will represent some make-or-break playoff opportunities for several area teams Friday night. Which is just the way we like it at AccessWDUN...
7:45PM ( 14 hours from now )
Chargers' Rivers, Falcons' Ryan rank among ironman leaders
The opening question to Matt Ryan's weekly news conference made the quarterback nervous...
9:48AM ( 4 hours from now )
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EU leaders scramble to salve free trade pact with Canada
European Union leaders are scrambling to salvage a free trade deal with Canada that is being held up by a small region in Belgium
3:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: IS kills 11 workers at north Iraq power plant
Iraqi police: IS militants storm power plant north of city of Kirkuk, killing 11 workers, including 2 Iranians
3:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
US confirms 11th death due to Takata air bags
A 50-year-old woman who died after a car wreck last month in California is the 11th U.S. victim of Takata Corp.'s defective air bags
2:19AM ( 2 hours ago )
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A giant nude statue in California is stirring controversy
A 55-foot statue of a nude woman in the San Francisco Bay Area is stirring controversy and a lot of conversation
3:38AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lady Gaga returns to NYC bar when she launched her career
Lady Gaga has returned to the New York City bar where she performed years ago as an unsigned act to sing songs from her new album
2:12AM ( 2 hours ago )
Ogwumike lifts Sparks to WNBA title, beat Lynx 77-76
Nneka Ogwumike's short jumper with 3.1 seconds left gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the defending champion Minnesota Lynx for their first title in 14 years in the deciding game of the WNBA Finals on Thursday night
12:18AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you share President Obama's opinion that his health care law worked?
I'm not sure.
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Role reversal: Hamilton chasing Rosberg at US Grand Prix
Nico Rosberg sat slumped in his chair, exhausted and exasperated after another race and world title was taken away by Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton. Then came the hat toss seen around the world.
By Jim Vertuno-AP Sports Writer
11:16PM ( 5 hours ago )
FBI: Number of police officers killed on duty fell in 2015
The number of police officers killed as a result of criminal acts decreased in 2015 from the year before, dropping from 51 to 41, the FBI said Tuesday.
By The Associated Press
9:21PM ( 1 day ago )