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Wednesday September 2nd, 2015 10:31PM
US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end.U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz and U.S. Rep. Mark Takai of...
9:33PM ( 58 minutes ago )
Higgins to run for Hall County Commission Chair
Former Hall County School Board Chairman Richard Higgins has confirmed he is running for the Hall County Commission.
7:45PM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Two Hall Co. Christian schools to merge in 2016
Two private Christian schools in Hall County have announced a merger.
5:03PM ( 5 hours ago )
By B.J. Williams
VIDEO: Annual agriculture tour makes three Hall County stops
For the third year in a row, a group of state officials, including the President of the University of Georgia, toured several agricultural interests in the state. Wednesday's Georgia Department of Agriculture and UGA Farm Tour focused on Northeast Georgia.
4:48PM ( 5 hours ago )
Kentucky man identified as victim in Banks Crossing pedestrian accident
A Kentucky man was the victim of a pedestrian accident at Banks Crossing late Tuesday night, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
2:36PM ( 7 hours ago )
Habersham officials release sketch of Alto home invasion suspect
The Habersham County Sheriff's Office has released a sketch of a man they say is responsible for a home invasion on B.C. Grant Road in the Alto area last week.
2:06PM ( 8 hours ago )
White County authorities nab Hall robbery suspect
Authorities with the White County Sheriff's Office arrested the man believed responsible for a gas station robbery Wednesday morning in Hall County.
4:40PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dahlonega bike, foot races to benefit Gainesville-based food bank
The Dahlonega-Lumpkin Chamber of Commerce announces that the 2015 Six Gap Criterium (Crit) has expanded to include several different foot races on a USA Track & Field (USATF) certified course, all to benefit the Georgia Mountain Food Bank.
4:27PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
On historic Arctic visit, Obama says Alaska's warming climate is wake-up call to US, world
KOTZEBUE, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama says Alaska's warming climate is a wake-up call to America and should be a wake-up call for the rest of the world, too.Obama is in Kotzebue, Alaska, a sm...
10:10PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Police cruiser hit by gunfire, crashes, catches on fire; police searching for suspect
MILLIS, Mass. (AP) — Police are looking for a gunman who fired at a police cruiser in a town southwest of Boston, and schools are being closed as a precaution.The police car crashed and caught fire We...
9:56PM ( 34 minutes ago )
The Latest on Illinois officer's death: Vigil held for officer killed in northern Illinois
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):8:30 p.m.Hundreds gathered at a park for a vigil in memory of a northern Illinois poli...
9:48PM ( 43 minutes ago )
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National
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Freshmen highlight volleyball season-opening victory over Toccoa Falls
A pair of freshmen stole the show in the Piedmont College volleyball season opener as the Lady Lions won 3-0 against local rival Toccoa Falls College. Setter Emily Peters led the way with 28 assists while libero Haley Hixon recorded a team-high 14 digs and six service aces.
10:06PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Braves swept by Marlins in 7-3 finale
The Miami Marlins rarely play well in Atlanta. Against this Braves club, Miami could do no wrong.
9:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
Cross country: North Hall boys, White County girls take War Eagle Invitational
The North Hall boys and White County girls country teams each took dominating wins Tuesday at the War Eagle Invitational at the Chestatee High course.
12:33PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Sports
Sony, again in the crosshairs, defends 'Concussion' as hard-hitting
NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a year after the devastating hacking attack that leaked thousands of emails, Sony Pictures Entertainment again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time o...
6:22PM ( 4 hours ago )
US stocks rebound a day after plunging on fears about slowing growth in China
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rebounded Wednesday, recovering a significant portion of their losses from the day earlier. Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge, which was triggered by...
5:42PM ( 4 hours ago )
When does a stock market 'correction' become a 'bear' market? Here's what to look for
The stock market's sharp downturn in recent weeks has pulled the three major U.S. stock indexes into what is known as a "correction." But when does a market correction effectively end a bull market an...
3:19PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Business
'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with a charity raffle of his own
NEW YORK (AP) — Score one for Stephen Colbert.Jeb Bush, a scheduled guest on Colbert's first night hosting CBS' "The Late Show" on Tuesday, recently sent a letter to potential supporters raffling off...
8:57PM ( 1 hour ago )
Dean Jones, boyish star of 'Love Bug' and other Disney films, dies at age 84
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Pa...
7:54PM ( 2 hours ago )
Director Joseph Kahn defends Taylor Swift's music video 'Wildest Dreams' of whitewashing
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of Taylor Swift's new music video is defending the singer after some claimed she whitewashed her video based in Africa.Joseph Kahn said that the video for "Wildest Dreams"...
6:03PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Ownbey gets NeSmith DLMS victory at Kentucky Lake
John Ownbey of Cleveland, Tenn. held off a late-race challenge from Riley Hickman during the last ten laps of the race, and drove the Auto Depot Special to his third NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series win of the season on Saturday night at Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, Ky.
By Roby Helm
8:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Job "blitz" coming to Gainesville's Melrose community
Melrose residents will have access to career guidance in their own community next month.
9:03AM ( 4 days ago )