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Saturday July 4th, 2015 10:44PM
Demorest Fourth of July Parade a Success
Approximately 2600 people watch the Glorious Fourth of July Parade in Demorest this morning.
5:01PM ( 5 hours ago )
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
5:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
2:00PM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Longtime Gainesville-area GBI agent dies
A former GBI agent who was instrumental in the formation of the Appalachian Drug Task Force has died.
1:14PM ( 9 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Cleveland detour to start Monday
The Georgia Department of Transportation says a detour associated with work on the Cleveland ByPass is scheduled to begin Monday.
11:50AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
SCOGA upholds conviction, life sentence given Buford teen in death of her mother
The Supreme Court of Georgia (SCOGA) has unanimously upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence given to Brenda O’Connell, who was 15 years old when she and her sister, Catherine O’Connell, were charged with killing their adoptive mother.
10:40AM ( 12 hours ago )
VIDEO: "76 For Our Sacred Honor"
AccessWDUN presents a special video presentation in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. It was produced by AccessWDUN Videographer David Cook.
8:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
Study says Ga. teachers, state employees are paying more for health care
Teachers and state employees in Georgia are paying more for their health care than other public sector employees, according to a new study by the state Department of Community Health.
5:58PM ( 4 hours ago )
UNG campuses adding more parking, classrooms this summer
Construction projects to add more parking, classroom and recreational spaces on the University of North Georgia's (UNG) four campuses are in progress and should be finished sometime this fall.
5:45PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Local/State
Billy Joel weds girlfriend during July 4 party at NY estate
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Joel married girlfriend Alexis Roderick in a surprise ceremony at the couple's annual July 4 party.The singer's spokeswoman Claire Mercuri says New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo preside...
10:12PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote
BERLIN (AP) — FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia a...
10:00PM ( 44 minutes ago )
England beats Germany 1-0 in extra time to finish 3rd
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Days after a gut-wrenching loss, England finished its deepest run in the Women's World Cup with an uplifting victory.No last-minute heartbreak this time around. Just a solid a...
9:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Maybin stays hot, paces Braves to 2nd straight win over Phillies
Cameron Maybin had three hits, including a home run, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-5 on Saturday night in their best offensive showing in six weeks.
9:32AM ( 10 hours from now )
Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt, Jr. Daytona pole
The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway.
7:02PM ( 3 hours ago )
Uribe homer lifts Braves past Phillies
Juan Uribe hit a tie-breaking homer in the seventh inning, Julio Teheran delivered another strong home start and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-1 on Friday night.
8:03AM ( 14 hours ago )
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Sports
Texas wants its gold back inside the state's borders
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Forget Fort Knox or the Federal Reserve. Texas has decided to start keeping its gold holdings within in its own borders. But what makes sense politically in such a sovereignty-lov...
2:17PM ( 8 hours ago )
China to create $19B fund to support plunging stock market
NEW YORK (AP) — China has reportedly decided to bar new initial public offerings of stock and create a fund to stabilize its stock market, which has been roiled by a wave of selloffs.Twenty one Chines...
12:39PM ( 10 hours ago )
Concerns over US winter wheat may boost low crop prices
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Market concerns about the quantity and quality of the U.S. winter wheat crop being harvested and the dry conditions in other wheat-producing nations have sparked an unexpected run...
10:37AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Panama too drops out of Trump's Miss Universe pageant
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama is joining several other Latin American nations in dropping out of the Miss Universe pageant in protest over Donald Trump's comments about immigrants.The Miss Panama Organiza...
2:52PM ( 7 hours ago )
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weig...
11:05PM ( 23 hours ago )
Hot dogs, hot music usher in July 4 weekend
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the country:___NATHAN'S HOT DOG EATING CONTESTCompetitive eaters have weighed in and are rea...
10:57PM ( 23 hours ago )
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Mike Combs collects NeSmith WRS victory at Talladega
Week 14 of the 27-week 2015 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series season saw the best of times for some drivers, and the worst for times of others. Then there were some that didn’t see any racing thanks to Mother Nature.
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Gainesville company named to list of top 300 U.S. investment firms
The Financial Times, a London-based international business publication, has named Gainesville-based Willis Investment Counsel to its 2015 list of the top registered investment advisers in the U.S.
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