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US officials gather on old battleship to mark 70th anniversary of official end to World War II
PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — U.S. officials and veterans gathered on a decommissioned battleship in Pearl Harbor on Wednesday to mark the 70th anniversary of World War II's end."It was not about retrib...
10:50PM ( 6 hours 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 ( 9 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 ( 11 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 ( 12 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 ( 14 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 ( 14 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 ( 12 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 ( 12 hours ago )
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The Latest on Illinois officer's death: Police say woman's lie prompted large police response
VOLO, Ill. (AP) — The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):3:15 a.m.A county sheriff's spokesman says a woman lied to authorities about seeing two su...
4:28AM ( 30 minutes ago )
President's office: Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina resigns in face of fraud scandal
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday.Spokesman Jo...
4:26AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Lawmaker says woman in Canada had tried to sponsor 3-year-old who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A lawmaker says a woman in Canada had tried to sponsor Syrian relatives who drowned off the coast of Turkey, including a 3-year-old boy whose lifeless body was shown in photograp...
4:16AM ( 42 minutes ago )
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Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
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Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 8 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 )
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Friday Game Night
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03PM ( 18 hours from now )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
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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 ( 6 hours ago )
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The Latest: Survey shows that the easing of Greece fears helping to shore up eurozone economy
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The latest on the European economy as the European Central Bank meets to discuss its monetary policy (all times local):___10:25 a.m.Waning concerns over a Greek exit from the...
4:38AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Angry French farmers stage 1,000-strong tractor protest in Paris over falling income
PARIS (AP) — More than 1,000 tractors — and a few cows — descended on Paris on Thursday in a boisterous protest by farmers who blocked highways to express their anger over falling prices for their goo...
4:07AM ( 52 minutes ago )
A unique view of Labor Day travel: behind the scenes at one of the world's busiest airports
DALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the indus...
3:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Australian police won't charge Mel Gibson over allegation he shoved and abused photographer
SYDNEY (AP) — Police do not intent to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend...
4:39AM ( 19 minutes ago )
'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 ( 8 hours 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 ( 9 hours ago )
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Billy Moyer, Jr. sweeps SAS Kentucky Lake doubleheader
The Southern All Star Dirt Racing Series made its first trip to Kentucky Lake Motor Speedway in Calvert City, Ky., for the Kentucky Doubleheader weekend of racing in the Bluegrass state.
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4:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Baden joins NGPG Radiation Oncology
Craig Baden, MD, has joined the staff of Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Radio Oncology.
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