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Wednesday July 1st, 2015 12:53AM
Sponsors step in to preserve Glorious Fourth of July in Demorest
Demorest officials are gearing up for the city's annual Glorious Fourth of July Celebration, set for Saturday.
10:44PM ( 2 hours ago )
Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest
LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.The Republi...
8:42PM ( 4 hours ago )
LISTEN: Library Board names McKinney as new director
The Hall County Library Board has selected the interim Library Director to fill the position permanently.
6:44PM ( 6 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. SO investigating rainbow flag burning as hate crime
A northwest Forsyth County homeowner woke up Tuesday morning and discovered someone had taken their rainbow flag and set it on fire.
4:57PM ( 7 hours ago )
Hall Co. Finance Director Neikirk resigns
Hall County Finance Director Vickie Neikirk has resigned.
4:53PM ( 8 hours ago )
E. Hall boy hit by car while buying treat from ice cream truck
A 7-year-old Hall County boy was seriously injured when he apparently darted in front of a car after getting a treat from an ice cream truck.
4:30PM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Finalist named for Georgia Regents University presidency
The president of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro has been named the sole finalist to lead Georgia Regents University in Augusta.
3:16PM ( 9 hours ago )
Georgia gas, hotel taxes to increase starting Wednesday
Gas prices and hotel stays are getting pricier under a new transportation funding law that takes effect Wednesday.
2:59PM ( 9 hours ago )
Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 11 hours ago )
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Local/State
Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash
MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims from th...
12:13AM ( 40 minutes ago )
Fire crews make gains against damaging Washington wildfire
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Surveying the smoldering ruins of his upscale home in this central Washington city, Vern Smith pointed to what had been his garage."You can't tell from here, but that's a brand...
12:11AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Black church in South Carolina on fire; cause not yet known
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An African-American church in South Carolina that was burned down by the Ku Klux Klan in 1995 caught fire again Tuesday night, though authorities said it was too soon to tell if...
12:01AM ( 51 minutes ago )
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National
U.S. women head to WWC final with 2-0 shutout of Germany
Carli Lloyd buried a penalty kick, Hope Solo got another shutout and the United States beat top-ranked Germany 2-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the title match at the Women's World Cup.
9:23AM ( 8 hours from now )
Nats continue dominance over Braves
Jordan Zimmermann took a shutout into the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals beat the Atlanta Braves 6-1 on Tuesday night to continue their season-long dominance of the division rivalry.
11:53PM ( 1 hour ago )
Daytona offers American flags in exchange program
Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property.
10:12PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Asian stocks higher as investors watch Greek debt talks
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose on Wednesday as investors watched to see the next step as Greece fell into arrears after failing to make a debt repayment on Tuesday. Investors are concerned that if Gre...
12:19AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Japanese business mood improves despite gloomy data
TOKYO (AP) — The mood among big Japanese corporations is unexpectedly upbeat despite recent data showing the recovery appears to be stalling.The Bank of Japan's quarterly "tankan" business survey rele...
11:55PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chair...
7:57PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a celebrity that far transcends that rarified world, was named principal...
9:23PM ( 3 hours ago )
No bail for Journey drummer Deen Castronovo on rape charge
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Journey drummer Deen Castronovo will remain in an Oregon jail on rape and other felony charges after prosecutors said he repeatedly violated a court order by calling and texting the...
9:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Singer caught in property dispute between nuns, archdiocese
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Katy Perry is caught in a property dispute between a group of elderly nuns and the Los Angeles Archdiocese over who owns a hilltop convent overlooking Hollywood. The singer is named...
8:28PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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2:27PM ( 4 days ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Gordon looks for final Sonoma win
Jeff Gordon – born in nearby Vallejo, California – boasts more than double the wins of any other driver at Sonoma Raceway. He has visited victory lane at the West Coast road course five times.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )
Ga. back to school tax holidays set for July 31-Aug. 1
If you can put off your back to school shopping until then, you can save the Georgia sales tax on many of your purchases July 31 and August 1.
By AccessWDUN staff
2:04PM ( 4 days ago )