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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 ( 4 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 ( 7 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 ( 9 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 ( 10 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 ( 12 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 ( 12 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 ( 10 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 ( 10 hours ago )
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Service with a wag: Group's specially trained dogs help disabled farmers with chores, herding
MAYSVILLE, Mo. (AP) — The demanding daily chores of a farmer were always a little different for Alda Owen, who is legally blind, able to see some blurry shapes and very close objects but not much else...
2:38AM ( 18 minutes ago )
San Francisco judge mulls scheduling murder trial for suspect in middle of immigration debate
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco judge is deciding whether to schedule a murder trial for a Mexican national deported from the United States five times before shooting a young woman — a death that...
2:02AM ( 53 minutes ago )
US Muslims hope new billboards reclaim Islam's message of peace, justice amid violent attacks
BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of billboards with Muslim themes are sprouting nationwide, proclaiming what organizers say is the true message of Islam and its prophet, Muhammad: peace and justice, not extremism...
2:01AM ( 54 minutes ago )
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National
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 ( 6 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 ( 20 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...
11:45AM ( 8 hours from now )
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 ( 4 hours ago )
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Across US, big cities scramble to get ahead of threat from trains carrying volatile crude oil
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest.While railroads have long carrie...
2:26AM ( 29 minutes ago )
AP survey: How cities are responding to surge in oil-train traffic, threat of derailment
Mile-long trains carrying millions of gallons of crude have become a common sight in cities around the U.S., raising concern about the possibility of a catastrophic derailment near crowded neighborhoo...
2:19AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Asian stock markets rise amid China holiday after getting perk from Wall Street rebound
Asian stocks rose Thursday after Wall Street rebounded from a sharp sell-off and as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets.KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 was up 1.4 perce...
1:03AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 5 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 ( 7 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 ( 8 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.
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8:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Scientists studying how rising seas will reshape Ga. coast
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
By The Associated Press
7:07PM ( 3 days ago )