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Friday July 31st, 2015 9:32PM
Agencies spend afternoon clearing wreck on Athens Hwy
Athens Highway was shut down at Gillsville Highway for most of the Friday afternoon rush hour following a traffic accident and ensuing fire.
4:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
Maysville man charged in Homer armed robbery
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Banks County Sheriff's Office charged a Maysville man in connection with Thursday's armed robbery at a Homer credit union.
4:31PM ( 5 hours ago )
Permit suspended at ropes course where Cumming teen fatally injured
Tennessee has suspended the operating permit at a Knoxville ropes course after an 18-year-old from Cumming, Georgia was fatally injured there last week.
1:34PM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 9 hours ago )
Electric vehicle charging stations installed on UNG Gainesville, Dahlonega campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has installed electric vehicle charging stations on its Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, one of several new conservation initiatives on UNG's four campuses.
10:59AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case out of Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a metro Atlanta model home will be reviewed by a grand jury.
5:38AM ( 15 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Elachee to host national nature center group; 225 participants expected
Elachee Nature Science Center will host the 2015 Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) Summit in August.
6:21PM ( 3 hours ago )
Army Corps: Savannah harbor expansion taking big steps ahead
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The federal agency overseeing the $706 million deepening of the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah says it now expects dredging to start three months sooner than expected.Th...
5:39PM ( 3 hours ago )
12 Hall students receive industry credentials
Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCC) was host Thursday night for a ceremony at which twelve Hall County School District students were awarded four separate industry credentials
12:39PM ( 8 hours ago )
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Local/State
The Latest: Hamels, Cespedes top names dealt at deadline
NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball hits a deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):7:20 p.m.One mor...
8:56PM ( 36 minutes ago )
APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Fri...
8:46PM ( 45 minutes ago )
'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rend...
8:45PM ( 46 minutes ago )
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National
Pair from Gainesville win Atlanta Junior Golf titles
Gainesville High School's Ryan Hogan won the AJGA Grand Championship, and Gainesville Middle School's Sam Patterson won the AJGA 9-Hole Club Championship.
1:29PM ( 8 hours ago )
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two...
12:43PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville man wins 'gold' at Special Olympics World Games
A young Gainesville man has won the gold medal in the 500-meter kayak event at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
10:39AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Sports
Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two...
6:36PM ( 2 hours ago )
Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system.A pai...
5:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 56.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,689.86....
4:56PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Business
Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movie
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind of family she thinks is missing on television today.Parton, 6...
9:07PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Daniel Wu's martial arts TV series premieres in Nov. on AMC
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hong Kong movie star Daniel Wu is bringing martial arts back to TV in the U.S. with his upcoming series "Into the Badlands," premiering Nov. 19 on AMC.Wu, who stars on the...
9:01PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.A statement from the family said...
6:04PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Franklin grabs Southern Nationals victory at Screven
Dennis Franklin of Gaffney, S.C. scored his eighth career Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series feature event Saturday Night at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga., earning the Palmetto State driver a $5,300 payday.
By Chris Tilley
6:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Gainesville financial advisor earns national recognition for philanthropy
Gregory V. Katulka, Senior Financial Advisor and First Vice President-Wealth Management at Merrill Lynch in Gainesville is one of three national finalists for the Volunteer of the Year Award, from Invest in Others.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:13AM ( 11 hours ago )