Tuesday December 1st, 2015 1:22PM
Several residents displaced, firefighter taken to hospital after Barrow house fire
The Barrow County Fire Investigation Team is looking for the cause of an early Monday morning fire that damaged a home on Matthew School Road.
12:28PM ( 54 minutes ago )
US manufacturing fell in November due to declines in new orders and low oil prices
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory activity plummeted last month to the lowest level in more than six years, with a stronger dollar and low oil prices cutting new orders and hurting production.The Institu...
12:23PM ( 58 minutes ago )
UNG announces details for fall commencement on Dahlonega, Gainesville campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) will hold its fall commencement ceremonies on Friday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 12 on the university's Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.
11:15AM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Georgia group wants investigation of voters' data release
The League of Women Voters of Georgia wants Gov. Nathan Deal to investigate after personal information for Georgia's 6 million voters was released to news media and political parties.
6:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
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White House offers governors info on refugees in their states after Syrian migrants uproar
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is proposing to offer governors individualized reports about refugees in their states.White House chief of staff Denis McDonough says in letters to all 50 governors t...
9:08PM ( 16 hours ago )
Hall deputies arrest Nov. 21 chase suspect
A Gainesville man wanted for allegedly sideswiping a patrol car on Highway 365 a week ago was arrested over the weekend.
3:06PM ( 22 hours ago )
Forsyth Co. government unveils enhanced web site
Forsyth County officials have just wrapped up an effort to make their government website more user-friendly.
12:05PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall Co. property tax payments due today
The Hall County Tax Commissioner has issued a reminder that property tax payments are due no later than today, December 1.
9:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
Police shooting in downtown Atlanta leaves 1 man dead
Atlanta police are investigating an exchange of gunfire with officers that left one man dead.
9:18AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Chicago mayor fires police chief in wake of video showing officer fatally shooting teenager
CHICAGO (AP) — Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired the city's police superintendent Tuesday, a week after the release of a dash-cam video that showed a white Chicago officer fatally shooting a black teenager 16...
1:05PM ( 16 minutes ago )
Defense chief: US expanding special operations force in Iraq to combat Islamic State militants
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is expanding its special operations force in Iraq and Syria to help fight Islamic State militants, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday.The additional troops will help...
12:41PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Puerto Rico's governor issues "distress call" to Congress as bond payment comes due
WASHINGTON (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor issued a "distress call" to Congress to help his heavily indebted government while signaling he will reroute money to make a bond payment that comes due on Tue...
12:40PM ( 41 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Commerce football heading on road with confidence
Commerce football may be nicknamed the Tigers, but, for this season at least, they might as well re-name themselves the Road Warriors.
6:14PM ( 4 hours from now )
Three semifinal showdowns take center stage, two on air Friday
One newcomer and two veterans from northeast Georgia will put their playoff credentials on the line on Friday, as the GHSA football semifinals get underway around the state.
6:00PM ( 4 hours from now )
New GHSA region alignments due to be revealed Tuesday
On Tuesday schools across the state, and plenty here in northeast Georgia, will learn their region foes for the next two years, as the GHSA releases its new alignments for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
12:54PM ( 28 minutes ago )
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Coach Dan Quinn looking for ways to end Falcons' freefall
Coach Dan Quinn knows the Atlanta Falcons' playoff hopes are going dim after a 5-0 start.
10:46AM ( 2 hours ago )
Branch's Shewbert provides one more shining moment in championship season
Weeks after winning a Class AAAAA individual title, Flowery Branch High cross country standout Jake Shewbert kept up his impressive fall by finishing 15th at the Footlocker South Regional race in Charlotte, N.C.
9:21AM ( 4 hours ago )
Opinion: Firing brings more than just Richt into the spotlight
May you live in interesting times. Certainly Georgia football fans find themselves wrestling with that ancient Chinese proverb...
11:50PM ( 13 hours ago )
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New cybersecurity bills would add more secrecy for companies under public records laws
WASHINGTON (AP) — A proposed law meant to encourage companies to share information about cyberthreats with the U.S. government includes measures that could significantly limit what details, if any, th...
12:45PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Senate investigation: Maker of breakthrough drug for hepatitis C sought to maximize revenue
WASHINGTON (AP) — The makers of a breakthrough drug for hepatitis C put profits before patients in pricing the $1,000 pill that cures the liver-wasting disease, Senate investigators said Tuesday.A bip...
12:32PM ( 49 minutes ago )
UnitedHealth CEO calls insurer's push into more Affordable Care Act exchanges a 'bad decision'
UnitedHealth CEO Stephen Hemsley offered a mea culpa Tuesday for his company's decision to dive deeper into the Affordable Care Act's public insurance exchanges, a move that ultimately forced the nati...
12:29PM ( 52 minutes ago )
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NBC's 'The Wiz Live!' to include vocal description as pioneering service for sight-impaired
NEW YORK (AP) — When "The Wiz Live!" airs on NBC this Thursday, it will come alive for the blind with a voiced description of the broadcast's sights and action integrated into its soundtrack.NBC paren...
12:54PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Musical 'Waitress' adds another woman to its creative lineup and makes history
NEW YORK (AP) — The musical "Waitress" hasn't yet begun serving its specials on Broadway, but it's already made some history.Lorin Latarro has been hired to choreograph the show, joining a female book...
12:33PM ( 49 minutes ago )
Drake tops Spotify's year-end list; The Weeknd had 2015's most streamed album
NEW YORK (AP) — Spotify users are clearly listening to Drake. The rapper was the most streamed artist of the year globally.Spotify announced its end-of-the-year list Tuesday and said Drake earned 1.8...
12:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Did the UGA Athletic Director make the right decision in firing head football coach Mark Richt?
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VIDEO: Races won, Champions crowned in NASCAR finales at Homestead
After 10 months, 35 races, nine elimination races, a lot of racing and just as much drama, it all came down to the final restart. Kyle Busch surged ahead of leader Brad Keselowski with just seven laps left in Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
2:00PM ( 4 days ago )