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Monday February 20th, 2017 6:08AM

Afternoon News Wrap

LISTEN: Chestatee Academy's "Keys to Character" builds lasting relationships between students and teachers
The Afternoon News Wrap pays a visit to Chestatee Academy to speak with middle school students and teachers about a new program that enforces positive character traits and values among the community's future leaders.
10:28AM ( 2 days ago )
LISTEN: "Stop the Bleed" campaign aims to spread knowledge, tools needed in incidents of severe bleeding
Surgeons, doctors and other medical professionals were lobbying at the state capitol this week, pushing for legislation and funding to install tourniquet kits across Georgia's public schools.
7:52PM ( 4 days ago )
LISTEN: Lavonia police officers discuss recovery process after December shootings
Two Lavonia police officers, Cpt Michael Schulman and Officer Jeffrey Martin, were shot at a traffic stop in December. After surviving the attack, the two were honored with Purple Hearts. They talk about what the experience was like and what the honor means to them and their families.
7:30PM ( 5 days ago )
LISTEN: Beer, tuxedos, and flowers can only mean one thing: a great business idea
Josh Jones is the owner of Travelin Jones, a unique bottle shop that also specializes in tuxedo rentals and flowers. Jones talked to Russell Brown about the one of a kind business, and where the ideas come from, in this week's "Local Business Spotlight," presented by Roberts Plumbing.
5:58PM ( 5 days ago )
LISTEN: How does North Georgia feel about Valentine's Day?
Love is in the air, as Valentine's Day arrives. Russell Brown hit the streets of Gainesville to see what people thought about the holiday, what special plans they may have, and any celebrity crushes they would like to spend the day with, in this week's Man On the Street.
6:22PM ( 6 days ago )
LISTEN: High school mountain biking sees rapid rise in popularity and support
In recent years, Georgia became one of only a handful of states to recognize mountain biking as an official high school sport. Mountain biking's popularity has grown immensely in the short time since that decision, and the ANW decided to take a deep dive into the rapidly expanding sport.
11:59PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Drive thru "food stand" delivers big flavor in Gainesville
Neat Eats "Half Baked" is a "to go" drive thru food stand, where customers can buy oven ready meals and desserts. Owner, Nicole Kempker, talks about what makes Neat Eats unique in this week's "Local Business Spotlight," presented by Roberts Plumbing.
6:07PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Hall County Rotary Club delivers polio vaccine to India
The Hall County Rotary Club went on a mission to bring the Polio vaccine to children in India and spoke to WDUN's Derreck Booth about the January trip.
6:49PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Gainseville woman's incredible survival story
Gainesville resident LeeAnn James suffered a massive cardiac arrest two weeks ago. With only an 8% chance of leaving the hospital alive, LeeAnn and her doctors tell the miraculous story of survival and recovery.
6:34PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: UNG business students provide free tax filing service for residents
Six accounting students at the University of North Georgia's Mike Cottrell College of Business are providing a public service through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which enables them to file taxes for qualifying community members for free.
10:29AM ( 2 weeks ago )