Sunday April 23rd, 2017 1:50PM

Afternoon News Wrap

LISTEN: Georgia State Patrol Air Unit pilot recalls rescue of a hiker in White County
Lt. Kevin Thompson joins the Afternoon News Wrap to explain how his department operates in difficult conditions, what drove him to the profession and the two April saves of hikers in northeast Georgia.
11:44AM ( 2 days ago )
LISTEN: Renee Brinkerhoff, a classic race car driver, explains why more women are needed in racing
Ahead of this weekend's Classic Motorsports Mitty at Road Atlanta, race car driver and team owner Brinkerhoff talks about the challenges Road Atlanta presents, recovery from a vicious accident and what its like being a woman in racing.
7:56PM ( 3 days ago )
LISTEN: Local fireworks shop is making a "boom" in Gainesville
Xtreme Xplosives opened in 2015, after Georgia made all fireworks legal. Owner, Jason Sillay, tells us what its like to be one of the first and only fireworks shops in the area, and how they keep steady business year round in this week's "Local Business Spotlight," presented by Roberts Plumbing.
6:11PM ( 4 days ago )
LISTEN: Recovering addict shares his story of opioid abuse and what drives him to stay clean
Craig George joins the Afternoon News Wrap to detail his recovery from opioid drug abuse that left him isolated from family and friends, in prison and on the verge of slipping into what he calls "darkness."
10:35AM ( 5 days ago )
LISTEN: Army vet., family discuss battle with PTSD, eventual road to recovery
This week the ANW returned to the topic of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, this time looking at the impact it can have on not just veterans, but their families as well.
11:49PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Local Business Spotlight on Millie's Drapery & Decorating
Millie's Drapery & Decorating has helped create the homes of North Georgia since 1968. After a fire damaged their building last year, Millie's is rebuilding and is finding new success. We talked to Chris Kinsey for this week's Local Business Spotlight presented by Roberts Plumbing.
6:46PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Riverside Military Academy cadets to study abroad in China this summer
Cadets Jonah Esworthy and Mark Miller from Riverside Military Academy in Gainesville, have been selected by the National Security Language Initiative for Youth to travel to China where they will stay and learn over the summer in a Study Abroad program.
6:30PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Kim Houston, a Braselton resident, tells of her battle with Colorectal cancer, and her inspiring victory over the disease
Kim Houston shares her story of dealing with Colorectal cancer and the struggles that come with it. She reflects on the day she was diagnosed, the day she was told she was cancer-free, and of the many hard days in-between.
6:12PM ( 1 week ago )
LISTEN: Hall County Fire chaplain program serves first responders
The chaplain program gives first responders an opportunity to turn to someone on both a professional and personal level.
7:45AM ( 2 weeks ago )
LISTEN: Parents of recently born quadruplets in Gainesville adjusting to larger family
How would your life change is you brought home four newborns from the hospital? Julie and Justin Davidson, of Banks County, provide an update on what life is like as a family after the January birth of quadruplet girls.
11:48AM ( 2 weeks ago )