Sunday October 4th, 2015 1:02PM

Horse show to benefit domestic violence shelters in the area

By Ken Stanford Reporter
GAINESVILLE - The 13th Annual "Ticket to Ride Benefit Horse Show" will be held July 18-20 at Wills Park Equestrian Center in Alpharetta and will benefit regional domestic violence shelters - including Gainesville's Gateway Domestic Violence Center. <br /> <br /> Each year the show brings together several exhibitors, sponsors and equestrians from across the Southeast. <br /> <br /> Harry Norman, REALTORS Forsyth/Lake Lanier Office is sponsoring the event. Last year, with over 170 horses competing, the show brought in more than $12,000 that was donated to regional domestic abuse shelters, including Gateway. <br /> <br /> This goal for this year's event is $25,000. The funds raised will benefit Gateway as well as Forsyth County's Family Haven, Douglas County's Share House, and Dawson and Lumpkin County's No One Alone Shelter.<br /> <br /> Five hours are set aside for the event on Friday and 12 hours each Saturday and Sunday:<br /> <br /> Friday, July 18: 3
© Copyright 2015
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 9 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 9 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 9 months ago )
Local/State News
Palestinians push ahead in pursuit of war crimes charges against Israel
Stung by a resounding defeat in the U.N. Security Council, the Palestinians announced Wednesday that they joined the International Criminal Court to pursue war crimes charges against Israel.
1:57PM ( 9 months ago )
State DOT awards $48M contract for NE Ga. road project
The state Department of Transportation has awarded a $47.8 million contract for nine miles of work on a northeast Georgia road.
9:37AM ( 9 months ago )
Applications for US jobless aid rise
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, but the number of applications continues to be at historically low levels.
9:23AM ( 9 months ago )
Business News
AccessWDUN seeks your weather photos
GAINESVILLE - Is it flooding where you are?
By AccessWDUN staff
1:37PM ( 34 minutes from now )
Storms, wind knock down trees, powerlines across North Ga.
Wind gusts of more than 40 mph wreaked havoc on North Georgia Sunday morning, bringing down trees and knocking out power for thousands of people.
12:34PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Challenged Child & Friends receives $5,000 grant from AT&T
AT&T has awarded Challenged Child & Friends a $5,000 grant from its AT&T CARES program.
By AccessWDUN staff
12:22PM ( 40 minutes ago )
Monday is deadline to register to vote in Nov. elections
Monday is the deadline to register to vote Nov. 3 when Hall County residents will be asked to approve an extension of the education sales tax and a number of city elections will be held.
11:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Town hall on developmental disabilities coming to Gainesville
A Georgia non-profit that provides parental family support, advocacy and training for people with developmental disabilities is coming to Gainesville again to host a town hall session.
10:52AM ( 2 hours ago )