Wednesday February 22nd, 2017 2:48PM
Oakwood Police investigate scam that offers cheap pizza via Twitter
​Oakwood Police are warning people to be wary of online pizza discounts that are too good to be true. The warning comes after a suspect took to Twitter victimizing no less than five parties, including a resident and business in Oakwood.
1:02PM ( 1 hour ago )
GALEO calls on Georgia's congressional leaders to fight against Trump deportation plans
The Georgia Association of Latino Elected Officials (GALEO) wants the state's congressional leaders to push back against President Trump's latest deportation efforts.
9:40AM ( 5 hours ago )
UNG students leading the call to boycott Roberta Green-Garrett businesses in wake of KKK sign
A press conference was held at UNG-Dahlonega Tuesday to urge students and citizens to boycott Green-owned businesses.
5:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
Helen extends city manager's contract by seven years
The Helen City Commission voted unanimously Tuesday to extend City Manager Jerry Elkins' contract by seven more years.
11:01PM ( 15 hours ago )
Lampien sentenced to seven years in 2014 Helen shooting death
A Jasper man found guilty last month of two counts of involuntary manslaughter in connection with a 2014 shooting death on the street in downtown Helen will spend the next four years in prison.
9:15PM ( 17 hours ago )
Gainesville Mayor reports on State of the City
“The signs of Gainesville’s success are everywhere,” Mayor Danny Dunagan told council members and those in attendance at Tuesday evening’s Gainesville City Council meeting.
8:35PM ( 18 hours ago )
Man fleeing traffic stop struck, killed by sheriff's truck
The Georgia State Patrol says a man fleeing a traffic stop was struck and killed by a west Georgia sheriff who wasn't part of any police pursuit
2:24PM ( 23 minutes ago )
What's with all the cameras on Green Street?
You might have noticed a series of cameras and traffic tubes if you drove along Green Street in Gainesville Wednesday.
11:43AM ( 3 hours ago )
Tornado support group meets a month after deadly storms
South Georgia behavioral health employees hosted a support group to provide tornado survivors with support following last month's deadly storms
4:55AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Former USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sexual assault
A former Michigan State University doctor who specialized in treating elite U.S. gymnasts is charged with sexually assaulting nine girls or teens, including some who were reluctant to report the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a "god."
2:29PM ( 18 minutes ago )
The Latest: Female burned in pipeline protest camp fire
Authorities say one person has been burned in fires set by protesters as a longstanding encampment near the Dakota Access pipeline is shut down in North Dakota
2:24PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Immigrants change up their routines, brace for arrest
President Donald Trump's move to crack down on immigrants living illegally in the U.S. has spread fear and anxiety
2:23PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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Girls basketball: Lady Trojans looking to add to legacy with another road trip
Niki Carver knows that she and her teammates have already done something extraordinary. Now Carver says that the North Hall girls basketball team is gunning for the sublime.
5:15PM ( 2 hours from now )
Opinion: This is a call to ALL area hoops fans
This is a ALL local and area prep basketball fans...
4:58PM ( 2 hours from now )
Vallejo and England earn men's basketball All-Conference honors
With the USA South Tournament beginning Thursday, the league has announced the 2016-17 USA South All-Conference awards listing with Piedmont's Justin Vallejo and Chase England earning a place on the listing.
12:22PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Stocks slip from record highs as energy companies fall
US indexes take small losses as energy companies fall with the price of oil and technology stocks ease back from some of their recent gains
2:36PM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest: About 150 people march out of oil protest camp
About 150 protesters are marching arm-in-arm out of the Dakota Access pipeline protest camp while singing and playing drums
2:02PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Skepta, Beyonce and Bowie up for prizes at Brit Awards
Britain's music industry will salute chart-topping talent and departed icons at the Brit Awards, where nominees include Drake, Beyonce and David Bowie
1:59PM ( 48 minutes ago )
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Polish play investigated for blasphemy, inciting violence
Prosecutors in Poland are investigating a new theater production that alludes to murdering the country's most powerful politician and has sexual scenes involving the cross and an image of the late Polish pope, St. John Paul II
2:02PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Beale Street Music Festival features eclectic lineup
Kings of Leon, Snoop Dogg, Soundgarden and Sturgill Simpson are among the musical acts scheduled to perform at the Beale Street Music Festival in Memphis in May
1:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
Duchess of Cambridge pool-playing skills deemed 'dreadful'
The Duchess of Cambridge has shown off her pool-playing skills _ though one teenager was not impressed
1:04PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Do you take issue with the state's plan to stage a coyote-killing contest in metro Atlanta? (The head of game management for the state says science shows that coyote predation is a problem.)
Not at all.
No, but a contest to reduce the population is a little insensitive
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Sheppard scores DIRTcar Nationals Late Model victory
Brandon Sheppard moved to the lead near the halfway point of Wednesday night’s DIRTcar Racing Late Model feature, and went on to score the victory in DIRTcar Nationals action at Florida’s Volusia Speedway Park.
By AccessWDUN Staff
2:09PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Debate over religious freedom returns to Georgia legislature
Georgia Republicans have again proposed legislation they argue will protect people acting on religious belief, undaunted by Gov. Nathan Deal's veto of a proposal last year.
By The Associated Press
7:42PM ( 19 hours ago )