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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 8:00PM
LISTEN: Library Board names MacKinney as new director
The Hall County Library Board has been selected the interim Library Director to fill the position permanently.
6:44PM ( 1 hour ago )
Forsyth Co. SO investigating rainbow flag burning as hate crime
A northwest Forsyth County homeowner woke up Tuesday morning and discovered someone had taken their rainbow flag and set it on fire.
4:57PM ( 3 hours ago )
Hall Co. Finance Director Neikirk resigns
Hall County Finance Director Vickie Neikirk has resigned.
4:53PM ( 3 hours ago )
E. Hall boy hit by car while buying treat from ice cream truck
A 7-year-old Hall County boy was seriously injured when he apparently darted in front of a car after getting a treat from an ice cream truck.
4:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Kipper Tools, local and state leaders celebrate successful military relationship
When the U.S. military needs an assortment of mechanical tools and supplies, put together in kit-form, for specialized jobs being done around the world by our armed forces, it has repeatedly turned to Kipper Tools in Gainesville to meet the need.
1:50PM ( 6 hours ago )
Dozens of new laws take effect in Ga. tomorrow
Tomorrow brings with it a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time.
1:31PM ( 6 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest
LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.The Republi...
7:42PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Finalist named for Georgia Regents University presidency
The president of Georgia Southern University in Statesboro has been named the sole finalist to lead Georgia Regents University in Augusta.
3:16PM ( 4 hours ago )
Georgia gas, hotel taxes to increase starting Wednesday
Gas prices and hotel stays are getting pricier under a new transportation funding law that takes effect Wednesday.
2:59PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
Trump's pageant woes mount with TV and contestant drop-outs
NEW YORK (AP) — Fallout from outspoken Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico continued to dog him Tuesday as a TV company backed by Mexican billionaire...
7:50PM ( 9 minutes ago )
AP source: US, Cuba to announce plan to open embassies
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will announce Wednesday that the U.S. and Cuba have finalized an agreement to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, a major step in ending hostilities bet...
7:32PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Economists say Puerto Rico needs right to bankruptcy option
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's financial future hung in limbo Tuesday as economists and officials warned that the U.S. territory could head down Greece's path if it is not allowed to decla...
7:30PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 20 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 20 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 20 hours ago )
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Sports
Nike co-founder Knight will step down as chairman
NEW YORK (AP) — Nike Chairman Phil Knight, who turned a business selling shoes out of the back of his car into the world's most valuable sports brand, has announced plans to step down as company chair...
7:40PM ( 19 minutes ago )
IMF: Greece misses $1.8 billion loan payment
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes (all times local):___1:21 a.m.The International Monetary Fund says Greece missed a $1.8 billion debt payment Tuesday, becoming the firs...
6:22PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks edge higher as investors follow Greek debt talks
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. stock market stabilized on Tuesday as investors followed the latest developments in the Greek debt saga.Stocks edged higher a day after the market had its worst day of the yea...
5:34PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Misty Copeland named first black female principal at ABT
NEW YORK (AP) — Misty Copeland, the Missouri-born ballerina who's become a forceful voice for diversity in ballet and achieved a rare celebrity that far transcends dance, was named principal dancer at...
7:38PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Legendary bluesman Robert Johnson's son dies in Mississippi
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an atto...
7:38PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Review: In Winehouse doc 'Amy,' celebrity is the villain
Asif Kapadia's Amy Winehouse documentary "Amy" is a slow, tragic zoom out. It begins with the intimacy of home movies and ends in far-away paparazzi footage. Our VIP access has been revoked.First seen...
7:22PM ( 37 minutes ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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2:27PM ( 4 days ago )
Kyle Busch resurrects season with Sonoma victory
Check the box. Kyle Busch has a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
12:58AM ( 1 day ago )
Ga. back to school tax holidays set for July 31-Aug. 1
If you can put off your back to school shopping until then, you can save the Georgia sales tax on many of your purchases July 31 and August 1.
By AccessWDUN staff
2:04PM ( 4 days ago )