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Monday April 27th, 2015 11:36AM
Toddler run over by vehicle in Hall County, uncle charged
A toddler is dead and his 19-year-old uncle is in jail after a fatal accident in the east Hall County area Sunday afternoon.
7:27AM ( 4 hours ago )
AAA: Gas prices reach four-month high
For the first time in 127 days, the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline exceeded $2.50 per gallon on Friday.
6:47AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Hartwell troopers nab Commerce armed robbery suspects
New troopers from the newest Georgia State Patrol post in Hartwell were able to lead the capture of a pair of armed robbery suspects Sunday afternoon.
9:32PM ( 14 hours ago )
Driver charged in serious-injury crash near Lula
A Lula man has been charged in a Saturday night wreck that left a Jefferson man badly hurt.
6:14PM ( 17 hours ago )
By Rob Moore
Forbes '30-Under-30' entrepreneur to address Brenau graduates
Amanda Slavin, the Las Vegas-based entrepreneur who made this year's Forbes magazine list of top marketing and advertising professionals who have not yet celebrated their 30th birthdays, will address more than 600 Brenau University graduates at commencement exercises Friday and Saturday.
11:30AM ( 1 day ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Qualifying begins Monday for special Flowery Branch council election
Qualifying begins for the June 16 special election for two vacant Flowery Branch City Council seats.
9:00AM ( 1 day ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Piedmont College to hold commencement events this weekend
Piedmont College will celebrate Spring Commencement 2015 with three days of events and ceremonies at the campus in Demorest April 30–May2.
10:53AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Southern states observe Confederate Memorial Day
One hundred and fifty years after the Civil War's end, several Southern states will mark Confederate Memorial Day as an official state holiday.
10:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gay marriage a difficult issue for GOP White House hopefuls
NEW YORK (AP) — For Democratic politicians, same-sex marriage has become an easy issue: They're for it. Many Republican VIPs — notably the presidential hopefuls — face a far more complicated landscape...
7:43AM ( 1 day ago )
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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Aid arriving as deaths top 4,000
9 p.m. (1515 GMT, 11:15 a.m. EDT)Relief worker Brad Kerner of Save the Children says basic necessities are the immediate need in Nepal after Saturday's devastating earthquake, which killed more than 4...
11:23AM ( 12 minutes ago )
News guide: Movie theater shooting trial opens in Colorado
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Opening statements are set Monday in the long-awaited trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes. Here's a look at top elements in the case:___THE CRIME:About 420 people w...
11:17AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer urges jury to spare his life
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev urged a jury Monday to spare the young man's life, portraying him as "a good kid" who was led astray by his belligerent older brothe...
11:07AM ( 28 minutes ago )
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Postseason now in full swing for spring sports
The race is on, and it won't stop now until champions are named just a few weeks hence.
5:10PM ( 5 hours from now )
North Georgia baseball makes history with first ever regular season crown
The No. 18 University of North Georgia baseball team etched its mark in school history as the Nighthawks claimed the 2015 Peach Belt Conference regular season championship by virtue of a 5-3 win over Montevallo on Sunday afternoon at Bob Stein Stadium.
12:24PM ( 47 minutes from now )
Post Race Notes: Elliott solid in Richmond NSCS effort
Quietly, Chase Elliott had a solid performance in Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
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US stocks creep higher at start of busy week for earnings
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks rose slightly in morning trading Monday as investors looked ahead to a busy week for earnings news and a meeting by the Federal Reserve on interest rates.The slight gains f...
11:24AM ( 11 minutes ago )
Starbucks breakdown shows how registers have evolved
NEW YORK (AP) — A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores Friday was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.Regist...
11:12AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Poll: Most Greeks dissatisfied with government performance
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A small majority of Greeks are dissatisfied with the new government's performance, and half want it to compromise with its European creditors if the current tortuous bailout talk...
9:20AM ( 2 hours ago )
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It's nail-biting time on Broadway ahead of Tony nominations
NEW YORK (AP) — Will the list include a musical set in a funeral home of all places? Or one set in Paris? Is there room for a brand-new show that makes William Shakespeare look like Mick Jagger? Can a...
11:24AM ( 11 minutes ago )
The Latest: Theater shooter's parents arrive at courthouse
8:25 a.m. (MDT)The parents of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes have been seen waiting in line to get into the suburban Denver courthouse where Holmes' long-awaited death penalty trial is getting...
10:50AM ( 45 minutes ago )
Salma Hayek hopes 'The Prophet' inspires new generations
BEIRUT (AP) — Salma Hayek said on Monday that the animated feature film "The Prophet" she co-produced has been a personal movie, one she hopes can inspire young viewers to think outside the box about...
10:49AM ( 46 minutes ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Is the Democratic Party making a smart decision not to offer a primary challenge to Hillary Clinton in the 2016 presidential race?
Yes, it’s smart to rally behind a single candidate.
No, voters need to make the decision on the party’s nominee.
I’m not sure.
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What is a concussion?
Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
6:03PM ( 4 days ago )
Post Race Notes: Elliott solid in Richmond NSCS effort
Quietly, Chase Elliott had a solid performance in Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway.
By Chris Knight-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 3 hours ago )
Gainesville Chicken Festival dodges the weather
If anybody left the 11th Annual Spring Chicken Festival Saturday in downtown Gainesville hungry it was their own fault.
5:18PM ( 1 day ago )
Helen restaurant/bar owner fined $1,000 by city
The owner of two Helen restaurants/bars will get to keep her license, despite being accused of keeping one of those establishments open until nearly 4 a.m. March 28, contrary to city ordinances.
9:32PM ( 3 days ago )