Friday October 9th, 2015 8:10AM
Pilot killed in Pickens County plane crash
Authorities say one person is dead after a small airplane crashed in Pickens County.
5:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Isakson, Perdue attack part of bill they say sides with Ala. in water wars
Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue Thursday urged Senate leaders to remove language in the Energy and Water appropriations bill they say is a direct attack on Georgia in its ongoing water dispute with Alabama.
6:56PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
D.A.: Moran gets life without parole in Gainesville taxi driver murder
A Gainesville woman was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday in murder of a Gainesville taxi driver earlier this year.
2:34PM ( 17 hours ago )
Rehabilitative Industries of Northeast Georgia ring-in month-long awareness celebration
Thursday morning area civic and business leaders joined RING staff members at their Athens Street headquarters to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
12:22PM ( 19 hours ago )
Gainesville Police investigate reported robbery
Gainesville Police are investigating what was reported as a robbery in the parking lot of an Athens Street business Wednesday afternoon.
12:18PM ( 19 hours ago )
Police: Suspects in Gillsville manhunt captured
The Banks County Sheriff's Office is looking for two men who fled after their vehicle crashed during a pursuit by deputies Thursday morning.
11:13AM ( 20 hours ago )
Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Officials say one person is dead and three others are wounded following an early morning shooting at Northern Arizona UniversitySchool public relations director Cindy Brown say...
7:23AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Chaos in the House: McCarthy withdraws candidacy for speaker, GOP vote postponed
WASHINGTON (AP) — Confronting insurmountable obstacles, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suddenly withdrew from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House on Thursday, shocking colleagues just before the...
11:26PM ( 8 hours ago )
Gainesville property tax bills in the mail
City of Gainesville property owners will be receiving their tax bill this week with a due date of December 7.
5:50PM ( 14 hours ago )
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The Latest: Thousands at funeral of Palestinian who killed 2 Israelis and hurt mother, toddler
JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence. (all times local)___02:10Thousands of Palestinians are attending the funeral...
7:59AM ( 10 minutes ago )
The Latest: Tunisian rights activist says prize shows the value of talking through problems
OSLO, Norway (AP) — The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.___1:35 p.m.A Tunisian human rights campaigner among winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize...
7:44AM ( 25 minutes ago )
AP Exclusive: Tally shows Saudi hajj crush deadliest event to ever strike annual pilgrimage
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The crush and stampede last month outside of Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca killed at least 1,453 people during the hajj, a new tally showed on Friday to make it...
7:41AM ( 29 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: GHS-Lanier to slug it out for 8-AAAAA supremacy
Both Gainesville and Lanier football hope to answer big questions on Friday night...
8:58PM ( 12 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Week 7: Area teams facing playoff-like scenarios as region races heat up
The official start of the high school football playoffs isn't for another month. However, some area teams, it amy actually begin this Friday.
8:25PM ( 12 hours from now )
Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
8:02PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32AM ( 2 hours from now )
NASCAR Notebook: Harvick set for next leg of Chase
Kevin Harvick claims he feels pressure. But it doesn’t seem like it. In a must-win situation on Sunday at Dover, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion led 355-of-400 laps on his way to victory lane.
8:00AM ( 10 minutes ago )
Volleyball: Lady Vikings claim second straight 7-AAA crown
The East Hall volleyball team savored a second straight Area 7-AAA championship on Thursday after sweeping past Lumpkin County and West Hall in Rabbittown.
1:34AM ( 6 hours ago )
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World stock markets extend gains on expectations Fed won't raise interest rates this year
LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets are on Friday closing out a solid week on a strong note as minutes to the U.S. Federal Reserve's last policymaking meeting raised expectations that the central bank...
7:23AM ( 46 minutes ago )
French labor tensions ease as garbage collector strike ends, Air France resumes negotiations
PARIS (AP) — Air France is resuming negotiations with pilots' unions over hotly contested job cuts, and Paris garbage collectors have ended a smelly strike, soothing developments at the end of a week...
4:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
Asian shares gain on expectations Fed won't raise interest rates this year
TOKYO (AP) — Asia stock markets rose Friday on expectations the Federal Reserve will keep interest rates at a record low for several more months. Energy stocks advanced with the price of oil.KEEPING S...
2:36AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Hindu hardliners prevent Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali from performing in Mumbai
NEW DELHI (AP) — A local Hindu nationalist party has protested the presence of a Pakistani singer and forced organizers to cancel his concert in Mumbai, India's entertainment capital.Akshay Bardapurka...
7:38AM ( 31 minutes ago )
Thai beauty queen to dress like a tuk-tuk at Miss Universe pageant
BANGKOK (AP) — The smoke-belching, ear-splitting, undisciplined rickshaws known as tuk-tuks are part of the chaos on Bangkok's clogged streets.Soon however, the tuk-tuk will stroll down a more refined...
7:26AM ( 43 minutes ago )
Indian film outside Bollywood, image-driven Iranian movie among new faces of Asian cinema
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A film from outside Bollywood reflecting generational gaps in India and an image-driven Iranian movie about a grieving old man were among the works showing new trends of Asia...
6:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Antron Brown three-for-three with Maple Grove victory
Antron Brown increased his 2015 Countdown to the Championship round record to 12-0 with his Top Fuel victory Sunday at the NHRA Keystone Nationals.
By NHRA Media
11:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 3 days ago )