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Wednesday May 6th, 2015 12:26AM
Demorest probe 'largely ruled out computer errors or external thefts'
The results of an independent investigation into the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the City of Demorest soon will be presented to city, county and state officials.
11:03PM ( 1 hour ago )
Body located on Britt Whitmire Road in Hall County
Hall County authorities are investigating after a body was located Tuesday night in north Hall.
10:32PM ( 1 hour ago )
Dozens turn out to Gainesville City Council meeting to voice opposition for at-large voting
Dozens of people showed up at Tuesday night's Gainesville City Council meeting to voice their opinions in opposition to the city's at-large voting system.
7:13PM ( 5 hours ago )
Dump truck driver in Gainesville wreck identified
Georgia State Patrol troppers have identified the male dump truck driver in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
5:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
Hall Co. authorities search for woman missing since March
The Hall County Sheriff's Office is looking for a woman missing since March of this year.
4:46PM ( 7 hours ago )
Ted Cruz to keynote victory dinner at state GOP Convention
Texas senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz will keynote the Victory Dinner at the 2015 Georgia Republican Party State Convention in Athens.
3:31PM ( 8 hours ago )
Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
HOPE, Ark. (AP) — Mike Huckabee declared his presidential candidacy Tuesday, counting on his brand of conservative populism to make his second White House bid more successful than his first. In 2008,...
4:40PM ( 7 hours ago )
Fireworks sales now legal in Ga.
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill legalizing fireworks sales in Georgia.
1:14PM ( 11 hours ago )
Bicyclist killed in Jackson Co. hit and run was local pastor
The bicyclist killed in a crash with a hit and run driver Monday has been identified as a Gainesville pastor.
12:11PM ( 12 hours ago )
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California regulators approve unprecedented water cutbacks
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California water regulators adopted sweeping, unprecedented restrictions Tuesday on how people, governments and businesses can use water amid the state's ongoing drought, hop...
11:48PM ( 38 minutes ago )
Doubts raised about Islamic State's claim in Texas attack
PHOENIX (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, but counterterrorism experts said IS has...
11:34PM ( 52 minutes ago )
Latest on Texas attack: Source: Suspect was target of probe
7:45 p.m. CDTA federal law enforcement official says authorities had an open investigation into accused gunman Elton Simpson at the time of a shooting at a Texas cartoon contest, according to AP repor...
11:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Girls soccer: Lady War Eagles make history, storm into first ever quarterfinals
Mark Dunn keeps watching his retirement drift further and further away. And the Chestatee girls soccer coach is just fine with that...
2:07PM ( 13 hours from now )
Girls soccer: Lady Wolves roll into 3rd round; St. Pius up next (VIDEO)
Buford girls soccer coach Crystal Fowler wanted to see some variety from her offense Tuesday in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs...
12:45PM ( 12 hours from now )
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
12:31PM ( 12 hours from now )
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Sports
China stocks rebound, other Asian markets fall after US drop
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stock markets were uneven Wednesday as investor sentiment was dented by losses on Wall Street and doubts about Greece's ability to repay debts due to the IMF this month...
11:48PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Tech executive mourned by Silicon Valley luminaries
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring David Goldberg, a popular business leader whose marriage to Facebook executive Sheryl San...
11:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Van Gogh work fetches over $66 million at New York auction
NEW YORK (AP) — A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France brought in $66.3 million at auction Tuesday."The Allee of Aly...
9:38PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Rio museum opens its doors to Carnival's anonymous artisans
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Jeff Koons' "Balloon Dog" and Henry Moore's "Archer" are among some of the world's most iconic sculptures competing for space at a new museum exhibition where one of Alberto Giac...
12:02AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Team behind Tony Awards to produce Kennedy Center Honors
WASHINGTON (AP) — Producers who have created the Tony Awards show for the past 12 years will be given a "clean slate" and a mandate to update the "Kennedy Center Honors," marking a new direction for t...
5:16PM ( 7 hours ago )
Challenged by 'Going Clear,' another test awaits Tom Cruise
NEW YORK (AP) — When Janeane Garofalo asked Brad Bird, the director of "Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol," about Tom Cruise at a recent Tribeca Film Festival event, she peppered Bird with allusion...
4:39PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
What do you think of several recent efforts across the country to change some sports team mascot names because they offend certain groups of people?
It's ridiculous. Mascot names should be left alone.
The outcry is warranted for some of the mascot names.
Any mascot name that offends someone should be fair game for change.
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A look at the presidential contenders in 2016
Explore the growing list of declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates, which has been updated to include Mike Huckabee.
By The Associated Press
2:18PM ( 10 hours ago )
Gordon bests Talladega qualifying for 80th career pole
Change the rules, change the format – but they can’t change history.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
3:50PM ( 3 days ago )
NGMC-Braselton begins construction on obstetrics unit
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton began construction on a new expansion Monday, allowing the hospital to begin offering obstetric services to the community.
By AccessWDUN staff
3:28PM ( 1 day ago )