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Friday July 31st, 2015 5:26PM
Wreck cleanup blocks Athens Hwy. south of Gainesville
Athens Highway is shut down at Gillsville Highway Friday afternoon following a traffic accident and ensuing fire.
4:39PM ( 47 minutes ago )
Maysville man charged in Homer armed robbery
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Banks County Sheriff's Office charged a Maysville man in connection with Thursday's armed robbery at a Homer credit union.
4:31PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Permit suspended at ropes course where Cumming teen fatally injured
Tennessee has suspended the operating permit at a Knoxville ropes course after an 18-year-old from Cumming, Georgia was fatally injured there last week.
1:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 5 hours ago )
Electric vehicle charging stations installed on UNG Gainesville, Dahlonega campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has installed electric vehicle charging stations on its Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, one of several new conservation initiatives on UNG's four campuses.
10:59AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Grand jury to review Clayton County sheriff shooting case out of Lawrenceville
Gwinnett County prosecutors say the case of an off-duty sheriff shooting a real estate agent at a metro Atlanta model home will be reviewed by a grand jury.
5:38AM ( 11 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Grady giving police 1,000 packages of sex crime evidence
The state's largest public hospital is sending a police laboratory more than 1,000 packages containing sex crime evidence that it had stored since 2000.
1:21PM ( 4 hours ago )
12 Hall students receive industry credentials
Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCC) was host Thursday night for a ceremony at which twelve Hall County School District students were awarded four separate industry credentials
12:39PM ( 4 hours ago )
Gainesville man wins 'gold' at Special Olympics World Games
A young Gainesville man has won the gold medal in the 500-meter kayak event at the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles.
10:39AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Local/State
'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens to be suspended
OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen was to end Friday, a heart...
5:24PM ( 1 minute ago )
Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. She was 67.A statement from the family said...
5:16PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Chicago poised to require breast-feeding rooms at airports
CHICAGO (AP) — City Council members recommended Friday that lactation rooms be placed in every terminal at Chicago's two major airports, a move that one alderman said could help make it the nation's "...
5:00PM ( 25 minutes ago )
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Pair from Gainesville win Atlanta Junior Golf titles
Gainesville High School's Ryan Hogan won the AJGA Grand Championship, and Gainesville Middle School's Sam Patterson won the AJGA 9-Hole Club Championship.
1:29PM ( 3 hours ago )
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two...
12:43PM ( 4 hours ago )
NASCAR Notebook: Truex, Jr. tries to sweep Pocono
Martin Truex, Jr. was the talk of NASCAR following his June win at Pocono Raceway.
8:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system.A pai...
5:00PM ( 25 minutes ago )
US stocks end lower as energy stocks slump on earnings
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks closed modestly lower Friday as oil titans Exxon Mobil and Chevron led a slump in energy stocks.The Dow Jones industrial average lost 56.12 points, or 0.3 percent, to 17,689.86....
4:56PM ( 30 minutes ago )
Facebook's Zuckerberg and wife are expecting a daughter
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his pediatrician wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby.The co-founder of the world's largest social network used a Facebook post Friday to an...
4:06PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Judge tosses lawsuit seeking Kurt Cobain death-scene photos
SEATTLE (AP) — A judge has thrown out a lawsuit seeking the release of graphic photos and records from Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's death scene.http://is.gd/vCPaBFThe Seattle Times reports ( ) that...
4:54PM ( 31 minutes ago )
Review: Andrea Bocelli falls short on Puccini's 'Turandot'
Andrea Bocelli, Puccini's "Turandot" (Universal Music Classics/Decca/Sugar)The phenomenon known as Andrea Bocelli is at it again, releasing his 11th complete opera recording. This time he takes on the...
4:31PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Maisie Williams has 'significant role' on 'Doctor Who'
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When viewers see Maisie Williams on the new season of "Doctor Who," she'll be a brand-new character, not someone from the Doctor's past."Once you see what she's up to ......
4:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kyle Busch extends win streak with Brickyard victory
“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
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3.3 million dry erase boards recalled after due to cut risk
NEW YORK (AP) — Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall.The U.S....
12:33PM ( 1 day ago )