Thursday October 27th, 2016 12:51PM
Gainesville City Council adds funding for Lake Lanier water quality testing to council meeting agenda
Renewal of an intergovernmental agreement between Forsyth County, Gwinnett County, Hall County and the City of Gainesville to pay the University of North Georgia to collect, test and analyze water samples is up for approval Tuesday after Thursday's work session.
10:48AM ( 2 hours ago )
Saturday voting statewide this week in Georgia
Saturday voting will take place statewide this week, giving Georgians an extra day to cast an early ballot for next month's General Election.
9:43AM ( 3 hours ago )
Driver cited after striking moving Habersham school bus
Three people were hurt when a vehicle struck the rear of a moving school bus on Ga. 365 near Mt. Airy early Thursday.
9:30AM ( 3 hours ago )
GDOL: NE Georgia jobless rate rises three-tenths of a point, Gainesville rate holds steady
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday morning that the unemployment rate in the Northeast Georgia region in September was 5.3 percent, while the rate for the Gainesville metro was 4.4 percent.
6:05AM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
University of West Georgia student shot dead off campus
A University of West Georgia student has been shot to death just north of the school's campus in Carrollton.
5:01AM ( 7 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Detective says mother is not a suspect in hot car death case
A detective testified the mother of a toddler who died after being left in a hot SUV is not a suspect in her son's death.
9:06PM ( 15 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
UPS 3Q profit up 1 percent as US revenue increases
Delivery giant UPS reports that third-quarter profit inched up 1 percent on higher US revenue
12:31PM ( 19 minutes ago )
UNG, Lanier Tech presidents to speak at education summit Friday
Bonita C. Jacobs, president of the University of North Georgia, and Lanier Technical College President Ray Perren will speak Friday at the North Georgia Regional Education Summit in Cumming.
12:30PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Applications for US unemployment benefits fall to 258,000
Fewer Americans sought unemployment aid last week
9:43AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Amtrak to pay $265M for Philadelphia crash that killed 8
Amtrak will pay $265 million to settle claims related to a deadly May 2015 derailment in Philadelphia that killed eight people and injured more than 200 others
12:43PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
12:27PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Roommate pleads guilty to charge in Rutgers webcam case
A former Rutgers University student whose roommate killed himself after being captured on a webcam kissing another man has pleaded guilty to attempted invasion of privacy
12:01PM ( 49 minutes ago )
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Jefferson, Stephens County battle for chance to stake 8-AAAA claim
Both Jefferson and Stephens County know the window of opportunity to grab a Region 8-AAAA championship is open for the first time on Friday night...
6:17PM ( 5 hours from now )
Softball: Area teams begin final quest for state titles
It figures to be a grueling three-day gauntlett for all four of the northeast Georgia teams that advanced to the Elite 8 of the state softball tournament at the Olympic Softball Complex.
2:04PM ( 1 hour from now )
Volleyball: North Hall's historic season comes to an end; Buford moves on to title match
Buford volleyball will play for a second straight state title, while North Hall saw its historic run come to an end on Wednesday.
7:09AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Ford's 3Q profit falls on recall, truck launch
Troubles in Ford Motor Co.'s home market - including slowing U.S. sales, a massive recall and the difficult launch of new heavy-duty pickups - are hurting the company's bottom line
12:04PM ( 46 minutes ago )
Altria to close 2 tobacco facilities affecting 580 workers
Altria, the maker of Marlboro cigarettes, says that it will close two of its facilities in 2018 that make tobacco products, affecting about 580 workers
11:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
Aetna tops Street 3Q expectations, narrows 2016 forecast
Aetna's third-quarter earnings beat Wall Street forecasts, as cost cutting and government business helped the health insurer counter higher costs from coverage it sells on the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges
11:07AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Phelps secretly took plunge in June, marrying girlfriend
Band of gold: Michael Phelps took plunge in June, secretly marrying longtime girlfriend
12:30PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Armed with faith: Gibson film shows WWII feats of medic
For director Mel Gibson, one of the challenges of his newest movie "Hacksaw Ridge," about a conscientious objector awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, was almost having too much material to work with
12:20PM ( 30 minutes ago )
The Latest: Clinton to unveil anti-bullying plan
Hillary Clinton is unveiling a plan to reduce bullying
12:20PM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Roberts rockets to Senoia Ultimate Super Late Model win
After starting from the pole, Casey Roberts held off Shane Clanton to score the Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory Saturday night at Georgia’s Senoia Raceway.
By Track PR
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Detective says mother is not a suspect in hot car death case
A detective testified the mother of a toddler who died after being left in a hot SUV is not a suspect in her son's death.
By The Associated Press
9:06PM ( 15 hours ago )