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Saturday April 25th, 2015 7:20PM
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 ( 2 hours ago )
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
1:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Seven-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage
A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
10:35AM ( 8 hours ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 9 hours ago )
Annual summer burn ban begins May 1 in Hall, 53 other Ga. counties
If you have some outdoor burning planned, you have just a few days left to do it unless you want to wait until fall.
9:13AM ( 10 hours ago )
By Staff
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 13 hours ago )
Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400...
5:35PM ( 1 hour ago )
RMA cadet selected for STEM honor
Cadet SGT Adrian O'Sullivan, a Riverside Military Academy sophomore, has been selected for the 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders (CFSTL) to be held in Boston, Mass. June 28-30.
8:31AM ( 10 hours ago )
UNG/Gainesville hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
6:42PM ( 1 day ago )
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Latest on police-custody death: 2 hurt during Gray protest
7 p.m.Smaller groups of Freddie Gray protesters have split off from the main demonstration, throwing cans, bottles and trash cans at police, storefronts and restaurants.At least two people have been i...
7:11PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Thousands take to the streets for Freddie Gray rally
BALTIMORE (AP) — Thousands of protesters took to the streets Saturday to demand answers in the case of Freddie Gray, the largest rally since the 25-year-old black man died in police custody.After a fe...
6:56PM ( 23 minutes ago )
10 dead as quake and avalanche sweep Mount Everest region
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — An avalanche triggered by a massive earthquake swept across Nepal's Mount Everest region on Saturday, killing at least 10 climbers and guides, slamming into a section of the mo...
6:55PM ( 24 minutes ago )
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National
Sprint Cup race at Richmond postponed until Sunday
At 6 pm Saturday, with rain drenching Richmond International Raceway, NASCAR announced the postponement of Saturday night’s scheduled Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race until 1 pm ET on Sunday.
6:52PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title (VIDEO)
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
12:11PM ( 7 hours ago )
Elite Junior Showcase moved to Gainesville High for April 26
The Elite Junior Showcase Classic -- an opportunity for high school football players to display their abilities for assembeled recruiting services from throughout the southeast -- will hold a session on Sunday, April 26 at the Gainesville High practice fields (moved from the original location of City Park).
11:11AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Sports
Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake
NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.Google confirmed his de...
6:48PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his crit...
6:19PM ( 1 hour ago )
How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.Yet, if U.S. au...
3:33PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lifeline
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the stalwart, lo...
3:20PM ( 3 hours ago )
Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as a woman.The Nielsen company said Sat...
3:19PM ( 4 hours ago )
Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So what?"The New Jersey judge says the concert trip isn't evidence of bad parenting.NJ....
2:18PM ( 5 hours ago )
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A timeline of Queen Elizabeth II's life
An interactive timeline of the key events in Queen Elizabeth II's life. At 89 years old, Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest reigning monarch in British royal history.
By The Associated Press
2:35PM ( 4 days ago )
Logano tops Richmond qualifying for third pole of 2015
Sometimes it pays to go for broke—particularly when you have little to lose.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
10:49PM ( 20 hours ago )
Hall Co. Commission closes book on tennis court repairs; other business
After six months of discussions, revisions, and negotiations, Hall County Commissioners approved a $61,216 contract to completely strip and rebuild a tennis court in a Hoschton neighborhood that was damaged by a county water line installed beneath it.
7:36PM ( 1 day ago )
US home sales bounced back in March, but can the gain last?
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing.Sales of existing homes jumped 6.1 percent last month to a seasonally adjuste...
3:03PM ( 3 days ago )