Saturday August 27th, 2016 6:14PM
Banks County sheriff releases more details of Friday arrests
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed has released more details about those arrested during Friday's raids at locations in Homer and Alto.
3:01PM ( 3 hours ago )
Unemployment insurance claims soar in Georgia
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia soared in July, with most metropolitan areas, including Gainesville, recording double-digit increases.
1:00PM ( 5 hours ago )
Former Lumpkin County coroner convicted on felony theft charges, attorney files motion for new trial
Former Lumpkin County Coroner Ronald Fortner has been convicted on charges of felony theft by deception and violation of his oath of office.
11:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
Gwinnett County budget review team to hear department requests starting Aug. 29
Departments and agencies for Gwinnett County government will present their business plans and financial resource requests for budget year 2017 starting Monday, Aug. 29.
8:06AM ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Lake Lanier officer selected as DNR Ranger of the Year for 2016
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division has named Corporal Eddie Tompkins the 2016 Ranger of the Year.
7:00AM ( 11 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead
Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some of the people killed in the devastating earthquake that struck a central mountainous area this week
5:49AM ( 12 hours ago )
Lineup set for this year's John Jarrard Concert
The 15th Annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert is set for Sept. 17 at Brenau University and lineup of performers has been announced.
6:00PM ( 14 minutes ago )
Humane Society volunteers become kennel "inmates" for National Dog Day
Volunteers at the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia used an unusual tactic to raise money for kennel animals for National Dog Day Friday.
4:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
Hiawassee, Ellijay among recipients of state loans for water-sewer improvements
Hiawassee and Ellijay are among fourteen places in Georgia recently awarded low-interest financing totaling $13.1 million by the state for water, sewer and wastewater infrastructure improvements.
3:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
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The embrace of life: A story of 2 sisters in Italy's quake
In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive
3:59PM ( 2 hours ago )
Man arrested in shocking killings of 2 Mississippi nuns
A man suspected in the slayings of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they served has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder
3:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out
Police say NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander when she was fatally shot while pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children
3:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:30AM ( 9 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Bacus, North Hall pull out victory over Branch in nail-biter
The lights at Falcons Field may have gone out on David Bishop during his postgame interview Friday night, but the smile he displayed was nearly bright enough that it didn’t matter...
8:18AM ( 9 hours ago )
(VIDEO) Chestatee overcomes elements, East Hall to halt losing skid
It took a split second to sink in -- but Chestatee saw two-plus seasons of heartache come to an end on Friday night.
8:09AM ( 10 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump says he will end 'war on American farmer'
Donald Trump is telling Iowans that one of his campaign goals is to "make America grow again."
4:27PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Trump tweet on Chicago shooting prompts backlash
Donald Trump is receiving criticism for his latest tweets, after NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was fatally gunned down near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children
4:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Clinton receives first intelligence briefing as nominee
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around the globe
2:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Nate Parker talks male privilege, consent in new interview
The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview
4:37PM ( 1 hour ago )
Nate Parker opens about rape case in new interview
The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview
3:32PM ( 2 hours ago )
INK welcomes new executive director
With the growth of field trips, birthday parties, daily visitors, and a capital campaign, INK (Interactive Neighborhood for Kids) has created its first salaried Executive Director position.
9:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Burt Myers wraps up seventh Bowman Gray Modified title
In order to win a championship at North Carolina’s historic Bowman Gray Stadium, you have to do a lot of things right.
By Adam Fenwick-Special to
2:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Georgia doctor pleads guilty to running a pill mill
A Georgia doctor has pleaded guilty to conspiracy for his role in running a pill mill out of a phony pain management clinic.
By The Associated Press
8:35PM ( 4 days ago )