Tuesday October 6th, 2015 10:42AM
Paving work to begin Wednesday at Jewell/Butler parkways
Gainesville city officials are warning motorists to expect some delays Wednesday morning as Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) crews begin patching pavement at a major intersection.
10:05AM ( 36 minutes ago )
Hall Co. officials: Sardis Rd. repairs to take "at least two weeks"
Sardis Road, which was washed out Friday during the heavy rains, will remain closed for "at least two weeks" according to Hlal County officials.
10:00AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Oakwood unveils nearly $4M budget; some residents may face tax increase
The City of Oakwood unveiled a $3.9 million budget Monday night, which, if fully funded, could mean an increase in taxes for some property owners.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Great grandmother stabbed outside DFCS office in Lawrencville
Police say a man has been arrested in a stabbing outside a Division of Family and Children Services office.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Hall Co. Planning Commission turns thumbs down on Dollar General for Ledan, Sardis area
After hearing from area residents concerned about the possible development of a Dollar General Store at a busy northwest Hall County intersection, the county planning commission said "no" to the project
6:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Mt. Airy moves quickly toward occupying schoolhouse
After a quarter-century in the making, Mt. Airy officials are making renovation of the Mt. Airy Schoolhouse a reality.
5:24AM ( 5 hours ago )
Brenau's Erikson wins Oxford Center Award
Dr. Suzanne Erickson, dean of Brenau’s College of Business & Mass Communication, is one of 11 recipients of the 2015 Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs Fast Growth Award.
9:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Obama administration deports fewer immigrants over past 12 months than at any time since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.Deportations...
9:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Dr. Ben Carson speaks with WDUN'S Bill and Joel about his new book "A More Perfect Union"
Dr. Ben Carson discusses his new book "A More Perfect Union" and his feeling that America is facing a constitutional crisis
8:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Europe's top court says data stored on US servers not safe from spying, in blow to companies
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Europe's top court ruled Tuesday that data stored on U.S. servers isn't safe because of government spying, a giant blow to companies such as Facebook that might need to change the wa...
10:26AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Trial begins for NBA's Thabo Sefolosha, who was arrested during confrontation with NYC police
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a professional basketball player charged with resisting arrest and other crimes during a confrontation with police officers...
10:24AM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: Gov. Haley to give update on South Carolina's response to historic rain, flooding
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):10:20 a.m.Gov. Nikki Haley is planning to give an update on the state's response to historic ra...
10:21AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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Region title deciders on the line? Could well be the case for Friday
We’re past the halfway point in the season, so it’s no wonder that this week brings with it a handful of contests that could well decide the destiny of a region crown and/or playoff positioning this weekend.
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5 things: What we learned from Week 6 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 6 of the high school football season...
5:51PM ( 16 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 2 days ago )
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Softball: Region tournaments finally back in action after rainouts
The weather has been as big a story as the teams themselves as region tournaments to fill the girls state softball brackets have been postponed twice in the last week due to rain.
12:18PM ( 1 hour from now )
Quinn getting message of starting fast through to Falcons
Coach Dan Quinn has been trying to get the Atlanta Falcons to start games fast...
11:09AM ( 27 minutes from now )
Hart says Braves 'will be better' following 67-win finish
The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching...
9:59AM ( 42 minutes ago )
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PepsiCo tops Wall Street expectations, boosted by price hikes and cost cutting
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — PepsiCo's third-quarter profit topped Wall Street expectations as the maker of Frito-Lay snacks and Mountain Dew soda hiked prices and trimmed costs.Profit plunged, however, afte...
9:54AM ( 46 minutes ago )
US stock indexes are little changed in early trading a day after a big rally; DuPont soars
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are getting off to a slow start a day after a big rally.Major indexes were little changed in early trading Tuesday, though several stocks were moving on corporate news.DuPo...
9:41AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Halloween spending expected to be down slightly this year in Ga.
The Georgia Retail Association (GRA) said Tuesday that the average Georgian celebrating Halloween this year will spend $74.34, compared with $77.52 last year, a decrease of just 4 percent.
9:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
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'Scary Lucy' statue gets new role in Halloween display at mall near Lucille Ball's NY hometown
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween.A bronze statue of Lucille Ball that drew worldwide scorn earlier this year for its unflattering depict...
9:58AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Asian cinema masterpieces, ferry tragedy and more at South Korean film festival
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's second-largest city is in a festive mood as the Busan Film Festival passes the midpoint.The latter half of Asia's largest film festival will be spiced up with F...
9:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
'The Secret Life of Bees' author Sue Monk Kidd writing novel about Jesus' wife
NEW YORK (AP) — After setting previous works in the 1960s and the 19th century, Sue Monk Kidd is going back to Biblical times for her next novel.The author of such best-sellers as "The Secret Life of...
9:10AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kevin Harvick dominates Dover to stay in the Chase
By Jove, he’s done it again! Forced to win at Dover International Speedway to keep his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes alive Sunday, Kevin Harvick did just that, dominating Sunday’s AAA 400 to stave off elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
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8:43PM ( 1 day ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 23 hours ago )