Saturday August 27th, 2016 12:52PM
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 ( 1 hour ago )
Southern Hall County to see more growth following Commission's rezoning okays
Thursday evening the Hall County Board of Commissioners gave final approval to a pair of rezoning requests that should keep area carpenters, masons, plumbers, electricians and a host of other tradespeople busy for quite a while.
9:00AM ( 3 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 ( 4 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 ( 5 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 ( 7 hours ago )
UPDATE: FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
8:00PM ( 16 hours ago )
UNG takes the Leap in Georgia
The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia have announced that Georgia is now a state partner in the association’s national initiative,Liberal Education and America’s Promise.
12:00PM ( 51 minutes ago )
Mazda recalling SUVs over potential steering problem
Mazda is recalling more than 190,000 CX-7 sport utility vehicles because of a potentially dangerous steering control defect.
10:30AM ( 2 hours ago )
The Latest: Clinton set for first national security briefing
Hillary Clinton has arrived at an FBI facility in White Plains, New York, for her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee
9:10AM ( 3 hours ago )
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The Latest: Nun's order issues statement on her killing
The order of one of the nuns killed in Mississippi has issued a statement that thanks the law enforcement officers working on the case
12:30PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller
NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago on Friday while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children
11:51AM ( 59 minutes ago )
The Latest: Nephew of slain nun: 'Thankful' suspect arrested
The nephew of a nun who was killed in Mississippi says he's thankful a suspect has been arrested so that no one else is at risk but that it does not bring closure to the grieving family
11:48AM ( 1 hour 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 ( 4 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.
7:59AM ( 4 hours ago )
Greg Biffle feeling positive about return to Michigan
No doubt about it—Greg Biffle needs a win in the next three weeks if he wants to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
7:59AM ( 4 hours ago )
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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
11:34AM ( 1 hour ago )
Gabon votes as president vies to keep family in power
Gabon's president, up for re-election Saturday, is trying to overcome a coalition of high-profile opponents to maintain a family dynasty that stretches back to the 1960s
10:21AM ( 2 hours ago )
Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workers
Russia's emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan
9:41AM ( 3 hours ago )
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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 ( 3 hours ago )
'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing
The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" has filed a motion seeking permission to perform extensive scientific tests on evidence she believes will show he's innocent
10:26PM ( 14 hours ago )
Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke
Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."
9:20PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Chase spots shrinking with three races left to cutoff
Last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway changed everything. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the resulting Chase Grid looks very different now than it did prior to Bristol.
8:00AM ( 1 day 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 )