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Sunday April 19th, 2015 8:34AM
GHCC announces Vision 2030 Public Arts Initiative
VISION 2030, a program of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, will launch its Public Arts Initiative with a cocktail reception on Thursday, April 23 from 5:00- 6:30 at the Arts Council Smithgall Arts Center.
7:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
By Staff
Gainesville man arrested after Habersham chase
A Gainesville man was arrested after leading a Habersham County traffic enforcement unit on a chase Saturday night.
9:56PM ( 10 hours ago )
Charter bus carrying lacrosse team damaged by fire in Cornelia
A charter bus carrying the Huntingdon College men's lacrosse team was heavily damaged by fire in Cornelia Saturday night.
9:40PM ( 10 hours ago )
Five arrested in Habersham drug search
Officials in Habersham County arrested five people in connection with illegal narcotic activity Saturday in Demorest.
2:45PM ( 17 hours ago )
Hall Co. School District working on diploma petitions
So far, 28 former Hall County students have petitioned the school district for high school diplomas under House Bill 91, signed into law during this last legislative session.
2:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
March For Babies sees 400 brave weather threat in Gainesville
Despite the overnight rain and the threat for more of the same throughout the morning, an estimated 400 people turned out Saturday for the annual Hall County March of Dimes "March For Babies".
1:55PM ( 18 hours ago )
By Staff
Lanier Flight Center celebrates 'life and legacy' of late instructor
Lanier Flight Center Saturday celebrated the "life and legacy" of Kelly Chandler, a flight instructor for the company, who was fatally injured in a plane crash last fall.
7:53AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Animal shelter puppies provide stress relief to Brenau students
The Hall County Animal Shelter is teaming up with Brenau University once again to provide some stress relief to students during finals week.
5:40PM ( 14 hours ago )
Hall Habitat High reaches milestone Apr. 24
Habitat High will reach a milestone in its history April 24 when it participates in its 50th Habitat for Humanity home dedication.
12:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
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Local/State
24 dead, 28 safe, hundreds missing as Med migrant boat sinks
ROME (AP) — A boat believed to be crowded with 700 migrants capsized in the waters north of Libya overnight, leaving at least 24 confirmed dead and sparking fears for what could become the Mediterrane...
8:23AM ( 10 minutes ago )
IS video purports to show killing of Ethiopians in Libya
CAIRO (AP) — A video released by the Islamic State group on Sunday appears to show the killing of two different groups of captured Ethiopian Christians by the extremist group's Libyan affiliates.The 2...
8:12AM ( 21 minutes ago )
For next president, a way out of the health care fights?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican or Democrat, the next president will have the chance to remake the nation's health care overhaul without fighting Congress.The law signed by President Barack Obama include...
8:10AM ( 23 minutes ago )
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National
Action filled final Bristol practice has teams scrambling
Roughly eight minutes into Saturday morning’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice, Tony Stewart smacked the outside wall exiting Bristol Motor Speedway’s fourth turn.
8:00AM ( 34 minutes ago )
Boys soccer: GHS claims Region 8-AAAAA crown, Howard's 250th win
Rick Howard has won a lot of games -- including state and region titles -- but Saturday's victory proved pretty special indeed.
10:31PM ( 10 hours ago )
Losing streak continues for G-Braves
The Charlotte Knights jumped on Gwinnett Braves’ starting pitcher Chien-Ming Wang early and came away with a 6-2 win Saturday night in game two of the three-game series at BB&T Ballpark.
10:19PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Sports
China's Central Bank to cut bank reserve requirement
BEIJING (AP) — China's Central Bank said Sunday that it will cut its bank reserve requirement ratio by 1 percentage point to stimulate more lending into a slowing economy.The new reserve requirement w...
7:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks...
6:04AM ( 2 hours ago )
World finance leaders see threats ahead for global economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's financial leaders see a number of threats facing a global economy still on an uneven road to recovery with U.S. and European officials worrying that Greece will default o...
5:01AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Ringo Starr, Green Day rock their way into Rock Hall
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ringo Starr was ushered into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with a little help from one of his famous friends.The mop-topped drummer who kept the beat for the Beatles, Starr was induc...
1:20AM ( 7 hours ago )
Mark Hamill said he was 'suspicious' of J.J. Abrams
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mark Hamill knew he had to say yes when George Lucas told him about the plans to move forward with a new "Star Wars" trilogy."It's not like a choice. It's like I was drafted," H...
12:51AM ( 7 hours ago )
Facsimile of first Elvis recording re-released by Jack White
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — After anonymously buying Elvis' first-ever recording at a January auction, Jack White is offering a limited-run vinyl re-release of "My Happiness" and "That's When Your Heartac...
12:40AM ( 7 hours ago )
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The Gulf’s heath: 5 years after BP spill
An AP survey of 26 marine scientists examines the health and state of the Gulf of Mexico’s ecosystem five years after the BP oil spill.
By The Associated Press
4:18PM ( 1 day ago )
Brandon Fox scores first LMS win at Greenville Pickens
Brandon Fox found himself out front on the final restart of Saturday night’s Late Model Stock feature at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in Easley, S.C., and he made the most of it.
By Reese Fant
12:00PM ( 3 days ago )
Standoff in Winder ends peacefully after five hours
It took more than five hours for authorities to talk a suicidal Winder man out of his home Tuesday.
7:01AM ( 4 days ago )
Local realtor wins top national award
Brent Hoffman with Berkshire Hathaway Georgia Properties recently was honored with the #2 Commercial Sales and Leasing award in North America for 2014.
By AccessWDUN staff
11:01AM ( 4 days ago )