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Friday April 24th, 2015 10:01PM
Mt. Airy reschedules festival to Sunday
Two annual events scheduled for Saturday in Mt. Airy have been postponed.
8:54PM ( 1 hour ago )
By Rob Moore
Special Series: Fighting Cancer, a survivors story
If ever there was anyone who symbolized 'Fighting Cancer' it is Dottie Adams, whose battle has lasted on and off for seven years.
6:15PM ( 3 hours ago )
Butterfly Release caps off Victims' Rights Week in Hall County
The Hall County Solicitor and District Attorney's offices concluded National Crime Victims' Rights Week with a special ceremony Friday, honoring a local agency that provides hope to victims of sexual abuse.
6:14PM ( 3 hours ago )
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FAA Inspector arraigned for bypassing airport security with firearm
A Sugar Hill man has been arraigned on a federal misdemeanor charge of unlawfully entering an airport and airplane without submitting to security requirements.
5:11PM ( 4 hours ago )
Listeria strain found at Inventure Foods plant in Jefferson
Inventure Foods has issued a voluntary recall of some of their frozen food products after finding Listeria monocytogenes at its Jefferson facility.
1:24PM ( 8 hours ago )
Killer of Buford woman, others, seeks new trial in Florida murder case
A serial killer, responsible for the murder of a Buford woman in 2008, is hoping to overturn his death sentence from a different murder conviction.
12:59PM ( 9 hours ago )
UNG 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 ( 3 hours ago )
Thieves cause $20k worth of damage to store
Hall County authorities think a burglar caused about $20,000 worth of damage at a store on Cleveland Highway Friday morning.
3:56PM ( 6 hours ago )
GALLERY: Vision 2030 launches public art tour
Vision 2030, an arm of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce, has launched a public art initiative that includes more than 30 pieces of art in various media.
12:03PM ( 9 hours ago )
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Attorneys: Memo shows special treatment for reserve deputy
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of...
9:42PM ( 18 minutes ago )
Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner says that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman."Jenner spoke in a long-awaited interview televised Friday with ABC's Diane Sawyer about his...
9:41PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Thousands attend 1st 'preppers' expo in Utah suburb
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Hundreds of survivalists and "preppers" are gathering in the Salt Lake City suburb of Sandy for the first PrepperCon, featuring demonstrations of underground bunkers, food storag...
8:33PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title
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.
11:11PM ( 1 hour from now )
Track and Field: Banks County sweeps 7-AAA meets
Banks County swept the Region 7-AAA track and field championships Thursday at Dawson County High School.
11:29AM ( 10 hours ago )
Baseball: Spartans beat Dawson Co. to clinch final spot in 7-AAA
Will Simmons went six innings striking out eight in leading West Hall to a 7-4 win over Dawson County Thursday in a battle for the final playoff spot in Region 7-AAA.
10:55AM ( 11 hours ago )
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Starbucks reports register outage in stores in US, Canada
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch has disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada.Company spokesman Jim Olson said Friday evening the...
9:34PM ( 27 minutes ago )
Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections.The Food and Dr...
7:57PM ( 2 hours ago )
Review: Getting your Apple Watch? Here's how to use it
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Watches have arrived to the first group of people who had ordered one two weeks ago.Those who haven't bought one yet will likely face a wait. Apple's retail stores won't have the...
6:22PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Business
Keith Urban, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Iris...
9:03PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Adam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When a group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media.But everyone agreed on...
7:04PM ( 2 hours ago )
Cleveland Play House wins Regional Theater Tony Award
NEW YORK (AP) — This year's Regional Theater Tony Award will go to the Cleveland Play House as it embarks on its centennial season.The Play House was founded in 1915 and has entertained some 12 millio...
6:47PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Today's Survey Question
Will the outbreak of bird flu, which has affected the poultry industry in eight Midwest states, change how much chicken you eat?
Yes, at least until the outbreak is under control.
No, I believe the chicken here is safe.
I’m not sure.
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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 ( 3 days ago )
Bubba Russell tops Southeastern Late Models at Toccoa
Bubba Russell charged his way to the front of the field, and held off David McCoy to score the Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series victory Saturday night at Toccoa Raceway in Toccoa, Ga.
4:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Gov. Deal signs bills needed for takeover of failing schools
Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a bill authorizing a state takeover of what he calls ``chronically failing schools,'' setting up a vote on a constitutional amendment needed to enact the new policy.
4:05PM ( 3 days ago )
FBHS senior receives JEMC scholarship
Jackson EMC recently awarded Allison Walls, Flowery Branch High School senior, with a 2015 Walter Harrison Scholarship, named in honor of a rural electrification pioneer.
By AccessWDUN Staff
10:49AM ( 11 hours ago )