clear
Wednesday May 6th, 2015 11:30AM
Barnard, Mills re-elected chair, vice chair of Parole Board
The Georgia State Board of Pardons and Parole announced Tuesday that Terry E. Barnard was re-elected as chairman and James Mills of Hall County as vice chairman for 2016
11:15AM ( 15 minutes ago )
By Associated Press
Survey: Hiring by US businesses slows sharply in April
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies hired in April at the slowest pace in nearly a year and a half, a private survey found, as the strong dollar dragged down overseas sales and energy companies cut back...
9:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Body located on Britt Whitmire Road in Hall County
Hall County authorities are investigating after a body was located Tuesday night in north Hall.
11:32PM ( 11 hours ago )
Demorest probe 'largely ruled out computer errors or external thefts'
The results of an independent investigation into the theft of hundreds of thousands of dollars from the City of Demorest soon will be presented to city, county and state officials.
11:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
Dozens turn out to Gainesville City Council meeting to voice opposition for at-large voting
Dozens of people showed up at Tuesday night's Gainesville City Council meeting to voice their opinions in opposition to the city's at-large voting system.
7:13PM ( 16 hours ago )
Dump truck driver in Gainesville wreck identified
Georgia State Patrol troppers have identified the male dump truck driver in serious condition after his truck overturned on Queen City Parkway Tuesday morning.
5:56PM ( 17 hours ago )
Generation Inspiration celebrates 10 years
The brainchild of Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell, Generation Inspiration celebrated its 10th anniversary Sunday at a ceremony at Gainesville High School.
9:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Cornelia announces two-day closure of Clarkesville Street
Cornelia leaders have announced the planned closure of a major downtown artery later this week.
9:03AM ( 2 hours ago )
Hawks fight back, knot up series with Wizards, 1-1
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Kyle Korver bounced back from a miserable first half and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the Washington Wizards 106-90 on Tuesday night, taking advantage of John Wall's absence to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.
8:40AM ( 2 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Local/State
AP EXPLAINS: What's next for jury in missing NYC boy case?
NEW YORK (AP) — The haunting case of missing first-grader Etan Patz has endured for almost four decades — and deliberations in the long-awaited murder trial stemming from his 1979 disappearance are en...
11:09AM ( 20 minutes ago )
5 paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany
WASHINGTON (AP) — Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers.The paintings, including three won by an...
10:31AM ( 58 minutes ago )
Gunman's hashtag hinted at Texas plot
PHOENIX (AP) — About 20 minutes before the shooting at a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, a final tweet posted on an account linked to one of the gunmen said: "May A...
10:19AM ( 1 hour ago )
More National News
National
Girls soccer: Lady War Eagles make history, storm into first ever quarterfinals
Mark Dunn keeps watching his retirement drift further and further away. And the Chestatee girls soccer coach is just fine with that...
2:07PM ( 2 hours from now )
Girls soccer: Lady Wolves roll into 3rd round; St. Pius up next (VIDEO)
Buford girls soccer coach Crystal Fowler wanted to see some variety from her offense Tuesday in the second round of the Class AAAA state playoffs...
12:45PM ( 1 hour from now )
Baseball: Area teams head to 2nd round with momentum
Area teams caught some big breaks, others made their own, and one, Jackson County, made history in the first round of the state baseball playoffs...
12:31PM ( 1 hour from now )
More Sports News
Sports
US stocks slipping after weak jobs data; oil prices rise
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks drifted lower early Wednesday after the release of weak U.S. economic reports. Oil prices rose, helping drillers and other energy companies move higher. Five of the 10 indu...
11:18AM ( 12 minutes ago )
How do you get on QVC? Tips from entrepreneur Lori Greiner
NEW YORK (AP) — Take a product on a home shopping channel and sell out in a matter of minutes— it's the dream of many entrepreneurs.Lori Greiner, who's sold her jewelry organizers, home decor and othe...
10:57AM ( 32 minutes ago )
EU moves to help tech companies compete with US giants
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has unveiled a long-term strategy to help its technology companies compete with U.S. giants like Google and Amazon by unifying the continent's digital sector and tak...
10:30AM ( 59 minutes ago )
More Business News
Business
Scientific study: Beatles, Stones eclipsed by hip-hop impact
LONDON (AP) — The impact of hip-hop's arrival on the pop music scene eclipsed that of the Beatles-led British invasion of 1964, a computer analysis of 17,000 songs has found.The unusual study found th...
10:39AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Author to face critics of new book about city's rape cases
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Best-selling author Jon Krakauer is making one public appearance to promote his latest work, "Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town." It's in the titular town, w...
10:09AM ( 1 hour ago )
Harris Faulkner considered rising star at Fox
NEW YORK (AP) — Harris Faulkner's hobby may sound like a patriotic put-on, but the Fox News Channel anchor insists it's legit."The thing that I really love to do, that I now only do in the shower, is...
9:48AM ( 1 hour ago )
More Entertainment News
Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
What do you think of several recent efforts across the country to change some sports team mascot names because they offend certain groups of people?
It's ridiculous. Mascot names should be left alone.
The outcry is warranted for some of the mascot names.
Any mascot name that offends someone should be fair game for change.
clear
24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
74°
High 82°
Low 57°
Abundant sunshine. High 82F. Winds E at 5 to 10 mph.

More Weather
A look at the presidential contenders in 2016
Explore the growing list of declared and potential 2016 presidential candidates, which has been updated to include Mike Huckabee.
By The Associated Press
2:18PM ( 21 hours ago )
Gordon bests Talladega qualifying for 80th career pole
Change the rules, change the format – but they can’t change history.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
3:50PM ( 3 days ago )
Two Gwinnett police officers hit, injured by vehicle during pursuit
Authorities are reporting that three Gwinnett County police officers were struck by a vehicle during an incident in the Snellville area early Tuesday morning.
By AccessWDUN staff
6:53AM ( 1 day ago )