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Thursday July 30th, 2015 4:23PM
Clermont City Councilwoman resigns
Clermont City Clerk Sandra Helton said City Councilwoman Lynn Adams submitted her resignation to the city Thursday morning.
3:51PM ( 32 minutes ago )
Supporters of Gainesville boy with rare disease to host blood drive
The family of a four-year-old Gainesville boy with a rare disease is hosting a blood drive and fundraiser to support medical needs and bills.
3:28PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Inmate dies in custody at Habersham Co. Detention Center
A Habersham County Detention Center inmate died Wednesday while in custody, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
3:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Traffic, election qualifying, church rezoning decisions fill Gainesville City Council work session
Gainesville city leaders approved a couple of traffic adjustments Thursday morning at the City Council work session, and will vote on a third at their voting meeting on Tuesday.
1:27PM ( 2 hours ago )
Person of interest in custody in connection with Homer bank robbery
A person of interest is in custody in connection with a bank robbery in Homer, taken into custody shortly after 1:00 p.m.
1:20PM ( 3 hours ago )
Confederate flags placed at Ebenezer church near MLK Center
Four Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of the Ebenezer Baptist Church near the Martin Luther King Jr. Center in Atlanta on Thursday, and police and federal authorities were investigating.
11:41AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Collins announces August town hall meetings for 9th District
Congressman Doug Collins announced Thursday that he will hold three town hall meetings in Georgia's Ninth District in August.
1:13PM ( 3 hours ago )
Senate passes 6-year highway bill, short-term patch needed
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate passed a long-term transportation bill, but with House lawmakers already dispersed for their August recess, the bill will become just one more sticky issue on a jam-packed...
12:45PM ( 3 hours ago )
NGMC honors teen volunteers
The Medical Center Auxiliary honored more than 100 teen volunteers at an appreciation dinner this week at the Brenau Downtown Center.
12:26PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Rescuers hope for 'best-case scenario' for boys lost at sea
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mustering hope for a "best-case scenario" in the face of countless unknowns, search crews braced for a seventh day and night at sea Thursday in the hunt for two teenagers...
3:46PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Jurors instructed on reasons to spare Colorado gunman's life
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado movie theater trial received instructions Thursday before their next round of deliberations to decide if there are any reasons to override a potential d...
3:41PM ( 41 minutes ago )
US judge rules Greenpeace in contempt for Oregon protest
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered Greenpeace USA to pay a fine of $2,500 for every hour that protesters dangling from a bridge in Oregon continue to block a Royal Dutch Shell i...
3:35PM ( 47 minutes ago )
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National
Bubba Russell grabs Limited Late Model win at Hartwell
Bubba Russell moved to the front of the Limited Late Model field Saturday night and went on to score the victory at Hartwell Speedway in Hartwell, Ga.
4:00PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Orioles complete sweep of Braves
Chris Tillman took a three-hitter into the ninth inning, Jonathan Schoop and J.J. Hardy homered and the Baltimore Orioles beat the skidding Atlanta Braves 2-0 on Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.
7:05AM ( 9 hours ago )
Win streak snapped in loss to Bulls
The Gwinnett Braves rallied for two runs in the eighth inning but could not come all the way back in a 5-3 loss to the Durham Bulls on Wednesday at Coolray Field.
11:26PM ( 16 hours ago )
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Sports
US stocks recover from an early loss and are near breakeven
NEW YORK (AP) — After starting the day broadly lower, U.S. stocks recovered nearly all of their losses by mid-afternoon Thursday and were trading near breakeven. Investors remain focused on earnings....
3:09PM ( 1 hour ago )
IMF won't join Greek bailout before reforms, debt relief
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund official cannot participate in another Greek bailout until Greece and its creditors make difficult decisions on economic reforms and debt relief, a fu...
2:52PM ( 1 hour ago )
Nokia profit grows as networks division leads turnaround
HELSINKI (AP) — Nokia enjoyed a solid 60 percent rise in net profit in the second quarter, with a good performance in its core networks division suggesting the Finnish company is succeeding in turning...
1:25PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
Judge: Sale of convent to Katy Perry appears to be invalid
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Thursday he believes a group of elderly nuns improperly sold their hilltop convent to a businesswoman but delayed any efforts by church officials to finalize a competin...
3:30PM ( 52 minutes ago )
'Exorcism: Live!' to air on TV in October
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Destination America is upping its scare factor for Halloween by scheduling what it describes as a live exorcism to air Oct. 30."Exorcism: Live!" was announced Thursday at...
3:28PM ( 54 minutes ago )
Britain limits Ai Weiwei's visit due to alleged conviction
BEIJING (AP) — Britain has denied Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei a six-month business visa to attend a London exhibition of his work, saying he failed to disclose that he has a criminal conviction...
2:48PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Pollard completes SSS Gulf Coast sweep with Mobile win
Less than 24 hours after starting from the pole and completely dominating at Five Flags Speedway in Pendacola, Fla., defending series champion Bubba Pollard climbed his way to the front at Mobile International Speedway in Irvington, Ala.
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Ga. getting 2nd inland port
Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a Memorandum of Agreement Tuesday to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in Chatsworth.
6:25PM ( 1 day ago )