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Friday July 31st, 2015 11:36PM
Towns Co. man charged in domestic violence incident, standoff with police
Following an alleged incident of severe domestic violence and a brief standoff with Towns County authorities, a Hiawassee man has been arrested and now faces a long list of charges.
9:35PM ( 2 hours ago )
Agencies spend afternoon clearing wreck on Athens Hwy
Athens Highway was shut down at Gillsville Highway for most of the Friday afternoon rush hour following a traffic accident and ensuing fire.
4:39PM ( 6 hours ago )
Maysville man charged in Homer armed robbery
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Banks County Sheriff's Office charged a Maysville man in connection with Thursday's armed robbery at a Homer credit union.
4:31PM ( 7 hours ago )
Permit suspended at ropes course where Cumming teen fatally injured
Tennessee has suspended the operating permit at a Knoxville ropes course after an 18-year-old from Cumming, Georgia was fatally injured there last week.
1:34PM ( 10 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Mayor asks residents to support 2016 regatta on Lanier
Gainesville Mayor Danny Dunagan is asking residents to contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to show their support for the annual National Championship Rowing Regatta planned for Memorial Day weekend in 2016.
12:06PM ( 11 hours ago )
Electric vehicle charging stations installed on UNG Gainesville, Dahlonega campuses
The University of North Georgia (UNG) has installed electric vehicle charging stations on its Dahlonega and Gainesville campuses, one of several new conservation initiatives on UNG's four campuses.
10:59AM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Elachee to host national nature center group; 225 participants expected
Elachee Nature Science Center will host the 2015 Association of Nature Center Administrators (ANCA) Summit in August.
6:21PM ( 5 hours ago )
Army Corps: Savannah harbor expansion taking big steps ahead
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The federal agency overseeing the $706 million deepening of the shipping channel to the Port of Savannah says it now expects dredging to start three months sooner than expected.Th...
5:39PM ( 5 hours ago )
12 Hall students receive industry credentials
Lanier Charter Career Academy (LCC) was host Thursday night for a ceremony at which twelve Hall County School District students were awarded four separate industry credentials
12:39PM ( 10 hours ago )
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APNewsBreak: Germany shelves Nazi crimes probe of US man
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Fri...
11:28PM ( 7 minutes ago )
Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuc...
11:01PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Judge blocks release of recordings by anti-abortion group
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly...
10:50PM ( 45 minutes ago )
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Kyle Busch keeps riding the wave with Pocono pole
He did it again. Riding a wave of success unprecedented in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Kyle Busch streaked to the pole position on Friday at Pocono Raceway, edging Kevin Harvick for the top starting spot in Sunday’s Windows 10 400.
9:38PM ( 1 hour ago )
Pair from Gainesville win Atlanta Junior Golf titles
Gainesville High School's Ryan Hogan won the AJGA Grand Championship, and Gainesville Middle School's Sam Patterson won the AJGA 9-Hole Club Championship.
1:29PM ( 10 hours ago )
Dodgers bolster pitching in huge deal with Braves, Marlins
ATLANTA (AP) — The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two...
12:43PM ( 10 hours ago )
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Pacific trade ministers announce progress in Hawaii talks
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Trade ministers from a dozen Pacific Rim nations made significant progress this week toward a new trade agreement that would cover nearly 40 percent of the global economy, U.S....
10:56PM ( 39 minutes ago )
Higher wages a surprising success for Seattle restaurant
SEATTLE (AP) — Menu prices are up 21 percent and you don't have to tip at Ivar's Salmon House on Seattle's Lake Union after the restaurant decided to institute the city's $15-an-hour minimum wage two...
6:36PM ( 4 hours ago )
Pot industry's bank bid rejected by federal regulators
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado credit union is hoping a federal judge will intervene to let the booming marijuana industry move its finances from cash-stuffed suitcases to the regulated banking system.A pai...
5:34PM ( 6 hours ago )
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SNL stars Armisen, Meyers, Hader reunite for parody series
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The shaggy-haired rocker who set up his amplifier in the posh hotel lobby looked a lot like Fred Armisen. And wasn't that Seth Meyers snapping his picture?It was indeed a...
9:39PM ( 1 hour ago )
Dolly Parton's family life subject of TV movie
NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Dolly Parton wants the upcoming TV movie about her life growing up poor in Appalachia to show viewers the kind of family she thinks is missing on television today.Parton, 6...
9:07PM ( 2 hours ago )
Daniel Wu's martial arts TV series premieres in Nov. on AMC
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hong Kong movie star Daniel Wu is bringing martial arts back to TV in the U.S. with his upcoming series "Into the Badlands," premiering Nov. 19 on AMC.Wu, who stars on the...
9:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
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David McCoy tops Southeastern Late Models at Lavonia
David McCoy powered to the front of the field in Friday night’s Southeastern Late Model Sportsman Series feature at Lavonia Speedway, and held on to score the victory.
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Strong home sales, limited supply lift US home prices in May
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index climbed 4.9 percent in May f...
12:05PM ( 3 days ago )