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Friday May 22nd, 2015 7:49PM
Ex-Hall County Deputy arrested for invasion of privacy
A former Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy is now in custody following an investigation by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
6:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
Kayaker rescued from Chattahoochee River in Suwanee
Gwinnett County Emergency crews rescued a kayaker from the Chattahoochee River Friday afternoon.
5:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
Search for new Hall Co. Library Director begins
The search is on for a new Hall County Library Systems Director.
4:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
US consumer prices ticking up as Fed weighs first rate hike
WASHINGTON (AP) — Core consumer prices outside of food and energy posted the biggest increase in April in more than a year, suggesting that an improving U.S. economy is finally starting to lift prices...
12:12PM ( 7 hours ago )
Mobile home on Friendship Rd. destroyed by fire
A family of three has been displaced by an early morning fire at their home on Friendship Road in south Hall County.
10:29AM ( 9 hours ago )
Alabama to join 'SEC primary' in 2016 presidential race
Alabama lawmakers have voted to join the ``SEC primary'' as southern states band together to try to get more attention from 2016 presidential hopefuls.
8:01AM ( 11 hours ago )
Memorial Day events around North Georgia
Memorial Day means the beginning of summer for many families, as well as the celebration of those who gave their lives to defend our country. Below is a list of events in the area to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend.
12:24PM ( 16 hours from now )
N. Ga high school senior invites soldier who rescued family to graduation
A Georgia high school senior invited the soldier who helped her family escape from Iraq during the first Gulf War to her graduation.
12:58PM ( 6 hours ago )
GHS confers honorary diplomas to Davis, Ivey and Miller
Since 2009, Gainesville High School has conferred honorary diplomas on citizens who have made an impact on the city school system, and the tradition continued at a reception Thursday night.
11:13AM ( 8 hours ago )
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Egg prices surge to record on shortage caused by bird flu
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Egg prices reached record levels on Friday after a bird flu outbreak decimated the flock, leading to the death of more than 20 million egg-laying hens over the last month in th...
7:42PM ( 6 minutes ago )
Officials: Probe faults truck driver in fatal bus collision
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California Highway Patrol on Friday faulted a truck driver for a fiery head-on collision with a bus carrying high school students to a college visit.The underlying cause of the...
7:16PM ( 32 minutes ago )
DC authorities: Ex-con had help in wealthy family's slaying
WASHINGTON (AP) — An ex-convict denied bond on a murder charge Friday had help from others holding a family captive inside their mansion for at least 18 hours, authorities said, and their investigatio...
7:10PM ( 38 minutes ago )
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National
Battle-tested Dragons ready to pull off another road win in championship series
Forget “Mad Max,” Jefferson baseball might as well be re-making its own movie of similar vein this spring -- starring as themselves in “The Road Warrior(s).”
11:59PM ( 4 hours from now )
VIDEO: Gainesville baseball rides chemistry, momentum into championship series
For years, the Gainesville baseball team gazed at the outfield wall at Ivey-Watson Field -- adorned with seven state championship banners -- and wondered when the next might come.
5:01PM ( 2 hours ago )
Buford-Whitewater: Who has the experience in epic AAAA title showdown?
If experience is king in the playoffs, then is perhaps Buford, the No. 1 team in Class AAAA and considered by many to be the class of the entire state -- and ranked in the top 10 nationally -- the underdog in Saturday’s championship series against Whitewater?
1:10PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Vacation plans collide with must-do agenda for Senate
WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Barack Obama's high-profile agenda at risk, the White House cajoled the Senate in public and private late Friday to pass major trade legislation and prevent a lapse in...
6:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks fall slightly on lower oil, mixed earnings news
NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market capped a quiet week of trading on a down note.Major indexes fell from the start on Friday as oil drillers and other energy-related companies followed oil prices lower....
5:43PM ( 2 hours ago )
Target settlement with MasterCard fails to get bank support
NEW YORK (AP) — A $19 million deal between Target and MasterCard to settle lawsuits stemming from the retailer's massive pre-Christmas 2013 data breach has been scrapped, because it failed to get enou...
5:40PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Business
APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her pro...
7:32PM ( 17 minutes ago )
Unpublished Orson Welles draft memoir obtained by university
DETROIT (AP) — A "very raw draft" of an unpublished Orson Welles memoir has joined the University of Michigan's archives on the trailblazing filmmaker, the school says.The typewritten memoir, tentativ...
6:56PM ( 53 minutes ago )
Hundreds line up for Las Vegas public viewing of B.B. King
LAS VEGAS (AP) — More than 300 people were lined up Friday when doors opened for the viewing of blues legend B.B. King.First through the door was Larry Montano, 61, who had staked out his spot in line...
6:43PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Looking back at David Letterman's career
An interactive timeline about the life and career of talk show host David Letterman, who taped his last "Late Show" on Wednesday
By The Associated Press
4:16PM ( 2 days ago )
Hinchcliffe taken to hospital after another wreck at Indy
IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe was taken to a hospital for surgery on his left leg Monday after slamming his car into the wall at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the fourth frightening wreck during practice for the Indianapolis 500 in the past week.
By Jim Johnson-Associated Press
4:22PM ( 4 days ago )
AAA: Year-over-year savings fall below $1 at the pump
For the first time in more than 100 days, the year-over-year difference in the national average price for regular unleaded gasoline fell below $1 per gallon this past Tuesday (-99 cents). Today’s price of $2.70 per gallon represents a new high for 2015.
By AccessWDUN staff
7:09AM ( 4 days ago )
Hall Sheriff discusses law enforcement in South Hall, nation
With two-thirds of Hall County’s population living south of Oakwood (according to the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce) the South Hall Business Coalition wanted to hear from Sheriff Gerald Couch and tour the new Sheriff’s Office headquarters building that opened in their part of the county in November 2014.
11:44AM ( 3 days ago )