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Monday August 29th, 2016 2:04PM
Hall County SPLOST revenues come in above projections, spending stays level
The collections of a Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) have come in 4.27 percent above projections, county officials said.
11:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
Oakwood officers nab assault suspect after two-hour foot chase
​A two-hour ordeal beginning with an assault ended with the suspect in custody following about a two-hour manhunt Sunday evening in Oakwood.
10:13AM ( 3 hours ago )
UPDATE: Driver killed in crash on I-85 at the start of Monday morning rush hour
The Georgia Department of Transportation confirms the death of one person in a traffic accident on I-85 in north Gwinnett County at the start of the Monday morning rush hour.
9:07AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Sugar Hill to open new splash pad Thursday
The Splash Park at Sugar Hill is slated to open Thursday, officials said.
8:00AM ( 6 hours ago )
AAA: Gas prices hit 50-day highs ahead of Labor Day holiday
Gas prices are on the rise as Americans prepare for a Labor Day road trip, according to the latest fuel price report from AAA.
7:00AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Clinton proposes plan to address mental health treatment
Hillary Clinton is rolling out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness
6:14AM ( 7 hours ago )
Government forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year
Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drone aircraft operating in the US within the year, thanks to new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday
1:21PM ( 43 minutes ago )
Hall County government offices closed for Labor Day holiday
Hall County's administrative offices, courts, community centers and libraries will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day.
11:50AM ( 2 hours ago )
Mystery solved: Cemetery group removed Confederate flags
Nonprofit group that maintains a Georgia cemetery says it removed 70 Confederate flags from gravestones because they had become faded and worn, adding they weren't stolen as some had suspected
11:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Weiner's wife is leaving him amid a new sexting scandal
Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from her husband, Anthony Weiner, after the former congressman was accused in yet another sexting scandal
1:55PM ( 8 minutes ago )
FAA forecast: 600,000 commercial drones within the year
Federal aviation officials estimate there will be 600,000 commercial drones in operation in the U.S. within the year as the result of new safety rules that opened the skies to them on Monday
1:51PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Quake survivors erupt in anger at funeral plan; govt relents
Italian quake survivors have rebelled in anger over the government's plan to hold a state funeral for their loved ones in an airport hangar in a distant town and let them watch it on screens in their emergency tent camp
1:30PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here's a look at five things we learned from Week 1 of the high school football season...
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Smart gives little away in first pre-game press conference
If you tuned into Georgia coach Kirby Smart’s opening week press conference Monday looking for some answers as to who will start at quarterback for the Bulldogs against North Carolina on Saturday in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at the Georgia Dome, you actually went to the wrong place.
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First-ever Piedmont cycling schedule released by coach Jame Carney
The Piedmont College cycling program has its course set for the first time with the inaugural schedule released earlier this week by head coach Jame Carney.
11:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Fitbit makes exercise even more of a game
Fitbit wants to get you to exercise more by making you think you're hiking famous trails instead of strolling around your neighborhood
1:26PM ( 37 minutes ago )
Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs
Beyonce proved once again she is a contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears
11:51AM ( 2 hours ago )
Brazil's Rousseff faces senators, says accusations meritless
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is telling senators that the allegations against her have no merit and that history would judge the country if she is removed from office
11:32AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Batman v. Deathstroke? Speculation high after Affleck tweet
Speculation is rampant about Ben Affleck's upcoming stand-alone Batman film after the actor tweeted what appears to be some footage featuring a famous DC Comics villain
1:42PM ( 21 minutes ago )
London police arrest 240 at Notting Hill Carnival
London police have made about 240 arrests at the Notting Hill Carnival as thousands of revelers turned out for one of Europe's largest street parties
1:08PM ( 55 minutes ago )
Montana plane crash kills 'Ice Road Truckers' TV show star
A plane crash in western Montana has killed the star of the History channel reality show "Ice Road Truckers" and another man.
1:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Rosberg's chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penalty
While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage.
By Jerome Pugmire - AP Sports Writer
4:11PM ( 3 days ago )
Isakson commits to 1 debate in Georgia US Senate race
Johnny Isakson's campaign says he will participate in one debate while bidding for a third term, likely the only time Georgia's three U.S. Senate candidates will face off before November's election.
By The Associated Press
10:16PM ( 4 days ago )