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Truett-McConnell College purchases Cleveland Worship Center
It was a time of celebration Sunday night at Cleveland Worship Center, not just a time to worship the Lord, but a time to celebrate a partnership deal between the church and Truett-McConnell College.
11:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
Parolee faces drug trafficking charge, authorities seize meth. worth nearly $31,000
A parolee faces a trafficking methamphetamine charge after authorities said they found 11 ounces of the drug in his vehicle following a wreck earlier this month.
11:10AM ( 2 hours ago )
Gov. Deal proposes $50M more on pre-kindergarten
Gov. Nathan Deal said he wants to spend $50 million to reverse cuts to Georgia's pre-kindergarten program that increased class sizes and cut teacher pay.
8:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
By Associated Press
AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade
Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade.
5:30AM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Ga., five other states partner to combat impaired driving
Law enforcement officials in six states, including Georgia, are launching their 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.
7:57PM ( 18 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta...
7:26PM ( 18 hours ago )
Deadline approaches for brick purchase for public safety tribute
As of today, just 30 days remain to buy a brick a part of the Community Public Safety Tribute that will be central to the renovation of Gainesville's Roosevelt Square.
12:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
US stocks edge mostly lower as market closes out its worst month in more than 3 years
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks remained mostly lower in midday trading Monday, but a spike in oil prices helped energy shares reverse an early decline. Investors continue to focus on the Federal Reserve, whic...
12:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rainy forecasts delay roadwork in Forsyth Co.
Rain in the forecast means a delay for some road projects in Forsyth County.
12:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Local/State
With no settlement, Patriots star Brady, NFL Commissioner Goodell await 'Deflategate' ruling
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady attended last-minute settlement talks between the NFL and its players union Monday before a judge announce...
1:56PM ( 1 minute ago )
Horror master Wes Craven, director of 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two...
1:42PM ( 15 minutes ago )
District attorney: Houston-area deputy was shot 15 times; casings match gun at suspect's home
HOUSTON (AP) — A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.Shannon J. Miles, who...
1:26PM ( 31 minutes ago )
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National
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...
5:17PM ( 3 hours from now )
Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 2 days ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 2 days ago )
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Friday Game Night
Carter's cancer rekindles memories of 1980 Olympic boycott
Thirty-five years after his hopes for a gold medal were dashed by Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.
10:53PM ( 15 hours ago )
Braves' woes continue in 'demoralizing' 20-6 loss to Yankees
A Braves team that was at .500 through 84 games has since been in a downward slide that gained speed with three straight losses to the Yankees.
10:50PM ( 15 hours ago )
Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
6:17PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Sports
First boom, then bust: Investors once keen on emerging market darlings are now in full flight
NEW YORK (AP) — If you think investors in U.S. stocks have had it rough, consider the hapless folks who followed Wall Street's advice to buy emerging market stocks.The MSCI Emerging Market index has l...
1:48PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Huge offshore gas field a blessing for Egypt at a key time, experts say
CAIRO (AP) — The discovery of a huge natural gas field off the Egyptian coast is a major boon for the country that will help alleviate energy shortages and boost the economy, experts said Monday.The n...
1:33PM ( 24 minutes ago )
Google releases app that connects Android smartwatches with iPhones in latest twist to rivalry
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google is introducing an application that will connect Android smartwatches with Apple's iPhone, escalating the rivals' battle to strap their technology on people's wrists.The mov...
12:50PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
'A missing chapter': Rare portraits of 19th-century blacks going on display for 1st time in US
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Some faces are pensive; others are proud. Some are known; others are obscure. All are black.Rare, striking and never-before-seen portraits of black citizens in Victorian-era En...
1:13PM ( 44 minutes ago )
John Legend, David Bowie, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper to write songs for 'SpongeBob' musical
NEW YORK (AP) — There's a "SpongeBob" musical in the works but the music is no kiddie stuff.Nickelodeon said Monday it will produce the world premiere of "The SpongeBob Musical" in Chicago next summer...
1:07PM ( 50 minutes ago )
Film Review: Redford and Nolte amiably amble down the Appalachian in 'A Walk in the Woods'
The lure of the wild has recently attracted an interesting batch of solitude seekers: Reese Witherspoon ("Wild"), Mia Wasikowska ("Tracks") and Robert Redford, twice.Two years after "All Is Lost," Red...
12:42PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Menard wins in nail-biting Road America Xfinity finish
The decision to compete in Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Xfinity Series sixth annual Road America 180 at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. paid off in a huge way for Paul Menard who scored his third career Xfinity victory at his hometown track.
By Chris Knight-NASCAR Wire Service
11:41PM ( 1 day ago )
Report: Water use decreasing in 15-county area that includes Hall
Metro Atlanta will use approximately 25 percent less water in 2050 than was projected in 2009, according to a long-range forecast from the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, which includes Hall County.
By AccessWDUN staff
9:38AM ( 4 days ago )