rain
Friday July 3rd, 2015 8:23AM
UNG, Ga. Tech students team-up to solve special needs
Nine students from Georgia Tech’s School of Industrial Design and fourteen students from the University of North Georgia’s doctoral program of Physical Therapy are spending the week on the Dahlonega school’s campus, collaborating to meet the needs of some special north Georgians who face unique physical and sensory challenges.
8:27PM ( 11 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 12 hours ago )
UPDATE: Three suspects arrested on Lake Lanier on drug, weapons charges
The Department of Natural Resources recovered a quantity of methamphetamine, cash and weapons during a bust on Lake Lanier early Wednesday morning.
5:53PM ( 14 hours ago )
Gainesville lawyers, Hall Co. Sheriff read aloud Declaration of Independence
Twenty-four Gainesville area attorneys, their sons and their daughters, and Hall County Sheriff Gerald Couch, read aloud Thursday in Kenyon Plaza downtown the words that started it all for America.
5:26PM ( 14 hours ago )
GPD, Crime Stoppers offer reward in Atlanta Street Apt. murder
The Gainesville Police Department is hoping the offer of reward money will prompt someone to come forward with some information in a homicide that happened at a city apartment complex last month.
3:44PM ( 16 hours ago )
DNR: Remember the 'Big 3' this holiday weekend
Since Independence Day falls on a Saturday this year, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is expecting waterways across the state to be busier than usual.
12:16PM ( 20 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Child suffers minor injuries after being struck by truck in Helen
Helen police say they aren't sure the driver who struck an 8-year-old and left the scene Thursday afternoon realized the incident occurred.
4:36PM ( 15 hours ago )
Top Republican doubts Senate will confirm ambassador to Cuba
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday that his chamber is unlikely to approve an American ambassador to Cuba, dishing out a quick rebuff to President Barack Obama and...
4:28PM ( 15 hours ago )
USDA to step up bird flu monitoring this fall; aimed at protecting poultry industry
The federal government announced plans Thursday to step up monitoring wild birds for avian influenza this fall to provide an early warning of any resurgence of a disease that devastated poultry farms in the Upper Midwest.
4:25PM ( 15 hours ago )
More Local/State News
Local/State
Officials to begin lifting evacuation after train derailment
MARYVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Officials say preparations have begun to allow thousands of eastern Tennessee residents to return to their homes after a CSX train car carrying hazardous material derailed and...
7:47AM ( 35 minutes ago )
The Latest: EU exec says 'no' vote would hurt Greek position
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and upcoming referendum (all times local):___2:10 p.m.European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says a "no" vote in Sunday's re...
7:12AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Exclusive: China Ministry posted bootleg 'Liar's Poker'
SHANGHAI (AP) — A complete bootlegged copy of Michael Lewis' bestselling book about Wall Street, "Liar's Poker," was hosted on the official website of the Chinese Commerce Ministry, the agency respons...
6:46AM ( 1 hour ago )
More National News
National
Maybin gives Braves walk-off win over Nats
Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 59 minutes from now )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds Wednesday on. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 51 minutes from now )
John Smoltz the 1st HOFer following Tommy John surgery
When John Smoltz is inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in three weeks he'll be the first player enshrined following Tommy John surgery.
8:53AM ( 29 minutes from now )
More Sports News
Sports
Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $37B deal
Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.The proposed cash-an...
7:25AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Uber suspends low-cost service in France amid legal pressure
PARIS (AP) — Uber is suspending its low-cost ride-hailing service in France, hoping to defuse an escalating legal dispute and sometimes-violent tensions with traditional French taxi drivers.The unusua...
6:51AM ( 1 hour ago )
World stocks drift lower ahead of Greek vote; China plunges
HONG KONG (AP) — World stock markets mostly drifted lower Friday ahead of Greece's weekend austerity referendum, while China's main stock benchmark plunged as much as 7 percent as government market st...
5:11AM ( 3 hours ago )
More Business News
Business
Rarely seen color photos by Robert Capa in Budapest exhibit
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Rarely seen color photographs by Robert Capa, the legendary Hungarian photographer best known for his battlefield pictures from the Spanish Civil War and D-Day, are being show...
6:07AM ( 2 hours ago )
Thousands truckin' to Chicago for final Grateful Dead shows
CHICAGO (AP) — The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts,...
2:31AM ( 5 hours ago )
Reigning Miss Universe rebukes Trump for his migrant remarks
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The reigning Miss Universe says Donald Trump, the beauty pageant's owner, was "hurtful and unfair" in his comments about Mexican migrants. But Paulina Vega of Colombia says she...
8:58PM ( 11 hours ago )
More Entertainment News
Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
How do you plan to celebrate the Fourth of July?
A family cookout
Going to see fireworks
Setting off fireworks myself
I’m planning something else.
rain
24 Hour Weather Center
Current Temperature
69°
High 79°
Low 67°
Heavy thunderstorms during the morning will give way to cloudy skies this afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 79F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 100%.

More Weather
NASCAR Notebook: Stewart can make Daytona dash for Chase
Throughout his 17-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Tony Stewart has averaged 17.5 top-10 finishes per season.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Ford recalls 432K cars because of software problem
NEW YORK (AP) — Ford is recalling 432,000 Focus, C-Max and Escape vehicles because of a software problem that could keep their engines running after drivers try to shut them down.Ford Motor Co. says t...
12:46PM ( 19 hours ago )