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Tuesday August 30th, 2016 11:01AM
Man killed on I-85 identified as former North Georgia football standout
The Gwinnett County Police Department said Tuesday the man who died in a two-car crash on I-85 north of Hamilton Mill Road Monday was Michael "Dee" Dowis of Simpsonville, South Carolina.
11:00AM ( 1 minute ago )
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Oakwood man now faces rape, kidnapping and assault charges in weekend attack
​An Oakwood man who led police on a two-hour evening manhunt Sunday faces new charges related to an attack on a woman.
10:29AM ( 32 minutes ago )
Banks County Sheriff's Office lists charges against those arrested in Friday raids
The Banks County Sheriff's Office has released more details about the seven people arrested by officers from several agencies during the execution of search and arrest warrants in Alto and Homer on Friday.
9:01AM ( 2 hours ago )
Reward offered for information on woman accused of running over officer's legs
A $1,000 reward is now being offered for anyone who has information that leads to the arrest of Jessica Fox, the woman suspected of running over the legs of a Statham police officer on Saturday.
7:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Clarkesville closes purchase of old garment plant, begins land cleanup
Clarkesville City Manager Barbara Kesler is ecstatic that the city finally has been able to obtain what city officials long have identified as an eyesore property and that cleanup of the property has begun.
6:01AM ( 5 hours ago )
Habersham seeking proposals for hospital operation
Habersham County officials continue to seek options for operation of the county's hospital.
8:26PM ( 14 hours ago )
US consumer confidence in August highest in 11 months
US consumer confidence rises in August to highest reading in nearly a year
10:19AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Georgia governor plans Ireland trade trip
Gov. Nathan Deal and other officials are traveling to Ireland for a brief trade mission, including the Georgia Tech football team's game in Dublin this weekend
9:26AM ( 1 hour ago )
1 killed, 13 injured in south Georgia school bus crash
The Georgia State Patrol says one person has died and several others have been taken to a hospital with injuries after a crash involving a school bus on Interstate 75 in Valdosta.
6:15AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote
Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff mounts a forceful defense at her impeachment trial, blasting her critics ahead of a Senate vote that could come Tuesday on whether to remove her from office permanently
10:37AM ( 23 minutes ago )
Gov. LePage wants to make amends, doesn't rule out resigning
Maine Republican Gov. Paul LePage says that he plans to meet with a Democratic lawmaker to try to make amends for leaving an obscene voicemail message and that he isn't ruling out resigning
10:29AM ( 31 minutes ago )
EU orders Apple to pay up to 13B euros in back taxes
Apple will have to pay up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes to Ireland after the European Union found Tuesday that the U.S. technology giant had paid next to no tax at all across the bloc's 28 countries for over 11 years
10:03AM ( 57 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Bacus rolling his way to something special
If he had his choice, North Hall running back Kyle Bacus would avoid the spotlight altogether...
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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.
4:47AM ( 6 hours ago )
Volleyball: Lady Vikings sweep Stephens County, Johnson
The East Hall volleyball took its season record to 15-3 by defeating Stephens County 25-20, 25-18 and Johnson 27-25, 25-20 on Monday night .
10:02PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Why the EU's tax probe of Apple and others is raising US ire
The European Union's crackdown on corporate tax avoidance has landed on Apple with its demand that the U.S. tech giant pay Ireland up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) plus interest in back taxes
10:36AM ( 24 minutes ago )
US bank earnings in Q2 climbed 1.4 percent to $43.6B
US bank earnings rose 1.4 percent in April-June quarter, fueled by lending growth
10:32AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Spike Jonze debuts wild perfume ad starring Margaret Qualley
Director Spike Jonze has unveiled a wild four-minute perfume advertisement that stars actress Margaret Qualley
10:07AM ( 53 minutes ago )
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Skyscraper-filled Dubai burnishes arts scene with new opera
Already filled with towering skyscrapers, Dubai will soon offer soaring arias inside a new opera house
10:14AM ( 46 minutes ago )
Lochte mum on Rio return, plugs 'Dancing with the Stars' gig
Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
9:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lochte mum on returning to Brazil, will compete on 'DWTS'
Ryan Lochte isn't saying whether he'll return to Brazil to face a charge of filing a false police report over an incident at a gas station during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
8:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
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McDowell gets first NASCAR Xfinity win at Road America
Michael McDowell’s Twitter handle is @Mc_Driver. After Saturday, he may want to consider changing it — to something like @Mc_Winner.
By Frank Rigas-NASCAR Wire Service
1:05AM ( 2 days ago )