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Tuesday June 30th, 2015 12:48PM
Forsyth Co. considering tax increase
Add Forsyth County to the list of local governments in northeast Georgia proposing or adopting a tax increase this year.
9:58AM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Minority leaders form "Black-Brown Alliance" to oppose at-large voting
More than 20 people, including leaders in the African-American and Latino communities, gathered in a conference room at the Newtown Florist Club in Gainesville to discuss the city's at-large voting system.
5:56PM ( 18 hours ago )
Price Road house destroyed in fire
Hall County Fire Services responded to the 5200 block of Price Road on the report of a barn fire Monday morning.
4:16PM ( 20 hours ago )
GSP searches for vehicle involved in hit-and-run that critically injured man
The Georgia State Patrol is asking for some help from the public as troopers search for a vehicle that struck a 64-year-old man on Clarks Bridge Road last Thursday.
2:34PM ( 22 hours ago )
Gainesville man re-elected chairman of ports authority board
A northeast Georgia man has been re-elected chairman of the board of directors for the Georgia Ports Authority.
1:43PM ( 23 hours ago )
VIDEO: Hall Co. plans for Fourth of July at Laurel Park
Once again, Hall County Government hosts its yearly Fourth of July celebration on Lake Lanier
12:35PM ( 1 day ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage
WASHINGTON (AP) — They're called managers, and they sometimes work grueling schedules at fast food chains and retail stores. But with no overtime eligibility, their pay may be lower per hour than many...
12:36PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Independence Day events around North Ga.
This is a list of events scheduled in celebration of Independence Day weekend around the region. Each event is organized by date.
12:00PM ( 48 minutes ago )
US stocks edge higher on speculation of a late Greek deal
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are edging higher in midday trading as investors hope for a last-minute deal on Greece's debt crisis.The slight gains Tuesday came a day after U.S. markets had their bigges...
11:55AM ( 52 minutes ago )
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Local/State
Iran nuclear talks extended; Iranians meet key obligation
VIENNA (AP) — Pushing past a deadline, world powers and Iran extended negotiations for a comprehensive nuclear agreement by a week on Tuesday as the U.N. nuclear agency prepared to announce Tehran had...
12:38PM ( 9 minutes ago )
Source: Prison chief, 11 others put on leave after escapes
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The superintendent at the northern New York prison where two killers escaped three weeks ago and his deputy in charge of security are among 12 more staff who have been put on admin...
12:32PM ( 15 minutes ago )
4th set of triplets delivered at California hospital
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Doctors at a Central California hospital have delivered a fourth set of triplets in the last four weeks.http://bit.ly/1NuYH2NThe Fresno Bee reports ( ) Tuesday that the fourth se...
12:27PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
Garner named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville
Former Gainesville High School athlete and coach, Shelly Garner, has been named new girls soccer coach at Gainesville.
11:44PM ( 13 hours ago )
Ralston qualifies third straight US Junior Championship
Spencer Ralston is headed back to the United States Junior Golf Championship tournament...
11:07PM ( 13 hours ago )
Budenholzer hopes Hardaway helps Hawks keep Millsap, Carroll
Now that he's added Tim Hardaway Jr., Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer has narrowed his focus on re-signing All-Star forward Paul Millsap and starting guard DeMarre Carroll.
11:06PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Sports
ConAgra to sell store-brand food business
NEW YORK (AP) — ConAgra Foods Inc. plans to sell its faltering business that makes store-brand packaged food just two years after spending $5 billion to beef it up by buying the private-label foodmake...
11:57AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Consumer confidence index climbs to 101.4 in June
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy.The Conference...
11:48AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Consumer Reports finds some newer cars burn too much oil
DETROIT (AP) — Newer cars aren't supposed to need more oil between oil changes, but Consumer Reports found that some engines — mainly from Audi, BMW and Subaru — require an extra quart as often as onc...
11:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Mexico won't send contestant to Miss Universe
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's national beauty pageant director confirms the country won't send a contestant to the Miss Universe contest because of insulting remarks by Donald Trump, an owner of the pag...
12:19PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Storied club's Kim Kardashian event turns typically divisive
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Plans for Kim Kardashian to appear at one of San Francisco's most august institutions have set off a typical "love her/hate her" stir.The reality TV star is scheduled to speak and...
12:14PM ( 33 minutes ago )
New Victory Theater to offer 'Robin Hood,' 'Caps for Sale'
NEW YORK (AP) — A witty play about Robin Hood, a cycling-inspired circus, musicals of the classic books "Caps For Sale" and "The Gruffalo" and a look at the brave Tuskegee Airmen are among next season...
11:49AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Entertainment
Today's Survey Question
Gov. Nathan Deal says Georgia’s specialty plate featuring the Confederate flag can stay, but should be redesigned. Do you agree?
Yes, if the Sons of the Confederacy agree to the redesign.
No, the specialty plate should stay as it is.
No, the plate should be banned.
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Bubba Pollard Nets $35,000 With Summer Showdown Win
Bubba Pollard is proving that he’s not just a Deep South phenomenon. The Senoia, Ga. speedster made the trip to Monroe, Wash. for Saturday night’s 2015 Summer Showdown at Evergreen Speedway, and came home with a $35,000 payday.
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4:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
Consumer confidence index climbs to 101.4 in June
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence showed a solid gain in June following a modest increase in May, supporting the view that strong job gains are giving a boost to the overall economy.The Conference...
11:48AM ( 59 minutes ago )