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Monday February 8th, 2016 1:41PM
Cornelia 'selling' North Fire Station site to collateralize loan
It's a confusing financial technicality, but the Cornelia City Commission has voted to proceed with advertising for sale the city's North Fire Station.
1:21PM ( 19 minutes ago )
Grand jury indicts duo accused of jewelry robberies
Prosecutors say a woman and man accused of robbing jewelry stores across the south have been indicted by a federal grand jury in northern Florida.
9:46AM ( 3 hours ago )
State tax collections up 6.4% in January
Georgia’s net tax collections for January totaled nearly $2.05 billion, for an increase of $119.3 million, or 6.4 percent, over January 2015
9:24AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Up to 2 inches of snow possible in north Georgia mountains
Forecasters say up to 2 inches of snow could fall across a large part of the north Georgia mountains.
7:24AM ( 6 hours ago )
By Associated Press
AAA: National gas prices drop 6 cents in 7 days
Falling crude oil prices have helped keep downward pressure on the price at the pump and drivers continue to pay prices unseen since 2009.
5:44AM ( 7 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Denver defense leads way for Manning, as QB gets chance to ride into sunset with Super Bowl 50 win
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — A reborn Orange Crush might have sent Peyton Manning into retirement with a Super ending to his career.Von Miller and the impenetrable Denver defense harassed Panthers quart...
12:02AM ( 13 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
After a series of food scares, Chipotle is opening its stores a few hours later than normal Monday so workers can attend a meeting on food safety
NEW YORK (AP) — Chipotle restaurants across the U.S. are opening later than usual Monday as workers gather in movie theaters and hotel conference rooms across the country to discuss the chain's recent...
12:16PM ( 1 hour ago )
Rubio's uneven debate performance emboldens trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in race
BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) — Marco Rubio's uneven debate performance just days before Tuesday's New Hampshire primary has emboldened a trio of governors seeking to stem his rise in the Republican race for pre...
3:38AM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville Fire Department to celebrate 140th anniversary
The Gainesville Fire Department celebrates its 140th anniversary this year.
8:29PM ( 17 hours ago )
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For the Clintons, New Hampshire is the state of second chances
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — It's their Everest. Their firewall. Their lifeboat in a frozen Atlantic.They are the Clintons. It is New Hampshire. And here we all are again.For nearly 25 years, New Hampshire...
1:26PM ( 13 minutes ago )
A charter bus accident has closed the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on the snowstorm that's moving into the Northeast (all times local):1:15 p.m.A charter bus accident has closed the northbound side of Interstate 95 in Connecticut.Television v...
1:18PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Encouraged by Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire, while the Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel has veered into gender politics
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democra...
1:06PM ( 33 minutes ago )
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Basketball: February frenzy starts in earnest as region tournaments get underway
If you're a high school basketball fan, then this week represents the zenith of the season...
4:28PM ( 2 hours from now )
No. 15 Baseball Sweeps Eagles with 11-3 Win
Daniel McCrary pitched 5 1/3 innings of one-hit baseball and North Georgia put 11 runs on the board in just three innings as the No. 15 Nighthawks cruised to a series sweep of Carson-Newman with an 11-3 win Sunday afternoon.
11:51PM ( 13 hours ago )
Piedmont pitching sets tone in 7-3 victory over Guilford
Following a game with heavy offensive output on both sides Saturday, it was the pitching that set the tone in the Piedmont College baseball team's 7-3 victory over Guilford College Sunday.
11:48PM ( 13 hours ago )
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U.S. auto safety investigators have determined that electronic gear shifters in some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles while they are in gear, causing 121 crashes and 30 injuries
DETROIT (AP) — Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, caus...
1:16PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Stocks fall sharply on Wall Street, putting the market on track for its second sizable loss in a row
Steep losses in financial, technology and other companies sent U.S. stocks sharply lower in midday trading Monday. The decline followed drops in Europe and set the market on course for its second big...
12:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
President Barack Obama's final budget is being released on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention as the media is consumed with the election results
WASHINGTON (AP) — The main thing to know about President Barack Obama's final, $4 trillion budget is that it comes on the same day as the New Hampshire primary, ensuring it gets minimal attention with...
11:38AM ( 2 hours ago )
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The entertainer Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop last May
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The entertainer Flavor Flav is due to face a Las Vegas judge on misdemeanor driving under the influence, speeding and marijuana possession charges stemming from a vehicle stop last Ma...
11:41AM ( 1 hour ago )
A TV correspondent recounts his coverage of the chaos that engulfed the Middle East during the past 2 decades
"And Then All Hell Broke Loose: Two Decades in the Middle East" (Simon & Schuster), by Richard EngelRegular viewers of television's evening news are sure to have seen video of Richard Engel delive...
10:35AM ( 3 hours ago )
Book Review: 'Find Her' by Lisa Gardner, a tense and sometimes hard thriller
"Find Her" (Dutton) by Lisa GardnerLisa Gardner is the master of the psychological thriller and her latest, "Find Her," focuses as much on the step-by-step methods of solving a case and the turmoil an...
10:32AM ( 3 hours ago )
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PASS set to open 2016 Saturday at Greenville-Pickens
Greenville-Pickens Speedway will take center stage on Saturday, as the legendary Easley, S.C. raceway plays host to the PASS Asphalt Late Model Series season opener with the third annual Winter Meltdown.
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8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
UPDATED: Union General Hospital CEO, physician among six arrested; hospital issues statement
The CEO of a hospital in Union County was arrested Thursday afternoon by Union County sheriff's deputies, along with four other hospital employees and one former employee.
By Brian Stewart, Bryan Pirkle
8:17PM ( 3 days ago )