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Friday July 3rd, 2015 9:44PM
Billy Dilworth veteran Georgia, SC journalist dies at 80
A veteran journalist whose career touched newspapers, radio and television stations in Georgia and South Carolina has died in northeast Georgia.
5:32PM ( 4 hours ago )
VIDEO: "'76 For Our Sacred Honor"
AccessWDUN presents a special video presentation in celebration of our nation's Independence Day. It was produced by AccessWDUN Videographer David Cook.
3:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN
Forsyth Co. water main break shuts down Shiloh at Majors Rd.
Forsyth County officials are urging drivers to stay away from Shiloh Road at Majors Road while they try to repair a watermain break.
1:40PM ( 8 hours ago )
Chief: Microburst damages area of Clarkesville
A microburst with straight line winds caused damage to a small area in Clarkesville Friday morning.
11:41AM ( 10 hours ago )
Gainesville teenager dies in single-car crash
A teenager is dead and charges are pending against another after a single-car crash on Highway 13 in Gainesville Thursday night.
9:23AM ( 12 hours ago )
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 ( 1 day ago )
Patriotic Pops concert to move indoors Friday night
Due to inclement weather, the Patriotic Pops concert with the Northwinds Symphonic Band will move indoors Friday night.
12:12PM ( 9 hours ago )
Homicide investigation continues in Banks County
A death discovered in Banks County early Thursday has been ruled a homicide.
8:20PM ( 1 day 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 ( 1 day ago )
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Local/State
400-foot Ferris wheel stops: All 66 riders safely taken off
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Firefighters safely evacuated all 66 riders stranded aboard The Orlando Eye after the 400-foot Ferris wheel that towers above central Florida abruptly halted Friday afternoon, aut...
9:04PM ( 39 minutes ago )
San Francisco: No 'legal basis' to hold shooting suspect
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man suspected in the shooting death of a woman at a busy San Francisco tourist destination has seven felony convictions and has been deported five times, most recently in 2009,...
8:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
Former sheriff who helped shape modern Las Vegas dies at 88
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Longtime Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb, a prominent figure credited with shaping Las Vegas' modern history, has died.Lamb, who was the basis for one of the lead characters of the sh...
8:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
Gainesville Braves best of 32; win USSSA World Series
Two come-from-behind wins, last-inning heroics and timely pitching meant one thing for the 9-and-under Gainesville Braves travel baseball team the last week of June: a USSSA World Series title.
2:50PM ( 6 hours ago )
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 ( 12 hours ago )
Wolves' Bennett signs with Reds
Former Buford High standout pitcher Connor Bennett signed with the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Bennett was drafted in 34th round of the 2015 MLB Draft by Cincinnati.
9:15AM ( 12 hours ago )
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Sports
Greek campaigns, neck and neck, reach dramatic finale
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greeks packed city squares for dueling rallies late into the night Friday, as polls showed a dead heat between the 'yes' and 'no' camps ahead of a bailout referendum Sunday that...
6:27PM ( 3 hours ago )
'Inside Out' celebrates edge over 'Magic Mike,' 'Terminator'
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday...
4:51PM ( 4 hours ago )
Military recruits still not using American-made sneakers
BOSTON (AP) — New Balance thinks the U.S. military is dragging its feet.Last April, the Department of Defense announced military recruits would start using athletic shoes 100 percent made and manufact...
4:07PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
Eager eaters weigh-in ahead of NYC July 4 hot dog contest
NEW YORK (AP) — Contestants have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous.Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weig...
8:47PM ( 56 minutes ago )
Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealer...
7:14PM ( 2 hours ago )
Police identify motel intruder shot by ex-CNN reporter
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said.Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis, and it...
5:20PM ( 4 hours ago )
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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.
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NASCAR tracks unite, ask fans not to fly Confederate flag
NASCAR's national series tracks announced Thursday that they are asking fans to refrain from displaying the Confederate flag at races following the deadly attack at a South Carolina church two weeks ago.
By Jenna Fryer-AP Auto Racing Writer
3:43PM ( 1 day ago )
Teens ransack Macon Walmart; damages put at around $2,000
Investigators are using surveillance video to try identifying teens that were part of a group that ransacked a middle Georgia Wal-Mart early Sunday morning, causing an estimated $2,000 in damage, Macon-Bibb County Sheriff David Davis said.
By The Associated Press
4:55PM ( 3 days ago )