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Saturday April 25th, 2015 3:55PM
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
1:00PM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know
A powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest.The key information known at this time:___HOW BAD IS THE DAMAGE?It...
12:45PM ( 3 hours ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 6 hours ago )
Annual summer burn ban begins May 1 in Hall, 56 other Ga. counties
If you have some outdoor burning planned, you have just a few days left to do it unless you want to wait until fall.
9:13AM ( 6 hours ago )
By Staff
Wet, stormy weather prompts several event cancelations
Several Saturday events have been postponed or canceled because of rain and the threat of severe weather.
7:59AM ( 7 hours ago )
Severe storm threat increases Saturday afternoon
Another rainy day is in store for north Georgia, with the threat of severe weather Saturday afternoon.
7:48AM ( 8 hours ago )
Seven-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage
A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
10:35AM ( 5 hours ago )
RMA cadet selected for STEM honor
Cadet SGT Adrian O'Sullivan, a Riverside Military Academy sophomore, has been selected for the 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders (CFSTL) to be held in Boston, Mass. June 28-30.
8:31AM ( 7 hours ago )
Gwinnett apartment fire linked to child playing with lighter
Gwinnett County fire officials say a child who was playing with a lighter on a balcony likely started a blaze that severely damaged an apartment building in Lawrenceville.
6:04AM ( 9 hours ago )
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Local/State
Nepal quake: Over 1,000 dead, history razed, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing more than 1,...
3:34PM ( 20 minutes ago )
How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.Yet, if U.S. au...
3:33PM ( 21 minutes ago )
The Latest: Several hundred march through West Baltimore
2:45 p.m.Several hundred demonstrators marched through the streets of West Baltimore, where a crowd had gathered at the site of the arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray.Gray died Sunday after sustaining...
3:10PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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National
Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title (VIDEO)
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
12:11PM ( 3 hours ago )
Elite Junior Showcase moved to Gainesville High for April 26
The Elite Junior Showcase Classic -- an opportunity for high school football players to display their abilities for assembeled recruiting services from throughout the southeast -- will hold a session on Sunday, April 26 at the Gainesville High practice fields (moved from the original location of City Park).
11:11AM ( 4 hours ago )
Baseball: Tigers knock off Lumpkin Co.; Indians fall to 3rd in 7-AAA
One day after being eliminated from the playoffs, the Dawson County baseball team exacted a measure of revenge on its arch-rival Friday.
10:15AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Sports
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his crit...
2:36PM ( 1 hour ago )
Michigan vote tests pothole angst vs. will to raise taxes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Drivers in the state that put the world on wheels are flat-out embarrassed by the state of their roads. Some are even scared.Mary Jo Walentovic was driving on a Detroit-area in...
12:25PM ( 3 hours ago )
Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.The company said the outage was resolved Friday night afte...
11:57AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lifeline
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the stalwart, lo...
3:20PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as a woman.The Nielsen company said Sat...
3:19PM ( 35 minutes ago )
Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So what?"The New Jersey judge says the concert trip isn't evidence of bad parenting.NJ....
2:18PM ( 1 hour ago )
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A timeline of Queen Elizabeth II's life
An interactive timeline of the key events in Queen Elizabeth II's life. At 89 years old, Queen Elizabeth II is the oldest reigning monarch in British royal history.
By The Associated Press
2:35PM ( 4 days ago )
Johnson inherits Dixie Steel Head Late Model victory
As has been said many times before, no matter who is flagged the winner, a race truly isn’t over until everyone has passed post-race technical inspection.
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
Special Series: Fighting Cancer, a survivors story
If ever there was anyone who symbolized 'Fighting Cancer' it is Dottie Adams, whose battle has lasted on and off for seven years.
6:15PM ( 21 hours ago )
LCCA's Reflections Salon and Spa expanding product line
By AccessWDUN Staff
9:44AM ( 4 days ago )