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Sunday May 3rd, 2015 7:51AM
Dust explosion damages Gainesville business
A dust fire was reported at about 6:15 p.m. Saturday evening at Pilgrim's Pride just off Bradford Street in Gainesville.
7:00AM ( 51 minutes ago )
By Staff
Car crashes into Suwanee apartment complex
Residents from five units of a Suwanee apartment complex are being moved temporarily after a car crashed into their building.
9:17PM ( 10 hours ago )
VIDEO: Botanical Garden welcomes first visitors
The new Atlanta Botanical Garden in Gainesville welcomed its first visitors Saturday on 168 acres of land just north of town on U.S. Highway 129.
2:28PM ( 17 hours ago )
By Jerry Gunn
Deal to sign transportation funding bill on Monday
Governor Nathan Deal will sign HB 170, the Transportation Funding Act of 2015, at a ceremony at the State Capitol on Monday.
1:00PM ( 18 hours ago )
AAA monthly fuel report: drivers pay highest gas prices of the year
While prices remain below $3 per gallon across most of the country, American drivers paid the highest gas prices of the year in the month of April.
12:00PM ( 19 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
High-wire walker to appear at Tallulah Gorge, but won't walk
High-wire walker Nik Wallenda plans to appear at a summer celebration marking his great-grandfather's walk over Tallulah Gorge in the north Georgia mountains.
10:42AM ( 21 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Britain has a new princess _ and eagerly awaits her name
LONDON (AP) — From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl.The Duchess of Cambridge delighted her nation and royal enthusiasts arou...
4:10PM ( 15 hours ago )
PHOTOS: Suwanee Farmers Market opens for the year
Vendors from across North Georgia--from Suwanee to Dahlonega to Clarkesville--set up shop Saturday for the first Suwanee Farmers Market of 2015.
2:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
UGA leader tapped for University System of Georgia post
A University of Georgia administrator has been tapped to lead new initiatives being launched by the University System of Georgia.
9:53AM ( 21 hours ago )
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NYC officer shot in head, critically hurt; suspect arrested
NEW YORK (AP) — A police officer shot in the head while attempting to stop a man suspected of carrying a handgun was hospitalized in critical but stable condition Sunday and a suspect was in custody i...
7:11AM ( 39 minutes ago )
Baltimore relieved by charges, weary of curfew
BALTIMORE (AP) — People seeking racial justice and rebuilding for Baltimore planned a day of prayer and healing, even as others chafed under a curfew set to expire early Monday. City leaders refused c...
6:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Nepal shuts airport to big jets; more bodies found
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Runway damage forced Nepalese authorities to close the main airport Sunday to large aircraft delivering aid to millions of people following the massive earthquake, but U.N. off...
6:11AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Coach Quinn believes 1st NFL draft with Falcons a success
General manager Thomas Dimitroff and new coach Dan Quinn say the Atlanta Falcons got exactly what they were looking for on the last day of the NFL draft.
3:40PM ( 7 hours from now )
Golf: Red Elephants surge back to claim Invite crown over Marist
The Gainesville boys golf team staged a second-round comeback on Saturday to claim The Invite crown at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.
11:53AM ( 4 hours from now )
Reds notch 8-4 win over Braves
Jay Bruce powered two long triples, Marlon Byrd broke out of his slump and Zack Cozart had three hits to lead the Reds to an 8-4 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Saturday night.
10:42PM ( 9 hours ago )
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David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and fam...
1:06AM ( 6 hours ago )
Warren Buffett defends practices, showers advice at meeting
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent...
5:16PM ( 14 hours ago )
'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Frid...
12:11PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored "No Chair Zone" and "Standing Room Only" signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep o...
9:33PM ( 10 hours ago )
Russian ballerina Plisetskaya dies at 89
MOSCOW (AP) — Maya Plisetskaya, regarded as one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century and whose career at the Bolshoi Theater spanned more than 35 years, has died at age 89.Bolshoi director V...
9:19PM ( 10 hours ago )
Wanted by the US, Roman Polanski gets film award in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Filmmaker Roman Polanski has received a film award and pressed his palms into plaster for the hall of independent cinema stars in Krakow— the same Polish city where a court is we...
4:14PM ( 15 hours ago )
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A look at the U.S. first-quarter economy
Data on the U.S. economy, including quarterly change in GDP, a video explainer of the GDP, most recent quarterly figures on consumer spending, export growth, government consumption and a comparison of selected countries.
By The Associated Press
3:47PM ( 2 days ago )
Drivers positive about new Talladega qualifying format
Saturday’s Coors Light Pole qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 is the unveiling of still another new format for Talladega Superspeedway, and it meets with wide approval among drivers.
By Mark McCarter-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 23 hours ago )
Hall County deputies required to take Physical Ability Assessment annually
Recent research data showing that law enforcement officers in general are less fit than at least half of the nation’s population is going to change if the Hall County Sheriff’s Office has anything to do with it.
12:44PM ( 1 day ago )