Friday October 9th, 2015 10:00AM
Two charged after shots fired at Cleveland Walmart overnight
Two people from Cleveland have been charged in connection with an incident where shots were fired at Cleveland Walmart early Friday morning.
9:18AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Judge says Georgia's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage cannot be enforced
A federal judge in Georgia has ruled that the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage cannot be enforced.
9:15AM ( 45 minutes ago )
By The Associated Press
Pilot killed in Pickens County plane crash
Authorities say one person is dead after a small airplane crashed in Pickens County.
5:52AM ( 4 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Isakson, Perdue attack part of bill they say sides with Ala. in water wars
Georgia Senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue Thursday urged Senate leaders to remove language in the Energy and Water appropriations bill they say is a direct attack on Georgia in its ongoing water dispute with Alabama.
6:56PM ( 15 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
D.A.: Moran gets life without parole in Gainesville taxi driver murder
A Gainesville woman was sentenced to life in prison without parole Thursday in murder of a Gainesville taxi driver earlier this year.
2:34PM ( 19 hours ago )
Rehabilitative Industries of Northeast Georgia ring-in month-long awareness celebration
Thursday morning area civic and business leaders joined RING staff members at their Athens Street headquarters to celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
12:22PM ( 21 hours ago )
Officials: 1 dead, 3 wounded in shooting at Northern Arizona University; suspect in custody
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — An early morning fight between two groups of students escalated into gunfire in the parking lot outside an Arizona university dormitory, leaving one person dead and three other...
9:35AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Obama cites differences with GOP on immigration in speech to Hispanic leaders
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama promised Hispanic leaders on Thursday he'll continue to champion a comprehensive change to the nation's immigration laws and said America's greatness comes fro...
9:08AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Gainesville property tax bills in the mail
City of Gainesville property owners will be receiving their tax bill this week with a due date of December 7.
5:50PM ( 16 hours ago )
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In tumult, pressure on Rep. Ryan to run for House speaker
WASHINGTON (AP) — The pressure is on Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP's 2012 vice presidential pick, to run for House speaker in the chaotic aftermath of Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's astonishing decision t...
9:41AM ( 18 minutes ago )
The Latest on South Carolina flooding: 5-day deluge of rain nearly ends drought in state
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):9:35 a.m.The floods in South Carolina have all but ended the state's drought.Maps from the U.S....
9:41AM ( 18 minutes ago )
The Latest: 4 Palestinians killed near Gaza border in clashes with Israeli troops
JERUSALEM (AP) — The latest developments in ongoing violence between Palestinians and Israelis. (all times local)___3.50 p.m.Gaza's Health Ministry says a teenager was killed by Israeli troops after t...
9:29AM ( 30 minutes ago )
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(VIDEO) Game of the Week: GHS-Lanier to slug it out for 8-AAAAA supremacy
Both Gainesville and Lanier football hope to answer big questions on Friday night...
8:58PM ( 10 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Week 7: Area teams facing playoff-like scenarios as region races heat up
The official start of the high school football playoffs isn't for another month. However, for some area teams, it may actually begin this Friday.
8:25PM ( 10 hours from now )
Surprising Tigers looking to take early lead in 7-AAA
Sid Maxwell admitted he wasn’t sure what he was getting into when he decided to take the Dawson County job back in the spring.
8:02PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Falcons' Roddy White upbeat after meeting with Quinn
Atlanta Falcons receiver Roddy White returned to the team Thursday and said he was encouraged about his role following a meeting with coach Dan Quinn.
10:32AM ( 31 minutes from now )
NASCAR Notebook: Harvick set for next leg of Chase
Kevin Harvick claims he feels pressure. But it doesn’t seem like it. In a must-win situation on Sunday at Dover, the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion led 355-of-400 laps on his way to victory lane.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Volleyball: Lady Vikings claim second straight 7-AAA crown
The East Hall volleyball team savored a second straight Area 7-AAA championship on Thursday after sweeping past Lumpkin County and West Hall in Rabbittown.
1:34AM ( 8 hours ago )
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US stocks open higher, keeping the market on track for its best week this year
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are opening modestly higher, keeping the market on track for its best week this year.Mining companies were among the early gainers Friday. Newmont Mining and Freeport-McMoR...
9:39AM ( 20 minutes ago )
US judge OKs $338 million settlement for victims of oil train disaster that killed 47
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday approved a $338 million settlement fund for victims of the fiery 2013 oil train derailment that claimed 47 lives in Quebec.Judge Peter Cary ann...
9:29AM ( 30 minutes ago )
VW may compensate owners of diesels that cheat on pollution tests; says fix won't hurt mileage
DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen could compensate owners of diesel-powered cars that emit high levels of pollutants, possibly by paying them for the lost value of their vehicles, the company's top U.S. execu...
9:28AM ( 31 minutes ago )
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Hindu hardliners prevent Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali from performing in Mumbai
NEW DELHI (AP) — A local Hindu nationalist party has protested the presence of a Pakistani singer and forced organizers to cancel his concert in Mumbai, India's entertainment capital.Akshay Bardapurka...
7:38AM ( 2 hours ago )
Thai beauty queen to dress like a tuk-tuk at Miss Universe pageant
BANGKOK (AP) — The smoke-belching, ear-splitting, undisciplined rickshaws known as tuk-tuks are part of the chaos on Bangkok's clogged streets.Soon however, the tuk-tuk will stroll down a more refined...
7:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
Indian film outside Bollywood, image-driven Iranian movie among new faces of Asian cinema
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — A film from outside Bollywood reflecting generational gaps in India and an image-driven Iranian movie about a grieving old man were among the works showing new trends of Asia...
6:33AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Coby keeps Modified title hopes alive with Stafford win
Three races after it appeared Doug Coby’s efforts to repeat as NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion were in jeopardy, he’s back in the driver’s seat.
By Jason Cunningham-NASCAR Media
12:00PM ( 2 days ago )
Lula prepares to grow; Hall County wants to be involved
This small city in northeast Hall County (estimated 2013 population of 2,847) wants to be ready for what’s coming; the Economic Development Council, an extension of the Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce wants to help them reach that point. Some fence-mending, however, might first be needed.
11:22AM ( 3 days ago )