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Wednesday July 29th, 2015 1:57PM
Gainesville one of 750 sites nationwide targeting child drownings
To help reduce the risk of child drownings, especially among minorities, the USA Swimming Foundation has set the goal of teaching 800,000 children to swim this year at more than 725 locations around the country, including one in Gainesville.
10:21AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Demorest discusses how to help Sweet Breads help downtown
The Demorest City Council is trying to figure how to best help the business they hope will anchor the downtown district.
9:03AM ( 4 hours ago )
Battle flag supporters plan rally at Stone Mountain Park
The Confederate battle flag has been under fire lately, and now Confederate flag supporters have planned a rally at Stone Mountain Park for Saturday, August 1.
8:19AM ( 5 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Two vehicle crash on Dawsonville Hwy. injures three, one critically
A two-vehicle crash on Dawsonville Highway near Ahaluna Drive Tuesday evening injured three people, one of them critically, according to Gainesville emergency officials.
5:21AM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Suwanee Dep. Police Chief leaving for Peachtree City
The city of Suwanee is losing a Deputy Police Chief and the city of Peachtree Corners is gaining a new Chief.
7:29PM ( 18 hours ago )
Ex-Habersham County deputy sheriff pleads 'not guilty' in botched raid
A former Habersham County deputy sheriff has entered a "not guilty" plea to charges of providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid in which a toddler was critically injured.
4:54PM ( 21 hours ago )
Southern Co. tops 2nd quarter profit forecast
Southern Co.Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $643 million.
12:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Lanier Tech student to serve with American Dental Hygiene Association
A Lanier Technical College (LTC) Dental Hygiene student, Chelsea Veal, has been selected to serve with the American Dental Hygiene Association (ADHA.
9:13AM ( 4 hours ago )
State back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Fri.
A two-day back-to-school sales tax holiday begins Friday in Georgia.
8:54AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Local/State
Ohio cop indicted on murder charge in traffic-stop shooting
CINCINNATI (AP) — A University of Cincinnati officer who shot a motorist during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate has been indicted on murder charges, a prosecutor said Wednesday, addi...
1:43PM ( 12 minutes ago )
Coast Guard official: Search for teens is 'active and open'
TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) — Coast Guard and state officials visited the Florida home of one of two missing teenage boaters Wednesday, and a spokesman told news reporters the search for the boys is still "ac...
1:36PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Northern California firefighters expect extreme temperatures
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A wildfire east of California's Napa Valley has charred more than 11 square miles after it jumped a containment line in rugged, steep terrain baked by triple digit temperatures,...
1:35PM ( 20 minutes ago )
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National
Quinn taking up-tempo approach to rebuilding Falcons
As Seattle's defensive coordinator, Dan Quinn helped lead Seattle to two straight Super Bowls, including one championship. Quinn opens his first training camp as Falcons coach on Friday trying to overhaul Atlanta's woeful unit.
2:52PM ( 55 minutes from now )
Orioles' Davis homers twice, rough up Braves, Teheren
Chris Davis homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Atlanta Braves 7-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.
7:41AM ( 6 hours ago )
Roger Goodell upholds Tom Brady's 4-game suspension
NEW YORK (AP) — The commissioner pointed to concealed evidence. The team described it as a folly. And the agent added sham to the lexicon of "Deflategate."Then the players' union said it would take it...
12:33AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Zero-percent financing turns heads, but may not be best deal
DETROIT (AP) — When a car dealer offers to loan you the money to buy a car at zero interest, it gets your attention. Yet that cheap money might not be the best deal you can get.Dealers can offer zero-...
1:11PM ( 44 minutes ago )
Will the Internet listen to your private conversations?
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qualm.But Aanya's care-f...
12:46PM ( 1 hour ago )
Better economy has smokers buying more Marlboros
NEW YORK (AP) — A better economy is helping sell more Marlboros and Camels, even as prices climb. That brought higher profits for their makers in the second quarter.Marlboro maker Altria Inc. has now...
12:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Shakira and Pique may have another athlete in the family
MIAMI (AP) — Shakira and pro soccer play Gerard Pique may have another athlete in the family.On Wednesday, Shakira posted a video to Twitter and Facebook of the couple's youngest child, Sasha, who was...
1:30PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Review: Mission accomplished for Cruise in new 'MI' flick
There's some interesting talk in the cleverly satisfying script of "Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" about the element of luck. As in: How much is luck a factor in the success of Ethan Hunt and his...
12:56PM ( 59 minutes ago )
'The Book of Mormon' gets rousing reception in Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons received a rousing reception in its first-ever showing in the heart of Mormon country, kicking off a sold-out, two-week run at a S...
12:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Guasch, Kimber-Smith take PC victory at Lime Rock
Winners of the two longest races on the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship schedule, Mike Guasch and Tom Kimber-Smith gave PR1/Mathiasen Motorsports the Prototype Challenge (PC) victory at the shortest track, capturing Saturday’s Northeast Grand Prix at Lime Rock Park.
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GHCC schedules annual healthcare reform update
The Greater Hall Chamber's Annual Healthcare Reform Community Update is set for Tuesday, August 25 from 8:00 a.m.  12:00 p.m. at the Brenau Downtown Center Theatre.
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1:40PM ( 4 days ago )