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Tuesday September 1st, 2015 12:07PM
Stephens named Helen police chief
Helen has a new police chief, and he's a familiar face in town.
10:30AM ( 1 hour ago )
Hall Co. authorities arrest suspect in recent Lanier Islands shooting
After a two week investigation, Hall County authorities have made an arrest in a shooting that left a man injured at a birthday party at Lake Lanier Islands last month.
9:56AM ( 2 hours ago )
OSHA proposes fine against plastic manufacturer in Oakwood
U.S. Labor officials have proposed $141,100 in fines against a manufacturer in Oakwood following two work-related finger amputations earlier this year.
8:41AM ( 3 hours ago )
Immigrants with disputed status sue for GA driver's licenses
A group of immigrants whose legal residency is disputed sued Georgia's state government Monday for refusing to issue them driver's licenses.
8:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Ga. police officer shot after responding to wrong home
A police officer was shot and critically wounded Monday when he responded to a call of a suspicious person and showed up at the wrong house, authorities said.
5:21AM ( 6 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Hall Co. commissioner confirms Ashley Madison account
A Hall County Commissioner confirmed Monday that his information was part of a data dump of Georgia Ashley Madison customers - a website that is known for assisting users in finding extramarital affairs.
7:15PM ( 16 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
US, global stocks fall sharply on more signs of weakness in China's economy
NEW YORK (AP) — Stock markets plunged again Tuesday, continuing Wall Street's rocky ride, after gloomy economic data out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy is slowing muc...
11:07AM ( 59 minutes ago )
Qualifiers trickling in for local municipal elections
Qualifying is underway in several municipal elections in Hall County, and as of Monday afternoon, a few names have officially been added to the mix.
9:25AM ( 2 hours ago )
Ceremonial opening planned today for Brenau's new Jacksonville, Fla., campus
Brenau University plans to hold the ceremonial opening of its new campus in Jacksonville, Florida, late today in preparation for beginning its first graduate school class in October followed by the first undergraduate program in early 2016.
8:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Local/State
Federal judge summons Kentucky clerk who invoked 'God's authority' in denying gay marriages
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — A county clerk in Kentucky who has invoked "God's authority" and is defying the U.S. Supreme Court by refusing to license same-sex marriage has been summoned along with her entire...
11:52AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Black Lives Matter movement experiencing growing pains as it steps into national spotlight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists, black and white, marched outside the Minnesota State Fair this weekend, hoping to bring attention to the deaths of African-Americans at the...
11:51AM ( 15 minutes ago )
Michigan House panel considers 2 lawmakers' futures after affair, alleged misconduct
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan legislative committee on Tuesday held a disciplinary hearing for two conservative lawmakers accused of misusing public resources to hide an affair, including by sendin...
11:47AM ( 19 minutes ago )
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National
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 6 hours from now )
(VIDEO) Player of the Week: Wood's second dominating night earns Jefferson RB award
Heading into the season Jefferson coaches and players knew that Colby Wood would be an asset...
11:15AM ( 52 minutes ago )
5 things: What we learned from Week 1 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from week 1 of the high school football season...
5:17PM ( 18 hours ago )
More Friday Game Night
Friday Game Night
Softball: Buford edges Grayson, 3-2
The Buford softball team pulled ahead in the seventh inning to knock off Grayson 3-2 on Monday in Grayson.
11:32AM ( 35 minutes ago )
Lambert picked as starting quarterback for No. 9 Georgia
With less than a week to go before the season opener, No. 9 Georgia finally has a starting quarterback.
10:33AM ( 1 hour ago )
Falcons' offense has issues entering final preseason game
The Atlanta Falcons' most glaring unanswered questions are on offense as they began a short practice week before their final preseason game against Baltimore on Thursday night.
9:52AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Sports
Hotel chain Hilton explores 'sharing economy' through partnership with Uber
Hilton is hailing the ride sharing service Uber to help guests reach its hotels and then explore the city where they are staying.The companies said Tuesday that Hilton guests will be able to set up au...
11:38AM ( 28 minutes ago )
Survey: Growth in US manufacturing slows again in August, slips to lowest level since May 2013
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strong dollar and China's economic slowdown dragged growth at U.S. factories to the lowest level since May 2013.The Institute for Supply Management reported Tuesday that its manufa...
11:37AM ( 30 minutes ago )
Comcast is latest in cable industry to try to attract millennials
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast, which became a TV powerhouse by signing up Generation Xers, baby boomers and their parents, now is fighting for millennial eyeballs.The TV giant is investing in online media o...
11:29AM ( 37 minutes ago )
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Business
Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Mirren lead stars to attend London Film Festival
LONDON (AP) — Helen Mirren, Benedict Cumberbatch and Maggie Smith are among the British stars to attend this year's London Film Festival.Among the highlights to be screened during the Oct. 7-18 festiv...
11:42AM ( 24 minutes ago )
Donald Trump among next week's scheduled guests on 'The Tonight Show'
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump is returning to NBC.Not to his old show, "The Celebrity Apprentice," but to "The Tonight Show," where he'll be a guest on Sept. 11.Currently leading the Republican field i...
11:35AM ( 31 minutes ago )
North Korean choir gives military-inspired concert at first performance in Russian capital
MOSCOW (AP) — The North Korean National Choir has performed for the first time in the Russian capital, putting on a military-inspired concert.Members of the male choir wore full military dress for the...
10:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Entertainment
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Ferguson wins USLMS Rattlesnake Rumble at Dublin
Chris Ferguson struck early in Saturday night’s “Rattlesnake Rumple” at Dublin Motor Speedway in Dublin, N.C. and powered away to the Ultimate Super Late Model Series victory.
By Series PR
4:00PM ( 20 hours ago )
New tax credit benefits businesses that educate workers
Georgia employers can now take advantage of new tax credits when they support employees’ successful completion of a General Educational Development (GED) test.
By AccessWDUN staff
10:11AM ( 1 hour ago )