Tuesday July 26th, 2016 12:04PM
Georgia students show improvement in 2016 Milestones testing
Georgia students showed increases in most subject areas in the latest round of the Georgia Milestones Assessment, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Georgia Department of Education
11:30AM ( 34 minutes ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Authorities: Gainesville man fires shots after alleged drug deal 'went bad'
​A Gainesville man faces several misdemeanor charges for allegedly firing gunshots at another vehicle Sunday night following an apparent drug deal that, "went bad," authorities said Tuesday.
11:12AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Final element in Hall County public safety center upgrades to be approved this week
Hall County government officials should put the finishing touches on the refurbishment of the county's public safety center with a vote Thursday to pay for an upgrade to the computer aided dispatch (CAD) system.
9:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton as DNC heats up
Sen. Bernie Sanders is urging supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton as the Democratic convention heats up in Philadelphia, but ardent followers seem intent on keeping his upstart campaign alive
6:20AM ( 5 hours ago )
Three people displaced when fire destroys White County home
Fire consumed a home north of Cleveland Monday night.
11:10PM ( 12 hours ago )
Hall County School Board approves teacher supply cards
The Hall County School Board voted unanimously to resume an old practice of issuing gift cards to teachers for school supplies at their meeting Monday afternoon.
9:00PM ( 15 hours ago )
Gainesville's Watson headlines ACC's preseason picks for 2016
Clemson and quarterback Deshaun Watson are the preseason picks for Atlantic Coast Conference favorite and player of the year.
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In 10th convention speech, Bill Clinton faces tougher crowd
Bill Clinton's 10th consecutive convention speech may require one of the toughest balancing acts of his career: Separating his wife's legacy from his own
11:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Georgia holds runoff elections in congressional, state races
Two Republicans faced off for a shot at replacing a retiring west Georgia congressman as runoff elections were held Tuesday across the state, where challengers also sought to oust several incumbent state lawmakers
7:40AM ( 4 hours ago )
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Pope to find a Catholic Poland out of step with his vision
When Pope Francis arrives in Poland this week for World Youth Day, he will encounter a nation still deeply committed to its conservative Catholic traditions _ but whose brand of Catholicism differs sharply from his
11:49AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Rare mass killing raises questions about security in Japan
The killing of 19 people at a home for the mentally disabled raised questions about whether Japan's reputation as one of the safest countries in the world is creating a false sense of security
11:48AM ( 16 minutes ago )
The Latest: US condemns attack on French church
A nun who was in the church during Tuesday's attack says the 86-year-old priest was forced to the ground before his throat was slit
11:35AM ( 28 minutes ago )
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Hogan in contention as he defends his AGJA Grand Championship crown
Gainesville's Ryan Hogan shot his way into contention in the first round of the 42nd AJGA Grand Championship at TPC Sugarloaf on Monday in Duluth.
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Georgia football will hold open practice to kick off 2016 Fan Day
The Georgia football team will hold an open practice at Sanford Stadium when the Bulldogs kick off their 2016 season at the Fan Day celebration on Saturday, Aug. 6.
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Falcons 2016 training camp to get underway this week
The Atlanta Falcons will hold their 2016 training camp at the team’s Flowery Branch headquarters for the 12th consecutive year, and they will have select practices open to the public from July 28 to Aug. 16.
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Turkey ready to resume pipeline project with Russia
Turkey's economy minister says the country is ready to resume work on a building a gas pipeline from Russia, a project that was suspended amid tensions between the two countries
11:41AM ( 22 minutes ago )
Historic solar flight marks first round-the-world journey
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Abu Dhabi, more than year after takeoff in first round-the-world flight powered by solar energy
11:22AM ( 41 minutes ago )
Ask Brianna: How do I save for retirement at my first job?
Start saving for retirement at your first job so you'll have enough money to live on after you quit your last.
11:05AM ( 58 minutes ago )
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Willie Nelson launches festival; Neil Young, Crow to perform
Willie Nelson is launching a new music festival this fall, where Neil Young and Sheryl Crow will take the stage
11:25AM ( 38 minutes ago )
Dr. Dre cited on gun charge following driveway encounter
Dr. Dre has been cited after a man says the rapper pointed a handgun at him
8:43AM ( 3 hours ago )
UK council investigating employee who insulted Prince George
The British Council, which promotes British culture and values worldwide, said Tuesday it has started disciplinary procedures against an employee who went on a social media rant against Prince George
8:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Should Bernie Sanders wage a convention battle this week as a result of hacked emails that show the Democratic National Committee may have favored Hillary Clinton over him in the primary process?
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Red-hot Stewart readies for final race at Indianapolis
Not long ago, people were saying that Tony Stewart’s days of dominance were at an end.
By NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 4 days ago )