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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 ( 53 minutes ago )
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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 ( 10 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Georgia lawmaker says he had account on cheating website
A state lawmaker from Macon says he had an account on the cheating website Ashley Madison.
4:48PM ( 13 hours 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.
4:25PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Flowery Branch considers a ban on panhandling and "urban camping"
Flowery Branch city councils will consider an ordinance Thursday that would ban "urban camping and panhandling" in the city.
2:16PM ( 15 hours ago )
White County mails property tax notices; due Nov. 15
White County property owners started receiving their 2015 tax notices over the weekend.
2:03PM ( 16 hours ago )
Girl, 12, seriously hurt after being struck by car in Athens
Police in Athens-Clarke County say a 12-year-old girl has been hospitalized with serious injuries after she was struck by a car.
5:37AM ( 37 minutes ago )
Gloomy China factory data, Japanese investment figures pull shares lower, oil prices drop
TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets sagged Tuesday as gloomy manufacturing data from China and weak investment figures in Japan augured further uncertainty for investors after a brutal August.KEEPING SC...
5:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Clinton, aides stressed need to protect sensitive State Department information in email
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and othe...
3:10AM ( 3 hours ago )
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The Latest: Migrants fight, scuffle at Greece's northern border to cross into Macedonia
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments as tens of thousands of migrants flood into countries across Europe. All times local (CET):___12 noonTensions are flaring once again at Greece's northe...
6:00AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 peo...
5:52AM ( 21 minutes ago )
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. POLICE ARREST MAIN SUSPECT IN BANGKOK BOMBINGPrime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says the man is...
5:49AM ( 24 minutes ago )
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(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 ( 5 hours from now )
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 ( 12 hours ago )
Week 1: Big wins, tough losses mark full start of 2015 prep football season
The season got started with a bang for some area high school football teams – while others will be going back to the drawing board after a mix of results for northeast Georgia-based programs.
9:02AM ( 2 days ago )
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Friday Game Night
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 ( 4 hours from now )
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 ( 3 hours from now )
Miller's hard-luck streak reaches 19 starts without a win
Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says he's never seen anything like Shelby Miller's tough run of luck as a starting pitcher...
11:58PM ( 6 hours ago )
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Press freedom groups urge China to release reporter accused of false article on stock market
BEIJING (AP) — The Committee to Protect Journalists is urging Chinese authorities to release a reporter accused of spreading false information on the country's stock market meltdown, calling it the la...
4:21AM ( 1 hour ago )
In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without action on climate change by US, other countries
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday...
2:21AM ( 3 hours ago )
China factory indexes fall to multiyear lows in fresh sign of economic sluggishness
HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to suppor...
12:51AM ( 5 hours ago )
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Business
Japanese police arrest American anti-dolphin-hunt activist for not carrying passport
TOKYO (AP) — Former "Flipper" trainer Ric O'Barry was arrested for not carrying his passport while in Japan to protest a dolphin hunt due to begin this week.Police in western Japan said they received...
4:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Forest Whitaker urges lawmakers to speak out to help child soldiers, gang members and orphans
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Oscar-winning actor and U.N. goodwill ambassador Forest Whitaker urged world lawmakers on Monday to speak out to help former child soldiers in Uganda, South Sudan and Myanmar, ga...
2:56AM ( 3 hours ago )
Film based on real-life horror, 'The Clan' breaks box office records in Argentina.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Arquimides Puccio seemed to neighbors like a pious, conservative and obsessively tidy man. Several times a day, he'd sweep the sidewalk in front of his home in an upper-...
12:02AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Arnold clinches NeSmith Chevrolet WRS championship
Michael Arnold of Hattiesburg, Miss. has clinched the $10,000 NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series National Championship. Arnold drove The Strength Center Special to his 17th 50-point win of the season on Saturday night at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, Miss. to seal the deal.
By Roby Helm
12:00PM ( 4 days ago )
Flowery Branch subdivision adding 115 new homes
Plans are underway for more than 100 new homes in two new sections of a Flowery Branch subdivision.
4:30PM ( 3 days ago )