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Tuesday July 7th, 2015 7:05AM
Clarkesville selects design/build team for fire-damaged downtown
The Clarkesville City Council has decided who will perform design work and redevelop the fire-damaged east side of the Square.
9:44PM ( 9 hours ago )
Hall Co. Schools prepare for ESPLOST V
The Hall County School Board prepared for the upcoming ESPLOST referendum vote at their work session Monday afternoon.
7:00PM ( 12 hours ago )
Habersham BOE adjusts for 1.5-percent decline in tax digest
Net school tax collections in Habersham County will be down 1.88 percent under numbers proposed Monday.
6:33PM ( 12 hours ago )
Arrest made following Gainesville funeral home limo theft
A suspect was apprehended Saturday evening in Atlanta after crashing a stolen limousine into a building. The limo was taken from the Memorial Park Funeral Home Main Chapel in Gainesville sometime in the afternoon.
5:26PM ( 13 hours ago )
No fatalities, several BUIs on Lake Lanier during holiday
For law enforcement officials, the Independence Day holiday weekend is a time for heavy patrols, watching both land and sea for impaired drivers, as well as working accidents and incidents.
4:16PM ( 14 hours ago )
Two Forsyth teens busted for theft with social media post
Two teenagers are facing theft charges for stealing a sweet tea container from a South Forsyth Subway after a store employee identified them on a video of the incident posted on social media by one of the suspects.
2:00PM ( 17 hours ago )
Gwinnett man sentenced in shooting death of 23-month-old grandson
Gwinnett County prosecutors say a man has been sentenced in the shooting death of his 23-month-old grandson.
5:31AM ( 1 hour ago )
South Carolina Senate votes to take down Confederate flag
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The push to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse is about to clear its first hurdle.But even if a bill to bring down the rebel banner pas...
4:39AM ( 2 hours ago )
Court: Georgia official can set Vidalia onion packing date
Georgia's agriculture commissioner can set a packing date for the state's famed Vidalia onions, an appeals court has ruled.
1:44PM ( 17 hours ago )
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The Latest: Greece's new finance minister arrives for talks
BRUSSELS (AP) — The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):___12:45 p.m.If new Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos has revised proposals for a fresh bailout of his debt-r...
6:48AM ( 16 minutes ago )
2 Americans, 1 Briton gored in 1st Pamplona bull run
PAMPLONA, Spain (AP) — Two Americans and a Briton were gored and eight others injured Tuesday as thousands of daredevils dashed alongside fighting bulls through the streets of this northern Spanish ci...
6:46AM ( 18 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. GREEK PREMIER RACES TO RESTART TALKS AFTER VOTE WINAlexis Tsipras faces intense pressure from...
6:17AM ( 47 minutes ago )
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National
Two-A-Days: High school football countdown is on, starting with Banks County
Believe it or not there are only 45 days left until the start of the 2015 high school football season around the state and here in northeast Georgia...
1:00PM ( 5 hours from now )
Braves halt Brewers' 8-game win streak, 5-3
Kelly Johnson homered and drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves ended the Milwaukee Brewers' eight-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory Monday night.
12:13AM ( 6 hours ago )
Carli Lloyd becomes Captain America for US women
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — For a brief time Sunday night, Carli Lloyd's Wikipedia page listed her position as "President of the United States."More like Captain America.Lloyd scored three goal...
8:05AM ( 23 hours ago )
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Sports
Chinese stocks drop, other global markets mixed
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese stocks fell Tuesday despite government intervention and other global markets were mixed as Greece's spiraling crisis kept investors on edge.KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germ...
4:45AM ( 2 hours ago )
Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.The Brooklyn-born son of a Bronx jeweler, Weintraub rose from...
3:31AM ( 3 hours ago )
The Rubio economy: 'The old ways no longer work'
CHICAGO (AP) — With an eye on the future, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio is laying out his plans for an "innovative economy" and "revolutionized higher education system" in his first major domestic policy s...
3:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Director Zhang Yimou sues ex-production partner for $2.5M
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese director Zhang Yimou has sued a production company that he has worked with for more than a decade, seeking 15 million yuan ($2.5 million) he says he is owed as his share of the...
5:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
Suge Knight due in Los Angeles criminal court for 2 hearings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marion "Suge" Knight is scheduled to appear in a Los Angeles court for hearings in separate murder and robbery cases filed against the former rap music mogul.Knight changed attorney...
3:18AM ( 3 hours ago )
Aretha Franklin sings praises of Illinois after highway help
CHICAGO (AP) — Aretha Franklin's spokesman said the Queen of Soul was grateful and exclaimed "Hallelujah!" after the state of Illinois helped out when her tour bus broke down on the way to Chicago and...
5:04PM ( 14 hours ago )
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Hagan paces Funny Car qualifying Friday at Norwalk
Defending Funny Car world champion Matt Hagan continued his recent hot streak by powering to the qualifying lead Friday under the lights at the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals.
By NHRA Media
3:08AM ( 3 days ago )
Lobby of new Brenau physical therapy school named for Ralph & Mary Cleveland
In celebration of a major gift to the Brenau University ForeverGold campaign, the lobby of Brenau's physical therapy school at the Brenau Downtown Center was dedicated Friday in memory of Ralph W. Cleveland and in honor of his wife, Mary Cleveland.
By AccessWDUN staff
2:00PM ( 2 days ago )