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Sunday August 30th, 2015 8:34PM
Scientists studying how rising seas will reshape Ga. coast
Scientists are fine-tuning what they know about rivers and marshes flushed with saltwater by ocean tides so they can better predict how rising sea levels will reshape the Georgia coast over the next century.
7:07PM ( 1 hour ago )
By The Associated Press
Developmental disabilities group to hold public forum in Gainesville
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will host a series of public forums between now and Sept. 30 in order to collect public input on its next strategic plan, including one in Gainesville.
4:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Cumming meeting to focus on plans for new interchange, other improvements to Ga. 400
The Georgia Department of Transportation and Forsyth County officials are developing a project to improve traffic flow on Georgia 400 at McGinnis Ferry Road.
3:24PM ( 5 hours ago )
Volunteers fill backpacks with meals for Gainesville, Hall students in need
Last week, employees of Wells Fargo Advisors Gainesville and Braselton branches came together to pack 225 backpacks with food for underprivileged families.
11:45AM ( 8 hours ago )
By Russell Brown
McDonald's has 200 part-time jobs available in Hall, Gwinnett counties
The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) will help McDonald’s fill about 200 part-time jobs at restaurants in Hall and Gwinnett counties next week.
8:32AM ( 12 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville not immune to aftermath of Katrina
The Gainesville area was not immune to the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina which devastated the Gulf Coast ten years ago.
12:01AM ( 20 hours ago )
Turner Field US flag at half-staff, players' families deal with grief after fan dies in fall
ATLANTA (AP) — The U.S. flag flew at half-staff at Turner Field on Sunday, one day after a fan died following his fall from the upper deck into the lower-level stands during a game between the Atlanta...
7:26PM ( 1 hour ago )
Ga., five other states partner to combat impaired driving
Law enforcement officials in six states, including Georgia, are launching their 24th annual "Hands Across the Border" campaign aimed at catching motorists driving under the influence.
7:17PM ( 1 hour ago )
Photo Gallery: Laurel Summer Fest wraps up the summer season on Lanier
The two-day Laurel Park Summer Fest was held this weekend at the Hall County Park off Cleveland Highway.
10:01AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Local/State
Police investigate motive of man accused of ambushing Texas officer at gas station
HOUSTON (AP) — The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than s...
7:57PM ( 36 minutes ago )
Obama administration renames Mount McKinley as Denali in gesture on eve of historic trip
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration will change the name of North America's tallest mountain peak from Mount McKinley to Denali, the White House said Sunday, a major symbolic gesture to Alaska...
7:25PM ( 1 hour ago )
Thousands mourn firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state
WENATCHEE, Wash. (AP) — Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state."They dedicated their lives to protecting...
7:14PM ( 1 hour ago )
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National
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 ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Turnovers key to Spartans win over Knights
If only Johnson could erase the final four minutes of the second quarter.
8:13AM ( 1 day ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville blanked again by Grayson, hopes to rebound again
Gainesville football took plenty of lessons from last year’s loss to Grayson. The Red Elephants hope they can do the same this time around...
7:48AM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
6:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
Falcons sign Julio Jones to 5-year extension
The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.
8:46AM ( 11 hours ago )
Softball: Buford splits with S. Forsyth and Milton
The Buford girls softball team split a pair of games Saturday with South Forsyth and Milton in a yearly series between the three schools.
7:06AM ( 13 hours ago )
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Sports
'Straight Outta Compton' leads box office for 3 consecutive weekends; 'War Room' surprises
NEW YORK (AP) — The Christian drama "War Room" made a surprise bid for the box-office lead, Zac Efron's music drama "We Are Your Friends" fell completely flat and the N.W.A biopic "Straight Outta Comp...
3:27PM ( 5 hours ago )
New owner of Ohio-based Frisch's Big Boy chain sees more restaurants, broader reach ahead
CINCINNATI (AP) — The new leader of the Frisch's Restaurants chain wants to flex Big Boy's brand muscle with franchise expansion, new restaurant shapes and sizes, menu and beverage additions, and doin...
2:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Doubts about China's ability to manage a tough economic transition sap investor confidence
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.But the world's second-largest e...
12:53PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Taylor Swift, Kanye West set for MTV Video Music Awards
The M in MTV will stand for Miley on Sunday night.Miley Cyrus is set to host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards — two years after she stole the show with a risque, but memorable performance with Robin Th...
7:48PM ( 45 minutes ago )
Nelson Shanks, who painted portraits of famous figures from presidents to royalty, dies at 77
ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) — Nelson Shanks, a painter renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to a pope to royalty, has died. He was 77.Shanks died Friday at his home in Andsa...
4:24PM ( 4 hours ago )
Sales of Atari games found in New Mexico landfill bring in more than $100,000 through eBay
ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) — A cache of Atari game cartridges dug up in a New Mexico landfill last year has generated more than $100,000 in sales over the last several months.The April 2014 dig ended specu...
5:02PM ( 1 day ago )
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Jones cruises to Truck win in Canada, takes points lead
Two weeks ago in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Alex Tagliani got turned out of the lead by Regan Smith and lost his shot at a win.
By Stephanie Wallcraft-NASCAR Wire Service
6:17PM ( 2 hours ago )
Report: Solyndra misrepresented facts to get loan guarantee
WASHINGTON (AP) — A four-year investigation has concluded that officials of the solar company Solyndra misrepresented facts and omitted key information in their efforts to get a $535 million loan guar...
6:29PM ( 4 days ago )