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Tuesday August 4th, 2015 11:54AM
Gainesville School Board begins work on SPLOST V wish list
Gainesville City School Board members started the discussion Monday night on which projects would be on their wish list for an upcoming education SPLOST referendum.
11:10AM ( 44 minutes ago )
Feds close gang-related case against 2 Gainesville men, 20 others
The U.S. Justice Department has closed the books on a gang-related case against two Gainesville men and 20 other people, dating back to the indictment of the defendants five years ago.
10:47AM ( 1 hour ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville Kindergarten teachers prepare for a new school year
Classes begin at Gainesville city schools on Wednesday. Prior to the first day, we spoke to a few of the city's Kindergarten teachers about the new year.
10:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Contract awarded for bridge repair on Hwy 53 West in Gainesville
The Georgia Department of Transportation has awarded the contract to repair the Highway 53 West Bridge near Gainesville Marina in Hall County.
8:25AM ( 3 hours ago )
Man believed missing in the Chattahoochee River found safe at home
Authorities say a man who was the object of an hours-long search on the Chattahoochee River Monday night was found safe at his home Tuesday morning.
7:13AM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Structural issues delay Clarkesville downtown redevelopment
Clarkesville leaders learned Monday night the downtown redevelopment planned for the east side of the Clarkesville Square will be delayed due to structural issues.
11:05PM ( 12 hours ago )
Jackson Co. 4-H member receives state 4-H award
A Jackson County 4-H member recently received 4-H's Georgia Innovator of the Year Award.
10:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
GPD: Back to school reminders for motorists
Gainesville police are out with some reminders for drivers as city schools prepare for the opening of another school year tomorrow.
9:55AM ( 1 hour ago )
Code Orange air quality alert for Hall, other north Ga. counties
A smog alert has been issued for Hall, Forsyth, Barrow, Gwinnett and a number of other north Georgia counties for today.
9:26AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Search on for shooter outside Big Sean, J. Cole concert
HOLMDEL, N.J. (AP) — State police on Tuesday were looking for a suspect and witnesses to a shooting that left two people wounded outside a hip-hop concert in New Jersey.The shooting happened late Mond...
11:35AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Total reboot: How to fix Greece's economy
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — After so much pain, Greece must now figure out how to get its economy back on its feet.The scale of the country's financial problems is mind boggling — a full quarter of the econ...
11:35AM ( 18 minutes ago )
Officials probing New Hampshire tent collapse that killed 2
LANCASTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's fire marshal said Tuesday it wasn't clear why a circus operator proceeded with a show minutes after the National Weather Service put out a severe storm warning,...
11:27AM ( 26 minutes ago )
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Softball: Area teams try to build on resurgent 2014 season
After several down years as a whole, girls softball began a resurgence in 2014 that saw 12 teams advance to the state playoffs and two -- Buford and Dawson County -- advance to the Elite 8 in Columbus.
11:23PM ( 11 hours from now )
Falcons' Julio Jones hoping for new contract before season
After losing a few pounds in the offseason, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones believes he is stronger and more explosive...
10:04AM ( 1 hour ago )
Braves keep rallying, Garcia HR in 12th beats Giants 9-8
Adonis Garcia hit a two-run homer in the 12th inning off Ryan Vogelsong and the Atlanta Braves completed their final comeback of the game, beating the San Francisco Giants 9-8 Monday night.
11:39PM ( 12 hours ago )
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US stocks edge lower; Allstate slumps on weak earnings
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved between small gains and losses on Tuesday as investors assessed the latest company earnings reports and deal news. Allstate slumped after the insurance company report...
11:39AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Kellogg's US breakfast business shrinks again
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Kellogg says its U.S. breakfast foods division saw another decline in quarterly sales but that trends in the cereal category were improving.The maker of Frosted Flakes, Froo...
11:39AM ( 14 minutes ago )
Freddie Mac posts $4.2B profit in 2Q; paying $3.9B dividend
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mortgage giant Freddie Mac reported net income of $4.2 billion for the second quarter, up sharply from the same period of 2014, as it increased its purchases of home loans and sold o...
11:26AM ( 27 minutes ago )
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Business
Review: Edgerton makes deft directing debut with 'The Gift'
Nobody likes a bully. Especially a past victim with a long memory.Figuring out who's the bully and who's the victim is part of the mystery in "The Gift," a satisfying directorial debut from writer, pr...
11:32AM ( 21 minutes ago )
Publisher moves up Trump bio from early next year to October
NEW YORK (AP) — With Donald Trump still leading in Republican presidential polls, the publisher of a biography that features interviews with the real estate mogul is moving up the release date from ea...
11:02AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Hollywood takes on troubled minds with summer slate of films
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 1941 film "The Wolf Man" presents Larry Talbot's transformation from man to wolf as a form of schizophrenia. So little was known about mental illnesses then, the explanation may...
10:42AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Kauffman presser raises more questions
A brief statement by Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman raised more questions than it provided answers about the future of MWR.
By Reid Spencer-NASCAR Wire Service
8:00AM ( 2 days ago )
US consumer spending edges up in June
Consumer spending in June rose by the smallest amount in four months as shoppers cut back on purchases of cars and other big-ticket items.
By Associated Press
11:23AM ( 1 day ago )