Saturday August 27th, 2016 9:20AM
Southern Hall County to see more growth following Commission's rezoning okays
Thursday evening the Hall County Board of Commissioners gave final approval to a pair of rezoning requests that should keep area carpenters, masons, plumbers, electricians and a host of other tradespeople busy for quite a while.
9:00AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Gwinnett County budget review team to hear department requests starting Aug. 29
Departments and agencies for Gwinnett County government will present their business plans and financial resource requests for budget year 2017 starting Monday, Aug. 29.
8:06AM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Lake Lanier officer selected as DNR Ranger of the Year for 2016
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division has named Corporal Eddie Tompkins the 2016 Ranger of the Year.
7:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Tears flow as Italy prepares state funeral for quake dead
Mourners sobbed and caressed coffins, some of them holding the bodies of young children, as Italy prepared to hold a state funeral for some of the people killed in the devastating earthquake that struck a central mountainous area this week
5:49AM ( 3 hours ago )
UPDATE: FDA expands Zika screening to all US blood centers
The government told all U.S. blood banks to start screening for Zika, a major expansion intended to protect the nation's blood supply from the mosquito-borne virus
8:00PM ( 13 hours ago )
Tennessee man arrested for trafficking meth in Lavonia
Lavonia Police arrested a Tennessee man earlier this month after locating $9,000 worth of methamphetamine in his vehicle.
5:22PM ( 15 hours ago )
INK welcomes new executive director
With the growth of field trips, birthday parties, daily visitors, and a capital campaign, INK (Interactive Neighborhood for Kids) has created its first salaried Executive Director position.
9:00AM ( 20 minutes ago )
Week 1: Weather interrupts full season kickoff, but area teams shine through rain
Some people might feel the only winner on Friday night was the weather -- yet there were some impressive results on the first full weekend of high school football despite some long lightning delays.
8:30AM ( 50 minutes ago )
1 of country's largest youth triathlons returns to Georgia
One of the country's largest youth triathlon is returning to suburban Atlanta.
6:15AM ( 3 hours ago )
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Dwyane Wade's cousin fatally shot pushing baby in stroller
NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was shot and killed in Chicago on Friday while pushing her baby in a stroller near a school where she intended to register her children
8:37AM ( 42 minutes ago )
Italy buries quake dead, recalls sisters embracing in rubble
Italians observe a day of national mourning as leaders join grieving families for a state funeral for 35 of the 290 people killed in Wednesday's quake
7:56AM ( 1 hour ago )
Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
A man suspected in the slayings of two of two Mississippi nuns who were found dead inside a residence within the community they served has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder, Mississippi authorities said
7:39AM ( 1 hour ago )
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(VIDEO) Chestatee overcomes elements, East Hall to halt losing skid
It took a split second to sink in -- but Chestatee saw two-plus seasons of heartache come to an end on Friday night.
7:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
Greg Biffle feeling positive about return to Michigan
No doubt about it—Greg Biffle needs a win in the next three weeks if he wants to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
7:59AM ( 1 hour ago )
(VIDEO) Bacus, North Hall pull out victory over Branch in nail-biter
The lights at Falcons Field may have gone out on David Bishop during his postgame interview Friday night, but the smile he displayed was nearly bright enough that it didn’t matter...
7:58AM ( 1 hour ago )
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Tunisia's new government seeks stronger economy, security
Tunisian lawmakers have formed a new government led by Youssef Chahed that faces tough challenges to improve the North African country's economy and security
6:14AM ( 3 hours ago )
As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Las Vegas to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state of Nevada
2:34AM ( 6 hours ago )
Transgender North Carolinians get restroom-access win
A judge has ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses
1:08AM ( 8 hours ago )
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'Making a Murderer' attorney seeks more evidence testing
The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" has filed a motion seeking permission to perform extensive scientific tests on evidence she believes will show he's innocent
10:26PM ( 10 hours ago )
Britney Spears hitches a ride for Corden's Carpool Karaoke
Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."
9:20PM ( 11 hours ago )
Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US
Organizers say the Oregon State Fair is the first state fair in the nation to allow living marijuana plants to go on public display
8:15PM ( 13 hours ago )
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Jonathan Davenport doubles up with Ultimate SLM wins
Jonathan Davenport made a clean sweep of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series weekend. The Blairsville, Georgia speedster scored a $12,000 payday at Volunteer Speedway in Bulls Gap, Tennessee...
By Series PR
8:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Isakson commits to 1 debate in Georgia US Senate race
Johnny Isakson's campaign says he will participate in one debate while bidding for a third term, likely the only time Georgia's three U.S. Senate candidates will face off before November's election.
By The Associated Press
10:16PM ( 2 days ago )