Saturday August 27th, 2016 4:29PM
Banks County sheriff releases more details of Friday arrests
Banks County Sheriff Carlton Speed has released more details about those arrested during Friday's raids at locations in Homer and Alto.
3:01PM ( 1 hour ago )
Unemployment insurance claims soar in Georgia
First-time claims for unemployment insurance in Georgia soared in July, with most metropolitan areas, including Gainesville, recording double-digit increases.
1:00PM ( 3 hours ago )
Former Lumpkin County coroner convicted on felony theft charges, attorney files motion for new trial
Former Lumpkin County Coroner Ronald Fortner has been convicted on charges of felony theft by deception and violation of his oath of office.
11:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
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 ( 7 hours 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 ( 8 hours 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 ( 9 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Hiawassee, Ellijay among recipients of state loans for water-sewer improvements
Hiawassee and Ellijay are among fourteen places in Georgia recently awarded low-interest financing totaling $13.1 million by the state for water, sewer and wastewater infrastructure improvements.
3:00PM ( 1 hour ago )
UNG takes the Leap in Georgia
The Association of American Colleges and Universities and the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia have announced that Georgia is now a state partner in the association’s national initiative,Liberal Education and America’s Promise.
12:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
GM recalling about 368,000 vehicles to fix windshield wipers
General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working
11:14AM ( 5 hours ago )
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The embrace of life: A story of 2 sisters in Italy's quake
In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive
3:59PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Man arrested in shocking killings of 2 Mississippi nuns
A man suspected in the slayings 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
3:52PM ( 36 minutes ago )
In wake of cousin's fatal shooting, Dwyane Wade speaks out
Police say NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander when she was fatally shot while pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children
3:11PM ( 1 hour ago )
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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 ( 7 hours 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...
8:18AM ( 8 hours ago )
(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.
8:09AM ( 8 hours ago )
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The Latest: Trump tweet on Chicago shooting prompts backlash
Donald Trump is receiving criticism for his latest tweets, after NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was fatally gunned down near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children
4:03PM ( 25 minutes ago )
Clinton receives first intelligence briefing as nominee
Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around the globe
2:30PM ( 1 hour ago )
The Latest: Iowa governor says Trump can win on agriculture
Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says Donald Trump can beat Hillary Clinton in Iowa by focusing on agriculture, pointing to his support for a renewable fuel standard important to the state's corn growers
1:53PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Nate Parker opens about rape case in new interview
The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview
3:32PM ( 56 minutes 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 ( 7 hours ago )
'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 ( 18 hours ago )
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IndyCar schedule adds Gateway, more continuity in 2017
INDYCAR announced the 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule Thursday, a 17-race season that provides continuity, adds a new event at Gateway Motorsports Park and confirms a multi-year agreement with Watkins Glen International.
By IndyCar Media
1:17AM ( 1 day ago )
Former Pres. Carter: presidential choices "quite unpopular"
The Latest on comments made by former President Jimmy Carter at a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Memphis.
9:37PM ( 4 days ago )