Tuesday October 6th, 2015 10:55AM
Paving work to begin Wednesday at Jewell/Butler parkways
Gainesville city officials are warning motorists to expect some delays Wednesday morning as Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) crews begin patching pavement at a major intersection.
10:05AM ( 50 minutes ago )
Hall Co. officials: Sardis Rd. repairs to take "at least two weeks"
Sardis Road, which was washed out Friday during the heavy rains, will remain closed for "at least two weeks" according to Hlal County officials.
10:00AM ( 55 minutes ago )
Oakwood unveils nearly $4M budget; some residents may face tax increase
The City of Oakwood unveiled a $3.9 million budget Monday night, which, if fully funded, could mean an increase in taxes for some property owners.
9:00AM ( 1 hour ago )
Great grandmother stabbed outside DFCS office in Lawrencville
Police say a man has been arrested in a stabbing outside a Division of Family and Children Services office.
8:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
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Hall Co. Planning Commission turns thumbs down on Dollar General for Ledan, Sardis area
After hearing from area residents concerned about the possible development of a Dollar General Store at a busy northwest Hall County intersection, the county planning commission said "no" to the project
6:06AM ( 4 hours ago )
Mt. Airy moves quickly toward occupying schoolhouse
After a quarter-century in the making, Mt. Airy officials are making renovation of the Mt. Airy Schoolhouse a reality.
5:24AM ( 5 hours ago )
Brenau's Erikson wins Oxford Center Award
Dr. Suzanne Erickson, dean of Brenau’s College of Business & Mass Communication, is one of 11 recipients of the 2015 Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs Fast Growth Award.
9:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Obama administration deports fewer immigrants over past 12 months than at any time since 2006
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.Deportations...
9:08AM ( 1 hour ago )
Dr. Ben Carson speaks with WDUN'S Bill and Joel about his new book "A More Perfect Union"
Dr. Ben Carson discusses his new book "A More Perfect Union" and his feeling that America is facing a constitutional crisis
8:35AM ( 2 hours ago )
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The Latest: Researcher recalls sensation caused by findings made by Japanese nobel laureate
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Latest developments in the announcements of the Nobel Prizes (all times local):___4:25 p.m.Guido Drexlin, a neutrino expert at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany, recall...
10:28AM ( 26 minutes ago )
Europe's top court says data stored on US servers not safe from spying, in blow to companies
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Europe's top court ruled Tuesday that data stored on U.S. servers isn't safe because of government spying, a giant blow to companies such as Facebook that might need to change the wa...
10:26AM ( 29 minutes ago )
Trial begins for NBA's Thabo Sefolosha, who was arrested during confrontation with NYC police
NEW YORK (AP) — Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a professional basketball player charged with resisting arrest and other crimes during a confrontation with police officers...
10:24AM ( 30 minutes ago )
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Region title deciders on the line? Could well be the case for Friday
We’re past the halfway point in the season, so it’s no wonder that this week brings with it a handful of contests that could well decide the destiny of a region crown and/or playoff positioning this weekend.
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5 things: What we learned from Week 6 of high school football
Here’s a look at five things we learned from Week 6 of the high school football season...
5:51PM ( 17 hours ago )
VIDEO: Gainesville makes most of six Salem turnovers to set up Lanier showdown
Gainesville expected a battle on Friday night at Salem...
11:41AM ( 2 days ago )
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Softball: Region tournaments finally back in action after rainouts
The weather has been as big a story as the teams themselves as region tournaments to fill the girls state softball brackets have been postponed twice in the last week due to rain.
12:18PM ( 1 hour from now )
Quinn getting message of starting fast through to Falcons
Coach Dan Quinn has been trying to get the Atlanta Falcons to start games fast...
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Hart says Braves 'will be better' following 67-win finish
The last time the Atlanta Braves finished below 70 wins was 1990, when they were in a rebuilding process based on pitching...
9:59AM ( 56 minutes ago )
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PepsiCo tops Wall Street expectations, boosted by price hikes and cost cutting
PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) — Smaller bags of potato chips and drinks that do not have Pepsi printed on them are helping push up PepsiCo's sales.PepsiCo Inc. said Tuesday that snack volume in North America ro...
10:28AM ( 26 minutes ago )
US trade deficit jumps 15.6 percent to $48.3 billion in August as exports fall to 3-year low
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit jumped sharply in August as exports fell to the lowest level in nearly three years while imports increased, led by a surge in shipments of cellphones from Chin...
10:21AM ( 33 minutes ago )
Amid rash of breaches, cost of cybercrime rising for companies in US and abroad, study shows
NEW YORK (AP) — Cybercrime costs are climbing for companies both in the U.S. and overseas amid a slew of high-profile breaches, according to research released Tuesday.A sixth-annual study by the Ponem...
10:19AM ( 35 minutes ago )
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'Once an activist, always an activist' _ Kate Shindle, new head of Actors' Equity
NEW YORK (AP) — One of the most powerful people on Broadway has a corner office with a stunning view of Times Square. But there's a catch: The salary is lousy.Kate Shindle, the newly elected president...
10:20AM ( 34 minutes ago )
'Scary Lucy' statue gets new role in Halloween display at mall near Lucille Ball's NY hometown
LAKEWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — It's a role "Scary Lucy" was born to play: Frightening people at Halloween.A bronze statue of Lucille Ball that drew worldwide scorn earlier this year for its unflattering depict...
9:58AM ( 56 minutes ago )
Asian cinema masterpieces, ferry tragedy and more at South Korean film festival
BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's second-largest city is in a festive mood as the Busan Film Festival passes the midpoint.The latter half of Asia's largest film festival will be spiced up with F...
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Freiberg, Hindman win CTSCC finale at Road Atlanta
Ashley Freiberg and Trent Hindman ended the Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge season on a winning note, capturing their first victory of the year in the No. 46 Fall-Line Motorsports IHG Rewards Club/Trim-Tex BMW M3.
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Boil water advisory issued for many Demorest users
Demorest Water System customers who experienced an outage or low pressure Sunday should boil water used for consumption or food preparation.
10:10PM ( 1 day ago )