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Thursday September 3rd, 2015 5:29PM
Settlement reached for one Hall Co. firefighter injured in 2014 training accident
One of the Hall County firefighters injured in a training accident in July 2014 has reached a settlement with Sutphen Corporation, the company who manufactured the ladder truck that malfunctioned in the accident.
2:52PM ( 2 hours ago )
Ga. students perform better on SAT, national average drops
The Georgia Department of Education (DOE) reported Thursday that Georgia students’ SAT scores for 2015 increased five points, even as the national average dropped seven points.
2:05PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Robbery suspects arrested following intensive search
Hall County authorities said an intensive search Tuesday led to two suspects in an August 23 armed robbery in Lula.
1:07PM ( 4 hours ago )
Winder motorist killed in S. Hall wreck involving deer
Authorities have released the name of the man who died Thursday morning in a traffic accident involving a deer on Old Flowery Branch Road in Hall County.
11:42AM ( 5 hours ago )
Gainesville gang member arrested with $95K worth of meth
A Gainesville man is behind bars after authorities confiscated $95,200 worth of methamphetamine and a loaded semi-automatic pistol during a traffic stop.
11:02AM ( 6 hours ago )
Primex manager says safety is top priority, responds to OSHA citations
In response to a proposed fine and safety citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the manager of a plastics manufacturing facility in Oakwood issued a statement Wednesday, saying, "safety is a number one priority."
10:17AM ( 7 hours ago )
The Latest: Attorney for couples says defiant Kentucky clerk holds the keys to her jail cell
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):4:20 p.m.An attorney for the...
4:29PM ( 1 hour ago )
Special election planned in Clermont after no one qualified for a one city council post
A total of six candidates have qualified for two of the three Gainesville City Council seats to be voted on this year, while in Clermont, one city council post attracted no candidates, which means a special election will have to be held.
10:14AM ( 7 hours ago )
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Local/State
3 California correctional deputies arrested on suspicion of murder in jail inmate's death
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — An inmate at a county jail died of multiple blunt force injuries and three Northern California correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder in his death at a...
5:14PM ( 14 minutes ago )
With defiant Kentucky clerk in jail, her deputies promise judge they'll license gay marriages
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) — A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies agreed to comply with the law, ending a two-month chur...
5:04PM ( 24 minutes ago )
3 sentenced to jail for interstate overpass rock-throwing that injured Ohio teacher last year
LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three young men apologized to their victim on Thursday after a judge sentenced them to time behind bars for throwing a rock from an interstate overpass, striking the woman in the...
5:02PM ( 26 minutes ago )
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National
Trojans' focus is on themselves as they open season on road
Come Friday, it will be North Hall’s chance to see if it can slow down what has so far been a dominant and punishing Jefferson ground game. But Trojans’ coach David Bishop said that’s not his team's biggest priority as it prepares to open the 2015 campaign on the road against the Dragons.
8:01PM ( 2 hours from now )
Falcons head into region opener with unexpected QB battle
There was NO quarterback controversy for Flowery Branch coming into this season.
8:00PM ( 21 hours ago )
Win streak on the line, start of a campaign feature on air during Week 2
The talk will undoubtedly center on the number 42 this week -- when the real discussion should be on the football, which promises to be interesting indeed when Buford travels to face McEachern on Friday in Week 2 of the 2015 high school football season.
6:58PM ( 1 day ago )
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Friday Game Night
Judge nixes 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension for Tom Brady; NFL quickly appeals to 2nd Circuit
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady learned Thursday he will start the season on the field after a judge lifted the league's four-game suspension of the star quarterback for a scandal over deflated footballs, s...
3:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
SEC's title hopes may rest on an influx of new starting QBs
The Southeastern Conference has gone two whole years without winning a national title...
11:45AM ( 5 hours ago )
Justin Thomas looks to lead Ga Tech to another big season
Justin Thomas has a bunch of new guys around him heading into Thursday night's opener...
11:03AM ( 6 hours ago )
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Sports
Stocks edge higher as European Central Bank says it's ready to provide more support if needed
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks moved slightly higher Thursday as markets calmed after a recent bout of turmoil. Investors were encouraged by comments from European Central Bank policymakers, who said the...
4:31PM ( 57 minutes ago )
Why Friday's jobs report for August could affect Americans' financial lives
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Federal Reserve edging into the spotlight, Friday's jobs report for August could trigger eventual changes in Americans' financial lives.That's because a healthy job gain wou...
3:51PM ( 1 hour ago )
Windfalls, lost business, uncertainty _ US small businesses feel impact from China's economy
NEW YORK (AP) — China's economic problems have been a windfall for some U.S. small businesses — and pose a threat to others.A nearly 40 percent plunge in the Shanghai stock market since mid-June, a re...
3:45PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Business
Natalie Portman's directorial debut about Israel's founding years also tells personal story
JERUSALEM (AP) — In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth dur...
4:08PM ( 1 hour ago )
Heavy metal band Black Sabbath announce farewell tour kicking off next year
NEW YORK (AP) — After five decades, Black Sabbath will launch a farewell tour next year.The heavy metal band starring Ozzy Osbourne announced dates for its The End tour, which kicks off Jan. 20, 2016,...
3:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
6 times drugs were mentioned during the MTV Video Music Awards, from Miley Cyrus to Kanye West
NEW YORK (AP) — Sunday's MTV Video Music Awards were peppered with commercials warning young adults about the dangers of drugs — but during the show itself, drug references were almost as predominant...
3:18PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Entertainment
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Jarvis drives to NeSmith WRS win at Southern Raceway
Taylor Jarvis of Milton, Fla. drove Myers Yacht Sales Special to his third win of the season on Saturday night in the NeSmith Panhandle Challenge Series race at Southern Raceway in Milton, Fla. as part of Week 23 competition in the NeSmith Chevrolet Weekly Racing Series
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AAA: Lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade
Motorists in the southeastern United States should find the lowest Labor Day gas prices in a decade.
By AccessWDUN staff
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