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Gainesville Chicken Festival dodges the weather
If anybody left the 11th Annual Spring Chicken Festival Saturday in downtown Gainesville hungry it was their own fault.
5:18PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
1:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Powerful earthquake strikes Nepal: Things to Know
A powerful earthquake struck the Nepal region on Saturday, causing widespread casualties and triggering an avalanche on Mount Everest.The key information known at this time:___HOW BAD IS THE DAMAGE?It...
12:45PM ( 5 hours ago )
Habitat for Humanity of Hall County turns corner with home #50
Maxine Harvey couldn’t speak; “Thank you” softly fell from her lips between sobs. The reality was setting in: she was now a homeowner, the recipient of the 50th house constructed by Habitat for Humanity of Hall County.
9:21AM ( 8 hours ago )
Annual summer burn ban begins May 1 in Hall, 56 other Ga. counties
If you have some outdoor burning planned, you have just a few days left to do it unless you want to wait until fall.
9:13AM ( 8 hours ago )
By Staff
Wet, stormy weather prompts several event cancelations
Several Saturday events have been postponed or canceled because of rain and the threat of severe weather.
7:59AM ( 9 hours ago )
Seven-foot bear breaks out of Ellijay garage
A 7-foot bear that accidentally got stuck in a North Georgia garage clawed its way out a window as a resident watched.
10:35AM ( 7 hours ago )
RMA cadet selected for STEM honor
Cadet SGT Adrian O'Sullivan, a Riverside Military Academy sophomore, has been selected for the 2015 Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders (CFSTL) to be held in Boston, Mass. June 28-30.
8:31AM ( 9 hours ago )
Severe storm threat increases Saturday afternoon
Another rainy day is in store for north Georgia, with the threat of severe weather Saturday afternoon.
7:48AM ( 10 hours ago )
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Nepal quake: Nearly 1,400 dead, Everest shaken
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Tens of thousands of people were spending the night in the open under a chilly and thunderous sky after a powerful earthquake devastated Nepal on Saturday, killing nearly 1,400...
5:35PM ( 15 minutes ago )
Love, cookies helped sisters lost in Michigan woods survive
CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters from Oklahoma and Nebraska said Saturday that they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the little fo...
5:30PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crac...
4:41PM ( 1 hour ago )
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Baseball: Sewell powers GHS past Apalachee, to 8-AAAAA title (VIDEO)
Coming into the final week of the season, Gainesville looked resigned to take a No. 2 seed from Region 8-AAAAA into next week’s state playoffs.
12:11PM ( 5 hours ago )
Elite Junior Showcase moved to Gainesville High for April 26
The Elite Junior Showcase Classic -- an opportunity for high school football players to display their abilities for assembeled recruiting services from throughout the southeast -- will hold a session on Sunday, April 26 at the Gainesville High practice fields (moved from the original location of City Park).
11:11AM ( 6 hours ago )
Baseball: Tigers knock off Lumpkin Co.; Indians fall to 3rd in 7-AAA
One day after being eliminated from the playoffs, the Dawson County baseball team exacted a measure of revenge on its arch-rival Friday.
10:15AM ( 7 hours ago )
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How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'
NEW YORK (AP) — He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. He used off-the-shelf software anyone can buy.Yet, if U.S. au...
3:33PM ( 2 hours ago )
Volkswagen chairman Piech resigns after dispute over CEO
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Ferdinand Piech, chairman of the board of Volkswagen AG and a major figure in the German auto industry, has stepped down after clashing with other board members over his crit...
2:36PM ( 3 hours ago )
Michigan vote tests pothole angst vs. will to raise taxes
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Drivers in the state that put the world on wheels are flat-out embarrassed by the state of their roads. Some are even scared.Mary Jo Walentovic was driving on a Detroit-area in...
12:25PM ( 5 hours ago )
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Off-Broadway play 'The Fantasticks' offered a lifeline
NEW YORK (AP) — The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the stalwart, lo...
3:20PM ( 2 hours ago )
Nearly 17 million watch Jenner interview
NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympian Bruce Jenner reached an audience of just under 17 million people for his declaration in an ABC News interview that he identifies as a woman.The Nielsen company said Sat...
3:19PM ( 2 hours ago )
Judge: Attending Pink concert didn't harm New Jersey girl
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A mom's decision to take her 11-year-old daughter to a Pink concert has a judge saying, "So what?"The New Jersey judge says the concert trip isn't evidence of bad parenting.NJ....
2:18PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Video explainer shows what a concussion is, how you can get one and what the effects are on the brain.
By The Associated Press
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Beckman tops Friday Funny Car qualifying at Houston
Jack Beckman raced to Royal Purple Raceway’s first three-second Funny Car run to close a record-setting qualifying session and take the qualifying lead Friday at the O’Reilly Auto Parts NHRA SpringNationals presented by Super Start Batteries
By NHRA Media
11:52PM ( 17 hours ago )
Youth Leadership Hall celebrates 10 years with largest class ever
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce is celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Youth Leadership Hall with the largest class ever.
By AccessWDUN Staff
1:00PM ( 4 hours ago )
UNG/Gainesville hosts student money management conference for state institutions
The University of North Georgia (UNG) Friday hosted student counselors, admissions officers, financial advisors and others from University System of Georgia (USG) institutions in a one-day conference about increasing financial literacy among high school and college students.
By AccessWDUN Staff
6:42PM ( 23 hours ago )