Thursday March 23rd, 2017 10:18AM
GOP health bill on the brink hours from House showdown vote
Crunch time has arrived for the much-debated _ and at times maligned _ Republican health care overhaul bill designed to replace former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act
9:38AM ( 23 minutes ago )
UNG kicks off participation in University System's health challenge
The University System of Georgia has launched a system-wide health challenge, inviting all institutions to participate.
8:36AM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Applications for US jobless aid rise to still-low 258,000
Applications for US unemployment benefits rise to still-low 258,000, a sign layoffs are low
8:32AM ( 1 hour ago )
GDOL: State jobless rate drops to 5.3% for February, state sets record for number of people employed
The statewide unemployment rate for February declined by two-tenths of a point, while Georgia set new record highs for people employed and size of the state labor force
6:28AM ( 3 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Public's help sought solving Royston barn arson
State fire investigators hope the public can help them solve an arson fire that destroyed a hay and cattle barn in Madison County on Sunday, March 19.
4:07AM ( 5 hours ago )
Three people transported for treatment after wreck outside Cornelia
What was a reported as a head-on wreck with possible serious injuries just outside Cornelia Wednesday afternoon wasn't as bad as feared, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
10:13PM ( 11 hours ago )
Banks County makes kidnapping arrest within an hour of incident
A Commerce man is jailed in Banks County after allegedly kidnapping his fiancee's young child Wednesday.
9:03PM ( 12 hours ago )
Portions of Big Creek Greenway closed due to storm damage
Two portions of the Big Creek Greenway in Forsyth County are closed due to storm damage that happened Tuesday night.
4:28PM ( 17 hours ago )
Georgia lawmakers OK $49 billion budget with teacher raises
​Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a 2 percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under a state spending plan approved Wednesday by the General Assembly.
3:56PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Ales have it! Lawmakers approve Georgia's brewery bill
​Cheers! Lawmakers have approved the Georgia brewery bill.
3:47PM ( 18 hours ago )
After surgery, Georgia senator could miss crucial votes
​Sen. Johnny Isakson is recuperating from his second back surgery this year at his Georgia home, complicating Republican leaders' plans as they count the votes for the GOP health care overhaul and a Supreme Court nominee.
3:43PM ( 18 hours ago )
Oakwood man arrested, charged in $15k jewelry theft
An Oakwood man is charged with burglary in the first degree after he allegedly stole $15,000 worth of jewelry.
2:07PM ( 19 hours ago )
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Deal recognizes Pendergrass plant
Gov. Nathan Deal, in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, recently presented 24 businesses, including one in Pendergrass, with GLOBE (Georgia Launching Opportunities By Exporting) Awards at the 2017 Go Global reception.
By AccessWDUN staff
4:30PM ( 3 days ago )
Baseball: Branch edges out Johnson, 5-4
Flowery Branch baseball used a sac fly in the bottom of the seventh to pull out a 5-4 win over Johnson on Wednesday in Flowery Branch.
By AccessWDUN Staff
9:09AM ( 53 minutes ago )