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Friday January 19th, 2018 8:06AM
Clarkesville leaders pause to remember Councilman 'Coach' Bruce Lewallen
The Clarkesville City Council paused at the beginning of its work session Thursday to remember Councilman "Coach" Bruce Lewallen, 75, who died Wednesday, Jan. 17, after an extended illness.
6:03AM ( 1 hour ago )
House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim
The House has approved a bill preventing a weekend government shutdown, but the Senate prospects are dim.
11:47PM ( 7 hours ago )
Lavonia funeral set for former Georgia First Lady Betty Vandiver
A former Georgia first lady who worked to improve living conditions for Georgia’s disabled and mentally ill patients died Wednesday, Jan. 17.
8:37PM ( 11 hours ago )
Weather-related cancellations and closings for Friday
The threat of black ice on the roadways has resulted in several cancellations and delays for Friday, Jan. 19.
7:25PM ( 12 hours ago )
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Girl Scouts to honor Brawner as this year's Gainesville Woman of Distinction
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia will honor Ruby Brawner later this year as the 2018 Gainesville Woman of Distinction.
6:13PM ( 13 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Gainesville City Council members get first look at Green Street concept plan
While it may be years before Gainesville's historic Green Street gets a full face lift, a concept for the revitalization has now been made public.
6:10PM ( 13 hours ago )
Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming
Government scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino adding warmth.
5:39PM ( 14 hours ago )
South cleans up after unusually intense storm that killed 15
Southerners shoveled, scraped and plowed their way out of a snowy deep freeze that brought a region of mild winters to a standstill. At least 15 people have died, including 2 children.
5:25PM ( 14 hours ago )
Last week's pedestrian fatality on I-985 ruled suicide
A man hit and killed by a tractor trailer on I-985 in Gwinnett County last Friday morning is believed to have stepped in front of the rig on purpose.
1:57PM ( 17 hours ago )
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USPS officials want to hear from public about relocation of Green Street facility
The U.S. Postal Service main branch on Green Street in Gainesville might soon need to file a “Change of Address” form.
1:22PM ( 18 hours ago )
Amazon narrows list to 20 for second headquarters, Atlanta makes cut
​Amazon has narrowed its hunt for a second headquarters to 20 locations, concentrated among cities in the U.S. East and Midwest. Toronto made the list as well, keeping the company’s international options open.
1:01PM ( 18 hours ago )
Police: Credit card fraud suspects caught on camera in Sugar Hill
​Gwinnett County Police hope photos will help them identify the suspects who fraudulently used some lost credit cards.
12:50PM ( 18 hours ago )
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Snow, ice and record cold grip the South; at least 8 dead
A layer of snow and ice across the South has closed highways, schools and government offices and sent cars spinning and sliding off the road
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Girls basketball: Buford drops slugfest with Norcross, 62-58
The Buford girls basketball team dropped a 62-58 battle with Norcross on Monday in the MLK Classic at Peachtree Ridge High in Suwanee.
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