Tuesday April 25th, 2017 10:37AM
Martin Elementary evacuated as precaution, smoke reported in building
​Students, faculty and staff of Martin Elementary School in Flowery Branch evacuated safely Tuesday morning after a report of smoke in the building, a school official said.
10:29AM ( 5 minutes ago )
Gov't shutdown, health bill rescue at stake in Congress
President Donald Trump is backing away from earlier demands that Congress include money for building a wall along the Mexican border in a must-pass spending bill
9:46AM ( 47 minutes ago )
Republican Hill announces intent to run for Governor
Georgia U.S. Senator Hunter Hill announced Tuesday he plans to run for Governor.
9:36AM ( 58 minutes ago )
Hall County School District officials set two public hearings for South Hall redistricting
The Hall County School Board has approved two public meetings next month for the purpose of getting feedback on the planned redistricting in the South Hall area.
9:05AM ( 1 hour ago )
By AccessWDUN Staff
Atlanta street to close for 24 hours as overpass is rebuilt
A major thoroughfare through the heart of Atlanta is scheduled to close for 24 hours as part of a massive project to rebuild a nearby Interstate 85 overpass
8:40AM ( 1 hour ago )
Lawsuit: 2015 Georgia redistricting violated black voters' rights
Georgia lawmakers violated federal voting rights law by moving black voters out and white voters in to two state House districts in 2015, according to a lawsuit filed Monday that calls the mid-decade redistricting an effort to protect white Republican incumbents.
7:47AM ( 2 hours ago )
By Associated Press
Overcoming Opioids: Special schools help teens stay clean
For teenagers in treatment for addiction, returning to school means resisting offers to get high with old friends
7:03AM ( 3 hours ago )
Ledan, Sardis Road roundabout moves forward at Hall Commission work session
A proposed roundabout at a busy North Hall intersection is one step closer to reality following action taken Monday afternoon at the County Commission work session.
9:58PM ( 12 hours ago )
Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary
The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market.
8:55PM ( 13 hours ago )
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2 die in car that hit special needs school bus; students OK
Georgia police say two people died when their car drove under a special needs school bus, while the four students in the bus were shaken up but unhurt
8:11PM ( 14 hours ago )
4 teens killed, 1 injured in Georgia crash
Police in Georgia say four teenage boys died and a teenage girl was injured when their SUV collided with a tractor-trailer
7:44PM ( 14 hours ago )
GBI: Foul play not suspected in Mt. Airy death
Initial results of an autopsy performed by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation State Crime Lab in Decatur on a woman who died at a Mt. Airy home last week revealed no signs of wrongdoing in her death.
6:45PM ( 15 hours ago )
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Forsyth County authorities uncover possible drug trafficking at scene of fatal overdose
Forsyth County authorities said they found what they called large amounts of suspected drugs at the scene of a fatal overdose over the weekend.
7:25AM ( 1 day ago )
Baseball: Final weekend of regular season set for an exciting finish
The regular season of the 2017 baseball campaign will come what should be an exciting finish Friday with over a dozen teams (counting Class A power rankings) fighting for playoff positioning that could determine their playoff fates...
10:06AM ( 4 days ago )