Saturday February 22nd, 2020 8:41PM
Ga. Senator, U.S. Ag. Secretary announce program to bring high-speed internet to rural communities
A new program aimed at bringing high-speed internet to rural communities was announced Saturday afternoon by Georgia Senator David Perdue and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue.
5:50PM ( 2 hours ago )
Community input valued for a South Forsyth design initiative
The Forsyth County Department of Planning and Community Development is hoping to hear from the community about the future of South Forsyth’s Design Initiative. There will be an open house on Monday, February 24 at 8 p.m. at Sharon Springs Library.
2:00PM ( 6 hours ago )
Gunman who drove vehicle into lake after shooting at officers is identified
UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has identified the gunman from Friday's officer-involved shooting as John James Monahan, Jr., 26 of Ellabell, GA.
1:00PM ( 7 hours ago )
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Boys & Girls Club names its Youth of the Year
Jonlyn Forest was named the Youth of the Year last week by Boys & Girls Clubs of Lanier, the highest honor a club member has receive.
11:00AM ( 9 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN staff
Voter registration deadline for presidential primaries is Monday
Monday is the deadline to register to vote in Georgia's presidential primaries which will include school bond referendums and extension of an education sales tax in Gainesville and Hall County.
5:00AM ( 15 hours ago )
Wreck on wet roads results in destruction of Habersham County sign
A Clarkesville woman was cited after her vehicle went out of control on the wet road in the snow Thursday and destroyed the sign for the Habersham County Administration Building and Habersham County Parks & Recreation.
11:23PM ( 21 hours ago )
Truett McConnell awarded $100K grant for 'virtual hospital'
Truett McConnell University has received a $100,000 grant from the Georgia Baptist Health Care Ministry for use in establishing a "virtual hospital" at the school.
8:00PM ( 41 minutes ago )
Man convicted in 13-year-old rape after kit finally tested
Authorities say a 2007 rape case in Georgia has been closed after a sexual assault kit was finally tested
6:04PM ( 2 hours ago )
Georgians could vote on making it easier to sue governments
Georgians could get a chance to vote on making it easier to sue state government
5:30PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Rain halts NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Las Vegas
For the second straight week, Mother Nature has taken a hand in the running of a NASCAR event. Rain has brought today’s running of the NASCAR Xfinity Series...
8:30PM ( 11 minutes ago )
Girls basketball: LCA falls in GAPPS state finals for 3rd straight year
The Lanier Christian Academy girls were hoping the third time was the charm in their quest of the GAPPS state title...
8:20PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Golf: GHS takes 5th in 22-team Coal Mountain Classic
The Gainesville boys golf team opened its 2020 season with a solid showing at The Coal Mountain Classic at Hampton Golf Village...
7:34PM ( 1 hour ago )
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The Latest: Klobuchar upbeat after trailing in Nevada
Amy Klobuchar is telling supporters her presidential campaign has “exceeded expectations” and she plans to carry on, even as she trailed far behind several rivals in Saturday’s Nevada caucuses
8:08PM ( 33 minutes ago )
Sanders wins Nevada caucuses, takes national Democratic lead
Bernie Sanders has scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses
8:07PM ( 34 minutes ago )
Infections climb in South Korea as world fights virus
South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, and the death toll in Iran climbed to six in the wake of a new virus that started in China but has spread globally
7:57PM ( 44 minutes ago )
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In Brazil, fear of spreading police protests during Carnival
A violent police strike in northeastern Brazil has shed light on dissatisfaction among cops elsewhere in the country, with some forces threatening to protest as rowdy Carnival celebrations start
5:34PM ( 3 hours ago )
Milan Fashion Week carries on amid virus, economic concern
Runway shows are continuing on the fourth day of Milan Fashion Week as the itinerant fashion crowd took an analytical attitude toward the cases of the new virus from China clustered not far away in northern Italy
4:19PM ( 4 hours ago )
FDA approves drug that lowers cholesterol in a new way
U.S. regulators have approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who don't get enough help from widely used statin pills like Lipitor and Crestor
4:10PM ( 4 hours ago )
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Habitat for Humanity home dedication brings community together
At first glance the Copper Glen subdivision in Gainesville seems like your average neighborhood. And Jeremy and Sandy Roberts with their children might seem like an average family. But there is one aspect about these two things that separate them from average- and that’s their involvement with Habitat for Humanity for Hall County.
3:15PM ( 1 day ago )
NASCAR opens West Coast Swing at Las Vegas
For the second consecutive year Denny Hamlin has started his NASCAR Cup Series season in championship form, becoming only the fourth person in history to earn back-to-back Daytona 500 victories...
By Holly Cain-NASCAR Wire Service
6:00AM ( 1 day ago )
Trump looks for permanent national intelligence director
U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell is the nation's new acting top intelligence official, but he's expected to have only a short-term tenure
10:32AM ( 1 day ago )