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Wednesday April 1st, 2015 9:22PM
Gainesville fire crews battle Park St. house fire
The Gainesville Fire Department was called to the scene of a residential fire near Brenau University Wednesday afternoon.
8:51PM ( 31 minutes ago )
NGMC Braselton accepts first patients on opening day
Northeast Georgia Medical Center (NGMC) Braselton opened for its very first day of operation at 7 a.m. on April 1 and promptly admitted the hospital's first two patients.
1:18PM ( 8 hours ago )
By AccessWDUN
Gwinnett police search for man who robbed pizza restaurant, coffee shop
Gwinnett County police are hoping the release of surveillance photos can help as they try to track down a man they believe responsible for the armed hold-up of a pizza delivery store a week ago.
12:12PM ( 9 hours ago )
Fireworks bill resurrected, passes Georgia Senate
The Georgia Senate has passed a bill legalizing the sale of fireworks in the state.
11:38AM ( 9 hours ago )
By The Associated Press
Buford man killed in early morning crash
A Buford man was killed in an early morning car crash Wednesday on Shadburn Ferry Road near Buford Dam Road.
9:49AM ( 11 hours ago )
Hall Co.: New Ga. 365 traffic light becoming operational
The Georgia Department of Transportation is activating a new traffic signal on Georgia 365 north of Gainesville Thursday.
8:29AM ( 12 hours ago )
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez indicted on corruption charges
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bob Menendez, the son of Cuban immigrants who rose to become one of the highest-ranking Hispanic members of Congress, was charged Wednesday with accepting nearly $1 million in g...
8:54PM ( 27 minutes ago )
McDonald's: Workers to get pay hikes at company-owned stores
NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's says it's raising pay for workers at company-owned U.S. restaurants, making it the latest employer to sweeten worker incentives in an improving economy.The fast-food chain o...
8:53PM ( 28 minutes ago )
Arkansas Senate approves updated religious-objections bill
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious-objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics that included his own so...
8:52PM ( 29 minutes ago )
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10 Things to Know for Thursday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday:1. NEW JERSEY SENATOR INDICTED ON CORRUPTION CHARGESDemocrat Bob Menendez allegedly performed...
9:01PM ( 20 minutes ago )
Police: Gunman in medical office murder-suicide left a note
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say a Central California man who killed the mother of his five children at a medical office before turning the gun on himself left behind a suicide note.Fresno poli...
9:00PM ( 21 minutes ago )
Getty oil heir's death latest in string of family tragedies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's a family name that has long been associated with unimaginable wealth and sometimes unspeakable tragedy.The mysterious death of J. Paul Getty's grandson Andrew Getty is just the...
8:59PM ( 22 minutes ago )
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Baseball: Wolves rally past North Hall in extra innings
North Hall got the timely hitting, turned two double plays on defense, and got seven innings from starter Josh Hammond. It was everything coach Trent Mongero said the Trojans needed to have a chance to knock off No. 1 Buford Wednesday at McQuaig Field. It still wasn’t enough.
8:59PM ( 23 minutes ago )
Steve Sweat retiring as coach at Dawson County
Dawson County girls basketball coach Steve Sweat joined the April 1, 2015 edition of Game On with Katie B. Davis to elaborate on his decision to retire from coaching and teaching.
7:03PM ( 2 hours ago )
Swansey hired to take over West Hall boys basketball
Flowery Branch fans remember his dominating performances; Georgia Bulldogs fans remember his season-changing shot; now West Hall basketball hopes Zac Swansey can help provide its fans with some similarly unforgettable moments -- from a different place on the court.
6:48PM ( 2 hours ago )
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Allegiant Air pilots strike averted by court ruling
Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air were prevented in their plans to strike Thursday after a federal court issued a temporary restraining order.The Las Vegas-based airline had gone to court to bl...
7:28PM ( 1 hour ago )
11 former Atlanta educators convicted in cheating scandal
ATLANTA (AP) — In one of the biggest cheating scandals of its kind in the U.S., 11 former Atlanta public school educators were convicted Wednesday of racketeering for their role in a scheme to inflate...
6:37PM ( 2 hours ago )
Hot cars at the New York International Auto Show
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York International Auto Show opens this week with a mix of mainstream sedans and glitzier models from automakers across the globe.There are a handful of new midsize cars and co...
6:06PM ( 3 hours ago )
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Lucy Lawless is bewitching as a newcomer to WGN's 'Salem'
NEW YORK (AP) — As if there weren't enough upheaval in 17th-Century Salem, Massachusetts, this haunted village is about to welcome Lucy Lawless.Celebrated for such unflinching performances as Xena, Wa...
8:52PM ( 29 minutes ago )
Antiquities looted from India end up at Honolulu museum
HONOLULU (AP) — An international investigation into antiquities looted from India and smuggled into the United States has taken authorities to the Honolulu Museum of Art.The museum on Wednesday handed...
8:38PM ( 43 minutes ago )
No more 'no girls allowed' at Spike
NEW YORK (AP) — With this week's premiere of a series based on Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight" show feature of lip sync-dueling celebrities, the Spike television network is throwing open the door of its boys...
3:35PM ( 5 hours ago )
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A state-by-state look at marijuana laws
An AP interactive looks at marijuana laws by state.
By The Associated Press
8:03AM ( 13 hours ago )
Timm outduels Bell for CARS Southern National win
The CARS Racing Tour opened their season with a new look Saturday night, featuring both a Super Late Model feature and a Late Model Stock race at Southern National Motorsports Park in Lucama, N.C.
By Chris Ragle
12:00PM ( 1 day ago )
Huge crowd shows up for sneak peek at new hospital
The official opening of Northeast Georgia Medical Center-Braselton doesn't happen until Wednesday, but the hospital held an open house for the community Sunday, and thousands of people showed up to see the new facility.
6:44AM ( 2 days ago )
WHHS students spruce up Elachee playground
Students from West Hall High School's SkillsUSA class recently spent a day sprucing up the playground at Elachee Nature Science Center
By Staff
1:15PM ( 1 day ago )