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Feds: Deaths of 6 Poultry Plant Workers "Entirely Avoidable"
"A liquid nitrogen leak at a hall County poultry processing plant left six people dead, injured a dozen others today an update on the investigation. OSHA says the six deaths Foundation food Group in January were entirely avoidable and says the plant is to blame because workers had Not been trained on the deadly effects of exposure to liquid nitrogen. So when the odorless gas leaked into the plant workers had no idea what to do, and no safety measures were in place. In addition to the six people killed, a dozen more were injured. Sabrina Cubit
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"The Hall County Fire Department. Georgia Department of Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black says vegetable producers in South Georgia are dealing with lost crops because of all that severe weather this past Saturday. Bad situation these kind of events almost every year. See them. Uh, did clip from the heavy rains Standpoints Black, saying that heavy rain and hail did a number on everything from squashed a bell peppers to cabbage. There's more news it access Wdun. Now we'll look at the access Wdun forecast. Mix of sun and clouds Becoming mostly cloudy later in the day, southwest breeze High of 83 Partly cloudy 62 for tonight Partly sunny 83 tomorrow Friday 30% chance of early showers later, Partly sunny. Friday. 77 from the Access Wdun Weather Center. I'm meteorologist Tom Wetherby. 65 degrees right now in Brass Hilton in Helen. It's 63 65 in Gainesville. From North Gorgeous News. Talk. Am 5 50 FM. One of 2.9 wdun 80, 85 90 95. No, That's not the temperature outside that's inside your house. If you're a C dies, how well do you think you'll sleep that night? Hi. This is Berk from conditioned air systems. And if you want a good night's sleep all the time call condition near systems for complete tune up by one of our certified technicians. That way. When the temperature goes up, it will only be outside call 1 880, repair or visit conditioned air systems, com conditioned air systems and try and keeping North Georgia cool with your office Employees five or 500. You need also equipment and solutions that you can count on from multi function systems that copy print scan who workflow solution for effectively made. Eating your crucial information. Duplicating products is your ticket to a smoothly running awful Hello. I'm magnet with duplicating problems. Your local authorized dealer for cannon and seven office solution for more than 45 years. Now we have divided our clients with the very best available solutions and a genuine partnership. Take us out today at duplicating products dot com. The Martha Zoller Show is presented by Gainesville Mechanical on North Georgia's News dog am by 50 and FM one or 2.9. W do you in Supports massive tax increases. He honestly believes the federal government can spend the money you earn better than you can. Deficits.
3 killed in plane crash near Gainesville airport, northeast of Atlanta
"After a single engine plane crisis in Hall County Details from WSB Cheryl Castro. Investigators say the small plane crashed into a ravine in the area of Memorial. Hard drive in Atlanta Highway near Gainesville. WSB listener, Justin tells me he heard it from his nearby apartment. It was loud you can hear for sure, like a dumpster, hitting the ground real hard. Nearby home was also evacuated because of fuel that fell in the area. The American Red Cross is helping for adults and a child with temporary housing. The FAA says the plane took off from Gainesville on its way to Daytona Beach, Florida. Cheryl Castro 95.5 WSB WSB news time you 11
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"Okay, Justin, Aside for that commercial Neighborhood baked you banana nut bread. That's a wonderful neighbor to have. But we had a neighbor of backyard neighbor when I was in Raleigh, who baked Fresh bread and would bring over a hot, steaming loaf and we would just pull out the butter and we would consume just the entire look all that one sitting Oh, such great days. I loved having metabolism, right? There was much higher back and then do those days. I were 7 43 were 17 minutes away from eight o'clock moving straight ahead. Special celebration and we want to bring on Will Scofield Superintendent, the whole county school system and will. Good morning. Thanks for joining us today. Good morning. Hey, I think I need to walk over to my neighbor's house. I've never gotten either of those making me hungry. It's great to have neighbors like that, That's for sure. And you know you you folks there have a lot of talent in the whole county school system you really do and and talents that I'm discovering each and every day, for example, assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning Kevin Bales, lot of folks might know who that is, did not know he could sing big bird. They Happy birthday to you. Happy birthday, dear H e s d Happy birthday to you. So there you go. Happy birthday, Hall County School board and school district's been around since 18 71 You look good for 150. Tell you what they they certainly do. And we call Bales Sinatra of the system and wait. Don't wait. Don't unveiling very often, but he was in rare form last night. So way did we had a big celebration in the whole county school district last night? Let's listen, comparing contrast, Let's take a look at where we are today. When we look at the numbers as far a student population teachers that sort of thing, number of schools kind of run us through those numbers and give us a comparison from where we started. Well, of course in 18 71. It literally was a group of individuals. Five to be exact that got together for the first meeting and have the first meeting ever of the Hall County Board of Education, and they have one item on their agenda that night, and that was to elected president and then Did. The president went home until the next family met a month later. So there were no students. There was a board of education literally. There was a time in this nation and I try to remember remind my educational colleagues of this or public school meant moms and dads, aunts and uncles step parents got.
Workers reported a freezer problem before deadly nitrogen leak in Georgia
"Amid word that workers reported a freezer problem before. Four. Last week's deadly nitrogen leak at a hall county poultry plant. A state lawmaker vows to take action. Georgia always counts being number one for businesses, but we do not prioritize workers. State representative Be Wind says employees need recourse justice and a clear clear legal legal pathway pathway when when fear fear silences silences complaints complaints about about harassment harassment or or dangerous dangerous working working conditions. conditions. Georgia Georgia has has among among the the weakest weakest protections protections for for workers. workers. So So she's she's introducing introducing an an omnibus omnibus worker protection bill, which includes a civil remedy. We need fair wages, safe working conditions. And environments free from retaliation and abuse, including the threat of deportation. Veronica Waters, 95.5
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"About 1 40 this afternoon and so our crime scene unit was able to get in and start processing the seat. Now. The names of those who died have not yet been released at last report for people were still in the hospital. Three of those workers in critical condition the other Ah Hall County firefighter who is expected to be okay. Ah, fire last night that damaged double wide mobile home in North Hall County, displacing two adults and four Children that residents on Cleveland Highway near Honeysuckle Road had heavy smoke coming from the back of the building when the fire department arrived. Division chief Zack Brackett says the fire was extinguished pretty quickly. Nobody was injured. The American Red Cross called to assist the six people who lived in the mobile home The Georgia Lottery, bringing in more money for education than ever before Governor Brian Camp, announcing yesterday that the lottery brought in more than $730 million for the first half of the fiscal year, which started back on July, 2020. And you know it doesn't happen often. But members of the Hall County Commission complimented a rezoning applicant for the way it handled large number of people who initially were opposed to the plans in this room. Nobody spoke in opposition. In this, um, actually turned in opposition in Telluride Supporter supporter. Yes, Great Johnson. Soul Shine farms receiving unanimous approval at.
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"With his latest executive orders, the executive orders reopens the Affordable Care act insurance enrollment that President Trump had restricted. It also re examines orders that made it tough. Do enroll in Medicaid and reverses Trump's order that restricted abortion access in the U. S and overseas. There's nothing new that we're doing and the president saying basically the best way to describe it to undo the damage, Trump is done and the field ABC NEWS Washington Congressional Democrats are rejecting a Republican pitch to break President Biden's nearly $2 trillion pandemic relief proposal into smaller chunks. They say there isn't enough time with the economy in its current state to court. Republican support Senate majority Leader Charles Schumer. If our Republican colleagues decided to oppose this urgent and necessary legislation We will have to move forward without We have a responsibility. Help the American people fast. Particularly given these new economic numbers. The Senate will begin that work next week. The numbers Schumer refers to another 874,000. Americans filing first time claims for unemployment benefits Last week investigators of Fort Bliss, Texas, or looking into what made 11 soldiers on a field training exercise, fall sick, the base says the soldiers ingested an unknown substance. Two of the soldiers in critical condition. Six workers at a poultry processing plant in Gainesville, Georgia, were killed. 11 hospitalized with respiratory problems after a chemical leak Hall County Fire Department spokesman Zach Bracket the product in question.
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"Biden is pushing for a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill. Republicans don't want to go that high. Secretary Jen Psaki. We're not looking to split the package. That is not a proposal from the White House. I talked to the president about it this morning. That is not what our focus is or our intention is six people are dead, three others in critical condition after a liquid nitrogen leak at a poultry plant in Gainesville, Georgia. Hall County Fire Division chief Zack Brackett tells WSB volcanic fire services has transported nine patients to northeast Georgia Medical Center. Out of those patients, three were games with firefighters and one was a Hall County firefighter. And that was for an evaluation of respiratory complaints. No word on what caused the leak. Groundbreaking actor Cicely Tyson is dead. At 96. She earned an Oscar nomination for Sounder and Me's for the autobiography of Miss Teen Pittman In a 1994 AP interview. Tyson talked about her quest for the perfect role. I think the definitive one is yet to come. I don't know what it is, but I know it's out there. I should won a Tony when she was 88 published her first book, A memoir, just as I am Just this week. General Motors takes a big step toward electric. Mike Rossi has more. General Motors is pushing to go mostly electric over the next 14 years. The Detroit automaker announced an ambitious plan Thursday with the goal of producing mostly electric vehicles by 2035 by the end of 2025. GM says 40% of its US models will be battery electric vehicles. GM plans to include crossovers, SUV's sedans and trucks.
Liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia poultry plant kills 6
"Line is being investigated as a possible cause in today's deadly incident of the foundation Food group poultry plant in northeast Georgia Hall County Fire Chief Zack Bracket the product in question that was involved in this incident has been confirmed to be liquid nitrogen. At least six people were killed. Nearly a dozen others were sent to hospitals when leaked into the air, liquid nitrogen is capable of displacing breathable oxygen.
At least 6 dead, 3 in critical condition after liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia plant, NE of Atlanta
"Chemical leak of a food processing plant in Georgia and people have been killed. Fox is heaven. Brown reports. At least six people are dead after a leak of liquid nitrogen was discovered at the prime packed food processing plants in Gainesville, Georgia, northeast of Atlanta. It was the leak of unknown calls that has occurred in the system here. The calls will remain under investigation Zak bracket with the fire department in Hall County, Georgia, as there were no explosions or fires. Other employees are hospitalized in many others evacuated. They also are keeping vehicle traffic away from the scene.
Liquid nitrogen leak at Georgia poultry plant kills 6
"There are fatalities after hazardous materials emergency at a northeast Georgia poultry processing plant six people died after a liquid nitrogen leak at prime pack foods in Gainesville Georgia hall county fire chief Zach Brackett said firefighters arrived to find workers milling around outside some with injuries four firefighters were also injured with a bracket described as respiratory complaints a nearby school was locked down a spokesperson for northeast Georgia health system said multiple people were brought to the emergency room and five people died at the plant before they could be taken to the hospital Gainesville is the center of Georgia's poultry industry with thousands of employees working in multiple processing plants I'm Jennifer king
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"Hall County since 1968. Tapping into a brand new day list. Do we look like a far as our forecast is concerned? Here's John Weatherby Winter Storm warnings are close by accumulating snow Northeast Georgia Mountains We've got showers likely for today, mainly before one later cloudy higher 44 Partly cloudy 31 Tonight Tomorrow Sunshine 49 28 Saturday night Sunday Sunshine 51. Monday. Mostly cloudy 30% chance of afternoon showers. Higher 47 50% chance of showers. Monday night Tuesday partly sunny 20% chance of showers High of 50 from the Access Wdun Weather Center. I'm really rather just charm Weatherbee this little light rain in the north Georgia area for the most part that shower activity is well into the northeastern corner of our state Moving out of rape in county. Franklin County's Stevens County for is for the rest of the counties are concerned, really is cloud covered my CIA spit or two, but not much of anything else at the moment and temperatures above freezing. Thankfully, let's take a look at other conditions with sunshine expected this morning at 7 41. It'll set tonight at 5 42 humidity in 90% Crazy morning wins between 89 miles an hour just write back and forth there this morning. Take a look at temperatures as you mentioned above Freezing. Just about everywhere you go across the area includes Buford at 37 degrees checking in this morning with Blue Ridge Light rain Right now I'm Blue Ridge and 35. Gainesville Back 37 at North Georgia's News Talk Wdun. So far so good. The drive this morning and this look at traffic brought to you by Locos.
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"A deal is, it typically is? Yeah. And we have a survey question It access wdun com pertaining to the possibility of snow in our lives, and it's a simple Yes. No. And this morning we're asking Do you like it when it snows? And, uh, would you like to guess what people are saying. I think most people say yes, you are correct. 65% In fact, so far this morning of the year, so votes we've got in right now. 65% say. Yeah, man like that's no. Rest of them are pretty reasonable. People like me. You say no. There's a place you have to come out in it. You know you gotta work, No matter what you're like. No, I don't like it because I don't get to hang out at home and play and those of us those of you. You don't have a driveway that goes straight down into the street. I do like snow. I think it's pretty, but most of the time I'm like love. Gotta work extra work for me. And I'm whining about that. The Internet has cut down on a lot of that, because we don't lose to me. I would come in 83 34 o'clock in the morning on the weekend answer phones. And the last time I did that, I may be answered 10 calls and they're just because it's all online that you get it online. You got the Internet at that point? Yes. Do you like that? Lisa? Yes. Back an argument. Thank you my days. You get dozens, dozens of calls, and it was. It was non stop and we would be so upset. We're like, Just listen to the radio. I want to know right now. Well, my favorite college goes like this. Lo w do you and May I help you? Yeah. Ah Ah Ah! Hey, school's closed today. Yes. Quite a few. Do you have one in particular that you'd like to know About? What About what about in Hall County? Yeah, they're closed Today. East Hall is that a whole county school yet is then they're closed. Yeah, Second favorite. Is that supposed to snow tonight? What time's gonna start? I don't know. And then 10. Minutes later. Hey, what time's gonna start? Two in the morning. Okay. Thank you. Click. All right. Whatever. I don't know. Why don't you ask God He's in charge of this. Not me. Schedule these please. You haven't unnamed baseball coach High school baseball coach in the area and there was rain in the forecast he would call and say, What time is it supposed to start? Right? We just whenever gets around to it now you could look on your app right now, and it'll tell you it's supposed to be coming through it. X amount of time and all that kind of stuff. But back in those days, we did it. We're like, Coach way don't know. And I know he was trying to get the game in. Here's what if my, my wife ransoming the phone here's exactly what she would say. Oh, it's gonna It's sort of like it's sort like my husband taking out the trash. When he gets around to it. It'll happen. Maybe that's what Well anyhow. Well, we've talked about back in our day. So coming up just a second. Our next segment will be covering well becoming gas prices and we will be covering whether as well So stay with us If we hit your pants and get home, get forward their britches here in this move on now get a biscuit. We're burning daylight. Forecast is on the way We'll take a look at the roads this morning. See if any problems in your ways to make the drive and.
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"Immediately. That came yesterday. Details had access WGBH You win and coming up on North gorgeous news Tone This'll traffic reporter sponsored by the Hall County Tax Commissioner Still watch out for delays on 9 85 south bound south of you For Dr. There's been an accident about halfway between Buford Drive and the 85 merge. It looks like delays or easing up, But things are still gonna be slow between view for drive and the merge the rest of your road. So we're all looking clear the volume looking normal for this time of the morning. No delays right now on I 85 Georgia 400 or Peachtree Industrial Boulevard from the Access Wdun Hayes GMC Cadillac Traffic Center. I'm Caleb watching from January 12 to the 18th all state motor vehicle systems will be down if you have a January birthday or business renewal Renew early. More information at hall county tax dot org. Michelin man is encouraging drivers to put down the phone and keep their focus on the driver's seat. The Michelin pilot family of tires offer race inspired handling grip and cornering ability on both wet and dry pavement, so you'll have the confidence and uncompromising performance to dedicate your full attention to achieving black topless. Ask about the Michelin pilot family of tires at Oakwood Tire exit 17 off, I'd 9 85 at Atlanta Highway Secretary of State Brad Reference Burger works closely with investigators to secure your vote. The secretary added a license requirement to online absentee ballots, and he worked.
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"Foster Control The United States, Senators decided today with two run off elections in Georgia. President Trump's Is it a rally for Republicans? Kelly left, learned David Perdue in Dalton, Georgia. I want these two very special people to be elected on. I want to be clear. You know, if those of you that know how badly screwed we got I want to be clear that we can't let that happen again. President elect Biden in Atlanta campaigning for Jonah Soften Reverend Raphael Warnock When you vote for John and Raphael. You'll be sending two senators who will fight for you who put Georgia first. We'll put you first. If either Republican wins, they retain control of the Senate. Both Democrats. Winning means this 50 50, with Vice President Harris breaking any ties. There's new national lockdown and United Kingdom starting at midnight to last at least six weeks because of Corona virus spread. Americans listening to Fox names. George's talk. So you do when? Good Tuesday morning from the Access Wdun, honey Chevrolet newsroom. I'm D. J. Williams. Of course, we'll talk about the runoff election, but we also want you to know that there are some changes in the way business is being done in Hall County because of a rise in covert 19 cases. That story's just ahead. Still no problems on our roads around northeast Georgia so far this morning, I'm cable bludgeoned. I'll have the latest on traffic after news and weather Next rain chance Thursday. Showers likely Thursday night, and we're tracking those risks mornings on Main Street coming up on Wdun. Whole county, adjusting the way it does business with the general public and started with last night's Hall County Planning Commission meeting when planning director Sarah McQuaid chocked with Commission member in Light of the large number of covert 19 cases that we're seeing come in, right now County administration has made the decision that we delay hearing any public hearing items at today's meeting and look at alternative safety protocols for our our next schedule meetings changes that affect other depart. Then some whole county government actually start tomorrow. For more information On those changes, you could go to our website Access Wdun no face to face learning for the Gainesville City school system just yet. WD went. Austin Eller has an update on the start of second semester as the cove in 19 pandemic continues. A few hours after Hall County School District officials announced a virtual return to school this week, Gainesville School Superintendent Jeremy Williams made a similar announced. Meant starting Wednesday, Gainesville Students will have class in a remote instruction for Matt Williams says remote learning will continue through January, 15th individual schools will be responsible for distribution of Chromebooks for remote classes. Any students who are unable to participate in online classes will be provided packets that can be picked up at school buildings, by the way, a number of other school district's also delaying the start of face to face learning because of the cove in 19 pandemic. We have a list of those on our website. If you'd like to check those out, we are adding more this morning, by the way, Hospitalizations from Cove in 19 remain below the 300 mark at northeast Georgia Health System hospitals, but I see you, bed space remains critically low. As of yesterday, the latest numbers issued only to ICU beds available system wide. 293 patients being treated and house for covert 19. That was up from 289 on Sunday. WD When news time 6 34 phone call from President Trump to George's secretary of state, nothing more than a distraction to the what really matters to Georgia Republicans, and that's winning today. Senate runoff. Governor Brian Kemp, telling WD Yuen's Martha Zoller on morning talk yesterday. If GOP incumbents Kelly Leffler and David Perdue. We're going to win. Republicans can't set it home today. Pretty safe to say that Democrats have done a good job there in early voting. We're a little bit behind right now. It's gonna take a massive election day turnout from conservatives and Republicans to win this thing. The governor refused further comment on the phone call where the president apparently asked Brad Rapids Burger to find the necessary votes to reverse the outcome of Georgia's presidential election. The U. S Supreme Court agrees to hear the longtime legal batter battle rather over water rights between Georgia and Florida. We get more on that from GN ends Rob Stabler's since between the two states over water flowing through Georgia south, the Florida have festered for years. It finally resulted in a 2013 lawsuit in which Florida blames Georgia, especially farmers in the southern part of the state for siphoning off too much river water leading to the collapse of the oyster industry in Apalachicola Bay. But in 2019, a federal appeals judge ruled there wasn't enough evidence to show that connection. If the high court sides with Florida it could bring new water restrictions on how much farmers can use on their crops. Of course, North Georgia's Lake Lanier is a major part of the water basin at the center of the controversy. And Jay more farm market in Alto celebrates its 40th year in business Starting today, the produce market and bakery off Georgia 3 65 has been a long time local favorite and farm co owner general. Eckel says business isn't slowing down. Given the biker about it. Another 1000 square foot of kitchen area. And on. They need more wire house, too, So that's that's addition, Echols says due to the ongoing Corona virus pandemic, the family isn't planning any kind of major celebration for the 40 year anniversary at the moment, but they will have small events going on throughout the year. There's more news it access WD you When are you kidding me? It's a celebration Every time I go there I know for for real. I celebrate the pie kitchen, which thank goodness of getting more space to the bed. Yes, but I celebrate the boiled peanuts when my my son came in for a visit, and they went up there to shop. When he bought a big old bag of those brought it back here. My wife loved those things. I do, too, but they can flat lay waste to those things were good. And then Yeah, I just Good jams and jellies and in the fresh produce and season that you can get there. Just fantastic. It's all good. So anyhow, 40 years congratulations. I mean, they had a little business before that, where they had a nice little peach stand over on old Cornelia highway, but Well, this is really boomed. It is explode on me. All of the things they've been able to do creatively mean, you know the things they do with corn, maize, and in fall just brilliant and the tourism agritourism. They school groups that are able to tour and people can learn about. You know, Here's where your food actually comes from a manufacturer. It's grown and really the pandemic. Put a stop to those field trips that the kids usually get to get one. But my understanding is and there is a story online, right? Now we're going to do it a small business spotlight on them a little bit later on, But, um, busiest season ever even without, um Won't believe him without the kids being able to be there and and take tours. So you know they found a way to toe Have to make it a destination. It's a great place. You still do the corn maze. You could still do the Punkin Chunkin in the apple cannon. So you gotta love all that stuff. Yeah, they found a way to do that. Of course, Strawberries. Strawberries are next and then peaches So can't wait. Can't wait. Because when the strawberries arrives, ski season is right behind that, so I'm excited. That's how I just season. Yes, ours, King. Oh, Water still wait. What? No, no, no. Okay, not not the frozen water kind. Nothing. Bantam, But it is a is a true Jim to have them here. Such a such a pleasure to have them here. I were coming up in just a second. Take a look. What's happening there forecast for today. A breezy one. Put a couple extra rocks in your pocket to keep you on the ground. We'll talk about that. Get back to the drive.
District 2 Public Health outside of Atlanta receives first shipment of COVID-19 vaccine
"Health began distribution of their 975 Fizer vaccines yesterday and those air going to first responders in the area. Andrea Gaines is an RN supervisor and she actually had her first dose. On Friday. She says Not many side effects for her vaccine didn't hurt all the next day. I had a little bit stories, which we expect any vaccine. Had any problems. Since then. The health department set up a clinic at the Chick in the Woods AG center in Hall County to distribute the vaccines to first responders, Speaking at
Another week, another $400K drug bust in Hall County
Young siblings, 5 and 6, found dead in Hall County, metro Atlanta
"And his six year old sister dead in a home near near gains gains fell fell Friday Friday afternoon. afternoon. They They also also found found a a 26 26 year year old old woman woman with with serious serious injuries injuries sent sent her her to to the the hospital. hospital. Authorities Authorities have have not not said said if if she she is is related to the Children or what caused their death or the woman's injuries. They believe she may be a stabbing victim, but the why is still up in the air. President Donald Trump is
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"Ahead of last night's deadline for Georgia's recount of the presidential election Secretary of State Brad Raph INS burgers and he didn't see any big changes in the outcome for the election of seeing those substantial changes. The results from any county so far. And that's what we expected. Now. All 159 counties were supposed to be finished with that machine recount by midnight, the secretary of state's website shows 17 counties still need to report Keep in mind if you're looking at that, though those numbers are from 10 o'clock last night, we will get an update a little bit later on this morning when the Secretary of state holds press conference Well, we now know where President Trump plans to stage his rally for George's GOP Senate runoff candidates. GNN is Rob Stadler. With that update will be heading to South Georgia on Saturday to try and bring out the vote for incumbent Senator Statement. Purdue and Kelly Leffler, the president will be rallying in Valdosta. It's his first campaign style appearance since losing the White House to Joe Biden and will come a day after Vice President Mike Pence makes a stop for Purdue and Leffler in Savannah. Many Republican leaders In the state. Tell the HHC that they're concerned. Trump's repeated false claims of election fraud might end up persuading some in his base that it's not worth casting a vote. If the GOP loses both seats January, 5th Democrats will capture control of the Senate. Whole county voters who typically cast a ballot at Concord Baptist Church in Claremont can expect to change for that run off. The whole Cockney government, sending out a press release, saying voters will now cast ballots in the Chattahoochee Center. That precinct is directly across the road from Concord Baptist Church, now the changes only for voters who plan to cast a ballot on Election day for the runoff. If you're voting early in the Claremont area, and that's your precinct you do have a place is to vote to elsewhere. Therefore, early voting precincts to choose from in Hall County, you can see that full list it access Wdun early voting starting on December 14th. Wdun news time. Almost 705 Fugitive Wanted for murder arrested in for Psych County Tuesday night Wdun is Kimberly Sizemore tells us what happened. Fugitive wasn't on the run for long to Gwinnett Fugitive unit tracked him to Fowler parking for Sight County. There, they joined forces with the precise county sheriff's Office, and after a brief foot search, a canine named Hummer found him hiding in a dumpster. Really Galvez of Gainesville, was arrested and taken into custody. He's wanted as a murder suspect. After a shooting last July and nor cross. He's wanted by the G B I on charges of malice, murder and aggravated assault. He remains in the Gwinnett County Jail without bond against Phil. Man facing 76 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Following a year long investigation by the whole county Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's Office spokesman Derek Boo says 44 year old Mark Jason would was arrested in August of last year when investigators found a sexually explicit video of a minor during a search of Woods home. Investigators found an additional 75 images and videos relating to child sexual abuse on Woods Computer As the investigation continued, and then an additional image came from Woods. Personal cell phone. Would actually charged with those 76 additional counts. In June of this year. He was booked back into the Hall County Jail yesterday. He had been previously held in Texas. State fire investigators think arson the cause of a fire that damaged three apartments in a lake Mont Quadra plex on Tuesday morning. Raben County assistant fire chief Justin Up Church says one person was evaluated by medical personnel at the scene but was not taken to the hospital for treatment. He says the fire was spreading rapidly when units got to the scene but was brought under control in about 20 minutes. There are no local A bitch. Ooh, Aires To report this morning, you'll find more news that access Wdun appreciate that B. J and coming up a look at your forecast as we see milder temperatures for today, but some rain rolling in here by tomorrow we'll get to.
Woman from Sugar Hill, near Atlanta, killed in car accident
"After after the the Thanksgiving Thanksgiving holiday holiday travel travel period period got got underway. underway. 19 19 year year old old woman woman from from Sugar Sugar Hill Hill was was killed killed in in a a traffic traffic accident accident on on McKay McKay ever ever rode rode in in Hall Hall County Sergeant Charles Parker with the Georgia State Patrol. Identifying the victim is Sofia Garcia Parker says that Garcia's car was hit head on by a Toyota Corolla that crossed the center line. No charges are pending against the driver of the Toyota 28 year old Leonardo Cruise, Vanegas. He and a passenger in his car were injured both her from flowery Branch. Now, at this point in the holiday weekend, seven people have died on Georgia roadways. The other fatalities have happened mostly in South Georgia. The travel period does continue through Sunday. We're on the
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"Hutchins update in traffic after news and weather, the holiday weekend does have risks of showers, even some a better thunderstorms and wins the best chance that's coming up. Mornings on Main Street with Bill Main Good morning to everyone Happy Thanksgiving because of rising coronavirus numbers in Hall County Court officials canceling all jury trial scheduled for next week. A statement from the courts administrators, citing a spike in cases in the county statistics from the Georgia Department of Public Health show, 758 confirmed cases in Hall County over the last two weeks. Now, anybody who was supposed to have jury duty the week of November 30th Can call the clerks office with questions and get instructions on what to do. Speaking of jury trials, a transgender black woman filing a lawsuit against Georgia's prison system. CNN's Rob Stadler. With that story, Actually, Diamond says she was sexually assaulted by inmates and staff while incarcerated at coastal state men's prison in Savannah. Her lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections alleges she was assaulted 14 times and repeatedly harassed. It also claims she was denied treatment for her gender dysphoria, which led to her attempted suicide. She had landed back behind bars last year on a parole violation after serving time for Pawning associates. Stolen and 2011. Her lawsuit calls for a nominal compensatory and punitive damages against the defendants. Diamond had settled a similar lawsuit against the department in 2016. WD When used time 7 33 Banks, County commissioners, denying two applications this week that would have changed the zoning of 900 acres of some property in the eastern part of the county. Developer Jeff Grant spoke Tuesday night in favor of those request. He wants to build an industrial park on the property, but banks, County residents told commissioners they don't want development that changes their way of life in that rural part of the county. That's fourth generation Bennett Road resident Keith Kenneth Bennett, who was The most vocal against the rezoning, all county government officials reminding residents who live in the gains mill Road Athens Highway area to put a community meeting on their calendars. The December 5th meeting has been scheduled to discuss intersection improvements in that busy area. The county had suggested installing a traffic light at the intersection. But Georgia D O. T wants to build something called on our cut to prevent left turns from Gaines Mill on to Athens Highway instead as the cove in 19 pandemic continues, A number of retailers are closed today, and many will open tomorrow for annual black Friday deals, some in a limited capacity. Some regular shoppers will choose the shopping in person altogether. That includes Gainesville resident Blue still still says he does plan on doing most.
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"All clear. I'm Caleb Hudgens with another look at traffic after news and weather. The holiday weekend does have risks of showers, even someone better thunderstorms and wins the best chance. That's coming up mornings on Main Street. With Bill Main because of rising coronavirus numbers, Hall County Court officials decided to cancel all jury trial scheduled for next week. A statement from the courts coordinator, citing a spiking cases in the county. Statistics from the Georgia Department of Public Health Show. 758 confirmed cases in Hall County in the last two weeks Now, anybody who was supposed to have jury duty next week the week of November, 30th can call the Clerks office with any questions, a transgender black woman filed suit against Georgia's prison system. CNN's Rob Stadler has that story. Actually, Diamond says she was sexually assaulted by inmates and staff while incarcerated at coastal state men's prison in Savannah. Her lawsuit against the state Department of Corrections alleges she was assaulted 14 times and repeatedly harassed but also claims she was denied treatment for her gender dysphoria, which led to her attempted suicide. She had landed back behind bars last year on a parole violation after serving time for pawning a sauce. He had stolen in 2011. Her lawsuit calls for a nominal compensatory and punitive damages against the defendants. Diamond had settled a similar lawsuit against the department in 2016 Homicides in the city of Atlanta. Nearing numbers not seen in almost 2 to 2 decades, part May Officers started investigating the city's 130th homicide of 2020 on Tuesday, making the most since there were 148 murders in 2003 that does include a 40% increase in homicides over last year. Wdun news time 604 whole County government officials reminding residents who live in the gains mill Road Athens Highway area to put a community meeting on their calendars. The December 5th meeting's been scheduled to discuss intersection improvements in that busy area. The county had suggested in stolen a traffic light at the intersection. But Georgia D O T wants to build something called an art cut to prevent left turns from Gaines Mill on to Athens Highway. Get more details it access Wdun Hall County Sheriff's Office facilities are closed today and tomorrow and observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. But deputies will still be on duty answering calls for service if you do have an emergency Remember you're supposed to call 911 for emergencies. The dispatch number 770536 88 12. That's for none Emergencies..
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"Price tag for this new building to be covered by splashed seven funds Hall County Fire chief Chris Armstrong. My job is to give the men and women of Hall County fire services. Tools and equipment in the training that they need that actually make a difference in the field. Right? There is where the rubber meets the road. That's where the action happens. And this is our way of making sure that we're providing the new fire station to be situated next to the inference of Tad more Park, which has been getting some worked on done on it as well to help revitalize the entire area. And the company that makes that makes H P A C items in technology is planning to open a manufacturing plant in Hall County Dong one Tech Corporation based in Korea. Company planning to spend $700,000 on its new facility on Centennial driving gains film the company saying it will hire 40 people at the onset of the operation. There's more news it access W W went. Thank you much BJ and little bit later on this morning. I have this pack of Calories. So what is that? I have the limited edition Gingerbread Oreos. Thank you, too. Brian, who came by and I didn't realize this. It has five festive designs on the cookies. We get to pick pick which design because that does make a difference in habitation. Absolutely. Yeah, Absolutely. So, come on now, I guess maybe in six o'clock Our world will have a shot of these. So okay, I'll get a fresh coffee have not opened them yet. So they are. They're fresh to go. I am unbiased, Totally unbiased. By the way, it's 150 calories for two cookies in case you're curious, Okay? Right? Huh? It's worth it. Yeah, I went to grams of saturated, he says, don't count. Not at all. Not at all. That's what Christmas is all about. Well, not all about, but it's now It's a good portion of sides to go over that. No, I'm good. Okay. Thank you. It's actually in the name so Oh, yeah, Come on. I'm just a second forecast for you, as things get a little milder going into the weekend Saturday could see 70. Yeah, we'll talk about that. We'll get a look at what's going on with your drive and get an update on business news from Fox. This update here is brought to you, in part by Oakwood Tire and more and the Norton Agency. Able to be you in time. We're at 5 37. With mornings on Main Street For 92 years my family has seen North Georgia through recessions, Depressions,.
Atlanta - Vote Recounting Process Well Underway Across Georgia
"Of counties still working through the recount process for presidential ballots in Georgia, But Whole County has finished the job. All 91,035 ballots were sorted and recounted by six last night, a process that got underway Friday morning. Hall County spokeswoman Katie Crumley says 150 ballots still must be adjudicated. That process typically involves a review by a three member panel.
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"In both the Claremont area and in Haversham County over the weekend will have the updates on those and other news as well. The only problem we've had in our road so far over some horses have got in the roadway earlier in Hall County. I'm Caleb Hutchins. I'll have an update on traffic after news and weather grab the sunglasses. If you're out and about today, there's gonna be lots of sunshine and I got that coming up mornings on Main Street with Bill Main Good morning to everyone. Two men killed in a two vehicle crash early Saturday morning in the Claremont area. The Georgia State Patrol. Identifying the victims is 52 year old Randall Marshall Clark of Swanee and 75 Year old Hayward, Harrison Flanagan. Of Gainesville. The troopers say that Clark failed to maintain Lane on Cleveland Highway just north of Clark's Bridge Road, went into the opposing lane and hit the pick up truck being driven by Flanagan. Clark died at the scene. Mr Harrison dying at the hospital later. It was also a crash in western Haversham County yesterday morning involving utility vehicle WD wins Terror Broadly With that story, six year old Ryan Jonathan Sales of Dem arrest, died early Sunday morning after the utility vehicle he was driving crashed on Mineral Springs trail. Haversham County Coroner Casey make entire says Charles died at the scene as a result of a head injury he sustained when he lost control of the Polaris Ranger. He was operating and was thrown from the vehicle. No, their injuries were reported. One of the busiest intersections in north Georgia is Charge of 400 Browns Bridge Road and for Sight County. Well tomorrow, a ceremonial groundbreaking set for a new interchange that should ease some of the congestion, Although it's going to take a little while before it's finished. It's a joint project between for Sight County government and the Georgia Department of Transportation. Katie Strickland with Georgia D O T Gina Project is actually the overpass Bridge and the Ram said the actual interchanges where we come in with the funding element. On Gui are gonna work in tandem with the county. She says. The county portion of the project involves widening Brown's bridge road from two lanes to four on the approach to the intersection. Is all of this expected to be finished by 2023 few more folks on the road this past week that led to an increase in gas prices, according to Triple A, the agency says pump prices increased four cents to 1 96 a gallon and Hall County motorists.
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"G. N. N's Rob Stadler tells us this morning. The decision comes shortly after the state's two Republican senators Demanded that Brad reference Burger stepped down. Senators Kelly Leffler and David Perdue issued a joint statement saying that Brad Reference Burger the state's top elections, officials should resign immediately. The incumbent said the management of Georgia elections has become an embarrassment, saying there've been too many failures on reference Burgers watch, including last week's the to say While blame certainly lies elsewhere, including some counties, the buck ultimately stops with him. Reference, Burger responded by saying. The people of Georgia hired me to do this job and they'll be the one to fire. One of the victims of the cove in 19 pandemic is trial by jury and Whole County's no exception as the number of defendants now awaiting trial is over four figures. Criminal cases just don't close until they get called for jury trial and with jury trial suspended since March. We just had well over 1000 cases that have not closed down, so we're gonna have a significant backlog in Superior Court to dig out Next year. That's Hall County Court administrator Jason Stevenson. Addressing the whole county commission yesterday afternoon at a work session, Stevenson asking commissioners to approve $600,000 for video equipment. That will allow some of that big backlog to be handled through a virtual format as more learners are choosing remote and online education, Brunel University officials announcing they will close their Jacksonville, Florida campus. The Florida campus opened in 2015 officials, saying in a press for release Monday that the vast majority of students there are choosing online learning. The university will continue to operate its historic women's college in Gainesville, physical campuses in fair, burnin nor cross and it's all online program. Wdun news time. 5 30 for the Georgia Department of Corrections says a missing Phillips Transitional Center and made has been recaptured. WD went Alison Shields with the story in a social media statement, the Department of Corrections says 47 year old Brian Scott Murphy was recaptured in Walker County on October 27th. Murphy originally went missing on October 14th after he didn't return to the transitional center and Buford from his job in Gainesville. The transitional centre, which is located at Philip State Prison, aims to help residents make a successful transition back into the community, according to the Department of Corrections website. Murphy is serving a 20 year sentence for a burglary conviction from Catoosa County. A 61 year old man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when a brass Wilton woman shot him with a BB gun had a home on day Lily drive. According to Sheriff's Office spokesman Derek Booth 50 year old April Kathleen deals is accused of shooting the man in the chest with a BB gun, and before she shot him, bills hit him in the chest with the actual rifle physically. Following the incident, Hall County Fire Services took the man to northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Dills arrested and remains in the whole county jail with no bond booth says that deals in the victim lived together in the home where the incident took place. And police have jailed a woman in northwest Georgia accused of pretending to be an FBI agent to score a free fast food meals, saying she allegedly threatened to arrest restaurant workers if they did not serve her complimentary meals. According to a rock marked police arrest report. Kimberly Ragsdale has been charged with Impersonating a public officer following repeated attempts to get free meals at Chick fil A. Online restaurant are online records rather showing Ragsdale was booked into the jail. November 5th. She has been released on bond. There's more news that access Wdun Alright, Thank you much BJ forecast for the day gray with some moisture to come, and we're seeing a little bit misting right now around the North Georgia area. Will Keiko clerk took a closer look at it as we get into And this report coming up here in just a second with John whether to get your first look of the day. Also get a look at the road. So far so good and business news to start a brand new morning. This news brought in part by America's Benefit Insurance and Jackie Jones Christ for Dodge Deep Ram. Wdun time. 5 36 with mornings on Main Street Welcome..
Woman charged with shooting man with BB gun in Hall County, NE of Atlanta
"A 61 year old man was seriously injured Saturday afternoon when a brass Wilton woman shot him with a BB gun had a home on day Lily drive. According to Sheriff's Office spokesman Derek Booth 50 year old April Kathleen deals is accused of shooting the man in the chest with a BB gun, and before she shot him, bills hit him in the chest with the actual rifle physically. Following the incident, Hall County Fire Services took the man to northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. Dills arrested and remains in the whole county jail with no bond booth says that deals in the victim lived together in the home where the incident took
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"Conditioned air systems. If you're not comfortable, don't blame them. But do give them a call. They'll be glad to help. You were 21. Minutes after seven. Ugo PJs with us from the access Wdun Hardy Chevrolet newsroom. Thank you very much, Bill. Good morning. This hasn't happened in a long time. Georgia looks to be turning blue Joe Biden moving ahead of President Trump in Georgia's vote counts. Still, some votes left to be counted in eight different counties. Also, two men have now been charged in a fight that led to the death of a friend and a Gainesville residents last week, details that access W Did you win and coming up on North George's News thing, This traffic report is sponsored by Habitat Hall County restore that earlier problem we had on 85 South bound at Highway 53 has been cleared up, but a W D when traffic trooper telling us We have a new problem on I 85 north bound just north of Highway 53 in Jackson County, and that is causing some nor found delays that are going to probably start around the highway to 11 exit. Meanwhile, in Hall County, we have an accident on highway 3 65 south and a white soul for road. It's in a turning lane there so it shouldn't be causing many major delays. There's also an accident on the Near Islands Parkway, just off of 9 85, causing you some slowdown. And Barrow County. There's a wreck on Highway 2 11 at Mulberry Road and County Line, often road that is causing some heavy slow down both North and South Bound on highway 2 11 and Forsyth County. There's a record Buford Highway at Knuckles Road and Hawk Creek Parkway. Watch out for slow down there from the Access W D Win Hayes GMC Cadillac Traffic Center. Time cable, But you can get tax deductions for donations of furniture, flooring and more to the habitat. Hall County Restore the RESTORES A 23 80 Murphy Boulevard, Gainesville, bringing people together to build homes, Communities and hope Go Team. This is Jeff Williams, former red elephant.
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"School bus drives through hall county Georgia dropping off lunches to mostly low income Latino families right behind them in a car is Jody cast at every stop shoppers face masks to families do you have now you need to see the man at the door as for eight mass one for every person in the house I need to go get a few more I'll be right back okay yes Hanson over and moves on she's giving out so many mass she's running out guest is an epidemiologist with Emory University she says Latinos in hall county are getting infected at roughly double the rate of everybody else many of this manic workers work in the poultry industry and said there is a large connection between that industry and the number of people who are testing positive for Kevin nineteen she says are several factors driving the outbreak at the hall county poultry plants many worked on production lines virtually elbow to elbow add to that cramped living conditions sometimes as many as fifteen people in a single house there in crowded conditions but during the day and when they're at home and that's just a breeding ground for Kevin nineteen deceit inside of a community and just as some Latinos are reluctant to get tested because they or their family members are in the country illegally hall county has one of the highest rates of cove in nineteen in Georgia this is a huge concern for officials the poultry industry contributes some eighteen billion dollars a year to Georgia's economy the state agriculture commissioner Gary black says the outbreak isn't because of working conditions he blames how the employees live you can say that where there have been some elevated cases the facts are it's not happening at work it's happening after hours across the south outbreaks of poultry processing plants are driving new coronavirus hot spots in Alabama seventy five workers tested positive at a poultry plant in Mississippi coronavirus infections are surging in two counties that are poultry hubs Georgia's poultry plants black says are now doing a great job mitigating the spread of the corona virus including temperature checks requiring face masks and putting up disposable plastic curtains between workstations it's our motion and thoroughly acceptable from the standpoint of providing that extra little bit of coverage for the employee but in North Carolina Tyson foods made many of these changes even so it reported this week that nearly six hundred workers tested positive for chronic virus at one of its chicken plants NPR heard from poaching please across the southeast they asked remain anonymous because they fear retaliation one worker in Georgia says as late as April employees were arriving at our plant coughing and with a fever she says company bosses told sick workers to apply for unemployment but many didn't qualify because of their immigration status another woman worked at a Georgia poultry plant until February right before the corona virus outbreak the matter it if you tell the boss you don't feel well the responses keep working she says a third woman works at a Tyson foods plant in Mississippi as a cleaner on the graveyard shift she says Tyson gives employees face mask to protect from coronavirus yeah while it will not allow Capital One of the man I'm scared but if I don't work if you will she says she hasn't heard about Tyson giving sick pay in a statement Tyson says it's installed state of the art health checkpoints and is paying workers ninety percent of their normal wage if they test positive for Kobe in nineteen some companies are doing more one Carlos Lemus owns two chicken plants in Georgia he range for all these employees including himself to get tested is needed and not one of the things that we did is that we try to get our leaders to do it first so they can see that we gonna do when we when we are with them he says workers who test positive are sent home with full pay employees with family members that have coronavirus are sent home with two thirds of their pay he hopes these measures will slow the virus is spread for NPR news I'm Emily green in Atlanta this is All Things Considered on WNYC I'm David first certain American communities are hit by the coronavirus harder than others and just ahead we'll hear about who is dying during this pandemic and the centers for disease control and prevention has come out with a dashboard to collect testing data across the U. S. but this dashboard is mixing different data types which may distort the results we'll hear more about that still ahead here on WNYC WNYC is supported by the visiting nurse service of New York the M. S. N. Y. provides nurses therapists and home health aides and help your loved.
Atlanta - Gainesville-Hall County emerges as COVID-19 hotspot
"Governor camp is Georgia looking at a second wave of the cove at nineteen away if we don't have here when the temperatures start rising number whatever it is that all all the the the the spread spread more more quickly quickly come come back back we we just just got got to to be be ready ready and and prepared prepared to to deal deal with with as as a a governor governor visit visit how how did did hardest hit Dougherty county today he wore the Gainesville hall county areas in emerging hot spot with many sick poultry workers there
Deputy Dixon laid to rest in Gainesville, remembered as 'a hero, a great man'
"The funeral for Nicholas Blaine Dixon the hall county deputy killed in the line of duty draws thousands of mourners toward Gainesville church your me Dixon gets choked up remembering his older brother he is a hero a great man thousands were in attendance to pay their respects to deputy Dixon including sheriff Gerald couch for the Dixon family we know that your loss is simply beyond measure Nixon was shot and killed Sunday night while chasing burglary suspects long Jesse jewel parkway in Gainesville for teens have been charged in his
Bill Clinton hits Trump administration policy separating immigrant families
"Of a loved one and you oftentimes wonder what was he thinking who'd he cry for who did he more for no one was there to help gephardt's jury selection is set to start monday morning veronica waters wsb we've got seventy degrees right now on peachtree street it is partly cloudy out there partly cloudy skies will be moving towards sunrise atlanta's most accurate and dependable forecast is coming up a hall county couple pleading for the safe return of their little dog named bear bear was in the couple's car that was stolen from in front of their house sunday morning channel two action news reporter nefer tj quiz tells us what the car looked like you've got away in the couple's two thousand twelve silver honda with a georgia plate that reads t and p six eight eight the four door car has body damage to the bumper and the rear passenger side we'll well meantime deputies telling us that there also currently searching the area for possible witnesses as well as an easter valence video now that thief is a woman who was wearing only a yellow towel when she took the car from in front of the home breaking news i i this is w sp twenty four hour continuing news there's growing concern on both sides of the aisle about the trump administration zero tolerance integration policy and the forced separation of families at the border president bill clinton tweeting these children should not be a negotiating tool and reuniting them with their families would reaffirm america's belief and support of all parents who love their children first lady melania trump comedy for the first time publicly on the issue saying quote she hopes both sides of the aisle can finally come together to achieve successful immigration reform that's abc's marcus more reporting former first lady barbara laura bush also weighing in calling the separations cruel and immoral today is the day wsb's jamie dupree returns to the airways using a computer generated voice now here's what jamie sounds like now without is new two point oh synthesize voice i the ball can out a little now.
Eggleston, Clayton County and Officer discussed on 11177 Show
"A two year old girl is dead and a five month old baby is critical at eggleston after a hit and run driver in a blue sedan with new york plates ran an suv off of i seventy five in clayton county the tenth officer involved shooting in georgia in the last ten days leaves a dui suspect dead and a college park cop hospitalized with a broken arm and a head injury no motive and no suspects in the weekend murder of a buford man outside his gwinnett county home evil is how hall county sheriff gerald couch describes the sniper who killed himself after opening fire on seven cars last friday along georgia highway three sixty five evacuations continue on hawaii's big island as lava shoots out of the ground from additional fishers that opened up over the weekend near the volcano major league baseball giants beat the brave four to three completing a sweep of their weekend series at suntrust park aaa gwinnett.