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16 hrs ago | Union-Recorder

Changes to school uniform policy

Changes are in place for the school uniform policy for Baldwin County Schools that allows more choices in colors for elementary students.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Baldwin, GA

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Baldwin deputies unravel pre-paid card scam

Parents purchasing pre-paid money cards for children heading off to college need to beware of a scam believed to be operating between Milledgeville and Atlanta.


Related Topix: Baldwin, GA, Milledgeville, GA, Baldwin County, GA, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014


Safe Routes to School network starts next summer

At the moment, six of the seven Baldwin County public schools are clustered together and cut off from residential areas by a trio of busy highways.


Related Topix: Baldwin County, GA, Georgia, Georgia Government, Family, Kids, Baldwin, GA

Mon Jul 21, 2014

News Nearby: Pregnant Woman Killed While Crossing Highway

A pregnant woman was killed while crossing the highway Sunday night in Habersham County, in northeast Georgia.


Related Topix: Habersham County, GA, Alto, GA

WTOC-TV Savannah

Police: Pregnant woman struck and killed crossing highway

Police said a pregnant woman was hit by a car as she tried to cross a highway in Hall County.


Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Alto, GA

Judy Moore

Judy Dotson Moore, 61, passed away Friday, July 11, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.


Related Topix: Clayton, GA, Rabun County, GA, Alto, GA, State Prisons, Prison, Arrendale State Prison, Habersham County, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Times

Wreck injuries not life-threatening

All three occupants involved in a two-vehicle crash in Lula on Tuesday came away from the collision without life-threatening injuries, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Jonathan S. Munger said Wednesday.


Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Lula, GA, Gainesville, GA, Alto, GA

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt

Margaret Virginia Poole Pruitt, age 94 of Homer, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.


Related Topix: Homer, GA, Georgia, Glascock County, GA, Mitchell, GA, Jackson County, GA, Maysville, GA, Baldwin, GA

Mon Jul 14, 2014

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Related Topix: Baldwin, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Motorcycle wreck kills Banks County man

An 18-year-old Banks County man died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident Tuesday night.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rev. Jewell Thomas Sr.

Rev. Jewell Dean Thomas, Sr., 78, passed away Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his residence.


Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Georgia, Agriculture, Science, Lula, GA, Wiley, GA, Rabun County, GA, Homer, GA

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Local murder case appeal heads to Ga. Supreme Court

Georgia Supreme Court oral arguments begin Monday in an October 2012 Baldwin County murder case.


Related Topix: Baldwin County, GA, Baldwin, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Banks County seeks information in July 4 shootings

The Banks County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying those responsible for a pair of Independence Day shooting incidents.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Georgia, Franklin County, GA

Early voting under way for run-off election

Early voting will be held through July 18 for the run-off election. The run-off election will be held Tuesday, July 22. Early voting is handled at the elections and voter registration office at 226 Candler Street, Homer.


Related Topix: Homer, GA, US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

Thu Jul 03, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Motorcyclists hurt in 3vehicle wreck

Two motorcyclists were hurt just before noon Thursday when their bikes collided with a minivan near Cornelia.


Related Topix: Cornelia, GA, Habersham County, GA, Alto, GA, Clarkesville, GA, Rabun County, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Former police investigator faces felony charges

A former police investigator has been charged with several child sex charges. Stephen Floyd Alexander, 39, of Lula was arrested late Tuesday night by deputies from the Banks County Sheriff's Office for two counts of aggravated child molestation, two counts of aggravated sodomy, and two counts of false imprisonment.


Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Lula, GA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Homer fireworks to light up sky Friday

The annul fireworks display will be presented by the Homer Fire Department at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 4. The fireworks will be set off at Banks County High School.


Related Topix: Homer, GA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Scales Creek to close Aug. 1

All operations at Scales Creek Country Club will halt after July 31. Equity Partners IV, LLC, plans to end its operations at the club, despite any action taken on its rezoning application.


Related Topix: Lughnasadh, Life, Holidays, Homer, GA


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