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Yesterday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

Report details unaccompanied minors placed in Ga.; 85 of them in Hall Co.

A new federal report shows nearly 350 unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border have been placed with families in DeKalb County, the largest number in the state.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Cobb County, GA

Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

Body of woman found in Lake Allatoona

A boater found the body Sunday morning, prompting an investigation by the Cherokee County sheriff's office.

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Sunday | Daily Tribune News

Bartow wages among highest in NW Georgia

Carissa Shellhorse serves a Swheat Market customer during its busy lunch hour. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the service-providing industry employed 17,104 people in Bartow County for 2013 and paid out a total of $571,951,982 in annual wages for the year.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Whitfield County, GA, Gordon, GA, Wilkinson County, GA, Haralson, GA, Coweta County, GA, Cobb, GA, Sumter County, GA

Fri Aug 29, 2014

CBS Atlanta

Report details unaccompanied minors placed in Ga.

A new federal report shows nearly 350 unaccompanied minors apprehended at the border have been placed with families in DeKalb County, the largest number in the state.

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Related Topix: Dekalb County, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Cobb County, GA

Patch.com

Goodwill Opens New Bells Ferry Road Store

Goodwill of North Georgia, which provides employment services to more than 40,000 North Georgians each year, today celebrated the grand opening of its new Woodstock store.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Woodstock, GA, Dawsonville, GA, Dawson County, GA, Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

Soleil Laurel Canyon Acquires Additional Land for Expansion

Soleil Laurel Canyon is growing - and it's going to be bigger and better than ever.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

CBC News

Richard Dunn writes book about viral All By Myself lip-synch video

Richard Dunn's video of Celine Dion's "All By Myself" has received more than 20 million views and now he has released a book about the experience.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Inside Self-Storage

Stuf'N Storage Granted Approval to Expand Self-Storage Facility in Canton, GA

Stuf'N Storage received approval on Aug. 18 to add a new two-story building to its self-storage facility at 2820 Holly Springs Parkway in Canton, Ga.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Shawn Chastain races to Super Late Model win at Dixie

Shawn Chastain made the trip to Dixie Speedway's victory lane with a win in Saturday night's Super Late Model feature.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, GA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Patch.com

Cherokee Sheriff's Deputies Locate Missing Canton Man

UPDATE : Cherokee County sheriff's deputies have located a missing man who has a medical condition.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Survivor Casting Call in Atlanta Sept. 6

Are your daily challenges missing an island theme? Do you find yourself "voting off" neighbors and friends? Your boat to reality TV stardom may have finally arrived.

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Related Topix: Game Show, Survivor, Reality TV, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Woodstock, GA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

MDJonline.com

Judge transfers motion to recuse in appeals

The judge who presided over the felony trial of a former Cherokee School Board member, her husband and a political associate has transferred a motion to recuse herself from the case to another judge for a decision, "in an abundance of caution."

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Related Topix: Canton, GA

MDJonline.com

Bird enthusiasts observe hummingbird banding

'Hummingbird Whisperer' Julia Elliott holds a ruby-throated hummingbird during a banding event at the Smith-Gilbert Gardens, in Kennesaw, on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Cobb County, GA, Kennesaw, GA, Marietta, GA, Home Gardening, Home, Woodstock, GA, Entomology, Science

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Peach Pundit

In Quest for Ballot Access, Libertarian Candidate Gets Monday Hearing

Jeff Amason hopes to be on the ballot as a Libertarian in Georgia House District 21, which includes western Cherokee County.

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Related Topix: Death-Metal

Thu Aug 21, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

4 arrested in Cherokee Co. drug bust

The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office confirms four arrests have been made in a drug bust at a Canton home.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Canton, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

Dalton police investigate overnight stabbing

Police say the victim was talking on the phone, sitting outside of his apartment, when he saw two males wearing hooded sweatshirts.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Cobb County, GA

MyFoxAtlanta

DNR search and rescue training

DNR rangers conducted their annual search and rescue helicopter training Thursday at Tallulah Gorge State Park.

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Related Topix: Canton, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Cobb County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: 'Connectivity' may not be best argument for greenway routing

Every time that Athens-Clarke County's Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission sneezes, my neighborhood catches a virulent cold whose most dramatic symptom is an outbreak of a small feverish email war.

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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jim DeMint, US Politics, Woodstock, GA, Clarke County, GA, Athens, GA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marshall Independent

Lloyd Earl Grow, Jr.

SNELLVILLE, Ga. - Lloyd Earl Grow, Jr. 73, was laid to rest Thursday, Aug. 14, at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Canton, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Cherokee County puppy mill dogs ready to be adopted

Over 350 dogs seized in a puppy mill bust in Cherokee County earlier this year are ready to go to forever homes this weekend.

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Related Topix: Cumming, GA, Forsyth County, GA

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