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6 hrs ago | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Monica Cook

AKWESASNE – Mrs. Monica Cook, 102, a native of Akwesasne, currently residing in Grayson, Georgia, passed away Friday morning, July 25, 2014 at the home of her daughter, where she had been residing for the past several years.

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Related Topix: Grayson, GA

Sun Jul 27, 2014

NorthlandsNewscenter.com

Lark of Duluth to be featured in WI festival celebrating 100 years of commercial aviation

The original Lark of Duluth, owned by Duluthians Julius Barnes and W.D. Jones, made the first historic commercial flight across Tampa Bay on January 1st, 1914.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Barrow County News

Bioscience authority to move forward

The Georgia Bioscience Joint Development Authority met at the Winder Community Center on Thursday for the first time, with a quorum, since last September and reaffirmed the need for the authority while planning out the steps to move forward with the authority's goals.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Winder, GA

The Times

Martial arts champs of all ages compete in Riverside event

Three area residents won trophies at Friday's "Cho Dan" - Korean for black belt - competition.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Suwanee, GA, Braselton, GA, Jackson County, GA, Sugar Hill, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Crimson And Cream Machine

Oklahoma Sooners Football | Orlando Brown Qualifies Academically, Headed To Norman

The Oklahoma Sooners are continuing to funnel signees onto campus. The most recent addition to the list is none other than Orlando Brown Jr. a 6-7 340lbs offensive tackle prospect who has now qualified academically.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Lawrenceville babysitter wakes up to house fire

A 15-year-old girl was babysitting two small children Friday, ages 2 and 3, and all three had fallen asleep in an upstairs room.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lawrenceville, GA

Patch.com

Snellville Citizens Police Academy Looking for Applicants

The city's police department is now accepting applications for the 18th session of the Citizens Police Academy.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Swafford plans fundraiser Sat.

Now that the Republicans have settled on their U.S. Senate nominee, the Libertarian candidate, Amanda Swafford of Flowery Branch, is wasting no time gearing up for the campaign ahead.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Flowery Branch, GA, Buford, GA

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Patch.com

Rooftop AC Units Valued at $17K Stolen from Dacula Building

Someone stole two air-conditioning units from the roof of a building on Dacula Road that has been unoccupied since October 2012.

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Related Topix: Dacula, GA

BroadwayWorld.com

Tap-a-cetic to Perform at the Gwinnett Center, 8/8-10

Brandon Chitwood, Co-Artistic Director of Southern Ballet Theatre, announces that TAPACETIC will be presented from Friday, August 8th, through Sunday, August 10th, at the Gwinnett Center, Performing Arts Center, 6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Duluth, GA

Examiner.com

Back to school with some sense and self-defense

Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special. Classes are available for kids and adults, so check them out! Snellville Chi Kwang Do is having a back-to-school special.

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Related Topix: Snellville, GA, Life, Self Defense

Patch.com

What's the Asking Price? Swim, Tennis, Golf and Move-In Ready

Here's an inside look at an area home listed for sale on Zillow.com . This home at 704 Laurel West Court in Dacula has 5 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms and 3,600 square feet.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Dacula, GA

Patch.com

Gwinnett, Peachtree Corners Agree on Crooked Creek Sidewalk Project

Crooked Creek Road will get new curb, gutter and sidewalk, pedestrian crosswalks and drainage improvements thanks to an agreement between Gwinnett County and Peachtree Corners.

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Examiner.com

Featured SmallDog: Koda

Every day there are thousands of homeless pets in shelters in metro Atlanta who all have the same wish - a forever home.

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Related Topix: Norcross, GA

Christianity Today

Church Signs of the Week: July 25, 2014

Kevin Myers is the Senior Pastor of 12Stone Church in Gwinnett County, Georgia, which he planted in 1987 and is now grown to four campuses, serving 15,000 a weekend.

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Patch.com

Barrow County, Metro Atlanta See Rise in Jobless Rate

The unemployment rate rose for the second straight month in metro Atlanta, rising four-tenths of a point in June, according to labor force estimates released by the Georgia Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Barrow County, GA, Georgia, Walton County, GA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TV Technology

KTVA Alaska Builds New Centralcasting Facility

KTVA Alaska, a CBS affiliate owned by Denali Media Holdings, has built a "lightweight and flexible" media center media center in Anchorage using a wide range of file processing, playout and channel branding technology from Harmonic.

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Related Topix: Norcross, GA

Patch.com

Food Trucks Roll Back into Suwanee

After a break in July, food trucks will roll back into Town Center Park Friday, August 1. The trucks will serve up dinner from 5:30-9:30 p.m. The tentative food truck line-up includes Freckled and Blue, King of Pops, Mac the Cheese, MG's Burger Que, Nana G's Chicken and Waffles, On Tapa the World, Pressed for Time, Smiley's Street Eats, Tex's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Suwanee, GA

Patch.com

Peachtree Corners Man Charged with Selling Fake Insurance Policies

A Gwinnett County man has been charged with 10 counts of felony insurance fraud for selling fake polices and running an unlicensed insurance company.

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Patch.com

Rotary Club of Peachtree Corners Welcomes New President

The Rotary Club of Peachtree Corners welcomed their President for 2014-2015, Sam Evans of Alpharetta, during a June 26 ceremony at Berkeley Hills Country Club.

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Related Topix: Alpharetta, GA, Fulton County, GA, Dacula, GA, Norcross, GA, Duluth, GA

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