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3 hrs ago | The Times

Hall County firefighters salute injured coworkers

Firefighters from Station 8 saluted as a processional carrying Hall County firefighter Will Griffin drove underneath the overpass.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Fire, Tiger, GA

15 hrs ago | MainStreetNews.com

Dr. 'Jack' Lancaster

Dr. Josephas Jackson "Jack" Lancaster, 90, of the Belmont community in Gainesville, passed away on the morning of Wednesday, August 27, 2014.

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Related Topix: Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Braselton, GA, Jackson County, GA, Piedmont College, University of Georgia, Wiley, GA

22 hrs ago | Business Journal

Walmart opens Georgia primary care clinics on Friday

Two Georgia Walmart stores are among the first in the country to offer corporate-operated primary care clinics.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Times

Threat leads to evacuations at North Georgia Tech

Students at North Georgia Technical College in Clarkesville have been given the all-clear to re-enter most buildings on campus after a threat was written on the wall of one building.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Clarkesville, GA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Georgia DNR conducts rescue training at Tallulah Gorge

When an injured hiker, boater or recreationalist becomes stranded in a hard-to-reach place, who comes to the rescue? In addition to specially-trained, ground-based personnel often the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Aviation Division is called to retrieve that person.

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Related Topix: Tallulah Falls, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Family Fun Fest draws crowd to Clarkesville

The Habersham County United Way held its annual Family Fun Fest Saturday in Clarkesville.

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Related Topix: Habersham County, GA, Clarkesville, GA, White County, GA, Cornelia, GA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Rabun wreck critically injures motorcyclist

A motorcyclist was critically injured in a two-vehicle wreck in Rabun County Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Lakemont, GA, Toccoa, GA, Stephens County, GA

The Heard Citizen

Mr. James Lark

Mr. James Olin Lark, age75 of Mountain City, Georgia passed away on Thursday, August 21, 2014 at the Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Georgia.

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Related Topix: Mountain City, GA, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Franklin, GA, Heard County, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Sanitation truck engulfed by flames near Mt. Airy

A waste collection truck was destroyed by fire near Mt. Airy Tuesday morning. The truck, from Clarkesville-based Chase Sanitation, experienced mechanical issues just before the 8:30 incident at the intersection of Camp Creek and Hazel Creek roads near Mt.

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Related Topix: Mount Airy, GA, Habersham County, GA, Fire, Clarkesville, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

AgGeorgia Farm Credit holds community-wide food drive in August

AgGeorgia Farm Credit has organized a company-wide member and employee food drive that will be held throughout the month of August.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA, Washington County, GA, Sandersville, GA

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Madison Courier

Tereshko's 71 clinches berth in match play

Courier Sports Staff Justin Tereshko's one-under par second performance on Tuesday earned him a berth in the match play portion of the U.S. Amateur Championship.

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Related Topix: Transylvania University, University of Arkansas, Clarkesville, GA, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Tallulah Falls mayor: Wallenda walk timing uncertain

Whether Nik Wallenda will walk across Tallulah Gorge next July as announced is uncertain, Tallulah Falls Mayor Carl Seaman says.

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Related Topix: Tallulah Falls, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Woman rescued from Tallulah Gorge

It took more than four hours, but a hiker was rescued from the bottom of Tallulah Gorge Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Tallulah Falls, GA

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Clarkesville's McCoy maintains lead after stroke play at U.S. Amateur

Taylor Moore and Lee McCoy were at 8-under 135 to earn medalist honors after stroke play Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur Championship.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA, University of Arkansas

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bradenton.com

Beck, Horsfield share 1st-round lead at US Amateur

Beck, from Columbus, Georgia, had a 65 on the Atlanta Athletic Club's par-71 Highlands Course and Horsfield shot 66 on the par-72 Riverside Course.

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Related Topix: Columbus, GA, Muscogee County, GA, Clarkesville, GA, Riverside (Riverside, CA)

Sun Aug 10, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Clarkesville approves annexation for proposed church build

Clarkesville soon will see construction of its first new church building inside the city in years.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA

The Times

Rudi Kiefer

Colors change with the light. This was an issue recently when a friend was having a vintage Porsche repainted, and the shade of ivory just didn't look right.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA

The Times

Johnny Vardeman

At the height of the Lumpkin County gold rush, people from all over the country were coming to North Georgia to pursue their personal fortune.

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Related Topix: Lumpkin County, GA, Georgia, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Dekalb County, GA, Stone Mountain, GA, Gwinnett County, GA, Lawrenceville, GA, Clarkesville, GA

The Times

Hall County one of busiest for GBI bomb retrieval unit

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations responds to more calls from Hall County about suspicious packages and abandoned explosives than from most other counties in the state.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA, White County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA

Sat Aug 09, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Flash Flood Warning issued for Habersham, Rabun counties

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Flash Flood Warning for northern Habersham County and southwestern Rabun County in northeast Georgia until 2:30 a.m. At 10:25 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated slow-moving thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across the warned area.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Habersham County, GA

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