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Yesterday | The Times

Artist sculpts out his life's work

Gregory Johnson sculpted Brenau University's tiger, named Lucille. The large sculpture greets visitors to the campus near Green Street in downtown Gainesville.

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Related Topix: Brenau University, Hall County, GA, Gainesville, GA, Arts, Sculpting, Tiger, GA, Bowling Green State University, Illinois State University

Mon Jul 21, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Judy Moore

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

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

Sun Jul 20, 2014

HomeSaleWizard.com

Condominium for Sale in Clayton, Georgia

Residential Features: Balcony, Courtyard, Tiled Floors, Dish Washer, Washer and Dryer, Ceiling Fans, Fireplace, Central A/C, Microwave Oven High Schools: Rabun County Middle Schools: Rabun County Schools: Rabun Gap Description: Beautifully situated on the top floor with mountain views, this 3 bed 3 bath condo, in a 55+ community is close to town ... (more)

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA, Rabun Gap, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Louise Queen Farmer

Louise Queen Farmer, age 82, of Mountain City, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, in Habersham Medical Center.

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Related Topix: Mountain City, GA, Clayton, GA

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

441 back open in Habersham County

Highway 441 northbound was back open in Habersham County following a one-vehicle wreck near Tom Born Road Wednesday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Habersham County, GA, Clarkesville, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Clarkesville police investigating juvenile abduction, rape

Clarkesville Police Chief Brad Barrett today released details of a reported juvenile abduction and rape in the city Monday night.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Times

Crevolyn Wiley

And the humidity ... whew, my hair alone is the indicator of the humidity level on any given day.

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Related Topix: Wiley, GA

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Johnson appointed Habersham chief magistrate judge

Gerald William Johnson of Demorest has been appointed Habersham County chief magistrate judge.

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

MainStreetNews.com

Rev. Jewell Thomas Sr.

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

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

Sun Jul 06, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Local student wins Ga. forestry contest

Southeast Bulloch High School art teacher Rachel Jackson, left, and winning artist Eric Riggs, center, are presented with a ceremonial check for $35,000 by Georgia Forestry Foundation Chairwoman Jody Strickland.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, Tallulah Falls, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Bikers stop in Albany during cross country ride

A team of seven cyclists will travel more than 3000 miles this summer to help military families.It's all part of the Hope for the Warriors project.It's been a long ride for this team of seven cyclists who are stopping in Albany on their way to Florida."

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Related Topix: Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Georgia, Thomas County, GA, Thomasville, GA, Tallulah Falls, GA, Bulloch County, GA, Brooklet, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Clayton approves MARTA contract for November ballot

MARTA service took a major step toward coming to Clayton County this morning after county commissioners approved a 1-cent sales tax to fund it in a surprising, last-minute move.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA, Clayton County, GA, Jonesboro, GA

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.

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

Wed Jul 02, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Lake Burton Grocery owner: I will be back

The owner of a landmark Rabun County business says a fire that destroyed most of his business Sunday night will not determine his future.

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Related Topix: Clayton, GA

Business Journal

Clayton officials OK tax for MARTA buses; MARTA likely to say no without rail

Clayton County officials vote d 3 to 2 Tuesday night to seek a half-penny tax to bring MARTA bus service to the county.

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

Sun Jun 29, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Georgia Expands Guns in Public Places

Cappy Taylor, owner of Zeppelin's Pub and Grille in Clayton, Ga., plans to post a sign stating that guns aren't allowed in her restaurant.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Clayton, GA, Guns, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Social Circle, GA, Walton County, GA

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Chattanoogan.com

Georgia Northwestern Held Second GED Graduation Ceremony

Georgia Northwestern Technical College held its annual GED Graduation ceremony on Thursday at the Forum in Rome for students who have earned their General Education Diploma during the 2013-14 fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Wiley, GA, Gordon County, GA, Fire

Fri Jun 27, 2014

WDUN-AM Gainesville

Fire destroys Habersham County home

Fire ripped through a 2,000-square-foot brick house outside Clarkesville early Thursday.

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Related Topix: Fire, Habersham County, GA, Clarkesville, GA, State Prisons, Prison, Arrendale State Prison

Thu Jun 26, 2014

MainStreetNews.com

Betty Ann Duckett

Betty Ann Brady Duckett, 69, Banks County, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, June 25, 2014, following an extended illness.

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Related Topix: Banks County, GA, Habersham County, GA, Alto, GA, Mount Airy, GA, Clarkesville, GA

Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Times

Crevolyn Wiley

Did you know the state of Georgia is the second largest producer of blueberries in the United States after Michigan? A couple of factors make Georgia the popular place for growing these sweet berries.

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Related Topix: Wiley, GA, Life, Food, Recipes, Fruits, Home Gardening, Home, Weather

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