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  1. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times

    ... they will have specific needs. Know them before committing. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about pets? He can be reached at mattsisk2003@yahoo.com.

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  2. Habersham attorney updates status of flash bang lawsuitsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County Commission received an update on two outstanding lawsuits Thursday afternoon. During a called meeting, County Attorney Donnie Hunt updated commissioners behind closed doors on the status of the case against Habersham County by 2-year-old Bounkham Pawn John Phonesavanh's family, as well as the case against Habersham County by Amanda Thonetheva.

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  3. Lewis joins South State Investment ServicesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    South State Investment Services announced that Jonathan Lewis has joined the Northeast Georgia region as a vice president, financial consultant A longtime resident of Habersham County, Lewis is a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor-designee and has his Series 7, 63, and 65 securities registrations held with LPL Financial.

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  4. Habersham looks at reality of assuming authority debtRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County Commission again is finding itself in the position of having to take over long-term debt for one of its authorities. This time, the Habersham County Industrial Development Authority is in danger of running out of money due to payments on debt.

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  5. Victims identified in Wednesday shooting in Mt. AiryRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has now released the names of two men who were shot and killed in Mt. Airy in eastern Habersham County Wednesday afternoon.

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  6. GBI assisting in Mount Airy death investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Times

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting the Habersham County Sheriff's Office in a death investigation in Mount Airy, according to GBI Region 8 Special Agent in Charge Kim Williams. 1 comment

  7. GBI investigates double shooting near Mt. AiryRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Agents from GBI Region 8 have been called to assist in a double shooting investigation in eastern Habersham County. Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell said two people were shot at a home off Dicks Hill Parkway, but declined to release additional details about the male victims or the circumstances due to the ongoing investigation.

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  8. Cornelia pursuit ends when vehicle strikes treesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... ense suspended, and failure to stop at a stop sign. "Mr. Banfield also had an active probation warrant from Habersham County," Smith said. The Georgia State Patrol was requested to investigate the wreck.

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  9. Changes coming to Gainesville Wood's MillRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | The Times

    ... Program - serving students with severe emotional or behavior difficulties - will move to a location in Habersham County. "The Gainesville Learning Academy is going to a stand-alone modular, where only the Gainesville Learning Academy students will ...

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  10. Habersham officials say no settlement yet with injured child's familyRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County government has not reached a settlement yet with 2-year-old Bounkham Pawn John Phonesavanh's family. That's the word from County Manager Phil Sutton and County Attorney Donnie Hunt as of Monday night.

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  11. Authorities: Mom trafficked daughter, 11, to drug dealer in sex/heroin exchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    A Warren County mother is accused of trafficking her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer in a sex/heroin exchange. April Corcoran and Shandell Willingham both face possible life prison sentences in what will be the first Hamilton County prosecution in state court for human trafficking, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters announced in a joint morning press conference.

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  12. Jackson man charged after chase that ends in crash with patrol carRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... by ambulance to Northeast Georgia, where he was treated and released. Hendrix then was booked in at the Habersham County Detention Center, where so far he is charged with driving under the influence, fleeing and attempting to elude, and driving ...

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  13. Deal appoints 17 to boards; Gainesville, Braselton, Demorest residents among themRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Residents of Gainesville, Braselton and Demorest are among 17 people recently appointed to various state boards by Gov. Nathan Deal. *Earl Graham, Construction Industry Licensing Board -- Electrical Contractors Graham is the current president of Grayco Electrical, Inc. He is past president of the Legends Business Owners Club, Fellowship of Businessman and the 1836 Club.

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  14. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Times

    ... gency, get your pet to the veterinarian as soon as possible. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about your pet? He can be reached at mattsisk2003@yahoo.com.

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  15. When law officers are under fire, time ticks by slowlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | The Times

    The Habersham County sheriff recalled the moments before taking a bullet to the tricep during a deadly ambush on officers Feb. 22 in Clarkesville . "I was really concentrating on my other deputy.

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  16. Distance Dogg earns spot with Piedmont trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Barrow County News

    Amber Duffy celebrates with her mother, Samantah Webb, while coaches and school administrators Michael Lofton, Rob McFerrin and Dr. Al Darby stand behind. For Winder-Barrow senior distance runner Amber Duffy, the opportunity to run in track-and-field or cross country at the college level was a dream she feared may never come true.

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  17. Michael DoddRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | MainStreetNews.com

    Michael Thurston Dodd, 57, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Born on February 6, 1958, in Hall County, he was the son of Thurston Dodd of Lula and the late Mary Alice Smith Dodd.

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  18. Lady Lions soar past OglethorpeRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Piedmont College women's lacrosse team rolled to a 22-3 victory earlier Tuesday at Walker Athletic Complex defeating the visiting Stormy Petrels of Oglethorpe University in a rescheduled contest from earlier this season. The winter weather stopped the Lady Lions from playing OU a few weeks back, but nothing could stop Piedmont's offensive barrage this afternoon as eight different players scored for the home team in the 19-goal decision.

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  19. Hall County Civil Service Board upholds firingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | The Times

    ... Mr. McCord." In December, he took a job as a corrections officer at Lee Arrendale State Prison near Alto in Habersham County. But McCord said he makes significantly less money in his new position and expressed concern about supporting his young ...

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  20. Habersham residents speak out against discount storeRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Several Habersham County residents voiced their opposition to a proposed Dollar General store that would be located on Georgia Highway 17 near the White County line. At Monday night's Habersham County Commission meeting, five of the six members of the public who spoke were addressing the proposed store, which would be located past Habersham County Fire Department Station 16 toward Georgia 255 Alternate .

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