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  1. Maxeys event to celebrate release of new bookRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... "The Crimson Bloom." Weimer, her husband and her children, moved to Watkinsville about three years ago from Habersham County, where they had lived for about 10 years. It was while living in that mountain county that she started the series of novels. ...

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  2. County won't pay medical expenses for burned babyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WXOW-TV La Crosse

    ... were looking for a suspect they believed was in the home. The attorney says shortly after the incident, the Habersham County, Georgia Sheriff's Department said it would pay the expenses, but now officials say the county is not legally allowed to ...

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  3. GA Authorities Deny Medical Payments To Child Injured By PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | WWTC-AM Eagan

    Authorities in Habersham County, Georgia say they will not pay the medical bills for a baby injured when police tossed a flash-bang grenade into his crib.

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  4. Habersham Co. man is new commander of GSP in NE Ga.Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Keith Canup of Habersham County has been appointed commander of Georgia State Patrol Troop B. Troop B is comprised of patrol posts in Athens, Blue Ridge, Cumming, Gainesville, Hartwell and Toccoa and covers 20 northeastern counties.

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  5. Warrant ordered for Ga. woman in explosives caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A warrant has been issued for a north Georgia woman who was arrested on new charges less than six months after a federal judge sentenced her to probation on federal explosives charges, court records show.

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  6. Opinion: Those in search of a cause should consider an innocent childRead the original story

    Thursday | SavannahNow

    ... out, regardless of whether it pleases the press, protesters or the police. But in northeast Georgia's Habersham County, no national media and no civil rights protesters are taking to the streets - not that such behavior is needed or desired. But ...

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  7. Mother calls for answers in daughter's murderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2014 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... Atlanta charities. The 19-month-old child that was asleep in his crib near a side door when members of the Habersham County Special Response Team used a flash bang grenade to enter his family's Cornelia home is said to be clinging to life. The ...

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  8. Towery: Where are protests for 'Baby Boo Boo'?Read the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... face was hideously scarred by a SWAT team's flash grenade has no protesters marching for him, even though Habersham County, the county whose sheriff's department caused the painful disfigurement of the then-19-month-old toddler, just announced it ...

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  9. Warrant ordered for Cornelia woman in explosives caseRead the original story

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A federal judge has ordered that a warrant be issued for a Cornelia woman who was arrested on new charges less than six months after he sentenced her to probation on federal explosives charges, court records show.

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  10. Future of Elbert County hospital in some doubtRead the original story

    Thursday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the unfunded mandate." Some counties are pursuing new avenues to keep their hospitals upright. Recently, Habersham County in the northeast Georgia mountains agreed in a deal with the local hospital authority to make monthly bond payments on ...

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  11. Legacy Run Day 4: All in the family and a very special vestRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | American Legion Magazine

    ... look next to you." 2:45 p.m. - The Run makes a stop at Habersham Hills Cinemas 6 in Mt. Airy, Ga. Habersham County Post 84 is there to provide drinks. It's a proud moment for a post that was chartered in 1920, lost that charter in 2005 and then ...

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  12. While Nation's Eyes Are on Ferguson, Justice for Injured Toddler Is IgnoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Townhall

    ... out, regardless of whether it pleases the press, protesters or the police. But in Northeast Georgia's Habersham County, there appear to be no national media and no civil rights protesters taking to the streets -- not that such behavior is needed or ...

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  13. Rocks tossed from bridge strike vehicles on I-985Read the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Gainesville police say they suspect that men on a freeway overpass tossed rocks weighing up to 25 pounds onto cars traveling on Interstate 985, severely damaging at least two vehicles.

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  14. We Are Above the Law Declares County AttorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | OpEdNews

    Habersham County, Georgia, the jurisdiction that allowed intentionally or through negligence a SWAT team to break into a home with violent force in the middle of the night and throw a stun grenade into a baby's face sending him to a hospital for weeks where he was in life support, has ruled that it would be illegal for the county to pay the baby's ... (more)

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  15. Vogel turns out Democrats in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | The Times

    Area Democrats gathered at the Gainesville Convention Center on Tuesday night to welcome and support U.S. Ninth Congressional District candidate David Vogel.

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  16. County officials in Georgia say they won't pay the medical bills for the child injuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Daily Mail

    ... false information in order to gain a search warrant into their home A family is outraged as officials from Habersham County, Georgia say they won't pay the $800,000 medical bills they 'publicly promised to cover' for a toddler injured by a grenade ...

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  17. Family: County won't pay medical bills for baby 'Bou Bou'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... The medical bills piling up at the Phonesavanh home now exceed $800,000. The family can't pay them and the Habersham County government won't pay them. "That is a very big problem," said Alecia Phonesavanh. "And my family and I want to make it clear ...

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  18. Ga. county refuses to pay medical bills after toddler burned by flash grenade in SWAT raidRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Washington Times

    Habersham County officials in Georgia said they will not pay for the medical expenses incurred by a 19-month-old who was badly burned by a flash grenade during a police raid.

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  19. Habersham County will not pay injured toddler's hospital billsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County Board of Commissioners says it has determined that it would be illegal for it pay the hospital bills of Bounkham Phonesavahn, a toddler injured by a flash grenade during a drug raid in Cornelia in May. Initially, Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell told Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Grady Hospital to send him the ... (more)

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  20. Georgia County Won't Pay for Toddler Med Bills Caused by Stun Grenade from SWAT RaidRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Daily Kos

    Remember cute little toddler, Bounkham Phonesavah, who was burned and put in a coma after a SWAT Drug Raid by police in Habersham County, Georgia? Here's a reminder if you don't recall the story: A family says a SWAT team raided their home in the middle of the night and seriously injured a 19-month-old boy with a stun grenade.

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