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  1. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... for the funeral. I hope eventually I can be as responsible. 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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  2. Maryville Rallies Past Covenant MenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    The Covenant men's basketball team had a 43-40 lead at the break, but the host Maryville Scots used a strong second half to come away with a 77-65 win inside Boydson Baird Gymnasium on Saturday.

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  3. Covenant Women Fall To MeredithRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chattanoogan.com

    Playing its third game in four days, the Covenant women's basketball team had trouble getting shots to fall in the first half and fell 67-58 to Meredith on Saturday in USA South action at Barnes PE Center.

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  4. 'Bou Bou's Law' Would Restrict No-Knock Police RaidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... not like, that is a pretty easy choice. The no-knock raid that injured Bou Bou, which was carried out by a Habersham County SWAT team, was aimed at his cousin, Wanis Thonetheva, a small-time meth dealer who no longer lived in the house where the boy ...

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  5. U.S. Forest Service announces area prescribed burn planRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Starting this January, fire managers on the Chattahoochee National Forest have prescribed fire plans on approximately 33,000-acres to improve the health of the national forest, benefit wildlife and help prevent dangerous wildfires. The number of acres that will actually be treated depends upon very specific conditions.

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  6. Georgia cops fight law inspired by toddler maimed in raid: You can have privacy or securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Raw Story

    A police union in Georgia are pushing back against legislation that would limit the use of no-knock raids , arguing that privacy rights don't trump public safety. Bou-Bou's Law, named for a 19-month-old boy badly injured when a SWAT officer tossed a flash grenade into his crib during a no-knock raid last year in Habersham County, would prohibit such investigations between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. and place other limits on surprise raids.

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  7. William FitzpatrickRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | MainStreetNews.com

    William Franklin Fitzpatrick, 70, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, following an extended illness. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born on November 14, 1944 in Ila, the son of the late J. D. and Frances Louise Seagraves Fitzpatrick.

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  8. Tripp named president of Safeco Insurance National Advisory CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BrandonInfo.com

    Safeco Insurance has announced Steve Tripp and Kelley Herrin as president and vice president for the company's National Advisory Council effective immediately.

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  9. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... when a flash grenade exploded near his face during a botched drug raid involving a no-knock warrant in Habersham County. "We are saying there should be restrictions on them and we think the situation in the recent past where they have been abused ...

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  10. Georgia lawmakers plan limited look at police tacticsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WTVC

    ... overnight without a judge's specific approval. The issue has come up in Georgia before but the incident in Habersham County that left 19-month-old- Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh with serious injuries when the grenade detonated in his playpen has ...

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  11. Lawmakers, progressive groups back police reform packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    ... The effort, which ultimately stalled during the 2007 session , has returned following a high-profile Habersham County drug raid that nearly killed a toddler in 2014. State Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, has authored a proposal to ban no-knock ...

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  12. Counterfeit currency investigation continues in Rabun CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... that consists of the following Sheriff's Offices: White County, Lumpkin County, Towns County, Banks County, Habersham County, Stephens County, and Rabun County, along with the Georgia National Guard Counter Drug Task Force, the Department of Public ...

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  13. Demorest again delays appointment of Crumley as city clerkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    After leaving members of the public outside for two hours of closed session Tuesday night, the Demorest City Council returned to open session and immediately voted to adjourn the meeting. DEMOREST - After spending two hours outside while the Demorest mayor and city council met in closed session to discuss personnel and litigation Tuesday night, members of the public got no answers.

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  14. Harper, Anderson to lead Habersham County CommissionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County Commission has new leadership for 2015. At Tuesday night's meeting, the commission voted 3-1 to elect Andrea Harper as chairman.

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  15. Democrats side with GOP on noknock warrant legislationRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... an interview with AccessNorthGa.com that he began work on the no-knock legislation before the drug raid in Habersham County was conducted. (See story linked below.) Democratic State Senator Vincent Fort of Atlanta said Tuesday that something has to ...

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  16. Margaret CaudelleRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | MainStreetNews.com

    Margaret Patton Caudelle, 84, passed away Saturday, January 17, 2015, at her residence. Born in Hall County on March 8, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Andrew Patton and Mae Miller Patton Dodd.

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  17. Warrior PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Daily Kos

    ... found over fifty cases of SWAT raids where police killed innocent people. Even children are not safe. In a Habersham County, Georgia, no-knock drug raid a police SWAT team used a flashbang grenade, leaving a two year old hospitalized with severe ...

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  18. Mt. Airy opens books to the publicRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Town of Mt. Airy is taking steps to be more open with its financial records.

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  19. Mt. Airy officials seek old photos of townRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Mayor Gary Morris says the town is interested in them all. MT. AIRY - A YouTube video that's gone viral in Habersham County in the past couple of weeks has Mt. Airy leaders thinking about the past. "Southern Towns, A Drive from Mount Airy to ...

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  20. Maintenance ElectricianRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Times

    MAINTENANCE ELECTRICIAN TenCate, a manufacturing facility located in Cornelia, Georgia, is seeking a 12 hour night shift Plant Electrician. Two years technical school training at the journeyman level in installation, alteration, maintenance and repair of electrical systems, equipment and fixtures required, along with 2 to 3 years job experience.

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