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  1. White County moves ahead on automatic aid with HabershamRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    White County Commissioners have agreed in principal for an updated automatic aid agreement for fire services with Habersham County. During a work session Monday, commissioners agreed to place the item on the consent agenda for the regular meeting next week.

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  2. Habersham imposes 90day sign moratoriumRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Habersham County Commission voted Monday to implement a sign moratorium. During a called meeting, the commission voted unanimously to adopt a resolution on sign applications in the unincorporated portions of the county.

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  3. Two arrested after vehicle fires, body discovered in ElbertRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... Elbert County Sheriff's Office. Deputies also requested K-9 units from Hartwell Police Department and the Habersham County Sheriff's Office to assist in the manhunt, as well as helicopters from Anderson County Sheriff's Office and the Georgia State ...

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  4. Grand jury proceeding with review of Habersham officer actionsRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A Habersham County grand jury is expected to spend the remainder of the week reviewing the actions of the officers involved in a raid that left a Cornelia toddler injured earlier this year. The Habersham County Special Response Team, made up of officers from the Habersham County Sheriff's Office and Cornelia Police Department, used a flash bang device as they entered a home at 182 Lakeview Heights Circle outside Cornelia in the overnight hours to execute a "no knock" warrant on a suspected drug dealer.

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  5. 1 dead in I-85 accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a Habersham County home.

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  6. Cattle rancher wins $150,000 from Ga. LotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a Habersham County home. A grand jury began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a ...

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  7. Woman charged after child brings 2 guns to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a Habersham County home. Gwinnett County police need your help identifying two men who shot and killed a father during a violent home invasion. ...

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  8. Kindergarten student charged with bringing BB gun to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    ... began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a Habersham County home. A grand jury began reviewing evidence Monday in the case of a toddler who was seriously injured during a SWAT raid at a ...

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  9. Wilma KelleyRead the original story

    Yesterday | MainStreetNews.com

    Wilma Inez Kelley, 93, formerly of Martin, Georgia, passed away on Thursday September 25, 2014, following an extended illness. Mrs. Kelley was born on August 18, 1921, in Pearson, Georgia, the daughter of the late Joe Oscar and Inez James Murray.

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  10. Grand jury to hear case of botched Habersham Co. drug raidRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A Habersham County grand jury is scheduled to hear evidence Monday about a drug raid that left a toddler with serious injuries. Bou-Bou Phonesavanh was sleeping in a playpen in the living room of a Cornelia house when Habersham County Sheriff's Office deputies tossed a flash-bang grenade inside.

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  11. Probable last refuge of Roanoke Colony survivors discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... along an ancient Native American trade route up the Chattahoochee River to the northwestern corner of Habersham County, GA then hit a dead end. On a busy Saturday afternoon during the autumn tourist season, the co-owner of a Southwestern Native ...

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  12. No place for storm troopers in Alabama law enforcementRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    "Wherever standing armies are kept up and the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction." St. George Tucker The daily news is becoming inundated with stories of U.S. law enforcement arming themselves to the teeth with military gear.

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  13. Authority moves toward airport ordinances in HabershamRead the original story

    Sunday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Habersham County Airport Authority members include, from left, Acting Chairman Rob Ginn, Joe Elam, Greg Caudell and Mike Moore. Also shown, at right, is County Attorney Ralph Taylor.

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  14. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Times

    ... g more. But if you keep using it, you're asking for trouble. 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. Despite call for resignation, Moore continues service on airport authorityRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Despite a call for his resignation by Habersham County Commission Chairman Chad Henderson, Mike Moore attended and participated in Thursday night's Habersham County Airport Authority meeting. Also shown is County Attorney Ralph Taylor.

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  16. Habersham County Airport Authority procedures questioned againRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    For the second time in a month, the Habersham County Airport Authority declined to allow public comments from the near capacity crowd at its meeting Thursday night. CLARKESVILLE - A called Habersham County Airport Authority meeting deteriorated into accusations and public displeasure Thursday night when one audience member was allowed to ask a question.

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  17. Hall, Habersham sheriffs offices, GPD recognized by GOHSRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Hall and Habersham county sheriff's offices and Gainesville Police Department are among law enforcement agencies in the state recognized this week by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety . The recognition came at the 15th Annual Governor's Challenge Awards in Macon.

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  18. Wednesday Prep Volleyball Round upRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Chattanoogan.com

    Soddy-Daisy Stats: Hannah Robertson 11 digs Chloe Mitchell 28 assists 16 digs 5 kills Lauren Smith 25 digs 8 kills Karigan Fulghum 22 digs 5 kills Abby Walker 2 aces 9 digs 12 kills Alex Volker 5 kills 3 blocks Gracie Ratledge 5 kills 1 block Amber Hatfield 4 digs Soddy Daisy record 33-15 6-4 GPS beat Red Bank Wednesday in four games.

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  19. Covenant Volleyball Drops Piedmont In ThreeRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Chattanoogan.com

    Behind 13 and 12 kills apiece from Ginny Moore and Chelsea VanDyk, the Covenant volleyball team defeated Piedmont 3-0 in USA South action on Wednesday night inside Cave Arena.

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  20. Demorest fires accountant in light of fraud investigationRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Just hours after announcing an internal investigation into more than $275,000 in missing city funds, the city of Demorest has fired an accountant who had been providing bookkeeping services to the city. In an email statement, Mayor Rick Austin said the termination of the contract employee was based on learning that the accounting services provide to Demorest delayed the city's discovery of the fraud.

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