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  1. First Slice 5/28/15: Feds give GDOT approval to move ahead with $1.1 billion interchangeRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The Georgia Department of Transportation can now start hiring contractors to build the Georgia 400/I-285 interchange overhaul after the Federal Highway Administration gave the state agency the go-ahead to move on the $1.1 billion project. Habersham County police officers who injured a baby with a flash-bang grenade during a raid have yet to admit any fault.


  2. Brunswick down to two finalists in city manager searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Florida Times-Union

    Former Zephyrhills city manager James D. Drumm and current Cornelia, Ga., city manager Donald Anderson Jr. made the cut after a round of interviews conducted by the City Commission on May 19-20. The new manager likely will be named during the commission's regular meeting on June 17, Mayor Cornell Harvey said.


  3. Justice served? Former GA police chief gets weekends in jail in child abuse caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Examiner.com

    ... and his Cheryle Burton , who were the adoptive parents of 12 children is a case that has residents of Habersham County, talking about possible preferential treatment due to Burton's position as former police chief. The prosecutor denies such ...


  4. Henry CrumleyRead the original story

    Wednesday | MainStreetNews.com

    Henry K. Crumley, 96, passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2015. Mr. Crumley was born on April 26, 1919, in Banks County, the son of the late Charles M. and Annie Mae Crumley.


  5. HomeTown Health Leads Rural Physician Bus Tour; Brings Resources and Education to North GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PRWeb

    HomeTown Health delivers Rural Physician Bus Tour brings physicians face to face with resources for Health Information Technology and ICD-10-CM transition. HomeTown Health, along with other physician health information technology experts, traveled to six north Georgia cities on May 13 & 14. In each city, a hospital served as host for local physicians to meet with the group of representatives and receive assistance, answers and education.


  6. Does your doctor have brain damage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsTarget.com

    ... in 2003. "I do not understand this." It's almost as insane as the defense now being mounted by the criminal Habersham County Sheriff's Department in Georgia, who blew up an innocent child with a flash grenade during a botched drug raid last year. ...


  7. 2 early morning fires in 2 days in WaynesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    WAYNESBORO >> Fire officials in Waynesboro and the surrounding area have had a busy two days, with early morning fires on both Monday and Tuesday. Waynesboro Police have yet to determine the cause of the Memorial Day fire that expanded across five structures in the area of Mt.


  8. Dacula School News: College Grads, Dean's List, Summa Cum LaudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Patch.com

    Jason Bell of Dacula graduated from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Spring 2015 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, May 9 in Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. Bell earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in management and was one of approximately 300 graduates.


  9. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | The Times

    ... only 93 million miles from us. Don't let it cook your pets. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about your pet? He can be reached at mattsisk2003@yahoo.com.


  10. Charges pending in serious-injury Habersham wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A pre-dawn wreck on U.S. Forest Service property over the weekend left a Cornelia man seriously injured and a Clayton woman potentially facing charges. Trooper 1st Class Jesse Lewis of Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa said the single-vehicle wreck involved an overturned Jeep and was reported at 4:06 a.m. Saturday.


  11. Local Stars: Warren works in WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Sun Journal

    The New York Yankees starting pitcher, and New Bern native, went into the seventh inning in a 3-2 loss at the Washington Nationals. He pitched 6 1/3 innings and gave up four base hits, including home runs to Washington's Ian Desmond and Tyler Moore.


  12. Dave SearsRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | MainStreetNews.com

    Dave William Sears, 67, passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Mr. Sears was born July 31, 1947, in Commerce, the son of Doris Faye Bennett Sears of Baldwin and the late Charles Hoyt Sears.


  13. Habersham Co. Commission: OK Foods coming to Baldwin; development director departingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Habersham County soon will be saying goodbye to its economic development director and hello to a new business in its Airport Industrial Park. Commission Chairman Andrea Harper made the announcement about the new business near the end of Monday night's Habersham County Commission meeting.


  14. College News: Douglasville Grads, Scholars, Dean's ListRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Patch.com

    Hayden Robinson, a student at Hampden-Sydney College, was named to the Dean's List for the Spring semester of this academic year. Hayden is the son of Dean and Jennifer Robinson .


  15. Gasaway to speak at Memorial Day serviceRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... years. They are members of the Presbyterian church and Gasaway is an ordained elder. Gasaway was raised in Habersham County and is a 1984 graduate of Habersham Central High School. He received a bachelor of science degree in architecture in 1988 ...


  16. Family of Georgia toddler injured during drug raid to file civil rights chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Examiner.com

    The family of a toddler badly injured during a May 2014 attempted drug raid in Habersham County, Georgia is planning to meet with federal prosecutors on Friday, CBS46 News reported May 15. Attorney Mawuli Davis, who is representing Alecia and Bounkham Phonesavnh, alleges at least one officer lied, which led to the injuries of their son Bounkham, nicknamed Baby Bou Bou. A special response team from the Habersham County Sheriff's Office was able to convince a judge to sign a "no-knock" warrant, based on the belief the suspect might try to destroy the evidence of a recent undercover methamphetamine drug deal to an undercover officer.


  17. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | The Times

    ... ommends tests instead of just antibiotics, now you know why. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about your pet? He can be reached at mattsisk2003@yahoo.com.


  18. Baseball: Molosky, Leggett help Methodist get to NCAA D-III TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Sun Journal

    Ross Leggett was called upon in the fifth inning, placed in a situation he enjoys, with two runners on base in an elimination game. The New Bern native gave up a hit that loaded the bases before striking the next batter out to get out of the jam during Thursday's NCAA Division III South Regional in Demorest, Ga.


  19. Loran Smith: A gentleman on the riverRead the original story

    Saturday May 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... life. Interestingly, he learned to fly-fish when business located him in Arkansas. He later moved to Habersham County and had an opportunity to buy Unicoi Outfitters. About the same time, access to fishing the Chattahoochee for a mile downriver took ...


  20. McDaniel worked her way to a Piedmont track and field scholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Barrow County News

    Apalachee track and field athlete Destany McDaniel signed a scholarship to continue her athletic career at Piedmont next year as the result of intense hard work and dedication. "This marks a whole new chapter in my life.