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  1. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... ignificant dental pain, and you're not likely to be thanked. 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. Attorney Mawuli Davis (from left), U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and state...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Cross Roads News

    Attorney Mawuli Davis , U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson and state Sen. Vincent Fort met with U.S. Attorney Sally Yates. U.S. Attorney Sally Yates is disappointed that a Habersham County grand jury refused to indict law officers involved in a botched May drug raid that left 19-month-old Bounkham "Baby Bou-Bou" Phonesavanh's face severely disfigured by a flash grenade explosion.

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  3. Lady Lion basketball picked 5th in USA South preseason pollRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    After exceeding preseason expectations a season ago, the Piedmont College women's basketball team will look to do the same in the 2014-2015 season earning fifth in the USA South preseason poll released Wednesday. The Lady Lions were picked to finish second in the South Division, taking home one first place vote and 12 points while being picked fifth overall with 99 points.

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  4. Cornelia man dies in accidental shootingRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Habersham County authorities said a 25-year-old man accidentally shot and killed himself Wednesday night as he was playing with a .38 revolver. Habersham County Sheriff Joey Terrell said Eric Daniel apparently thought the weapon was not loaded.

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  5. Fischer to present Piedmont violin concert Oct. 26Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Violinist Dr. Rachael Fischer will present a concert of classical music at 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26, in the Piedmont College Center for Worship and Music in Demorest. A native of Ringgold, Fischer began studying the violin at the age of four and is an active soloist, chamber musician, orchestral musician, and educator.

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  6. Lost 87-year-old Georgia man found in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Crescent-News.com

    Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him.

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  7. Missing 87-Year-Old Georgia Man Found In IndianaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him. Indiana State Police Sgt.

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    Tuesday Oct 14 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    A Georgia driver has been re-united with his anxious family after he was pulled over in Warrick County, thinking he was still in his home state. An Indiana State Police trooper says he pulled over the 87-year old man for driving his pickup nearly 100 miles per hour this morning on I-64 near Lynnville.

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  9. 87-year-old man missing from Georgia stopped driving 100 mph in IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Police say an 87-year-old man stopped for driving nearly 100 mph on a southern Indiana highway believed he was in Georgia where family members had been looking for him. Indiana State Police Sgt.

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  10. Driver who hit school employee could face chargesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Troopers from Georgia State Patrol Post 7 in Toccoa are continuing to investigate an incident in which a Habersham County School System employee was struck and injured by a vehicle Tuesday morning. The incident occurred before school at Wilbanks Middle School in Demorest.

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  11. First Slice 10/14/14: Carter, Deal spar over HOPE scholarship in governor's raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    The fight to become Georgia's next governor has become a war of words over the future of the HOPE Scholarship. Georgia Republicans recently paid for a robo-call claiming that state Sen. Jason Carter, D-Atlanta, "wants to eliminate the HOPE scholarship for thousands of middle-class families."

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  12. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | MDJonline.com

    A university news release says Martha Nelson of New York, Naibe Reynoso of Los Angeles and Jonathan Gray of Madison, Wisconsin, are set to join the board that selects recipients of the George Foster Peabody Awards.

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  13. ISP finds missing Ga. man during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | TheIndyChannel

    Indiana State Police said a sergeant stopped a truck driving 98 mph on Interstate 64 near Lynnville, and he could tell the driver was confused. Police said the driver -- an 87-year-old man from Cornelia, Georgia -- had been driving all night and thought he was in southern Georgia.

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  14. 'Heart and Soul' fashion show finalizes plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The committee for Good Samaritan Hospital's "Heart and Soul" fashion show is working to finalize plans for its fashion fundraiser scheduled for Feb. 9, 2015 at the Oconee Clubhouse Ballroom. During the fashion show, guests will see a preview of spring fashions courtesy of Sonia Says in Athens including sportswear, evening wear, novelty shoes, handbags and formal wear.

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  15. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | The Times

    ... you don't want your dog to suffer if a medication will help. 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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  16. Fall Splendor and Trout Fishing in the North Georgia Mountains at BrigadoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Examiner.com

    With so much strife in the world and the threat of bad diseases going around, many fly fishermen are deciding to stay closer to home these days. Therefore, nowhere could be better than the fabled Soque River that winds its way through Habersham County.

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  17. Burrell sets piano concert at Piedmont Oct. 18Read the original story

    Saturday Oct 11 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Pianist and Cornelia native Benjamin Burrell of Savannah will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, in the Center for Worship and Music at Piedmont College in Demorest. Hailed as 'a true poet' on the piano, Burrell's recent concert as part of the Sunday Classical Salon Series in Cambridge, Mass., was selected by The Boston Globe as a 'Sunday Best.'

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  18. Habersham community leader to be rememberedRead the original story

    Friday Oct 10 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A leader in Habersham County community service will be remembered Saturday in Demorest. Fred Hamby, 87, of Clarkesville died Tuesday following an extended illness.

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  19. What Others Say: Knocking 'no-knock' warrantsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Nobody was hurt or killed recently when heavily armed police showed up to raid the home of a Cartersville man whose okra plants were mistaken for marijuana. Just a few months ago, a SWAT team lobbed a "flash-bang" grenade into the playpen of a 19-month-old boy during a raid at a home in rural Habersham County.

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  20. Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Habersham, Rabun and Stephens countiesRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Habersham, Rabun and Stephens counties THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A * SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... NORTHERN HABERSHAM COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA... SOUTHERN RABUN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA... NORTHERN STEPHENS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST GEORGIA... WEST CENTRAL OCONEE COUNTY IN UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA... * UNTIL 345 PM EDT * AT 245 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR BATESVILLE...OR 7 MILES NORTH OF CLARKESVILLE...AND MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

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