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  1. Thomas (Tom) Arthur HallRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Beverley Today

    A funeral service was held at the Parish Church, Driffield on Thursday, 11 December, for Mr Tom Hall, of Eastgate North, Driffield, who died on 29 November. Tom was born in Norton on 23 October, 1947 to Thomas and Jean Fenwick.

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  2. Will Protecting Religious Freedom Damage Georgia's Reputation? Two Opposing ViewsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Peach Pundit

    Two days ago a letter was sent to all 180 state Representatives from Trey Childress of a group called Competitive Georgia . According to the Political Insider, the group is " a coalition of mostly business interests "united against discrimination."

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  3. Traffic shift planned Friday in BraseltonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The Georgia Department of Transportation announced a traffic shift on State Route 347 for Friday, near Interstate 985. Weather permitting, crews will shift traffic no later than 2:30 p.m. onto the newly rebuilt lanes of SR 347 east from I-985 almost to Hog Mountain Road, according to a press release from DOT Spokeswoman Teri Pope.

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  4. GNTC Announces 2015 GOAL NomineesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The GOAL nominees for GNTC stand with the 2015 Chevy Cruise that will be awarded by Chevrolet to the State GOAL winner.

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  5. Low gas prices mean busy holiday roadways, GOHS says stay safeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WALB-TV Albany

    With gas prices so low, officials believe there will be a record number of drivers on the road the next couple of weeks. The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is giving tips of what we should do to stay safe on the busy roadways for the holidays.

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  6. Georgia Restricting Lane Closures During Holiday Travel PeriodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    Georgia transportation officials say they're restricting lane closures on interstates and major state routes to accommodate for increased traffic during upcoming holidays.

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  7. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Georgia transportation officials say they're restricting lane closures on interstates and major state routes to accommodate for increased traffic during upcoming holidays.

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  8. Deal: Hyundai Glovis Georgia relocation to create 190 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Hyundai Glovis Georgia will relocate its parts consolidation center to West Point, creating up to 190 jobs over four years, according to the Governor's Office. Hyundai Glovis Georgia will relocate its parts consolidation center to West Point, creating up to 190 jobs over four years, according to the Governor's Office.

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  9. Georgia Offers Tips for Safe Holiday TripsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTVY Dothan

    With significantly lower gas prices, more drivers are likely to be on the road to visit family and friends this holiday season, so the Governor's Office of Highway Safety is reminding motorists of a few simple safety precautions to take before heading out. "We always tell people to buckle up, slow down, drive sober and put down the cell phone, but now is also the time to turn your attention to your car," said GOHS Director Harris Blackwood.

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  10. Florida pastor: First Amendment doesn't apply to...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    A conservative Christian pastor in Boca Raton, Florida says that the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution only applies to traditional, accepted religions like Christianity, not "malevolent and evil" faiths like Satanism. NBC Channel 12 News reported Wednesday that Pastor Mark D. Boykin of the Church of All Nations is furious that the Lake Worth, Florida City Commission has allowed opening prayers to deities other than the Christian God.

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  11. Georgia's Unemployment Rate Drops Significantly To 7.2 Percent In NovemberRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Chattanoogan.com

    The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 7.2 percent.

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  12. Commission tables shrinking BOER, seeks new court feeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    The plan, which will be revisited after the first of the new year, would shrink the now seven-member board to three appointees and would require approval by the Georgia General Assembly.

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  13. More Georgians WorkingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Southeast Georgia Today

    December 18-- The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that Georgia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for November was 7.2 percent. This is a significant drop from the previously released preliminary rate of 7.7 percent in October, which has been revised to 7.6 percent.

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  14. Georgia unemployment drops to 7.2 percentRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | News 4 Jax

    Compared to the national unemployment rate, Georgia's rate is higher. The national jobless rate for November remained unchanged at 5.8 percent.

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  15. GDOT restricting lane closures during holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Georgia transportation officials say they're restricting lane closures on interstates and major state routes to accommodate for increased traffic during upcoming holidays.

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  16. GDOT won't close lanes on major insterstates this holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | WSTR-FM Atlanta

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  17. Ga. Baptist Convention urges Mayor Reed to apologize, reverse suspension of fire chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Business Journal

    The Georgia Baptist Convention is asking Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to reinstate, and apologize to, Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran . In late November, Reed suspended Cochran for one month without pay after the fire chief published a book that says homosexuality and having multiple sexual partners is "vile," "vulgar", and "inappropriate".

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  18. Chatterbox: Angelucci heading to Texas, but not for tamales with HinojosaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Cobb school board Chairwoman Kathleen Angelucci announced via Facebook on Thursday she and husband Jay Angelucci are moving to Texas after the New Year.

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  19. Georgia-based company issues cheese recallRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MyFoxAtlanta

    In the aftermath of Michael Brown's death, legal activists suggested that some of the raw anger that erupted in suburban St. Louis had its roots in an unlikely place - traffic court. Atlanta city officials have announced the sale and redevelopment plan for a struggling downtown shopping center.

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  20. TB patient won't be coming to Coweta CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Times-Herald

    The tuberculosis patient who is currently being held in the Troup County Jail for refusing to take his medication is no longer contagious, but he won't be coming to Coweta County when he is released from the jail, according to a health spokesperson. Dao Vo, a Coweta resident, has been held in the Troup County Jail since mid-November in a negative pressure cell in the medical ward.

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