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Job Expo Next Week in Blairsville

July 30, 2015

More than 20 employers have signed up to participate in the North Georgia Regional Career Expo in Union County The Expo takes place Tuesday, Aug. 4. from 2-6 p.m. on the Blairsville campus of North Georgia Technical College. The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) is helping the Joint Economic Development Authority of Fannin and Towns…

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Emergency Missing Child Alert

July 30, 2015

Paulding County authorities and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation are looking for a white 2007 Chevrolet Cobalt LS four-door sedan with Georgia Tag: PZH 9125. Authorities say early Thursday morning, 12-year old William Dorian Moxley was abducted by 33-year old Timothy Lee Wilson and is believed to be in extreme danger. Moxley is believed to…

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Next Week Could be a Wet One

July 30, 2015

With rain showers popping up here and there throughout the County this past month, it could be hard to imagine that Georgia is below average for rainfall this year, but that is the case. USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says that next week could put the whole southeast back on track… “Georgia and the Carolinas look…

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Tax Relief for Georgians this Weekend

July 30, 2015

This weekend marks another tax-free weekend for Georgians. The tax-free weekend will begin on Friday, July 31, and end on Saturday, August 1. According to the Georgia Retail Association, the tax break is centered around creating lower cost for Georgians preparing for the upcoming school year, with sales taxes being lifted on all school supplies,…

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Educational Weekend for Dog Owners

July 30, 2015

The Rabun County Bark Park will be hosting a free educational event this weekend. The event will begin at 11am on Saturday, August 1st. The educational class will be taught by Brenda Nash, the topic will be on therapy dogs. Anyone may attend the class and you do not have to bring your dog. The…

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Former Habersham Deputy Pleads Not Guilty in Flash Bang Grenade Case

July 30, 2015

The Associated Press is reporting that a former Habersham County deputy sheriff has entered a “not guilty” plea to charges of providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid in which a toddler was critically injured. U.S. attorneys said 29-year-old Nikki Autry of Clarkesville, a former Habersham County deputy sheriff…

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Local Investigator Takes Statewide Award

July 29, 2015

During the weekend before last, down in Savannah, Ga., Local Investigator for the D.A.’s Office, Don Page, received a state wide honor… “At the Prosecuting Attorney Council Annual Summer Conference, I received the Investigator of the Year Award.” District Attorney Offices across the State of Georgia are broken down into three divisions, based on size,…

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Fire Renders Dynamite Safe

July 29, 2015

A small shed near Lake Keowee that contained dynamite was set afire yesterday for the purpose of making the dynamite safe.  After the owner of the shed found the dynamite, Keowee Fire Department responded to Doug Hollow Road and was joined eventually by the bomb squad from Anderson.  The experts advised local authorities that the…

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UPDATED:Commissioner on the Move

July 29, 2015

Rabun County Commissioner Bob Fink has put his home up for sale. With plans to move to Kingwood, Fink would no longer be living in the post he was voted to represent, according to The Secretary of State’s Office there is no State Ordinance that would prevent him from still representing the Post. According to…

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Friday Afternoon Fire in Clayton

July 28, 2015

A Friday afternoon fire damaged a home in Clayton, says Fire Captain, Justin Upchurch… “We had a small fire at a residence on East Pine Crest, in Clayton. It appeared that the fire started around a fan, it was a electrical fire in nature.” A quick knockdown of the flames by firefighters from stations 1,6,…

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  • July 30, 2015 12:00 pmClayton Lions Club
  • August 1, 2015 9:00 am80's Flashback 8K
  • August 9, 2015 10:30 amTiger Baptist Church Homecoming
  • August 13, 2015 12:00 pmClayton Lions Club
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