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Blue Ridge 20/20 Plan Presented to City Council

Speaking for an informal action committee composed of downtown business owners, residents, and civic planning professionals, Charles "Bo" Chance outlined an extensive study to address continued revitalization of the downtown area.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WTVC

Rabid Fox Bites Fannin County Resident

A fox that has tested positive for rabies bit a resident of Morganton in Fannin County, Georgia Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Morganton, GA, Vaccinations, Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

WWAY-TV Wilmington

Hurricane Arthur doesn't turn away tourists

As the saying goes "if you don't like the weather in Eastern North Carolina, just wait a day", and that stood true on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Arthur, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Blue Ridge, GA

WTVC

Rabid Fox Bites Fannin County Resident

A fox that has tested positive for rabies bit a resident of Morganton in Fannin County, Georgia Thursday morning.

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Related Topix: Morganton, GA, Vaccinations, Health

Wed Jul 02, 2014

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Despite National Media Uproar, Georgia's Gun Law Takes Effect with Little Consequence

Georgia's new gun law went in effect today . HB 60, which passed both the House and Senate by large margins , expands the list of places where Georgians possessing a 'carry license' can legally possess a firearm to include schools, bars, churches, and government buildings.

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Related Topix: Blue Ridge, GA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

WTVC

Water Shortage, 'Boil Water Advisory' in Copperhill

The City of Copperhill has issued a plea to citizens to conserve water, and issued a "Boil Water Advisory."

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Related Topix: McCaysville, GA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Effingham Herald

Speaker Ralston faces a choice

As the speaker of the Georgia House, David Ralston is one of the most powerful men at the state capitol.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Governors, Blue Ridge, GA

Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Times-Herald

Ga. schools resist arming teachers despite new law

Georgia school leaders are turning down a new option to arm teachers, arguing that it doesn't make kids any safer and creates more problems than state lawmakers intended to solve.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Family, Kids, Education Etc., Georgia

Wed Jun 25, 2014

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Jane Prince Thurman : Obituary

Jane Prince Thurman, age 90 of Ellijay, Georgia passed from this life on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at her residence.

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Related Topix: Gilmer County, GA, Ellijay, GA, Blue Ridge, GA, Wesleyan College, Tennessee Wesleyan College, University of Georgia, Crisp County, GA, Cordele, GA

Fri Jun 20, 2014

The Chronicle-Telegram

Adoptees search for lost families after off-the-books adoptions

  McCAYSVILLE, Ga. (AP) - They were adopted off-the-books decades ago, scattered by a Georgia doctor who took $100 or $1,000 or something in between to send desperate couples home with new sons and daughters. Now some of the adoptees have turned to fresh DNA testing in hopes of reconnecting with the biological families they Read More...

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The Miami Herald

5 things to know about 'Hicks babies' background

Prized lefty Andrew Heaney, firing a pitch during the first inning Thursday night against the Mets, allowed one run on four hits in six innings in his major-league debut.

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Related Topix: McCaysville, GA

Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Long scattered, adoptees search for lost family

Now some of the adoptees have turned to fresh DNA testing in hopes of reconnecting with the biological families they never knew, before time runs out.

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Related Topix: McCaysville, GA, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy

WRDW-TV Augusta

Long scattered, adoptees search for lost family

A northern Georgia doctor running off-the-books adoptions in the 1950s and '60s placed infants with out-of-state parents who were listed on records as the children's real parents.

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Related Topix: McCaysville, GA

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Out of the blue and into the black: North Georgia towns starting to see boon from alcohol sales

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. - Tourists pack the sidewalks of this mountain town, and merchants offer everything from wine tasting to hot stone massage to bamboo fly-fishing rods handmade by the store's owner - who was commissioned by former President Jimmy Carter to build a trout rod.

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Wed Jun 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

New tool asks helps you find a town to match your politics

Choosing where to live hinges, for many, on one of a select few questions: How much is the average rent? Are the schools good? Can I commute to work easily? To answer that last question, Clarity Campaigns has unveiled a tool, drawing on TargetSmart data, to help each user find the most politically suitable town in their state.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Epworth, GA

The Chatsworth Times

Murray rescue joins search for missing Ellijay man

Members of the Murray County Rescue Squad were called Tuesday afternoon to aid in the search of a missing Ellijay man, 68 year old Earl "Tater" Townsend.

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Related Topix: Gilmer County, GA, Ellijay, GA, Murray County, GA, Pickens County, GA, Tate, GA

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