Wisconsin children still have nightmares after 'flash bang' incident
The family of six was asleep in the home of a relative in Cornelia, Georgia, when police raided in the early mornings hours of May 28 and tossed a stun grenade.
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Wed Jul 09, 2014
441 back open in Habersham County
Highway 441 northbound was back open in Habersham County following a one-vehicle wreck near Tom Born Road Wednesday afternoon.
Family of toddler injured by flash bang grenade arrive at home and plan lawsuit
Justice is the dream of a Janesville family after their 1-year-old son was severely injured during a drug raid near Atlanta Georgia.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Johnson appointed Habersham chief magistrate judge
Gerald William Johnson of Demorest has been appointed Habersham County chief magistrate judge.
Driver indicted in death of Demorest 5yearold
More than three and one-half years after a wreck that claimed the life of 5-year-old Haley Jade Robinson of Demorest, a driver has been indicted in the case.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Could SWAT team that nearly killed toddler with stun grenade be held in contempt of court?
In case you missed it, back in May two-year-old Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh was nearly killed when a flashbang grenade thrown by a SWAT team in Cornelia, Georgia, an hour north of Atlanta, landed in his playpen and exploded in his face.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Motorcyclists hurt in 3vehicle wreck
Two motorcyclists were hurt just before noon Thursday when their bikes collided with a minivan near Cornelia.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Demorest gearing up for Glorious Fourth of July
The City of Demorest is gearing up for a milestone Independence Day celebration.
Former Baldwin cop arrested for child molestation
A former investigator for the Baldwin Police Department was charged this week with child molestation, according to the Banks County Sheriff's Office.
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Community Rallies for Baby "Bou Bou"
Alecia Phonesavanh, said words can't describe what it feels like to see her son, whom family members call "Bou Bou," laugh and walk again.
Baby Bou Bou makes first public appearance
Besides the scars still healing on his face, neck and the hole still in his chest, 19-month-old Bounkham 'Bou Bou' Phonesavanh seemed happy at a breakfast farewell and fundraiser for his family Wednesday.
Demorest Council designates Johnny Mize Drive
A segment of Laurel Drive between Georgia Street and Massachusetts Boulevard has been renamed for Johnny Mize.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Habersham, authority reach agreement to help solidify hospital
In joint called meetings of both bodies Tuesday night, the Habersham County Commission and Hospital Authority of Habersham County took steps to solidify the hospital's finances.
Fire reported at Cornelia RaceTrac
Cornelia Fire Department personnel were called to a reported commercial fire at RaceTrac convenience store on Business Highway 441 around 3 a.m. Wednesday.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Two established primary care practices join TLC
Two well established primary care physicians - W. Rhett Weaver, M.D., FACP, of Mountain Internal Medicine and Michael Mulberry, M.D., of Valley View Medical Center - have joined The Lonegstreet Clinic effective today.
Farewell Breakfast For Bou Bou And Family
A farewell breakfast for the Phonesavanh family and their victimized son, Baby Bou Bou, will be held on Wednesday, July 2 at the Delightful Eatz Restaurant as they prepare to return to their home in Wisconsin.
Sat Jun 28, 2014
State probing cause of fire that destroyed Alto daycare
State fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that heavily damaged a longtime Habersham County daycare center near Alto overnight Friday.
Gainesville among places in state getting GDOT roadside beautification grants
GAINESVILLE, Ga. - The Georgia Department of Transportation announces awards of $359,782 to the Northeast Georgia Region from Georgia Transportation Enhancement Grants.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Red Cross seeking donors to ward off summer blood shortage
The American Red Cross has launched a campaign for blood donors in order to avoid a summer shortage.
Fire destroys Habersham County home
Fire ripped through a 2,000-square-foot brick house outside Clarkesville early Thursday.