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  1. South GA residents disappointed by another year with no tax-free weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Many community members in one South Georgia city were not happy to hear that the tax-free weekend wouldn't be taking place again for the second year in a row. Now, some people in Valdosta are making other arrangements to get a better bang for their buck. 1 comment

  2. Gun industry sees banks as new threat to 2nd AmendmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Ramey and others in the gun industry are finding corporate Ameri... . In this April 25, 2018, photo, the owners and employees of Honor Defense, a gunmaker in Gainesville, Ga., pose in the company's lobby.

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  3. Restaurant Report Card: Olive Bistro scores 58; Smoke House BBQ wins Golden SpatulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    Smoke House BBQ on Atlanta Highway in the Gainesville-Oakwood area is really good, and has been in business 40-years. It all began with a lady everyone likes to call "meme."

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  4. Teen's body pulled from Lake Lanier after he didn't resurfaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    The Gainesville Times reports that Hall County Fire Services responded to call around 9:20 p.m. Sunday. They were told 19 year-old Stephen Frederick of Peachtree Corners, had jumped from the second story of a dock and had not resurfaced.

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  5. One dead after school bus with several students aboard collides with vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    One person is dead and several people were hospitalized following a crash involving a school bus with 19 students aboard in Hall County Wednesday morning. The head-on crash happened around 7 a.m. and involved a school bus from Mt.

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  6. Hall County man jailed, accused of groping teen boysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    James Jackson Hall III, 54, was arrested on Thursday and charged with two counts of child molestation and two counts of sexual battery stemming from an incident on January 31. Police say Hall approached two teenage boys in separate locations in the New Holland area, asked them a series of questions before groping them and taking off. A search warrant was executed on Hall's home on Indian Circle in Gainesville.

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  7. Hall County teen accused of molesting underage girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | WALB-TV Albany

    A 17 year-old Hall County man has been arrested after he allegedly sexually molested a girl in September of 2017. Lucas Rink, 17, was taken into custody on Monday at a home on the 2900 block of Wallace Road in Gainesville.

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  8. Gainesville man arrested for transaction card fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Authorities say King used a financial transaction card at a location in the 900 Block of Gainesville Highway on five occasions, without authority or consent from the victim in this case. King was taken into custody booked in at the Hall County Jail.

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  9. Source: Dunwoody Police DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Police have located an elderly woman who went missing. Velma Harrison, 80, was located in Rome by a citizen who recognized the vehicle from the Mattie's Call.

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  10. Hall County teacher, coach accused of sexual contact with studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A coach at a Hall County high school has been arrested and is accused of engaging in unwanted sexual contact with a female student at the school. Webster Demetrius Daniel, 42, a teacher and coach of the girl's basketball team at Chestatee High School in Gainesville, was arrested and charged with sexual assault against a student and sexual battery.

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  11. Traffic accident in Gainesville sends 11 to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    A traffic accident involving a tank at the intersection of Queen City Parkway and West Ridge is causing motorists to find detours around the area.

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  12. Virginia House up for grabs after Democrats' historic gainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Hurst celebrates with a packed room of supporters at The Hyatt Pla... . Democrat Chris Hurst defeated Republican Joseph Yost to win House of Delegates District 12 on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Blacksburg, Va.

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  13. Police searching for armed bank robbery suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    According to police, the armed suspect entered the Wells Fargo bank branch on Jesse Jewell Parkway in New Holland and demanded cash. He then left the scene on foot.

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  14. Transgender woman wins Virginia House seat, making historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    If Roem wins, she wo... . Danica Roem, right, who is running for house of delegates against GOP incumbent Robert Marshall, campaigns as voters take to the ballot boxes at Gainesville Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, in Gaine... .

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  15. Rachel Ann Grose | Source: Hall County Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Rachel Ann Grose, 23, was located at a residence in the 3200 block of Hall Street in Gainesville November 2. Police say Grose stole the lottery tickets from a BP store located in the 3600 block of White Sulphur Road May 1.

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  16. Teen killed, two arrested after crash while allegedly racing vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Jesus Martinez Mondragon, 17, was a passenger in the vehicle being driven 19 year-old Brandon Eduardo Sanchez. According to the Gainesville Police Department, Sanchez was allegedly racing another vehicle down Millside Parkway near Mundy Mill Road when he lost control, crossed the median and struck a tree.

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  17. Pilot injured after small plane makes emergency landing in Dawson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    CBS46 has received word that a small plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Atlanta Motorsports Park, a small raceway just off Highway 53 in Dawson County. According to the Dawsonville Fire Department, the small plane was flying out of Gainesville around 8:30 a.m. when it experienced mechanical issues and was forced to land.

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  18. Georgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacksRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Discriminated against in life, they were forgotten by their community in death, buried in unmarked graves in the back of the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Georgia. The final resting places of the 1,146 black souls who once lived and worked there were anonymous.

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