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  1. Rape, kidnapping among charges for man after two-hour foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

    Oakwood Police added charges including rape and kidnapping for a man accused of assaulting a woman and two officers with a knife Sunday. Police responded after 6 p.m. Sunday to the Audubon Crest Apartments on Lanier Mill Circle in Oakwood, where they said he had been holding a woman against her will.

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  2. Rape, kidnapping among charges added for man after Oakwood foot chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Times

    Oakwood Police added charges including rape and kidnapping for a man accused of assaulting a woman and two officers with a knife Sunday. Police responded after 6 p.m. Sunday to the Audubon Crest Apartments on Lanier Mill Circle in Oakwood, where they said he had been holding a woman against her will.

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  3. Authorities looking for domestic violence suspect who fled on footRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Times

    Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a domestic violence suspect who fled the scene when authorities responded to a 6:05 p.m. call Sunday in Oakwood. They responded to the Audubon Crest apartments on Lanier Mill Circle, where a woman was badly injured before being transported to the hospital, according to authorities.

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  4. SLIDESHOW: Stars shine bright at Starlight ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 27 | The Times

    ... during the 18th annual Starlight Celebration and Concert at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus in Oakwood. The event is held every year to celebrate the beginning of the school year. Students and staff from all five campuses ...

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  5. West Hall rolls up big offensive numbers to win annual rivalry showdown over JohnsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Times

    West Hall's Justin Hearn hauls in a pass for the Spartans on Friday night with Johnson's Kylan Curry covering during the first half at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium. The Spartans had more than 500 yards of total offense and scored touchdowns on six of 10 possessions in defeating Johnson 42-14 in the annual Battle of Oakwood at Bill Ellis Memorial Stadium.

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  6. Game of the Week: Arch rivals Johnson, West Hall clash in Battle of OakwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Times

    West Hall's Cooper Adams runs the ball during last Friday night's game against Gainesville High School at West Hall High School. That will be the question of the hour for fans of West Hall and Johnson tonight, as the 23rd installment of the Battle of Oakwood kicks off at 7:30 p.m. from inside the "Dungeon" of Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium.

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  7. Oakwood updating city cemetery, trying to find where bodies are buriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Times

    Caleb Davidson, a regional planner with the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, and Brandon Carlock, a GIS technician with Georgia Mountains Regional Commission, probe for graves at the Oakwood Cemetery on Thursday in Oakwood. Old maps were used to determine where bodies without markers are likely buried.

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  8. Legacy Link class seeks to help those with chronic conditions live wellRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    ... 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each Monday from Sept. 12 through Oct. 27 at the Legacy Link office, 4080 Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood. It will seek to help people dealing with arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and breathing problems live ...

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  9. Former state Rep. Carl Rogers joins Lanier TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Times

    ... and is scheduled to open in the fall of 2018. Lanier Tech's main campus has been located off Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood since the 1970s, with classes first beginning in 1966 and held in local schools, churches and civic buildings, according to its ...

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  10. Football Player of the Week: Gainesville QB D.J. Irons sharp against West HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 22 | The Times

    Gainesville High junior quarterback D.J. Irons scrambles to make a play during Friday's 20-10 win against West Hall in Oakwood. D.J. Irons showed his cerebral approach as a first-time varsity starter for Gainesville on Friday at West Hall.

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  11. Gainesville hold off West Hall in hard-fought Marvin Orenstein Kickoff Classic season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Times

    Gainesville's Martavius Davis attempts to get a first down as several West Hall defenders swarm over him during during the first half of Friday night's game at Spartan Field in Oakwood. The Red Elephants won 20-10.

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  12. Gainesville, West Hall, square off tonight in Marvin Orenstein Kickoff ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 | The Times

    ... up for battle for tonight's Marvin Orenstein Kickoff Classic at Spartan Field. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. in Oakwood. The summer has been what Miller calls a work in progress. He enters this season opener with only two returning starters on the ...

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  13. Hawgin' on Lanier brings out various competitors Aug. 27 to Laurel ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times

    ... last year. It was held in conjunction with Hawgin' On Lanier. The Rossis, including wife and mom Maryam, are from Oakwood. Barbecue cooks competing for the bragging rights, adults salivating over the drool-worthy dishes, children playing on giant ...

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  14. Blossman Gas shows off 178-square-foot all-propane house in OakwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times

    ... The Blossman tiny house was available to walk through Wednesday at the Blossman Gas store on Mundy Mill Road in Oakwood. Blossman Gas, the eighth-largest propane company in the U.S. is currently touring its all-propane tiny house throughout the ...

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  15. Oakwood to save $1.6 million through sewer debt refinancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times

    Oakwood refinanced its sewer debt Wednesday, a move that's expected to save taxpayers about $1.6 million over 20 years. City Council voted to approve an agreement with the Gainesville-Hall County Development Authority issuing revenue bonds that will, in effect, reduce Oakwood's interest rate on some $11 million in debt to 1.73 percent from 4.18 percent.

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  16. Annual Starlight Celebration to feature music, fireworks Aug. 27 in OakwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Times

    Ethan Wood, 7, plays in the spray of bubbles in June 2011 at the University of North Georgia Gainesville campus during the annual Starlight Concert.

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  17. Turn lane extension planned at UNG and Mundy Mill RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 | The Times

    The Georgia Department of Transportation has approved a quick response project at hugely congested Ga. 53 and Mathis Drive at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus in Oakwood.

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  18. Ola Mae CampbellRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... Vickie West and husband Tommy, Veronica Smith and husband Andy, all of Pendergrass; sister, Latrelle Vickers, Oakwood; brother Russell Cheek, Gainesville; grandsons, Waylon Thomas and wife Courtney, Hoschton, and Jessie Thomas and wife Melissa, ...

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  19. Strength in numbers for RebelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | Douglas County Sentinel

    ... head coach Frank Vohun will lead his squad into the preseason scrimmage on Friday evening against West Hall in Oakwood. The Rebels officially open the season on Aug. 26 at Temple. The Haralson County High School football team's linemen hope to ...

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  20. An interchange divided: Pros, cons weigh in on Exit 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 30 | The Times

    ... lead transportation planning agency, named the project as its top priority in November 2012, at the request of Oakwood Mayor Lamar Scroggs. Alan Wayne, also of Radial Property Group, voted for the measure; he couldn't be reached for comment. The ...

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