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  1. No Cracker Barrel planned in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    If you've been wondering about something in your community, Ask The Times is your place to get answers. The following questions were submitted by readers and answered through the efforts of our news staff.

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  2. Basketball: Gainesville boys, Buford girls split nonregion battleRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    There was a symmetry unity at play on Friday night in Buford. D'Marcus Simonds looked very much at home on the court he used to call home -- and continued to look very comfortable with his new teammates as he led Gainesville to a 82-59 win over Buford.

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  3. Tampa Swimming and Diving Teams Extend Leads at NSU Shark InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    Meet records fell in eight of the 10 events contested Friday night during the second night of finals at the NSU Shark Invitational, as the University of Tampa stretched its leads in both the men's and women's team standings heading into day three. The Nova Southeastern University swimming and diving teams closed day two of the Shark Invitational, swimming 11 NCAA provisional times, one NCAA qualifying time and breaking five Shark Invitational records.

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  4. There's still time: Christmas shipping hasn't sailed yetRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Times

    The Gainesville Post Office on Green Street is among the U.S. Postal Service locations ready for the last-minute Christmas shipping rush. With Christmas just a few days away, the scramble for last-minute gifts is matched only by the rush to ship them.

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  5. Spread the Cheer: Take Your 'Tannebaum' to Be 'Treecyled'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Patch.com

    When your live Christmas tree is past its fragrant, sparkly prime, give it a new sense of purpose through the City of Suwanee's "treecycling" campaign, which is part of Keep Georgia Beautiful's annual Bring One for the Chipper program. Area residents may drop off their former live Christmas trees at Sims Lake Park, located at 4600 Suwanee Dam Road, from December 26 through January 31. Decorations, lights, and stands should be removed from all trees, which will be mulched for use in City parks.

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  6. 13-year-old girl saves brothers from fireRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    A fire broke out at a home in the 3100 block of Hall Garden Road in Snellville around 7:30 a.m. Thursday. Ania Polk heard the smoke alarm going off and after checking out the house, she saw the kitchen was on fire.

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  7. Dragons Fall To Cartersville In Tough GameRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Fetch Your News

    Yesterday, the Dragons varsity basketball team traveled to take on the Purple Hurricanes of Cartersville in 7AAAA region play. This was the make up to a game that had to be rescheduled due to the football team of Cartersville hosting Buford in a AAAA semi-final game.

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  8. 'Nettes lose back and forth game to the Lady CanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Fetch Your News

    Yesterday, the 'Nettes varsity basketball team traveled to Cartersville to take on the Lady Canes in 7AAAA action. This game was rescheduled from several weeks ago due to Cartersville's football team hosting Buford in a AAAA semi-final playoff game.

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  9. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... some new schools and attendance zones in a plan that's expected to involve more than 13,000 students. The Gwinnett County school board on Thursday night approved the plan to redraw the attendance areas to relieve crowding at some existing schools. ...

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  10. Gwinnett Schools Approve Redistricting Plan With ModificationsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Gwinnett County School Board approved its system redistricting plan Thursday and included some modifications to help ease parents' concerned over the changes. The school system is redistricting to accommodate the opening of four new schools in 2015, including a new high school cluster in the area directly south of Ga.

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  11. Trussville BOE approves bidder for Jack Wood Stadium demolitionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune

    TriStar of America, based out of Norcross, Ga., was revealed last Thursday as the apparent low bidder. TriStar's base bid was $374,000.

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  12. Former Boy Scouts Leader Sentenced in Child Molestation TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Harry Brett Taylor, the former Boy Scouts leader, who was accused of molesting and shooting photos of more than a dozen children more than six years ago, was convicted and sentenced in Gwinnett County Thursday. Taylor, 50, of Lawrenceville, was sentenced to two life terms, plus 10 years, according to a Gwinnett Daily Post report.

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  13. Mary Oakley JohnsonRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Tribune News

    Mary Oakley Johnson, 81, of Lawrenceville, passed away Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at the Eastside Medical Center in Snellville. Services were 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 15, at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel of Ginn Funeral Home. Interment was in the Franklin Memorial Gardens, North.

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  14. Ex-Cub Scout Leader Sent to Prison in Child Molestation CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WCTV Tallahassee

    A former Cub Scout leader in suburban Atlanta has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of child molestation in a case authorities say involved more than a dozen children. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 50-year-old Harry Brett Taylor of Lawrenceville was given the prison term Thursday in Gwinnett County.

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  15. College Notes: Dacula Students Make Honors Lists for Fall 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Two Dacula students were among the 150 outstanding high school seniors invited to attend Georgia Southern University's 10th Annual Southern Scholars Showcase recently in Statesboro, Ga.

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  16. ExCub Scout leader sent to prison in Lawrenceville child molestation caseRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    A former Cub Scout leader in Gwinnett County has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of child molestation in a case authorities say involved more than a dozen children. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that 50-year-old Harry Brett Taylor of Lawrenceville was given the prison term Thursday in Gwinnett County.

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  17. Exhibitus and Kawneer Named 2014 Event Design Award WinnerRead the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    Exhibitus' client Kawneer, an Alcoa company, has won a Silver Award in the category of Best Trade Show Environment in the 2014 Event Design Awards. Sponsored by Event Marketer, the Event Design Awards recognize the best event and exhibit environments among the Event industry's top experience designers and innovators, reflecting how the world's best creative studios are reinventing experience design.

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  18. Gwinnett County school board approves new attendance zonesRead the original story

    Yesterday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The board of Georgia's largest school system has approved some new schools and attendance zones in a plan that's expected to involve more than 13,000 students. The Gwinnett County school board on Thursday night approved the plan to redraw the attendance areas to relieve crowding at some existing schools.

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  19. Best Of NAMA Regional Events AnnouncedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Agri Marketing

    BEST OF NAMA REGIONAL EVENTS ANNOUNCED Dec. 19, 2014 National Agri-Marketing Association reports: NAMA Regions and Chapters are making plans for their individual Best of NAMA Awards events. We know you won't want to miss these fun events, so we're providing the various dates so you can add as many as you'd like to your calendar.

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  20. Civil War in Georgia, Week 34: The Federals Encircle SavannahRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    Taleiyah Brown, 12, was last seen getting off the school bus at the Chelsea Ridge Apartments and into a red, four-door vehicle. News Nearby: Gwinnett Fire said Ania Polk took what she learned at school to get the kids out of the Thursday blaze in the Snellville-area.

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