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Habersham County Newswire

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  1. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | The Times

    ... seen it. A board certified dermatologist may see it monthly. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about your pet? He can be reached at [email protected] .

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  2. Ex-Georgia deputy sheriff pleads not guilty in botched raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A former Habersham County deputy sheriff has pleaded not guilty to providing false information to get a warrant that led to a botched raid that left a toddler critically injured. Attorney Jeff Brickman told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday that Nikki Autry never intentionally misled the judge who signed a no-knock warrant that led to a member of a task force throwing a flash grenade into a home.

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  3. Former deputy pleads not guilty in flash bang caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | MyFoxAtlanta

    When members of a special narcotics squad peeled off to hit this Habersham County home just after midnight last year, they thought their target was a heavily-armed drug compound. "There's a baby in there.

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  4. Former Habersham deputy charged in raid pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The Times

    A former Habersham County Sheriff's Office deputy has pleaded not guilty after she was indicted last week for allegedly giving false information to obtain a search warrant for a drug raid, in which a toddler was severely injured. Nikki Autry, 29, of Clarkesville, pleaded not guilty Tuesday in federal court to the allegations of providing false evidence to a magistrate judge, which is considered a federal civil rights violation.

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  5. Radley Balko: Lessons From The Drug Raid That Burned a Georgia...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Instapundit.com

    RADLEY BALKO: Lessons From The Drug Raid That Burned A Georgia Toddler. "Last week, federal prosecutors announced that former Georgia deputy Nikki Autry would be indicted on charges of making false statements to a judge in order to obtain a warrant to raid a home in Habersham County.

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  6. Parks & Rec director Cooper headed to HabershamRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Barrow County News

    Although he has spent most of the last decade as the director of Parks and Recreation for Barrow County, Kurt Cooper is stepping down and will be starting the same position in Habersham County on August 3. "I want to thank the community that's been here for nine years. I've gotten to see kids at 6-years old grow to be 15-years old and age out of the program," Kurt Cooper, outgoing director of Parks and Recreation, said.

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  7. Lessons from the drug raid that burned a Georgia toddlerRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | The Washington Post

    Last week, federal prosecutors announced that former Georgia deputy Nikki Autry would be indicted on charges of making false statements to a judge in order to obtain a warrant to raid a home in Habersham County. During that raid, one deputy blindly deployed a flash grenade that landed in a playpen, critically injuring a toddler.

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  8. Donald ShirleyRead the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... in Line Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors provided by the Grant Reeves VFW Post 7720, the Habersham County American Legion Post 84, the Rabun County DAV Chapter 15, and the Georgia National Guard. Flowers are accepted or donations ...

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  9. A Bogus Warrant, a Burned Baby, and an Immoral WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Reason Magazine

    Shortly after midnight on May 28, 2014, Habersham County, Georgia, Deputy Sheriff Nikki Autry asked Magistrate Judge James Butterworth for a "no knock" warrant to search a house on Lakeview Heights Circle in Cornelia. In her application, Autry, a special agent with the Mountain Judicial Circuit Narcotics Criminal Investigation and Suppression Team, said a confidential informant "was able to purchase a quantity of methamphetamine from Wanis Thonetheva" at the house she wanted to search.

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  10. Baldwin fire chief recovering from injuriesRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | MainStreetNews.com

    Baldwin Fire Chief Joe Roy, 46, is recovering, at Emory Hospital, Atlanta, from injures he suffered when he was struck by a truck on Saturday morning. Just before 11 a.m. on July 25, a 2012 Toyota Tundra pickup truck, driven by R.W. Nored, 70, Dahlonega, struck Roy while he was taking part in a boot drive in Habersham County.

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  11. Feds indict former Georgia deputy sheriff for her role in botched SWAT raid that maimed toddlerRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Fire Dog Lake

    In the early morning hours of May 28, 2014, Nikki Autry, a deputy sheriff in Habersham County, Georgia, presented a search warrant affidavit to the magistrate judge, swearing under oath that a known confidential informant who had been reliable in the past purchased a small amount of methamphetamine from an individual standing outside a residence. Based on this information, the judge issued a "no-knock" warrant.

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  12. Matthew SiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Times

    ... e physiology. Your veterinarian can help with selecting one. Matthew Sisk is a practicing veterinarian from Habersham County. Have questions about your pet? He can be reached at [email protected]

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  13. Piedmont College earns national recognition as 'College of Distinction'Read the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Innovative learning opportunities at Piedmont College earned the school recognition from Colleges of Distinction, a national college guide for high school students and undergraduates. To be considered for the College of Distinction honor, schools are evaluated according to four criteria: "Engaged Students," "Great Teaching," "Vibrant Community" and "Successful Outcomes."

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  14. Habersham firefighter injured while collecting donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | The Times

    A firefighter in Habersham County collecting money for a boot drive was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital late Saturday morning after being struck by a vehicle. Cpl. Matt Moorman with Georgia State Patrol said the firefighter, whose name was not available as of press time Saturday, was standing on the double yellow line at the intersection of Ga.

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  15. Family of baby injured by flashbang grenade supports indictment of former deputyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | FOX Carolina

    The family of a toddler critically injured when a flashbang grenade went off in his playpen is calling the indictment of a former Habersham County Deputy who lead the drug raid a first step on the road to justice. Bounkham "Bou Bou" Phonesavanh and his mom Alecia spoke with CBS 46 via Skype Thursday from Wisconsin where they moved after the incident.

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  16. When Drug Warriors Burn a Baby, Who's to Blame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 24 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... by this sickening incident go far beyond police dishonesty: Shortly after midnight on May 28, 2014, Habersham County, Georgia, Deputy Sheriff Nikki Autry asked Magistrate Judge James Butterworth for a "no knock" warrant to search a house on Lakeview ...

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  17. Former Habersham deputy indicted in botched raid ...Read the original story

    Friday Jul 24 | Cross Roads News

    Former Habersham County Sheriff's Deputy Nikki Autry was indicted on July 22 on four counts of criminal civil rights violations for her role in the drug raid that severely injured 19-month-old Bounkham "Baby Bou-Bou" Phonessavah on May 28, 2014. A federal grand jury in Atlanta indicted Autry on violation of Title 18 of the U.S. Code, Section 242.

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  18. Mother reacts to federal indictmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The Janesville Gazette

    The attorney for the family of a Janesville boy injured by a police flash-bang grenade in Georgia last year said Wednesday's federal indictment shows the family was not at fault, as some have suggested. The indictment charges a Habersham County, Georgia, sheriff's deputy with making false statements to convince a magistrate to issue the search warrant that permitted the no-knock police raid on the house in Cornelia, Georgia, on May 28, 2014. 1 comment

  19. Netroots Radio Presents The After Show with Wink & Justice: "Thank God It's Gioved "Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Daily Kos

    If it's Thursday on The After Show with Wink & Justice; then Thank God It's GiovedA ! Oklahoma prosecutors seized assets from suspects to pay down their own student debt and live rent-free; a fomer Deputy from Habersham County, Georgia is indicted for false information in a search warrant for a drug raid that left a toddler maimed; and a Republican sponsored Senate bill could kick 200,000 seniors off Social Security if they have an arrest warrant.

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  20. When Drug Warriors Burn A Baby, Who's To Blame?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Forbes.com

    ... Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, and many other publications. Shortly after midnight on May 28, 2014, Habersham County, Georgia, Deputy Sheriff Nikki Autry asked Magistrate Judge James Butterworth for a "no knock" warrant to search a house on ...

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