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Saturday May 26th, 2018 11:35AM

Local/State News

Braselton Library to host acclaimed novelist Karen White in June
The Braselton Library will be the first stop on a national tour for acclaimed novelist Karen White and her new historical fiction “Dreams of Falling.”
9:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Collins co-sponsors measure to combat opioid epidemic
North Georgia Congressman Doug Collins this week introduced the Substance Abuse Prevention Act in the U.S. House
9:00AM ( 2 hours ago )
Two charged in Walton County murder, four face charges in Barrow County
Two men believed to be involved in a murder case that has a connection to Barrow County have been charged in Walton County for felony murder and aggravated assault.
6:43AM ( 4 hours ago )
Brenau University creates Center for the Arts & Design
Brenau University recently announced creation of the Center for the Arts & Design, a collection of the university’s esteemed programs providing student-centered art and design education based on inquiry and innovation.
6:00AM ( 5 hours ago )
Responders rush to near drowning of 3-year-old Habersham child
A 3-year-old child was taken to Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta after a near-drowning incident outside Clarkesville Friday afternoon.
8:16PM ( 15 hours ago )
Overturned tractor-trailer impedes holiday travel in Tallulah Falls
The Georgia State Patrol reports a wreck involving two tractor-trailer trucks, one of which overturned, resulted in minor injuries to one driver Friday afternoon.
7:25PM ( 16 hours ago )
Searchers recover body of missing man in Rabun County wilderness
The Rabun County Sheriff’s Office reports that a man missing since the weekend in the wilderness off Highway 28 South, Clayton, was found dead Wednesday afternoon.
5:58PM ( 17 hours ago )
Toll lanes coming to GA 400
Georgia Department of Transportation officials spoke with Forsyth County commissioners about the project at a recent work session.
4:00PM ( 19 hours ago )
Deportation protection restored in high-profile Georgia case
Lawyers for a Mexican woman whose case made national headlines when she was a Georgia college student eight years ago say federal immigration authorities have agreed to renew her temporary protection from deportation
3:25PM ( 20 hours ago )
Gwinnett County public swimming pools set to open Saturday
All Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation aquatic facilities open for summer starting May 26 for Memorial Day weekend
12:45PM ( 22 hours ago )