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Friday February 23rd, 2018 1:12AM

Local/State News

Gainesville's Bell appointed to regional SBA position in Atlanta
Gainesville attorney Ashley Bell is on the move once again in the Trump Administration.
5:59AM ( 2 days ago )
Habersham County sets course to take over EMS from hospital
For the first time in its history, Habersham Emergency Medical Services will leave the direct oversight of Habersham Medical Center effective March 5.
10:25PM ( 3 days ago )
Lula ready to start work on new sewer line location
Lula City Council members heard an update from City Manager Dennis Bergin on the long discussed and much debated “Sewer Line -I” project under consideration by the municipality at their voting session Monday evening
9:51PM ( 3 days ago )
Jimmy Carter 'deathly afraid' as wife underwent surgery
Jimmy Carter says he was 'deathly afraid' as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend
4:29PM ( 3 days ago )
Truck driver charged in 11-car pileup that killed woman on Queen City Parkway
A truck driver from McDonough is facing charges for an 11-car pileup on Queen City Parkway in Gainesville that killed a Forsyth County woman in November 2017.
2:43PM ( 3 days ago )
The Latest: State senator says gun legislation is on the way
State Sen. Bill Galvano, a Republican and incoming Senate president, says the Florida Senate is preparing a sweeping package of legislation in the aftermath of the deadly shooting at a high school
12:33PM ( 3 days ago )
NGN Connect reacquires HEMC Wireless assets
NGN Connect announced today, Feb. 19, that it recently reacquired the wireless customer base and assets it sold to Habersham Electric Membership Corporation (HEMC) in 2015.
11:32AM ( 3 days ago )
AAA: Gas prices declining as predicted
Over the past 16 days, motorists have seen about a nine cent decrease in gas prices, with Sunday's statewide average at $2.41.
11:09AM ( 3 days ago )
2 shot, 3 detained Sunday in Jackson County
​Two people were treated for non-life threatening injuries following a shooting Sunday night in Jackson County.
10:40AM ( 3 days ago )
Trump once again wants to cut energy assistance to the poor
The Trump administration is once again calling for the complete elimination of low-income heating assistance and once again, program supports are vowing to fight it.
10:00AM ( 3 days ago )