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Thursday December 13th, 2018 4:28AM

Local/State News

Hartwell video poker arrests
Two men were arrested at their home in Hartwell after a raid by sheriff's deputies reportedly turned up four video poker machines that were being used for illegal cash payouts.
6:19PM ( 15 years ago )
Federal judge nixes deal for Atlanta to tap more water from Lake Lanier
A federal judge in Alabama has ruled that a deal that would allow metro Atlanta to take as much as 50 percent more water from Lake Lanier violates a previous court order.
6:19PM ( 15 years ago )
Longtime city employee dies
Funeral services will be held Saturday for a retired longtime employee of the City of Gainesville Planning Department.
6:18PM ( 15 years ago )
PUD upgrading billing system
The Gainesville Public Utilities Department is planning a major upgrade of its billing operations.
1:31PM ( 15 years ago )
Large weapons bust in Jackson County
Federal agents have arrested a man from Commerce they believe is a major dealer in illegal firearms.
1:30PM ( 15 years ago )
Gainesville City Council candidates at Jaycee forum
The candidates for the Ward 5 seat on the Gainesville City Council fielded questions from Gainesville Jaycees at the club's weekly meeting Thursday.
1:30PM ( 15 years ago )
Hall 'sting' nets $100K in stolen items
The culmination of "Operation Buy Back" by the Hall County Sheriff's Office has netted a dozen arrests and the recover of many stolen items.
1:29PM ( 15 years ago )
Wreck claims two lives in Habersham County
Two women died of injuries suffered in a traffic accident that happened just after noon Thursday in Habersham County.
1:29PM ( 15 years ago )
Proposed land use plan still unpopular
Gainesville/Hall County Comprehensive land use planners said Thursday night that nothing is ready to vote on yet.
1:29PM ( 15 years ago )
Business people discuss comprehensive plan
Business people in Gainesville and Hall County Thursday got a chance to fire questions and make suggestions related to the update of the comprehensive land use plan.
1:29PM ( 15 years ago )