partlycloudy
Saturday August 1st, 2015 8:20PM

Collins hosting Veterans Benefit Fair

By Staff
GAINESVILLE - Congressman Doug Collins (GA-09) will host a Veterans Benefits Fair on Thursday, February 2, in Toccoah. <br /> <br /> This event is free and open to every veteran in the 9th district seeking information about VA benefits, vocational rehabilitation, educational opportunities, loan guaranty, the Georgia National Cemetery, and VA Medical Center services.<br /> <br /> It will last from 11:00-2:00 and be held at the Stephens County National Guard Armory at 245 East Savannah St. in Toccoa. Collins will be joined by his constituent services staff as well as representatives from the Veterans Administration. <br /> <br /> Veterans interested in attending should RSVP by calling Congressman Collins' Gainesville office at 770-297-3388.
© Copyright 2015 AccessWDUN.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Last 4 on Md. death row to have sentences commuted
In one of his final acts as governor, Democrat Martin O'Malley announced Wednesday that he will commute the sentences of Maryland's four remaining death-row inmates to life in prison.
2:07PM ( 7 months ago )
Committee leaves transportation funding to lawmakers
Georgia will have to cover a $1 billion to $1.5 billion transportation funding gap to stay economically competitive, a committee of lawmakers is warning in a report issued Tuesday.
5:36AM ( 7 months ago )
Politics
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 7 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 7 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 7 months ago )
Local/State News
Judge blocks release of new recordings by anti-abortion group
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Friday blocked the release of any recordings made at meetings of an abortion providers' association by an anti-abortion group that previously revealed secretly...
8:30AM ( 11 hours ago )
GOP proposes protections for clergy on gay marriage
A top-ranking Republican leader wants to make clear that Georgia clergy can refuse to perform gay marriages, a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.
By Associated Press
6:48AM ( 13 hours ago )
Clinton releases tax, health records on busy Friday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband paid close to $44 million in federal taxes since 2007 and she is in "excellent physical condition" — two facts that emerged Friday in a flood o...
7:59PM ( 1 day ago )
Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest...
5:54PM ( 1 day ago )
Ralston proposes protection for Ga. clergy on gay marriage
A top-ranking Republican leader wants to make clear that Georgia clergy can refuse to perform gay marriages, a protection they already enjoy under the U.S. Constitution.
By The Associated Press
2:59PM ( 1 day ago )