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Tuesday December 10th, 2019 6:20AM

Mitch Clarke

Director of News and Content
Mitch Clarke is director of news and content for Jacobs Media. He is a reformed print journalist, having spent nearly three decades covering local, state and national politics. Email: mitch.clarke@jacobsmedia.net. Twitter: @MitchAClarke
Mitch Clarke
NGHS will treat Anthem as in-network through Dec. 31
Northeast Georgia Health Systems says it will continue to treat patients with Anthem insurance as though they are in-network through the end of the year, but it is encouraging people to choose a new insurance provider next month during open enrollment.
12:01PM ( 1 month ago )
Mental well-being the focus of 13th annual HealthSmart
Eric Langshur used to wake up at 3 a.m., his mind racing about the little problems in his life. But he’s learned to create balance is his life, paying as much attention to his mental health as his physical health.
9:41AM ( 1 month ago )
Alum held captive in Iran honored by Riverside
A 1985 graduate of Riverside Military Academy held in captivity in Iran for almost four years was honored Saturday night at a Homecoming gathering of alumni and parents.
5:00AM ( 1 month ago )
Local students unfazed by vaping deaths, illnesses
Many Flowery Branch High School students who vape feel unaffected by the recent deaths and illnesses linked to vaping, but Hall County schools have changed their vape policies with hopes of changing that.
10:00AM ( 1 month ago )
NGHS, Anthem far apart on new deal
Northeast Georgia Health System has negotiated in good faith with Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, but the insurance company has refused to compromise on large parts of a proposed new contract, a hospital executive said Friday morning.
11:27AM ( 2 months ago )
NGHS, Anthem fail to reach agreement
Northeast Georgia Health System is no longer available as an in-network care provider with Anthem after the two sides failed to reach a new agreement by Monday night’s deadline.
9:43AM ( 2 months ago )
One dead in Hall County mobile home fire
A 59-year-old woman died early Tuesday morning inside a burning mobile home, Hall County Fire Services said in a news release.
9:23AM ( 2 months ago )
Celebrating the dictionary's new words
I like to learn new words. As someone who must come up with about 600 of them each Sunday morning, it helps to learn new words so that you good readers don't have to keep reading the same old ones every week.
9:46AM ( 2 months ago )
A chance for Georgia fans to shine
I went to my first Georgia football game Between the Hedges when I was 5 years old. It was the Georgia-Tulane game in 1969, which stunningly means I’ve been going to Georgia football games for 50 years.
8:54AM ( 2 months ago )
Sisu remembers its founder, Jean Willers
Jean Willers, the visionary special education teacher who founded Challenged Child and Friends, died this week after an extended illness, the school, now called Sisu, announced Friday.
9:53AM ( 2 months ago )