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Georgia Cancer Specialists, Northside Hospital collect suitcases for foster children

Georgia Cancer Specialists and Northside Hospital are hosting the 15th annual totes 2 tots drive to collect backpacks and suitcases for foster children in Georgia.

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Study lists 2016’s most charitable states

’Tis the season to be giving. And the latest World Giving Index shows that Americans are some of the most generous people in the world, ranking second out of 140 countries in 2015. That year, U.S. donors gave more than $373 billion to charity, and 71 percent of that figure came directly from individuals, according to the National Philanthropic Trust.

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WalletHub ranks 2016’s best and worst places for veterans to live

Freedom is not free. Protecting that right demands hard sacrifices, including the loss of millions of American lives. Here at home, we have a duty to return the favor by providing our veterans with adequate benefits such as quality health care and help with housing and education upon re-entering civilian life.

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Smoke from forest fires drifts across Southeast

Smoke in areas of North Georgia caused concerned property owners in Big Canoe to create an overflow of calls to 911 Sunday morning, Oct. 30 and to Big Canoe dispatch numbers. Monday morning again smoke filled the air but calls slowed down.

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As fireplace weather approaches, chimney sweep stresses importance of annual inspections

At 19 living on Vancouver Island, Richard Fairless learned from a friend how to sweep chimneys and made it into a dirty career, eventually becoming a certified wood burning specialist.

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Grogan voted out of office

Grogan voted out of office Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was voted out of office during the...

Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy

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Ellijay Telephone Company presents high-speed internet plan for Big Canoe

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POA celebrates Volunteer Month with thanks, picnic for volunteers

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Dawson County opens Amicalola Regional Farmers’ Market—the place to go…

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Dawson welcomes visitors from Georgia—the country

  Dawson welcomes visitors from Georgia—the country What do the Bowen Center for the Arts, Dawsonville Moonshine...

WPSA names LTG (Ret) Steve Arnold 2017 Distinguished Graduate

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LBC graduates 12th class on April 28

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Dawson County pancake breakfast honors North Georgia veterans

Dawson County pancake breakfast honors North Georgia veterans Come enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake extravaganza Saturday, April...

Relay for Life wine tasting to raise money for cancer…

Relay for Life wine tasting to raise money for cancer research A wine tasting benefit to...

Leadership Big Canoe Volunteer Fair brings organizations, community together

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