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Jasper veteran inducted into Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame

U.S. Army First Lieutenant Philip Leslie Spackman of Jasper is one of 17 inducted into the Georgia Military Veterans Hall of Fame in November at Ft. Benning, Columbus.

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Best Places for New Year’s Eve Celebrations

Times Square might be the most hashtag-worthy spot for ringing in the new year, but it's certainly not the best if you're a frugal partier seeking an equally ball-dropping experience. (We mean that in a good way.)

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ABLE is ready. Are you willing?

Know a “disabled beneficiary?” A new Federal program has been adopted in Georgia for their benefit. It’s like a 529 Plan for disabled individuals.

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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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North Georgia Vets remember with honor their fallen comrades

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AMP withdraws application

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Jasper Rotary Club dedicates Peace Pole in Roper Park

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Dawson County named ‘Certified Literate Community’

Dawson County named ‘Certified Literate Community’ Dawson County became a Certified Literate Community (CLC) on Wednesday...

Lake Lanier provides training for military, first responders

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Update on Pickens seniors’ efforts to improve property tax exemptions

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GA 400 & SR 53 Continuous Flow Intersection Opens

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Grogan voted out of office

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Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy

Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development...

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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