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WalletHub compares strictest and most lenient states on DUI

With drunk driving resulting in roughly 1 million arrests, 10,000 deaths and $44 billion in economic damage each year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released an in-depth report on 2017’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI.

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AJC shines spotlight on Georgia’s landfill industry

Sunday’s Atlanta Journal Constitution carried a front-page story—“Other states use Georgia as a dumping ground,” Aug. 13—questioning the amount of coal ash Georgia’s major landfills are bringing into the state.

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Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee to meet Aug. 22 at University of North Georgia

The second meeting of the Senate Special Tax Exemption Study Committee will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 22, in Dahlonega at the University of North Georgia.

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Notice of public hearing on the proposed expansion of Eagle Point Landfill

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division is conducting a public hearing on the proposed expansion of the Advanced Disposal Eagle Point Landfill located at 8880 Old Federal Road, Ball Ground, in northwest Forsyth County. The purpose of this meeting is to inform on the review of the proposed expansion and to solicit public comments.

National Farmers Market Week

Celebrate National Regional Farmers Markets Friday, Aug. 11

Amicalola Regional Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week.

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Dawson County recognized for governmental budgeting

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Fire station demolition paves way for next step

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