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Oprah Winfrey focuses on wellness, grief at Atlanta appearance Oprah Winfrey and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson had a poignant conversation about grief duri…

NEW DETAILS: Police ID Delta employee fatally shot in staff lot near Atlanta airport A Delta Air Lines employee was killed in a shooting Sunday night at the company’s staff parkin…

Wayne Memorial's New CT System Enables Scanning in Even the Most Challenging Situations With the convergence of whole organ coverage, image quality, and speed found in GE Healthcare's Revolution* CT scanner, Wayne Memorial's physicians are now able to diagnose in even the most challenging situations.

GNTC Foundation receives $10,000 donation The Georgia Northwestern Technical College Foundation was recently presented with a donation of $10,000 from The Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. to be used to assist outstanding students with their tuition, books and supplies, fees and other needs.

Georgia Power Foundation, Inc Gives to Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation James Willis, Area Manager of Georgia Power presented a $15,000 check to the Coastal Pines Technical College Foundation on Thursday, January 9, 2020. These funds will be allocated to providing scholarships to students in need of financial assistance.

Glynn Health & Restaurant Inspections: Jan 11-24, 2020 The most recent health and restaurant inspections for Glynn County - >.

MONDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Wet start to what will be a mostly cloudy day Light showers won’t last the day Monday, but they could complicate the commute into work and s…

HCLC: Clearing up misconceptions - Now Habersham Habersham Christian Learning Center has been around for forty years, but there's still a lot people don't know about us. Let's clear up some misconceptions.

Evans Health & Restaurant Inspections: Jan 18-24, 2020 Here are the latest health and restaurant inspections for Evans and surrounding counties - >.

Oprah praises Buford man's inspiring wellness journey At each of Oprah's nine stops on her sold-out national tour, which is presented by WW, she is honoring a WW community member whose wellness journey has caught others' attention. Pimentel, 40, was selected because he shared his story through WW's social platform Connect and has earned a following of over 16,000 members.

India citizenship law draws protesters to downtown Atlanta The law has sparked weeks of protests in India.

4 minors robbed at gunpoint while walking to middle school A man robbed four juveniles at gunpoint while they were walking back to a middle school in Atlanta&r…

Fire destroys Lakemont home - Now Habersham Firefighters were called to the scene of a house fire in Lakemont before sunrise this morning. The blaze broke out around 3:30 a.m. at 163 Stancil Lane. Firefighters from Rabun County, Tiger, and Tallulah Falls responded to the scene. They had to haul in water using tanker trucks due to a lack of fire hydrants in the area.

Cherokee County orders traffic studies of 2 corridors Traffic studies that may determine future improvements for Arnold Mill Road and East Cherokee Drive…

Canton promotes from within for new police chief Stephen Merrifield, a 36-year law enforcement veteran, has been named the new police chief of the Ca…

Big merger changes Medicaid insurance equation in Georgia - Now Habersham The merger of insurers Centene and WellCare will create a company with a dominant position in Georgia's managed care market for Medicaid. The $17 billion deal, which closed Thursday, will give the resulting entity roughly two-thirds of the Medicaid HMO business in the state.

Georgia Death Row Inmate Passes Away The name of this prisoner may sound familiar as he was the one who challenged his sentence on an affidavit signed by a juror in which the juror referred to the condemned as a "n*****" and questioned whether "black people even have souls.” The courts wouldn't review the case because they said procedural rules prohibited them from doing so.

Georgia Power offers tips to avoid common scams - Now Habersham Georgia Power warns customers to watch out for scammers posing as employees. The state's largest utility says there's been a recent rash of reports about people being targeted. The company says Georgia Power employees will never ask you to provide a credit card or pre-paid debit card number over the phone.

2 women seriously injured in Cobb County car wreck Cline Graham, one of the drivers involved in the two-car wreck, was also taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to Cobb police spokeswoman Officer Sydney Melton. The wreck happened on Woodstrock Road at Mabry Road about 9:45 Saturday evening, she said.

1 dead, 1 injured after fire at Butts County home A 12-year-old boy is dead and a teen girl is in a hospital after a fire broke out at a Butts County…

ECE: Real Students, Real Life Recently in Trion High School's Early Childhood Education class, or better known as ECE, students have been learning about the different levels of childhood and the different qualities and requirements of teaching and parenting. Students are learning the three levels of becoming a successful teacher and tips for caring for children.

Georgia Southern's cafe farm-to-table partnership focusing on sustainable, healthy food options The agriculture and food industry is one of the largest users of water and producers of greenhouse gas emissions, but growing food by using aquaponics, a system of growing produce by using water fertilized by fish, cuts down on both significantly. "SARC produce only travels a quarter mile from where it's grown," SARC curator Brigette Brinton said.

Reading Program Offers Free Ticket to Monster Jam for Kids Monster Jam and Monster Energy Supercross have partnered with Atlanta area libraries on a reading program that is easy and fun for kids to participate and gives them the opportunity to earn a free ticket to the show of their choice. This engaging reading program will encourage children to not only read, but also to discover, dream and learn.

Georgia Breaks Jobs Records in 2019, Hits All-Time Low for Unemployment 2019 was another banner year for Georgia with increases in jobs, work force and employed residents.

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