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Raccoon off Thompson Bridge Road marks Hall's first rabies case of 2018

The first rabies case of the year has been confirmed after in incident off Thompson Bridge Road in Gainesville. A rabid raccoon had contact with two dogs in the 900 block of Etta Vista Circle, according to a news release from Hall County. The county was informed Jan. 12 that the raccoon tested posi

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-16 19:44:00

Trump's controversial comments split members of his evangelical council

GAINESVILLE, Ga. -- The controversy over President Donald Trump's comments last week about immigration is intensifying. In Gainesville, a prominent conservative leader and a member of the president's own evangelical advisory board, Pastor Jentezen Franklin, is rejecting the president's stance. Presi

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-01-16 01:30:00

MLK holiday events focus on celebration, healing, activism

The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday in Gainesville mixes public celebration, community activism and spiritual healing in a way that resonates with the hundreds of attendees who annually march and speak and preach on the third Monday of January. The Newtown Florist Club, a decades-old civil rights gro

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 05:48:00

Light snow could fall in Hall on Tuesday

Snow has moved into the forecast for Tuesday night in Hall County, but if it materializes, National Weather Service forecaster Sid King said not to expect too much. He said Sunday night that a tenth of an inch would likely be the highest amount of slow accumulation in Gainesville. But with temperatu

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 04:19:00

Mixed-used development with 359 homes proposed across from West Hall High

Rosewood Active Adult Communities LLC is seeking annexation and rezoning to allow for 222 townhomes and 137 single-family homes off McEver between Chamblee Road and Westbrook Lane. The proposal goes before the Oakwood Planning Commission at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The bulk of the development, or 43 acres, i

GAINESVILLE TIMES - 2018-01-15 05:35:00

State lawmakers aim to help local forces boost officer pay

While the state General Assembly may begin looking at ways to increase law enforcement pay and benefits, local leaders are trying to take a quicker route to stem force retention issues. "We're requiring these individuals to protect us, to keep us safe, to patrol and to put themselves in harm's way,


Newsmaker in business: Frierson named market president for State Bank

State Bank Financial Corporation, the holding company for State Bank and Trust Company, has appointed Chip Frierson as market president in Gainesville. Frierson will be responsible for handling all bank-related activities within the market. He has more than 32 years of experience in the banking ind


Newsmakers in business: Longstreet Clinic adds 2 pediatricians to staff

Longstreet Clinic has added Dr. Mark Wilson to its pediatrics practice and Dr. Jessica Kobleur to its pediatric inpatient service in Gainesville. Wilson sees patients at the Baldwin office, located at 155 Professional Drive. Kobleur treats pediatric patients who are hospitalized at Northeast Georgi


Alcohol and Drug Services to Present to Older Adults

Emily Nicholson, MA, QSAPP is an early intervention and prevention consultant with Alcohol and Drug Services in Rockingham. In her lecture, "Prescription Drug Abuse: The New War on Drugs," she will be discussing the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among baby boomers and the senior population.


Man, 60, dead in one-car crash in Lancaster County

One person died in a one-car crash off Pageland Highway east of Lancaster Sunday. Around 5:09 p.m., a 60-year-old man from Lancaster driving a 2003 Honda ran off the road and hit a fence and a tree, South Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Joe Hovis said. The man was pronounced dead at the scene, Hovi

ROCK HILL HERALD - 2018-01-15 05:26:00

Rotary Club seeks Citizen of the Year nominations

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Rotary Club of Hartsville is seeking nominations for the 2017 Citizen of the Year. Since 1940, the Club has presented the Citizen of the Year award to a deserving individual in recognition of their efforts toward improving our community. A woman garnered the first Citizen of t

SCNOW - 2018-01-15 17:09:00

TONY MELTON: Rooted in tradition, thriving through innovation

My granddaddy loved, nurtured, and protected his mule, named Roadie. Roadie was his greatest asset and his livelihood. He would not let just anyone plow with his mule. I wanted to learn but all of us kids just watched as they (Granddaddy and Roadie) did their dance in the cotton, corn, and butterbea


Wednesday's winter weather likely won't measure up

WILMINGTON, N.C. -- Wednesday's expected winter weather likely won't measure up to the Jan. 3 storm, at least not in the Pee Dee. "Given the expected limited snow amounts and warmer antecedent ground conditions across our area we don't expect travel impacts to be as bad as the last winter weather ev

SCNOW - 2018-01-16 17:46:00

People to People hosts MLK celebration in Hartsville

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The standing-room-only crowd at the People to People-sponsored Martin Luther King Jr. celebration Monday at Jerusalem Baptist Church on South Sixth Street cheered and gave a standing ovation to the musical introduction by the Center for Learning Children's Choir of Columbia. The g

SCNOW - 2018-01-15 22:48:00

97th annual Hartsville chamber banquet set

HARTSVILLE, S.C. - The Greater Hartsville Chamber of Commerce will host the 97th Annual Membership Banquet n Monday, Feb. 26, at the Harris E. and Louise H. DeLoach Center at Coker College. Morningside of Hartsville is this year's host for the networking social at 5:30 p.m. The dinner and program wi

SCNOW - 2018-01-15 17:12:00

Dr. Luns C. Richardson dies at his home in Hartsville

Dr. Luns C. Richardson, president emeritus of Morris College, died Saturday, Jan. 13, in his hometown of Hartsville, at the age of 89, according to a news release from Anika V. Cobb, director of public relations at Morris. Funeral arrangements are yet to be announced. Richardson served as president


Winter Weather Advisory Extended: More Snow For Illinois

Snow will begin Sunday evening and continue on Monday, and will bring 4-6 inches of snow. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Kane, DeKalb, Lake, Cook, DuPage, Kendall, Grundy, Will, Kankakee and La Salle counties. The advisory went into effect at 6 p.m. Sunday and

PATCH - 2018-01-14 21:03:34

4 Arrested By New Lenox Police For Car Burglaries

NEW LENOX, IL - An observant New Lenox Public Works employee apparently foiled a car burglary spree around 4 a.m. Monday in the village, according to police. Three men in their early twenties and a 16-year-old boy were all eventually apprehended in connection with the early morning car break-ins, De

PATCH - 2018-01-16 01:15:47

Tricia Hoyt Hit And Run Tragedy Involves Promenade Video Footage

BOLINGBROOK, IL - It's been more than two months since Eduardo Avila Jr., a Joliet Junior College student, left the Will County Courthouse after being charged in the late night hit-and-run death of Tricia Hoyt, a young woman from Orland Park. Hoyt left behind two small children and numerous friends

PATCH - 2018-01-16 06:51:25

Woman pleads guilty in case of drug homicide

A 19-year-old pleaded guilty on Jan. 10 to a juvenile charge of drug-induced homicide that killed her cousin, a teen from Mt. Greenwood, almost three years ago. Cynthia Parker, of Alsip, will be sentenced on Feb. 27. She is also facing drug charges from another incident that occurred last year. Park

BEVERLYREVIEW.NET - 2018-01-16 15:43:00