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Day: August 1, 2018

Chamber President Jan Hackett, Mike Gallinski, Restaurants Manager Sue Griffin, Business Development Manager Matthew Cole, Development Authority Executive Director Chirstie Arp.

McCaysville Revitalization Committee hosts Luncheon

Mike Galinski of Galinski Enterprises shares his vision for Downtown McCaysville By Maria Kidder, Sentinel Staff Writer Fannin County has a low residential population, but is continuing to be the fastest growing county in the North Georgia Mountain region. With its remote terrain, steep mountain peaks, and unspoiled natural beauty, the mountains lure a large […]

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In this May 10, 2013, file photo, Cody Wilson holds what he calls a “Liberator” pistol that was completely made on a 3-D printer at his home in Austin. (Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/AP)

Federal judge blocks posting of blueprints for 3-D-printed guns hours before they were to be published

BREAKING NEWS – July 31, 2018 A federal judge has blocked the public availability of blueprints that provide instructions for making guns using 3-D printers, just hours before the documents were expected to be published online. U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik granted a temporary restraining order on Tuesday night barring a trove of downloadable […]

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JQC Hearing Panel from left: Cobb County Police Chief Michael Register, Atlanta attorney Jamala McFadden and Fulton Superior Court Chief Judge Robert McBurney.

Judicial Watchdog Opinion cautions Judges on perils of spousal politics

The state Judicial Qualifications Commission has issued a formal advisory opinion warning judges that while the Code of Judicial Conduct cannot bar their spouses from hosting political events and fundraisers, if spouses decline to opt for another venue, judges can’t be affiliated with the event or even show up. By R. Robin McDonald, The Daily […]

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia and will face Republican Brian Kemp when Georgians go to the polls Nov. 6. CREDIT JOHN AMIS / ASSOCIATED PRESS

Stacey Abrams to appear on TIME cover

Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams will appear on the cover of TIME in August, the news magazine announced on Twitter. She will be featured in a special issue on the American South. Abrams is running for governor of Georgia and will face Republican Brian Kemp when Georgians go to the polls Nov. 6. If elected, Abrams […]

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