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Day: April 3, 2019

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Remembering those we lost By Elaine Owen, Editor Friday March 29 was National Vietnam War Veterans Day. I apologize for this belated but very sincere THANK YOU to our Vietnam War veterans. In Fannin County, there are more than 2,500 veterans—the majority are Vietnam veterans. For many of those, memories are still fresh and each […]

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Fannin County Farm Bureau’s Tom Hamby is chairing the Georgia Farm Bureau Hay Committee. (photo courtesy of Georgia Farm Bureau) Fannin County Farm Bureau’s Terry Bramlett is chairing the Georgia Farm Bureau Aquaculture Committee. (photo courtesy of Georgia Farm Bureau)

Fannin County’s Bramlett, Hamby leading Georgia Farm Bureau committees

Bramlett also serving on AFBF committee By Janet Hawkins, Farm Bureau MACON, Ga. – Fannin County Farm Bureau (FCFB) President Tom Hamby and Vice President Terry Bramlett are chairing Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) commodity committee. Bramlett chairs the GFB Aquaculture Committee, while Hamby is serving as the chairman of the GFB Hay Committee. Hamby and […]

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Kemp celebrates waiver win, but pivot by White House may complicate things

By Andy Miller, Georgia Health News The state affirmed Wednesday that it will pursue its waiver plan despite the Trump administration’s renewed bid to eliminate the Affordable Care Act – the federal law under which at least part of the Georgia plan would be carried out. “We have regular contact with federal officials, and they […]

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The Trump administration in Obamacare legal battle

Trump Loses Second Obamacare Court Battle This Week

By Carlos Barria/Reuters News The Trump administration has lost its second Obamacare legal battle this week just as the president has revved up efforts to eliminate the 2010 healthcare law, Politico reports. A federal judge in Washington ruled late Thursday that the administration’s attempt to expand availability of health-care plans that don’t meet the requirements […]

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A section fell Monday from an overpass on southbound Interstate 75 in Chattanooga onto a northbound I-75 interchange with I-24. Image provided by the Tennessee Department of Transportation.

Concrete bridge railing collapses onto I-75 in Chattanooga

By Elaine Owen, Editor Police in Tennessee say one person has been injured when a section of a concrete wall on an interstate highway bridge collapsed and hit a car. Chattanooga police said on Twitter the section fell Monday (April 1) from an overpass on southbound Interstate 75 in Chattanooga onto a northbound I-75 interchange with […]

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