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Day: August 14, 2019

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Ralston Announces Paid Family Leave Policy for Georgia House Employees

ATLANTA – Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced a new paid family leave policy for employees of the Georgia House of Representatives. Effective January 1, 2020, this policy will provide for three weeks of paid leave to an employee who welcomes a new child into their family through birth, adoption or foster care. “We […]

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Dora Walters

The life and legacy of Dora Walters

By Elaine Owen Dora Walters was born Jan. 4, 1927 and passed Aug. 6, 2019 after a long and eventful life “exploring” and writing about her experiences. She grew up in South Deerfield, Massachusetts. Her mother was a Swedish immigrant, her father a mechanic who ran the local service station. Dora said when she was […]

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WWII Army Air Corps Veteran Capt. Dale Dyer receives the Gold Distinguished Service Medal

By Bree Collar, Sentinel Staff Writer Army Air Corps Pilot Capt. Dale Dyer (Veteran) and local historian was presented the Presidential Gold Distinguished Service Medal from the United States Presidential Service Center Aug. 9 at the Inola at Blue Ridge Colonial Resort for his service above self path he has led over the decades. Dyer, […]

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Banks hand over documents on Russians possibly linked to Trump

Banks hand over documents on Russians possibly linked to Trump

MARKET WATCH Deutsche Bank has turned over emails, loan agreements and other documents related to the Trump Organization to the office of New York Attorney General Letitia James. Major Wall Street banks have given congressional committees investigating President Trump thousands of pages of documents related to Russians who may have had dealings with Trump, his […]

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Fannin County Family Connection Receives Major Gift

Permanent Home for the Organization Opening in Near Future Fannin County Family Connection (FCFC) has received a major gift that will provide a permanent home for the community support organization. The generosity of the donors, who wish to remain anonymous, will enable the organization to provide vital services within the community for decades to come. […]

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