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Day: December 18, 2019

Governor Kemp Issues Statement on Special Master Ruling in Water Litigation

Atlanta, GA – Following Special Master Paul Kelly’s ruling in Georgia’s water litigation, Governor Brian P. Kemp issued the following statement: “We greatly appreciate Special Master Kelly’s recognition of Georgia’s strong, evidence- based case in this litigation,” said Governor Kemp. “We will continue to be good stewards of water resources in every corner of our […]

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Local Veterans show Appreciation and Recognition to Veterans at Pruitt Healthcare Blue Ridge and Life Care of Copper Basin

By Richard Crosley, USAF Veteran, North Georgia Honor Guard North Georgia Honor Guard and Fannin Veterans Organizations conducted their annual Veterans Appreciation and Recognition Christmas Program at Pruitt Healthcare of Blue Ridge, GA. on Dec. 10, 2019, and at Life Care of Copper Basin in Ducktown, TN on Dec. 13, 2019. The Christmas program began […]

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Federal judge issues injunction against diverting military funds for border wall

Lauren Villagran, El Paso Times (Reprinted With Permission) A federal judge issued a nationwide injunction Tuesday (Dec. 10_ against the Trump administration’s use of military construction funds to build a border wall. U.S. District Judge David Briones in El Paso said in a memorandum filed Tuesday that funds appropriated by Congress to the Department of […]

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
  – The Fannin Sentinel

By Elaine Owen, Editor We all view Christmas in a different way. For those who do not celebrate it, Christmas is just one of many federal holidays that offers a few vacation days away from work. Even for Christians, the day often has different meanings and feelings attached to it. Children may see Christmas only […]

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Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after TIME honor

By Jamie Ross, Reuters News WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday (Dec. 12), a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous.” President Trump, 73, has hit out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg in an […]

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Supreme Court to take up all 3 Trump subpoena challenges this term

(WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court has agreed to hear President Donald Trump’s appeal in three separate cases challenging subpoenas for his personal financial records. The justices issued the one-page order without explanation Friday, Dec. 13. Oral arguments will be scheduled in March 2020, with the cases likely decided by June 2020. The court also extended […]

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