• Mountain Emergency Animal Center ~ Snake Bites & Pet Safety

    It’s Warming Up!!! If you are enjoying the warmer weather now, so are the snakes! As a matter of fact, while driving home, a Garter Snake slithered in front of my car while at a stop sign. Some of my neighbors have told me that they’ve seen Copperheads about. Venomous snakes injure over 150,000 dogs […]

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  • GAE Statement on DeVos Confirmation

    For Immediate Release                                                                                   February 7, 2017 GAE Statement on DeVos Confirmation Please attribute the […]

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  • NORTHWEST GEORGIA EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AWARDED BY EMS COUNCIL

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2017  Contact: Jennifer King, (706) 529-5757 / Jennifer.King@dph.ga.gov   NORTHWEST GEORGIA EMERGENCY RESPONDERS AWARDED  BY EMS COUNCIL   Ringgold (GA) – Several emergency responders were awarded for outstanding service to their communities at The Colonnade in Ringgold, Georgia on March 16th during the 2017 Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical […]

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  • Collins Supports Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Veterans

    Jessica Andrews (202) 225-9893 Jessica.Andrews@mail.house.gov March 16, 2017 Collins Supports Protecting Second Amendment Rights for Veterans “It is odd that federal entities seem to find certain liberties—like the right to bear arms—less inalienable than others. I will continue to guard the constitutional rights of all Americans against groups that would undermine them, and I look forward […]

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  • TROUT STOCKING WILL BEGIN EARLIER IN 2017

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TROUT STOCKING WILL BEGIN EARLIER IN 2017 GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Mar. 7, 2017) – Take advantage of beautiful spring weather and plan a trout fishing trip to the north Georgia Mountains! How about an early trout stocking to sweeten the deal? The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division (WRD) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife […]

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  • Parents, make-a-date to vaccinate your preteen

    For Immediate Release March 3, 2017   Contact: Jennifer King, (706) 529-5757, ext. 3191 / Jennifer.King@dph.ga.gov   Parents, make-a-date to vaccinate your preteen   North Georgia – Let’s face it – nobody likes getting shots – but a shot lasts a second: diseases last much longer.   In an effort to protect every adult and […]

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  • Remembering the Forgotten: Collins Statement on President’s Joint Session Address

      Jessica Andrews (202) 225-9893 Jessica.Andrews@mail.house.gov February 28, 2017 Remembering the Forgotten: Collins Statement on President’s Joint Session Address WASHINGTON—Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) attended President Donald Trump’s first address to Congress and issued the following statement in response: “This evening, President Trump highlighted America’s forgotten men and women, the people who have felt strangely exempted […]

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  • OPEN BOOK ON EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT PASSES HOUSE

    OPEN BOOK ON EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE ACT PASSES HOUSE 02/27/17 WASHINGTON—Today, the Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act, H.R. 1033, passed in the House with widespread bipartisan support. Congressman Doug Collins (R-Ga.) sponsored the bill in order to increase transparency among federal agencies as they apply the Equal Access to Justice Act (EAJA). EAJA enables Americans with […]

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  • Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm Senator Sessions As Attorney General

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: February 8, 2017 Megan Whittemore, 202-228-1023 Caroline Vanvick, 202-224-6594   Senator David Perdue Votes To Confirm Senator Sessions As Attorney General   WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) today released the following statement after he voted to confirm President Donald J. Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, Senator Jeff […]

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  • Georgia Welcomes New State Laws for 2017

        The state legislature passed several bills in 2016 that were signed by Governor Nathan Deal, and are now the law in the Peach State. House Bill 806 lengthens the term of driver’s licenses from five years to eight years, but now it costs $32 for a new Georgia license. Now you will need one document […]

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  • Fast Approaching Sine Die

    COLUMN Contact:          Ines Owens, Acting Director Ines.Owens@senate.ga.gov 404.656.0028 Fast Approaching Sine Die By: Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) This week marks Day 38 of the 40-day legislative session. We have reached the point where committees are no longer meeting and we are working through the House bills that have been reported favorable by their […]

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  • Finalizing Georgia’s Budget

    COLUMN Contact:          Ines Owens, Acting Director Ines.Owens@senate.ga.gov 404.656.0028 Finalizing Georgia’s Budget By: Sen. Steve Gooch (R – Dahlonega) As the General Assembly marches closer to Sine Die, our constitutional duty of passing a balanced budget for Georgia’s government has become our biggest priority for the last few legislative days. The Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) general […]

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  • Highland Rivers Health governing board welcomes two new members

      NEWS RELEASE Contact: Mike Mullet Community Relations Director (770) 265-4250 michaelmullet@highlandrivers.org     Highland Rivers Health governing board welcomes two new members   DALTON, Georgia – March 7, 2017 – Murray County Chief Magistrate Judge L. Gale Buckner and Hiram Police Chief Todd A. Vande Zande were seated as members of the Highland Rivers […]

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  • Joyce Barrett’s response to Women’s March

    Response :  County residents attend Women’s March I am terribly saddened by the view of America expressed by these women who were quoted in this article.  It is not the same American in which I, and all the women in my family, live. Or, their perception is terribly skewed. Perhaps by personal events, but I […]

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  • A TEAM OF PROGRESSIVES & A CONGRESSMAN WITH TEAM THAT SHOW UP TO TALK

    A TEAM OF PROGRESSIVES & A CONGRESSMAN WITH TEAM THAT SHOW UP… to talk In a time that senators and representatives decline to meet with constituents and constituents march, chant, yell, and raise signs from frustration, the pattern was broken last Saturday morning in Gainesville’s District 9 offices of Representative Doug Collins. Doug Collins showed […]

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