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Avoiding Heat Stroke

Triple digit heat indexes are popping up on weather forecast maps and local doctors with American Family Care (AFC) are warning about the condition that can make you very sick – even kill you – this time of year – if you ignore symptoms. We’re talking about heat stroke.  It is when your body temperature […]

New Animal Shelter opens in Whitfield Co...

Whitfield County’s campaign to control the dog and cat population is paying big dividends, local officials said Friday at the dedication of the county’s new Animal Shelter.  Located next to the old facility at 156 Gillespie Road, the recently completed 1,800-square-foot building contains an intake space to quarantine and examine new animals, a bonding room […]

Whitfield County Emergency Management Ag...

On Saturday, May 14 th, Whitfield County Emergency Management Agency hosted their first Place ofWorship Safety Seminar. 26 participants from 10 congregations came in to learn about various waysthey could be more prepared in their congregation. The program was launched in response to inquiriesfrom the community.Participants for the Place of Worship Seminar learned about Georgia […]

Kemp defeats Trump-backed Perdue in Geor...

WASHINGTON, May 24 (Reuters) – Georgia Governor Brian Kemp won the Republican nomination to run for reelection in November, Edison Research projected on Tuesday, holding off a challenge by former U.S. Senator David Perdue, who Donald Trump had backed. The former president endorsed Perdue after Kemp refused to overturn the results of Georgia’s votes in […]