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Georgia Eye Care Experts: Skip Sparklers This Year


Study: Fourth of July Fireworks Caused 5,000 Injuries in 2012
Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 2, 2014) – Thousands of Georgia parents are buying sparklers for their children this Fourth of July thinking they are a safe way to celebrate. But, as a Georgia eye expert warns, sparklers heat up to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to melt some metals – and ...

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Georgia Eye Care Experts Urge Parents to Leave ALL


Study: Fourth of July Fireworks Caused 5,000 Injuries in 2012
Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

ATLANTA, Ga. (July 2, 2014) – Thousands of Georgia parents are buying sparklers for their children this Fourth of July thinking they are a safe way to celebrate. But, as a Georgia eye expert warns, sparklers heat up to 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit – hot enough to melt some metals – and ...

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Friends of the Library Book Sale


Back by popular demand is our $5 fill a bag Book Sale at the Cumming Library Meeting Room. More than 10,000 books are for sale.

Member Preview Sale
Tue May 27, from 10:00 - 8:00 pm
Not a member? Join at the door for 1st choice on a great selection!

Open to the public:
Wed May 28, from 10:00 - 5:00 pm
Thurs May 29 ...

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Last updated 5 months ago.
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Hospital cuts employee benefits


There's a Times story at about the medical center cutting employee benefits. Specifically, they are cutting about 14 employees and closing the daycare center.

My issue is how the changes hurt employees at a time when the hospital is spending on expansion in South Hall with $200 million in bond guarantees from Hall County taxpayers. And, on financial numbers being published on the web.

So who failed to plan ...

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Last comment by Michael_Parker 1 year, 1 month ago
Obstructing justice


I’ve been thinking about the Times photographer arrested for obstruction. The story seems pretty simple.

The photographer had every right to do his reporting job and keep the public informed. The police had every right to investigate the scene, protect the evidence, and preserve the dignity of the decreased.

Things went wrong when these rights seemingly conflicted. Here’s how to resolve the current situation.
Drop the charges against ...

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