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A Demorest man is expected to recover after police say he was accidentally shot Thursday afternoon while at home.
An Alto man has pleaded guilty to felony animal cruelty charges, marking Habersham County’s first felony animal cruelty conviction in recent history.
Courage and sacrifice. Those are qualities people remember today, the 50th anniversary of the death of Capt. Hilliard A.

Obituaries

No formal services are planned at this time for Peggy Cawthon Vinson, 82, of Alto.
Mrs. Vinson died Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, at her residence. 
A viewing, followed by a graveside service, for the Rev. Charles Crawford Alexander, 88, of Baldwin, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at Homer Presbyterian Church.
A Celebration of Life service for Diane Beck Witherspoon, 65, of Mt. Airy, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at Grace Baptist Church with the Rev. Lamar Purcell and the Rev.

Op/Ed for Subscribers

The votes are in and readers have spoken!
Where is Collins?
To the editor:
With 2017 underway, and the spring season fast approaching, The Northeast Georgian is keeping in mind its list of progress resolutions for Habersham County.

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