• By Laura Camper lcamper@gateway-beacon.com
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Alan Hales, 67, was at his home on Liberty Church Road on Monday when a tree succumbed to Tropical Storm Irma's winds and landed on the corner of his house.

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Information from a National Weather Service briefing in Haralson County this afternoon indicates that the Tropical Storm Irma should arrive in the area around 8 p.m. and hang around overnight bringing with her high winds but less rain than was predicted earlier.

  • By Laura Camper lcamper@gateway-beacon.com
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As Hurricane Irma takes aim at the Southeastern United States, local officials are preparing for storms that could potentially include strong winds, heavy rains, flooding and tornadoes.

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On Friday morning, Bremen High School students loaded two 10-foot trailers and two trucks with bottled water, cleaning supplies and food donations that they had been collecting since Tuesday for theTexas residents devastated by Hurricane Harvey.

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In a business climate where, according to Small Business Administration statistics, just 33 percent of small businesses reach the 10 year mark, two Haralson County businesses have reached milestones five and ten times beyond that.

  • By Laura Camper lcamper@gateway-beacon.com
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At a special meeting on Tuesday, the Haralson County Board of Education members unanimously approved rolling back the millage rate .134 mills to 16.589.