Lauren Michelle Hunter

Reporter

United States

I am a reporter who believes in the importance of an informed community. I possess the skills to tackle projects across various platforms including print, broadcast and social. I feel comfortable speaking on camera and off to audiences of all sizes. By utilizing my outstanding oral and written communication skills, I can also manage multiple tasks while staying organized on a deadline.

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12/05/2021
Northeast Georgia Health System staff brace for fourth peak of COVID-19 cases

As the number of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 at Northeast Georgia Health System facilities approaches another peak, staff are struggling to keep up with the demand for care. As of 4 p.m. today, the latest numbers from the hospital system showed 284 COVID-positive patients hospitalized across the eight NGHS facilities.

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12/05/2021
Gainesville Renaissance project nears completion

The Gainesville Renaissance project is nearing completion. Now visitors to the Gainesville square can tell even more about architecture of the 60,000-square-foot mixed use development located on the fourth side of the square, also known as the old Belk lot.

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12/05/2021
For Goodness Sake: Eagle Ranch

Eagle Ranch encompasses 315 acres off Union Church Road in Chestnut Mountain and looks more like a retreat than a place for families in crisis. Rolling hills are dotted with the boys', girls' and staff members' homes, while the man-made lake and peaceful chapel are a serene escape from the bustle of everyday life.

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12/05/2021
Small Business Spotlight: Alliance Prosthetics and Orthotics

Alliance Prosthetics and Orthotics is a medical practice that specializes in treating patients with orthoses, or braces, and prostheses, or artificial limbs. The business first opened in Braselton in 2016, then followed with another location in Gainesville in September of 2019.

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12/05/2021
Bill concerning legality of hemp passes House

Georgia House representatives passed a measure Thursday that would make it illegal to possess dry hemp, a substance produced from the cannabis plant, without a license or proper documentation. Representative Tom McCall, Chairman of the Agricultural and Consumer Affairs Committee, confirmed via email that the bill had passed the House.