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Two women were found fatally shot Wednesday, Feb. 24, and another man has been taken for treatment for serious injuries after a shooting in East Hall, according to authorities.
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Outdoors events
For the week of Dec. 23-29
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This week

Holiday Hike 1, Helen. Wayne Barrios will lead a moderate 1-mile hike on Martin Mine Trail. 2 p.m. Sunday, Smithgall Woods, 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen. $2; $5 parking. 706-878-3087.

 Holiday Hike 2, Helen. Wayne Barrios will lead a hike based on the preferences of participants. Length, difficulty and scenery will be considered as trail options. 10 a.m. Wednesday, Smithgall Woods, 61 Tsalaki Trail, Helen. 706-878-3087.

Upcoming

New Year's Day Bike Ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. Leaves 10 a.m. Jan. 1 from Tom Ritchie's house. Call for directions. 770-503-9872.

Bike ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. 8-50 miles, rider's choice. 10 a.m. Jan. 8, leaves from Dewberry Baptist Church, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. unnoldl@charter.net. 

Bike ride, Gainesville. Chicken City Cyclists. 8-50 miles, rider's choice. 10 a.m. Jan. 15, Dewberry Baptist Church, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. unnoldl@charter.net. 

Ongoing

The Historic Downtown Gainesville Market on the Square, Gainesville. Farmers market with plants, herbs, honey, bread and local produce. 2:30-6:30 p.m. Fridays, Main Street Market, downtown Gainesville Square. 678-943-4442 or steve@hallfarmers.org.

Triathlon Club, Gainesville. No experience necessary. Meets 7 p.m. second Tuesdays, Fit 2 Tri Store, 1292 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 770-712-9129 or fit2tri@gmail.com.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. No ride in rain. 6 p.m. Thursdays, Dewberry Baptist Church, 4616 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417.

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. Three group rides varying in distance from 15 to 60 miles. No ride in rain. 7 a.m. Saturdays, Corinth Baptist Church, 3590 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. Free. 678-231-0417. 

ISI Cycling ride, Gainesville. 35- to 50-mile ride. No ride in rain. 1 p.m. Sundays, Kroger Shopping Center, 3630 Thompson Bridge Road, Gainesville. 678-231-0417.

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