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Dean Dyer

Rain Through Saturday Morning, Sunday Looking Good

12-14-18 (Cleveland)-  National Weather Forecasters say rain is expected to continue throughout Friday into early Saturday morning. Temperatures are expected to stay above freezing during the weekend. Sunday will be the best day of the weekend. 

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Sarah Foster Anderson, Age 77 Cornelia

12-14-18 Sarah Foster Anderson, age 77, of Cornelia, Georgia, went to her Heavenly Home on Thursday, December 13, 2018, following an extended illness.   Mrs. Anderson was born on August 18, 1941, in Gainesville, Georgia. She was preceded in death by her father, Gene Foster; mother, Charlsey “Bubba” Anderson; husband, Jack Anderson; son, Harry Wiggins; daughter, Merry Wiggins; and brother, …

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TMU Bears dominate nonconference road game

12-14-18 ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (Dec. 13, 2018) – Senior Christian Davis led the Truett McConnell University men’s basketball team to a nonconference road win against Mid-Atlantic Christian University on Saturday, 75-60. The Bears improved to 6-5, 2-5 AAC on the year. Davis put up 20 points, 15 of which came in the second half, going 4-for-7 from the field and 4-for-11 from …

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White Christmas Bringing Smiles To White County Children

12-14-18 (Cleveland)- It’s going to be a brighter Christmas for lots of children in White County thanks to the efforts of those who worked and contributed to the Annual White Christmas  Program.  The program sponsored by White County Family Connection has been headed up the past several years by Annette Boswell.  Family Connection Coordinator, Cheyenne Thornton said it was a …

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Harry “Papaw” McCampbell, Age 91, Toccoa

Mr. Harry “Papaw” McCampbell, died peacefully at home on December 12, 2018, in Toccoa, GA at the age of 91. Harry is survived by his children Todd C. McCampbell and Ella Kay McCampbell Schoz; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren; he was the last of the children of Atlee and Elizabeth McCampbell of Corpus Christi, TX. He is preceded in death …

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Junior Ledford, Age 76 Mt. Airy

12/13/18 Junior Ledford, age 76 of Mt. Airy, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2018, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Clarkesville on August 18, 1942, he was a son of the late Eireth Taft Ledford and Connice Free Ledford. Mr. Ledford was a retired self-employed truck driver and owned J & L Trucking. He was a member of Good News …

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TMU Bears drop AAC opener vs. No. 16 Reinhard

12-13-18 CLEVELAND, Ga. (Dec. 12, 2018) – The Truett McConnell University wrestling team hosted No. 16 Reinhardt University for their Appalachian Athletic Conference season opener. The Bears fell to the defending AAC champions, 51-0. Will Davidson, at 141, had the closest battle of the night against the No. 20 ranked Reinhardt individual. Davidson led by two at the end of …

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White County Middle School Named Breakout School

12-13-18 (Cleveland)- Georgia Association of Secondary School Principals  each year  recognize outstanding middle schools throughout the state.  The criteria used mirrors a national  model for  Breakthrough Schools.  This year White County Middle school was selected as Breakout  School!    The criteria the schools  must meet and demonstrate through evidence are: collaborative leadership, personalization and curriculum, instruction and assessment.  This year …

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James Hubert Marlowe, Age 86 Mt. Airy

12-12-12 James Hubert Marlowe, age 86 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Born in Barrow County, Georgia on November 2, 1932 to the late Hubert Columbus Marlowe and Sara Carruth Fowler. He was a member of Clarkesville First United Methodist Church where he served as a former Sunday school teacher and Lay Leader. Mr. Marlowe received …

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Lester Marvin ” Red” Smith, Age 85 Lula

12/12/18 Lester Marvin “Red” Smith, age 85 of Lula, passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018, at his residence. Born on May 28, 1933, he was a son of the late Walter Smith and Irene Chitwood Smith. Mr. Smith was a diesel mechanic and owner and operator of Red’s Used Equipment. He served his country proudly in the United States Army …

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