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Shirley A. Potts, Age 65 Baldwin

1/29/20 Shirley A. Potts, age 65, of Baldwin, Georgia went home on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 following an extended illness. Mrs. Potts was born on December 16, 1954 in Habersham County, Georgia to the late Ben and Flornett Pless Loudermilk. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Potts; and her son, Kevin Hilton. …

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Congressman Doug Collins Is In U S Senate Race

1/29/20    (Updated)- North Georgia Congressman Doug Collins said Wednesday morning that he’ll enter a special election for the U.S. Senate, saying he’s the best candidate to support President Donald Trump’s agenda.  In an appearance just after 7 a.m. on Fox News, Collins dismissed concerns about a possible rift in Georgia’s Republican Party.   Collins’ entrance into the race will …

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Mrs. Mattie Gaynell Hulsey, Age 85 Cleveland

1/29/20 Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland announces the death of Mrs. Mattie Gaynell Hulsey, age 85 of Cleveland. Mrs. Hulsey passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2020.    Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Barrett Funeral Home of Cleveland (706)865-3101 www.barrettfh.com  

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William Grant “Bill” Merrick, Jr. Age 92 Clarkesville

1/29/20 William Grant “Bill” Merrick, Jr. age 92 of Clarkesville, Georgia passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Born in Waycross, Georgia on June 25, 1927, he was a son of the late William Grant Merrick, Sr. & Ada Viola Williams Merrick. Bill spent most of his childhood near the ocean in St. Petersburg, Florida. His love of the water …

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Bower, Taylor Named NCBWA Preseason All-Region

1/28/20 DAHLONEGA – University of North Georgia baseball players Steven Bower and Crews Taylor were each named to the NCBWA Preseason All-Southeast Region second team, the association announced Wednesday. Bower, a senior out of Lawrenceville, Georgia, went 8-3 in 15 appearances for the Nighthawks a year ago. He struck out 85 batters while walking just 24 with a 3.34 ERA and 89 innings of work. …

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Jean Landers Gambrell, Age 79 Mt. Airy

1/28/20 Jean Landers Gambrell, age 79, of Mt. Airy, Georgia, passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020. Memorial Services will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue Demorest, GA 30535 706-778-1700

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Winona Hester Bryan, Age 86 Clermont

1/28/20 Winona Hester Bryan, age 86, of Clermont, GA passed away on January 27, 2020. She is preceded in death by her parents, Birdie May McKoy Hester and Russell Clyde Hester; her brother Dwight Leland Hester; her brother Koy Kirk Hester; and her sister Mae Alice Hester; She is survived by her husband Ronald Pitman Bryan; her sisters Beulah Fae …

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TMU Baseball season begins Today

1/28/20 (CLEVELAND)– The Truett McConnell University baseball team is set to begin its 2020 season today  ( Tuesday ) at Toccoa Falls College. The Bears are coming off one of the most successful seasons in program history. TMU posted an overall record of 30-19 and claimed national rankings as high as No. 18 in the NAIA national top 25 polls. …

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White County Detention Center Report Week Ending January 28

1/28/20 (Cleveland)- Here is the White County Detention Center Report for the period ending  January  28, 2020.  This report is a list of people arrested and booked into the White County Detention Center. The subjects identified have been charged with a crime, but are not presumed guilty.   Note- SOC (statement of Charge) this holds inmate until Deputy can go get Warrants, VGSCA stands for …

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Two First Day Qualifiers For Cleveland Mayor

1/27/20 (Cleveland)- The first day of qualifying for the special election for mayor in the City of Cleveland has produced two candidates for the position. The first to quality was Josh Turner. After qualifying Turner in a press statement said “I’ve been honored by the strong showing of support for my campaign. The citizens of Cleveland have been so kind …

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