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  1. Chad HixRead the original story

    Monday Jul 24 | MainStreetNews.com

    Chad Hix, 36, entered into rest Thursday, July 20, 2017. Mr. Hix was born in Athens, Ga., the son of Larry "Butch" Hix and Joyce Howington Hix, both of Jefferson and was a self-employed carpenter.

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  2. Betty Jo StephensonRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Betty Jo Stephenson, 79, died Saturday, July 1, 2017 at her residence. Mrs. Stephenson was born in Homer to the late Omer Lee and Ruby Elizabeth Dailey.

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  3. Shannon JacksonRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Shannon Ledford Jackson, 49, passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017. Mrs. Jackson was born in Columbus, Ga., the daughter of Carol Howard Ledford and James Oran Ledford of Athens.

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  4. GBI seeks help identifying bodyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is seeking the public's help in identifying human remains found near Interstate 85 in Banks County. On Sunday, February 5, 2017, a skeleton was discovered in a wooded area near New Salem Methodist Church, at 2170 Highway 59, in Commerce.

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  5. Region leaders discuss possible referendumRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Leaders from 12 area counties were scheduled to gather in Athens last week to discuss a possible one-cent shared transportation tax. Madison County commissioners recently voted to include a referendum on a November ballot for a one-cent region transportation special purpose local option sale tax .

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  6. Lloyd LooneyRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Lloyd Ronald Looney, 79, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Gentiva Hospice at Piedmont Athens Regional. Mr. Looney was born the son of the late Louise Dillard Wallace and Loyd Looney.

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  7. Nancy PickettRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Nancy Kay Scoggins Pickett, 70, died Wednesday, June 7, 2017, at Piedmont- Athens Regional Medical Center. Ms. Pickett was born in Clarke County.

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  8. Johnnie MurrayRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Johnnie Rufus Murray, Sr., 87, died Thursday, May 25, 2017. A native of Madison County, he was the son of the late Willie Thomas and Irene Strickland Murray.

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  9. Tracie SkomerRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Tracie Benson Burrell Seagraves Skomer passed away peacefully Thursday May 4, 2017, with her family at her side. Tracie was born January 5, 1964, in Athens, the daughter of J.B. and Frankie Benson.

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  10. David JohnsonRead the original story

    May 1, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    David Lee Johnson, 80, entered into rest Friday, April 28, 2017, in Athens. Mr. Johnson was born May 25, 1936, in Jefferson, the son of the late C. W. and Ada Nix Johnson.

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  11. Faye FullerRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Faye Laverne Spinks Fuller, 83, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, April 18, 2017, following an extended illness. A native of Athens, Mrs. Fuller was the daughter of Millard Cicero Spinks, Sr. and Ina Cooper Spinks.

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  12. BOC says family can't keep pigs on two-acre lot on Nowhere RoadRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    A Madison County family that has kept pigs on their residentially zoned two-acre piece of property for 17 years has 90 days to get those animals off the property after neighbors complained that the smell of the pigs is a nuisance and interfering with their lives and property values. County commissioners voted 3-2 to deny a request by Russell and Terry Tankersley to rezone their 2.14 acre property on Nowhere Road from R-1 to R-R .

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  13. 'BJ" GorhamRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Betty Jane "BJ" Parr Gorham, a native of Athens, died Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Brookside Commerce, with family at her side. The youngest daughter of the late Henry Lewis Parr and Ruby Thomas Parr, she was born at home on Lumpkin Street on November 1926.

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  14. Margaret SwindelRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Margaret Kathryn Pearson Swindel went to be with her Savior Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at her residence, surrounded by loving family. Born in Athens on February 14, 1929, Mrs. Swindel, beloved wife of 70 years to Samuel C. Swindel, was the daughter of the late Bertie Mae Goodrum Pearson, and father, Harvey Newton Pearson.

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  15. Pamela GordonRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Pamela Yvonne Gordon, 47, passed away Wednesday, March 1, 2017, at her residence. Born in Athens, Mrs. Gordon was the daughter of Tom and Joann Pass Perry of Athens.

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  16. Caleb MooreRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Caleb Steven Moore, 19, entered into rest Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Mr. Moore was born in Athens, the son of Mitchell Steven Moore and Sherry Clark Moore of Jefferson.

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  17. Feticide charge for Athens man who struck vehicle during police...Read the original story

    Mar 6, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Feticide and multiple other charges are pending for an Athens man who struck two vehicles while being chased by police last week in Barrow County and caused one of the crash victims to lose her unborn child. According to a Barrow County Sheriff's Office news release, Aubrey Franklin Arnold, 36, was being pursued in a Chevrolet Silverado by deputies Thursday afternoon on Ga.

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  18. Eagles look to rebound from lossesRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    The East Jackson baseball team suffered a pair of losses following a victory last week as the Eagles continue to work through their non-region schedule. After beating Clarke Central 3-2 this past Wednesday , East Jackson fell to Athens Academy 4-2 at home on Friday and were routed by Habersham Central 11-0 at home on Monday.

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  19. Carol Collins WagnonRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Mary Carol Dixon Collins Wagnon passed from this world surrounded by loving family on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, and spent her 77th birthday with her Lord Jesus. Born in Athens, she was the daughter of the late Granville and Harriett Craven Dixon.

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  20. Matthew HughesRead the original story

    Feb 28, 2017 | MainStreetNews.com

    Matthew Kyle Hughes, 28, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Born in Dalton, Ga., he graduated from Winder Barrow High School in 2006.

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