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  1. Oconee deputies nab suspect in shooting at Bishop campgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Larry Thomas Coker, 31, was placed in the Oconee County Jail late Tuesday without bond, Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said Wednesday. The shooting was reported at about 12:30 a.m. Monday at Pine Lake Campground on High Shoals Road in Bishop, according to the sheriff's report.


  2. Oconee deputies investigating shooting near Bishop; man is hospitalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The victim is hospitalized at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center and he has been unable to speak with investigators, Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said Monday.


  3. Plan for Oconee County future taking shapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Appropriate, small-scale commercial development in Farmington. A road that would take truck traffic out of the downtowns of Bishop and Watkinsville.


  4. Bishop issues call for tolerance as Methodist conference opens in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson, the episcopal leader of the North Georgia Conference, speaks Tuesday during the North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church's annual meeting at The Classic Center in Athens. A crowd fills the Grand Hall of The Classic Center during the Methodists' annual meeting.


  5. Highway 441 story belonged on editorial pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The town hall in the Oconee County town of Bishop is located along U.S. Highway 441. A highway widening project will add roundabouts to the highway in Bishop.


  6. Mayor of Bishop wants bypass for safety and quieter lifestyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    As Bishop Mayor Johnny Pritchett, left, speaks with Georgia Forestry forester Seth Hawkins, a truck rolls by hauling two tractors from the local Caterpillar plant. Wayne Ford/Staff Traffic begins to build up on Price Mill Road shortly before noon on May 11 at an intersection where it's sometimes difficult to exit onto U.S. Highway 441.


  7. Oconee man charged in slow car chase through 2 countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Bishop man led a fleet of more than a dozen patrol units on a slow pursuit from Athens to Bishop on Thursday night following an attempted traffic stop for a faulty tail light. When the chase entered Oconee County - where Athens-Clarke police units were joined by six Oconee County units - the pursuing vehicle, with its tires blown out, traveled several miles at speeds of 25 to 40 mph before it stopped near Bishop, according to Athens-Clarke police and Oconee County sheriff's reports.


  8. Oconee blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    MAN ESCAPES: On June 1, Deputy David Gueth was dispatched about 8:45 p.m. to a domestic dispute between a man and woman on Price Mill Road, Bishop. When the deputy arrived, the man insisted he had done nothing wrong.


  9. Sen. Orrin Hatch named 2017 Distinguished UtahnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 1 | Deseret News

    ... Also in attendance were Elder Dallin H. Oaks and Quentin L. Cook of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and Presiding Bishop GA rald CaussA . All proceeds from the evening's event contributed to needs-based scholarships for Utah high school ...


  10. President Eyring dedicates Paris France Temple, which honors French faithRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | Deseret News

    Leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints participate in the cornerstone ceremony of the Paris France Temple on May 21, 2017. Presiding Bishop GA rald CaussA , left, and President Henry B. Eyring, first counselor in the First Presidency, right, visit with Gonzalo Lopez.


  11. Paris France Temple dedication is 'very tender thing' for President Eyring, other leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Deseret News

    ... Apostles, who 47 years ago served as a missionary and then 25 years ago as mission president in France, and Presiding Bishop GA rald CaussA , who was born in Bordeaux, France, and later served as president of the Paris France Stake, will ...


  12. How a bishop, a mayor and a CFO/publicist helped make the Paris LDS Temple a realityRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | Deseret News

    In the two decades from the first public mention of a possible LDS Church temple in France to this weekend's dedication of the Paris France Temple, countless numbers of people on two continents have been involved in the property, planning, design and construction processes. Among all contributors, three men from France - a bishop, a mayor and a CFO/publicist - played key roles in paving the way for what will become the 156th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


  13. Small plane forced to land, no injuriesRead the original story

    May 9, 2017 |

    ... the school's Livestock Instructional Arena. No injuries or damage to property were reported. Pilot Bobby Swink, of Bishop, and a friend, Mark Sulimirski, were aboard the aircraft when the incident occurred. Swink, who has more than 50 years' ...


  14. Small plane safely makes emergency landing in Athens fieldRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. No injuries were reported after the 1963 Beechcraft Bonanza, with pilot Bobby Wink of Bishop and a friend, Mark Sulimirski, made the emergency landing at around 3 p.m. Tuesday. Swink, a veteran pilot with more than 50 ...


  15. New LDS temple in France opens to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in France is a dream come true for French Mormons, who have waited decades for a house of worship in their country. But to the presiding bishop of the church, the newly completed temple is so much more-it's an answer to his prayers.


  16. Adam Frazier getting some well-deserved attentionRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2017 |

    Shortly after his junior year at Mississippi State began, Adam Frazier phoned home. When his father, Tim, answered in Bishop, Ga., the typically reserved Frazier rushed to tell the story of how he had just met with a major league scout for the first time.


  17. Loran Smith: Roadside marker in Bishop provides history lessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    U. S. 441 is an oft-traveled route the length of our state, a federal highway that makes its way through many small towns such as Bishop, in Oconee County. Bishop seems to avoid real estate development - probably remaining much the same as it was when it was incorporated Dec. 26, 1890.


  18. New Cedar City welfare services facility will aid in 'transforming souls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | Deseret News

    The services provided in a new Deseret Industries facility will contribute to the "real long-term objective" of the Church's welfare plan, which is "to transform souls," said Presiding Bishop GA rald CaussA .


  19. Residents showed up to discuss the issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... lawmakers to step in and help. "We are all very saddened by the state of affairs," U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop, Georgia District 2, said. "We have attempted to address the issue." Bishop said some seasons the growth can be controlled and ...


  20. Bishop respects decision to drop large bomb on ISIS targetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Congressman Sanford Bishop, Georgia District 2, said he believes using a weapon that strong was a strategic military decision to reach deep into caves and other ISIS strongholds. Bishop said he respects the decision.


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