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  1. Gillsville man free after plea deal in fatal April shooting in GainesvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Forsyth County News

    One of three men accused in an April shooting in Gainesville has pleaded guilty to lesser charges, and he will not be prosecuted for felony murder. Kevin Michael Turner, 28, of Gillsville, pleaded guilty Dec. 1 to reckless conduct, violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  2. Guilty plea in April shooting nets defendant a year in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | The Times

    One of three men accused in an April shooting in Gainesville has pleaded guilty to lesser charges, and he will not be prosecuted for felony murder. Kevin Michael Turner, 28, of Gillsville, pleaded guilty Dec. 1 to reckless conduct, violation of the Georgia Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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  3. Dean BrownRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 27 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... was over brotherhood, and was a faithful choir member. Survivors include his wife, Donna Buffington Brown, Gillsville; son and daughter-in-law, Jason and Brandi Brown, Gillsville; daughter and son-in-law, Kim and Milton Jackson, Gillsville; brother, ...

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  4. Georgia GOP leaders hope to avoid snags over hospital taxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 26 | The Times

    ... of providing care for these patients," NGHS spokeswoman Melissa Tymchuk wrote in an email. Rep. Emory Dunahoo, R-Gillsville, said he plans to vote for the measure because it's a "needed part of the hospital system as it's set up now," but he ...

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  5. Attorney: Attempted murder charge - far-fetched'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 21 | The Times

    An attorney representing a Gillsville man in a trio of co-defendants said Wednesday he was surprised by the grand jury charge of attempted murder in an alleged October shooting. Evan Edsel Dorsey, 26, of Buford, Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula were all charged with attempted murder by a Hall County grand jury Dec. 15. Investigator Brad Raper testified earlier this month in Magistrate Court about Owens allegedly facilitating a drug deal with the victim on Oct. 29 at Harrison Square in Gainesville.

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  6. Three charged with attempted murder after alleged drug dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 20 | The Times

    Three men have been charged with attempted murder after a man lost an eye in an alleged drug deal, according to authorities. Evan Edsel Dorsey, 26, of Buford, Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula were all charged with attempted murder by a Hall County grand jury Thursday.

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  7. Johnny Vardeman: Grace Hewell is gone, but her Gillsville pottery family enduresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 17 | The Times

    The Gillsville pottery amazingly has operated since 1850 when Nathaniel Hewell began pottery-making as a sideline to his farming. His son, Eli, moved the pottery to Gillsville around 1900, and generation after generation of Hewell potters have continued the business.

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  8. Alleged getaway driver's case in alleged drug deal, shooting moves to Superior CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2016 | The Times

    ... Court regarding charges of aggravated battery and armed robbery. Co-defendants Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula, came before the judge Dec. 5, and their cases moved on to Superior Court. Investigator ...

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  9. Investigator: Drug deal cost a man his eye in shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | The Times

    ... and was lodged in his head, according to a Gainesville Police investigator. Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, and Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula, appeared in Magistrate Court Monday to answer to charges of aggravated battery and armed ...

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  10. Rain can't stop residents from attending Christmas on Green StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2016 | The Times

    ... rider Burkett, dressed in period costume, greeted people as they entered a white clapboard home housing law firms Gillsville Law and Ibrahim & RAO.

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  11. Court motion says fatal bullet didn't come from guns in defendants' possessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2016 | The Times

    According to a motion, the bullet killing Jaquerian Harrison, 21, in April was not from the guns found in the possession of three co-defendants. The motion was filed Nov. 16 by attorney Dawn Seibert, who is representing Kevin Michael Turner, of Gillsville, on a felony murder charge.

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  12. Nichols, Harris, Dalton recognized for agriculture efforts in countyRead the original story

    Nov 10, 2016 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... Reece said she is very involved in the community and checks on her neighbors, as well as being a member of Gillsville Baptist Church. Dalton received the Farmer of the Year Award. His community involvement includes working toward the building of the ...

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  13. Mount Airy man killed in Maysville wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | The Times

    A Mount Airy man was killed when his pickup truck traveled down an embankment on a Maysville road, according to authorities. Georgia State Patrol said Turpin was driving southbound in a Ford F-150 pickup truck on Gillsville Road along a left curve north of Bold Road.

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  14. Driver killed in single-vehicle wreck in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A single-vehicle wreck Tuesday afternoon north of Maysville claimed the life of the driver, according to the Jackson County Emergency Management Services. The wreck occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Gillsville Road near Diamond Hill Church Road.

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  15. One killed in Tuesday wreckRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | MainStreetNews.com

    One person was killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Gillsville Road at Diamond Hill Road. Units from Maysville Fire/Rescue and Jackson County EMS responded to the scene Tuesday around 2 p.m. They found a single-vehicle accident with a person trapped inside.

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  16. One killed in Maysville wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2016 | The Times

    One person was found dead and trapped inside a vehicle Tuesday at Gillsville and Diamond Hill roads in Maysville, according to authorities. "Upon arrival, they found a single-vehicle accident with one patient trapped inside," Jackson County EMS director Steve Nichols wrote in a news release.

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  17. Police: Man shot in the eye during armed robbery, three chargedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | The Times

    Evan Edsel Dorsey, 26, of Buford, Richard Brian Sosebee, 41, of Lula, and Johnathan William Owens, 27, of Gillsville, were charged with aggravated battery and armed robbery. All of them were booked in to the Hall County Jail, where they remain.

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  18. Gillsville man charged with aggravated batteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | The Times

    A Gillsville man is accused of breaking a man's jaw earlier this month in Hall County, according to authorities. Jason Dewayne Finley, 37, is charged with aggravated battery.

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  19. Two domestic disputes reported to BCSORead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... the following: a a man panhandling at a U.S. 441, Commerce, business. a a mailbox damaged at a Slaton Road, Gillsville, address. a A Hwy. 59, Commerce, resident reported a missing car tag. a a stolen vehicle recovered at a County Line Road, Alto, ...

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  20. Small cities unite to counter Gainesville, Hall influenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | The Times

    Gainesville officials said Tuesday that they were surprised by a push from smaller cities in Hall County to unite against the influence of Gainesville and county government. A memorandum of agreement among the smaller cities of Flowery Branch, Oakwood, Braselton, Buford, Clermont, Gillsville and Lula states that "sticking together" would be advantageous for these governments to check the power of Gainesville and Hall County.

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