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  1. Man indicted for deadly rampage in Oglethorpe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Oglethorpe County grand jury this week indicted a 23-year-old man who authorities said went on a rampage this past summer that involved murder, kidnapping, multiple vehicle hijackings and gun battles with police. The crime scene stretched from William Ryan Arnold's home in Lexington to a logging site near the Wilkes County border where he allegedly crashed a hijacked tractor-trailer into a blockade of police cars while officers fired their guns at the truck.


  2. Lexington's always on our mindsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 10 | Lexington County Chronicle

    Lexington, Georgia's Main Street looks much like our Lexington used to look before all the outlanders and snow birds found it was a wonderful place to live. MacLeod and Jerry Bellune are spending their children's inheritance traveling the country and enjoying every minute.


  3. Lexington, Nicholson elect new mayors for 2016Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... ll pending in Jackson County Superior Court but has not gone before a grand jury. In the Oglethorpe County city of Lexington, voters elected Rick Berry, who garnered 40 votes to the 29 votes received by Ronnie Boggs, who is the current mayor pro tem.


  4. Oglethorpe County man remains in jail without bond after Elberton bank robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 69-year-old Oglethorpe County man remained in the Elbert County Jail without bond Wednesday on charges that he robbed an Elberton bank by threatening employees with a bomb. William Randolph Chandler, who is married and lives on Sandy Cross Road, Lexington, was charged with armed robbery and six counts of aggravated assault in connection with the robbery of the Northeast Georgia Bank on Elbert Street.


  5. Barbara StephensRead the original story

    Monday Nov 2 |

    ... Tracye L. Stephens, Nashville, Tenn. and Pamela S. Rollins (Rock), Navarre, Fla.; brother, Samuel A. Nash, Lexington, Ga.; sisters, Yvonne H. Wallace, Commerce, and Elena N. Brown, Daytona, Fla.; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. ...


  6. Relative's 911 call spurs theft warrant for man accused of stealing Athens' Walmart chicken wingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Arrest warrants will be signed for a 47-year-old Lexington man after a relative alerted police to his attempt at stealing chicken wings from the deli at Walmart on Lexington Road, Athens-Clarke County police said. Odell Waller had an extensive history of shoplifting, police said, and the Georgia Department of Corrections reports he has served five prison terms, beginning in 1995, for such offenses as burglary and theft.


  7. Emmett Louis 'Pete' RohmeRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2015 |

    ... of Arnoldsville, and Missy and Bill Bentley, of Winterville; two sons and their wives, Jeff and Tammy Rohme, of Lexington, and Mike and Renee Rohme, of Lexington; and brother, John Rohme, of Colonial Beach, Va. 11 grandchildren and 13 ...


  8. Tudor "Bunk" Jones Jr., 96: Stormed Utah Beach on D-DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 |

    ... TN, Ann Jones of Atlanta, Tudor Jones III and Patty Jones of Jacksonville, FL, Calvin Jones and Stephanie Jones of Lexington, Georgia. There are eight grandchildren: Harrison Jones, Katherine Dukes, Andrew Dukes, Carter Jones, Katie Head, Mary ...


  9. Lexington to elect new mayor for first time in 21 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The city of Lexington will have a new mayor in 2016 following a decision by David Montgomery not to seek another term for the office he has held for 21 years. Two downtown Lexington business owners, Ronnie Boggs, the current mayor pro tem who owns Lexington Antiques, and Rick Berry, the owner of a Goodness Grows plant nursery, are squaring off for the Nov. 3 election.


  10. Child struck by car at accident scene on Athens PerimeterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 12-year-old Oglethorpe County girl was seriously injured Sunday when she was struck by a car as she stood in a median of the Athens Perimeter, Athens-Clarke County police said. The child from Lexington was out of her car and in the grassy median after her mother was involved in a minor collision, police said.


  11. Madison County man shot during hostage situation in Oglethorpe CountyRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2015 |

    ... Davis's injuries occurred during an exchange of gunfire between police and his captor, Ryan Edgar Arnold, 23. of Lexington, who was also taken to an area hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound. The incident began on Monday when the GBI officials ...


  12. Selma-to-D.C. Journey for Justice based in Athens until WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Shortly after noon, the three dozen or so marchers making the Monday leg of the Journey for Justice, an 860-mile march from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C., rounded a wide curve on U.S. Highway 78 between Lexington and Rayle. A few steps farther downhill toward the bridge over Buffalo Creek, the marchers came even with Young Road - heading off to their right toward who knows where in rural Oglethorpe County - and the 181st mile of the trek began.


  13. Church calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Jul 2, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... or visit . Women's Conference: 10 a.m., New Anon Grove Baptist Church, 24 Fairground Road, Lexington. The guest minister will be Minister Felecia Baker of the Chestnut Grove Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend. For ...


  14. Joy Ride: Hampton House resident fulfills unusual birthday wishRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2015 |

    ... face, it's unmeasurable," said Pulliam. The former lawman said he rides with the American Legion Post 123 out of Lexington and that he and fellow members have talked about possibly repeating the experience with others. "We've actually discussed ...


  15. Floyd BondRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 |

    ... as well as a granddaughter, Ashley Bond. Survivors include his wife June Veal Bond; son, Gary Bond (Jeneine), Lexington; daughter, Cindy Wilson, Calhoun; grandchildren, Josh Wilson (Brittney), Calhoun, Justin Wilson, Ringold, Jonathan Wilson, ...


  16. Relatively few singers make the cut at 'American Idol' auditions Sunday in AthensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Athens convention and performance space. First in line was Katelynn Tiller, 16, from just down the road in Lexington. She and her mom, Jennifer, arrived at The Classic Center at 4:30 a.m. A rising junior at Oglethorpe County High School, Katelynn ...


  17. Church calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Youth Night: 5-7 p.m., Billups Grove Baptist Church, 5720 Lexington Road. This event is a pizza and ice cream social.


  18. Area law enforcement authorities put an end to brass ringRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... identify and locate the eBay account holder. Watkinsville police and Oglethorpe County investigators traveled to a Lexington house and the Zobos were recovered, all still in good condition. The Zobos were produced in 1896 and carry a collector value ...


  19. Danielsville man arrested for fatal hit and runRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 |

    ... without bond. The victim, Ashley Leanne Watson, was found by family members along the side of Georgia Hwy. 22 near Lexington on Sept. 8, 2014. They found her after she failed to come home or to make contact with them. An autopsy conducted at the ...


  20. Legion - champion' Pete Wheeler passes away at age 92Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | American Legion Magazine

    ... final days. That was one of his greatest accomplishments for Georgia." A member of James T. Rayle Post 123 in Lexington, Ga., Wheeler was a recipient of The American Legion Gold Honor Medal. After serving four years in the Army, he joined the ...


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