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

    Wednesday Oct 7 |

    ... 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 ...


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

    Monday Oct 5 | 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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 ...


  5. 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.


  6. 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 ...


  7. 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 ...


  8. 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, ...


  9. 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 ...


  10. 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.


  11. 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 ...


  12. 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 ...


  13. 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 ...


  14. Danielsville man remains in jail without bond on charge of murdering Crawford womanRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... woman went missing, family members searched for and found Watson's body on the side of Georgia Highway 22 north of Lexington. Romantically involved with Watson, according to court documents, Bryant had earlier told investigators that he and Watson ...


  15. Murder charged in Oglethorpe County hit-and-run deathRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... from the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Watson's body was found Sept. 8 beside Georgia Highway 22 north of Lexington. Subsequent court documents filed by investigators implied she had fought with a man she knew intimately. Autopsy results from the ...


  16. 10-foot metal rooster stolen in Athens found in Oglethorpe County forestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 10-foot tall metal rooster stolen from outside a business in Athens was recovered Monday in a remote forest of Oglethorpe County where Athens-Clarke police said the perpetrators had hidden it under a pile of wood. The rooster was returned Monday to Bonnie Harris, owner of Lexington Vintage, who said it was taken back to the artist's studio where it was made "for reconstructive surgery."


  17. UGA's annual rodeo kicks off today with bronco and bull ridingRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Bryan Simmons, from Lexington, Ga., rides in the ring after roping a calf at the Great Southland Stampede Rodeo in Athens, Ga., Thursday, April 18, 2013. The Great Southland Stampede Rodeo is today through Saturday at the University of Georgia's Livestock Instructional Arena on South Milledge Avenue.


  18. Virginia RussellRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    Virginia Pauline Johnson Russell, 75, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at the St. Mary's Hospice House in Bogart. Mrs. Russell was born in Lexington on March 8, 1940, the daughter of the late James Maryland Johnson, Sr. and Pauline Dora Gabriel.


  19. GBI conducting murder investigation into death of woman found on Oglethorpe County roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... they believed foul play was involved. Watson's body was found Sept. 8 on the side of Georgia Highway 22 north of Lexington, near where court documents imply she fought with man she was intimate with. Authorities have charged no one in connection ...


  20. Man found dead in holding cellRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 |

    A Comer man died after he was found unresponsive in a holding cell at the Madison County Jail Sunday afternoon, March 15. Derek Lamar Bell, 32, was awaiting booking following his arrest with another man, Bobby Joe Ross, 32, of Lexington, earlier that afternoon at the Golden Pantry on Hwy. 72 in Hull.


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