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Atkinson County Newswire

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  1. The GBI is investigating after skeletal remains were found in WillacoocheeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... icials continue to investigate. Anyone with additional information in the investigation is asked to call the Atkinson County Sheriff's Office at (912) 422-3611 or the GBI Douglas office at (912) 389-4103.


  2. Durham Public Schools uses "Capturing Kids Hearts" programs to improve performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 |

    Greg Childress W.G. Pearson Elementary School Principal Christy Boykin talks about the impact of a Durham Public Schools' initiative called "Capturing Kids Heart" during a Durham Board of Education work session . Greg Childress W.G. Pearson Elementary School Principal Christy Boykin talks about the impact of a Durham Public Schools' initiative called "Capturing Kids Heart" during a Durham Board of Education work session .


  3. Community mourns Atkinson teen killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Friends, family and classmates are mourning the loss of a Pearson teen killed Monday when her car was struck by a train in Coffee County. Alana Lyons, 17, died in the collision at a railroad crossing on Wendell Sears Road east of Douglas just before 8 a.m. GSP officials say the railroad traffic arms were down at the time and witnesses reported the car went around the barrier and stopped on the tracks.


  4. Majorie Lee O'BrienRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | WALB-TV Albany

    Marjorie Lee O'Brien, the judge of the Atkinson County Probate Court, was booked at the sheriff's office Friday morning.


  5. Commercial leases and developments for Jan. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | The Fresno Bee

    Scott Buchanan and Brett Todd were the agents. 849 square feet at 524 S. Clovis Ave., Suite J, in Fresno from Rossi Joint Living Trust to Liberty Tax Service.


  6. Kansas City Chiefs star rookie's punt return for a touchdown in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Daily Mail

    Kansas City Chiefs rookie's punt return for a touchdown in last game of the season costs Vikings defensive back $100,000 With a scintillating 95-yard punt return for a touchdown during the Chiefs' 37-27 victory over the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, Hill overtook Minnesota Vikings defensive back Marcus Sherels for the league lead in punt return average. Sherels had an incentive bonus in his contract awarding him $100,000 if he led the league in average yards on a punt return, according to ESPN NFL reporter Field Yates.


  7. Police Log: Nov. 27-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Paradise Post

    Noise Complaint: 3:10 a.m. at Pearson Rd./Tamarack Way.. White house at corner playing music loudly for past hour.


  8. Community rallies behind family searching for missing teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... his family members say they miss having in their lives. Hersey's family said they're working the Coffee and Atkinson County Sheriff's Offices, but they tell us leads keep coming up cold.


  9. Something stinks in Coffee County, Georgia, as activist grandmother is prosecuted for voter fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Daily Kos

    Donald Trump is the Republican nominee, which is frightening.We must make sure his hateful rhetoric does not even come close... During the Labor Day weekend, when many people are celebrating and preparing for the upcoming school-year, Dakota Access, a... A Donald Trump White House would be a disaster, and this goes way beyond any ideological difference. As President Obama said,... In the south Georgia of my youth, black people didn't vote.


  10. Local briefs: School board moves Nov. 10 work session locationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 |

    The Durham Public Schools Board of Education Operational Services and Policy "road show" work session scheduled Nov. 10 at Hillside High School has been moved to W.G. Pearson Elementary School, still at 4:30 p.m. The meeting had to be moved because of the new high school dismissal time of 4 p.m. Pearson lets out earlier, so the public won't have to fight school traffic. DURHAM - Durham Shambhala Center, Durham Congregations in Action, Chapel Hill Zen Center and Triangle Insight Meditation is pleased to welcome Rev.


  11. Hazel White MoulderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Wenatchee World

    On October 5, 2016, our Lord and Savior called to Heaven the light of our family, Hazel White Moulder. Hazel was born in Atkinson County Georgia, March 12, 1927, to John G. and Allie Mae White.


  12. Clinch Co. homecoming photos deemed 'offensive', stir controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    Many parents and students have reached out to WALB regarding the post and wanted answers as to how it happened. Students at a rival high school in Atkinson County feel that photos posted to the school's Facebook page were very offensive.


  13. Hermine weakens to a tropical stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2016 | WAAY

    Several electric cooperates that serve rural areas of south Georgia are reporting thousands of power outages, adding to more than 50,000 outages reported by Georgia Power. The Satilla Rural Electric Membership Cooperative in south Georgia reported more than 2,300 outages shortly after dawn Friday, with most of them in Atkinson County.


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    Aug 31, 2016 | The Coastal Courier

    ... Gerald Williams 11. For Jeff Davis last week was a night that they would like to forget having fell 43-14 to Atkinson County. The Yellow Jackets will be looking to put that loss behind them at the expense of the Blue Tide team. But even though Jeff ...


  15. Mount Paran opens subregion play with FellowshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 |

    ... Christian tonight. The Paladins are also coming off a solid win following a 35-15 triumph at home against Atkinson County last week. Fellowship Christian is still trying to find its footing under former Creekview coach Al Morrell, who is 15-16 in ...


  16. Bryan County obituaries - James Hilton MillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2016 | SavannahNow

    ... on Aug. 15 at 11 a.m. Graveside service will be held at the Union Hill Congregational Christian Church in Atkinson County, Ga. at 3:30 p.m. The family wishes to express special thanks to the staff at The Suites at Station Exchange and to Hospice ...


  17. The Georgia Department of Transportation is working to make highways safer.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | WALB-TV Albany

    ... nty line to SR 107/Industrial Drive and from West Jack Allen Road to the Wilcox County line SR 135, from the Atkinson County line to Cherokee Hills Road and from Cherokee Hills Road to the Jeff Davis County line


  18. South Georgia sheriff: Church and funeral home pianist found dead, his car and roommate missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 | SavannahNow

    Officials are looking for the roommate and missing car of a church and funeral home pianist found slain in his Waycross home Saturday, the Ware County sheriff said. After Adam Noel did not arrive for a funeral at Pearson-Dial Funeral Home in Blackshear Saturday morning, the staff called the Ware County Sheriff's Office and asked for someone to check on him, Sheriff Randy Royal said.


  19. Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville part of a national biobank of genetic...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2016 | St. Augustine Record

    The Mayo Clinic will receive $142 million from the National Institutes of Health over the next five years to establish a national genetic biobank as part of the Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort program. The program's goal will be to establish a repository of genetic samples from one million people that will be available to researchers.


  20. Athens Academy beats Atkinson County in state soccer playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ATHENS ACADEMY 1, ATKINSON COUNTY 0 : At Slaughter Field, Barrett King scored the game's only goal with 23 minutes remaining as Athens Academy - ranked No. 7 in Class A and the No.