Sumter County Newswire

Sumter County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Sumter County, GA.

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  1. Laughlin, Faye WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Lakeland Ledger

    FAYE WILLIAMS LAUGHLIN, 94 LAKELAND - Faye Williams Laughlin, 94, passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2016, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. Faye was born January 21, 1922, in Americus, Georgia to Henry and Lois Williams.

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  2. Business owners angered at new Braves stadium parking planRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Fred Beloin and his partners bought the office building on Heritage Court in 2003, long before the Atlanta Braves announced their intention to move in next door with a new stadium and sprawling mixed-use development. Beloin said they had planned a substantial investment in the property because of SunTrust Park's opening next year - they'd need fencing, walls, and some combination of security gates and guards for the parking lot.

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  3. Cobb candidate campaign contribution reports dueRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    Thursday marked the end of the filing period for the June 2016 campaign contribution disclosure reports for local and state office candidates.

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  4. First Slice 6/30/16: Maybe Atlanta drivers suck because most of y'all ain't from Atlanta?Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | Creative Loafing Atlanta

    Cobb County passed a law against allowing private game day parking in the vicinity near the future Braves stadium . The Braves organization raked in a whopping $4.6 million in parking fees alone last year at Turner Field, but Cobb officials claim the ordinance was set in February strictly for public safety.

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  5. The Agitator #221: The Braves deal---the end justifies the meansRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    The Braves stadium deal has become as divisive locally as the presidential election is nationally.

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  6. Lee will always do what's right for CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    As a former chairman of the Cobb Chamber, I detest the insinuations that Tim Lee is their puppet! Tim's leadership has been in the best interest of all Cobb County citizens and I am proud to call him my friend.

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  7. Police policy review contract approved by Cobb Board of CommissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Cobb's police force and bus service will each be reviewed and studied by a third-party under contracts approved by county commissioners Tuesday night.

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  8. Police: Pastor facing sex charges in Kentucky found dead in MariettaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    The body of an Indiana pastor arrested on charges of soliciting sex with a minor in Kentucky earlier this month was found in a Marietta storage unit Monday, according to police.

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  9. Clarifying a few pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Recently, I submitted a letter suggesting that concerned citizens read and consider a well-written column by Ben Mathis.

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  10. Cobb teacher elected for summer programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Holly Frilot, Cobb County schools library media education supervisor, was selected for a five-day program working with experts at the Library of Congress.

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  11. Americus man shot in face, suspect arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WALB-TV Albany

    23-year-old Jimmy Varnum was airlifted to a trauma center after he was shot Tuesday afternoon at a home in the 500 block of Furlow Street. Police charged De'Marion Angry with aggravated assault, reckless conduct and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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  12. Williams siblings join three other Cobb track athletes in quests to become an OlympianRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MDJonline.com

    Less than a month after winning her second NCAA championship in the heptathlon, former Kell star Kendell Williams will return to Eugene, Oregon, to compete in the U.S. Olympic trials for a spot on the U.S. national team at the Rio Olympics.

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  13. Two senators who give politics a good nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Effingham Herald

    This is a bit weird. I find myself in the position of having to defend politicians.

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  14. Everybody Has a Story: Sunday school with Secret ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Columbian

    We knew that President Jimmy Carter taught a Sunday school class on a somewhat regular basis when he was president, and continues to do so in Plains, Ga., even though he is now 91. Since my wife, Betty, and I would be in that area on March 6, I went online to find out about the class. Sure enough, there it was: Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains has a website with all of the information.

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  15. Schools, community say goodbye to Jenna WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MDJonline.com

    White bows were attached to mailboxes in memory of Jenna Wall, a Kemp Elementary School teacher who was killed last week, in her parents' neighborhood.

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  16. Chairman Lee deserves to be re-electedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | MDJonline.com

    As someone who is a lifelong Cobb County resident and an active member of our community, I appreciate everything Chairman Lee has done to make Cobb County the first-class place it is today and can unequivocally state he deserves another four years in office.

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  17. Ancient HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Garnet And Black Attack

    This is a little perspective on the coaching change. Carolina has had many top coaches over the years and has had a poor overall track record many of those years.

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  18. Cobb in drought, although tougher restrictions not yet activatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MDJonline.com

    Though Cobb County is experiencing some drought conditions, state officials have not yet declared them major enough to impose stricter outdoor watering restrictions.

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  19. Cobb DA: Gang member gets 30 years for drug, robbery chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MDJonline.com

    A member of the SUR 13 gang who pleaded guilty to methamphetamine trafficking and armed robbery charges has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, according to the Cobb District Attorney's office.

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  20. SMITH, Linda SueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MDJonline.com

    Linda Sue Smith, age 69, of Ball Ground, GA passed away Sunday, June 26, 2016 at her Residence.

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