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  1. Mr. Roger Dale Withrow, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Mr. Roger Dale Withrow, Sr., 66, of the Plainville community, passed away Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at Rome Georgia Hospital, following a brief illness. Mr. Withrow was born in Crown Hill, West Virginia, on May 11, 1949, a son of the late Charles Oliver Withrow, Sr. and Reba Hackworth Withrow.

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  2. Georgia executes its oldest death row inmate, age 72Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Georgia executed a 72-year-old man, the state's oldest death row inmate, early Wednesday for the killing of a convenience store manager during a robbery decades ago. Brandon Astor Jones was pronounced dead at 12:46 a.m. Wednesday after an injection of barbiturate pentobarbital at the state prison in Jackson.

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  3. 1 ImageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Statesboro Herald

    ... Lim and Jee Yoon Byun, of Statesboro, Lim received a trophy and a $100 check from the Bulloch County chapter of the Georgia Association of Educators. First runner-up Zandria Foreman, an eighth-grade student at Portal Middle High School, won $50. All ...

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  4. Glynn County awarded car seat mini-grantRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Brunswick News

    The Georgia Department of Public Health's Injury Prevention Program recently named Glynn County a 2015 recipient of the Child Passenger Safety Mini-Grant. The program helps county health departments and their community partners reduce the number of injuries and deaths among children in Georgia.

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  5. Tornadoes in the South; snow in Plains and Upper MidwestRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    Heavy rain prompted an apartment evacuation early Wednesday in northwest Georgia one day after storms spawned tornadoes in Mississippi and Alabama and dumped snow on places farther west. The National Weather Service, citing a report from an emergency manager in Catoosa County, Georgia, says the apartments being evacuated before dawn Wednesday were near the town of Fort Oglethorpe, just south of Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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  6. Create a hardcopy of this pageRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Rome News

    The spotlight of swimming with some of the top high school competitors in the state elevated the performances of several local participants Friday in the preliminaries of the Georgia High School Association Swimming and Diving State Championships.

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  7. Greater Rome Bank to change name to Greater Community Bank, effective May 15Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Calhoun Times

    ... and Gordon County markets we currently serve, and will project our commitment to community service into other North Georgia markets we may serve in the future," said board chairman Tom Caldwell. "Ownership has not changed - only the name." The board ...

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  8. US Supreme Court lets Georgia execution go forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The U.S. Supreme Court turned down last-minute appeals from lawyers for Georgia's oldest death row inmate Tuesday night, allowing the execution of the 72-year-old man to go forward. Brandon Astor Jones was originally scheduled to receive an injection of the barbiturate pentobarbital at 7 p.m. at the state prison in Jackson.

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  9. The Latest: Supreme Court denies stay of execution requestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

    The Latest on the execution of Georgia's oldest death row inmate, who's set to be put to death Tuesday : Seventy-two-year-old Brandon Astor Jones was originally set to receive a lethal injection at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the state prison in Jackson. He was convicted in the 1979 shooting death of a suburban Atlanta convenience store manager.

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  10. Scoring change helps more adults secure GEDsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Times

    ... ified who will be credentialed as a result of the passing score change, according to the Technical College System of Georgia's Adult Education Office.

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  11. MomentumA Fight I'D Like to SeeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... have died trying to cover the news in 105 countries since 1996. In places like the Congo, Mexico, Darfur, Georgia, Iraq, Colombia, Gaza, Afghanistan. They didn't die to provide "content." Or to raise the price of a media company's stock. They died ...

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  12. Beloved pastor - Doc' Frady dies at 81Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... his 47-year ministry, he was also a chaplain of the Cobb Sheriff's Office for 25 years and former chaplain for the Georgia House of Representatives and the Senate. He also served as the North Georgia chairman of the Board of Directors for Cumberland ...

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  13. Justice for Caroline Small is small step for all: Leonard PittsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... Scott, Freddie Gray and Tamir Rice, but has received only a fraction of the attention. Indeed, unless you live in Georgia or North Florida, you probably don't know her story. And you should. As told in news reports and a dash cam video, it goes like ...

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  14. Historic' is history? Goldstein fights to keep 1845 Ivy Grove home out of historic districtRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    ... reviewing articles and books of Ivy Grove and its former gardens. Much of this research will be on display for the Georgia Trust Spring Ramble Marietta Tour on April 23. "Unlike others that looked at it for development, I am not interested in ...

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  15. Callaway soccer teams tune up for seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... were looking for somebody," said Clonts, a Paulding County native who recently graduated from the University of West Georgia. "That's how I came to be here. I love Callaway." In Thursday's boys' game, Pacelli started out quickly, scoring a pair of ...

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  16. Elections board considers bylaw changesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... elections superintendent that they said seemed to show a desire to undermine the BOER. The board, created by the Georgia General Assembly, first met in January 2013 after the Board of Registrars and county elections superintendent position were ...

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  17. West Georgia Choral Festival will be first of its kindRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    Voices of the Valley is one of the eight choral groups that will be participating in the inaugural 2016 West Georgia Choral Arts Festival in LaGrange on Feb. 27. The event is hosted by the Choral Society of West Georgia and is honoring the organization's 10th anniversary in LaGrange.

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  18. Hogansville to sell police K9Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | LaGrange Daily News

    ... the dog is the best option for the city. Approved applying for a historic preservation grant for $10,000 from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources' Historic Preservation Division. The city is obligated to pay 40 percent - $4,000 - of the ...

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  19. In Memory: Ralph Marion Jr., 85, Mt. Vernon Towers Board ChairmanRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Ralph Marion, Jr., of Atlanta, Georgia, died on Jan. 26, 2016 at St. Joseph's hospital, surrounded by family and friends. He was 85. Born on April 13, 1930 in Rockville Centre, Long Island, NY, Ralph was the son to the late Margaret Sorenson Marion and Ralph Marion, Sr.; grandson of the late Jeanne Marion Doanne, who was the first woman lawyer in the state of New York.

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  20. Fulton BOE Names Sole Finalist For Superintendent PostRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... education, both from the University of Vermont. He is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Georgia, teaching in the Educational Administration and Policy program of the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy. ...

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