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Former Bowman Mayor L.B. Berryman Dies

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Loyd “L.B.” Berryman Jr., 83, of Bowman, died Monday at his home with family members. He is survived by his wife, Martha Scott Berryman, of the home, two daughters, Andrea Schreier (John) of Abbeville, South Carolina, and Kristi Byrd (Michael) of Danielsville; brothers Bill Berryman of Bowman and Wayne Berryman …

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Georgia SAT Scores up

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Georgia students SAT scores are getting better. The SAT has been redesigned this year so there are actually two different SAT exams. The new redesign SAT exam has a completely different scoring system. Georgia students increased their scores in every section of the traditional SAT test in 2016. On the …

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Golfing Legend Arnold Palmer Dead at 87

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Arnold Palmer charged across the golf course and into America’s living rooms with a go-for-broke style that made a country club sport popular for the everyman. At ease with presidents and the public, he was on a first-name basis with both. Through his remarkable life, he never lost that personal …

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High School Football Scores

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Elbert County  wins Friday night  28-10 over Putnam County Franklin County put up a valiant effort but lost to Madison County 20 to 14 Friday night. Hart County lost to Stephens County 23 to 6. Other games …….   Apalachee  10    Monroe area  7           …

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RITZ TO EXPAND, CREATING 50 NEW JOBS IN HART COUNTY

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A Hart County company is about to expand bringing more jobs to the area. The Georgia Department of Economic development announced Wednesday that Ritz Instruments Transformers will be expanding its operation in Hart County. Investing $8 million dollars and creating 50 new full time jobs over the next 5 years. …

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HULL MAN ARRESTED ON FIREARMS CHARGES

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A Hull man was arrested earlier this week on firearms charges. The North Georgia Drug Task Force , Madison County Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and firearms made the arrest of Jeffery Allan Jones age 36 of Hull for possession of a firearm by a drug user, …

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