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Bicycle rider Killed in Athens Accident

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A bicycle rider was killed and another was injured in an accident on Athena Drive in Athens, it happened shortly after 6 o’clock Monday evening on Athens’ east side. Three bicycle riders were struck. The accident closed a stretch of Athena Drive between Olympic Drive and Spring Valley Road for several …

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DNR STARTS NEW REPORTING PROGRAM FOR HUNTERS

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Deer season began over the past weekend for archers. The season will open soon for those hunting with firearms. But anyone who is a hunter has a new step to take when harvesting deer and turkey this year. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has started a new program to …

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STATE CLEARS DA PARKS WHITE OF CAMPAIGN WRONGDOING

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After a three-month investigation by the State Attorney General’s office, the case against Northern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Parks White has been dismissed. On August 31st, the State Attorney General’s office released its findings into allegations White illegally used the endorsement of Hartwell Police Chief Anthony Davis and his officers …

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“Bubba Burger” Founder Walter Eaves laid to Rest Today

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Walter Edward “Bubba” Eaves, 79, will be laid to rest today after a funeral service at 11am this morning Eaves died September 4, 2016.  A highly successful entrepreneur, Mr. Eaves was a pioneer in the meat industry, founding a number of businesses and creating several meat production techniques still widely used …

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Blue Devils loss in Home Opener Friday Night

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The Elbert County High School Blue Devils suffer a loss to Madison County Friday Night in the Granite Bowl. The Game was a hard fought struggle with the Devils inching out points with field goals and only one touchdown in the game. The Final Score was Madison County Over Elbert …

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