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Memories of Goosepond

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Scott Smith- Tradition and local lore states that the Goosepond Community of Oglethorpe County was named for a 50 acre pond located near Goosepond Creek. The Tradition also claims that the Pond was named for the wild Geese that gathered during the winter. The Goosepond Community has always had occupants …

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Athens Regional Officially Merges with Piedmont Healthcare

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Athens Regional Medical Center officially will become the seventh hospital in the Piedmont Healthcare system in a ceremony set for Saturday. The hospital, which will be renamed Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center, will be Piedmont’s second largest facility. With this partnership, Piedmont Athens Regional is set to become a larger, …

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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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