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While the community mourns the death of 86-year-old Otha Perrin, a man described as “kind” and “giving,” two 19-year-old murder suspects by the names of Savanna Marie Jennings and William David Pet

Magistrate Judge Lanie Simmons told two 19-year-olds last week that they are being charged with murder, felony murder, malice murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, aggra

The the long-awaited four-lane expansion of Highway 72 from Elberton to Athens is on schedule to be open to the public in early March, according to the Georgia Department of Transportation’s (GDOT)

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The Hoop Devils sailed through watered-down competition last week. 

Having left the gridiron just two weeks prior to kicking off the new basketball season, the Blue Devils went 1-for-3 during a long Week One. 

A year older and more experienced, the Blue Devils welcomed Prince Avenue Christian to the Inferno in their season opener after press time Tuesday evening.

Death Notices

Sheryle Diane McKern Bishop, 67, of Royston died Jan. 16. Memorial services were held Jan. 20 at Royston Pentecostal Holiness Church. Pruitt Funeral Home, Royston

Kenneth Almond, 62, of Elberton died Jan. 14. Funeral services were held Jan. 16 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

Thora Cannon Black, 84, of Elberton died Jan. 3. Memorial services were held Jan. 5 in the memorial chapel of Berry Funeral Home.

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