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Opinion: The Joy in Juneteenth

In the 1860s, news traveled slowly. There was no Twitter, no 24-hour cable news, no talk radio. For many enslaved people on the Western Frontier, news of their emancipation arrived months late.The …

Georgia landline phone customers to see lower bills

ATLANTA - The diminishing number of Georgians with landline telephones in their homes are about to see a savings on their bills thanks to the sunsetting of a decade-old program.The Georgia Public …

Schedule set for redistricting hearings

ATLANTA - The two committees in the General Assembly in charge of drawing new congressional and legislative district lines this year have set the schedule for 10 remaining town hall hearings across …
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Obituaries

Mr. James Anthony Pitts

Mr. James Anthony Pitts, age 44, of Chatsworth, passed away at his residence Tuesday, June 1, 2021. He was born May 5, 1977. He was preceded in death by his father, Carl Anthony Pitts. He is …

Billie Elizabeth Mullinax

Billie Elizabeth Mullinax, age 78, of Chatsworth, passed away on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at her residence. She was born on December 3, 1942. She was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, James …

Mrs. Camellia Anderson

Mrs. Camellia Anderson, age 60, of Chatsworth, passed away June 3, 2021, at Advent Murray Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Anderson was a member of the Subligna Baptist …

Mr. Benny Sitton

Mr. Benny Sitton, age 71, passed away Friday, May 28, 2021, at Hamilton Medical Center. Benny served as the agency manager of Whitfield County Farm Bureau. Benny is preceded in death by his …

Jerry Don Silvers

Jerry Don (Papa) Silvers, age 74, of Crandall, passed away on Tuesday, May 25, 2021. Jerry was born on March 23, 1947 to the late Jesse (Jett) Silvers and Myrtle Dixon Silvers. He was preceded in …