News

50% of Georgians fully vaccinated against COVID-19

  ATLANTA – As of today, 50% of all Georgians (5,154,793) are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. The CDC considers individuals fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a …

Free breast exams available on Oct. 27

Breast cancer, the second most common cancer among women after skin cancer, is when cells in the breast grow out of control. Finding breast cancer early is critical because it’s easier to …

Help with power bills available in November

The Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program administered by the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services will open to the Homebound and Elderly households on Nov. 1.Homebound households are …
Sports

Carr: Watch out for World Series ticket scams

ATLANTA – Attorney General Chris Carr is warning Atlanta Braves fans to look out for ticket scams ahead of this week’s World Series games. Major sporting events present an opportunity for …
Obituaries

Mrs. Helen J. Wade

Mrs. Helen J. Wade, age 96 of Chatsworth, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 at her residence. She was a member of New Life Baptist Church and a former member of Calvary Baptist Church of Dalton. …

Mr. Paul Leonard Timms

Mr. Paul Leonard Timms, of Crandall, went home to be with the Lord, Oct. 15, 2021, at Advent Health Gordon Hospital. He was born on April 29, 1937, the son of the late Grady and Annie Baynes Timms. …

Mrs. Vicki Haynes

Vicki Haynes, age 72 of Chatsworth, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021 at her home.She was preceded in death by her father, Dewey “Bo” Tanner.She is survived by her husband, Tyson …

Mr. Ronnie Alton Stephens

Ronnie Alton Stephens, age 77, of Chatsworth passed away on Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021.As a pastor for over 45 years, Ron was passionate about making Jesus known to others and dedicated his life to …

Mrs. Heather Joy Houle

Heather Joy Houle, age 47, of Hiram, Ga. passed away September 22, 2021. Funeral Service will was held at 11 a.m. on, Sept. 24, 2021, at Grace Baptist Church in Powder Springs, Ga. with Rev. Joel …