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Indian football coach positive for virus

Murray County High School football coach Chad Brewer is under quarantine after being diagnosed with COVID-19. Preseason football workouts for the Indians have been suspended until July …

Murray loses force for progress

Illya Copeland loved his work and he enjoyed the place he lived. “Illya loved living in the mountains,” said Steve Smith, chairman of the board of the Industrial Authority of Murray …

Copeland killed in accident

Illya Copeland, the executive director of the Industrial Authority of Murray County, was killed on Friday in a single-vehicle accident on Fort Mountain. Copeland, who had been directing industial …
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Obituaries

Mrs. Patsy Gwendolyn McMickle Wildes

Mrs. Patsy Gwendolyn McMickle Wildes, daughter of Laverne McMickle and the late Cary McMickle was born March 7, 1963 in Donalsonville, Georgia. She graduated from Miller County High School in …

Daniel Allen “Danny” Hammontree

Daniel Allen “Danny” Hammontree, age 67, of Chatsworth, Georgia passed away Monday, July 6, 2020. He was born on December 2, 1952. Danny was hardworking, fun loving, kind hearted, a …

Mr. Billy Gillespie

Mr. Billy Gillespie, age 70, of Chatsworth, passed away July 13, 2020, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his son, John Gillespie; parents, Ed and Ollie Gillespie; and brother, Bobby …

Mr. Illya Stephen Copeland

Mr. Illya Stephen Copeland, 48, of Chatsworth, Georgia formerly of Tifton, passed away on Friday July 10, 2020 at AdventHealth in Chatsworth, Georgia. A private Funeral Service was held Tuesday, …

Vearselle “Vera” Couch Miller

Vera Miller, age 85, of Rio Vista, California, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2020, at her residence. Vera was born in Chatsworth, Georgia on October 16, 1934, and graduated from Murray County …