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Rhea Mabel Turner Scribner

Rhea Mabel Turner Scribner, age 83 of Cornelia, Georgia passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019 following a brief illness. Born in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on September 28, 1935, she was the daughter of the late Paul James Turner & the late Mabel Ray Fry. Mrs. Scribner was a…

Man injured when tree falls; flooding reported across county

A storm passed through Jackson County Friday leaving trees down, flooded roads and at least one injury reported. A tornado warning was first reported around 8 a.m. with weather warning sirens going off across the county. A tornado in the Nicholson-Commerce area was spotted but there were no reports of…

Water boil advisory issued in Banks Crossing area

Commerce has issued a water boil advisory for all businesses and houses in the Banks Crossing area and along E. Ridgeway Road. A water main broke around the Five Guys restaurant about 1 p.m. and caused the problem. The water had been cut off about 4 p.m. but crews still…

BOYS’ BASKETBALL: Akin moving on after three years at East Jackson

David Akin has resigned as head boys’ basketball coach at East Jackson after three years with the program. He compiled a 28-52 record during his tenure, guiding the Eagles to the Class AAA state tournament in 2017-18. “I feel like we had a lot of success, some on the basketball…

James Mathis (4-18-2019)

James Mathis, 76, Commerce, died Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Hill Haven Nursing Home. Mr. Mathis was born in Commerce to the late Joe Brown and Lorene Smith Mathis. He was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Mended Hearts, Jackson County Historical Society and Sons of Confederate Veterans. Mr.…

Brother Jim McLendon (4-17-2019)

Brother Jim McLendon, 86, Homer, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Brother Jim was born on April 25, 1932, in Columbus; a son of the late James Jesse and Katherine Hammond McLendon. He was also preceded in death by his son, Mike McLendon and brother, Ed Sanderlin. Brother McLendon…

Clarice Douglas Wilber, Age 84 Doraville

Clarice Douglas Wilber, age 84, of Doraville, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, April 17, 2019. Mrs. Wilber was born on May 25, 1934 in Michigan City, Indiana to the late Edward B. and Pearl E. Douglas. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of…

Norman Davis Norwood (4-11-2019)

Norman Davis Norwood, 75, Blairsville, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019. He was born on May 18, 1943, in Charlotte, N.C. to Cecil Worth Norwood and Walleen Tyson Norwood. He served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. He received a Bachelor’s Degree from Mercer University…

BASEBALL: Dragons deliver another region title with sweep of second-ranked Morgan Co.

Jefferson baseball coach Tommy Knight was unable to avoid a water cooler dousing from his players Thursday night. From the looks of that post-game celebration, winning region championships hasn’t gotten old for the Dragons. With a doubleheader sweep of second-ranked Morgan County, top-ranked Jefferson (24-1, 17-1) won the Region …

Helen Dunson Scales, Age 77 Homer

4/19/19 Helen Dunson Scales, age 77, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.    Mrs. Scales was born on August 10, 1941 in Banks County, Georgia to the late Fred and Irene Ash Dunson. In addition to her parents, she was preceded…

Howard Fletcher Wright, Age 87 Mt. Airy

4/19/19 Howard Fletcher Wright, age 87 of Mt. Airy, passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Born in Alto, Georgia on March 30, 1932 to the late Fletcher Monroe and Montie Reece Purdy Wright. Mr. Wright was the owner and operator of Quality Pest Control with 34 years of service.…

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