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Five Stories That’ll Get You Running

In this reel, meet runners going the distance (and then some). One ultrarunner breaks records while another breaks stereotypes, the world’s… Read more

Mark McLean, ‘Mike’ win Purina Top Field Trial Bird Dog award

A pointer called “Mike” ruled the major all-age circuit during the 2017-2018 field trial season with 3,219 points, besting a highly competitive field of more than 400 bird dogs to win the 55th annual Purina Top Field Trial Bird Dog Award. Read more

Geoff Duncan vows to ‘run through finish’ line Tuesday

Geoff Duncan stepped out of his tour bus hot, sweaty and straight into the furnace of an Albany summer day. That’s what happens when the A/C on your bus conks out. But a serious candidate for lieutenant governor will suffer through such a minor inconvenience. Read more

Calhoun Times

Arrest Records from the Saturday, July 21, 2018 Calhoun Times

The following arrests information was taken directly from Gordon County Jail records. Arrests were made by the Gordon County Sheriff’s Offi… Read more

Obituaries from the Saturday, July 21, 2018 Calhoun Times

Lamar Dean Read more

Winners Club of Calhoun enjoys big summer full of activities

WOW! What an Awesome summer for The Winners Club of Calhoun. They’ve had the opportunity to enjoy summer day camp each Wednesday during Jun… Read more

Caloosa Walker Times

Obituaries: Friday, July 20, 2018

William Darrin Pell, 47, LaFayette, Ga. Read more

Obituaries: Thursday, July 19, 2018

Beverly Ann Clayton Worley, 69, Tunnel Hill, Ga. Read more

Don McKee: American pride runs strong in 242nd year

The words of the Declaration of Independence ring as true today as they did when Thomas Jefferson penned them in 1776: “We hold these truth… Read more

Cherokee County

Herald once again is under local ownership

Earlier today, David Crawford Jr., the owner of Model Tees Screen Printing and The Post, finalized terms to purchase the Cherokee County He… Read more

Back to School Time in DeKalb County

By Sheriff Jimmy Harris Read more

Things to do in Cherokee County Tuesday, Aug. 1

The Family Care Center in the Piggly Wiggly Shopping Center in Centre includes a Thrift Store open to the public Tuesday through Friday, 10… Read more

Polk Standard Journal

High court reverses pre-trial ruling in Polk murder, sexual assault case

Georgia's high court ruled a the Polk County court mistakenly revealed to the prosecution a defense attorney's motion to request access for… Read more

UPDATE: Officer killed in shooting identified; second suspect in fatal shooting of officer taken into custody

Update: The officer who was shot and killed this morning has been identified as 29-year-old Kristen Hearne, a detective with the Polk Count… Read more


CLEMSON FOOTBALL: Coach sees stronger punter Will Spiers giving defense big edge

When the casual football fan thinks about the important plays that occur during the course of the game, there are some usual suspects — touchdown runs, touchdown passes, interceptions, fumbles. Read more

Tom Oates: Ten burning questions for Packers heading into training camp

Among those needing to be answered are who will be the backup quarterback and starting running back. Read more

Four-star Burke linebacker Nick Henrich, state’s highest-rated recruit, commits to Nebraska

To all his buddies who kept asking where he’d play college football, Omaha Burke linebacker Nick Henrich offered his answer Saturday night. Nebraska. Read more

Prep Central

GOLF: Local teams seek improvement early on

It’s still early enough in the season where golfers are battling the incoming nightfall more than their opponents. Read more

BASEBALL: Rome remains efficient with 10-3 win over Model

The Rome baseball team answered quickly and efficiently Wednesday with a 10-3 win against Model in Shannon. It is the Wolves’ fifth win in … Read more

BOYS SOCCER: Armuchee jumps out front in 4-1 win over Rockmart

The Armuchee boys made easy work of an early Region 7-AA tilt against Rockmart with a 4-1 win Wednesday in Armuchee. Read more


Weather Today

Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.


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Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

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Wind:WNW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:11 Extreme
Sunrise:06:44:25 AM
Sunset:08:49:18 PM

This Week's Forecast

Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Sun
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Afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Mon
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Thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Tue
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Afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Wed
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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Thu
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More sun than clouds. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Fri
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Scattered thunderstorms possible. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 70s.Sat
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