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GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

GUEST COLUMN: Celebrating an undeserved gift

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The word is lagniappe. Discovering this word was like finding a rare ruby in a field or getting a gift at Christmas you did not want but learn…

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

GUEST COLUMN: Now is the time to give

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We have just ended what we call the season of giving, Christmas.

GUEST EDITORIAL: Respect the office if not the man

GUEST EDITORIAL: Respect the office if not the man

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Donald J. Trump, the billionaire businessman, will recite the presidential oath today. Each inauguration is a demonstration to the rest of the…

BOYS BASKETBALL: Darlington trounces Trion 60-44

BOYS BASKETBALL: Darlington trounces Trion 60-44

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The Darlington Tigers used a second-half surge to pull away from Trion and get a 60-44 win Thursday on Senior Night at the Huffman Center.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Darlington scores double digits against Trion 57-26

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Darlington scores double digits against Trion 57-26

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Three Darlington players scored in double digits as the Lady Tigers rolled to a 57-26 win Thursday over Trion.

PREP BASKETBALL: Linked with the past

PREP BASKETBALL: Linked with the past

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There will be some extra history in the mix when Pepperell’s basketball teams visit Model tonight.

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Margaret Frances Webster Stansell

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Mrs. Margaret Frances Webster Stansell, age 86, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017, in a local hospital.

Wayne Bishop

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Mr. Wayne Bishop, age 62, of 225 Pheasant Run, passed on Jan. 15, 2017 after a short illness.

Jeremiah Kareem Stamper

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Jeremiah Kareem Stamper, age 18, passed away Jan. 17, 2017 in a Montgomery, Alabama hospital.

Ernest Franklin Leslie

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Mr. Ernest Franklin Leslie, age 96, of Rome, passed away at a local assisted living center on Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Johnny Marion Corbett

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Johnny Marion Corbett, age 98, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017.

Eunice Elizabeth Gibbons

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Eunice Elizabeth Gibbons, age 66 passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio from natural causes. She was born November 5, 1950 to…

Lamar Jackson Gowan

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Mr. Lamar Jackson Gowan, age 73, of Lindale passed away Sunday, January 15, 2017 at his residence. Graveside funeral and interment services wi…

Frankie Hendricks Wooten

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Mrs. Frankie Hendricks “Granny” Wooten, age 86, of Rome, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Luther James “Bug” Champion Jr.

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Mr. Luther James “Bug” Champion, Jr., age 61, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at a local hospital.

Joyce Jackson Thomason

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Joyce Jackson Thomason, age 82, a loving mom and Nana, passed away on January 18, 2017, from natural causes at Cave Spring Manor surrounded by…

Mary Tipple Cobb

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A memorial service for Mary Tipple Cobb will take place Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at Transfiguration Episcopal Church on the fir…

Don McEntire

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Melvin Donald McEntire, 92, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Wesley Woods of Newnan following a long, full life. He was born on August 11, 1…

Sara Alice Wood MacGibbon

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Sara Alice Wood MacGibbon, 89, of Palatka passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 with her family at her side. She was born and ra…

Ernest Frank Leslie

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Mr. Ernest Frank Leslie, age 96, of Rome, passed away at a local retirement facility Wednesday, January 18, 2017.

Joe Van Barnes

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Mr. Joe Van Barnes, age 82, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away Monday, January 16, 2017, in a local hospital.

Bobby Harold Ely

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Mr. Bobby Harold Ely, age 69, of Rome, passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017, at a local hospital.

Nicholas Anthony Delaro

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Mr. Nicholas Anthony Delaro, age 70, of Rome passed away Monday, January 9, 2017. Mr. Delaro was born in Baltimore, Maryland on November 19, 1…

Don McEntire

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Melvin Donald McEntire, 92, died Saturday, January 14, 2017 at Wesley Woods of Newnan following a long, full life. He was born on August 11, 1…

Joe Van Barnes

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Mr. Joe Van Barnes, age 82, of Silver Creek, Ga., passed away Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in a local hospital.

Evelyn Henderson Tillery

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Mrs. Evelyn Henderson Tillery, age 95, of Lindale, passed away Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.

Ravens linebacker Orr retires at 24 with spinal injury

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ravens linebacker Zachary Orr has announced his retirement after le…

NC State hires former Wisconsin DB to coach safeties

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has hired former Wisconsin defensive back Aaron He…

Man pleads guilty in 2007 cold-case killing

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A man already serving life in prison for a murder in Georgia has ple…

Plans call for park on site of former General Motors foundry

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SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — Plans call for turning property along the Saginaw River that once hous…

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

Melania Trump wears sky-blue cashmere Ralph Lauren ensemble

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Incoming first lady Melania Trump wore a sky-blue cashmere jacket and mock turtleneck dress …

Dow industrials turn higher after 5 straight losses

Dow industrials turn higher after 5 straight losses

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U.S. stocks moved broadly higher in morning trading Friday ahead of the presidential inaugur…

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

LaFayette man charged with murdering girlfriend arrested for drugs last year

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A LaFayette man accused of killing his live-in girlfriend has a criminal arrest record for drugs, officials said.

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

Deputy recovers stolen vehicle

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The Cherokee County Sheriff's Office has recovered a 1996 Dodge Ram Truck reported stolen from Dawson County, Ga.

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

LaFayette man charged with killing girlfriend

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A 29-year-old LaFayette man killed his live-in girlfriend Sunday evening, Jan. 15, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said Monday.