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Mark Twain once asked, “Why waste your money looking up your family tree? Just go into politics and your opponents will do it for you.” 

Cherry Log Christian Church is now one of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Green Chalice congregations.

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The summer practice schedule is in full swing for the Copper Basin High School football team and head coach Pat Daley said he likes what he has seen so far.

Four local student anglers tried their luck in the 2017 High School Fishing World Finals and FLW National Championship held June 28 through July 1 at Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama, and two tea

The Chattahoochee Forest National Fish Hatchery held two free events for the public in early June that brought hundreds of participants out to enjoy fishing in the mountains.


After a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s disease, Vivian Pritchett peacefully succumbed Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 7:50 a.m.

William Alvin Ledford, age 93, of Farner, Tennessee, passed away Sunday, July 9, 2017. 

Joe “Ken” Murray Jr., age 79, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away July 3, 2017. 

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