'The Walking Dead' brings new life to Georgia town where several scenes were filmed

GRANTVILLE, Ga. - When the cotton mill closed, the rural Georgia town of Grantville began a slow transformation into a ghost town...ended up coming to town and bringing new life to Grantville.Several key scenes in one episode from the...

Billy Fred Johns (GIBSON, Ga.)

...Wednesday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Grantville, Ga. with Rev. Tony Key and Rev...officiating. Interment will be in the City of Grantville Cemetery. Mr. Johns was a native of...of Hephzibah, Billy Johns, Jr. of Grantville, and Jones William Willis, III of...

Across Georgia

...hospital in Atlanta. His condition was not immediately known Friday evening.In other newsCONSERVATION RANGERS attempted to locate a bear reported to be wandering in the Moreland and Grantville areas Wednesday, but were unable to find it.

Across the region

...identity was not given. Attorney, wife face felony drug charges GRANTVILLE, GA. - An assistant district attorney from north Georgia...distribute and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Two Grantville police officers arrested the Cullifers on Dec. 23 at a convenience...

Georgia leaders urge lawsuits on Voting Rights Act

...would likely lay the groundwork or be filed in conjunction with broader constitutional challenges. Mr. Westmoreland, of Grantville, and Mr. Norwood, of Augusta, led a fight earlier this year to block a 25-year extension of the landmark civil rights...

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...year when she filed to run. Evelyn Thompson Anderson, of Grantville, was the only candidate opposing Mr. Lee, of LaGrange...primary. Ms. Anderson, who recently said she has lived in Grantville for two years, will have 10 days to file an appeal in Superior...

Bid for governor, attorney general getting crowded

...governor's race heightened speculation about who else would. The buzz Tuesday centered on U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, a Grantville Republican. A spokesman for him said Mr. Westmoreland had discussed the race with his family over the weekend but that no...

Helen Drinnen Renaker (NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C.)

...Sloan, Mark Sloan, Ben DeStein, Lara DeStein, Michel DeStein, Corey Renaker and Julie Renaker; a brother, Tom Drinnen, Grantville, GA; a sister, Frances Hamilton, Maryville, TN. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Saturday morning...

Georgia tackle Kenarious Gates prepares to face team he spurned on signing day

...there, and Georgia came along, and I always wanted to come here."The Bulldogs offered the three-star prospect from Grantville after top-10 national prospect Da'Rick Rogers switched to Tennessee.Rogers left Tennessee this season after being indefinitely...

Early voting indicates large turnout possible

...Mr. Romney has the support of people such as U.S. Reps. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, and Lynn Westmoreland, R-Grantville. Age is as much of a demographic factor in the GOP contest as anything else, says pollster Matt Towery of InsiderAdvantage...