Rural Georgia may get basic-service hospitals

...care for Georgians."Sen. David Lucas (D-Macon) introduced legislation that would help rural areas such as Hancock County - where the hospital closed several years ago - to build "stabilization centers.'' Such a center would have the...

Forewoman of Hancock County grand jury in postgame brawl incident listed as schools worker

The forewoman of the Hancock County grand jury that decided to not indict anyone...on Oct. 14 is listed as a worker for the Hancock County Board of Education.On the Hancock County school system's Web site, Regina Butts...

Saturday's high school basketball box scores

...Westside at Laney, 7 p.m. Friday. BoysTHOMSON 81, HANCOCK COUNTY 53HANCOCK COUNTY (53) ? Marquise Smith 13, Alphonso...Moore, Kelly 4, Brinson 2, Hatcher, Miller); Hancock County 3 (Thomas, Lamar 2).Records: Thomson 11-1...

Sarah Wolfe

...Wolfe, 88, passed away on February 4, 2014, at Doctor's Hospital after a short illness. Mrs. Wolfe was born in Hancock County and raised in Milledgeville, Georgia. She is a retired Secretary and Homemaker. She enjoyed reading, crossword...

James Free

...will be Timothy Free, Jeff Rodriguez, Adam Rodriguez, Robby Busbee, Garrett Busbee, and Kevin Browning Born in Hancock County, TN, he was the son of the late Seldom Free, Sr., and Minnie Maggie Gibson Free. James retired after 33 years...

Hancock County extension agent arrested

...Cooperative Extension agent for Hancock County was arrested Friday on bribery...bribery and released from the Hancock County Jail on a $5,000 bond.Glover...Extension Service director handling Hancock County, said the Sparta office will...

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No indictments in postgame brawl between Hancock Central, Warren County

SPARTA, Ga. - A Hancock County grand jury decided that "no indictment...escorted away from the field.The Hancock County Sheriff's Office started looking...Because the event took place in Hancock County, the jurisdiction and venue lay...

Perfume bottle manufacturer to open etching facility in Sparta

...A new industry is coming to Hancock County, bringing about 300 new jobs...Friday at the county courthouse. Hancock County Commission Chairwoman Betty Hill...manufacturing operations have left Hancock County, and its unemployment rate has...

Many rural counties are languishing

...been perched on her bench hearing Hancock County's problems firsthand. She knows...new jobs. Betting on a casino Hancock County is willing to try anything to...18-hole golf course to be built in Hancock County on land held in trust by the federal...

Gambling: Economic upside big

...tribe's plan to build a casino in Hancock County? In response to Mr. Wall's...casino gambling. He wrote to Hancock County officials in July stating that...state." But in a meeting with Hancock County officials, he seemed to give...