Telemedicine boon to rural Hancock

...Georgia has many shortcomings, Hancock County has languished at the more desperate...have been difficult for him.The Hancock County telemedicine setup is part of...through a Wi-Fi connection. "In Hancock County, there are some areas that have...

Katherleen Cheely

...Cason. Funeral services will be held at 2 o'clock p.m., Sunday, September 6, 2015 at Bethel Baptist Church, Hancock County, GA, with Rev. Randy Dunaway officiating. Interment will follow in the Dunn Family Cemetery. The family will...

Hurricane Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary

...other," the mayor said. "New Orleans will be unbowed and unbroken."In Mississippi, churches along coastal Hancock County tolled their bells in unison Saturday morning to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Katrina made landfall in...

Friday's prep basketball box scores

...Washington County 2 (Johnson 2). Records: Washington County 11-4, 4-2 Region 3-AAA. Next: Washington County at Hancock County, 6 p.m. today.WHITE KNOLL 54, NORTH AUGUSTA 46WHITE KNOLL (54) ? Brittany Weeks 17, Charnae Wilson 14...

Across Georgia

Ex-judge sent to jail for stealing moneyMACON, GA. - A former Hancock County probate judge has been sentenced to nearly two years in federal prison for stealing federal funds from the county.Marva Rice...

Reward offered for information after fire damages business, police department in Sparta

...anonymous. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered.The fire comes just five months after the 130-year-old Hancock County courthouse was destroyed by fire. Construction to rebuild the historic landmark began Monday.

Tenecia Posley

...Tymilya Posley) and her other siblings. Tenecia resided in Sparta, Ga. for most of her life. She attended school in Hancock County and was well known for her warm smile and kind heart. Tenecia leaves to cherish her memories: one daughter, Cyntera...

Alma Smith

...church from 11 am until the service hour. Mrs. Smith passed away March 3, 2015. She was a lifelong resident of Hancock County, the daughter of the late Lovett Clifton Harrell and Mae Darden Harrell and was the widow of the late Henry A. Smith...

Kathryn Ogletree

...and was an active member of many committees dedicated to improvements for the City of Sparta. She also served as Hancock County Civil Defense Director for several years. Participation in her community was very important to Inez, but her role...

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...