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Willie Johnson

...November 18, 2014 at University Hospital McDuffie. Mema as she was affectionately known was born November 11, 1920 in Hancock County, Georgia to the late William Henry Merritt and the late Laura Cheely Merritt. She lived in Warren County most of...

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Former Hancock County probate judge pleads guilty to stealing county funds

A former Hancock County probate judge pleaded guilty in federal...counts of theft of federal funds from Hancock County. According to the plea agreement...investigation, authorities say Rice then used Hancock County funds to pay her personal legal fees...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/former-hancock-county-
Wayne Walker

...will be Anthony Cooper, Nathen Cooper, Steven Cox, Gregory Carr, Tony Mimbs and Ray Ennis. Wayne was born in Hancock County, the son of the late Frank Wayne Walker and the late Lois Smith Walker. He was a 42 year veteran of the Kaolin Industry...

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Hancock County's historic courthouse burns

SPARTA, Ga. - The state fire marshal will investigate a Monday morning fire that gutted Hancock County's historic courthouse, destroying records and forcing many county and court offices to seek new quarters.County Manager Sistie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-11/hancock-countys-historic-cou
Hancock fire prompts changes

SPARTA, Ga. - Hancock County officials are searching for temporary office space after a historic...have said the fire caused about $5.5 million in damage to the Hancock County Courthouse which is listed on the National Register of Historic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-13/hancock-fire-prompts-changes
Hancock County officials to lease office space from local college after courthouse fire

Hancock County officials will soon have temporary office space after the county's historic courthouse was gutted by fire earlier this week...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-13/hancock-county-officia
Suspect arrested in Warrenton bank robbery

...Friday and charged with robbing First Citizens Bank in Warrenton, Ga.Mario Ruff was arrested about 5:30 p.m. in Hancock County.Warren County Chief Deputy Sammy Purvis said a man entered the bank about 1:20 p.m. and demanded money. As...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-12/suspect-arrested-warre
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-14/rural-georgia-may-get-ba
Training camps teach junior ROTC cadets leadership, teamwork

...were keys to a successful mission, she said.More than 100 students from nine schools in Columbia, Richmond and Hancock counties are attending a five-day training camp at Fort Gordon this week. Camp Semaphore gives junior cadets hands-on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-03/training-camps-teaches-junio
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-01-25/saturdays-high-school