Hancock fire prompts changes

SPARTA, Ga. - Hancock County officials are searching for temporary office space after a historic...authorities 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...

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...

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...

Mary Hancock

LOUISVILLE, Ga. - Mrs. Mary Nell Hancock of Highway 17 South died Friday afternoon...of the Midville Baptist Church. Mrs. Hancock was preceded in death by her parents, husband William Bruce Hancock, son Rick Hancock and grandson Phil Hancock...

Bus cameras being tested to deal with offenders

...attempting to board the bus on Belair Road. He was taken off life support on Dec. 26, two weeks after being hit.Scott William Hancock, 20, was charged with vehicular homicide and reckless driving.Injuries and deaths from passing a bus are rare locally...

Training camps teach junior ROTC cadets leadership, teamwork

...patience 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...

Former Georgia track star Torrin Lawrence dies in accident

...Jacksonville, Fla. He was 25.Crisp County Sheriff Billy Hancock said Lawrence was traveling along Interstate 75 about 1:40...crest and struck the car, knocking the vehicle into Lawrence.Hancock said Lawrence was on his way to Jacksonville after training...

Will Murray win 'Bachelorette'?

ATHENS, Ga. -- Today is the day that many "Bachelorette" and a lot of Georgia Bulldog fans have been waiting for - Will Josh Murray win the Bachelorette's heart and propose to her?

Hancock Central romps

HANCOCK CENTRAL 62, WARREN COUNTY 12SPARTA, Ga...Dontarius Brookins scored three touchdowns as Hancock Central blew past Warren County.Brookins...Collins 1-13, Jermaine Berry 10-6. Hancock Central: Fluellen 5-98, Brookins 8-80...

Aquinas holds off late charge to beat Hancock Central in region semifinals

...The Irish withstood a late charge by Hancock Central to win 67-60 in the Region 7-A...advantage was 10 with 3:30 remaining.But Hancock Central began a comeback that led to only...didn't have good flow. You have to give Hancock credit. They played like they wanted...