Georgia Blizzard

...age 79, resident of Adrian, died Tuesday morning at University Hospital in Augusta. Mrs. Blizzard was born in Telfair County, Georgia, daughter of the late Ben Hill Lawrence and Myrtle Hutcheson Lawrence. She had retired with the Food Service...

Four local football teams in rankings as state playoffs begin this week

...Military College 7-A 3-6 8.3324 Mt. Zion, Carroll 6-A 1-6 8.3225 Wilcox County 2-A 3-7 8.2326 Telfair County 2-A 3-6 8.2227 Gordon Lee 6-A 3-6 7.9528 Greenville 4-A 2-8 7.7229 Wheeler County 3-A 3-7 7...

Friday's Prep Scores

...7Carver-Columbus 44, Peach County 9Cedar Shoals 34, Salem 21Central-Carrollton 34, Chapel Hill 28Charlton County 17, Telfair County 7Christian Heritage 24, Trion 20Clarke Central 13, Winder-Barrow 7Claxton 21, Jenkins County 0Clinch County 40...

Stadium proposal proved to be a perfect pitch

...Jefferson Energy Cooperative, officially retired March 31. I am told he will be able to spend more time on his farm in Telfair County, which sounds like more work to me. TODAY'S GOLF JOKE: Police were called to an apartment and found a woman holding...

Photograph might show George Perry's world-record largemouth bass

...Anniversary."Baab knows as much as anyone about the fish and the events of the day it was pulled from Montgomery Lake in Telfair County. Many details remain unknown, however, including whether there were any photos that show Perry with his giant...

Homeward bound tortoises intercepted at nuclear plant

...ended up going back to its release site and building a burrow near its original pen.In a similar study conducted in Telfair County by the Orianne Society, a conservation group, all relocated tortoises confined for nine months stayed in their new...

Head of Jefferson Energy retires

...Georgia Transmission Corporation, Smarr EMC, Green Power EMC, Georgia Energy Cooperative and the Federated Rural Electric Insurance Exchange.In his retirement, Cook plans to spend more time maintaining his family farm in Telfair County.

Popular fish deserve a better name

...It marked the 81st anniversary of George W. Perry's 22-pound, 4-ounce world record largemouth bass catch in Telfair County's Montgomery Lake. George's son, George L. (Dazy) Perry, called me from his Young Harris, Ga., home to...

County famous for peanuts can now claim giant whitetail

...Thanksgiving morning 1998 by Billy Joe Padgett in Telfair County.The Padgett buck, which scored 248 and 4/8 points...deer isn't the only famous record to emerge from Telfair County.On June 2, 1932, George W. Perry hoisted a 22-pound...

Jimmy Mims

...He and his wife operated Bass-Mims Goodyear of Athens for over 30 years. Jimmy was born on January 2, 1922, in Telfair County, Ga. He was the son of the late Duncan C. and Vera Jane (Neal) Mims. He is preceded in death by ten brothers...