Heart deaths decline but at different rates in area counties

...Columbia County had the second-highest decline in the state from 1973 to 2010 of 69.3 percent, ranking just behind Towns County in north Georgia. Richmond County was 60th, with a decline of 52.3 percent, while McDuffie was 103rd at 47.5...

SC towns, counties spur state to ban texting

COLUMBIA - Earlier this month the state Senate and House passed separate bills aimed at putting to an end to the confusing hodgepodge of local bans. However many believe it will fall short of its intention to deter distracted driving.

Cabela's mourns loss of co-founder and patriarch Dick Cabela

...Georgia DNR Law Enforcement Division's Investigative Ranger of the Year.Ranger First Class David Webb, representing Towns County, was a principle investigator in a case titled Operation Something Bruin, which required cooperation with other states...

Tuesday's high school results

...Doss (3 saves). South Aiken--Michael Ulmer (6 saves).Records: Aquinas 6-1. Next: Aquinas plays host to Towns County, 7:30 p.m., Friday.WESTSIDE 10, JOSEY 0 Goals: Westside--Jordan Brabenec 3, Greg Leapprolte 2, Chris...

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Friday night football scores

...20 Thomson 53, Washington-Wilkes 6 Tift County 41, Locust Grove 7 Troup County 17, Callaway 10 Union County 20, Towns County 0 Upson-Lee 6, Woodward Academy 3 Valdosta 20, Brooks County 11 Valwood 62, Tiftarea 0 Vidalia 42, Treutlen 0...

Local and area briefs

...school ATLANTA -- Appalachian Regional Council has approved a $320,000 grant to purchase laptop computers for the Towns County Middle School in north Georgia, Gov. Zell Miller said Thursday. Each student will have access to the computers and...

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Aquinas finds offensive rhythm in 55-19 win

...games and that helped a lot." Aquinas scored its most points in a game since the 2000 season when the Irish blasted Towns County, 62-0. More importantly, Aquinas improved to 2-2 -- its best start in four seasons. "Our goal was to get over...

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All-State hoops teams

...County, Jr. Holli Brooks, Gordon Lee, Soph. Melissa Burkhamer, Savannah Country Day, Sr., 5-6 Nikki Winn, Towns County, Sr. Katherine Dotson, Savannah Country Day, Sr., 5-10

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Ga. high school poll

...70 2. Taylor County 61 3. Savannah Country Day 51 4. Gordon Lee 49 5. Calvary Day 47 6. Randolph-Clay 34 7. Towns County 31 8. Hancock Central 19 9. Paideia 9 10. ECI 8 Others receiving votes: Seminole County 5, Walker School 1...

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GSWA Basketball Polls

...tie) Randolph-Clay 48 7. Holy Innocents 42 8. Seminole County 21 9. Jenkins County 14 10. Paideia 9 (tie) Towns County 9 Others receiving votes: Trion 3, Savannah Christian Academy 2, Walker 1. The following newspapers voted in this...

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