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Oh my goodness, as “they” say, you never get too old to learn. Some of you know that I’m not that old – yet. So, here’s the learning curve I’m sharing today. 

Police have taken into custody the man they believe was responsible for a home invasion early Thursday at a Baldwin residence.

What started with dark clouds and rainfall led to clear skies and sunshine for some Saturday family fun.


Donald Andrew “Andy” Slaton, 47, of Clarkesville, died May 19, 2018. A memorial service is scheduled, 2 p.m. May 26, at Skitts Mountain Baptist Church.

Connie Thiel, 71, of Demorest, died May 20, 2018. No services will be held. Whitfield Funeral Home & Crematory, South Chapel, Baldwin.

A Celebration of Life service for Sidney William Shortt, 70, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, at Cleveland Funeral Home. Visitation will be from noon-1 p.m. prior to the service.

Op/Ed for Subscribers

As graduates continue to walk across stages this week, diplomas in hand,  so sets in motion a walk down memory lane.

‘Downtown’ development not needed in Demorest

To the editor:

Gone are the weeks we once had to educate ourselves on candidates running for election in the May 22 primary.

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