Local Obits for Sun. Jan 27th, 2013
Patricia Louise Caldwell, 66, of Dawsonville, GA passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at North East Georgia Medical Center, Gainesville, GA. The family will hold a private ceremony ...
Frances "Fran" Moore Tanner, age 65, of Mt. Airy, passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013. Mrs. Tanner was born in Habersham County, Georgia on July 13, 1947, to the late ...
Hazel Loudermilk LaCount, age 71 of Mt. Airy, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center. Born in Habersham County on June 24, 1941, she was the daughter of ...
Dorothy Gaddis Williams, age 79 of Gainesville, passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013 at New Horizons North following a brief illness.Funeral services are scheduled for Tuesday, Jan ...
Alyson Elizabeth Wheeler, age 30, of Hoschton passed away Sunday, January 27, 2013. A Memorial Service will be held 3:00 pm Sunday, February 3, 2013 at Lawson Funeral Home. The f ...
Nevada sheriff: Radio show host Art Bell dead at 72
Art Bell, a radio host best known for a paranormal-themed nightly show syndicated on hundreds of stations in the 1990s, including WDUN, has died at his home in southern Nevada, authorities said Saturday.
Milos Forman, Oscar-winning director, dies at 86
Milos Forman, a refuge from Czechoslovakia whose American movies "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and "Amadeus" won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died.
Jackson County Chief Magistrate Judge dies after battle with cancer
The Chief Magistrate Judge of Jackson County has died following a battle with cancer.
Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies
Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, has died
Jim Lancaster, former Hall County Fire Battalion Chief, dies at age 70
Jim Lancaster, a former Battalion Chief for Hall County Fire Services, died Thursday.
VIDEO: Legendary voice of Red Elephants, Gainesville icon Walt Snelling left us with incredible memories
Walt Snelling was woven into the very fabric of Gainesville High athletics, as much a part of Big Red as The Rock, City Park or any number of the illustrious athletes and committed coaches to have graced the playing field.
Linda Brown, central figure in school segregation case, dies
As a girl in Kansas, Linda Brown's father tried to enroll her in an all-white school in Topeka. A 1954 decision by the US Supreme Court followed, striking down racial segregation in schools and cementing Linda Brown's place in history. She died Sunday.