Local Obits for Fri. Oct 17th, 2014
Regan Cochran, age 57, of Homer, Georgia passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014.Mr. Cochran was born on June 6, 1957 in Toccoa, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his father, J ...
William J. Pugh, 67, of Andrews, NC, formerly of Cumming, GA, passed away Friday, October 17th, 2014. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church and attended Old Fashioned Bapt ...
Terry James Pass, age 55, of Sugar Hill, GA passed away on Friday, October 17, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, Harold James Pass. He is survived by his wife of thirte ...
Mr. Jimmy Jasper Hatcher,77 of Gainesville died Friday October 17, 2014 at his residence.Mr. Hatcher, a lifelong resident of Hall County was the son of the late O.L. and Adell Unde ...
Mrs. Willie Mae Yearwood Crump, age 82 of 1471 E. Tugalo Street, Toccoa, GA, passed away Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Mountain Lakes Medical Center in Clayton, GA. Daughter of t ...
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.