Local Obits for Wed. Nov 26th, 2014
George Stevenson, 79, of Dawsonville passed away Tuesday November 25, 2014 at Grady Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.Born March 3, 1935 to the late Dutch and Alice Steve ...
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, of Dawsonville passed away Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Embracing Hospice.Born January 15, 1947 in Murphy, North Carolina, she had lived in Dawson County fo ...
Peggy Weldy, age 82, of Cumming, passed away Wednesday, November 26th, 2014. She was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Peggy was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was ...
Harvey was born on July 10, 1921 at Fort Benning, a U.S. Army base located in Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties near Columbus, Georgia. His father was in the military at that ti ...
Frank E. Swaim, age 86, of Cornelia, Georgia, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014.Mr. Swaim was born on August 5, 1928 in Hayesville, North Carolina to the late Benjamin an ...
Mrs. Alice Mae (Osborne) Bell, age 98, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away peacefully Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at the home of her youngest son and daughter-in-law in Gainesvil ...
Mrs. Suellen "Sue" Corn Bailes age 71 of Flowery Branch passed away on Wednesday November 26, 2014 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.Funeral s ...
John Ben Cartee, Jr., 83, of 4109 Hwy. 29 S., Colbert, GA passed away Wed., Nov. 26, 2014.A native of Orlando, Fla., Mr. Cartee was the son of the late John Ben, Sr. and Lucretia D ...
Nancy Ann Shoemake, age 55, of Cartersville passed away Wednesday, November 26, 2014. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA, 30548, http://www.lawsonfunera ...
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.