Local Obits for Thu. Mar 22nd, 2018
Tim Anthony Blackwell, age 60, of Dawsonville, GA, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018. He was a loving husband, father, son and friend. Tim loved music and was a bass guitarist. ...
Ronnie Goss, age 70 of Cumming, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, Gartrell and Willie ...
Lillie Mae O’Dell Green, age 99, community friend and co-founder of Green’s Grocery, died Thursday, March 22 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center Gainesville following a ...
Mrs. Della Ruth Hunter, age 89 of Gainesville, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.
Memorial services ...
Mr. Larry O’Barr, age 65, of Lovell Road in Toccoa passed away Thursday, March 22, 2018 at the residence.
A son of the late Kenneth and Lucy Roland O’Barr, he was bo ...
Phillip “Philly” Scott Higgins, age 53, of Sautee, Georgia went to be with The Lord on Thursday, March 22, 2018.
Mr. Higgins was born on February 11, 1965 in Co ...
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.