Local Obits for Wed. Apr 8th, 2020
Harry Delford “Doc” Smith, age 74, of Baldwin, passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Born on April 14, 1945, in Baldwin, he was a son of the late John Henry &ldqu ...
Michael Thomas Fry, age 50 of Clarkesville passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020.
Born in Habersham County on December 15, 1969, Michael was the son of Thomas Boyd Fry and Shirle ...
Alice Jane McMillian Scroggs, age 82, of Baldwin, Georgia went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 08, 2020.
Born in Habersham County on June 29, 1937, she was a daught ...
Runette Ridgeway Allgood, age 95, of Gainesville, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 in Lawrenceville, Georgia.
She was born May 28, 1924, in Winder GA. She was prece ...
Mrs. Hilda Pritchett Clark, age 70, of Flowery Branch passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020, following an extended illness.
Private Graveside Services will be held officiated by ...
Mrs. Rosa Lee Kesler, age 90, of Nicholson passed away Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at her residence. Mrs. Kesler was born to the late, Thomas Roy and Luvie Hembree Alexander.&nb ...
Champion driver Bobby East fatally stabbed at gas station
Bobby East, a three-time USAC national champion driver, has died after being stabbed this week at a Southern California gas station. He was 37.
Speedway Motorsports founder Bruton Smith dies at 95
O. Bruton Smith, who emerged from North Carolina farm country and parlayed his love of motorsports into a Hall of Fame career as one of the biggest track owners...
Gainesville businessman James Simpson dies at 77, truck parade to be held in his honor
Gainesville businessman James Simpson, the force behind Simpson Trucking & Grading, Inc. in Gainesville, will be remembered in a funeral service Friday, Dec. 17 at Hopewell Baptist Church.
Georgia Racing Hall of Famer Bud Lunsford passes away
Legendary Georgia racer and hall of famer Bud Lunsford of Gainesville passed away on Monday at the age of 86. Lunsford, a member of both the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame...
Frank Williams, founder of Formula One team, dies at 79
Sir Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of Williams Racing, has died. He was 79. Williams took his motor racing team from an empty carpet warehouse to the summit of Formula One, overseeing 114 victories, a combined 16 drivers’ and constructors’ world championships, while becoming the longest-serving team boss in the sport’s history.
Prince, poultry pioneer, dies at 93
Jack Prince of Gainesville, the man who invented the chicken deboning machine, has died at the age of 93.
Former NASCAR driver Townley killed in shooting in Athens
A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said. John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood...
Former Hall County School Superintendent Doug Winters dies at 82
Dr. Douglas Harry Winters, a former superintendent for the Hall County School District, died Wednesday, Aug. 11 at the age of 82.