Barnesville Police investigators are working a shooting incident that occurred Tuesday evening at 121 North St. in Barnesville that left one person dead. A GBI crime scene investigation unit arrived at the scene just before 9:30 p.m.
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Mr. Mickey Edwin O’Neal, age 68, of Milner GA, passed away Monday, December 5, 2016 in a Spalding County healthcare facility. He was the son of the late Mr. James Lester O’Neal and the late Mrs. Lillian Florence Carpenter O’Neal. Mr. O’Neal was retired from the Coca Cola Company where he served as a Special Events Coordinator. He was a proud veteran, having served in the United States Army, where he was awarded the Purple Heart. He was a Mason, a hard worker and he loved his Grandchildren who called him “Papa”. Mr. O’Neal was Member of the Baptist faith.
The Southside Riders Association will be donating teddy bears to local law enforcement officers and first responders at 5:30 p.m. today as a way to bring happiness to children caught in the midst of a traumatic experience. [Full Story »]
Cardboard box homes filled the GSC Student Activity Center lawn last Thursday as Human Service majors spent the night homeless in honor of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month.
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The chamber of commerce has revealed this year’s plot, theme and setting for the annual Illumination Celebration as “A Storybook Christmas” and encourages local participation in their holiday contests. [Full Story »]