Alfred (Dan) Fears Sr., father of Judge Bill Fears of the Towaliga circuit, died Tuesday.
Visitation is July 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Haisten Funeral Home in Jackson. The funeral is July 2 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Jackson. Judge Fears may be reached by mail at P.O.B. 531, Jackson, 30233.
We are all aware that in this economy it is hard to keep a positive attitude and even a sense of purpose about us.
According to Arthur C. Brooks, professor of public administration at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and donor demographic researcher for almost 15 years,
nearly 225 million Americans give away money each year, the other 75 million never give to any causes, charities, or churches. Further, 130 million Americans never volunteer their time.
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A Milner man serving time for burglaries in Lamar County has been linked to two more break-ins in Spalding County. Robert F. Funderburk, 28, incarcerated in Wheeler County, is headed back to Griffin to face the additional charges. [Full Story »]
Allegations surfacing about the Lamar County assessors board hiring chief appraiser Linda Mayo before her criminal background check was done have revealed county personnel policy does not authorize background and drug tests on potential employees.
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A 26-year-old Barnesville woman was arrested in Clayton County last night after she allegedly left her four-month-old twins locked in her car in the heat while she shopped at a Wal-Mart shopping center.
Officials said the twins were left in the car for 15-30 minutes.
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