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Brackets for Class A basketball tournament (boys & girls)

The Clinch County girls (18-1) will start the tournament by hosting Jenkins County (13-10) in the first round Tuesday. Time for tipoff will be 6 p.m. at the CCHS gymnasium. The Clinch County boys (8-12) will start the tournament by visiting Region 3-A champ Portal (19-6) Wednesday. Tipoff time will be 6:30 p.m. at Portal…

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Daylight Donuts to open soon in Homerville

Downtown Homerville will soon have a new restaurant. Daylight Donuts will be moving into the old Shorty’s Tacos space (formerly Hoagies) soon, with plans to open in early March, according to Homerville Main Street Manager Laura Nipper. Daylight Donuts owner Ben Broomberg confirmed that the franchise will be opening a location in Homerville Monday. Broomberg…

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‘Dangerous’ COVID outbreak exhausting resources at CMH

By Len Robbins – Editor & Publisher   Clinch County is in the midst of a “dangerous, severe” outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, pushing its community hospital to its limits. Across Georgia and the southern United States, a COVID surge has put hospitals in dire situations – including Homerville’s Clinch Memorial Hospital.  “It’s a scary…

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COVID outbreak in area ‘stunning’ – Officials urge caution

A recent surge in COVID-19 cases has local health and governmental officials very concerned. According to the latest state Department of Public Health statistics, 44 people in Clinch County have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past two weeks. And according to Homerville physician Dr. Sam Cobarrubias, those figures are probably low. “The Covid-19 virus is…

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Great American Cobbler Company coming to Homerville

By Len Robbins Editor/Publisher   A new industry is opening in Homerville soon. The Great American Cobbler Company has purchased the old Dole Berry Company/SunnyRidge building, and plans to start making blueberry, blackberry, peach and apple cobblers and chicken pot pies by the end of the year. “We’re very excited about it,” said Russ Goodman…

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Georgia to hold hand recount of presidential ballots

  By Beau Evans Staff Writer Capitol Beat News ServiceIn an unprecedented move, Georgia will undertake a hand recount of the nearly 5 million ballots cast in the 2020 presidential election with roughly 14,000 votes separating President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Wednesday.Several state and local…

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Biden leads in Georgia – state totals headed to recount

By Dave Williams Bureau Chief Capitol Beat News Service ATLANTA – Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger defended the state’s elections system Friday, one day after President Donald Trump and his Republican supporters accused the secretary of state’s office of mishandling absentee ballots. With only 4,169 absentee ballots remaining to be counted as of Friday,…

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Clinch tops Atkinson, 45-20

For the first time this season, the Clinch County Panthers had their full array of skill-position players healthy and on the field Friday – and the difference showed in a 45-20 victory at Atkinson County. Don Tison’s Panthers led throughout the game, improving to 4-2 on the season with the Region 2-A victory, as two-time…

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