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Chess Howard, 87, died Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at his residence. He was born in Greensboro, NC.

John Boswell, 74, passed away Sunday August 7, 2016. He was the son of the late John Perino and Ola Mae Carroll Boswell.

Matt Stockton, 29, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016. He was the son of Teresa Turpin Stockton and the late Ralph Stockton.

Evelyn Rylee Sims, 85, passed away Thursday, July 21, 2016. She was the daughter of the late Paul W. and Nettie Hill Rylee.

Marie Goss Collis, 81, died Friday, July 8, 2016. She was born in Fannin County, GA.

Paulina Garrison Casper, 62, died Friday, July 8, 2016. She was the daughter of Betty Chambers Garrison Strickland; and step-father, Doyle Strickland, Homer, and the late Herbert D. Garrison, Sr.

Tricia Ginn, 48, died Monday, June 27, 2016. She was the daughter of Sue Ayer Ginn of Commerce and the late James Samuel Ginn.

James Meeks, 86, died Sunday, June 26, 2016. He was the son of the late Edd and Ola Craven Meeks.

Barbara Martin Snipes, 76, passed away Friday, June 17, 2016. She was the daughter of the late J.C. and Lois Haynes Martin.

Bill Whitmire, 85, entered into rest Tuesday, June 14, 2016. He was the son of the late Paul and Kate McDougald Whitmire.

Lamar Dutton, 81, formerly of Lilburn, passed away peacefully on Monday, May 30, 2016. He was the son of Lige and Eula Walls Dutton.

Betty Lou Gravley Kirkpatrick, 79, passed away Wednesday, May 11, 2016. She was born in Talking Rock, Ga.

Roger Boswell, 51, passed away Tuesday May 3, 2016. He was the son of Journey Boswell and the late Louise Gumm Boswell.

Joe Garrison, 68, entered into rest Thursday, April 28, 2016. He was the son of the late J. Zee and Ina Mae Williamson Garrison,


Sunday storm fells tree across Main Street
Updated 10:52 PM, Sunday, August 21, 2016

MAYSVILLE - A thunderstom passing through Maysville brought down a tree on Maysville Road near Cemetery Street just before 6 PM. The highway is also known as Georgia State Route 98. Traffic was completely blocked for over an hour. Some used nearby Sims Street as a go-around although the narrow street was hardly able to handle two-lane traffic. Tractor trailer traffic traveling from Commerce to Gillsville had to use Jefferson Road as an alternate, while Gillsville to Commerce traffic used Ridgeway Road.

New Homer Street Park Dedication set for Sept. 10
Updated 11:14 PM, Sunday, August 21, 2016

MAYSVILLE - The long-awaited grand opening of Maysville's new Homer Street Park will take place on Saturday, September 10, 2016, from 11 AM to 2 PM. The new park features a pavilion, walking trails, fishing lake and playground. Park hours will be 8 AM - 9 PM March through October, and 8 AM - 6 PM November through February. The pavilion can be rented for family reunions and such for $50 per day. The City of Maysville purchased the land from the estate of a descendent of the Carr family. The Carrs were very active in Maysville's history from the formation of the town.

Maysville Autumn Leaf Festival a long tradition
Updated 11:49 PM, Sunday, August 21, 2016

MAYSVILLE -The Maysville Community Improvement Club and the City of Maysville will once again sponsor the Maysville Autumn Leaf Festival. This year's event marks the 49th annual festival and will be held Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2. The festival is the second oldest in North Georgia. The festival application with its restrictive list of rules can be found on the City of Maysville's website at cityofmaysvillega.org.






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