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3 siblings — ages 3, 4 and 22 — drown at Clarks Hill Lake

LINCOLNTON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Three siblings are dead following a drowning incident Thursday night at the Amity Recreation Area at Clarks Hill Lake. Lincoln County Sheriff Paul Reviere says the siblings were 22, 4 and 3 years old. All of the bodies have been recovered. The oldest sibling was identified...
LINCOLN COUNTY, GA
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Residents say lifeguards needed at Clark Hills Lake after 3 siblings drown

THOMSON, GA ( WJBF) — Thursday, three siblings went under the waters of Clarks Hill Lake and never came back up. Oh its terrible. Its absolutely terrible,” Keloris Gunter said. 22-year-old Raven Powell, 4-year-old Mason Powell and 3-year-old Sawyer Powell all drowned at the Amity Recreation Area. GBI investigators said they were called to the […]
THOMSON, GA
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Roadway roundup: Changes coming near Amazon fulfillment site

APPLING, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - All-way stops will be installed Monday at the Appling-Harlem Road interchange with Interstate 20. Stop signs will be placed at the two intersections where 221 meets the I-20 ramps, making both intersections three-way stops. The purpose is to slow traffic through the interchange, and also make...
APPLING, GA
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3 Siblings Drown in Same Georgia Lake on Same Day

LINCOLNTON, Ga. (AP) — A 22-year-old woman and her two younger brothers have drowned in a Georgia lake, authorities said. Lincoln County Sheriff Paul Reviere said the three siblings drowned Thursday in the Amity Recreation Area on Clarks Hill Lake. Coroner Tim Quarles identified the victims as Raven Powell,...
LINCOLNTON, GA
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Saluting Our Heroes SFC Jeremy Trapier

Although service members and their families live behind gates and walls on base, they are not exempt from the same things civilians deal with. That includes COVID-19 and the trickle down effects the pandemic has caused. U.S. Army Sergeant First Class Jeremy Trapier is a combat medic, with almost two...
FORT GORDON, GA
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Small fire breaks out at Amazon fulfillment center in Appling

APPLING, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A small fire disrupted operations Wednesday afternoon at the Amazon fulfillment center in Appling. Employees said multiple fire trucks responded and the staff was evacuated and eventually told to go home. Columbia County officials told News 12 there was a small fire on the second floor....
APPLING, GA
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Wheeler signs to join Eastern University volleyball team

Despite moving nearly 800 miles from Athens Academy, Peyton Wheeler has found a new home with the Eastern University volleyball program in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. As a senior, the recent Spartan graduate helped her high school volleyball team reach its first Class A-Private state championship appearance since 2010 before falling to Mount Paran Christian in the finals.
ATHENS, GA
Oconee Enterprise

Reigles retire after 30 years with Spartans

When the Athens Academy baseball team opens the 2023 season, it will do so without two longtime fixtures in its dugout. Peggy Reigle spent the last 30 years keeping stats and providing encouragement in the Spartans’ dugout. Her husband, Tom, joined the effort during the last several years. But after the conclusion of the 2022 season in May, the Reigles decided to retire from those adventures.
ATHENS, GA
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