Evelyn Chapman Oliver, age 83 of Cherry Log, Georgia passed on Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at her residence in Cherry Log, Georgia. She was a member of the Boardtown Church of Christ, born April 6, 1931 to her late parents Robert Fields Chapman and Lucy Emaline Cornwell Chapman in Cherry Log, Georgia. Mrs Oliver was a graduate of Ellijay High School Class of 1947. She is preceded in death by husband Charles Eugene Oliver; daughter Sandy Oliver; sisters Jeanette Chapman, Violet Chapman Ward, Jewell Chapman Tidwell, Nellie Chapman Holloway, and Essa Chapman Holloway. [Read more »]
The 2014 Ellijay Lions Club Miss Apple Pageant was held, and Sage Fitts was crowned Queen. Kennedy Cade Postel was named First Runner Up, she also won Best Eyes, Best Photo and Miss Congeniality. Second Runner Up Sarah Morton won best smile. Fitts won Best Hair.
The Gilmer High School Bobcats football team opened up region play by hosting the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes. The Bobcats could not handle the storm brought by the Purple Hurricanes, falling 52-27.
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Family Connection recently hosted the second annul "Teen Maze." An event coordinated with the the firefighters, E.M.T.'s, Sheriff's department, and numerous community members and businesses to warn area teens of the potential pitfalls of dangerous life altering decisions.
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