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Phase 1 Of Town Creek Trail Project Is Underway

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The first segment of the Town Creek Trail is underway. Town Creek Trail, a project by the nonprofit Scenic Dade Development Company, will provide local citizens with additional outdoor recreational opportunities in Trenton. The initial segment of Town Creek Trail connects existing sidewalks within Jenkins Park, and at the intersection…

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Dade Finishes Third In Hillgrove Duals

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer Dade County High School’s wrestling team began its season on Nov. 23rd at Hillgrove High School in Powder Springs as the team competed in the annual Hillgrove Duals. DCHS opened the day up against the Pope High School Greyhounds, one of the premier teams in the state of Georgia across…

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Obituaries — Dec. 1 issue

PAIGE CLARK Samantha Paige Fry Clark, 29, of Bryant, Ala., passed away Saturday, Nov. 27, 2021. Paige was born Nov. 30, 1991, to Chris Fry and Jamie Schreyer. She was a beautiful lady with a personality that would light up the room. She was loved by many and will be dearly missed. Paige was preceded…

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More Living History – Clyde Castleberry At 100

Rising Fawn resident Clyde Castleberry celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday, Nov. 27. Friends and family gathered at the American Legion to wish this World War II veteran a happy birthday. Clyde was born to Ben and Malinda Bridges Castleberry on Nov. 27, 1921, in Rising Fawn. Warren G. Harding was president at the time. He…

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CHI Memorial Moves Forward On New Hospital

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor CHI Memorial has sent a Letter of Intent to the Georgia Department of Community Health, announcing that they will file a Certificate of Need later this month, to build a new, replacement hospital in Ringgold. “We are hopeful that the state will confirm our plan and we will be able…

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Poor Shooting Leads To Lady Wolverines’ Loss To Ringgold

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Lady Wolverine basketball team continued play last week in the Ridgeland Thanksgiving Tournament. On Monday afternoon the team faced off against the Ringgold Lady Tigers. The Lady Tigers jumped out to an early lead and never looked back as Dade had a lot of trouble…

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Explorers Get Hands On Experience

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The Trenton-Dade Fire and EMS Explorers is a youth program that allows kids ages 13-21 to learn about and get involved with the Fire and EMS departments. A year into the program’s start, the Explorers have recently gained enough experience to be able to respond to fire related calls. “When…

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Rising Fawn Studio Tour Is This Weekend

The annual Rising Fawn Studio Tour, a chance to visit local artists and shop their wares, will be Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 4-5, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cayce Creations is featuring the work of Anna Cayce Smit, Bonnie Cayce and Kate Cayce Fisher. Anna Cayce Smit repurposes vintage chains, watches, beads and more,…

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Wolverines Coast To Easy Win Over Tigers In Season Opener

By EDDY GIFFORD Sports Writer The Dade County High School Wolverine basketball team tipped off the 2021-2022 season last week when they traveled to Valley Head, Ala., to face the Valley Head Tigers. The Wolverines had not been able to get a lot of practice time in since the football team advanced to the playoffs…

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Trenton UMC Hosting Live, Drive–Thru Nativity Scene

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The Trenton United Methodist Church (TUMC) will host a drive-thru live Nativity scene on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 5 to 8 p.m., featuring many local citizens and animals. Attendees will remain in the car for the live Nativity, which will start at the Gross parking lot, and proceed down E.…

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