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LEGAL NOTICE GARY INGRAM GRADING & PAVING, INC. hereby gives notice of completion of contract with the Randolph County Highway Department for the construction of CDBG Grant No. CY-CM-PF-22-006 – County Roads 17 & 30 Improvements Project. This notice will appear for four consecutive weeks beginning on October 11, 2023, and ending on November 1,…

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Merlin F. ‘Mac’ McLaughlin

(WEDOWEE) Merlin F. “Mac” McLaughlin, 95, of Wedowee died Oct. 8, 2023, at his home. He is survived by his beloved wife of 47 years, Carolyn; his children (by his first marriage), Michael W. McLaughlin (Barbara), Steven F. McLaughlin and Kathryn M. Roberts; his stepdaughter, Brenda L. Boone (Charles); his grand-nephew (who has lived with…

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Jane Perry

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Jane Perry, 83, of Roanoke were Sunday, Oct. 8, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Tim Whaley officiating. Burial followed at Randolph Memory Gardens. Mrs. Perry passed away Friday, Oct. 6, at Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center in LaGrange, Ga. Survivors include her husband, C.W. Perry; two…

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Maggie Norred

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Maggie Norred, 41, of Roanoke were Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at 3:30 p.m. at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Pastor Ricky Emery officiating. Burial followed at Fellowship Baptist Church in Bacon Level. Mrs. Norred passed away on Thursday, Sept. 28, at her home. Survivors include her husband, Michael Norred of Roanoke; three…

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Virginia ‘Jenny’ Adamson

(ROANOKE) Funeral services for Virginia “Jenny” Adamson, 92, of Roanoke, were Monday, Oct. 9, 2023, at 2 p.m. at Quattlebaum Funeral Chapel with Bro. Gerald Romine, Bro. Tim Whaley and Bro. David Taft officiating. Burial followed at Randolph Memory Gardens. Mrs. Adamson passed away on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Hospice of LaGrange. Survivors include: daughter,…

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Football Friday Night: Emotional win for Woodland head coach Joel Schrenk; RCHS’s Prestridge ties a record; and Handley blasts Anniston

Just over 24 hours after losing his older brother to cancer, Woodland head coach Joel Schrenk helped lead his Bobcats to a bittersweet 38-13 win over Central Coosa on homecoming night in Woodland Friday. Schrenk’s brother received his diagnosis on June 21, and was gone less than four months later. “His body was ravaged,” Schrenk…

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Smithsonian exhibit coming to Roanoke library in December

Roanoke’s Annie L. Awbrey Public Library will be one of five stops in Alabama for a Smithsonian Institute exhibit that explores the changes in rural life in America. “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” will be at the Roanoke library from December 18, 2023 to February 2, 2024. “This Smithsonian traveling exhibit looks at the remarkable…

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Randolph County Sheriff’s incident and arrest reports

RCSO reports for period ending October 2nd. Tasheka Deanna Knight, 22, of Wedowee was arrested last Wednesday and charged with third-degree escape, resisting arrest and attempt to elude law enforcement. While responding to a call on County Road 892 in the Pine Flat community, a deputy attempted to arrest Knight because she had outstanding warrants…

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Commission chairperson shares thoughts on budget

At last Monday’s meeting of Randolph County Commission, Chairman Pam Johnson made the following comments concerning the 2023-2024 budget passed by the commission (as reported by Mike McCormick) Here we are with a budget that needs a million-dollar cut to balance. I see good and I see bad. But mostly, I see a county working…

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Smithsonian exhibit coming to Roanoke library in December

Roanoke’s Annie L. Awbrey Public Library will be one of five stops in Alabama for a Smithsonian Institute exhibit that explores the changes in rural life in America. “Crossroads: Change in Rural America” will be at the Roanoke library from December 18, 2023 to February 2, 2024. “This Smithsonian traveling exhibit looks at the remarkable…

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