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    China reports suspected case of bubonic plague in Inner Mongolia Is the NFL Going to Sit on the Sidelines While the Colin Kaepernick Business Booms? Charlie Daniels, Devil Went Down to Georgia singer and Country Music Hall of Famer, dies at 83 Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels died Monday morning in Hermitage, Tennessee. He was 83. Doctors at Summit Medical Center determined his cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke, according to a statement released by Daniels...
    Country music icon Charlie Daniels died Monday morning after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke, the Tennessean reported. He was 83. Daniels publicist, Don Murry Grubbs, confirmed his death, the Tennessean said. Daniels — a Country Music Hall of Fame member known far and wide for The Devil Went Down to Georgia — is survived by his wife, Hazel, and son Charlie Daniels Jr., the paper said. Outspoken conservative In addition to his famed fiddling, Daniels became well...
    The multi-instrumentalist experienced a hemorrhagic stroke in Hermitage, Tennessee, and was pronounced lifeless Monday, his publicists mentioned in a assertion.Daniels, a Country Songs Hall of Fame inductee and Grand Ole Opry alumnus, was born in North Carolina but swiftly felt at house in Nashville. He moved there and played on records with songs titans Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Ringo Starr.With the eponymous Charlie Daniels Band, he and the instrument he is most closely involved with — the fiddle...
    A 1969 Dodge Charger from The Dukes of Hazzard television show will remain in a Volo, Illinois, auto museum, according to the Northwest Herald. Although symbols of the Confederacy have been removed nationwide, Volo Auto Museum Director Brian Grams said the “General Lee,” which sports a Confederate battle flag on its roof, will remain on display. “We feel the car is part of history, and people love it,” he told the newspaper. “We’ve got people of all races and nationalities that remember...
    Charlie Daniels, who was greatest recognized for his music “The Satan Went All the way down to Georgia,” died on Monday, July 6, Us Weekly confirms. He was 83. The nation singer died at TriStar Summit Medical Heart in Hermitage, Tennessee, after struggling a hemorrhagic stroke, his publicist tells Us. He beforehand battled prostate most cancers in 2001, had a minor stroke in 2010 and had a pacemaker implanted in his coronary heart in 2013.Charlie Daniels Ralph Arvesen/ShutterstockAfter information...
    Charlie Daniels, who was greatest recognized for his music “The Satan Went All the way down to Georgia,” died on Monday, July 6, Us Weekly confirms. He was 83. The nation singer died at TriStar Summit Medical Heart in Hermitage, Tennessee, after struggling a hemorrhagic stroke, his publicist tells Us. He beforehand battled prostate most cancers in 2001, had a minor stroke in 2010 and had a pacemaker implanted in his coronary heart in 2013.Charlie Daniels Ralph Arvesen/ShutterstockAfter information...
    Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with Devil Went Down to Georgia, has died. He was 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee, after doctors said he had a stroke. He had suffered what was described as a mild stroke in January 2010 and had a heart pacemaker implanted in 2013 but continued to perform. Daniels, a singer, guitarist and...
    By KRISTIN M. HALL | The Associated Press NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels, who had a hit with “Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee, after doctors said he had a stroke. He had suffered what was described as a mild stroke in January 2010 and had a heart pacemaker implanted in...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Grammy-nominated country music firebrand Charlie Daniels has died of a stroke at 83; had hit with ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’. Watch below:  More to come…
    By KRISTIN M. HALL, AP Entertainment Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music firebrand and fiddler Charlie Daniels who had a hit with ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’ has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died Monday at a hospital in Hermitage, Tennessee, after doctors said he had a stroke. He had suffered what was described as a mild stroke in January 2010 and had a heart pacemaker implanted in...
    There is a simple compelling reason to hold out hope for college football to start on time in 2020: the big games.  “Talkin’ season” — the annual rite of passage every summer — tends to focus on those circle-the-date-games on the calendar. Those are the games that shape the nonconference schedule, the conference races and in, November, the College Football Playoff.   MORE: Five looming COVID-19 questions for the 2020 college football season For a sport that values the regular season that...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country music firebrand Charlie Daniels has died of a stroke at 83; had hit with ‘Devil Went Down to Georgia’. Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    HUNDREDS of heavily armed protesters brandishing rifles marched through a state park, calling for a massive Confederate carving to be removed. As many as 200 protesters descended on Georgia’s Stone Mountain Parks confederate memorial, a well-known gathering spot for white supremacists, including the Ku Klux Klan. 4 The Not F**king Around Coalition (NFAC), marched down Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park on the Fourth of July to demand the removal of the stone carvingCredit: Twitter 4 Members of the NFAC were heavily armed...
    A LARGE group of heavily armed protesters on the Fourth of July Holiday marched through Georgia’s Stone Mountain Park, calling for the park’s massive Confederate carving to be removed. An estimated 100 to 200 protesters descended to the nine-story rock relief known as the Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, a well-known historical gathering spot for white supremacists, including the Ku Klux Klan according to the Associated Press. 4 The Stone Mountain Confederate Memorial, located in Georgia is the largest Confederate monument...
    Let Me Tell You Why You’re Wrong Podcast In Episode 124, Dave & Jessica finish the round-up of the 2020 legislative session and detail the bills that await the signature of Governor Kemp. The two also discuss some of the bigger measures that failed to pass through both chambers and banter about the 2 year anniversary of Georgia’s Hands-Free law.  Show links: “Georgia Broadband Opportunity Act” Military Spouse bill – HB 914 More than 1 million Georgians are...
    The planet’s largest Confederate monument—Stone Mountain outside of Atlanta, Georgia—is the new national flashpoint in the growing campaign to rid public spaces of memorials to racist historical figures. On Saturday, a predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through the park, calling for removal of the giant Confederate rock carving at the site considered a monument to racism. The group, known as the Not F***ing Around Coalition (NFAC) was comprised of several hundred people, all dressed in black. Although African...
    28 High School Seniors Nominated in 2019 Accepted into Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, West Point, Merchant Marine Academy U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) recently announced that 28 high school graduates from across Georgia who were nominated last fall by her predecessor have been accepted into U.S. military service academies for fall 2020. The 28 students are among the several dozen students nominated by Georgia congressional offices who have been accepted. Members of Congress are tasked with nominating students to...
    New data from the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) indicates that Georgia may be experiencing an increase in drug overdoses that overlaps with the emergence of COVID-19. “The opioid crisis has been a top priority for our office since 2016,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “Now, preliminary data suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic could be causing an increase in drug overdoses statewide. We must stop this trend in its tracks, so we encourage all Georgians to visit our website, DoseofRealityGa.org,...
    ATLANTA (AP) — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation. Now, during a national reckoning on racism, Democratic Party leaders want those symbolic changes to become part of a fundamental shift at the ballot box. Many Southern electorates are getting younger, less white and more urban, and thus less likely to embrace President...
    From East Georgia Regional Medical Center – Thursday, July 2, 2020 EGRMC is currently treating 15 COVID-19 positive patients today, which is the largest number they have seen thus far. 7 of those patients are on ventilators, and these patients are high acuity (very sick) patients. Stephen Pennington, CEO of East Georgia Regional Medical Center, urges our community to take heed to what our county EMA is instructing. Community members should take this very seriously and do their part in...
    Coronavirus updates: Phoenix mayor says Arizona opened too soon; Trump set to hold rally in N.H. next week As Black buying power grows, racial profiling by retailers remains persistent problem Highest-rated signee in Georgia State’s 2017 recruiting class enters transfer portal © Getty Images After landing a couple early on in the offseason, Georgia State football finds itself on the wrong side of the portal this go ’round. According to 247Sports.com, offensive tackle Connor Robbins has placed his name...
    Reuters July 5, 2020 0 Comments A predominantly Black group of heavily armed protesters marched through Stone Mountain Park near Atlanta on Saturday, calling for removal of the giant Confederate rock carving at the site that civil rights activists consider a monument to racism. Video footage of the Independence Day rally posted on social media showed scores of demonstrators dressed in black – many in paramilitary-style clothing and all wearing face scarves – quietly parading several abreast down a...
    Nick Saban, Alabama Crimson Tide. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images) Alabama football’s over/under of 10.5 wins for 2020 is quite the benchmark. Alabama football has won at least 10 games the last 12 seasons under Nick Saban. The Alabama Crimson Tide have been the preeminent dynasty in college football for the last dozen years. Alabama has won the SEC six times, made the College Football Playoff five times and won five national championships during the Saban era in Tuscaloosa. Usually,...
    (CNN)An overnight camp with locations in north Georgia closed after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, and other campers and staff have since tested positive for the contagious virus.YMCA Camp High Harbour said that they learned a counselor had tested positive for Covid-19 on June 24. The counselor was immediately sent home, and camp leaders decided to close the Camp High Harbour campgrounds in both of its locations, according to a statement by Lauren Koontz, CEO and president...
    Amazons Lord of the Rings Among Projects Granted COVID-19 Exemption by New Zealand Coronavirus causes automakers to rethink debuts of Ford Bronco, GMC Hummer EV and others Tulane confirms signing of Georgia Tech transfer Ajani Kerr The Power Five transfer train has officially made yet another stop at the Tulane football program. © Photo by Mark Alberti/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images In late March, Ajani Kerr entered his name into the NCAA transfer database.  Three months later, Tulane confirmed in...