Jenny Bennett loves to spin alpaca fibers because "I like that you can take something amorphous like alpaca fiber and make it into something strong." Photo by BEN KATZ
Ray Noland addresses the gathered at Broken Shells Ministries for their September 11th Evening of Prayer for Country and Community. Photo by BEN KATZ
Chester Jones, former director of missions with that Truett Baptist Association, and Karen Twiss enjoy her retirement reception on Aug. 27. Twiss worked with the association for almost 40 years.
Murphy’s Jake Hincke (70), Slade McTaggart (32) and Cory Farmer (54) move to bring down North Georgia’s Jonathan Jumper in the first quarter of the Bulldogs’ 48-0 win over the Falcons on Friday night. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY
Republican candidtes (from left) Rick Ramsey, Jeff Crane and Royse Brown are vying for the nomination in the Murphy mayoral race.
Wellwishers paid respects to Clay Logan (right) all day Thursday as his store wound down its final day. Photo by BEN KATZ

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Barry Wade Allen, 41, of Murphy

   Murphy – Local authorities are seeking a convicted felon wanted for alleged sexual assault on a child.

Curtis Brown is the Democratic candidate for mayor of Murphy.

   Murphy – Curtis Brown knows about leadership.

Chris West, pastor of Shepherd of the Mountains Church, leads people in song at Broken Shells Ministries in downtown Murphy during the Sept. 11th Evening of Prayer for Country and Community. Photo by BEN KATZ

   Murphy – On a somber day in U.S. history, local citizens came together Monday night to pray for our nation.

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Murphy’s Jake Hincke (70), Slade McTaggart (32) and Cory Farmer (54) move to bring down North Georgia’s Jonathan Jumper in the first quarter of the Bulldogs’ 48-0 win over the Falcons on Friday night. Photo by KEVIN HENSLEY

   Jasper, Ga. – The North Georgia Falcons simply had no answer for the Murphy Bulldogs.

Murphy’s Aubrey Clapsaddle prepares a serve against Andrews on Aug. 29.

   Murphy – The only team to beat the Murphy Lady Bulldogs in the regular season last year was Hayesville.

   Andrews – There was a lot of hype surrounding the football game that took place at Hugh Hamilton Stadium on Thursday.

Obituaries

    John Philip Fernandez, 47, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at his residence.
    No services are planned.

    Bill William Sudderth, 67, of Murphy, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, in Hayesville.

    Mark Dwayne Golden, 53, of Murphy, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, in Mineral Bluff, Ga.