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Chiefs blowout Ware Shoals 49-14

(WARE SHOALS, SC) The McCormick Chiefs offense came alive Thursday night in an explosion of scoring against the Ware Shoals Fighting Hornets with a 49-14 blowout.   The Chiefs record improves to 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the region.  The Chiefs are now ranked 4th in the A Division region.

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Tigers win 45-14 over Warren County in Thursday night game

(WARRENTON, GA) – The Washington-Wilkes Tigers defeated Warren County Thursday night 45-14, in a game scheduled to avoid Friday’s anticipated wind and rain from Hurricane Ian. The Tigers improve to 5-1 on the season, and a 15th rank in Division A. Read the full story in the October 6 edition of the Journal Messenger.

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What is Bitcoin? 

– feature writer Gyvonne Pinkston (WASHINGTON, GA) – Recent investments in Washington, GA by bitcoin mining companies have left many in the local community asking what is bitcoin and what exactly is bitcoin mining? A general search online defines bitcoin as a type of digital currency or cryptocurrency. According to a 2008 whitepaper titled “Bitcoin:…

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Devils Overpower AAA Richmond Academy 41-20

Devils Bounce Back with 41-20 Win against AAA Richmond Academy – Johnny Walton (AUGUSTA, GA) Lincoln County’s Red Devils’ predecessors first played in Augusta on November 24, 1922, and whipped Catholic High 62-6.  A century later, the Devils beat Augusta’s oldest high school Richmond Academy 41-20. The win at ARC’s Homecoming was an important reversal…

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Tigers Fall to Elbert County 32-20

The Tigers suffered their first loss of the season Friday night against the Elbert County Blue Devils. The Tigers came into the game ranked 5th in Class A Division II and the Blue Devils were ranked 10th in Class A Division I. The Tigers had to play a good clean game of football to compete…

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GA Farm Bureau Hay Contest Underway

Georgia Farm Bureau accepting entries for hay contest (MACON, GA) – Georgia Farm Bureau (GFB) is accepting entries of Bermudagrass hay until Oct. 31 for its 2022 GFB Quality Hay Contest. Hay entered in the contest will be tested at a University of Georgia lab using the Relative Forage Quality (RFQ) Test, which provides an analysis of the…

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