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The voice of the turtle

Retired biologist Dennis Chase addresses a crowd of interested youngsters and their families about turtles at Peachtree City Library’s “Terrific Turtles Two: Fayette’s Freshwater Turtles” last Saturday morning. Chase, Harold Wahlquist, formerly of U.S. Fish and Wildlife, and Connie Haynes, a wildlife rehabilitator, discussed wildlife and water quality, turtle death traps, captive care of turtles, and turtle die-offs. Photo/Michael Boylan.

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Government

Department of Driver Services Commissioner Rob Mikell announced an important milestone for a program that streamlines the licensing process for troops, veterans and dependents with previous motorcy

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Opinion

When I was a kid growing up in Kingsport, Tenn., my next-door neighbor, and a few years older than me, was Lonnie Bailey. He was the coolest guy I knew.

Community

The 26th Annual Native American Festival & Powwow, sponsored by the Butts County Historical Society, is scheduled for Sept. 12-13 at Indian Springs Hotel/Museum, 1807 Hwy. 42 S.

Sports

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Lifestyle

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