Purple Heart recipient Bill Click, left, stands at salute as Iraq War veteran and North Georgia Honor Guard member Keith Hunter, right, raises his bugle to a recording of “Taps” during last year’s Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Garden.
Don and Sharon Smith
Gilmer defenders stop Coahulla Creek’s quarterback for a loss at last Saturday’s spring football scrimmage.
Clear Creek quarterback Hunter Watkins cuts inside a defender after making his way around the edge for a big gain at the Bobcats’ spring football practice.
Michael Andrews/Mountain Life Editor Jo Rockafellor, left, wipes back tears as she and husband, Rick, a Vietnam-era veteran and member of the Ellijay American Legion Riders, place their hands on the American Traveling Tribute Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall during an emotional closing ceremony Friday, May 18. Brought to Ellijay by the local Sons of the American Legion and Legion Riders chapters, the 80-percent-sized replica of the Washington, D.C., memorial was on display at the Lions Club Fairgrounds last T
From left, Ava Thrasher, Salutatorian and Tylea Hernandez, Valedictorian

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Dave Bickler, former lead vocalist for the rock group Survivor, will perform a benefit concert for the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Georgia Saturday, May 26. Bickler’s first tenure with the band, from 1978-84, included the Grammy Award-winning single “Eye of the Tiger.”

It’s not uncommon for Dave Bickler, former lead singer of the rock band Survivor, to be reminded that there’s still plenty of fight left in the band’s 1982 hit single “Eye of the Tiger.”

Purple Heart recipient Bill Click, left, stands at salute as Iraq War veteran and North Georgia Honor Guard member Keith Hunter, right, raises his bugle to a recording of “Taps” during last year’s Memorial Day service at the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Garden.

The sacrifices made by America’s fallen military men and women will be recognized during a public Memorial Day service Monday, May 28, in the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Garden site at Ellijay’s R

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Gilmer defenders stop Coahulla Creek’s quarterback for a loss at last Saturday’s spring football scrimmage.

The Gilmer Bobcats ended their two weeks of spring football practice with a scrimmage last Saturday.

Clear Creek quarterback Hunter Watkins cuts inside a defender after making his way around the edge for a big gain at the Bobcats’ spring football practice.

Clear Creek Middle School wrapped up its spring football practice last week and managed to dodge most of the inclement weather.

Bobcat wrestlers

Gilmer High continued it sports banquet season with wrestling and baseball. At left are Bobcat wrestlers.

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