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Members of the Ellijay American Legion, Sons of the American Legion, Legion Riders and other branches of the local Post 82 helped put up the American Traveling Tribute Vietnam Veterans Memorial wal

Authorities responded to Amy Creek Circle Sunday night on reports of a burglary in progress and shots fired. The four suspects — one of whom was armed, according to a witness — were still at large Tuesday morning.

A homeowner scared off four suspected burglars and a neighbor fired shots at them while they were fleeing in the Amy Creek community Sunday night, authorities said.

Jim Laubler, of the Patriot Guard Riders, puts up a white memorial cross bearing the name of late Ellijay Legionnaire and Vietnam veteran John Hannah at the Lions Club Fairgrounds Monday morning.

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Naomi Coombs (above) and Aubrey Cagle (next photo) were Gilmer High School’s medalists from the Class 4A state track meet. Coombs placed seventh in the 1,600- and third in the 800-meter runs. Cagle placed fifth in the pole vault.

For the second year in a row, Gilmer High School track athletes left the Class 4A state meet with medals in tow.

James Dover (left) leads running back Avery Bertolini as he picks up a block from receiver Jonas Griggs (right) at Monday’s practice.

The Gilmer Bobcats continued spring football practice last week and will do the same this week in preparation for their scrimmage against Coahulla Creek.

Matthew Waddell wrestles for the University of Oklahoma during its season, and at the UWW Junior Nationals, he placed third in Greco-Roman at 87 kilograms to qualify for the Junior World Team Trials. Waddell graduated from Gilmer High School in 2017 and just completed his freshman season wrestling for the Sooners.

Coming off his freshman wrestling season at the University of Oklahoma, Gilmer’s Matthew Waddell snagged another medal at a national event.

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