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Homecoming Game Is Friday Night

Homecoming for the Pierce County Bears will be held Friday night, and Homecoming festivities will include the crowning of the Homecoming Queen and Court. Highlights of the Homecoming Parade held Monday night will be included in next week’s issue of the Press.

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Body Found Near Zirkle

The body of a Ware County 21-year-old was found last Tuesday near Zirkle. Sheriff Ramsey Bennett said that the county has opened a murder investigation in the death of Mr. Duncan.  

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Pierce County Jail Houses Charlton Prisoners

The Pierce County Jail addition has been completed, and renovations are underway in the older section of the Pierce County Jail. One of the benefits to Pierce County is that the jail now will hold all of the county’s prisoners, which no longer have to be housed in area jails. But the biggest benefit is…

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Volleyball Added To Pierce Athletic Program

Volleyball is being added at both Pierce County Middle School and Pierce County High School after Athletic Directors Brandon Jernigan and Maureen Brown appealed to the board last Thursday at the school board work session for the sport to be added at the two schools. The board of education at Monday night’s meeting approved the…

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