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Confederate grave marked at Long Swamp Church

 

Dan Pool / Photo The grave of a Civil War veteran was marked in a ceremony featuring re-enactors Saturday at Long Swamp Church.

       Descendants of P.N. Herendon, along with members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Sons of Confederate Veterans assembled Saturday to mark the Civil War veteran’s grave at Long Swamp Baptist Church.

Herendon was a private in the 107th Ga. Militia during the War Between the States and later operated a wagon store in this area, traveling to homesteads in the later 1800s. (Herendon’s family name has changed somewhat through the years, with many descendants now spelling it Herndon.)

Driver dies following deer collision in Ball Ground

Cherokee Sheriff’s Office Press Release   Just after 4 a.m. Tuesday morning Cherokee Sheriff’s deputies responded to a single vehicle accident on Conns Creek Road near…

New owner of local Coca-Cola franchise plans bigger community presence

         The new owners of the Jasper Coca-Cola bottling franchise plan to expand their community presence. Employees Gabriel Howard & JJ Davis on the job.

      Coca-Cola Bottling Company UNITED, headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., announced today it closed the transaction with The Coca-Cola Company to expand its franchise territory into the Jasper area. 

This transaction follows Coca-Cola UNITED’s December 2015 announcement in which it signed Letters of Intent with The Coca-Cola Company for the acquisition of the Jasper distribution territory, along with seven other territories in Georgia, including Atlanta.

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