Two women dead, one man injured in East Hall shooting
Two women were found fatally shot Wednesday, Feb. 24, and another man has been taken for treatment for serious injuries after a shooting in East Hall, according to authorities.
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You Heard it Here: Connor Shaw joins Carolina ground game for Rubio
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No stranger to Saturday night contests, former Flowery Branch quarterback Connor Shaw appeared at multiple events with presidential hopeful Marco Rubio in South Carolina this week, according to a report from The State newspaper.

According to the paper, the former University of South Carolina quarterback Shaw was at Rubio campaign events in Chapin and Greenville, S.C.

Shaw is the winningest quarterback in the university’s history and now plays for the Cleveland Browns.

South Carolina’s Republican primary will be today.


Phip Wilheit roasted by family while receiving award

As Philip “Phip” Wilheit Jr. was awarded the Young Man of the Year award Thursday evening at a Gainesville Jaycees banquet, the audience was treated to several stories of Phip as a young boy.

Trey Wood, last year’s Young Man of the Year, shared a story from Wilheit’s sister, Hart Payne, who described her brother as “tough, but hard-headed.”

“Hart Payne tells me, ‘Phip did not always use his brain growing up,’” Wood said.

When Wilheit was 3, he was on a dock on Lake Lanier when he decided he wanted to “jump in and hit his head on a rock.”

He had three layers of stitches for his hard work.

“Wow,” Wilheit said as he stepped up to the podium to accept his award. “I’m not sure if I’m getting an award or getting roasted.”

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