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  • Pastor’s house burns

    On Tuesday, Athens Central Baptist Church Pastor Shawn Spencer and his family were staying in an apartment at the church usually reserved for visiting missionaries.Only a few hours before, they had escaped from their burning home with little more than the clothes they were wearing and a couple of family pictures. The 1,800-square-foot home located off County Road 3204 near Brownsboro, was nothing more than a pile of smoldering rubble.  Spencer is thankful what his wife, Marla and four children are safe, and they have a place to stay.“We're alright. The church has rallied around us,” Spencer said. “God is in control.”
  • No. 13 Brownsboro beats No. 10 Canton

    The No. 13-ranked Brownsboro Bearettes avenged an early season loss to the No. 10-ranked Canton Eaglettes with a 51-42 victory on Senior Night Friday at Brownsboro.