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Friends helping quadriplegic hike Appalachian Trail

O’Ree Crittenden, 44, and his crew ranging from five to 10 members left Saturday from Springer Mountain on their trek, scheduled to take parts of 12 days to cover 87.6 miles on the Georgia section of the trail before they arrive Sept. 7 in Dicks Creep Gap.

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Once a cheerleader, always a football fan

Gail Thompkins, 61, was a cheerleader in the United States Air Force from 1976 to the early 1980s. Now she is back on the sidelines to cheer for the players of Jordan High School.
Ang Li ali@ledger-enquirer.com
Once a cheerleader, always a football fan 2:21

Once a cheerleader, always a football fan

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A mother's advice to her son: "Frankie, go be amazing"

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Grandparent of Mathews student expresses concerns, empathy after fatal bus crash 1:28

Grandparent of Mathews student expresses concerns, empathy after fatal bus crash