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      Well-known local writer passes away

      Elliott Minor, a former Associated Press correspondent known for covering South Georgia for more than two decades has died / File


      Elliott Minor, a former Associated Press correspondent known for covering South Georgia for more than two decades has died.

      Minor joined the AP in 1973 and was transferred to Georgia as the Albany correspondent one year later. The writer covered a range of stories from agriculture and weather to features and retired in may of 2007.

      Minor died on Thursday from complications from pancreatic cancer at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and a memorial service is planned for Sunday afternoon at Mathews Funeral Home.

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