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.
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.Stay connected to MySouthWestGA.com as stories develop and the FOX 31 Newscast at 10 PM. Visit us onãFacebookãandãTwitterãto join inãon the conversation and connect with FOX 31!