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Seven from south Georgia named Hall of Fame finalists

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MACON, GA (WALB) - The Georgia Sports Hall of Fame could soon be inducting more south Georgians. Former

Georgia Tech head coach and Americus native Chan Gailey, 1993 Heisman Trophy winner and former TCC Yellow Jacket Charlie Ward, and former Albany and Dougherty head football coach Luther Welsh are just part of seven south Georgians named to the Hall's Class of 2015 finalists.

36 former athletes and coaches are nominated.

Others from our area include Homerville's Jolene Ammons, Adel's Buddy Duke, Douglas' Larry Hinson, and Albany's Frank Orgel.

The Class of 2015 will be selected in September and inducted in February.

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