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Adair County mourns loss of Tammy & Anthony Reece, Jr. It's confirmed now
Next earlier article in this story: Larry Smith: Anthony & Tammy Reece in Lake Lanier boat crash

By Ed Waggener,
in collaboration with Larry Smith, FM 99.9 The Big Dawg and FM 92.7, The WAVE

At 8:09amCT/9:09amET, Channel 46 in Atlanta, GA, had this story: 4 bodies recovered after boat overturns at Lake Lanier

Here's an earlier link from Channel 2 Atlanta, on the situation at Lake Lanier, GA, and a statement from the McMahan family: Family of victims in Lake Lanier boating accident release statement by Kimberly Richardson Updated: Jul 17, 2016 - 10:06 AM.

This story was posted on 2016-07-17 09:32:15
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Security tightens around Anthony's, as worst is confirmed

2016-07-17 - Coburg, KY - Photo by Ed Waggener, (c).
A pall of sorrow has hit the reviving community of Coburg, KY, following news which reached the community on Friday, July 15, 2016, that the popular young couple who owned Anthony's auto sales had died in a spectacular boating accident on Lake Lanier, Hall County, GA. Relatives and employees block the entrance to their Anthony's, one of their main businesses, and law enforcement and friends stepped up security. Above, the entrances were blocked by car carriers and other vehicles. The Reeces had been a driving force behind the dynamic economic re-development of the Coburg Community.

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Always the showman, Anthony Reece had flair for publicity

2016-07-17 - Coburg, KY - Photo by Tammy Reece.
The late Anthony Reece, above, left, lived life to the fullest. He had a flair for publicity. Above in this photo, he's shown with famed NASCAR and Busch Series race car driver, Sterling Marlin, who was in Coburg, Adair County, KY to take delivery of a 2006 Dodge 3500 from Anthony's Auto Sales, 7469 Campbellsville RD, Columbia, KY. Anthony Reece had the truck repaired for Marlin. Marlin is a native of Columbia, TN. Anthony's Auto sales is located in the Coburg, Adair County, near the Taylor County line. Today, the region is mourning the death of the still boyish Reece and his wonderful wife, Tammy Reece. - EW. Photo by Tammy Reece originally posted on as Nascar star buys truck from Columbia dealer on September 5, 2009.

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Community grieving for losses of Tammy and Anthony Reece

2016-07-17 - Coburg, Adair County, KY - Photo from their business website.
The bodies of Tammy and Anthony Reece have been found, along with those of their friends Arthur and Melissa McMahan from Mt. Washington, KY. The speed boat they were in overturned on Lake Lanier in Hall County, Georgia on Friday afternoon. The women's bodies were the first to be recovered Friday afternoon and early Saturday morning. Then the search reportedly had to be held up during the day due to heavy lake traffic, and early this morning officials let word out that they'd found the two men's bodies also. Clicking 'read more' below goes to links with more news coverage from that area.

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