Friday, August 17, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Before a new era begins for War Eagle football this Friday, Putnam County will take a look back through time. Putnam County High School will honor the 1967 state... + continue reading
Friday, August 17, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County softball got off to a successful start last week. The Lady Eagles began the season on Tuesday, Aug. 7, with a blowout win over Baldwin High School,... + continue reading
Friday, August 17, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Gatewood took a trip to Milledgeville Friday for one last tune-up before the regular season.The Gators completed their final scrimmage game of the year when they... + continue reading

Gatewood linemen hit the sleds during practice.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Gatewood’s football team will cross the lake for its final scrimmage of the summer.The Gators won’t be facing rivals John Milledge Academy, however; that game won... + continue reading

Putnam quarterback Ethan Crouch takes the ball on a keeper for a long run.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The 2018 Putnam County War Eagles football team took the field for the first time Friday.Putnam held its Blue-White scrimmage game last week during... + continue reading

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05/16/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Two Putnam County athletes placed in the state meet this past weekend.The War Eagles’ track team had a handful of athletes qualify to compete in the GHSA Class AA state track meet, held at Huge Mills Stadium in Albany May 10-12. Of the group of Eagles that qualified at the sectional meet weeks earlier, Kimmie... + continue reading
04/24/2018
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Putnam battles Baldwin for shared waterBy Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.com A recent statement issued by the Putnam County Board of Commissioners suggests Baldwin County has for several years been using more than its allotted share of water without reimbursing Putnam County citizens.In an effort to avoid a court battle over a possible breach in... + continue reading

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08/07/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Not long after finalizing its deal with Georgia Revolution, Putnam Impact earned a statement win.Impact’s new affiliation with the NPSL club gave it access to numerous resources and personnel to help the club prosper, including the ability to play friendly matches against other soccer clubs. Impact’s U19 (2000... + continue reading

Judge Alison T. Burleson converses with, from left, ADA Allison Mauldin, DA Stephen Bradley, and defense attorneys Gabrielle Amber Pittman and Nathaniel Studelska at a previous court hearing earlier this year. 

08/01/2018
Posted by LynnHobbs1
Putnam County residents will not be serving on the jury in the death penalty case trial of Ricky Allen Dubose, according to preliminary discussions Wednesday, Aug. 1.Dubose is one of two prison inmate escapees charged in the shooting death of two correctional officers in Putnam County in June 2017. He and his attorneys, Gabrielle Amber Pittman and... + continue reading

The members of the Lake Oconee Shotgun Team and its coaches pose together for a photo at the 2018 Scholastic Clay Target Program national competition in Ohio.

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08/01/2018
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The Lake Oconee Shotgun Team (LOST) is the national champion.The team recently secured the 2018 Scholastic Clay Target Program (SCTP) National Championship in the competition that was held from July 14 to July 21 at the Cardinal Shooting Center in Marengo,Ohio. LOST hit a total of 2,112 targets out of a possible 2,200, which was six targets ahead... + continue reading

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08/17/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Before a new era begins for War Eagle football this Friday, Putnam County will take a look back through time. Putnam County High School will honor the 1967 state... + continue reading

Gatewood linemen hit the sleds during practice.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

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08/07/2018
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By Brandon Bush This will be the last column I write for a while not focused on local sports.With summer coming to a close and school starting back, I’ll have plenty of content to discuss for... + continue reading

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 Pictured, from left, at the Sunday at The Museum lecture are Old School History Museum Director Sandra Rosseter, Georgia Writer’s Museum Board Member Paula Benjamin, author Julie Hedgepeth Williams, and Uncle Remus Museum Director Lynda Walker. 

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06/29/2018
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As soon as she picked up a copy of The Countryman, Julie Hedgepeth Williams became interested in three famous men of Eatonton’s history and that interest grew into a book.Williams, a journalism... + continue reading

Extreme Sculpting’s Chris Lantz, artist and “critter” creator of five favorite characters based on local author Joel Chandler Harris’ tales of Uncle Remus, and Courtney Lantz, stand beside the life size Br’er Coon as visitors tour the grounds of the Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton May 19.

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