Thursday, April 27, 2017
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A Fulton County Grand Jury has indicted Claud “Tex” McIver on charges of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Posted by Eatonton1
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As a skinny eighth grader competing on a varsity track team, Lilly Bridges had not one pair, but two pairs, of enormous spikes to fill. Not even a freshman at Gatewood School at the time, Bridges... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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Eatonton celebrated its inaugural Eatonton One Day Paint Out, proudly sponsored by The Artisans Village Guild.  Sixteen artists came from far and near, to paint ‘plein air’ and created wonderful... + continue reading
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
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The smell of fuel permeated the air around Eatonton’s Walmart after 422 gallons of gasoline spilled from a pump April 25 at the retail store’s Murphy USA gas station.The attendant was doing a routine... + continue reading
Sunday, April 23, 2017
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Rain is a factor in fatal crashA two-vehicle crash in north Putnam County this afternoon claimed the lives of two Morgan County teens, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said.Michael Christopher... + continue reading

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03/17/2017
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We only have 300 words in this space (without jumping the column to another page) to say something insightful or pitiful, or something funny or on the money.Welcome back to this teeny-tiny little ink spot in your favorite newspaper, dear readers, where we try to recover from the opening sentence influenced by the recent Dr. Seuss Day.My deadline... + continue reading
03/02/2017
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The Gatewood Lady Gators are rolling through the 2017 GISA state basketball playoffs, having notched two victories last week over the Southland Lady Raiders on Feb. 21 and the Trinity-Dublin Lady Crusaders on Feb. 25. The Lady Gators hosted the first round of the state playoffs against Southland, an opponent from the South Georgia region. The... + continue reading

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Girl Scout Troop 60175 at Gatewood Schools recently sold more than $15,000 worth of Girl Scout cookies and donated their earnings to Circle Ranch, Inc. Still in its initial funding stage, the ranch is a non-profit facility in Greene County to serve foster youth in 12 surrounding counties, including Putnam, Greene and Morgan. Presenting their check to Jody Sandwick are, front row, Addy Alliston, Sara Gray Fuller, Braylee Atkinson, Jordan Knowles, Bela Smith, Lilly Arthur; middle row, Brylie Lundy, Evan Truman, Camille Alvarez, Sophia Hill, Lilly Kent Rainey, Wylder Pinkerton, Willa Gee; and back row, scout leaders Holly Lindsey and Hannah Parham.

04/21/2017
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04/07/2017
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Pinwheels are a call for help By Lynn Hobbslynn@msgr.com Two hundred pinwheels spin in the breeze on the Putnam County Courthouse lawn to remind all who pass by that Putnam County has an unusually high number of child abuse cases and community involvement can reduce those numbers.Georgia is 42nd in the nation in child wellbeing, and the... + continue reading
04/06/2017
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Bird flu is spread easily; Georgia hit for first time By Lynn Hobbslynn@msgr.com A step onto the golf course, walking around any pond or lake, fertilizing your garden with a neighbor’s chicken litter, buying or swapping chickens at a flea market – any one of these routine activities now has the potential to wipe out Putnam County’s $50... + continue reading

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04/26/2017
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As a skinny eighth grader competing on a varsity track team, Lilly Bridges had not one pair, but two pairs, of enormous spikes to fill. Not even a freshman at Gatewood School at the time, Bridges... + continue reading

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Putnam County Middle School soccer player Aaron Aune, who battles Stargardft Disease, is legally blind.

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Lake Oconee cardiologist Dr. Nicolas Chronos, left, receives an award Friday from Yaketa Heath-Green during a party in his honor at El Sitio Mexican Grill. (Photo by Don Richeson.)

02/15/2017
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  Editor:On Friday, Feb.10, Dr. Nicolas Chronos' staff decided to honor him for his hard work and dedicated services to the Lake Oconee community. Dr. Chronos was presented with an Award of... + continue reading

This week's respondents include, from left, Breona Simmons, Ketius Lamar, Jonathan McCarthy, Carol Ann Guthrie and Debi Rogers. 
 

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04/26/2017
Posted by Eatonton1
Eatonton celebrated its inaugural Eatonton One Day Paint Out, proudly sponsored by The Artisans Village Guild.  Sixteen artists came from far and near, to paint ‘plein air’ and created wonderful... + continue reading

Girl Scout Troop 60175 at Gatewood Schools recently sold more than $15,000 worth of Girl Scout cookies and donated their earnings to Circle Ranch, Inc. Still in its initial funding stage, the ranch is a non-profit facility in Greene County to serve foster youth in 12 surrounding counties, including Putnam, Greene and Morgan. Presenting their check to Jody Sandwick are, front row, Addy Alliston, Sara Gray Fuller, Braylee Atkinson, Jordan Knowles, Bela Smith, Lilly Arthur; middle row, Brylie Lundy, Evan Truman, Camille Alvarez, Sophia Hill, Lilly Kent Rainey, Wylder Pinkerton, Willa Gee; and back row, scout leaders Holly Lindsey and Hannah Parham.

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Caroline Jones, 12, reads Alice Walker's poem, "Woman," during a Feb. 9 Georgia Writers Museum celebration of the author's birthday.

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