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Putnam/Piedmont partner to extend water service to Harmony RoadBy Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.com Piedmont Water Company plans to expand its services to supply water to many Harmony Road property... + continue reading

Tyrique Mathis (second place, left) and Marcus Jefferson (third place, right) stand with the other winners of the 100-meter relay.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com While the soccer postseason is getting underway, Putnam County’s track and field team is preparing for its final meets as well.The War Eagles traveled to Rabun... + continue reading

Madelyn Peacock (No. 2) dribbles the ball, looking for a nearby teammate to pass to whom she can make a pass.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com After a solid run through most of the regular season, the Lady War Eagles soccer team lost a heartbreaker in the regular season finale.Putnam County’s girls team... + continue reading

Cooper Hall takes the mound and prepares to throw out a pitch.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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By Jake McMillianjacob@msgr.com The Gatewood baseball players encountered a rollercoaster of emotions during their past week of action.In fact, Lee Whatley’s squad has developed a love-hate... + continue reading

Since beginning operations in 2015, the Putnam Impact Soccer Club has featured several teams that have found much success over the years. Pictured here is Putnam Impact’s U12 team after a successful showing at the RYSA Tournament.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbradon@msgr.com Putnam County’s cup has been running over in soccer lately.Putnam County Middle School’s boys team just won a championship while the two varsity teams’ postseasons... + continue reading

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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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Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Spencer R. Moore urges customers to be careful of third party websites and apps when trying to access the Georgia Driver’s Manual or obtain other driver licensing services and information. Third party Internet sites such as www.DMV.org and www.Drivers-Licenses.org are... + continue reading

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Sonia Hernandez dribbles the ball as she heads down the field to find an open teammate. 

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04/18/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County soccer inched closer to the postseason on Friday.After another large gap between games, both the War Eagles (13-1-1) and the Lady War Eagles (9-5-1) picked up convincing victories over Baldwin High School, making senior night a particularly special evening for those who were honored. The Eagles,... + continue reading

Darrell Bland Jr. (left) and Jalon Kilgore, both defensive backs who played for the Baldwin Bulldogs of the Georgia Youth Football Conference, were selected to the Georgia Future Stars seventh grade team. Although it will be a first for Kilgore, Bland is making his second appearance in the game after competing on the sixth grade team last year. 

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04/18/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Two middle Georgia student-athletes will soon have a chance to compete with some of the nation’s best.Baldwin County’s Jalon Kilgore and Putnam County’s Darrell Bland Jr. were both selected to compete on the Georgia Future Stars seventh grade football team. The two boys, both cornerbacks, were among a small... + continue reading

Olivia Bassett weaves through two defenders to deliver a powerful kick. 

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04/18/2018
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By Jake McMillianjacob@msgr.com Last Thursday, the Gatewood Lady Gators soccer team welcomed the Monsignor Donovan Lady Rams to Sammons Field for a region contest with major implications in the scope of the state tournament field.Though Monsignor Donovan forced a barnburner, the Lady Gators edged their opponent by a narrow 2-1 margin.The Lady... + continue reading

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The Putnam County High School boys soccer team poses with its trophy after defeating Rabun County 2-1 to win the region championship. Putnam will host Gordon Central in the first round of the state playoffs Friday. The Putnam War Eagles are, top row, from left, Omar Castrejon-Jaimes, Rodrigo Hernandez, Bryant Alday, Eduardo Gonzalez, Corey Peacock, Marcos Almanza, Jose Hernandez, Justin Wilson, Michael Coker, Aaron Aune, Kevin Romero-Alday, and bottom row, same order, Bryan Arreola, Josh Garofalo, Corey Peacock, Brenton Nelson, Rusty Nichols, Deon Hill, Diego Sanchez, Rafael Ruiz, Victor Martinez and Victor Hernandez.

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04/24/2018
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By Brandon Bushbradon@msgr.com For most of the season, Putnam County boys soccer assistant coach Mark Silva had one thing on his mind.“Our No. 1 goal for the year is to win region,” he often... + continue reading

Tyrique Mathis (second place, left) and Marcus Jefferson (third place, right) stand with the other winners of the 100-meter relay.

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04/24/2018
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By Brandon Bush If you’re observant enough, you’ve probably noticed it’s been a hot minute since I’ve written any stories about Gatewood.In an attempt to provide more thorough coverage of both... + continue reading

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03/02/2018
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Hometown actor Zerrick Deion Williams hits the big screenBy Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.comPutnam County native Zerrick Deion Williams has a supporting role in the recently released box office comedy “... + 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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