Tuesday, November 28, 2017
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Sent from the Georgia Dept. of Public Health:ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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By Shannon Sneedshannon@msgr.comNever Too Late, the residential home for boys in foster care, had its Open House Oct. 28 in Monticello. Local and state politicians and representatives from... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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By Lynn Hobbslynn@msgr.comApproximately 200 people attended the Veterans Day celebration at the Putnam County Veterans Wall of Honor Park Saturday morning.“This is one of the best Veterans Day... + continue reading
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
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Frank Don Causey was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the Dec. 2, 2016, murder of Lydia Ivanditti in her Eatonton home. The murderer was sentenced by ... + continue reading
Sunday, November 12, 2017
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Putnam County authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the remains of a shed that caught fire Sunday morning. The victim's name still was being withheld Sunday... + continue reading

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09/07/2017
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Two citizens showed up for the first public hearing to discuss adopting Putnam County’s 2018 millage rate Aug. 31 and commissioners met with an empty house at the second hearing later that evening.Based on a proposed $18,887,288 budget, the Putnam County Board of Commissioners recently announced an increase in the property taxes it will levy this... + continue reading
09/07/2017
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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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11/02/2017
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The Artisans Village Guild is holding its opening reception Thursday, Nov. 2, for the Lake Country Fine Art Show. The reception is 5-8 p.m and the awards ceremony is at 6:30 p.m.This is the guild's first juried art show featuring works of artists from all around the Lake Country. The exhibit is open through Friday, Nov. 17.The Artisans Village Art... + continue reading
10/25/2017
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Georgia Power to remove Plant Branch coal hopper structure October 28 ATLANTA – Oct. 25, 2017 – Georgia Power will remove the coal hopper for retired units at Plant Branch by controlled demolition on Oct. 28, 2017, around 8 a.m., weather and safety conditions permitting. A coal hopper structure is a large structure that stores and feeds coal... + continue reading
10/22/2017
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On Oct. 21, Georgia Department of Transportation contractors began a $680,000 micro-seal surface treatment project to preserve State Route 142 from the State Route 16 intersection to the Jasper County line.Expect delays in the 6-mile work zone from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. when workers are present. The current plan allows Monday ... + continue reading

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10/05/2017
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The Gatewood Gators traveled to Martinez last week to battle the Augusta Prep Cavaliers. The Cavs, like the Gators, entered the contest with an unblemished record and were unofficially ranked the... + continue reading

 The Putnam County boys team, from left, Carson Walker, Ke’Aundre Battle, Jaden Grimes, Dylan Lindsay, Brian Lopez, Zack Allen, William Maddox, Avery Jones, Micheal Coker, Thomas Daniel, Jacob, Little, Justin Wilson, and James Mead holding their second place trophy.

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Ke'Aundre Battle approaches the finish line.

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06/14/2017
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The Eatonton Messenger's EDITORIAL 06-15-17First, we extend our sympathies to the families of the slain Georgia Department of Corrections officers and to the many GDOC guards and law enforcement... + continue reading

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.)

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

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Community

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.

12/01/2017
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By Shannon Sneed / StaffShannon@msgr.comVisitors to the Uncle Remus Museum in Eatonton will be greeted by some larger-than-life familiar characters from the folktales made famous by local author Joel... + continue reading