Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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An Eatonton woman who is said to work in two local senior care facilities was arrested Tuesday morning, according to a notice from Eatonton Police Chief Kent Lawrence. Kayla Fuller, 33, of... + continue reading

Jalon Kilgore, son of Eatonton’s New Life Outreach Christian Center pastor James Kilgore, stops to be photographed shortly before taking part in the eighth annual Florida-Georgia Future Stars game. Kilgore, along with Eatonton’s Darrell “D.J.” Bland Jr., was among a small handful of 30 seventh grade football stars selected to take part in the all-star game.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County’s Darrell “D.J.” Bland Jr. wasn’t the only local athlete to perform on a big stage this summer.Jalon Kilgore, of Baldwin County, joined Bland among... + continue reading

The Public Works department touched up and improved upon numerous areas at the department, including maintaining the expanded parking lot the department added years ago.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com The Putnam County Recreation Department recently got some help from a fellow county department.Putnam County Public Works recently lent the recreation department... + continue reading

The Putnam Impact Soccer Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching children about soccer in a positive environment, has almost filled most of its initial teams for the upcoming year but still has a handful of spots yet to be filled. Here, participants in Putnam Impact’s soccer camp, which took place in June, stand together for a group photo. The club’s soccer camp is typically a great source of recruitment for the club.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Lake Country’s growing soccer club has made progress while preparing for the new season.The Putnam Impact Soccer Club has been putting together a number of squads... + continue reading

Putnam County Commission Chairman Dr. Steve Hersey (left) and Eatonton Mayor Walt Rocker, Jr. listen to a presentation in a  water and sewer authority meeting. 

Monday, July 16, 2018
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The City of Eatonton City Council and Putnam County Board of Commissioners have been discussing and debating a Service Delivery Agreement for approximately a year, now. Below are two of the... + 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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This photo from the Putnam County Tax Assessor's site shows some improvements and additions that were made to the back of the Pea Ridge Road house in 2005. 

07/11/2018
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The Putnam County estate of Tex and Diane McIver will be auctioned off in August. On April 22, a Fulton County jury found Tex guilty of murder in the Sept. 25, 2016 shooting death of his wife, Diane. He received a life sentence (30 years). McIver all along has said the shooting was an accident, and his attorneys reportedly filed for a new trial.... + continue reading
07/11/2018
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Georgia Power customers to receive second $25 Vogtle credit on July billsFinal $25 installment scheduled for September to complete $188 million in total credits for customersATLANTA – Georgia Power customers will receive the second of three separate $25 credits for the Vogtle nuclear expansion this month. A total of $75 in 2018 bill credits, or $... + continue reading

D.J. Bland follows through on a practice punt during the event. Despite going into the game as a cornerback, Bland had previous kicking experience which the Georgia team used to its advantage.

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07/11/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com A young local athlete recently had a strong showing among some of the nation’s best.Darrell “D.J.” Bland Jr., of Putnam County, was one of 30 seventh-grade football players selected from the state of Georgia to compete in the Future Stars game, a national middle school all-star game that assembles teams made up... + continue reading

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Jalon Kilgore, son of Eatonton’s New Life Outreach Christian Center pastor James Kilgore, stops to be photographed shortly before taking part in the eighth annual Florida-Georgia Future Stars game. Kilgore, along with Eatonton’s Darrell “D.J.” Bland Jr., was among a small handful of 30 seventh grade football stars selected to take part in the all-star game.

07/18/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County’s Darrell “D.J.” Bland Jr. wasn’t the only local athlete to perform on a big stage this summer.Jalon Kilgore, of Baldwin County, joined Bland among... + continue reading

The Public Works department touched up and improved upon numerous areas at the department, including maintaining the expanded parking lot the department added years ago.

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The Putnam Impact Soccer Club, a non-profit organization dedicated to teaching children about soccer in a positive environment, has almost filled most of its initial teams for the upcoming year but still has a handful of spots yet to be filled. Here, participants in Putnam Impact’s soccer camp, which took place in June, stand together for a group photo. The club’s soccer camp is typically a great source of recruitment for the club.

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D.J. Bland follows through on a practice punt during the event. Despite going into the game as a cornerback, Bland had previous kicking experience which the Georgia team used to its advantage.

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07/11/2018
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By Brandon Bush Well, basketball fans, do you want the good news or the bad news first?The good news is that the four-year monopoly on the NBA Finals by the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland... + 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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