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. 

Wednesday, July 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... + continue reading
Wednesday, July 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... + 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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Wednesday, July 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... + continue reading

The Gator defense takes down a ball carrier from Deerfield-Windsor during a playoff game last season in which Gatewood was victorious, 31-7. Gatewood has been hard at work over the summer preparing for the 2018 season, hoping to replicate the success of the past two seasons and even take it a step further by securing the coveted state championship title.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Gatewood football’s summer workout program carries on this week.After taking a break from July 2-6 for Independence Day, the Gators are back in the weight room... + continue reading
Monday, July 9, 2018
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Putnam County Sheriff's Officer and DNR officers are currently searching Lake Sinclair for a missing person after a canoe was seen capsized near the shore. According to DNR Cpl. Lynn Stanford, a... + 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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07/05/2018
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Two men celebrating Independence Day by shooting fireworks over Lake Sinclair were injured when some of the fireworks exploded Wednesday night. Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources Sgt. Bo Kelly and Putnam County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Russell Blenk said James Mallory, 30, and Austin Myer, 25, were shooting fireworks off of a pontoon boat... + continue reading

Putnam County High School’s baseball field prepares for action before a summer game several weeks ago. The War Eagles completed their season of summer games by playing Briarwood in a doubleheader, tying the first game before winning big in the second one, 10-1, to complete their summer with a 5-0-1 record.

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07/03/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County baseball kicked off a new era for the program with a successful summer.The War Eagles completed their final summer games last Wednesday at Briarwood Academy, with the first game ending in a 3-3 tie while the second one ended with a big win for the Eagles, 10-1. The doubleheader concluded Putnam’s... + continue reading

The Putnam County All-Star 11-12 team poses for a picture with its trophy and medals after winning the GRPA District 6 All-Star softball tournament last week. Putnam had two blowout wins over the team from Morgan County to secure its victory, winning the first by a 20-5 score then defeating Morgan again in the championship game, 15-0.

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07/03/2018
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By Brandon Bushbrandon@msgr.com Putnam County athletes came out on top in a recent tournament.The Putnam County Recreation Department hosted the GRPA District 6 11-12 All-Star softball tournament last week, featuring all-star teams from Putnam, Morgan and Jasper Counties. The Putnam County team won big in two games against Morgan County to... + continue reading

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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
Posted by JustinHubbard1
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... + continue reading

The Gator defense takes down a ball carrier from Deerfield-Windsor during a playoff game last season in which Gatewood was victorious, 31-7. Gatewood has been hard at work over the summer preparing for the 2018 season, hoping to replicate the success of the past two seasons and even take it a step further by securing the coveted state championship title.

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Putnam County High School’s baseball field prepares for action before a summer game several weeks ago. The War Eagles completed their season of summer games by playing Briarwood in a doubleheader, tying the first game before winning big in the second one, 10-1, to complete their summer with a 5-0-1 record.

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The Putnam County All-Star 11-12 team poses for a picture with its trophy and medals after winning the GRPA District 6 All-Star softball tournament last week. Putnam had two blowout wins over the team from Morgan County to secure its victory, winning the first by a 20-5 score then defeating Morgan again in the championship game, 15-0.

PHOTO: Brandon Bush

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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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