Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose are escorted into Putnam County Superior Courtroom by Putnam County Sheriff's Office officers June 20 for their first appearance hearing. 

Friday, July 21, 2017
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Georgia Department of Corrections posted the following notice Friday, July 21, regarding its investigation of the escape of inmates Donnie Russell Rowe and Ricky Dubose from a DOC... + continue reading

A boater circles a cove on Lake Sinclair Saturday afternoon, before the July 4th holiday.  

Saturday, July 1, 2017
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According to DNR, alcohol use is the leading contributing factor in recreational boater deaths; and Georgia Game Wardens will be focusing on keeping boaters safe this July 4th holiday by cracking... + continue reading
Thursday, June 22, 2017
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EPWSA worker Jason Tompkins works on broken water main in the old Horton Homes property. Superintendent Drew Johnson said only Walmart and the BP are out of water and it should be fixed within 30... + continue reading
Wednesday, June 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
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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By Lynn Hobbslynn@msgr.comAn elderly Florida woman who had been missing two days was found in Eatonton by a Putnam County deputy last week.The Mount Dora Police Department in Florida issued a Silver... + continue reading

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06/14/2017
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By Yelena HensleyYelena@msgr.com Eatonton-Putnam County Library has a few programs for youth ages pre-K through high school, and they are all free.One is the 2017 Summer Reading program. Each child who reads 20 books or for 20 hours over the summer will get a certificate and may be awarded a book bag while supplies last.  To participate... + continue reading
06/14/2017
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Special to The Eatonton Messenger Eatonton Main Street has been designated as an accredited Main Street America program for meeting rigorous performance standards set by the National Main Street Center. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its Coordinating Program partners announce the list of accredited Main Street America programs... + continue reading

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06/14/2017
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(Editor’s note: This article, written by a Gatewood student, is a news analysis, meaning it gives not only the facts of the story, but also includes some of the writer’s opinioin.)By Jake McMillianjacob@msgr.comProverbs 22:6 reads, “Train up a child in the way that he should go, and when he is older, he will not depart from it.” Chris Charles held... + continue reading
06/14/2017
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By Shannon SneedShannon@msgr.com Eatonton Kiwanis Club’s Keithen Tucker has been named a Lt. Governor of the Georgia Kiwanis District 18.Just as the club president is the leader of the club, the lieutenant governor is the leader of the division, working with existing clubs to strengthen Kiwanis within the communities in the division. A... + continue reading
06/14/2017
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By Lynn HobbsAuthorities are on the lookout for two vehicles in connection with yesterday's prison guard fatal shooting and inmate escape.Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said they are still looking for the Green Honda Civic tag number RBJ6601; and now they also are searching for a white 2008 Ford F-250 work truck with tool boxes along the sides... + continue reading

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06/14/2017
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By Jacob McMillianjacob@msgr.comThe weather is heating up to a beloved, stifling temperature. Gridirons are being fertilized and trimmed to perfection. Coaches are saving their voices for heavy doses... + 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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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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06/14/2017
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(Editor’s note: This article, written by a Gatewood student, is a news analysis, meaning it gives not only the facts of the story, but also includes some of the writer’s opinioin.)By Jake... + continue reading