Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Three persons injured in head-on collisionFROM STAFF REPORTSThree persons have been injured in head on collision intersection of Scuffleboro and Old Copelan roads near Lake Sinclair. The accident... + continue reading

State Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) co-sponsored the Women’s Golf Day in Georgia resolution that will honor Eatonton native Patrina King.

Friday, March 17, 2017
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By Dave BrownStaff WriterPatrinia King, a trailblazer from Eatonton who is the founding mother of Golf Women Mean Business, will take center stage this summer on both the state and national level –... + continue reading
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
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Downtown Eatonton roads getting patchedLane closures and travel delays expected A Georgia DOT patching contractor begins spot work in and around Eatonton Thursday, March 9. Crews will work the... + continue reading

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2016 Dairy Festival Queen Alaina Marie Finn waves from her float in the Dairy Festival Parade; runner-ups Lilly Claire Bridges and Samantha Collis ride with her and smile and greet parade watchers.

Monday, March 6, 2017
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For the first time in 60 years, there will be no Dairy Festival Queen beauty pageant this year.Instead, the Pilot Club of Eatonton will have a “Photogenic Contest” to select its queen of the 2017... + continue reading

Photo by Dr. Robert Betzel

Gatewood cheerleaders are all smiles during the Lady Gators
victory over Trinity Christian at the 2nd Round of the State tournament in
Americus.

Friday, March 3, 2017
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By DAVE BROWNStaff Writer MACON – Defending state champion Gatewood girls basketball team imposed its will on Trinity Christian of Sharpsburg during Final Four action Thursday of the 2017 GISA... + continue reading

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03/17/2017
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We only have 300 words in this space (without jumping the column to another page) to say something insightful or pitiful, or something funny or on the money.Welcome back to this teeny-tiny little ink spot in your favorite newspaper, dear readers, where we try to recover from the opening sentence influenced by the recent Dr. Seuss Day.My deadline... + continue reading
03/17/2017
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We only have 300 words in this space (without jumping the column to another page) to say something insightful or pitiful, or something funny or on the money.Welcome back to this teeny-tiny little ink spot in your favorite newspaper, dear readers, where we try to recover from the opening sentence influenced by the recent Dr. Seuss Day.My deadline... + continue reading

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Talking with Judge E. Trenton Brown at the bench during a bond hearing Tuesday are, from left, defense attorney Keri Thompson, suspect Frank Don Causey and District Attorney Stephen Bradley.

03/02/2017
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The man charged with murdering an Eatonton woman was denied bond by Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit Superior Court Judge E. Trenton Brown III Tuesday.Frank Don Causey, 26, was charged Dec. 20 with one count murder of 63-year-old Lydia Huggins Ivanditti. She was found dead in her Walnut Street home Dec. 2 by a family member. Ivanditti’s family,... + continue reading
02/23/2017
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The Gatewood Lady Gators entered the region tournament this week as the No. 1 seed along with John Milledge Academy. Finishing fourth in regular-season play were the Augusta Prep Lady Cavaliers, who were matched up with the Lady Gators in the first round. The Lady Cavs were no easy opponent, however, and the contest was certainly “too... + continue reading

EPWSA Director Donna Van Haute, left, listens as Chairman Dr. Steve Hersey expresses frustration over the City of Eatonton’s aged water system. 

02/22/2017
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After continuing their long-standing debate over who is responsible for repairing and maintaining Eatonton’s troubled water system and fire hydrants, Eatonton-Putnam Water Sewer Authority members finally reached an agreement at their Jan. 18 meeting, approving to spend up to $10,000 to test why some fire hydrants have inoperable water pressure.... + continue reading

Sports

State Rep. Allen Peake (R-Macon) co-sponsored the Women’s Golf Day in Georgia resolution that will honor Eatonton native Patrina King.

03/17/2017
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By Dave BrownStaff WriterPatrinia King, a trailblazer from Eatonton who is the founding mother of Golf Women Mean Business, will take center stage this summer on both the state and national level –... + continue reading

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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.)

02/15/2017
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  Editor:On Friday, Feb.10, Dr. Nicolas Chronos' staff decided to honor him for his hard work and dedicated services to the Lake Oconee community. Dr. Chronos was presented with an Award of... + continue reading

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

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02/15/2017
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By Shannon Sneed / StaffEATONTON -- Nominations are being sought for the 2017 National Women History Month celebration honoring Putnam County women who have successfully challenged the role of... + continue reading

Caroline Jones, 12, reads Alice Walker's poem, "Woman," during a Feb. 9 Georgia Writers Museum celebration of the author's birthday.

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