Lake Country became a home for art Oct. 31 to Nov. 3 as Olmsted Plein Air Invitational brought 40 top contemporary outdoor painters of Georgia to paint and compete for cash prizes.
The Putnam County Highway 441 widening project from the James Marshall Bypass to the Morgan County line is in its final phase with environmental and right-of-way (ROW) on schedule to conclude by 2020.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of Carla Christina Dempsey Crumpton, whose death last week has been ruled a suicide, Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills said.
Former Mayor of Eatonton John Reid regains his title as leader of the city after winning 851 votes to Rebecca Rocker’s 794 votes.
The 2019 Leadership Putnam class held an alumni reunion on Oct. 26, raising enough money to help fund several scholarships for the program.
MONDAY, OCT. 28
Jordan Lee Burgamy, 17, 549 Milledgeville Rd., Eatonton – theft by taking. Whitney Leigh Miller, 33, 106 S. E. St., Greensboro – theft by taking.
TUESDAY, OCT. 29
Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a woman was found hanging from a tree at the intersection of Lisa Woods Lane and Pea Ridge Road.
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