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Results of economic development think tank released

Results from a series of U.S. Department of Defensesponsored Middle Georgia planning workshops were recently released showing the region’s strengths and opportunities. Stakeholders from development authorities, school systems, Main Street

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Pedestrian may have intended to be struck

A man who was “walking around sporadically” along the roadside of U.S. Hwy. 441 was hit by a car, according to a report from Putnam County Sheriff’s Office. Malcom Kennaugh-Easterby,

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Bank tellers plead guilty

The two former tellers of The Peoples Bank who were accused and arrested in 2016 for embezzling money from the bank pled guilty in federal court Tuesday. Vicky Martin and

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Humphrey wins $825 jackpot in Eatonton Messenger Football Contest

One lucky person correctly picked the winner of all 19 football games in last week’s Eatonton Messenger Football Contest to take home the jackpot prize of $825. Phyllis Humphrey, of

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Former Ocmulgee District Attorney Joseph Briley dies

Former Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit District Attorney Joseph Harris Briley passed away on Dec. 2. He was 92 years old. Briley began serving as the OJC District Attorney January 1974. He

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THURSDAY, DEC. 6 What: Special Open House When: 5-8 p.m., Dec. 6 Where: The Artisans Village Art Gallery in Downtown Eatonton More info: There will be a wide array of

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Christmas parade cancelled; trolley tour sold out

Eatonton’s annual Light Up the Night Christmas Parade has been cancelled this year, Downtown Eatonton Director Andrew Simpson said. The parade, which was scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8,

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