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Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

According to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, 6-year-old Owen Stansbury lost his life as the result of a drowning incident in Lake Sinclair late Thursday evening of last week.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Putnam County held its annual Chili Cook-Off last Friday at the county administration building in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There were a lot of smiles during the lunch time event not to mention some sweat from the spicy chili served up. Putnam County High students decorated the office doors throughout the building to add some color and vitality to the event.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

The Eatonton City Council jumpstarted two processes well ahead of schedule at its Oct. 5 regular meeting when members discussed the Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) negotiations between city and county with Phil Sutton and authorized Mayor John Reid to apply for state ARPA funding which would provide supplemental pay to eligible law enforcement officers and first responders.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

There’s a new sheriff in town, at least according to the most recent AP Poll.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:00am

According to a report provided by the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, Ivan Phillip Johnson, 59, of Eatonton was booked on charges of homicide by vehicle and failure to drive within single lane, both misdemeanors, on Sept. 29.

Thursday, October 7, 2021 - 12:00am

It’s postseason time for several of Putnam County High’s fall sports.

News

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

According to Putnam County Sheriff Howard Sills, 6-year-old Owen Stansbury lost his life as the result of a drowning incident in Lake Sinclair late Thursday evening of last week.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

After a hard battle to get 58 acres on Collis Road rezoned to build a luxury resort hotel, property owner Josh Sprayberry cited the pandemic and the slow crawl to normalcy as one of the reasons the property still sits without any dirt being moved.

Sports

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Glenn Hills may have ended a three-game long streak in scoring futility on the football field, but there was nothing stopping the Putnam County High machine from extending a season-long winning streak Friday at Al Reaves Field.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

AMERICUS – Playing lights out defense as the offense continued to gel, the Gatewood Gators fought to the bitter end before coming up six seconds short in a heartbreaking 14-13 loss to Southland Academy last Friday night.

Community

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Putnam County held its annual Chili Cook-Off last Friday at the county administration building in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. There were a lot of smiles during the lunch time event not to mention some sweat from the spicy chili served up. Putnam County High students decorated the office doors throughout the building to add some color and vitality to the event.

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00am

Twenty years ago, Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy delivered its first round of free books to the children of Putnam and Greene Counties, fostering a love for reading in the up-and-coming generation.

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