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Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

Genie Smith Bernstein is named Georgia Independent Author of the Year for her story collection Skating on the Septic Tank – Telling Stories published by Black Opal Books. Known for stories of growing up in Putnam County, Bernstein credits a decade of writing for Georgia Connector Magazine with her wide readership and thanks Southern Pen Bookshop for this award.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

If you’re a parent in Eatonton, you know how frustrating it can be to have to travel out of town to find clothes for you and your kids.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

With the 2021 Georgia General Assembly underway at the state capitol in Atlanta, local legislators representing Baldwin, Putnam and Greene counties took a hit last week as the gavel dropped on the 2021 session.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00am

The two-time defending state champion Gatewood Gators (11-1) deployed a physically dominating smash mouth defense and an opportunistic offense in defeating Southwest Georgia Academy 35-7 in the GISA state AA semifinals last Friday to punch their ticket to Mercer University and the state championship game.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00am

The Putnam County wrestling team opened 2020 with a home match called “the Battle of the Briarpatch” and even though Putnam finished mid-pack, head coach Joe Hutsell was happy to get the season underway with a brand new squad.

Thursday, December 10, 2020 - 12:00am

The 2020 Gatewood Gators basketball season is underway as girls coach Jordan Camp likes the potential in her young squad although the Lady Gators are out of the blocks with a 1-4 record.

News

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

If you’re a parent in Eatonton, you know how frustrating it can be to have to travel out of town to find clothes for you and your kids.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

A chop shop is no longer in business in Putnam County thanks to the general public reporting suspicions to the sheriff’s office.

Sports

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

After shaking off the rust on a new basketball season, the Gatewood Gators’ programs are starting to find their way, get their balance and finding production from a number of players. Last week may have been a strong indicator of things to come as both the boys and girls swept Glascock County in non-region action Thursday and returned to the hardwoods in a road match with region foe Edmund Burke and duplicated the effort on Friday night.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

Last Tuesday, the Putnam County wrestling team continued its impressive and much improved season from 2020 when the War Eagles rolled into Milledgeville and GMC and handily defeated GMC 48-33 and Trinity Christian 51-15. The 2-0 mark improved the Putnam season record to 9-10. The young Mat Eagles were 3-12 last year so growth and success is omnipresent.

Community

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

If you’re a parent in Eatonton, you know how frustrating it can be to have to travel out of town to find clothes for you and your kids.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 12:00am

Genie Smith Bernstein is named Georgia Independent Author of the Year for her story collection Skating on the Septic Tank – Telling Stories published by Black Opal Books. Known for stories of growing up in Putnam County, Bernstein credits a decade of writing for Georgia Connector Magazine with her wide readership and thanks Southern Pen Bookshop for this award.

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