Putnam County is not taking any chances with the possibility of black ice developing Sunday night into Monday morning as public works crews hit the roads at 8 p.m. Sunday night to prepare the roads to be clear.
The heavy rain and wind that tore through Putnam County last night knocked down several trees but there wasn't any structural damage to homes reported to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department or t
Quentin Christopher Barfield, 26, of Milledgeville, spent time in Putnam County Jail recently after allegedly taking gunshots at a vehicle driven by female coworkers of his on Hwy. 441 while driving himself.
The goal was to enlist in the Army and go into Special Forces. What happened instead was Duane Gentas joined the Army, received training in computer repairs, then was shipped off to Vietnam.
On Nov. 2, Cedric Cantrell Hurt of Eatonton was booked into Putnam County Jail after being incarcerated similarly in Wayne County on Aug. 5.
On a rainy Friday night in Eatonton, Antonio Vinson, 24, of Sparta was arrested for multiple traffic violations plus fighting with Eatonton Police Officers and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. This all resulted from a hit-and-run accident after which Vinson – one of the drivers – allegedly fled the scene on foot.
South Carolina native Faith Worley was promoted as the new Assistant District Attorney for the Putnam and Hancock County offices in the Ocmulgee Judicial Circuit beginning Oct. 18. She was hired by former District Attorney Stephen Bradley – now a Superior Court Judge in the circuit – and was mentored by her current boss and DA since the start of 2021 T. Wright Barksdale.
Putnam County is not taking any chances with the possibility of black ice developing Sunday night into Monday morning as public works crews hit the roads at 8 p.m.
Junior kicker Jack Podlesny (96) celebrates with defensive tackle Jordan Tackle (99) during Georgia’s national championship victory over SEC foe Alabama with freshman offensive lineman Broderick Jones (59) in the background. TONY WALSH/UGA Athletics rdan Tackle (99) during
With new facilities on the horizon, the Putnam County High Future Farmers of America program saw its share of success during the first semester in 2021-22.
On Dec. 18, 2021, Lake Oconee Elks Lodge took part in the National Wreaths Across America Day Ceremony. Lodge members participated at three different locations, the Greensboro City Cemetery, The Veterans Wall at the Lake Oconee Lodge and the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Milledgeville.