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Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

The beginning of the 2020-21 school year in Putnam County is about three weeks away, and after the conclusion of Putnam County Charter School System (PCCSS) registration last Friday, school officials have a much better idea of what to expect with the division of virtual versus in-person education coming into light.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

There was no relief in sight this week from the notorious COVID-19 pandemic that has plagued Putnam County since mid-March. On March 12, there were 31 confirmed cases in the entire state of Georgia. Today, there are 8,483 cases just in the North Central Health District (NCHD) that encompasses Putnam and 12 other counties in the area.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Two members of the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) spoke with The Eatonton Messenger on Friday about Eatonton’s Plaza Historic District that was established in January 2008. Lyn Romine and Shelagh Fagan spoke about the complexities of historic preservation, districts and rehabilitation/restoration guidelines.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

There are around 42 antique stores within 30 miles of Eatonton that sell pieces of furniture that could use a little help. Pam Haskins, owner of 44 Marketplace, has almost 40,000 followers on her YouTube and Facebook accounts combined, where three to five times a week she shows people how to restore and revamp old furniture.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:00am

It has been nearly four years since the Eatonton Artisan Village purchased two historic warehouses on Marion Street to help revitalize art in the community. Since then, the group has been fundraising, and the remodeling of the Livery Warehouse is now a reality as work has begun to convert the old livery into a permanent home for artists.

Thursday, July 30, 2020 - 12:00am

The COVID-19 pandemic continued its march through Putnam County this week, and it was not picky about its targets.

News

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

The beginning of the 2020-21 school year in Putnam County is about three weeks away, and after the conclusion of Putnam County Charter School System (PCCSS) registration last Friday, school officials have a much better idea of what to expect with the division of virtual versus in-person education coming into light.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

There was no relief in sight this week from the notorious COVID-19 pandemic that has plagued Putnam County since mid-March. On March 12, there were 31 confirmed cases in the entire state of Georgia. Today, there are 8,483 cases just in the North Central Health District (NCHD) that encompasses Putnam and 12 other counties in the area.

Sports

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Community

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

Ray Saltamacchio, owner and Master Instructor of Saltamacchio's Tang Soo Do Karate School, is proud to announce the Rank Promotions of some of his dedicated students.

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00am

In June, the Southern Literary Trail welcomed Eatonton, Georgia, as its newest Trail Community. 

Obituaries

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