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Monday, January 3, 2022 - 2:05pm

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

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:00am

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.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:00am

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.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 - 12:00am

On Nov. 2, Cedric Cantrell Hurt of Eatonton was booked into Putnam County Jail after being incarcerated similarly in Wayne County on Aug. 5.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00am

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.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 - 12:00am

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.

News

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 7:28pm

Eatonton city officials are rerouting traffic away from the intersection of Sumter and Washington streets. 

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 6:00am

“The timing seems right for my dad to join the team,” said Dr. Miller. “I’m ecstatic that he is going to come up here and be a part of the team.”

Sports

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 6:00am

You fear the man who has a dollar less than you, that dollar is rightfully his, he makes you feel like a moral defrauder. You hate the man who has a dollar more than you, that dollar is rightfully yours, he makes you feel morally defrauded.

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 6:00am

Putnam County had one of its best years on the gridiron in program history last season.

Community

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 6:00am

As part of the Sunday At The Museum lecture series, May 1 the Old School History Museum presented a lecture on a “timely, sobering and very important” topic as defined by Sandra Rosseter, OSHM Director, entitled ‘Living In A Nuclear World.’

Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 6:00am

The Beatles come to life in REVOLUTION: The Music of The Beatles-A Symphonic Experience. This new authorized symphonic tribute to the Fab Four features top vocalists and musicians accompanied by Grammy-winner Jeff Tyzik's new arrangements transcribed and arranged from the original master recordings at Abbey Road.

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