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Busy, busy week of stock-car racing

It’s going to be a hectic week for NASCAR. Buckle up.

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major effect on many programs at Putnam County High School, and the JROTC Raiders program is no exception.

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Greene BOE details instruction model for 2020-21 school year

The Greene County School System has its instruction plans for the upcoming school year.

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Poll shows most favor widening project on Highway 44

If a poll recently conducted on the Lake Oconee News Facebook page is to be believed, most residents in the area favor a proposed widening project for a section of U.S. Highway 44.

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B&Bs may expand

Following a public hearing for Jeff Royal’s proposal for an amendment that would change the maximum number of guest rooms for a bed-and-breakfast from four to six, the Madison City Council faced a split vote that was ultimately decided by Mayor Fred Perriman to approve the amendment.

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Deputy’s car stuck while stopped on I-20

Greene County deputy Robby McCannon’s patrol car was struck by an approaching vehicle after he had stopped to render aid to motorists stalled on I-20 westbound. The GCSO said his injuries were not life threatening.

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Letters to the Editor

Letters must be signed and include your full address and phone number for verification; only name and town are printed. Submissions may be edited for content and length. The deadline is 1 p.m. Monday. Send to

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