Monday, August 29, 2016
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UPDATE: The Georgia Bureau of Investigations has released a sketch of the murder victim. If you have any information as to his identity or the murder, pelase contact OCSO Sgt. Kevin Nolley (knolley@... + continue reading

Michael Lamar

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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If you’re looking for a job as a county manager, Morgan County will soon have an opening.The Prescott, Ariz. City Council voted to hire Morgan County’s Michael Lamar as its new city manager last... + continue reading

Nasser Thompkins

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Lynn HobbsLynn@lakeoconeenews.usAn Eatonton police officer’s employment was terminated recently when he reportedly used an EPD patrol car for personal reasons. When asked by the Lake Oconee News,... + continue reading

Signs are posted on the Greene County Airport’s doors announcing its closing for the runway expansion project.

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 The Greene County Regional Airport, located at 2550 Union Point Highway, is closed for runway construction.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Jackie GutknechtJackie@lakeoconeenews.usConstruction at the Greene County Airport is at a standstill after incorrect data was provided for the runway expansion project.The contractor on the runway... + continue reading

The outside of James Family Hair Care welcomes customers inside.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
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Leila Scogginsnews@lakeoconeenews.usFatherly advice led one local barber to 25 years of success in the business- James Barfield, owner of James Family Hair Care in Eatonton has seen the area change... + continue reading

Michael Lamar

Nasser Thompkins

Signs are posted on the Greene County Airport’s doors announcing its closing for the runway expansion project.

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 The Greene County Regional Airport, located at 2550 Union Point Highway, is closed for runway construction.

The outside of James Family Hair Care welcomes customers inside.

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08/30/2016
Posted by Lakeoconee1
As required by Georgia law, Secretary of State Brian Kemp has publicized a summary of four proposed general amendments to the Constitution of Georgia to be voted upon in the November 8, 2016 General Election.To ensure adequate dissemination of this information to Georgia voters, Secretary Kemp encourages media outlets... + continue reading
08/29/2016
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On Monday, Aug. 29, Secretary of State Brian Kemp will launch a statewide tour to promote the Secretary of State's Student Ambassador Program, a first-of-its-kind leadership initiative to encourage civic engagement, voter registration and volunteerism for Georgia high schoolers. More than 800 students from over 100 Georgia high... + continue reading

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The Patriots take the field for the season opener at home.

08/25/2016
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T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.usThe Nathanael Greene Academy Patriots scored three second quarter touchdowns on their way to a 50-14 shellacking of the Victory Baptist Warriors last Friday night as the school began its first season of 8-man football.It was also Coach Edward Bradley’s first win a head football coach. He was pleased with... + continue reading

Shell casings were all that were left after a shooting incident in Union Point on Dolvin Avenue Saturday night. 

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A shooting on Dolvin Avenue in Union Point left residents shaken Saturday night. 

08/18/2016
Posted by JackieGutknecht1
Jackie GutknechtJackie@lakeoconeenews.usUnnamed suspects came from out of town to confront a Union Point resident Saturday night and in a fight broke out and shots were fired, Union Point Police Department Assistant Chief Michael Greeson said.During the fight one of the suspects involved dropped her cell phone, which has been recovered as evidence... + continue reading
08/18/2016
Posted by MichaelStone1
The Nathanael Greene family held Meet the Patriots Aug. 11 at Rhodes Field.  Football players, cheerleaders and coaches from all age groups were introduced. A pep rally followed.  The cheerleaders also conducted a game that had players and cheerleaders alike scrambling back and forth on the field to avoid being “out.”Nathanael Greene... + continue reading

Sports

 Rain pours at Al Reaves Field as the War Eagles offense lines up for a play in the second quarter.

08/25/2016
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Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenew.usThe Putnam County football team started its season in disappointing fashion last Friday night, losing to Warren County 14-0 in Eatonton.The War Eagles (0-1)... + continue reading

The Patriots take the field for the season opener at home.

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Morgan head football coach Bill Malone walks down the sideline during the Bulldogs’ preseason scrimmage game at Monticello.

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Greene County head football coach Robert Edwards urges his team to play hard.

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Dick Hodgetts

08/25/2016
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It was the spring of 1955 or there about.  Someone might correct the year, they were the same to me, and differentiated only by who is your girlfriend and the teacher you were assigned.But, 1955... + continue reading

Community

The Rock Eagle 4-H Garden not only produces food, but also educates its students.

08/25/2016
Posted by Lakeoconee1
The Rock Eagle 4-H Garden has not only produced food for the center’s dining hall, but has been used as a resource for educating students for more than three years. With the summer turning to fall,... + continue reading

Blair McCarty, left, registered respiratory therapist and certified pulmonary function technologist, prepares to conduct a pulmonary function study at St. Mary's Hospital.

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Jennifer Rainey, left, and Ariel Covington have Vials of Life ready to give free to anyone in Putnam County who has a chronic health condition or takes prescription medication regularly.

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Freddy Ramirez

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Kristen MacNeill

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Michael Raymond

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