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T. Michael Stone

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Jackie Gutknecht and Michael Stone were both named associate editors of the Lake Oconee News on Monday.Gutknecht will oversee news reporting in Greene County and work out of the Greensboro... + continue reading

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Todd Eric Jones

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Greene County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary in Siloam after a deer cam in front of the house nabbed a photo of the suspect. Deputies found signs of forced entry at the back door and two... + continue reading

The Darnell Boys take the stage to perform blues, country and soul classics.

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Austin Darnell, on vocals, brings down the house Friday night. 

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County Dwellers opened Friday’s show with popular bluegrass covers.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Downtown Greensboro was filled with the sounds of Bluegrass music Friday night with the annual Pickin’ on the Greene. With the Darnell Boys headlining the show, crowds flocked to dance to summer... + continue reading

Matthew and Wallace Frick enjoy a picnic style dinner before the showing of the original “Footloose.” 

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Volunteer Ben McMichael serves popcorn to the anticipatory guests. 

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Humans weren’t the only ones in attendance at the Oh, Those Summer Nights! movie, dogs like Happy came out to enjoy the show and an evening out with their companions.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
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Madison Main Street’s summer series, Oh, Those Summer Nights! continued Thursday June, 16 with a showing of the original 1984 version of “Footloose.” The event began shortly after 8:30 p.m. and was... + continue reading

Madison City Council will set the actual millage rate at next month’s meeting.

Thursday, June 16, 2016
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Editor's note: The previous headline for this story stated "Madison rolls back taxes." This is incorrect. The rollback millage rate will keep taxes flat for the City of Madison. Mark Engelengel@... + continue reading

Jackie Gutknecht

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T. Michael Stone

Contributed/Greene County Sheriff’s Office

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Todd Eric Jones

The Darnell Boys take the stage to perform blues, country and soul classics.

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Austin Darnell, on vocals, brings down the house Friday night. 

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County Dwellers opened Friday’s show with popular bluegrass covers.

Matthew and Wallace Frick enjoy a picnic style dinner before the showing of the original “Footloose.” 

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Volunteer Ben McMichael serves popcorn to the anticipatory guests. 

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Humans weren’t the only ones in attendance at the Oh, Those Summer Nights! movie, dogs like Happy came out to enjoy the show and an evening out with their companions.

Madison City Council will set the actual millage rate at next month’s meeting.

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06/24/2016
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ATLANTA – Secretary of State Brian Kemp will hold qualifying next week for independent and political body candidates running for federal or state offices starting Monday, June 27 through Friday, July 1. Qualifying will open on Monday, June 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday, June 28 through Thursday, June 30 from... + continue reading
06/24/2016
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MADISON – Identified Interstate 20 concrete slabs from Morgan to Greene County will soon receive upgrades from a Georgia Department of Transportation maintenance service contract. Pittman Construction Company tomorrowbegins a concrete slab replacement project from mile 113 to mile 115 eastbound.The contractor will first saw cut slabs in the... + continue reading

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Chris Houston

06/16/2016
Posted by JackieGutknecht1
Jackie GutknechtJackie@lakeoconeenews.usFormer Greene County Sheriff and former Greene County School System Interim Superintendent Chris Houston was named the official Superintendent of Schools Monday after a unanimous decision by the Greene County Board of Education. Houston, who was appointed to the interim position to replace... + continue reading

Ray Stapleton, Chamber Director addresses the members to begin the meeting.

06/16/2016
Posted by LeilaScoggins1
Leila Scogginsleila@lakeoconeenews.usThe Madison-Morgan Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual gala on Thursday, June 9- during the meeting four awards were presented to a local business, a husband wife team of volunteers and two civic organizations that members of the chamber felt went above and beyond this year.The meeting was facilitated by the... + continue reading

Mark Smith Jr.

06/16/2016
Posted by Lakeoconee1
Mark Smith Jr. has been named General Manager of the Lake Oconee News with oversite of the newspaper’s overall operation. Smith also serves as Advertising Manager and Vice President of Smith Communications, Inc. The Lake Oconee News serves readers and advertisers in four counties in Georgia’s Lake Country including Morgan, Greene, Putnam and... + continue reading

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Cody Tarver shows off the results of a good day of fishing in Lake Country.

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06/13/2016
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Children are now out of school and most are looking for summer activities to keep them busy. What better activity than a day of fishing with a dad, mom, grandparents or some other relative. There are... + continue reading
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Dave Belton | State Representative

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06/23/2016
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I normally don’t comment on national issues, as I am a state legislator. But I find I must make an exception in this case, partly because I was recently named the Chairman of the Base Realignment and... + continue reading

Community

Matthew and Wallace Frick enjoy a picnic style dinner before the showing of the original “Footloose.” 

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Volunteer Ben McMichael serves popcorn to the anticipatory guests. 

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Humans weren’t the only ones in attendance at the Oh, Those Summer Nights! movie, dogs like Happy came out to enjoy the show and an evening out with their companions.

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06/23/2016
Posted by LeilaScoggins1
Madison Main Street’s summer series, Oh, Those Summer Nights! continued Thursday June, 16 with a showing of the original 1984 version of “Footloose.” The event began shortly after 8:30 p.m. and was... + continue reading

Matthew and Wallace Frick enjoy a picnic style dinner before the showing of the original “Footloose.” 

,

Volunteer Ben McMichael serves popcorn to the anticipatory guests. 

,

Humans weren’t the only ones in attendance at the Oh, Those Summer Nights! movie, dogs like Happy came out to enjoy the show and an evening out with their companions.

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The Darnell Boys take the stage to perform blues, country and soul classics.

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Austin Darnell, on vocals, brings down the house Friday night. 

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County Dwellers opened Friday’s show with popular bluegrass covers.

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