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Interest in city election light so far

Candidates Chris Hightower and Ronald Horton will square off next Tuesday in a special election to fill the unexpired term of former Barnesville city council member Annie Mae Harris who resigned last summer.The polling place,…

Spring has sprung (according to the clocks)

This year, U.S. clocks spring forward an hour at 2 a.m. local time on March 8. Implementing Daylight Saving Time, or Summer Time, has always been an uphill battle. Benjamin Franklin first thought of shifting…

Spring forward tonight

Don’t forget to set your clocks forward one hour before retiring tonight for Daylight Savings Time.

Tough choice: beer or energy

Local Jason Byars talks beer with CNN.

Community award winners named

Lamar County’s 2009 citizen superlatives were named tonight at the 26th annual Community Awards Banquet sponsored by the Barnesville-Lamar County Chamber of Commerce.The winners were:Volunteer of the Year: Danny Vaughn.Career Woman of the Year: Missy…

Joblessness continues assault on record book

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the unemployment rate in the McIntosh Trail area rose to a preliminary unadjusted rate of 11.1 percent in January, up 4.5 percentage points over the year…

United Bank third stop on alleged robbery spree

United Bank became the third stop of an apparent serial bank robber this morning when it was robbed by a gun-wielding white male. The suspect allegedly robbed a bank in Dublin Monday and one in…

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