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Trojan Field work progressing

Crews have installed the hash marks and the yard line numbers at Trojan Field.At noon Friday, the color LC logo was being installed at midfield and artwork in the end zones was being added.When the…

Two injured in crash

An unidentified female employee of Walgreens was seriously injured Feb. 19 when she pulled out in front of another vehicle at the high-dangerous intersection of highways 18 & 341 in Barnesville at about 2:45 p.m.The…

Wal-mart in Thomaston still selling rifles and shotguns

When dealing with large companies it is often easy to get multiple messages. However, the message was made clear this past week after the article Rise in crime, fear of ban cause surge in carrying…

NAACP to fete its 100th year

The NAACP will celebrate its 100th anniversary at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, at the civic center. Its special recruitment drive will end that day. Lt. Leslie Baines Holmes of the sheriff’s office patrol division…

Prospects aplenty in China but no IDA money to court them

Barnesville-Lamar County is hot in China right now ‘“ particularly in the town of Yueqing, the hometown of General Protecht president Wusheng Chen.The mayor of Yueqing (pronounced Vaching) and Chen have invited local officials to…

Beef, Broccoli, Mushroom Stir Fry

The main ingredients of this stir fry are all on sale this week at your favorite, local grocery store. See the ad in this week’s newspaper and on the web for other foods to complete…

Perdue: Stimulus $ to halt second property tax bills

Lamar County property owners may dodge a feared second ad valorem tax bill that has loomed on the horizon for months, according to Governor Sonny Perdue.Perdue announced Tuesday that federal ‘stimulus’ money provided enough breathing…

Life or Meth: Devastating drug readily available in Lamar Co.

Methamphetamine.It ruins lives. It destroys marriages. It creates a vast amount of criminal activity ‘“ including murder.Part 1 of a multi-part series.Meth is thought to be the primary factor in the Jan. 30 shooting death…

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