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Barnesville ward two voters go to the polls

Voters in Barnesville’s Ward 2 go to the polls Tuesday to choose between two candidates to fill the unexpired term of former city council member Annie Mae Harris who resigned last summer.Seeking the seat are…

Paper & Clay exhibit ongoing

The Paper & Clay exhibit, hosted by Lamar Arts, continues its run at the Barnesville Depot Gallery.The show features the work of 14 local artists.Opening receptions for the show were held this weekend and drew…

B’ville’s recycle(d) center opens

Since 1984 Barnesville has been offering curbside recycling in city limits.Folks who live in the county must still do their own sorting and drop off. This will no longer be a huge issue as Barnesville…

Magistrate Richard Stokes is dead

Lamar County Magistrate Judge Richard B. Stokes passed away this morning. Stokes was 58 years old. EMS arrived at Stokes’ Spencer Street home around 4:30am and immediately transported him to Spalding Regional Medical Center.He was…

Grove Street auto graveyard claims a couple more

Just after lunch hour the now infamous corner of Grove Street and GA-7 played witness to another car accident.Traveling south on GA-7 a blue Chevy Lumina T-boned a late model silver Hyundai Santa Fe SUV.…

Ugandan Thunder rescheduled

According to Pastor Ian Bowers, the Ugandan Thunder concert scheduled at Calvary Baptist Church for March 11 is being rescheduled.Although few details are known it appears as if the boys had a problem with visas…

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…

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