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Tax commissioner’s office to open late Jan. 17

The Lamar County Tax Commissioners Office will be closed on Monday, January 16, 2023 in observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday. The office will reopen Tuesday after a morning training session at 10 a.m.

Lamar schools closed Friday

Due to Thursday’s storms, Lamar County Schools will be closed Friday.

From school superintendent Jute Wilson:

In light of the damage from severe weather incidents in the area, Lamar County Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday, January 13, 2023 for all students and staff. With MLK holiday Monday, we will return to our normal schedule Tuesday. Please be in prayer for those impacted by the storm and stay safe.

Victim lifeflighted after ATV crash

A male victim was lifeflighted to a Macon trauma center after an ATV crash along Hwy. 18 West here Saturday afternoon. The crash happened just before 3 p.m..

The victim was operating a four-wheeler along the right-of-way when he hit a culvert and the ATV flipped several times. According to radio traffic, the victim had an arterial bleed and first responders rushed to the scene.

The victim was stabilized and flown to Atrium Health in Macon.

The crash happened at the entrance to the Honeywood Farms retail operation.

More to follow…

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