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American Legion post celebrates 95th birthday

The Martin-Moore Post of the American Legion will celebrate its 91st birthday with a covered dish luncheon Wednesday, March 10 at the Women’s Clubhouse.The post was formed in 1919.Legion and auxiliary members will honor the…

Milner city council meeting postponed

The City of Milner has postponed its council meeting set for Wednesday, March 10 to Thursday, March 18 at 10 a.m.The first reading on the annexation of the Randolph Vaughn property will be held at…

Heated election season looms

Candidates have already begun jockeying for position as a heated 2010 election season looms.There are six county posts up for grabs.According to elections supervisor Anita Reid, the general primary is July 20. Candidate qualifying runs…

Community award winners named

Barnesville-Lamar County honored multiple award winners at the annual chamber of commerce awards night banquet at the civic center.The winners are:Citizen(s) of the Year: Karen and Hayward CoxBusinessperson(s) of the Year: Freida and Bill HamVolunteer…

Community awards banquet is tonight

Barnesville-Lamar County will honor its top achievers Thursday night at the 27th annual Chamber of Commerce awards banquet.The event is set for 7 p.m. at the Barnesville Civic Center.Multiple awards are given at the banquet…

Budget ax means big cuts at Gordon

The state legislature’s demand that the University System of Georgia cut its FY2011 budget by $200-$300 million will mean devastating cuts at Gordon College, one official says.”We’ve been in emergency meetings all day. We have…

To Afghanistan with love

St. George’s Episcopal School’s four year old class had an extraordinary day Feb. 17.After morning chapel service, fathers and grandfathers gathered with their children to have ‘Donuts with Dad.’ The class had been studying the…

Greenco president apologizes for odors

Greenco Environmental president Tim Lesko apologized profusely for odors emanating from his company’s composting operation on Roger Brown Drive at a public hearing held Monday night at the Barnesville Civic Center.Lesko was on hand with…

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