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Sheriff’s news release on Gordon bomb threat

Press ReleaseAugust 16,2009 10:55 pmLAMAR COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE On August 16 at 5:35 PM a call was received in Lamar County E911 that threatened a bomb on the Gordon College Campus. The caller provided no…

Accident victim Hayes has died

Paul Hayes of 431 Crawford Rd. passed away this afternoon at 1:50pm.Following an accident at the intersection of highways 341 and 18 in Barnesville Hayes was taken to Spalding with a broken back, collapsed lungs…

A soulful celebration

Newton Collier, the second winner of the Georgia Music Legend Award at the BBQ & Blues Fest here, will be honored with a benefit birthday bash tomorrow, August 15.The event is set for 6 p.m.…

Funeral services set for Marty Jackson

Funeral arrangements have been finalized for Barnesville police officer Marty Jackson, 37, who died August 12.Visitation is set for Friday, August 14 from 6-8 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at…

Barnesville police officer dies

Barnesville police officer Marty Jackson died this morning after a brief illness.Jackson was taken to an area hospital with high blood pressure and subsequently died – apparently of natural causes.

Alleged killers Clark, Yost face grand jury next month

The cases against alleged killers Jennifer Clark and Kenneth Michael Yost will go before the Lamar County grand jury in September.The pair is charged with murder for allegedly beating Clark’s ex-husband Donald Clark to death…

Man miraculously revived after 341/18 crash

Two people were critically injured in a late morning crash today at the deadly intersection of highways 341 and 18 in Barnesville.The accident occurred when a 1997 Buick LeSabre, driven by Mildred Smith of a…

Weaver memorial ceremony is today

Ceremonies will be held this morning to rename a stretch of Highway 36 East in Lamar County in honor of MSG Davey N. Weaver who was killed in action in Afghanistan on May 18, 2008.MSG.…

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