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Kiwanis reverse raffle is tonight

The Kiwanis Club’s reverse raffle event is scheduled for tonight (Friday) at the Barnesville Civic Center.Ticket purchasers will have the opportunity to win a tricked-out golf cart or $5000 in cash.UPDATE: The winner was Pat…

Historic Antioch Baptist Church devastated by fire

The historic Antioch Baptist on Yatesville Road, pastored by Dr. Jeffery Morgan, was heavily damaged Wednesday by fire. (interview video after jump)The fire was still not under control at 4 p.m. as church members, firefighters…

One seriously injured in four-lane crash; victim identified

One man was seriously injured in a traffic accident this morning at the ever-dangerous intersection of Highway 41 north and the Highway 36 bypass. A gray, four-door sedan hit a guardrail which nearly ripped its…

Three from 48th Brigade killed in Afghanistan

Three Georgia National Guardsmen from the 48th Brigade have been reported KIA in Afghanistan.Those killed were from the 1st Batallion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team.They were…

Assessors begin revaluations

Assessors plan to hit the streets to begin revaluations in north Lamar County Monday, but the brand new House Bill 304 means they must give prior notice first.”We can’t go to the door and knock.…

Meth Summit anything but a bust

Many have wondered. Is it an epidemic? Is it a widespread and growing societal problem. The answer became abundantly clear when Jim Langford, executive director of the Georgia Meth Project, asked the audience before him…

AG keynotes meth summit Tuesday

The Lamar County sheriff’s office is spearheading a multi-agency effort to present a methamphetamine summit here June 2.The event will be held at the Lamar County Middle School gym beginning at 8:30 a.m.’This summit represents…

Class of ’09 takes its place in history

The Lamar County Comprehensive High School Class of 2009 took its place in history May 29 as the first to march to ‘Pomp & Circumstance’ on Trojan Field at Lamar County Stadium.it was an evening…

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