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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Snow began falling heavily here Sunday morning and continues to fall at this writing. Update: Lamar County schools are closed Monday!Accumulation is expected to be light but, who knows, maybe there will be enough for…

Man arrested after police chase

Law enforcement authorities made one arrest following a high speed chase that ended at the intersection of Thomaston Street and Murphey Avenue in Barnesville Thursday.Quinton Barkley (see image) fled from authorities after they attempted to…

Georgia unemployment rate hits record high

The Georgia Department of Labor (GDOL) reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to a record-high preliminary 8.6 percent in January.This is the highest seasonally adjusted rate recorded in Georgia since 1976,…

Former Johnstonville man in hot water in Louisiana

J. David Matthews built a mansion in Johnstonville then went belly-up, leaving creditors throughout Lamar County and middle Georgia.Now he is involved in what many believe to be a questionable dealings in Louisiana.Read more: http://www.businessreport.com/news/2009/feb/23/field-broken-dreams-rlet1/

Trojan Field work progressing

Crews have installed the hash marks and the yard line numbers at Trojan Field.At noon Friday, the color LC logo was being installed at midfield and artwork in the end zones was being added.When the…

Perdue: Stimulus $ to halt second property tax bills

Lamar County property owners may dodge a feared second ad valorem tax bill that has loomed on the horizon for months, according to Governor Sonny Perdue.Perdue announced Tuesday that federal ‘stimulus’ money provided enough breathing…

Gordon College Theatre to present Actors Showcase – starting TONIGHT

The Gordon College Theatre will present Actors Showcase, featuring six 10-minute plays from Actors Theatre of Louisville. The plays feature Gordon students Alex Friddell, Chris Steele, Benji Pittman, Jessy Whitley, Kathren Weitzel, Kirk Little, Dernolan…

Schools gain accreditation

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has given Lamar County schools districtwide accreditation for the next five years. The board of education got the news at its Feb. 10 meeting.”We are accredited at the…

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