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COVID monitor updates will end April 26

With COVID no longer a significant health threat here in Barnesville-Lamar County, The Herald Gazette will suspend updating the COVID -19 Monitor on April 26. Newspaper staffers have updated the statistics for Lamar and…

Watch for color run congestion Saturday morning

Gordon State College will host a color run Saturday morning and traffic in and around the campus may be congested for a time.

The run begins at 9 a.m. at the campus athletic complex and goes up Houston Street to Thomaston Street and then onto Spencer Street. The 5K route continues on Memorial Drive and Hihglander Way then around the campus walking trail.

Beware of traffic and pedestrian congestion in the area. For more information, call 678.359.5259.

Man lifeflighted after flipping ATV

A man was lifeflighted to Macon Wednesday morning after flipping a side by side ATV in a driveway on Cherokee Drive in Barnesville. The victim had to be extricated.

Due to the weight of the patient, the chopper flew over town for a time burning off fuel to reach a takeoff weight.

The landing zone was established at the Gordon parking lot off College Drive.

More to follow…

Sweet 16 starts today; Lady Trojans win, advance

The #8 Lady Trojans (12-3-1) host the Dublin Fighting Irish today in the Sweet 16 round of the GHSA state soccer playoffs. LC defeated Metter 9-0 in round one.

Dublin comes in at 11-5 and unranked. They defeated Irwin County 6-1 in round one.

First touch is at 5:30 p.m. at Trojan Field. Check back often for scoring updates.

Scoring update:

FINAL : LC 8 Dublin 0

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