MILLEDGEVILLE — Local administrative professionals gathered at the Milledgeville Country Club Wednesday for a luncheon held in their honor. The annual Administrative Professionals Day Luncheon featured a silent auction with proceeds benefiting Communities in Schools of Milledgeville-Baldwin County. Guest speaker for this year’s luncheon was author and columnist Ronda Rich, who delighted the audience with stories on Southern life and perseverance. ‘Sometimes to win all you have to do is don’t give up,’ she told the audience. Following the luncheon Rich also signed copies of her books. To view more photos see on online gallery by clicking on the link below.
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Baldwin receiving federal funds for ice storm damage
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced Thursday that federal disaster aid is available to the State of Georgia to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the area affected Feb. 10-14 by the severe winter storm.
Lunchtime accident on N. Columbia
A 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier (pictured) collided with a 2008 Ford Escape in the North Columbia Street area of Advance Auto Parts and Zaxby's shortly after noon Friday.
CVB trolley vandalized
The Milledgeville-Baldwin County Convention & Visitors Bureau trolley is under assault from unknown vandals.
‘Finding Hillywood’ shines a light on the Rwandan film industry
Georgia College presents “Finding Hillywood” with filmmaker Leah Warshawski as part of the South Arts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers in the Arts & Sciences Auditorium Sunday, March 9 at 3 p.m.
Bostick closing first major CSH real estate transaction
The Central State Hospital Local Redevelopment Authority (CSHLRA) announced the sale of the former Bostick State Prison facility closed Thursday.
CorrectHealth LLP, an Atlanta based correctional health care company, will create a continuing geriatric care facility for a large parolee population not currently served by Georgia prisons tabbed for a late 2015 opening.
Georgia's unemployment rate declines to 7.3 percent in January
The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 7.3 percent in January, down one-tenth of a percentage point from 7.4 percent in December. The rate was 8.6 percent in January a year ago.
County residents waiting for better dirt roads
Last summer, Baldwin County leadership reported on the poor condition of several dirt roads used as major thoroughfares and the plans to fix them.
Internationally recognized singer performs at Georgia College
Internationally acclaimed singer Jeanne-Michèle Charbonnet and pianist Debra Ayers will combine their musical talents March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Georgia College's Magnolia Ballroom in the Student Activities Center.
Georgia National Guard adjutant general visits GMC
Maj. Gen. Jim Butterworth, adjutant general of Georgia, will visit Georgia Military College Friday.
BOE incumbent faces opposition
Baldwin County Board of Education District 5 incumbent Wes Cummings will now face a challenger in the nonpartisan race as Ulyesess Green Foston Sr. qualified to run Thursday.
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