The intersection of Cline Avenue and Pinewood Drive in Milledgeville will be closed to through traffic for the next 14 days. The intersection will open back up as soon as pipe installation is complete.

Thursdalusia! is held at Andalusia starting at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month through September: Sept. 15. The open mic evenings will go until sunset and performers get five minutes. Performances will take place on the Nail House deck.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church Helping Hands Society has confirmed its annual Helping Hands Society Fundraiser to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 at the Georgia College University Banquet Room. A $35 ticket will allow access to bid on a variety of unique items in the silent and live auction, fun games and raffles and delicious food with one free drink ticket. A cash bar will also be available. Tickets are on sale now at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church office in Milledgeville on Jefferson Street from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday or by emailing

Georgia River Network will hold its Lower Oconee Hidden Gem Paddle & Campout Sept. 17-18. For information and to sign up visit

Members of the American Legion Post 523 Milledgeville are accepting donations for care packages for men and women stationed overseas. Items being collected include socks, underwear, fingerless gloves, undershirts, caps, towels, as well as books and magazines, pens and pencils and personal items. Non-perishable food items will also be accepted. For more information call Johnnie Gilbert, senior vice commander, Post 523 Milledgeville, 478-456-6528, Michael Davis, 478-456-4480 or email

Thursday, Sept. 15

10 a.m.-sunset: Andalusia welcomes visitors to see the farm as Flannery O'Connor did and guests will be able to watch the sunset on Thursdays through September.

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Harriet's Closet is open. It is located next to the Cancer Treatment Center at Oconee Regional Medical Center and provides items free of charge to cancer patients and survivors. This nonprofit organization is dedicated to helping cancer patients in the Oconee region. For more information or to volunteer, please call 478-457-2124.

Noon: The Rotary meets at Hopewell Church, 188 Hopewell Church Road.

Noon: The Eatonton Kiwanis Club meets at Putnam County High School, U.S. Highway 441 close to the entrance to Rock Eagle. The luncheon meeting is held in the school's Main Street Cafe.

12:30 p.m.: Eatonton Duplicate Bridge Club, an official member of the American Contract Bridge League, is now meeting at the Parkside Main 8 Theater, 1050 Parkside Main, Greensboro. For more information contact Betty Roper at 706-467-3079.

2-5 p.m.: Free HIV testing at 900 Barrows Ferry Road. 478-445-5518.

7:30 p.m.: Lake Country Twirlers is a square dance club that meets at the old VFW Club at 799 Monticello Road. Everyone is invited to come by, meet members, enjoy refreshments and see what fun square dancing can be. For more information call 706-468-5090 or visit

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