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The Bright House, which provides specialized services to victims who have experienced sexual assault or child abuse, is now open in Renaissance Park at Central State Hospital in Milledgeville.

 

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A 21-year-old Eatonton man who fired a gunshot at a teenager in what authorities say was a drug deal gone bad last year pleaded guilty to charges Monday morning in Putnam County Superior Court. 

 

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The following is information compiled from public records of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration…

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Central Georgia Technical College (CGTC) president Dr. Ivan H. Allen was elected by the College Delegate Assembly (CDA) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) during its annual meeting in December o serve as the vice chair.

 

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An Eatonton man will spend the next two years of his life in prison after he attacked his mother and later fought with law enforcement officers as they tried to arrest him last year.

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They may not wear pink on Wednesdays, but the characters portrayed in Georgia College’s current production really are some mean girls.

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From April 16-18, the University of Georgia Block and Bridle Club will host the 46th Annual Great Southland Stampede Rodeo at the University of Georgia Livestock Instructional Arena in Athens, Ga., an event Sparta native Julianna Johnson played a role in organizing. 

 

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The former owner of Mr. Tax, Etc., a tax preparation business, was sentenced to prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution after admitting he manipulated and falsified client information on filed tax returns, according to Charles “Charlie” Peeler, the United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia. 

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Milledgeville will host a Vatican-sponsored exhibition, The Eucharistic Miracles of the World daily from 1 to 8 p.m until Feb. 21, and from 1 p.m. until around 3 p.m. on Feb. 22, in Aquinas Hall. 

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The Milledgeville Lions Club will hold its annual spaghetti supper from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at Crockett's Family Cafeteria, 1850 N. Columbia St, Milledgeville.  

 

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Traffic cameras equipped to capture the speeds of passing vehicles are coming to multiple public school zones thanks to an agreement between the Baldwin County Board of Education and City of Milledgeville. 

 

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Several documents related to a new Service Delivery Strategy Agreement between Milledgeville City Council and the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners were officially signed by the top two governing officials during a special ceremony Tuesday night at City Hall.

 

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A 35-year-old Milledgeville man who was stopped for a traffic violation Monday morning finds himself sitting in jail after his arrest on drug-related charges, local authorities say.

 

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Officials with the City of Milledgeville Public Works Department have issued an emergency street closure for Ga. Highway 49 West/West Hancock Street from the intersection of U.S. 441 South to North Pickens Street until further notice. 

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Three of the best and brightest students Baldwin County has to offer were honored Thursday by the Milledgeville-Baldwin County Chamber of Commerce and other partner organizations. 

 

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A federal grand jury recently returned a 12-count indictment against eight defendants in a major drug case stretching from Laurens County and several surrounding counties all the way to Arizona.

 

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Area individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities got their night in the spotlight Friday.

 

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The swimming pool at Georgia College will be accessible to the general public from June 1 through Labor Day for the next three years thanks to a new three-year agreement between university officials and the Baldwin County Board of Commissioners.

 

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

Donna Kay Wood, 76, of Milledgeville, passed away on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. A memorial service for Donna will be conducted Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Williams Funeral Home of Milledgeville with the Rev. Mac Enfinger officiating. A native of Toomsboro, she lived in Mill…

James Charles Burnes III, a resident of Lakemont, Ga. was retired from Land Management of Georgia Power Co. Mr. Burnes was born in Macon, Ga. and grew up in Sparta, Ga. Mr. Burnes was an Eagle Scout. He attended Young Harris College and the University of Georgia. He served in the United Stat…

The death of Buford Eugene Tollison, 76, occurred Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. Graveside services will be held Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at 3:30 p.m. at the Cooperville Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Richard Martin officiating. Mr. Tollison was born in Stevens Pottery and lived most of his …

Benjamin Franklin Hodges went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, while in his apartment at Fellowship Home at Meriwether. Services will be held Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, at 2 p.m. at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with the Rev. Craig Portwood officiating. Burial will be for fam…

Mary Jean Goodwyn Beall age 86, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020. Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 14 at Baldwin Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Mrs. Beall was a native and resident of Milledgeville. She and her husband owned and operated Barney's Used Cars and Upholstery, where s…