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Stories in the August 14, 2013 Issue
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Front Page
Murder trial starts in Marion County
(Couple allegedly lured young man to live with them and killed him for insurance money)
Schley County Turns Back Time
Chattahoochee Co. officials keep same tax rate for 5th year
Schley County officials keep close to same tax rate
Officer aims to keep Marion schools safe
Schley group invites public to Clean Up

Page 2
Marion County High School senior A.J. Wells named All American
Watson-Tante Funeral Home’s Wilson is licensed funeral director
Marion, Schley players make Preseason All-State Team
Hamburger Steak Dinner set in Oakland
Doyle VFD plans BBQ Sale

Page 3
Obituary: James Weldon Smith
Crook, Fuller plan to wed September 7th at High Pine
Oakland VFD helps deliver food to needy
SCES assistant principal has seen many changes through the years
Stewart County senior attends Boys State event
Webster School offers physicals for only $10
CCHS to host Open House
Stewart Co. parents asked to help develop Flexible Learning Plan
Marion County Jail Log

Page 4
A dog is a good medicine
Great Minds on Government
Letters to the Editor
‘No Tears’ needs help to be able to help more local families
Article on feral hogs reminded us of our own problem years ago
Sin: The Transgression of God’s Law

Page 5
Westville reaches agreement to move to Columbus
Marion County High places 2nd in Silver Bracket of Jordan Invitational
Montesorri Joy Learning Center to open in Reynolds this fall

Page 6
Schley County community invited to Meet the Wildcats at SCHS
Friday Night Lights 5K/Fun Run is this Friday at Marion Co. High
Parent News from Stewart County Schools
Schley Public Library wraps up Reading Club with big celebration
News from LK Moss Elementary
Chattahoochee schools plan Title I Annual I Parent Meetings
AA has weekly meetings in Ellaville

Page 7
Church News

Page 8
Practical Nursing graduates recognized at SGTC
Schley County mother/daughter team opens C.J.s inside The Maze
Businesses must get ready to deal with effects of new healthcare law
Montessori children create new milestones
Webster County Schools begin Sept. 3rd

Page 9
Ellaville officials attend MEAG Power Annual Meeting
Marion FFA officers attend Chapter Officer Leadership Training Conference
Phoebe Sumter welcomes Dr. Collier as new general surgeon for hospital
Fraudulent Invoices on the Rise
Gas prices still well over $3, but also are down 12¢ from last year
Florence Marina announces plans for Labor Day on the Lake
GED classes offered in Preston

Page 10
River Valley Region Citizen Review Panel meets to discuss area transportation projects
Local libraries remind public of services
Follow MCMHS on Twitter

Page 11
Stewart Co. Elementary welcomes parents to Open House
Pasaquan to offer day of yoga and meditation
Punt, Pass, & Kick event to be held in Buena Vista
Back-To-School Event to be held in Preston
Limited spots available for Stewart County Elementary Pre-K program
Stewart County Schools to conduct Substitute Teacher Training
North Face Endurance Challenge set at F.D. Roosevelt State park

Page 12
Legal Notices

Page 13
Legal Notices
Stewart County Kindergartners welcomed to school and the Voyager Tree House
South Georgia Technical College provides great opportunities to Rev Up careers
Teens delaying getting driver licenses
SGTC’s Stone attends Chiefs of Police Training Conference
Regional Valley Council Meetings

Page 14
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Crossword Puzzle
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Rural Life Photo Contest is nearing deadline
SLCCG wants to recognize important area companies
Got questions on preserving produce?
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency again offering area services

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