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Stories in the August 21, 2013 Issue
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Front Page
Guilty of Murder
(Marion County man sentenced to life in prison for murder of lover he had insurance policy on)
Schley County to build two new fire stations
Stewart County officials to set tax rates next week
Webster County superintendent recommends no tax increase
Marion County BOE to avoid tax rate hike for third year in a row
Ellaville City Council hires street superintendent, votes to make deadend on street
City of Buena Vista plans to lower property tax rate
Marion Co. Commission plans to keep virtually same property tax rates

Page 2
1st Friday Night Lights 5K is a hit in Marion County
(Over 120 runners/walkers compete and raise money for football team)

Page 3
Obituaries: Fountain, McAllister, Weaver, Senn, Renfroe
Marion County man turns 103-years-old
Burglary, auto theft arrests made in Marion
Marion and Chattco to host football scrimmages
Webster Commission plans on keeping same millage rate
Webster County Schools begin Sept. 3rd

Page 4
A life I once knew was over
We all have pieces to the puzzle of life
Human nature is on newspaper’s side
Letters to the Editor
Westville’s proposed move to Columbus is not done deal, board may see the light
More thoughts on Old Covenant and New Covenant

Page 5
Former Negro Leagues player/manager receives more recognition
Schley County's Orton begins service as Area FFA Officer
Lumpkin to host Night Out this Friday, August 23rd
Marion Chamber of Commerce invites public to meeting

Page 6
Rosa Thompson Day to be observed in Ellaville
Marion County Jail Log
Schley Co. Historic Society selling tickets for quilt
Schley High softball team opens season with tough loss
Southland Academy welcomes new staff
Schley group invites public to Clean Up in Ellaville
Unemployment up to 8.8 percent
Chattahoochee schools plan Title I Annual I Parent Meetings
Alcholics Anonymous meets in Ellaville

Page 7
Church News

Page 8
Got Worms? Spider Web Masses?
Parent News from Stewart County Schools
Marion County Sheriffs Office warns citizens of phone scams
Mercer School of Medicine students visit new Phoebe Sumter
LK Moss News
Chattahoochee Rec. Department has something for everyone

Page 9
Pasaquan Museum to be open to public on Sept. 7th
What is that grey stuff killing my tree? What can I do?
Talent Audition in Buena Vista
New program promotes family fitness in Schley
Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes

Page 10
Lumpkin Fair to add Chili Cook Off and Yard Sale
Schley County community invited to Meet the Wildcats at SCHS
Alcoholics Anonymous chapter announces Cusseta meetings

Page 11
LK Moss students get lesson from visiting Science Teacher
Hundreds attend Phoebe Sumter’s 2nd Annual Children’s Health Conference
Seeking all former Governor’s Honors participants
Got questions on preserving produce?
Marion County residents may sign up to receive emergency messages
Schley Library new policy for use of conference room
Chattahoochee County Head Start is accepting applications

Page 12
Legal Notices

Page 13
Legal Notices
Friday Night Lights 5K (continued)

Page 14
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Crossword Puzzle
Unsure about poison ivy? Schley Extension can help
Brain Injury Support Group meets monthly

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