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FRONT PAGE
Marion Co. employees may be getting pay raises
Schley Co. denies increase for E911
Chattahoochee officials vote on water, road projects; cut rec. program
Marion Co. getting a new grocery store
Webster County hosts Family Day
Stewart BOE approves reimbursement, creates positions
Marion Commission tells residents county can't work on Sunnyside Drive
Webster officials agree to try and lower taxes and discuss roads

Page 2A
Large Crowd celebrates opening of Chatt. Fall Line WMA
While more hunters will be visiting area, fewer property tax dollars will be collected
Old Glory now waves proudly at Ellaville Piggly Wiggly
Public invited to Schley Co. Historical Society Auction

Page 3A
Obituaries: Carswell, Thomas, Moore
Chattahoochee Co. High informs public of stadium issues
Public invited to Benefit Auction in Buena Vista
Webster Co. teachers receive special training
GED classes offered in Preston

Page 4A
A Summer of Heartbreak
The Prince of Middle Mountain
Shoofly Pie Celebration Weekend

Page 5A
Pine Mountain Soil & Water Conservation District celebrates 75th Anniversary
Oakland Fire & Rescue has bookcases for sale (top quality, from a donor)
LK Moss Elementary School News
New LK Moss School Council is organized

Page 6A
Four new faculty members join Southland Academy family
How to spot poison plants and what to do when it's too late
More than 250 attend Phoebe Sumter Children's Health Conference
MCMHS Council to hold first meeting of the school year
Recycling service offered in Buena Vista

Page 7A
Local Church News

Page 8A
Legal Notices

Page 9A
Legal Notices
Felix finds a home at Perry Wellness Center
Southland Academy welcomes newcomers with Ice Cream Social

Page 10A
Webster County Schools to host Open House on August 28
Public invited to Zumba Party
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site receives Ticket to Ride Grant
Wi-Fi offered at Marion Co. Public Library
Oakland VFD selling 911 address signs

Page 11A
Marion Co. Young Farmers invite public to monthly meeting
Marion Co. Retired Educators Association has big 1st meeting of school year
Eagle Stadium - Home of Champions
Writing Lab at MCMHS begins with Self-Reflection
Free GED classes offered in Cusseta

Page 12A
Public invited to review area transportation projects
MCHS Scholars Academy members dive into learning
Stewart County seniors have fun with poetry
Southland Raiderettes attend UDA Dance Camp

Page 1A
Defending state champion Eagles get the best of Class AAAA Panthers
Marion High softball team opens season with 3 wins
Schley Wildcats give new football coach nice debut with scrimmage win
Chattco Panthers down Straford in scrimmage
SCHS softball team loses opener, but expects many wins

Page 2A
Marion County High School 2014 Football Team Spotlight
(Eagles look for another great year as defending State Champs)
Online Extra: Video interview with Head Coach Mike Swaney
Online Extra: Photo gallery from Scrimmage against Americus-Sumter Co.

Page 3A
Schley County High School 2014 Softball Team Spotlight
(Lady Cats have impressive combination of talent, experience, chemistry)

Page 4A
Marion County High School 2014 Softball Team Spotlight
(Young Eagle squad looks to gain experience and wins with new coach)
Online Extra: Photos from Game against Carver

Page 5A
Stewart County High Royal Knights scrimmage with Westover
(MCHS Football stories continued from Page 1A)

Page 6A
Tensho Legends Action Adventure Cartoon, No. 9
Crossword Puzzle
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