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State dismisses election complaint made by former sheriff, deputy
(Note: There is a correction in the Feb. 19 issue concerning the story mentioned above,
as the complaint is still active)

Chatt. Co. Commission names road, makes appointments
Sawyer hired as Schley County Administrator
Stewart and Webster volunteers begin fundraising for Relay
Funds begin to roll in from 1% transportation sales tax
Local governments make plans for how to spend additional revenue
Large group gathers to talk, pray at Marion Men's Prayer Breakfast

Page 2
5th Annual Prince & Princess Ball held at Marion County High School
Wells earns spot on another All-American Football Team
Oakland Fire & Rescue gets news of a better ISO rating

Page 3
Obituaries: Minter, Toomey, Ryan, Williamson, Hagan
Get your child signed up for 'Rec Ball' in Marion County
Lumpkin ZETAs award four scholarships
Marion County Jail Log
Snider named to President's list at Mercer University
The Journal and Booster Club are selling T-shirts featuring newspaper's front page
Correction: GHSA rule regarding awards for players (rings)
MCHS selling state champion ball caps

Page 4
February honors Washington and Lincoln
What comes after that kiss?
Letters to the Editor
Now that complaint has been dismisses, let's take a deep breath and move forward
Thanks to BV residents for helping thousands of suffering children worldwide
The Bible and Spiritualism
Sandwhich Tip: Keep it simple and fast

Page 5
Your Vote in the US House: Sanford Bishop's recent votes
Geology Day Hike to tell the story of Lumpkin's Providence Canyon
Plans begin for Springtime Ellaville festival
RH&I Alumni to sponsor Annual Black History Program
Chattco now registering Youth Soccer and Track Teams
Financial Workshop planned in Buena Vista
Doyle VFD plans BBQ Sale
Zetas attend MIP Workshop

Page 6
Richland American Legion Post holds Constitutional Speech Contest
Area residents encouraged to participate in 'The Big Read'
Marion/Chatt. Co. Libraries to show Fahrenheit 451
School Food and the Law
Parents of disabled children invited to Transition Fair

Page 7
Local Church News

Page 8
Stewart County Elementary School January Students of the Month
Schley County 4-H'ers attend DPA
Marion County 4-H'ers compete at Jr/Sr DPA
Webster County Honor Roll
Ft. Valley to host Seniors Housing Conference

Page 9
MCHS hosts Region 6 Leadership Conference
Chattco FBLA qualifies for State FBLA Competition
Webster 4-H'er places 1st in state at 4-H Competition
3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday in Cusseta
Recycling service offered in Marion
Alcohol and Drug Addiction help in Ellaville

Page 10
Schley County Elementary 2nd Nine Weeks Awards (with photos)
GED classes are offered by SGTC in Ellaville

Page 11
Ellaville/Schleyh County Historic Society plans special night
Southwest Georgia Farm Credit offering scholarship
Stewart Co. District hosts Spelling Bee
Developing Fractional Skills at LK Moss Elementary School
Schley Co. Elementary Perfect Attendance

Page 12
Legal Notices

Page 13
Classified Ads
Crossword Puzzle
Marion Co. Public Library Upcoming Events
80's Combined Reunion planned for TCHS grads

Page 14
Buena Vista Off-Road Odyssey is a hit with runners
(Event continues to grow in popularity, drawing out-of-town
runners and gaining traction with sponosors)
Race Photos Slideshow With Music
Race Photos simple gallery

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