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Area school officials ask locals to call state reps about school funding
('Austerity Cuts' continue to hit Marion, Chattahoochee, Schley,
Stewart, and Webster County School Systems hard every year)
Unique Etiquette Class returns for youth in Ellaville
The ROC gets grant from Flint Energies Foundation
Organizing meeting set for Stewart-Webster Relay for Life
Buena Vista Mayor Pro Tem receives certificate at Mayors Day Conference

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The Journal taking orders for 'State Champs' front page T-Shirt
Southwest Georgia Enjoys a Rare Snow Day
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Obituaries: Alridge, Usry, Rem
Birth: Addyson Pearl Wells
Inspired by grandmother, 39-year-old Ellaville man earns his GED
Doyle VFD plans BBQ Sale
Chattco now registering for Youth Soccer and Track teams
Wilkey makes Georgia Southern Dean's List

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At least it's not snowing
Creation declares the glory of God
Cozier and saner is better than massive and wasteful
Letter to the Editor: Thoughts on types of baptism

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Schley, Webster farmers receive Conservationist of the Year Awards
Safety, survival-minded seniors in Webster County
Marion Co. starts registration for youth baseball and softball
Marion Co. Public Library Events

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LK Moss students 'make' $10,504 in the stock market
Stewart Co. 8th graders recognized during middle school 'Senior Day'
Webster students strive to meet lofty reading goals
Local insurance agent urges families to maintain smoke detectors
LK Moss students study branches of government
GED classes are offered in Ellaville

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Local Church News

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Marion County Jail Log
Upcoming events at the American Legion Hall in Richland
Healing Hands in BV to the open Saturday
Stewart Middle/High School Academic Awards
LK Moss Pre-K students celebrate 100 days of school
Stewart middle schoolers attend Youth Summit
Webster students use Playdoh to work on prewriting skills
Local libraries offer many online classes

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Flint River League Youth Basketball: Buena Vista hosts Stewart Co. teams
Marion County High Lady Eagles stay hot with 2 more big wins
MCHS boys improve to 10-8 with blowout wins over region foes
Schley County High teams fall to Brookstone and Marion County
Chattco Lady Panthers beat Temple and fall to Spencer
Webster Co. High girls edge Stewart, ball to Quitman in overtime
Mixed results for the Bobcats
Chattco Little League is conducting registration
Need help planning your garden? Here's your answer
GED classes are offered in Preston
Alcohol and Drug Addiction help is offered in Ellaville

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Chattahochee Co. Education Center Academic Awards
Free GED classes are offered in Buena Vista
Astronomy Night set for February 8

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Legal Notices
Public invited to Buena Vista Off-Road Odyssey 5K & 10K this Saturday
Webster students learn differences of fact and opinion
Parent Support Group to meet in Buena Vista
Schley Co. BOE plans work session

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80s Megan Reunion planned for Tri-County High grads
Many Marion Co. families are eligible for free tax prep help
Prince & Princess Balls for grades 3-6 are this weekend in Marion Co.
3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off is coming to Cusseta
Parents of disabled children invited to Transition Fair
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