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Stories in the January 2, 2013 Issue
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Front Page
Neal makes history as Marion County Sheriff
Schley Co. Sheriff's Office nabs Christmas burglars
Mystery of abandoned human ashes is solved
Top Stories of the Year
State closes local bank; community mourns death of bank president
Stewart Co. officials accuse Commission chairman of theft, deception
Marion Co. residents celebrate dedication of new middle/high school

Page 2
Area players make All-State Football Teams
Marion Co. High surges to win over Talbotton
Stewart/Webster Relay Kickoff to be held Jan. 4th
Jacksons bag big 'Christmas Buck'
Gibson, Sanford sworn in as Marion Tax Commissioner, Deputy Clerk
Marion County Jail Log
Oakland Fire & Rescue plans breakfast fundraiser
Low-income residents of Webster Co. may apply for food help

Page 3
Obituaries: Williams, McGarity, Schlaeger
Schley Elementary hosts Donuts for Dads
Marion Co. Public Library plans events for kids and teenagers
Families needed to host exchange students
Free Health Clinic Hours in Buena Vista
Chatt. Co. Board of Health meeting dates
CSU students, orchestra team up for romantic comedy

Page 4
(Opinion Page)
My Predictions for 2013
French actor flees 'welfareship'
How to be a good citizen
All rats re not the same

Page 5
Book Review: Sass & Snark, Squared
Tips for your financial resolutions
Marion Co. FCCLA plans annual Prince & Princess Balls
Top Stories of the Year
Ellaville's Buck J's destroyed by fire
Marion couple dies in fire
Webster Co. candidate causes controversy by running as a pauper
Chattco's Steen wins State Championship

Page 6
Top Stories of the Year
Nature Conservancy buying up land in Marion County
Longtime incumbents lose; voters pass Sunday Alcohol Sales
Schley County High softball team makes Final Four
Preston's Landreth wins State Championship
Stewart election complaints cost taxpayers more than $7,500

Page 7
Church News

Page 8
"Explosive Learning" in Webster County
CSU examining future of athletics, including football
4th graders learn about finances
Top Stories of the Year
Becky's Drugstore opens in Buena Vista
Ellaville City Hall renamed in honor of late Police Chief Mitchell Ellis
Chattahoochee Co. completes two really big school projects

Page 9
Top Stories of the Year
Ellaville woman injured in explosion
MCHS football team makes quarterfinals of state playoffs
Stewart County awarded $495,413 grant
Cusseta celebrates opening of new commercial park
Marion School Board sells old school; Former TCHS to be demolished
Buena Vista awarded $390,000 grant for sewer improvements
New doctor's office opens in Buena Vista
Kemp named head football coach at Schley County High
New Marion County Middle/High turning in 'powerful' savings

Page 10
Legal Notices
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Neal completes 160-hour training prior to taking office as sheriff

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