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Marion Co. gets $500,000 grant to pave road
Longtime Richland resident receives Legacy Award
First of several benefits held for Schley Co. cancer patient
Chattahoochee Co. officials hire company to work on water towers
Another auto theft case in Marion County
No. 8 ranked Marion survives scare against Schley Co. High
It is Fair Season in Webster and Stewart Counties
Candidates may submit election platforms to be printed in newspaper

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Magnolia Manor of Marion County hosts Annual Harvest Festival
Rodriguez wins ribbons for designs at Georgia National Fair
Schley, Marion Co. High Bands excite crowds at halftime

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Obituaries: Thaddeus Stephens, Bobby Foster
Rainbow Garden Club places Fall Arrangements around Ellaville
Marion County Jail Log
Local ministry to host School Supply Give-Away
Chili Cook-Off is Saturday in Marion County
Robinson is Stewart Elementary School Teacher of the Year
Chattco to kick off Homecoming Week with Bonfire Celebration
Free Photo Shoot coming soon for kids
Stewart Co. High Class of 1972 plans reunion

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Understanding the dynamics in our communities
A Morning Chat with a Turtle
Letters to the Editor
Does Marion Co. really need 2 Recreation Departments and directors?
Schley Benefit Auction was a great success
Nothing between my soul and God

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Croxton speaks at Schley Co. Family Connection meeting
LK Moss 3rd graders enjoy visit from Olympic Marksman
Webster 4th graders learn to identify homophones

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Public invited to Meet Your Vets event in Richland
Turkey Shoot planned in Cusseta
LK Moss 4th Graders plan big program to honor local veterans
MCHS Baseball Team and FFA to host Ping Pong Tournament
Schley County High softball team improves to 20-5
Hopewell Methodist to host Second Annual 5K Benefit Run/Walk
October 6-12 is National 4-H Week
Webster students read over a million words within a month

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Church News

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Local artist paints mural for Schley County Elementary
Buena Vista hosts Crawford and Stewart in Youth Football
Webster County 4-H to host Fall Carnival
Webster Co. School receives best Bus Inspection in years
BV Insurance Agency reminds locals about Fire Prevention Week

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Marion County High announces Homecoming Court
BV Recreation Department announces Punt, Pass, and Kick winners
Public invited to State of the County meeting in Buena Vista
Healing Hands Clinic to be closed Oct. 12
AJC Top 10 Football Poll

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Ameris Bank sponors Marion/Schley Football Game
Stewart County High hosts second Parents Knight event
Ms. Dawn has Flying High Circus program
LK Moss Pre-K Class performs play

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Webster Co. High holds Class Ring Ceremony
Ellaville resident nominated for SGTC Student of Excellence Award
Local public libraries offer free streaming movies
Ameris Bank announces Food Drive
MCHS business class enjoys visit from PNC Bank Manager

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Legal Notices
New Sex Offender registers as Marion Co. resident

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Stewart County Students of the Month
Chattco Youth Teams host Peach County
CCHS Panthers fall to Heard County
Chattco Elementary hosts Pep Rally

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Marion Co. High students travel to GSW to explore career options
12th Annual Car Show to be held in Buena Vista
Artists for Pasaquan Weekend is Nov. 2-3