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Ricky Allen Dubose, 24, of Madison County, and Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, or Lewisburg, Tenn., each were indicted separately on two counts of murder, two counts of felony murder, one count of escape and one count of hijacking a motor vehicle.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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 Lynn Hobbslynn@msgr.comThe two inmates who escaped a Georgia Department of Corrections bus traveling through Putnam County after reportedly overpowering and killing the two GDOC officers on... + continue reading

Greene County's Good Samaritan Hospital is one of several local hospital that qualify for the program, including Morgan Memorial Hopsital as well. 

Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Time is running out for Georgia taxpayers to receive a 90 percent state tax credit for contributing to St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital, Morgan Memorial Hospital and other designated rural... + continue reading
Thursday, September 21, 2017
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The City of Madison is asking the community to rally around Lucille Simmons who had a tree fall on her home and car during the tropical storm. Mayor Fred Perriman, left, said Simmons (standing next... + continue reading
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A long-time member of the Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) family, Board of Governors founding member James Brooks, age 80, has passed away. Mr. Brooks joined the LOA Board of Governors in 2007. He was an... + continue reading

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A Greensboro man has been charged with murder and vehicular homicide in the death of 19-year-old Dominique Shantay Butler, according to the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.Butler was a passenger in a... + continue reading

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09/21/2017
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  Mayor Fred Perriman has been involved with city government in Madison for almost 34 years, and he would like to serve as mayor for four more.Perriman served on the Madision City Council for 30 years, joining the city’s governing body in 1983.“I decided to run again because there are a few projects I would like to see completed,”... + continue reading
09/21/2017
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Dave Browndave@lakeoconeenews.usAt the end of Tuesday evening's meeting of the Greene County Board ofCommissioners, the collective heart and soul of county governmentworkers was applauded by board chairman Gary Usry for their hard workand diligence cleaning up from last week's tropical storm remnants ofHurricane Irma."I want to give a big thank... + continue reading

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09/21/2017
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T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us The mood was one of celebration at the future site of the new Morgan Memorial Hospital Tuesday morning as Hospital Authority members held a ceremonial groundbreaking. The hospital’s CEO Ralph Castillo introduced several local and state officials who have been involved in the process, including former... + continue reading

NGA senior quarterback Ash Gabriel tries to fight off a Crisp defender while running forward.

09/21/2017
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The Patriots received the opening kickoff and had to punt after three plays. The Wildcats started their drive on their 18-yard line. And on the second play of the drive, the Wildcats were able to score on a long pass. The two-point conversion was good and the Wildcats led 8-0. On the following kickoff, the Patriots fumbled the return on their own... + continue reading

Morgan senior tailback Rambo Rambus rumbles ahead for a big gain last Friday night against Putnam County.

09/21/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us If there were any fears of the Morgan football team losing two games in a row after starting 2-0, they were quelled early in last Friday’s 41-6 win over Putnam County.Morgan (3-1) defeated the War Eagles (3-1) in a game that was largely decided before halftime. The Bulldogs jumped out to a 13-0 lead... + continue reading

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09/21/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Georgia Bulldogs scored their most points in the Kirby Smart era last Saturday against Samford in a 42-14 victory.Georgia (3-0) was once again led... + continue reading

Morgan senior tailback Rambo Rambus rumbles ahead for a big gain last Friday night against Putnam County.

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NGA senior quarterback Ash Gabriel tries to fight off a Crisp defender while running forward.

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09/21/2017
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  Mr. Smith, Mr. Smith, haven’t I told you to take the pith and marrow and substance out of all the articles passing beneath your scrawl?D.H. Lawrence, from his poem “The Great Newspaper... + continue reading
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Morgan junior drummer Nick Lewan (left) and Bulldogs senior Brandon Smith (right) play Lewan’s drum together during a postgame celebration following Morgan football’s 41-6 win last Friday over Putnam.

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09/21/2017
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The City of Madison is asking the community to rally around Lucille Simmons who had a tree fall on her home and car during the tropical storm. Mayor Fred Perriman, left, said Simmons (standing next... + continue reading

BankSouth CEO Harold Reynolds and his wife Lesley watch the eclipse.

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