Greene County senior forward Russell Milton lays up a shot during Saturday’s win over Putnam County. 

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Thursday, December 14, 2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Last Saturday’s Greene County-Putnam County boys basketball game was a mostly mundane affair until the final minute of the third quarter.The Tigers’... + continue reading

Megan Hunt sails toward the paint after stealing the ball on the other end of the floor. Hunt’s 6 points in the fourth quarter were crucial to NGA’s win over the Lady Lancers. 

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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us It took a little while, but the Nathanael Greene Academy girls basketball team notched its first two victories last week.The Lady Patriots (2-4) opened... + continue reading

Lady Titans freshman Destiny McClendon goes up and makes a layup against the Lady Irish after stealing the ball.  

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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Lake Oconee Academy girls basketball team recorded its third and final win during the 2016-17 season on Jan. 21. This season, the Lady Titans got... + continue reading
Thursday, December 7, 2017
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As expected, burglaries and thefts appear to be on the rise again as the holidays approach.A Rutledge man returned to his residence on Friday, Dec. 1 to find that it had burglarized.According to an... + continue reading
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T. MICHAEL STONEmichael@lakeoconeenews.us An Augusta man has been charged with trafficking in cocaine after Greene County deputies found what appeared to be nearly a pound of it in his pants.... + continue reading

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12/07/2017
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 By Dave Browndave@msgr.com It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the hard-working municipal employees in Greensboro.The Greensboro City Council unanimously approved Monday at its December meeting the closing of local offices starting at noon on Friday, Dec. 22, as well as giving well-deserving city workers the day off Tuesday... + continue reading
12/07/2017
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 By Dave Browndave@msgr.com It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas for the hard-working municipal employees in Greensboro.The Greensboro City Council unanimously approved Monday at its December meeting the closing of local offices starting at noon on Friday, Dec. 22, as well as giving well-deserving city workers the day off Tuesday... + continue reading

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12/07/2017
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  T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us Two people are dead and the shooter is in custody after a tragic series of events in Madison Tuesday afternoon.According to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Justin Slaughter, 22, is accused to killing his mother, Paula Slaughter, 54, and a family friend, Colin Smith, 53, who was doing... + continue reading

Terry Godwin (left), Jeb Blazevich (back) and Javon Wims (right) celebrate together after Godwin caught a touchdown pass during the SEC championship game.

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12/07/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us For the first time in 12 years, the Georgia football team is the champion of the Southeastern Conference.The Bulldogs (12-1) defeated the Auburn Tigers (10-3) to win the title, 28-7. Georgia’s win avenged its only loss of the season, a 40-17 defeat at Auburn on Nov. 11.After the win, Bulldogs head... + continue reading

Greene County sophomore Danahj Wright drives hard to the goal to shoot a layup against the Purple Hurricanes.

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12/07/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Greene County’s girls and boys basketball teams are off to rocky starts in the 2017-18 campaign.The Lady Tigers were 0-3 as of Tuesday. They lost back-to-back games versus Monticello and were defeated by Putnam County.Greene opened the year at the Lady Hurricanes on Nov. 17 and lost, 46-41. The Lady... + continue reading

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Greene County senior forward Russell Milton lays up a shot during Saturday’s win over Putnam County. 

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

12/14/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Last Saturday’s Greene County-Putnam County boys basketball game was a mostly mundane affair until the final minute of the third quarter.The Tigers’... + continue reading

Megan Hunt sails toward the paint after stealing the ball on the other end of the floor. Hunt’s 6 points in the fourth quarter were crucial to NGA’s win over the Lady Lancers. 

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

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Lady Titans freshman Destiny McClendon goes up and makes a layup against the Lady Irish after stealing the ball.  

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Greene County sophomore Danahj Wright drives hard to the goal to shoot a layup against the Purple Hurricanes.

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12/14/2017
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By Justin Hubbard This will probably come as a shock to most people, but, until last week, I had never seen Days of Thunder or Top Gun, two of Tom Cruise’s most classic roles.I somehow lived 24... + continue reading

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Josh Wade

11/30/2017
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 For Josh Wade, 2017 has been a heavy year of loss within his family. He isn’t shy about sharing his story of struggles with depression, bullies and, most recently, losing his sister to dating... + continue reading