GSP Trooper N.B. Carter examines the 2015 Lexus heavily damaged after it hit the back of a truck and spun out of control. Air bags that deployed can be seen inside the car.

Thursday, February 23, 2017
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 Mark Engelengel@msgr.comThirty-six year old Shavondrea Harris of Augusta was in the left lane of I-20 westbound. It was about 3:30 p.m. last Friday afternoon. She had just passed under the... + continue reading
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  Katherine Klimtkatherine@lakeoconeenews.us Georgia boasts a respectable literary influence. Among the authors who call the Peach State home, we can claim Flannery O’Connor, Margaret... + continue reading
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The Greene County Police Department has arrested a man who allegedly robbed the BB&T bank in Greensboro yesterday afternoon. According to the police department, Anthony Kraig Yearwood, 30, of a... + continue reading
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us  It took all of about three minutes for Alec Woodard to electrify the crowd inside the Morgan County High School gym last Saturday night. ... + continue reading
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By Justin Hubbard justin@lakeoconeenews.us   Jonatan Coronado played soccer for a large portion of his life and coached it for six years. He’d never really gotten... + continue reading

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02/09/2017
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The Morgan County wrestling team competed in state sectionals last week and, by the end of the day, a handful of Bulldogs advanced to the state finals. Senior Jody McAlister cruised to the second sectional title of his career, going 3-0 and winning 19-4 in the finals round. McAlister will make his third overall trip to the state finals this... + continue reading
02/02/2017
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  Hailey Heinen, a middle schooler at Lake Oconee Academy, is this year’s Greene County Spelling Bee champion. She spelled the word MACHETE (muh-shet-ee) to slash her way to the District 7 Spelling Bee on Feb. 25. There she will face winners from 22 other counties for a chance to compete in the State Spelling Bee on March... + continue reading

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02/23/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us   The Lake Oconee Academy girls soccer team will experience many highs and lows during its first season at the varsity level, just as it did last week during the first two games of the year. The Lady Titans opened their schedule with a 6-1 win over Washington-Wilkes on Tuesday... + continue reading
02/22/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us  After a relatively slow start, the Morgan County girls basketball team opened up a large lead over Sonoraville last Saturday in the first round of the playoffs and won 61-26.The Lady Dogs’ offense was sluggish in the opening period. Morgan held a 4-0 lead for a while then traded a few baskets... + continue reading

Elizabeth Bell voices her opposition to renewed debate over PRDs.

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02/16/2017
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Katherine KlimtKatherine@msgr.com The battle over downtown development resumed last Monday evening during Madison’s city council meeting, as the ever-controversial planned residential districts (PRDs) came up for discussion again.  Though no legislation was proposed during the meeting, councilwoman Chris Hodges’ suggestion that PRDs and... + continue reading

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02/23/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us  It took all of about three minutes for Alec Woodard to electrify the crowd inside the Morgan County High School gym last Saturday night. ... + continue reading

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A historical maker does not accurate history make. 

02/23/2017
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   Hank SegarsLakelife Associate Editor There's a lot of talk lately about the reporting of inaccurate stories, contrived hoaxes and the deliberate spreading of misinformation... + continue reading

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02/23/2017
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  Katherine Klimtkatherine@lakeoconeenews.us Georgia boasts a respectable literary influence. Among the authors who call the Peach State home, we can claim Flannery O’Connor, Margaret... + continue reading

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn will open the 15th annual Madison Chamber Music Festival on March 4 with a concert in the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center’s historic Auditorium. These Grammy award-winning “monsters on the banjo” will be one concert you won’t want to miss! The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. and a reception will follow. Ruby sponsors: Alla & Charles Campbell and Wayne and Lee Harper Vason. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the center’s website www.mmcc-arts.org or call 706-342-4743.

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