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In last week’s Sign of the Times, we inadvertently identified the people in the photo. The couple on the boat was actually Richard and Guill Bailey. We apologize for the mistake.

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Sign of the Times

Pearlie Mae Little of Eatonton turned a young 97 years old last Tuesday and was celebrated by her family and friends at her home Tuesday night with a heartfelt congratulatory parade. Have you seen a sight that bugs you, captures your imagination or makes you wonder what’s going on? Tell us about it. Send email to or call 706-749-7232.

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Putnam County Jail Report


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The agenda of the African Americans

Dear editor:

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“Always the bridesmaid, never the bride…”

Only not. My favorite movie growing up was “27 Dresses.” You know the one where the lead is in 27 of her friend’s weddings before falling in love with the cynical reporter who writes the wedding stories for the paper? Heck, I wish there were still reporters who write about weddings. I’d be good at that job.

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Putnam Past

1 YEAR AGO – JULY 18, 2019

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Andy Griffith part three

Emmett Forrest, for all of his life, would be known as one of the most beloved, most thoughtful, men in Mt. Airy, NC. He happily shared whatever he had with others.

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