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Cleanup begins at Rock Eagle chapel after devastating fire

A Putnam County landmark was damaged by fire recently, resurfacing a lot of good memories for many people and shocking others. The chapel at Rock Eagle caught fire around 6

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“I can do all things…”

We’re all stronger than we think. How do I know? Because I see it every day. I often doubt my own strength. But last weekend, as I checked in with

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When the temperatures around here drop as low as they have recently, it can only mean one thing. It’s time for ice fishing on Lake Oconee. Last year it wasn’t

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Onomatopoeia is not Potty Talk

Slow readers have an advantage. We get to feel every word even when we don’t know what they mean. “The shinier, silk tender air came streaming over me with each

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How a yard sale turned into a long friendship

Some 10 or so years ago, I responded to an advertisement concerning a yard sale somewhere in Baldwin County. This was before the little lady on my current GPS could

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The parables of Jesus came to life as members of the Morgan County High School Bulldog Players and Ga. Thespian Troupe #3979 performed their take on the famous musical “Godspell”

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Local woman helps establish parrot sanctuary

Lake Oconee resident Maxine Rofrano has helped found an endangered bird sanctuary in Harlem, Georgia, called Birds on the Brink, and she’s dedicated her retirement to educating her community about

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