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Harold Jones

Harold “Boot” Jones entered into rest Saturday, July 28, 2018. He was 90 years old. He was the husband of the late Gwendolyn Wheeler Jones and the son of the

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Donald Silvey Jr.

Donald Preston “Don” Silvey, Jr. of Woodville, Georgia, age 50, died on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Piedmont Athens Regional in Athens, Georgia. Don was born in Greensboro, Georgia, on

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Jean Wray Yearwood Ogletree

Jean Wray Yearwood Ogletree, age 84, a lifelong resident of Union Point, Georgia passed away on Saturday, July 28, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia. Born in Union

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Crime Reports

MADISON POLICE Madison Police Officers responded to the KFC on Eatonton Road last Monday after a white F-150 tore down the drive through speaker. According to a KFC employee, the

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Lake Oconee Church builds first home

Lake Oconee Church (LOC) broke ground on their new 18,000 square foot building on July 1. LOC has been meeting in the Parkside Main 8 movie theater since it first

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Piedmont receives final approval for water plant

Piedmont Water Company has received final approval from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for the water treatment plant they will build off of Lake Oconee Trail. Construction on the plant

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Madison student selected for UA’s Randall Research Scholars Program

Mackenzi Barrett of Madison is one of 40 incoming freshmen selected for the Randall Research Scholars Program in The University of Alabama’s Honors College. The nationally recognized undergraduate research program

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