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The Greyhounds began the season with a cluster of matchups designed to test their ability and well-position them to compete within the region and the postseason.

The Jones County High School’s band director resigned from his position following the disclosure of a misdemeanor arrest in a nearby county.

Two defendants arrested in separate cases involving the possession of firearms by convicted felons will remain in jail after being denied bonds for the second time in Jones County Superior Court.

It’s time for another update to the joint Comprehensive Plan for Gray and Jones County.

A defendant who has been incarcerated in the Jones County Law Enforcement Center since his August arrest will continue to be in custody following a recent bond hearing.

The question that has been debated for decades was answered last week with a whimper.

News

The Jones County Board of Education is taking steps to preserve the legacy of a historic school by negotiating with an alumni group to take ownership of a portion of the property.

Gray Downtown Development Authority members started the new year with the goal of putting the finishing touches on their Butler Hall project and moving forward with their mission of improving Downtown Gray.

Sports

Back in December, the Greyhounds dropped a road contest to Stockbridge, 53-48.

With a break or two, the Lady Greyhounds would be winners of three games in a row as the regular season enters its home stretch.

Community

The Bright Ideas program, sponsored by Tri-County EMC, helps teachers receive grants for innovative projects from grades Pre-K through 12. Heather Jackson, a kindergarten teacher at Gray Elementary School, won $997.80 from the Bright Ideas grant for math.

Obituaries

William Charles “Mr. Charlie” Roberts, 88, of Gray, passed away Monday, Jan. 10, 2022. A memorial service was held Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at Hart’s Jones County Chapel with the Reverends John Haney and Jason Dillard officiating. The family greeted friends from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Clinton United Methodist Church, c/o Ms. Judy Comer, 324 Old Hwy. 18, Gray, GA 31032. Son of the late

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Mrs. Barbara Ann Payne Evans, age 83, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022 following an extended illness.

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DALLAS, GEORGIA: Charlie Franklin Fountain, Jr., 74, of Dallas-Acworth Hwy., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022, at a Paulding County area hospital. The family greeted friends from 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m., Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Gray. Graveside services followed at 3:00 p.m. at the cemetery.

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Betty Sue Brown Carter, 75, of Gray, passed away Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021. The family greeted friends Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hart’s Jones County Chapel.

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Virginia Lee Vinson Bullington, 93, of Gray, passed away Saturday, Jan. 1, 2022. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Hart’s Jones County Chapel with the Reverend Steve Johnson officiating. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will be private at Ramah Cemetery.

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Andrew Todd McKenzie passed away Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, at his residence, surrounded by his family and friends, who he loved dearly. The family greeted friends from 1:00pm to 2:00pm, Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray, GA. Funeral services followed at 2:00pm in the chapel with Rev. Tammy Humphries officiating. Interment was at Cedar Ridge Cemetery in Gray immediately following the service.