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The Greyhounds whipped Upson-Lee 46-21 Friday in a preseason scrimmage game in Thomaston. 


A showdown was reported in the Freddy’s drive-thru around 11 o’clock Sunday morning.

The same man has avoided being arrested twice in the last three weeks, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic.


A number of coaching changes have been announced for Jones County High School, Gray Station Middle School and Clifton Ridge Middle School for the 2020-21 school year.

Jones County High School is adding a girls’ volleyball team for this fall, and those interested in playing are asked to e-mail their names to be included on a contact list.


Restaurants and other dining services across the state were permitted to reopen under specific guidelines as early as midnight of April 27.

Georgia had the 13th-highest death rate among the 50 states, while Baldwin had the 30th-highest death rate among Georgia’s 159 counties, according to information from the New York Times’ extensive


May 21, 2020 - 01:00

MACON: Leigh Chapman, 59, of Macon, passed away Saturday, April 25. A private funeral service was held Friday, May 1 at 5:00 p.m. outside at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel.

May 21, 2020 - 01:00

JONES COUNTY: Sonya M. Simpson, 73, of Wimbledon Lane, passed away Saturday, May 9, at a local hospital. Private services were held 3:00 p.m., Thursday, May 14. Rev. Gary Thomas officiated.

May 21, 2020 - 01:00

James “Jim” Howard Frady, 81, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Thursday, May 14.

May 21, 2020 - 01:00

MILLEDGEVILLE: Otis Henry Hogan Jr., 95, passed away Monday, May 11 at a local nursing home. He was born Jan. 18, 1925 to Otis Henry Sr. and Lula Swint Hogan.

May 21, 2020 - 01:00

• Julian Ford, 86, passed away on Sunday, May 17. Slaters Funeral Home has charge of arrangements, which will be announced upon completion.

May 14, 2020 - 01:00

GRAY: David E. Oxley, 90, of Gray, passed away Tuesday, May 5. A private graveside service will be held at Elam Memorial Gardens with the Reverend Gary Thomas officiating.