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


Around the old Central State Hospital campus, it’s beginning to feel a lot like 2009 all over again.

An unsually wet winter left the old Toyota property on North Columbia Street looking like a mud bog.


Jones County athletes will be allowed back on campus beginning June 8 for voluntary summer weight training and conditioning under strict guidelines released last week by the Georgia High School Association.

National Fishing and Boating Week, June 6-14, offers a great reason to get outdoors say officials with the Georgia DNR.


Gray Garden Club invites you to display your favorite daylilies June 6 at the W.E. Knox Civic Center, 161 W. Clinton Street.

During spring, the reason for renewal, millions of Americans turn joyfully to gardening. President Ronald Reagan proclaimed the week of April 13, 1986 as National Garden Week, calling governments, private organizations, and other appropriate activities to show appreciation for the efforts and contributions of gardeners.


May 28, 2020 - 01:00

Thomas Benjamin Hall, 84, of Jones County, passed away Thursday, May 14. A private celebration of life was held Sunday, May 24 at Bradley Baptist Church. The Reverend Chuck Beaver officiated.

May 28, 2020 - 01:00

Billy Parker Kimberly, 85, of Turner Circle, went to be with the Lord Thursday, May 21. The family greeted friends from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, at Stone Creek Baptist Church. Funeral services were held from 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Stone Creek Baptist Church on the same day with interment at Middle Georgia Memory Gardens at 3:00 p.m.

May 27, 2020 - 07:43

Herman L. “Sonny” Smith passed away on Saturday, May 23. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements, which will be announced later.

May 27, 2020 - 07:42

Jonathon Shumate, 27, passed away on Wednesday, May 20. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete.

May 27, 2020 - 07:42

Paul Roberson, 63, passed away on Wednesday, May 20. Peoples Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete.

May 27, 2020 - 07:41

James Thomas “Tommy” Harris, 65, passed away on Tuesday, May 19. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which were private.