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The Atlanta man who found himself in the wrong place to pass a bogus prescription received a 10-year sentence in Jones County Superior Court.

A probation hearing did not go well for a Jones County probationer who is now waiting to be sent back to prison.

The Jones County Public Library will be opening for regular meetings starting in September as they finish off their summer reading program and gear up for the upcoming school year.

Bond was denied a Jones County man indicted on domestic violence charges that are the result of what appears to be ongoing abusive relations with an estranged wife and an ex-wife.

A suspect facing child molestation charges was granted a $75,000 bond in Jones County Superior Court, which is a rare occurrence.

The Jones County Board of Commissioners awarded bids for generators, considered a budget increase for the court and took another look at ongoing blight and litter issues at its first meeting in July.

News

The Atlanta man who found himself in the wrong place to pass a bogus prescription received a 10-year sentence in Jones County Superior Court.

The Jones County Board of Education looked back at the successes of the past school year while preparing for the new school year at its July meeting.

Sports

In the blazing summer heat, the Marching Greyhounds are readying for the season, in part through their ongoing band camp which began last week. Both the marching band members playing instruments plus auxiliary members such as the color guard logged plenty of time on the field at JCHS as they work steadfastly toward entertaining and firing up the crowd on Friday nights during Greyhound football games.

With more than 20 young future Cheer Hounds taking part each day, the Jones County Cheerleaders once again hosted their annual Competition Cheer Kid Camp at the Cheer Factory on the JCHS campus.

Community

The Jones County Public Library will be opening for regular meetings starting in September as they finish off their summer reading program and gear up for the upcoming school year.

The search for the right church is a very personal choice, and people who live i Gray and Jones County have many from which to choose.

Obituaries

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

Evelyn Upshaw Willis, 91, of Macon, died Tuesday, July 13. Funeral services were held Saturday, July 17, at 2:00 p.m. at New Salem Baptist Church. The Reverend Eddie Windham officiated. The family greeted friends Friday, July 16, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. Burial was held at New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery following the service.

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

JONES COUNTY: Gary King, 76, of Henderson Road, died Friday, July 16, at his residence. Memorial services were held at 6:00 p.m., Saturday, July 17, at Gray Memorial Chapel. Rev. Greg Thompson officiated.

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

JONES COUNTY: George Delmas Crump Sr., 73, of Swift Creek Drive, died Monday, July 12, at his residence. Services will be announced at a later date by the family.

Jul 22, 2021 - 00:00

JONES COUNTY: Charles Eugene “Gene” Rowland, Sr., 81, of Willow Oak Drive, East, died Sunday, July 18, at a local hospital. The family will greet friends from 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m., Thursday, July 22, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray. Memorial services will follow at 6:00 p.m., with Rev. John Livingston officiating.

Jul 8, 2021 - 00:00

GORDON: Phillip Cody Sryock, 31, passed away Tuesday, June 29, at his residence. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Jul 1, 2021 - 00:00

Hansel Kelly, 92, of Macon, Georgia, passed away on Saturday, June 26, after a brief illness. Hansel was the son of George W. Kelly and Rebecca Lou (Ludie) Blount Kelly.