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To stay within position to contest for the top spot in the region, rising to the occasion against the upper half of the region is key for the Lady Greyhounds.

Now, it’s on to state competition for the Jones County wrestlers.

Bond was denied for a suspect facing an aggravated assault charge following an October shooting.

Runoff elections of the past are known for having low voter turnout, but the Jan. 5 runoff to decide Georgia’s two seats in the U.S. Senate and party control was an entirely different event.

Evelyn Hawthorne, a resident of Haddock, gave inmates of the Jones County Sheriff’s Office and seniors in Autumn Lane Health and Rehabilitation and Lynn Haven Health and Rehabilitation socks for Christmas so they would know someone was thinking of them this holiday season.

On one hand, losing to regionleading Eagles Landing 83-69 over the weekend could put a team down in the dumps. The other side of the coin for the Greyhounds, however, is this. JCHS entered the week having won two of three, and more importantly, a 6-2 record in the region.

News

Jones County elementary and middle schools are participating in the JC Greyhound Reading Race, a friendly contest to see which school reads the most words each month while encouraging students to just read more.

Bond was denied for a suspect facing an aggravated assault charge following an October shooting.

Sports

On one hand, losing to regionleading Eagles Landing 83-69 over the weekend could put a team down in the dumps. The other side of the coin for the Greyhounds, however, is this. JCHS entered the week having won two of three, and more importantly, a 6-2 record in the region.

To stay within position to contest for the top spot in the region, rising to the occasion against the upper half of the region is key for the Lady Greyhounds.

Community

Evelyn Hawthorne, a resident of Haddock, gave inmates of the Jones County Sheriff’s Office and seniors in Autumn Lane Health and Rehabilitation and Lynn Haven Health and Rehabilitation socks for Christmas so they would know someone was thinking of them this holiday season.

Jones County elementary and middle schools are participating in the JC Greyhound Reading Race, a friendly contest to see which school reads the most words each month while encouraging students to just read more.

Obituaries

Jan 21, 2021 - 00:00

JONES COUNTY: Robin Neal “Robby” Brooks, 60, of Five Points Road, died Friday, Jan. 8. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 17, at Gray Memorial Chapel in Gray.

Jan 21, 2021 - 00:00

Mr. William Harold Butler Sr. “Billy” or “PaPa”, 82, passed away Jan. 16. A funeral service was held Wednesday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m. in the Williams Funeral Home Chapel in Milledgeville. Entombment followed at Baldwin Memorial Gardens.

Jan 21, 2021 - 00:00

GRAY: Jeffery Fred Morris, 61, of Gray, died Saturday, Jan. 9. Due to COVID-19, a private memorial service was held Tuesday, Jan. 12 at 2:00 p.m. at Hart’s Cherry Street Chapel. The Reverend Creede Hinshaw officiated. The service was livestreamed on the Hart’s Mortuary Facebook page. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the United Way of Central Georgia Give to Central Georgia COVID-19 Response & Recovery Fund, PO Box 1302, Macon, GA 31202-1302 or visit www.unitedwaycg.org/covidl9.

Jan 21, 2021 - 00:00

MACON: Mae McGee Chancey, 103, of Macon, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 13. Funeral services were held on Monday, Jan. 18, at 1:00 p.m. at Grace Primitive Baptist Church. Elder Daniel Bryant officiated. Immediately following the service, Mrs. Chancey was laid to rest in the church cemetery. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service in the church.

Dec 10, 2020 - 00:00

Michael H. Gardner, 64, of Gray, went to be with the Lord Sunday, Nov. 29. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 11:00 a.m. at Elam Baptist Church. The Reverend Gary Thomas officiated. The family greeted friends Tuesday, Dec. 1 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel. Private burial was held at Elam Memorial Gardens Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to DAD’S Day (Dollars Against Diabetes), Central Georgia Federation of Trades & Labor Council AFL-CIO, P.O. Box 2565, Macon, GA 31203.

Dec 10, 2020 - 00:00

Carole Minor Wheeler, 75, of Gray, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18. A Memorial service was Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gray. The Reverend Randy Darnell officiated. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service.