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The Baldwin football team (1-2) dropped its second consecutive game after being outscored by Brookwood (2-1) 59-34 on Friday night in Snellville.

Last week’s arraignments in a Jones County murder case went smoothly, but the bond revocation hearing for one of the defendants went through several complicated layers before reaching its conclusion.

Milledgeville Mayor Mary Parham-Copelan is officially running unopposed for the upcoming mayoral election. Copelan is the first female African-American mayor and won the last mayoral election by just six votes.

With almost a decade serving District 25 in the Georgia Senate, Burt Jones is ready to take a step up in making a difference in the state government.

The John Milledge Academy football team has won two consecutive GISA AAA state titles.

Georgia College will welcome more than just new students this year. The school announced in a news release that Cathy Cox, dean of the Mercer University School of Law, is the sole finalist for president of the university. Cox has served as the dean of Mercer University School of Law since 2017.

News

Last week’s arraignments in a Jones County murder case went smoothly, but the bond revocation hearing for one of the defendants went through several complicated layers before reaching its conclusion.

County commissioners voted 3-2 Wednesday morning to increase the Baldwin County millage rate to 10.5 mills.

Community

On September 10, Georgia Military College Preparatory School will hold a Patriot Day Ceremony. The ceremony will serve as a way to announce the award to the winner of the Alan B. Posner Scholarship to one GMC prep student.

Matt Parsch and his team at Roberts Propane want everyone to know that they don’t just provide gas services but pride themselves on excellent customer service. The locally operated company is throwing an open house to show their appreciation.

Obituaries

Sep 2, 2021 - 13:27

Jasper Lon Colson, 88, passed away Aug. 27, 2021.

Aug 5, 2021 - 12:37

Robert Allen “Bob” Binkley, 61, of Milledgeville, passed away on Saturday, July 31, 2021.

Jul 22, 2021 - 11:14

Dennis L. Brown, 79, passed away on July 16, 2021. Survivors include his sons, Scottie Brown (Angela), Dana L.

Strong opinions begat strong reactions. I recently begatted a strong opinion about Republican gubernatorial candidate Vernon Jones and he begatted a strong reaction right back at me. Good for him. Many intrepid public servants poked by my stiletto do one of two things: They sulk or ignore me, hoping I will be abducted by space aliens and transported to some distant hostile planet or to Detroit City, whichever will be most unpleasant. (I’m guessing Detroit City.)

Jul 1, 2021 - 14:16

Katherine Barber, 87, of Milledgeville, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2021. She is survived by her loving family and friends.

William Marion “Bill” Phillips passed away on June 24, 2021.