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Kaitlyn Teague, a local eighth grader, currently is starring in an online “body positivity” video that debuted last week. The 22-minute video is a collaboration between the Dove/Unilever corporation and Discovery Inc., the parent company of Cartoon Network.

Six COVID-19 deaths have now been confirmed at Chaplinwood Nursing Home since the onset of the pandemic, according to the Department of Community Health’s database.

Milledgeville man Forrest Hines sure picked one heck of a year to become a first-time poll worker.

John Milledge Academy, the biggest high school football team in Baldwin County, continued its reign of terror last Friday night, blasting Creekside Christian 50-7 off of Log Cabin Road.

Two new restaurants, one ramen and one pho, currently are preparing to open in Milledgeville.

It’s something that sociologists and medical researchers will be studying and trying to figure out for many years to come.

News

Kaitlyn Teague, a local eighth grader, currently is starring in an online “body positivity” video that debuted last week. The 22-minute video is a collaboration between the Dove/Unilever corporation and Discovery Inc., the parent company of Cartoon Network.

Perhaps never have Americans been this interested in an audit, something that’s typically about as interesting as watching paint dry.

Sports

John Milledge Academy, the biggest high school football team in Baldwin County, continued its reign of terror last Friday night, blasting Creekside Christian 50-7 off of Log Cabin Road.

The last time that Georgia Military College prep was this relevant in football, very few of its players had been born yet.

Community

This Friday night, Oct. 2, will mark the return of the Downtown Milly Drive-In Movie Night series, as the film "Hocus Pocus" will take center stage on the 40-foot big screen in the library parking lot.

Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 on a new nature trail along Fishing Creek in south Milledgeville.

Obituaries

Oct 29, 2020 - 00:00

• Jesse Lanier Brown, 77, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 21. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Immediate survivors are Mechell Stiles (daughter), Jesse Brown, Jr., (son), Anthony Brown (son) and Marion Brown (brother).

Oct 22, 2020 - 00:00

• Blanche Brackett, 78, passed away on Monday, Oct. 19. Slater’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Oct 15, 2020 - 00:00

• Judy Yarbrough Brett, 74, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 10. Immediate survivors are Rhonda Hutto (daughter), Deborah Batty (daughter) and Brian “Squirrel” Matthews (son).

Oct 8, 2020 - 00:00

• Roy Atchison, 66, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 4. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Immediate survivors are Sarah Atchison (wife) and Donnie Atchison (son).

Oct 1, 2020 - 00:00

• Thomas Barnes, 54, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 26. Slater’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

• Frank Binion, 71, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 19. Slater’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.