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The Milledgeville Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred over the past week.

Quentin Christopher Barfield, 26, of Milledgeville, spent time in Putnam County Jail recently after allegedly taking gunshots at a vehicle driven by female coworkers of his on Hwy. 441 while driving himself.

In an effort to make Highway 49 safer for students, the Milledgeville Police Department has installed speed cameras in front of Baldwin High School.

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.

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The Milledgeville Police Department is investigating two burglaries that occurred over the past week.

Quentin Christopher Barfield, 26, of Milledgeville, spent time in Putnam County Jail recently after allegedly taking gunshots at a vehicle driven by female coworkers of his on Hwy. 441 while driving himself.

Community

Georgia Military College is expanding. On Nov. 3, the school broke ground on its new leadership center. The new facility is the result of a partnership between the school and the NewDay USA organization.

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.

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.