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Officers responded to Belk at the Milledgeville Mall after an employee reportedly punched a hole in the wall and and threw a metal clothes rack on the ground after “being put on the housekeeping shift.”

City Councilwoman Denese Shinholster recently was catching up on the news when she saw a story out of Florida that most definitely caught her attention.

A total of 2,066 “first doses” and 571 “second doses” of the Phizer COVID-19 vaccine had been administered in Baldwin County as of press time Wednesday, according to the Department of Public Health’s recently-launched “Vaccine Distribution Dashboard.”

The man accused of murdering a 16-year-old boy near the Milledgeville Manor was re-arrested last week after reportedly becoming combative with jailers at the Baldwin County jail.

In kindergarten, when most little girls wanted to grow up to be school teachers or ballerinas or doctors or princesses, Catherine Mullis wanted to be a “a UFC fighter.”

Two men living in the same group home were arrested late last week in connection with a “homemade pipe bomb contraption device” that was found zip-tied to a park bench on the campus of Georgia Military College.

News

A 49-year-old man is facing charges of DUI and felony serious accident by injury following a Feb. 17 wreck on Ga. 22 near Lawrence Road, according to a Georgia State Patrol accident report.

Officers responded to Belk at the Milledgeville Mall after an employee reportedly punched a hole in the wall and and threw a metal clothes rack on the ground after “being put on the housekeeping shift.”

Sports

Red zone woes and punting, the two things that previously cost Baldwin the region championship, also proved to be the two things that cost the Braves a shot at the quarterfinals, as Carver- Columbus shut out the Braves 8-0 in round 2 of the GHSA Class AAAA playoffs last Saturday in west Georgia.

Javon Bullard played like a man who didn’t want his high school career to be over just yet.

Community

In kindergarten, when most little girls wanted to grow up to be school teachers or ballerinas or doctors or princesses, Catherine Mullis wanted to be a “a UFC fighter.”

Ludwig van Beethoven believed “music can change the world.”

Obituaries

Feb 18, 2021 - 00:00

• Nancy Boatright Brown, 65, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 13. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Immediate survivors are Bobby Brown (husband), Daphe Epps (daughter), Traci Medders (daughter), Randy Brown (son) and Larry Boatright (brother).

Jan 21, 2021 - 00:00

• Sally Patricia Brock, 87, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 16. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements. Immediate survivors are Calvin Brock (son), Ronnie Brock (son), Billy Brock (son), and Greg Brock (son).

Dec 10, 2020 - 00:00

• Mary Cleveland, 55, passed away on Friday, Dec. 4. Slater’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

Dec 3, 2020 - 00:00

• Harriett Register Braddy, 81, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 1. Moores Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. The service is slated for Saturday, Dec. 5 at 2 p.m. at Moores, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the funeral. Immediate survivors at Henry Braddy (husband), Ben Braddy (son), Nat Braddy (son) and Francis Trowell (sister).

Nov 19, 2020 - 00:00

• Malvin Emanuel Berry, 81, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 14. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. The graveside service is slated for Friday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. at Baldwin Memorial Gardens. Immediate survivors are Dorothy Elaine Carr Berry (wife), Tammy Lyle (daughter), Sheila Beckmann (daughter), Shane Berry (son), Quida Williamson (sister) and Lena Watkins (sister).

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).