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A small protest that began with two people on Saturday afternoon eventually grew to roughly 150 people by the following day, as Milledgeville joined hundreds of other cities around the country in protesting the death of George Floyd. The local protests were condensed to the area around the Rotary Peace monument in front of the courthouse. SEE PAGE 5 FOR THE STORY.

Sheriff Bill Massee recently joined a number of other sheriffs and police chiefs around America in condemning the death of George Floyd, the Minnesota man who lost his life following a law enforcement encounter on May 25.

News

Administrators around City Hall currently are dealing with “a small number of positive cases among City of Milledgeville employees,” according to City Manager Hank Griffeth.

The local rumor mill has been busy in the last several weeks, with claims that the Department of Public Health is planning to set up hundreds of COVID-19 recovery beds in facilities around Baldwin County.

Sports

L ess than two weeks ago a group of NASCAR drivers started a conversation about holding a virtual race as a social distancing diversion.

Compelling questions ... and maybe a few actual answers

Community

Gov. Brian Nathan Kemp Deal (R)

The Democratic National Committee recently selected its 23 at-large delegates for August’s national convention in Milwaukee, and included on the list was Milledgeville’s Floyd Griffin.

Obituaries

Jul 2, 2020 - 06:00

• Darryl Brown, 66, passed away on Monday, June 29. Slater’s Funeral Home has charge of arrangements, which will be announced later upon completion.

Jun 25, 2020 - 06:00

• Nettie Pearl Cook Brooks, 77, passed away on Monday, June 22. Williams Funeral Home has charge of arrangements. The funeral service is set for 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 27 at Williams, with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Park. Immediate survivors are James Patrick Terry (husband) Kathy Fulford (daughter), Jackie Bonner (daughter), Janice Bonner (daughter) and Tracy Roach (daughter).

Jun 18, 2020 - 06:00

• Dylan Kennedy Brooks, 30, passed away on Thursday, June 11. Moores Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete. Immediate survivors are Daltan Jaworski (sister) and Angel Brown (sister).

Jun 11, 2020 - 06:00

• Jonathan Wayne Brookins, 38, passed away on Wednesday, June 3. Williams Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete. Immediate survivors are Patricia Kitchens (mother), Donald Brookins (father), Michelle Smith Brookins (wife), Corey Brookins (son) and Christina Ritzema (sister).

Jun 4, 2020 - 06:00

• Marta Frances Bloodworth, 68, passed away on Thursday, May 28. Moores Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete. Immediate survivors are Darrell Gillis (son) and Brian Bloodworth (son).

May 28, 2020 - 06:00

Jeannette Farmer Eady, 74, passed away on Tuesday, May 19. Moores Funeral Home had charge of arrangements, which are complete. Immediate survivors are Frank Eady, Jr.