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Local resident wins $800,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket
Ground Breaking Ceremony held for supermarket, shopping plaza in Buena Vista
(View Photos from the Ground Breaking Ceremony)
Schley Co. High star running back signs college scholarship
(Special Photo Gallery of Tra Minter in action on the field)
Cusseta named 1 of best places in state for young families
Wildcats climb to No. 3 in state power ratings with two big wins
CCHS Career Choices program earns Gold Medal Award

Page 2
'Holy Smoke' raises $7,100+ for Children's Homes
Citizens Review Panel to meet and review sales tax projects
Country Breakfast set in Cusseta to raise funds for historic preservation

Page 3
Birth Announcements: Houston, Gaydosh
Kennedy, Scott to wed April 18th at High Pine
Chattahoochee Co. JROTC wins big at Area and State Meets
Cancer Survivors invited to dinner in their honor in Buena Vista
Tymes wins Tennis Title
Cycle for a Cure to be held in Marion County
Stewart Co. STARS honored at banquet
Astronomy Night set at Providence Canyon in Lumpkin
Oakland Fire and Rescue Membership Drive

Page 4
Last of the Young Spelunkers?
Finding peace in troubled times
Don't hop, skip over reality
Marion vs. Dooly Rivalry
Worth Repeating
Political Cartoons

Page 5
Marion County Jail Log
Schley County Drama Class performs annual Murder Mystery
Buena Vista, Preston students nominated for award at South Ga. Tech
Buena Vista Senior Center News
Benefit Sale is Saturday in Ellaville
Spring Fling is ongoing at Josh Gibson Center in Buena Vista

Page 6
Area Unemployment Rates
LK Moss 2nd graderes perform 'Swamped'
Chattahoochee Co. Zumba Team raises money for Cancer Society
Schley Co. 4th grader 'Mathletes' compete at GSW Math Tournament
Stewart Co. Elementary School Perfect Attendance
Save Our Sons Mentoring program to have event at Blackfoot Hunting Club

Page 7
Local Church News
Webster Student Council invites all to Blood Drive
Marion County High FFA to host Spring Plant Sale

Page 8
Webster Co. Middle School wraps up baseball season
BBQ Sale planned in Tazewell
Phillips helps lift UNG to 12th win in a row
Walmart donates $500 to Schley County 4H
High School Baseball
Marion Co. beats Wilcox, falls to Brookstone
Webster Co. beats Randolph-Clay, but has streak snapped by Baconton
Stewart County falls to Terrell County
Chattco scores 19 runs in 2 games, but falls to 3-11
Class A State High School Baseball Power Ratings

Page 9
Marion Co. Chamber, FCCLA host Easter Egg Hunt
Schley Co. Chamber of Commerce has Easter Egg Hunt
Stewart Co. Elementary Honor Roll
Webster County Million Word Readers
Stewart Co. Elementary plans Pre-K and K registration
Chattco Fire Department to host Golf Tournament
Attention Marion Co. residents: Can help find you when needed?
Oakland VFD selling 911 address signs

Page 10
Legal Notices
Marion County FFA to raffle of storage building
Marion and Schley Co. 4-H Clubs selling Vidalia Onions
South Ga. Cut Buddies plan fundraisers: Pant Party, Tailgate Bench Drawing
Upcoming Events at the Marion County Public Library

Page 11
Crossword Puzzle (Work Online)
Classified Ads (View Online)
Stewart County GED program

Page 12
Hunters Corner: Wodzinski, Spann, Underwood
Schley Co. 4-H and Family Connection observe Child Abuse Awareness Month
Schley Family Connection promotes car seat usage and gives away seat
Cusseta Adult Ed accepting students for GED program
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