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How do your property taxes compare with other counties in the region?
(Part 1 of a Series on tax rates in a 13-county region of SW Ga.)
Alleged drug dealer arrested in Marion County
Webster County hosts Candidates Forum
High-speed chase ends in bad wreck
'Taste of Richland' draws many to sample SW Ga. food, drinks
Schley Farm Bureau hosts big Agriculture Day in Ellaville (Photos)

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Marion Co. High Tennis Teams swing into State Championship Tournament
(Eagles win fourth straight Area Championship; Lady Eagles also advance)
Schley Wildcats win Region baseball title, enter playoffs ranked No. 1
BV Garden Club members attend State Convention
Bridges is finalist for Ga. Homecoming Queen
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Obituaries: Jones, Heath
Rabies Vaccination Clinics planned in Marion and Schley counties
Clarification: Schley County Courthouse Hours
Marion Co. Relay for Life is May 6
New date announced for 5K Relay Fundraiser
Preschool Fun at the Marion County Public Library
Upcoming Events at the Library
Stewart Co. 7th grader wins Young Authors Competition
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Chatt. Co. Commission Candidate Tommy Martin, Gear Master, K's Salon,
Payne's Roofing, Marion Family Medicine, Marion Co. Board of Education

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We Need Will Rogers
I Have Lost My Mind (But I Really Haven't Missed It)
God Does the Real Judging
US Debt Watch
Political Cartoons

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Page 5
Marion County Jail Log
Webster officials discuss condition of old buildings, new parts for well, etc.
Stewart Co. Elementary works on End-of-Grade Assessments
Coming back by popular demand – Pig Fest
'Big Kid' Science at Webster Elementary
Oakland Fire & Rescue plans Annual Meeting
Wanted: Copies of Swamp Fox
Webster Co. Family Connection to meet April 28
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Page 6
Dixon competes at Peach Belt Track & Field Championship
(Former Lady Eagle also makes All-Academic Team)
Lady Eagles place 3rd at Area Track Championship
(Whitley wins discus title; 4 advance to Sectionals)
Schley girls place 2nd at Area Track Championship
(Phillips wins long jump title; 4 advance to Sectionals)
MCHS Eagles place 7th in Area Track Championship
(Smothers wins triple jump; 3 advance to Sectionals)
ChattCo has 4 athletes advance to AA Sectionals in Track
Webster girls place 8th in Area Track Championship
(Parham and Campbell advance to Sectionals)
Webster boys place 10th in Area Track Championship
(Jess and Williams advance to Sectionals)
Schley's Thornton advances to Track Sectional Championship
Schley County Twins Apprentice at Teaching
LK 5th grade to present program
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Marion FBLA offers chance to win many great prizes (BBQ also on sale)
Trivett inducted into Phi Kappa Phi
Church News
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Church of Christ

Page 8
Area Unemployment Rates
Stewart's Kelley implements Special Reading Program
Webster Co. Elementary Class Honor Roll Students
LK Moss students use learning activities in Math
Wi-Fi offered at Marion Co. Public Library 24/7
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Webster students 'Discover' skills
Stewart Co. 4Her attends Georgia 4H Officer Training
LK Moss students learn about numbers
LK Moss Elementary School News
Schley Family Connection invites public to meeting
Can help find you when needed?
Marion students learn more about friction
Webster students use technology in learning
Presidential Flyer Train Ride is coming soon
Columbus Tech offers free GED Classes in Stewart County
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Legal Notices

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ChattCo Elementary students attend Fort Benning Field Day
Limit your children's recreational screen time
Gardening Calendar Available
Pi in the Sky artwork by Schley County students
Legal Notices
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Page 12
Marion Co. Public Library plans special Mother's Day Tea Party
Free Adult Ed classes offered in Preston
Crossword Puzzle (more puzzles here)
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John Dixon Auction, Classified Ads

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