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  1. Monticello Baptist Church Calls New PastorRead the original story

    Saturday | Monticello News

    During the Sunday morning worship service on July 30th, 2017, the members of Monticello Baptist Church voted to call Rev. David Artessa as their new senior pastor.

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  2. Valdosta State University Drum Majors Tristan Harper, James SampsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Monticello News

    ... are of them!,' said Mrs. Harper. 'They are very excited to be in a position of leadership together and represent Monticello. Tristan and James will also share drum major duties with Amaka Nwoko at VSU.

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  3. Persons Are Arrested; Thefts Are ReportedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 17 | Monticello News

    ... stop at stop sign, drug related objects and driving while license suspended or revoked. *Vashon Leon Traylor, 28, Monticello-obstruction of law enforcement officer, cruelty to children, 3rd degree, simple battery and probation violation. *Ieashia ...

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  4. Football: Knights dominate Piedmont in opener, vying for 2-0 startRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 16 | Barrow County News

    Bethlehem Christian Academy is off to a strong start after dominating Piedmont Academy in Monticello last week to kick off the 2017 season. But that game is now in the Knights' rear-view mirror as they prepare to host Monsignor Donovan at 8 p.m. Friday in their home opener.

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  5. Qualifying Is August 21-24Read the original story

    Friday Aug 11 | Monticello News

    ... Linda Keller explained the state moved the qualifying date up this year. Therefore, anyone seeking to run for the Monticello City Council, Shady Dale City Council or Jasper County Clerk of Superior Court will need to qualify August 21-24. Qualifying ...

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  6. Open House and Job Fair SetRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Monticello News

    Southern Crescent Technical College has partnered with the Monticello-Jasper County Chamber of Commerce and the Development Authority of Jasper County to host an Open House and Job Fair at the Jasper County Center in Monticello on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017 from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. The community is invited to enjoy refreshments and learn more about the programs offered at the Southern Crescent Technical College Jasper location, 112 Industrial Park Dr. These programs include: *Early Childhood Care & Education *Management & Supervisory Specialist *Phlebotomy Technician *Welding SCTC application fees will be waived during this event.

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  7. Man Is Arrested for Armed RobberyRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 10 | Monticello News

    Marvis Armel Wyman, age 36, of Monticello, was arrested on August 2, and charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, according to a report from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office . On July 27, at approximately 11 p.m., a.

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  8. Columbia Food Writer Wins James Beard ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | Free Times

    Columbia resident, food writer and recipe developer Helen Dennis has been designated a 2017 James Beard Foundation National Scholar for the Southeast region. Dennis, a native of Monticello, Georgia, will begin at the University of South Carolina this upcoming semester to pursue her master's in communications with a certificate in health communications.

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  9. Football: Knights to open up regular season at Piedmont FridayRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 9 | MainStreetNews.com

    When Bethlehem Christian Academy pulled off a 13-6 stunner over Piedmont Academy to kick off last season, Knights coach Lance Fendley felt like it was the jumping point for a strong start that helped his team reach the state playoffs for the first time in school history. Fendley is hoping for a similar outcome this year as the Knights travel to Monticello on Friday to take on the Cougars in their season opener at 8 p.m. "The first game gets you going and kind of helps set the tone for the year," Fendley said Monday.

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  10. Commission Slashes SPLOST ProjectsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 4 | Monticello News

    ... the county. The SPLOST is estimated to bring in $3.9 million for the county, as well as some for the cities of Monticello and Shady Dale. That split had previously been determined. The commissioners determined they could do some projects through ...

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  11. Five Injured in Head-on CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Monticello News

    ... was traveling north on Conley Ditch Road. Meanwhile, the second vehicle, a 2001 Dodge Ram driven by Earl Bell of Monticello was traveling west on Hwy. 212. When the first vehicle pulled out of Conley Ditch onto Hwy. 212, turning right, it crossed ...

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  12. DCA Visits MonticelloRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Monticello News

    Representatives of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, comprising the community assistant team, visited Monticello and Jasper County last Wednesday and Thursday, July 19 and 20. The DCA group was given a walking tour of downtown Monticello, and a driving tour of the county by the Monticello team. The downtown walking tour focused on the buildings and small businesses.

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  13. Armed Robbery Is InvestigatedRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 3 | Monticello News

    ... made several arrests in the last week. Those arrested, and their charges, include: *Ramon Arturo Jackson, 41, Monticello-criminal damage to property in the second degree. *Carl Andrew Mahaffey, 49, Monticello-cruelty to children in the first degree, ...

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  14. Central Georgia EMC holds annual meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 3 | Griffin Daily News

    ... HDTV and LG Sound Bar System. The following won $100 energy credit certificates - King's Chapel Community Church-Monticello; James Smith of Jackson; Marian D. Morse of Forsyth; Willie Lee Simmons of Monticello; and Christine Burns of Locust Grove. ...

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  15. Former All-Sec LB Odell Thurman back with Bulldogs in strength staff roleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... backup linebacker/fullback at Jasper County High, the same school where Thurman played in the small town of Monticello 55 miles southwest of Athens. "He's a good kid and is fun to be around," said Jasper County coach and athletic director Doug Huff, ...

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  16. Hearings Are Held on Proposed Sales TaxRead the original story

    Friday Jul 28 | Monticello News

    ... note, but want an expert opinion. At last Thursday's public hearing, which was also attended by several city of Monticello officials, only two people spoke on the proposed SPLOST. Charles Forsythe said he was confused, and wanted to know if voters ...

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  17. Elected Officials Discuss Splost for CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2017 | Monticello News

    All members of the Jasper County Commission, Shady Dale Mayor Larry Champion, and most of the Monticello City Council sat down together last Thursday to discuss the Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax distribution, should voters agree to extend the SPLOST in November. The group reviewed collections to date for the 2012 SPLOST, and briefly discussed projects.

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  18. Two Thefts Are ReportedRead the original story

    Jul 6, 2017 | Monticello News

    ... Bilbrew, 40, Jackson-Jasper County Superior Court failure to appear bench warrant. *Christie Thomas Hill, 31, Monticello-theft by shoplifting. *Joshua Wayne Stephens, 37, Newborn-simple battery. *Kelly Denise Piper, 42, Mansfield-probation ...

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  19. Accidents Investigated; Persons Are ArrestedRead the original story

    Jun 23, 2017 | Monticello News

    ... Bear Creek Marina. Those arrested in the last week, and their charges, include: *Gerardo Gutierrez Resendiz, 47, Monticello-possession of cocaine, driving without license and failure to maintain lane. *Juan Gitierrez, 51, Ellijay-possession of ...

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  20. Vietnam Veterans Are HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Monticello News

    Nearly 50 veterans of the Vietnam War received certificates and a lapel pin, as well as a hearty welcome home, during a ceremony held June 6 at Thomas Persons Hall in Monticello. Major Otis F. Clark, United States Air Force retired, Post Commander for American Legion Post 110, welcomed the crowd to the auditorium in the historic building.

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