The success of the Lady Titan varsity basketball team’s 2021 season was evident in the selection of seven players to the Region 8-A Public All-Region Team. In addition, senior Destiny McClendon was named Player of the Year and head coach Kevin Furtado is the region Coach of the Year.

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Each year every Elks Lodge in the United States can apply for one of many grants to be used to serve and better their surrounding community.

The word Triduum (pronounced TRID-oo-um) is a Latin term meaning “three days.”

Georgia Writers Museum has a great lineup of Spring programs. On March 27, join Creative Writing Professor Peter Selgin as he helps you write your first page.

 The Greene County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with local chamber member and business coach, Rich Bartolotta of Schooley Mitchell of Atlanta, to host a virtual lunch and learn on Tuesday, March 30from 1 to 2 p.m. with renowned speaker Michael Vickers. 

The LifeSource Food Distribution Program, sponsored by The Peoples Bank, will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 27, at Putnam Christian Outreach (Industrial Boulevard).

Last week, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment, released its annual report, “A Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce.” 

 

Lake Oconee Academy student Arie’una Long has been selected as a top 21 youth leader by 21st Century Leaders, a Georgia-based non-profit youth leadership and talent development program for high school students from diverse backgrounds.

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The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art is proud to announce the winners of a student art competition held in connection with their new exhibition, “Celebrating Creative Genius: The Art, Life, and Legacy of Eatonton, Ga. Native David Driskell.” 

 

Efforts to provide needed high-speed internet service to Georgians took a step forward when Gov. Brian Kemp and PSC Commissioner Tim Echols assisted Tri-County EMC in announced the formation of a new broadband provider in Middle Georgia earlier this month.

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The Oconee Performing Arts Society Board of Directors recently welcomed Dennis Crosby, Sharlene Pigg, and Shannon Osborne to the board team to serve for the 2021-2023 term.  

 

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As part of the Seuss Un-Run in 2021, Ferst Readers of Putnam County invites you to purchase one or more raffle tickets for the chance to win an original painting by local artist Carolyn Berry. 

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 Reynolds Lake Oconee is pleased to announce the recipients of its Fourth Quarter Employee Awards for 2020. Brian Baker, Director of Marina Operations, has been named Leader of the Quarter, while Brooke Chandler, Golf Shop Clerk, and Kim Robinson, Sales Closing Coordinator, have been named Employees of the Quarter.

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In 2020, the Kim and Lin Logan Real Estate Team coordinated the donation of more than $20,000 to locals in need through their charity Brittney Cares. 

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Vince Forte won a ladies gift bag, a $300 value, sponsored by Oconee Mini Storage, in the Rotary Week 6 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.

Congratulations to Hasitha Mahabaduge, first place winner in the Toastmaster District 14, Division E, Area 54 International Speech Contest at the Club Level. 

 

St. Mary's continues to work with the State of Georgia to secure additional supplies of COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Lee Rhodes, raffle prize sponsor and Chuck Forbes, raffle prize winner.Chuck Forbes won a Sonos Wireless speaker set, a $380 value, sponsored by Lee and Cathy Rhodes, in Week 3 of the Rotary raffle. 

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a2b Fulfillment, an award-winning provider of order fulfillment, value-adding services and customer care, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this month. 

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‘Please Don’t Judge My Intelligence by my Culinary Skills,’ — this is the title of the humorous speech given by Joyce Crawford at the Greene County Toastmasters meeting. TM Crawford won first place at Club Level of District 14, Division E, Area 54.

 

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The Steffen Thomas Museum of Art will host a special exhibition Feb. 11 through April 17, featuring original artworks and prints by David Driskell on loan from galleries, private collections and institutions plus photographs and artifacts from the artist’s early life. 

 

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St. Mary’s Cardiac and Vascular Services Laboratory has achieved accreditation from the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) on Echocardiography for procedures that use sound waves to detect and diagnose numerous heart conditions.

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