More than 34 million outdoorsmen and women keep the unique American conservation system strong by raising $100,000 every 30 minutes through self-imposed fees and excise taxes. The conservation funding is recognized as the tool that allows every American access to wildlife and places to enjoy…

More than 34 million outdoorsmen and women keep the unique American conservation system strong by raising $100,000 every 30 minutes through self-imposed fees and excise taxes. The conservation funding is recognized as the tool that allows every American access to wildlife and places to enjoy…

An appraisal is an unbiased report on the worth of a house in the fair market. Appraisals are performed by a trained and licensed individual. Appraisals are required to ensure that the homebuyer, the home seller and the mortgage lender receive the accurate and true value of the home in question. 

Does planting a native tree seem like a huge undertaking? It doesn’t have to be! In fact, it’s much easier (and cheaper) than you might think. Whether you’ve recently lost a beloved tree in your yard or you live in a neighborhood with few trees, knowing what to plant can seem challenging.  

With Harbor Club on Lake Oconee now in its third year as a hand-picked Southern Living Inspired Community, the award-winning lake and golf community continues to celebrate its partnership with the iconic publication with the public grand opening of its second and stunning Southern Living Ins…

GREENSBORO, Ga. — This is a reminder that Second Harvest and all of its dedicated volunteers are holding a food distribution on Saturday, Sept. 21from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Distribution will be held at Greensboro Elementary School located at 1441 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Greensboro. 

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away” — it’s a saying we have all heard at some point in our lives. Caroline Taggart, author of "An Apple a Day: Old-Fashioned Proverbs and Why They Still Work," says this saying came from Wales in the 1860s. The original verbiage was, “Eat an apple on going …

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee/Lake Country was well represented in the recent 2018 rankings of the “Top 100” Coldwell Banker real estate agents in the state of Georgia. In particular, Coldwell Banker agent, Brian Quinn, was named the No. 1 agent in the entire state while Robe…

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On Friday, Aug. 16, board members from Circle Ranch received a $12,800 check from Local Philanthropic organization 100+ Women Who Care Lake Country. This generous donation will assist Circle Ranch in fulfilling its mission of providing better homes and care for foster children in Georgia. 

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Jeannette Burns won a hunting rifle and estate planning, a $500 value, sponsored by Frier & Oulsnam, P.C., during the Rotary Week 33 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.  The Greene an…

Your chance to participate in Ferst Readers of Greene and Putnam counties’ fall fundraiser is coming up on Sept. 24. A donation of $35 will give the gift of literacy to a young child AND give you a chance to win one of five fabulous prizes. The local child you “adopt” will receive a new, age…

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Karen Sapp won a portable generator, a $550 value, sponsored by Artisan Builders and Micki Tanner Realtor during the Rotary Week 32 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.  The Greene and Put…

Even though we are well into September, the summer heat is showing no sign of fading just yet. With fall sports ramping up, many of us will be spending more time outdoors, be it watching the kids at a soccer game, cheering our favorite football team onto victory or even enjoying an outdoor c…

You have probably heard the expression, “what part of no do you not understand?” Saying “no” oftentimes is not easy for various reasons. Or, receiving a “no” from another may not be easy to digest. The focus in this writing is the “power of no” in a romantic relationship. This can be a compl…

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Imagine being whisked away to a secret destination, sipping champagne while admiring the fantastic view, enjoying a lovely French picnic under the stars, and ending the evening with a fun and fabulous dance party. On Thursday, Oct. 3, the Oconee Performing Arts Society promises all of the ab…

Time is running out to purchase a Ferst Readers Fall Fundraiser raffle ticket to “adopt” a local child who willreceive one free book each month for a year. This ticket also gives you five chances to win fabulous prizes donated by the fine merchants around the lake.

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EATONTON, Ga. — Ever wonder where your food comes from? Find out at Rock Eagle as guests are invited to learn about the basics of planting and growing a garden. This event leads guests through the Rock Eagle pioneer garden where  seasonal fruits and vegetables are grown year-round. Instructo…

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Pete Nance Boys & Girls Club teen members are learning entrepreneurial skills through their bi-weekly bake sale program. 

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Skip Find won professional headshots, a $300 value, sponsored by Jack Meyer Photography, in the Rotary Week 31 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.  The Greene and Putnam Club supports man…

The 2019-2020 dove season begins on Saturday, Sept. 7, and each year with its opening, I am reminded of my many trips to numerous dove fields over many years. While growing up in south Alabama, the opening of dove season was a big event every year. It was treated almost like a holiday.  

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Mark Jaronski won a round of golf for four and a gift certificate, a $1,160 value, sponsored by Reynolds Lake Oconee in the Rotary Week 30 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.  The Greene …

Do you belong to a non-profit? Civic or community organization? Museum? School or charity, or otherwise need to raise funds for your organization? The Georgia Writers Museum is hosting a community-wide event.

Music springing deep from within the soul has special beauty and power. You recognize the source immediately. The Oconee Performing Arts Society is delighted to bring to the lake community a music ensemble that delivers such a heartfelt sound four generations in the making.  The Annie Moses …

There are less than four weeks left to purchase a $35 raffle ticket to “adopt” a child who will receive one free book each month for a year. This ticket also enters you in a drawing for one of five fabulous prizes in the 2 Ways 2 Win raffle! Support literacy in the youngest children in Green…

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GREENSBORO, Ga.  — David Write is the lucky winner of Lake Oconee Eye Care’s Flip Out For Shades Raffle. Write will received a stylish pair of sunglasses provided by Lake Oconee Eye Care. 

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Each year, State School Superintendent Richard Woods and the Georgia Department of Education team up with Better World Books and Action Ministries to donate approximately 100,000 books to Georgia students.

The LifeSource Food Distribution Program, sponsored by LakePoint Community Church will be at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 24  in the Putnam County Elementary School Gym.

The 8th Annual Concert at the Corry House benefiting Global Samaritans will be held on Friday, Oct. 4,at the historic Corry House in Union Point. 

Inspired by a true story, as well as the songs and lyrics by legend Bruce Springsteen, “Blinded by the Light” is set in 1987 and follows Pakistani teenager, Javed (played by Viveik Kalra), as he discovers the righteous music of “The Boss” in the midst of economic turmoil and racial discrimination in his small town of Luton, England. 

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