GREENSBORO, Ga. —  The Gift Gallery at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital will hold a Christmas Open House from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. the week of Nov. 4-8 at the gift shop, located on the first floor of the hospital at 5401 Lake Oconee Parkway. All are welcome.

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Reynolds Lake Oconee is pleased to announce the recipients of its Third Quarter Employee Awards for 2019. Susan Ladner, Controller, has been named Leader of the Quarter, while Laura Rowland, Administrative Assistant, and Edna Ogletree, Staff Accountant and Payroll, have bee…

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Following an 18-month total renovation, Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee has re-opened. The completely rebuilt, modernized, and reconditioned version of the 1992 original is a visually breathtaking 18 holes of championship golf along the Lake Oconee shoreline that looks…

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Eighty-eight pink clad ladies from our Lake Country golf clubs and beyond descended on the course at Harbor Club last week for the Pink Ribbon Charity Golf Tournament and luncheon held annually by the Harbor Club Ladies Golf Association. This year’s winning team — Patricia Balduff, Gail Peac…

The Middle Georgia Chapter of Project Linus met Saturday, Oct. 5, at Greensboro First Baptist Church, bringing together ladies from five different groups and four counties for their bi-annual Blanket Day. The Busy Bees of Liberty Church hosted the event and served a delicious brunch. 

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Novelis, Inc. recently held a special Thursday Dinner for Pete Nance Boys & Girls Club members. Several employees from Novelis team participated in serving the youth during their sponsored dinner night. 

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Greensboro, Ga. – On Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Lake Oconee Elks Lodge No. 2849, the Greene County Sheriff's Office, Publix at Lake Oconee Village and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its opportunity in to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding the…

On Sept. 25, the Lake Oconee Elks Lodge donated $2,500 to the ‘Pets Love Vets’ program started by the Rotary Club a few years ago.  The donation is continued support for the program which places pets from animal shelters with Veterans that would benefit from the companionship of a pet but ca…

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Members of The Harbor Club Ladies League opened the season with a fashion show revealing the latest in fall/winter fashions from Donna Smith of LL Mio Gioiello, and modeled by several Ladies League members.

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Bob McConnell won a round of sporting clays for four, a $400 value, Sponsored by Sprayberry & Company. Pictured: Donna O’Neal, Rotarian and winning raffle ticket seller, and Josh Sprayberry, raffle prize sponsor. Bob McConnell, prize winner, was unavailable. The Rotary Club of Greene and…

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Last week’s article discussed one non-native species, the armadillo. This week, I received information that a non-native and invasive fish species had been found in Georgia. The fish species is the northern snakehead. The initial report about a snakehead in the United States that I personall…

This is a reminder that Second Harvest and all of its dedicated volunteers are holding a food distribution on Saturday, Oct. 19from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Distribution will be held at Greensboro Elementary School located at 1441 Martin Luther King Jr Drive in Greensboro. 

Yoga is a rich ancient practice that originated over 5,000 years ago in Eastern culture but has become well known throughout Western society in the last several decades. Yoga is a combination of deep stretching, strength building poses, breathing practices and meditation. 

EATONTON, Ga. — Locals know that Rock Eagle’s history spans back farther than anyone around today can remember. But do they know what life at Rock Eagle was like before it was transformed into a 4-H Center? Join us as we journey back in time on a night hike through Rock Eagle Woods where his…

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Joy Anglin won a classic wines shopping spree Sponsored by Inside the Gates, a $300 value, in the Rotary 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 many local…

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The Lake Oconee Academy (LOA) Cheer Titans took first place at the Ninth Annual Tiger Cheer Classic at Commerce High School on Saturday, Sept. 28. The LOA middle school team dominated the small division, beating the competition by 21.5 points. The LOA varsity team delivered a solid performan…

GREENSBORO, Ga. – For the seventh year in a row, St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital and TenderCare Clinic are partnering to provide no-cost mammograms to uninsured women and raise awareness about breast cancer during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 

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GREENSBORO, Ga. — Lake Oconee Academy’s High School Competition Theatre Troupe is preparing for their first performance of the school year, “Quilters,” a musical about a pioneer woman and her daughters. The action of “Quilters” depicts the lot of women on the frontier: girlhood, marriage, ch…

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School may have just started, but it is already time for high school seniors to apply for college scholarships. The Lake Oconee Elks Lodge No. 2849 has announced that the Elks National Foundation has kicked off the start of the 2020 Most Valuable Student (MVS) scholarship contest. The Most V…

Historian Jim Marshall will present his program “Fascinating Characters in Pine Grove Cemetery” Sunday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. while taking his audience on an imaginary tour of Eatonton’s historic burial grounds. He will tell stories of individuals who were unique, captivating, and sometimes a b…

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Recently, Del Webb conducted a food drive to support the Greene County Food Pantry.  This drive resulted in 1,147 pounds of food in addition to $3,754 in checks.’ This comes at a much needed time as our pantry is low on food and our demand is at it's peak serving over 530 families this month…

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Dan and Mary Williams won a Roomba Vacuuming Robot, a $300 value, sponsored by Rehab & Performance Center, in the Rotary Week 35 raffle. The Rotary Club of Greene and Putnam Counties is a local service organization affiliated with the Rotary International organization.  The Greene and Pu…

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GREENSBORO  – At an event that brought together dozens of community supporters on Sept. 17, the St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation launched a $3 million campaign to raise funds for a state-of-the-art CT scanner, permanent MRI system, a dedicated cardiac stress lab, and a 2,200-squ…

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They often say that the third time is a charm and it became true when area veterans established a beachhead at Ole Times Country Buffet in Macon. The first two attempts were thwarted by mechanical malfunctions and ill-fated communications by their commanding “officers,” but the veterans roll…

GREENSBORO – As an ongoing effort to provide value and programming for Greene County Chamber Members, the Greene County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors has sold the Downtown Greensboro office location to reallocate funds from mortgage to member programming. The new programming, which …

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The Greene County Christmas Stocking Fund (GCCSF) has received a $2,000 donation from the Walmart Community Grants Foundation. This donation was sponsored by the Walmart store No. 1363 in Madison, Ga., Store Manager, Adam Cade. Walmart has a long history of giving back to the communities whe…

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Kelly Maybin won a gift card, a $300 value, sponsored by Iron Fork Café, in the Rotary Week 34 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 many local projects,…

Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty is excited to announce the official introduction of Meadowcrest, a 45 Craftsman Style Home Development located at 442 Old Phoenix Road that will offer “turn-key” homes in the popular Lake Oconee area starting from $255,000. The official debut for Phase I is…

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. 

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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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