Barnesville resident and radio personality Jack Wheeler is promoting the Big Band Valentine Dance to benefit the Spalding Senior Games Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7-11 p.m. Wheeler is the father of Susan Walter and father in law of the late Doug Walter.
The Three Rivers Regional Commission is gearing up for a July referendum on a 10-year transportation sales tax commonly called TSPLOST.
Lamar County should receive about $14.9 million in unrestricted transportation money and some $21 million in funding designated for specific projects. For the latter, Lamar chose to join with Upson County on four-laning Highway 36 from I-75 to Thomaston.
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Pretrial hearings in the cases of Shameik Jamilahad Spinks and Lekievius T. Eleby are set for Thursday, Feb. 9 in Lamar superior court. Following those hearings, trial dates for the accused killers will be set.
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