A seminar for nonprofits which would like to apply for grant funds from Lamar Gives 365 will be held Tuesday, Oct. 14 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the B-LC chamber office.
If you are interested in applying for a grant for your nonprofit or community program from the new Lamar Gives 365 program of the Barnesville-Lamar Community Foundation, this seminar is for you! We will review the grant guidelines, online application, and answer any questions you have about the grant program. We will also describe how the grant review and finalist event will work.
Deputies arrested a male Friday after a foot chase on I-75.
At approximately 8:30 am deputies stopped a vehicle on I-75. Deputies identified the passenger as Patscealo Young. After a check through GCIC, it was determined that Mr. Young was wanted for felony distribution of cocaine out of Terrell County. Mr. Young then fled on foot.
Deputy Michael Martin located Mr. Young at the Loves Truck Stop. After another foot pursuit, Mr. Young was taken into custody by Deputy Martin. Patscealo Young is currently in Lamar County Jail awaiting first appearance hearings.
Sheriff Brad White is pleased to announce it has received a $10,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS). There were 24 small agency incentive grants given across the state and the Lamar County Sheriff’s Office was one. These grants are awarded based upon the partnership with The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in helping to reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities across the State of Georgia. [Full Story »]
The long-delayed murder case against accused cabbie killer Jamarris Latuan Williams moves back into the spotlight Oct. 22 when he is scheduled to appear at a pretrial conference in Lamar superior court before Judge Bill Fears.
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