If you're like most Americans, your time is occupied trying to pay your bills, bring up your children, and if you have any time left over, volunteer in your community. It's stressful and exhausting. Average Americans have little time for politics or watching their elected thugs in government. The royalty occupying their splendid digs in Washington DC however, spend their time and your tax dollars thinking of new ways to meddle in your personal affairs.
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As part of its mission to reduce the number of unwanted pets, the Barnesville-Lamar County Humane Society will transport animals to a low cost spay/neuter clinic Tuesday, May 1st . To make an appointment or for additional information, please call 770-358-2711 and leave a message. Please visit www.blchs.org to see animals available for adoption or to learn about opportunities to volunteer with the humane society.
Organizers and an army of volunteers are gearing up for the 8th annual Barnesville BBQ & Blues Festival.
Over 40 competition barbecue teams from all over the southeast will begin rolling into town Thursday and, by nightfall, the savory smells of grilling meat and side items will begin wafting through the air.
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The 4.24.2012 edition of The Herald-Gazette is chock full of stories looking at the rebuilding and rejoicing as we approach the one year anniversary of the killer tornado.
By Kay S. Pedrotti
Once again, the mettle of Lamar County’s tornado survivors astounds and inspires us.
They were tested as none of us can imagine but they are literally rejoicing after the rubble. The post-tornado storm of paperwork threatened to inundate more than one survivor family -- bureaucracies, government or private sector, seem compelled to make it harder for people to recover. [Full Story »]