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Carr earns JUCO national championship  
Carr earns JUCO national championship
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Just under a year ago, life threw Nate Carr, Jr. a curve ball.... View

Church softball season concludes; Northridge takes first in tourney  
Church softball season concludes; Northridge takes first in tourney
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)- A Jones County mainstay that combines two of the area?s most popular pastimes wrapped up another of its 25-plus seasons this past week.... View

New GPS units installed to improve response time  
New GPS units installed to improve response time
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     A recent addition to Jones County?s E-911 system will decrease the response time of law enforcement officers to emergency calls while increasing their safety in the field.... View

 
A Child is Missing program helps locate lost youngster
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     A program to find missing children was proven effective recently in Jones County with the recovery of a 5-year-old child within an hour of being reported missing.... View

Civic Center to be renamed for W. E. Knox  
Civic Center to be renamed for W. E. Knox
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Jones County?s Civic Center was renamed by the Board of Commissioners last week in honor of a beloved educator and civic leader who admirers feared would be forgotten.... View

 
Impact fees: assessment report given to board
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Jones County commissioners were updated on the progress of the study of impact fees at a workshop, which preceded their meeting last week.... View

 
Diploma required, or not?
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     The question of a blanket policy requiring a high school education or its equivalent for all jobs on Jones County?s payroll was discussed at last week?s Board of Commissioners meeting, and the current policy was not changed.... View

Not your average garden  
Not your average garden
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     A traffic stop by Macon police officers resulted in the discovery of a marijuana garden in Jones County.... View

 
School system in ?adequate progress?
07/19/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)- The Jones County School System received welcomed news last week concerning its standing in the No Child Left Behind program.... View

Tornado damages property, leaves many without power  
Tornado damages property, leaves many without power
03/08/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     March truly ?came in like a lion? last week in the form of a tornado that roared through Jones County and left tracks of destruction along Highway 49.... View

 
Driveway permit policy to be better enforced
03/15/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Incorrectly installed driveways along county roads have become a safety hazard in Jones County and will soon be a problem for those not adhering to county policy. ... View

 
Infant needs lengthy surgery; family needs local support
03/15/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     An account has been opened at Security Bank of Jones County to help the family of a tiny Jones Countian struggling with a dangerous heart condition.... View

 
Water authority could get trial run
03/15/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Time does not appear to be on the side of a water authority for Jones County this year, but legislation may not be the only way to get the job done.... View

Temporary Jones County airport  
Temporary Jones County airport
03/15/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     It is not uncommon for travelers to pass through Jones County on their way home from Florida, but they normally do not drop unexpectedly from the sky.  ... View

 
Bicentennial kicking off Saturday
03/15/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Three members of the steering committee for Jones County?s Sesquicentennial celebration that took place in 1957 will be honored in Saturday?s Bicentennial parade.... View

Now exiting the Jordan era  
Now exiting the Jordan era
03/01/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     Chimere Jordan?s senior year on the basketball court for Jones County High must have seemed like it ended twice.... View

 
Service delivery areas at issue
03/01/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     A workshop last week concerning service delivery areas to be included in the county?s comprehensive plan may have brought up a point of contention between officials of Gray and Jones County.... View

Kester to make mission trip to India after graduation  
Kester to make mission trip to India after graduation
03/01/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     While many seniors are planning graduation trips to luxury locations to celebrate the end of school, Kate Kester is raising money for a trip to a different destination with a unique goal in mind. ... View

 
State Senators Staton, Grant pushing multiple bills
03/01/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     With the 2007 General Assembly session past midpoint, the senators representing Jones County already have success in hand with time remaining for more to come.... View

Family rebuilds after fire last year, seeks some helping hands  
Family rebuilds after fire last year, seeks some helping hands
03/01/2007

The Jones County News / STPNS
Gray, Georgia (STPNS)-     A family is still recovering from a fire that took place more than a year ago, but with a little help, recovery is not far away.... View