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High School Football Program Addresses Dan Mullen Rumors

Dan Mullen will be working with the football program at Lake Oconee Academy in Georgia this season, but not as offensive coordinator. Mullen will be a "a contributing resource to the football program and athletic department at Lake Oconee Academy," the school confirmed to the Lake Oconee News on Sunday. This statement comes after a report on Saturday night indicated Mullen would be the team's new offensive coordinator.
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Dan Mullen lands at Georgia's Lake Oconee Academy, former Kirby Smart assistant reacts

Ex-Florida coach Dan Mullen will share what he's learned at the college level with the football staff at Lake Oconee Academy in Greensboro, Georgia, this season, acting as a "contributing resource" of sorts after spending the last 13 years in the SEC as a head coach. Lake Oconee Academy is coached by Patrick Stewart, who previously served as a defensive assistant under Kirby Smart at Georgia.

Man hospitalized after Wrightsville church fire

WRIGHTSVILLE, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A J ohnson County man is recovering after he was found inside a burning church Friday. Nathan Lambert, a 30-year-old man with special needs, was reported missing from his group home around 7 o’clock Friday morning. A deacon found Lambert unconscious inside Pleasant Grove...

2022-12 - Request For Bids - Sunhill Rd Sewer Line

The City of Sandersville is seeking qualified contractors for the installation of 120 LF of SDR 35 PVC 8” sewer line at the intersection of Sun Hill Road and Cooley Drive. The Contractor will abandon 60’ LF of 8” PVC sewer line and cap the sewer from inside the manholes. The inverts must be redirected to accommodate the flow of the new line. A doghouse manhole must be provided on the eastern section of the new line.

Dan Mullen to work with Georgia HS program, school releases statement

Dan Mullen has plans to stay involved in football, but this time on the high school level in Georgia. There was some confusion over the weekend about Mullen’s specific involvement, but the school, Lake Oconee Academy, released a statement that was reported on by the Lake Oconee News. Mullen will not be an offensive coordinator, but instead will be a “contributing resource” for the school’s football program. Lake Oconee Academy is entering year two of its football program and doesn’t play a varsity schedule yet.

Nia Wilson leads Greater Atlanta Christian to third in Class AAA track and field

CARROLLTON — A pair of state championships from Nia Wilson on Saturday finished off the Greater Atlanta Christian girls’ third-place finish in Class AAA Track and Field Championships. The Spartans tallied 66 points to finish behind Westminster (137) and Sandy Creek (71) as Region 5-AAA schools swept the...

Loran Smith: Remembering James Roy Rowland

James Roy Rowland, a native of Wrightsville, Georgia, was a medical doctor who became a U. S. Congressman who was best known to his friends and constituents as “J. Roy.”. I enjoyed intermittent conversations with him over the years and was emotionally comforted by a couple of visits with him in recent years that made me keenly aware of the importance of the fiber in a person who chooses politics as a profession. He first was a medical doctor after which came a venture into politics.
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Lady Titans' best season to date ends during quarterfinals

The best-ever season of North Oconee High School girls lacrosse reached its conclusion last week. Last Thursday evening, the Lady Titans hosted McIntosh High School in the Elite Eight round of the playoffs. Unfortunately for North Oconee, it dropped an 18-10 decision, eliminating the Lady Titans from playoff contention. Despite...