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Barnesville okays trick-or-treat; Milner hesitant to sponsor event

October 13, 2020

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In light of many closures and cancellations, fans of Barnesville’s mammoth night of Halloween trick-or-treating were concerned about the event but last week city officials announced the show will go on under a full moon Oct. 31. City police and fire units will block off Thomaston Street as usual.

Claxton lone qualifier in Barnesville Ward 1 race

July 30, 2020

Barnesville Herald-Gazette

Bill Claxton was the lone qualifier in the special election to fill the Ward 1 seat on the Barnesville city council vacated by the death of his wife, Anne Claxton.

Voters in Barnesville's Ward 1 will have to vote twice Nov. 3

July 17, 2020

Barnesville Herald-Gazette

The City of Barnesville has called a special election to fill the unexpired term of Ward 1 council member Anne Claxton who died June 15 from injuries received in an accident June 4. The qualifying fee is $45.

"We're alive but everything's gone"

April 22, 2020

Barnesville Herald-Gazette

For Barnesville PD Sgt. Jesse Blackmon (201), who was on duty, that was a time of trying to deal with his terror about whether his wife and two children would survive.