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Disabled Treutlen man gets probation in pot case

Disabled Treutlen man gets probation in pot case

A disabled Treutlen County man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years probation and a $1,500 fine for growing what he said was "medical" marijuana outside of his home.

Terry Altier was sentenced before a judge in Treutlen County Superior Court.

That came after lawyers argued his case for more than an hour.

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI, Call For Entries

Allied Arts is currently accepting entries for the thirty-first annual Oconee Artists Exhibition. Entries will be accepted through Friday, April 11. This juried exhibition is open to all adult artists (age 18 and over) who live in central Georgia and practice a visual art form. The six eligible categories are drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Artists may enter a maximum of three pieces for an entry fee of $20.00.

Cash awards include Best of Show award of $100.00, Second Place award of $75.00 and Third Place award of $50.00. All artists will be honored and winners announced at an opening reception on Sunday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Marlor House, 201 North Wayne Street, Milledgeville. The reception will be hosted by the Milledgeville Civic Woman’s Club and the Friends of Allied Arts. The Oconee Artists Exhibition XXXI will be on display through Friday, May 30.

Friday weather forecast

Friday weather forecast

Today... Sunny with highs in the mid-to-upper 60s.

Tonight... Mostly cloudy with lows near 40.

Saturday... Partly cloudy with highs in the low 70s.

Saturday Night... Mostly cloudy with rain possible. Lows in the lower 50s.

Eatonton commemorates 150th Civil War anniversary with new exhibit

Eatonton commemorates 150th Civil War anniversary with new exhibit

New items will be on display for visitors at the Old School History museum come this month.

When you visit the Old School History Museum this month, you'll be able to see documents pardoning an Eatonton Confederate sympathizer with Andrew Johnson and William Seward's signatures as well as discharge papers for another Eatonton soldier from the 1860s.

Then, in November, crews will set up a reenactment of camp life in Eatonton.

The museum is at 305 North Madison Avenue.

Read more details.

Eatonton named one of Georgia's safest cities

Eatonton named one of Georgia's safest cities

(WXIA) -- Eatonton has been named the safest city in Georgia.

Eatonton ranks among SafeWise's latest list of the 50 Safest Cities in Georgia.

SafeWise used FBI crime data and its own private research to compile the ranking. It cited Auburn's mere 76 crimes in 2012 -- none of which were murder, arson, rape or robbery -- for its standing.

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

Krispy Kreme to sell coffee-inspired donuts

(WXIA) -- Coffee and donuts are a great way to start the day -- but what if the two breakfast staples were combined?

Krispy Kreme is now offering two coffee-inspired donuts at participating stores through Sunday, Mar. 30.

Customers can feast on:

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

Valentine truffles recipe: Chocolate, bacon and peanut butter

 

 

Peanut Butter, Bacon, Chocolate Truffles

 

Ingredients:

6 slices thick-cut bacon