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Hanging it Up for Good

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A bloodhound with seven years of experience with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is quitting his day job.

District celebrates graduation rate leap

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The Putnam County School District has achieved a 90.1% graduation rate for the 2019-2020 school year, a smidgen over the state average, the state Department of Education reported this week.

School Closures Recommended

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The Putnam County School District may close five schools to ensure its financial stability and avoid laying off employees in a 10-year plan that would involve building new facilities.