The 34th Annual Community Awards Banquet will be held at the Barnesville Civic Center on January 19, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. This is an important event for our community as we recognize Barnesville and Lamar County citizens for their professional and extracurricular achievements. The awards that will be presented that evening are listed below:

2017 Awards (with sponsoring organization)

Outstanding Citizen of the Year (Chamber of Commerce)
Business Person of the Year (Chamber of Commerce)
Volunteer of the Year (Lion’s Club)
Law Enforcement Officer of the Year (Dewaine T. Bell Difference Makers)
Farmer of the Year (Barnesville-Lamar County Farm Bureau)
Career Woman of the Year (Barnesville Rotary Club)
Brittain Cauthen Firefighter of the Year (Barnesville-Lamar County Fire Department)
STAR Student/STAR Teacher (Barnesville Kiwanis Club)