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Dewayne 0 ' Berry. Th{ Stationed In Virginia"'" " Navy Petty Officer 1st IS Class Dewayne L. O' Berry son of the late Vesta M. Belch of Homerville, Ca., recently reported for duty GRAY--COOMBS aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Saipan, Mr. and Mrs. Donald L. Axson, Ga. homeported in Norfolk, ay Sr. of Homerville The wedding will be an Va. d Mr. and Mrs. Edwardevent of Saturday, March 3 A 1989 graduate of White (Glenda) of Ma-at 3:00 p.m., at the home of Clinch County High School, r are pleased to an- the groom s sister, Mr.Homerville, Ga., he join- unce the engagement and Mrs. William {Billy) ed the Navy in June 1989. d approaching marriage Miller, Rt. 2 Homerville. ----~ their daughter, Sandra No invitations will be Timothy Starling e Gray, to Ricky Michael ~s:ed but the couple in- Completed z)mbs, son of Mr. and it all friends and relatives rs. Robert Coombs of toattend. OfficertsCo'urse torch To Find Miss Poetry Contest Navy Ensign Timothy K eorg[a USA ..... " ........ Staffing. son of Rudolph and Mary A. Starling of T~ A $1,000 first prize is109Lucille St., Homerville, . ne search is on to find being offered in Artists Ca., has completed the Ba- zss Georgia USA 1991, Embassy International'ssic Surface Warfare Offi- e most attractive and all- First Annual Poetry Con- cers' Course. 0und young woman to test the first ever to be During the 18-week cour- present Georgia rathe sponsored in its 38-year se conducted at Surface m annuat miss u~ history. Says AlthyaWarefare OfficersCom- Lgeantto be telecast ...... ~o ......m ..... Y .... ~ ..... , u,.-s ...... mend, Newport, R.I., 'e on national temvmmnFounder and President of Starling was taught how to roughoutthe 50countries the non-profit organiza- perform as a watch and ross the globe next tion: "We hope to inspire division officer aboard ~rch.. poets with our contest,Navy ships. n addition to the oppor- and to further intercultu- He received extensive mty to win. more than ral understanding and instructions on the duties ~s,000 in prizes and aw- peace through the language of an underway officer of s on the National le- ofnoetrv- the deck, which inclu- 1 ' " ~ J .it,Miss Georgia USA In addition to the $1,000 ded shiphandling and man- t~91will receive a prize . first prize, the contest euvering in formation un- ackage valued near boasts five other cash der simulated battle condi- zb,000v To " ..... awards: $500 second prize, tions. He also studied radar __ .qua n~, appncanLs $300 third prize, $200 detection, tracking and ansi. tin. single ann never fourthprize,$100 fifthplotting of enemy air- aarrmd at least 18 years of e L-- ~ prize, and $50 sixth priz . craft, ships and missiles; ge and under 27 years Ol ~e .... Cash prizes total $2,150.00 communications; damage as ot renruary i, in all. control; and shipboard or- 991 .and must live, work or Those wishing to enterganization. ~e nd school anywhere m send e " the free contest may A 1978 graduate of or~a. Apphcants mus~ one poem, 21 lines or less, Southwest High School, so be a U.S. Citizen and to: Poetry Contest, Artists Macon, Ga., he joined the mnot be or have been aEmbassy International, Navy in August 1989. ~en.t. Box 170607, San Francis- udging will be based on co, CA 94117. The deadline -~.auty of face and figure, for entering is March 17. Manor School Perfect )zse, personality, groom- A complete winner' s list Attendance g: intelligence, speaking will be sent by May 1. lxlity and commercial ................... )Peal. There is no talent ~ . Thirty-two Manor Ele- '~petition! ~ensus Jo~s mentary students are re- , II contestants will be cognized for having a first Jected on an open, at-avAil~hlP, semester perfect atten- rge basis by the Pageant ....... dance, says Principal ~lection Committee. ,, Larry Barber. Since they hose chosen will advance The U.S. Census ~ureau have not missed a day ' the state finals to be is currently accepting since school started in Au- eld October 20-21 1990applications for temporary gust, a reward for their ;the Atlanta Airpo'rt Hil- jobs which will begin in steady efforts will be a m Hotel March movie, popcorn and cola Pr Applicants will be re ospective applicants . " " - party. ]ould senA their name quired to take awritten Named to the "Perfect Cldress ~nd tele-hone test and show proof of ambe fg free en~ in identification Your origi- Attendance" list are Jared )rmat~onto. 'Y " nal social security card and ard,Bennett'BessieBrittanYGriffin, DustinGilli" ~isuGbo ""Ua SA Pageant a valid driver's license Nati~m~r~i~ead~iuarters should be brought to the Henderson, Ashlee Lee, Holly Chauncey, Michael P.O. Box 676 test site. Corbitt, Britt Henderson, Silver Spring, Md 20918 Pay rates start at $6.00Mandi Barber, Bonnie Grif- call toll-free: 1-800-525- per hour and mileage is fin, Dodi Griffin, Stacey reimbursed. ApplicantsO' Berry, Emily Smith. ~"---" must be 18 years of age. Leslie Booth, Ryan ,,.., -" Jobs will last from two to Daniel, Tonya Easterling, ~" eight weeks. Connie Griffin, Crystal Interested applicants Hensley, Mitchell McCle- :(~ ~ ~ should apply promptly at llan, Katie Merritt, Mary 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, Peacock, Josh Ryals, TiC- February 28, 1990 at fney Corbitt, Nicki Griffin, .When swallows fly high City Hall, 200 W. Dame Timothy Ryals, Rachel Is an indication of good Ave., Homerville, Ca Ammons, Wendy Carrel- feed on Additional information chael, Brooke Bennett, Inats and flies, which are ound farther from the can be obtained by calling Brad Henderson, Ben Tan- - the Albany District Office her, Erika Tanner and rising air is generally at (912) 432-8940. Salina Beverly. of good weather. Homerville, Georgia In order to better serve the community Empire Banking Company will extend its banking hours. "On Thursday the lobby will be open until 5:00 p.m." BANKING HOURS: Drive In Window Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 A.M.- 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, Saturday 8:30 A.M.- 12:00 P.M. Lobby Monday, Tuesday, 9:00 - 3:00 P.M. Thursday, Friday 9:00 - 5:00 P.M. Wednesday, Saturday 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1990 Page. 3 Enrollment Continues News Prom The , T Bo?R co, arte en Homerwlle Freewdl Baptist UN'rY EXTENSION -Qu Y " Church News rollment at Abraham Bald- HOME ECONOMIST win College for over theOn Wednesday, Febru- verses from the Bible per- past two years has been a ary 14, at 5:30 in the taining to love The remain- iiu Audrp_v JJn~a recoru-oreaking experience evening, the Youth Depart- der of the building was de- -~ ----" ...... The winter quarter 1990 meat had a Valentine corated with "~ hearts, enrollment is no exception banquet in the fellowship streamers and balloons. Emily Hays Bialock Look Beyond Diet Promiseswith a headcount of 2,055 hall at the church. Sandwiches, finger- Mr and Mrs William Nutritonist Urges stuuents, up 14.1t~ percent It was beautifully decors- foods, cake and punch were Tate Blalock of Brunswick ,,,*~;*~..... i~lio*over last winter's enroll- ted b- the ~,outh of the-~ -e-~ A ............ v ........ . ..... s ~ ~rv u. Georgia announce the birth . :,t. ,t._ ~r..; ..... ;,,, ,, c:,~,,, mere ot 1,80o church and Mrs Barbara There was a large ,,f o ,~o g~i*a"~x"~ns*;on~'~'~vicesay's . Garth Webb, .Direc.ter of Jean Morgan, teacher, number in attendance and ~aysBla~at~,h~huE~ai~y people need to look beyond A.um]sszons aria, tteglstrar Love was the theme of a good time was had by Februa,~ 8 1990 at Glwn- " S U "J ' J " the promises of diet plans a.~Abraham tmmwm, m , the banquet. The hearts all. Brunswick Memorial Hos- to see if the products "on me average, couegesdecorated on one wall had Linda Hendrix, reporter ..;,,,1 2. Is it promoted by school for at least five the mi~on- of Am-ir~ Vice PresidentoftheDoug- Sow For 1990 . someone well-respected years a Chance m ta~e one ......~.~ ..... v,~-las-Coffee County Chamber Income Tax Returns and knowledgeable in nu-cross at no. cnarge, uz me cva~ u, .va ,t,, maoemsof Commerce. Lockwood " nO 100 available grants, 90 ann muse wno may atreauy tritm . have the di e se " " ot addressed the PIC at itsATLANTA--Now is a 3. Has it been around were used.. ....... .s a out.n working retreat February good time to start your more than five years? -we reel the a merence yet. xno.w it, explame: 9-11 on Jekyll Island. 1990 tax planning. 4. Is it backed up by in me enrollment mr. me ~orm rimes, ..~nmrperso. , The members of the "Are your files in or- " " ntific data~ two quarters comes trom ruonc ~uucauon t;ommlt- , substantml scm . ................. PIC, charged with over-der? It s not too early, and .~L Is the diet too rigid9 the incenuve grants wmcn ~ee, ~eorgta Aznna~e oz ~o,inc, th~ di.~trihntinn nf it could ~ava van time and ~- 't is based" on were offered fall quarter the American Diabetes ...... ~" ":'". ............. 7 ............ - ..... :---- 6. If the dm ...................... Job Training Partnership money, as well as assisting the principles of another omy(" a(loeu webb. ,. ~s.soclauon bo,~). ~na Act (JTPA) funds in you in preparing a complete expert or health associa- . Winter quarter ngures .~msyear, a spec!m eIzo~ the eight-county area of and accurate income tax . does it have their also reveal mat Aoranamls oemg mane to reacn Atbi,,~,,, R.,,.., n,.~, r~tnrn "~icl P~ul Wil tlon ....... , ................... , ...... , ...... - ....... , ............ - annroval9 t~alowin's stuoent popma- rnspamc Americans wan leo, Charlton, Clinch, liams, Internal Revenue "~ " there a secret tion is composed of 52 6 are three times more like 7. Is , . . " Coffee, Pierce, and Ware, Service district director n ex nsive or unusual percent females and 474ly to develop diabetes w,~r,~ ~a~c~t~r~cl ~v l~b fnr~c~ro'in a pe ..... ," . .... . ........... ~,v_ ,,,.i .,--..-..- ....... ~,--. or a s eciai vitamin percent males, uI me man non-rnspanlcs, w,~,d *-. k.,l., ~,t. ..... , M,l,o v,mr t,,v,,.~ 1~ food, P ...................... ------- *-, ,-~,v '-'~,.,~-o ~,=~ ""~"~ -, ........... th t alle edl brin s about~{a mazes enroueu at Aura- AlSO sm~eo for me x~ what thav want in hi.~ mn " ff by g w to a g y g . .......... , ............... . taxing. _, startm~, no_ _ s9 ham Baldwin, 448 are hv- Alert zs the Be alert to th,~ "n ~ t~ "vnu c~ 'torg n" v re iv s, the weight Ins . " ....... m .... tLn_l ._lk ...... n _ .~a ize our ce _t . 8. Can you live with the ing o~ campus wm}e omy what you eat, aria an ca - help others without help- cancelled checks and other diet for the rest of vour 190 of the 1,080 females paign, reople can trac~ in~ ,,ourself," Lockwo()d items that will prove a life~ " enrolled are living in on- their eating and exercise to~d tl~e group, source of income, deduc- Egg Month campus housing.. .nantes for a hay umng Under the leadership of tion or credit for 1990. rorthe1990win~erquar- me ~e alert mary Mn- on'tw "tu tilth d February ls egg month m .............. " . Chairman Norman Fletcher D m n e en of Georgia, according to the ter, ,, A Dra.narn. ~.muwz.n _n.onsoz a za_n.es, an~ qum.zfls of Douglas, the PIC mem- the year to start record- . enrouecl I ~ZI ~*eor a win u~ tu~nuuteu xm~u - Georgm Egg ComI~iSSlOn..... " .... gl "" " .... n "h ~'h bers gathered to assess the keeplng. second reszoents, 1uo out ot state wine oy &t#A u t e zt~ Georgia ranks na ..... " ..... needs and resources of the You should keep these Cahfo students, and 29 students many ~,uA cnapters wm tionallv, behind " rnia, ..... area in order to better plan records until the statute of in the value of eggs' pro- from other countries, conuuct pro.grams otzer!ng for job training for the limitations for the return , , ~ more loennes on eating ..... duced. The state s eggs are . gu . . _ ta econormcally disadvantag- expires. Usually this is aria exercisingto s y valued at $230 million.. Sprin-Visitation , :. ed citizens and for a laborthree years from the date Working Kids , ,, . ~, . _ . nealthy. . . . force able to respond to the the return was due or fi- nours Announced dustpnorto ann on A Gallup Youth Survey Marc'-20 written tests needs of new and existing led, or two years from the listed 65 percent of ~eris At Refuge . :~,~. . , ........ employers in the area. The date the tax was paid, ] e ano alarms wm De azsm earning money outsd the . ........ " PIC used the opportunity whichever is later. outeo mrougnout oeorgm home for doing part-time Refuge Manager Don ........ of the retreat to develop Some data, like pro- wzm me nelp oz area work. Forty percent of the Perkuchin announced todav ........ strategy for future years, perty records (including nospl~us, lOCal ousmesses, boys do yard and restau- tht Okefenokee National - . . . PIC members also heardthose on your own home} county extension agents, rant work, and 60 percent Wildlife Refu~,e's snrin, ...... from Dr. Dung Bechtel should be kept indefi- of the girls babysit. , visitation hourswill c,o~'in~ oiav.e~es eaucamrs, pnar~ of the University of Geor- nitely since they may be ........... ~----- _,, ....... t., .,-u~v' macies, ann me t.,eneralgia on the demographics needed to figure the basis e~xect ~VLmt;. ~, .~,~,v. Nutrition Centers , ....... CARD OF THANKS Gate hours'at the East A...,stim~,w~ il million of the area s labor force, owne ongmal or replace- entrance, Suwannee Canal ""~" :~ ",'~" ,. , _ They used this information ment property. We would like to thank Americans nave ~laoetes, Recreation Area, south ....... .,_ as they estabhshed goals' It zs helpful to~ keep everyone for the love and west of Folkston Georoda a,~a~ase In wmcn me for specific population. copies of your filed tax concern shown to us during ,~, u:_k. _. ' .,,/~o' oooy ones not proauce or ,~ouns emnlover needs returns and the tax return res nd to insulin, a ho the smkness and loss o~ will be from 7:00 a.m. un-po ...... - occupations for training, package as part of your our mother, grandmother: til 7"30 p m Hours of up- mone neeoeo ,tor (zany and assessment and eligi- records. These records will and sister We ate Tne resulung mgn deeply blhty assist you in case you . ." eration for the Visitor-, "- n ever l "" " " " apprecm~ed your prayers~ O~n*"r --'ill *'^ ,.ha ^- mona sugar ca s .. e y Mayor Tony Batten of need to amend your re- ~J~ t~ W U~ ~*~/~ ~ *lll e rt dam e the h a , blooo flowers, food, visits, me, until 5"00 p m weekdays ag , Blackshear entertained and turn mortal ifts to the churches " " vessels, kidneys, eyes ann " - g ~nd 7"00a m until 5"00 ..... motivated the group w~th For more information, and eve " .... nerves it tett untreateu, . ry act of kindness, p.m. on weekends. The ...... to a hvely presentat|on dunng call IRS toll-free at 1-800- maoeces can man the retreat. 424-FORM and ask for Pub- May God richly bless each of you. ,~ The family of Mrs. LiMe Mac Kight ;. (adv.) (It) CROP INSURANCE Rural communities across the country have received about $190 billion in finan- cial security over the past t~ine years because farmers bought multiple peril crop insurance. In Georgia, around 29 percent of the cropland acreage was insured for 1989, with ihe se- curity value of crop insurance estimated at more than $1 billion for 1989, and $7.4 billion for 1981-89, according to University of Georgia Ex- tension Service economists. OR. A.M. CULBRETH WILL CLOSE THE HOMERVILLE OFFICE Swamp Island Drive will death. be open daily from 7:00If you cannot locate a a.m. until 5:30 p.m. distribution center for an The Kingfisher Landing alert test in your commu- entrance, 13 miles north of nity, call the Georgia Affi- Folkston, off U.S. #1, will liate of the ADA at 454- be open daily from 5:308401 or 1-800-241-4556 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. {outside Atlanta) and a The Western entrance, free test and diary will be Stephen C. Foster Statesent to you. park, 17 miles northeast The Georgia Affiliate of Fargo, Georgia, will be serves the nearly 250,000 open from 6:30 a.m. until people with diabetes in 8:30 p.m. The Northern entrance Georgia. The American to the refuge, Okefenokee Diabetes Association-- Swamp Park, will start celebrating its 50th anni- spring visitation hours of versary in 1990--is the na- tion's leading voluntary 9:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. health organization sup- with the change to Daylight Savings Time in April. porting diabetes research and education Founded in 1940 as a professional society, today's ADA is an internationally recognized organization of more than 800 affiliates and chap- ters that serves all people with diabetes, regardless of age, type of diabetes, or economic condition. OF MARCH 1, 1990 Call For Appoin_tm_ent At Valdosta Office 242-8152 Open All Day Thursday 8:30 to 5:30 2000 N. Patterson Valdosta, Ga. Homerville City Council and Mayor not meet tl s Thursday night as meet Thursday, March I at 7i00 p.m. instead. All inter- ested persons please l eep this t ne time change in mind. WILIL M C. VEST City Clerl( The retreat ended with a final Comprehensive Job Training Plan to guide the PIC's programs for the coming years. The Job Training Plan was given concurrent approval by the Executive Committee of the Chief Elected Officials (CEOs), chaired by Charl- ton County Commission Chairman C. L. Passieu. JTPA interests in Clinch County are represented by PIC members Leonard Bateman and Bess Crum- bley and CEO Executive Committee member Bill lication 552, "Record- keeping for Individuals." Forbes, Mayor of Homer- ville. For more information on JTPA programs or on the PIC, contact Jill Mc- Gee, JTPA Director, Southeast Georgia Region- al Development Center (RDC), 3395 Harris Road, Waycross, GA 31501, {912) 285-6097. The RDC serves as the Administra- tive Entity for the PIC. The Clinch County Board of Education will have a edled Board meeting Thurs- day, February. 22, 1990 at 7:30 p.m. in the Board Offi e. The publ is invited to a end. or Senior IIIII " II BASED ] I ~11R I I I I ENT INCOME I I All new rental apartments Central air and heat All apartments ground level Wall to wall On site management laundry facilities rent based on income Washer/Dryer hook-up Close to Hospital, Doctor' s & Pharmacies 100 Chelsea Lane Homerville, Ga. 487-2852