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JOINER--HARPER The lovely Lane Chapel Mr. B. W. Harper, Jr. Epworth by the Sea in Paternal grandparents Huxford Genealogical Society Hears Wilson Lilllan Lee Corbett When the Huxford Ge- nealogic~al Society met in Homerville for its regular quarterly meeting on February 11 at 2:00 p.m., they found youthful Wes- zines were all in the mail for the spring edition; first Monday in February the City of Homerville took over the old Homer- ville High School building was the setting are Mrs. B. W. Harper, Sr. ley Wilson, speaker for the the lovely wedding of and the late Mr. B. W. occasion, a refreshing s Cheri D. Harper toHarper, Sr. Maternal example of his subject, bert L. Joiner. The grandparents are the late "Youth inGenealogy'. ~uary 26 rites were Mr. and Mrs. Boss Steed- Wilson is 23, and he ley. ~mnized at 6:00 o'clock became interested in his ! Rev. J. Don ProctorThe groom is the son of f am, ily line at fourteen. lciating in the double Mrs. Sadie Joiner and the He s been a diligent re- g ceremony. . late Herbert Joiner of Brun- searcher since that time. the bride is tim daugh- ~wick, Ga. He's published two books of Mrs. B. W. Harper,The couple will reside in on his family, has studied ~sta and the late under some of the best Brunswick, Ga. ' genealogists in both Gear- infected with the virus, gin and Florida. His roots Holloway states, "If we are are in Georgia, but is now going to fight AIDS, we living in Jacksonville. He .._"OUNTYEXTENSIONH must fight crack and sy- is married and has a child I! philis as well." 13 months old. HOME ECONOMIST |l Atleast5to 10% of the Gideon James was his o II expectant mothers in grandfather from Geor- l]~ Georgia are using crack. A gin. He went to Suwannee survey conducted in Gear- County, Florida and the gin in 1988 confirmed that family cemetery there be- is, Crime and Disease 2 out of every 1000 live came a point of interest ',ently an Atlanta TV births are to HIV positive to the youth. He began n highlighted the women. In some areas it studying old cemeteries, cocaine invasion is even higher than the both from family history rural Georgia with above mentioned rate. and connected lines. Now emphasis in the The black community is he's sold on Georgia and and northern also being adversely af- Florida cemeteries, and is of Georgia. The fected by the crack inva- making a great effort to cocaine problem is sion. Among the cases of restore them to their form- an urban big city prob- syphilis reported, 90% are er positions. The more ob- but one that has blacks and the majority of solete they are, the harder all areas of Gear- those are women. While he works to bring up-to- both urbanand rural, thirty-two percent of the date those whose graves Ted Holloway, M.D. black infants were born to have been lost. Taken from Director of the South- teenage mothers; sixty-five a youth's angle and opti- Health Unit has much percent of the black bhths mism, he is turning things rare regarding this to- were to single mothers,around for those who Accq rding to Dr. Hal- If such trends continue the have been lost through ~'s report, south- black community will the years. He was introdu- ueol gia has been deal- certainly carry the major ced by Mrs. Charles Hick- with crack much ear- burden in terms of num-man. than many other partsbers of HIV infected ba- Randall Walker, presi- state due to it's pro- bias. dent of the society, presi- ity to Florida, the coast The use of crack may indad over the meeting, wel- 1-95. Therefore, it' s essence symbolize the comed and introduced Y introduction to themany ills of our society - new members and guests ]s now appearing as racism, poverty, aliena- present. problems for the tion, unemployment and Miss Louise Bennett hopelessness. Our youngopened the meeting with What are the results of people are more at risk than prayer. permeation of crack many other age groups. Mrs. H. N. Corbett Alcohol and Drug Alcohol use among high read the minutes of the Centers in the school seniors in the previous meeting, and they have gone from U.S. is 92% and the usewere approved. middle aged ad- of crack is 12%. The most Miss Frankie Miles, with years of alco- horrifying fact about treasurer, reported the abuse to treating crack is that an individual financial statement of the 17-30 year aids, can be "hooked" after the organization. crack and other drugs, initial use. How many Miss Leola Settle, Edi- Support their crack young people will want to tar of Huxford Genealogical ~it younger addicts try it -just once? Society, Inc. Magazine to ~rirae. Drug relat- The war against crack announced:: The maga-~ offe~es among juve- and drugs must be fought ,, es have increased 80%on many fronts. Remem- latest in a growing list of the last four years, ber, drugs, crime and dis- awards for the film. Last Holloway states that ease know no geographical month, "Daisy" brought of the young girls, boundaries, neither urban home three Golden Globe have become addicts, or rural. If you need more Awards for Best Picture/ involved in prostitu-information contact your Musical or Comedy, Best to help support theirlocal health department or Actor - Morgan Freeman Trading sex for health district. . ,. and Best Actress - Jessica is not uncommon Made In Ga. Movies Tandy. "Daisy" was also girls involved with honored at the National dealers. He fur- 14Academy Board of Review's D. W. ~dds, "The magnitude Nondnations Griffith Awards, receiving problem is best the Best Picture and Best when examin- "Driving Miss the number of syphilis the heartwarming story of reported in fiscal a Southern matron and her tr 1985 to those in the fis- chauffeur, and "Glory', Year 1988." The num- a Civil War epic about the of cases have increa-first black regiment in U.S. _ from 47 to 354, an history, cornered the mar- % increase among the ket on the 62nd Academy atlas in the South- Award nominations by Unit. For the netting a total of 14 no- of March 1989 there minations. 58 cases of syphilis "Driving Miss Daisy" in the Southeast was nominated for nine Which is more than awards, more than any reported for other nominated picture. 1984. "Daisy" earned nomina- more frightening tions for Best Picture, possible magnitude Actor- Morgan Freeman, Spread of AIDS as a Actress - Jessica Tandy, of sex for drugs.Supporting Actor Dan of those now invol- Aykroyd, Screenplay In such activity are Adaptation- Alfred Uhry, Positive. It has been Art Direction, Costume De- by the end of' sign, Film Editing and will be over Make-Up. Cases of AIDS in Gear- The nine Academy Aw- and maybe 100,000 ard nominations are the Daisy', Actor awards. "Glory" grabbed five Academy nominations including Supporting Ac- tor - Denzel Washington. Art Direction, Cinemato- graphy, Film Editing and Sound. Denzel Washing- ton was a winner at last month's Golden Globers where he picked up the award for Best Supporting Actor for his work in "Glo- ry." "Glory" was also no- minated for Golden Globe Awards for Best Picture/ Drama, Best Director, Best Screenplay and Best Original Score. Both "Daisy" and "Glory" were shot entire- ly on-location in Georgia during 1989. "Daisy" filmed in Atlanta and Grif- fin while "Glory" shot in the Savannah, Jekyll Is- land, McDonough and and Apartments On-site Resident Manager Lisa King Office Hours Mon.. Fri. 8:30 am - 5:00 pm Sat. 1:00 pm . 5:00 pm After Hours By Appointment Only CLINCH COUNTY NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 1990 Page 3 First Aid For Families Of Teenagers Tuesday, March 27, 1990 - 7:00 p.m.- Homerville Elementary/Middle School Meeting #1 -Improving Self-Confidence In Your Child b~ from the Clinch County Beard of Education in which the Huxford Library is located. They are reno- vating the total building; the Huxford Society will be responsible to them in the future; the Davis Fam- ily folder is missing from its reserved place, and she asked all using .the library to look out for other fold- ers and help turn them in | to the proper librarian in charge. She mentioned that some wanted the library These 6th and 7th graders are the picture of healthl Perhaps "First Aid for Families of Teen-AgersH has opened on week-ends, helped, dence both at home and teen-agers; and realize the out from the Skiiis for as they have no work daysWhat would be inclu- school will be another goal impact that parents, fatal- Adolescence program. to come for research. It ded in a first aid kit to help of the meeting, lies, friends and the en- CaSsette tapes of this was discussed, and plans adults deal with teen- The meeting, which is tire community can have on handbook will also be are in the making for a agers? Would there be the first in a series of four, our young people, available for those who pre- Saturday work day if theband-aids, deodorant,will be conducted by At the conclusion of the far audio tapes. Door pri- staff can be obtained, disinfectant,bandages, local Skills for Adolescence meeting, copies ofa hand- zes will be awarded I North Carolina Genea. and pain relievers? These teachers, who have recei- book The Surprising Years, Remember now to make logical Register has been are just a few items to he ved in-depth training in this will be available for check- plans to attend. given by C. C. Garrason of considered at the first program. Please make I Jacksonville. Linda Men- Skills for Adolescence plans to attend these meet- daws, Adel's outstanding meeting to be held next ings in order to learn me- history teacher was recog- week. All parents, families, thods and techniques nized as John Floyd and friends of young pea- for helping young a'doles- P Chapter DAR's Georgia ple are invited to attend, cents become happy, State History Teacher of The goals for the firsthealthy, and productive the Year, and received meeting include discussing adults. Remember, Tues- warm congratulations from the challenges of raising day, March 27, 1990, at the society. Mrs. Meadows 10-16-year-aids and dis- 7:00 p.m. in the Homerville was later presented her pin cussing how important self- Elementary/Middle School at the February PAR confidence is for youngcafeteria istheplace. Come meeting, people. Reviewing ways to enjoy being with other The family and friends of Mrs. G. C. Lee of Du- increase their self-confi- parents and families of Pont, Regent of John ~ ~~ MACK COOPER ~ Floyd Chapter, is the CARD OF THANKS John Floyd wish hi-m_ a very. happy eightieth hh h- PAR State Regent of the Year. She was given a With grateful and appre- day March 21. special pin in recogni-ciative hearts, we would PAR Meets tion of the great work she like to express our sin- We love you very. much. has done throughout PAR,. cerest thanks to all for the John Floyd Chapter, Gwen & the children as well as State service, prayers, visits, flowers,Georgia State Society of the and was honored at thefood, words ofcomfort National Society, Daugh- il White House in Washing- and all acts of kindnessters of the American Revo- ton for her work in envirom and love during the illness lution, meets Thursday, ment, beautification and and loss of our belovedMarch 22 at 3 p.m. at .~11nl/ community service. She is wife and mother. We have Okefenokee Heritage Cen- ,,-rlE$ a member of the Huxford tried to thank each of you ter. Society, and also Mrs: personally, however Mrs. G. C. Lee, regent, Birthday Meadows where both serve we may have missed some- urges members to attend diligently, one. The Lord has trulyand says Mrs. L. D. Row- Pop Various books were blessed us with wonderful ell will be in charge of the accepted from special,' friends and family and program which will in- donors. These will be .may He bless each and elude "Meadow Garden acknowledged by the so-',, every one of you in the and the Flag of the United ciety, and placed upon the~ same way. Again, thank shelves for use as soon as you. they can be properly label. The family of the late ed for service. Mary Ann Strickland T Roy, Marty, Freddie Hampton areas. Cast andand family crew for both films were (adv.) (lt) heavily supported by Geor- gia talent and technicians, Says Film Office Director Norman Bielowicz, "We're excited about the attention and acclaim that both fil~s are achieving. We feel fortunate to be associated with such high quality projects and such creative, professional filmmake~. There are six ways that a batter can get on base without getting a hit in baseball: error, base on balls, catcher drops third strike, hit by pitch, fielder's States". Public Service ,Announcement Do you enjoy reading but oRentimes find it difficult? Improve your communica- tions skills. Registration is now being held for a Basic Skills Class in Clinch Co. The class is designed with you in mind by allowing choise, and interference by you to learn at your own catcher, pace. This class can also serve as an enrichment academic dean's office by tool for those persons desir- April 16. ing to eventually advance to The success of "Glory" "We will be announc- the GED Preparation class. and "Daisy" is also a rifle ing many of our on-campus For more information, tribute to our film cm- scholarship recipients contact theAdultEducation munity and the citizens Of during the Honors Day Center, Waycross, Georgia Georgia; their efforts we~ ceremony on May 2," (912) 287-2302. Remem- instrumental to the produc- said Burran. "Thirty-four ber, "It's Never Too Late tion and success of bothscholarships worth a to- To Learn." __ films." tal of $25,820.00 were aw- {By Georgia Film & Video Tape Office) Abraham Baldwin Offers Most Scholarships Ever TIFTON -- Abraham Baldwin College will of- fer more scholarships than ever before for the 1990- 91 school year. Academic Dean James Burran said students who wish to apply for one of over 58 different scholarships should complete the neces- sary applications in the arded last year at Ho- nors Day." According to Burran, 41 different scholarships are available for entering fresh- men, 20 different scholar- ships are available for Abraham Baldwin fresh- men embarking on their sophomore year, and two scholarships are avail- able for Abraham Baldwini graduates about to enter their junior year at a se- nior institution or univer- sity. Most of the scholar- ships are made avail- able through the Foundation, Inc. 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