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~:I+~ C~IZncI+ C~ountu ~e+.s Wednesday, April 4, 2018 Page 3 i: +" !: i (Continued from Page 1) Elections board to meet April 10 the Clinch County Sheriffs The Clinch County Board of Elections and Registration Department. will hold their regular monthly board meeting on Tues- Morgan said Swearingen has day, April 10 at 4:30 p.m. This meeting will convene in the been charged with 19 Counts Board of Elections Office in the Clinch County Courthouse of possession of a firearm by a and is open to the public. Assessors to meet on April !1 The Clinch County Board of Assessors will be holding (Continued from Page 1) their monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 11 at 5 p.m. shepherding it through This meeting is open to the public the Senate, and making changes in the House Manor School dedication ceremonyversion. Black represents A dedication ceremony for the Manor School's induction Clinch County in the State into the National Historic Registery will be held Sunday, Senate. April 15 at 3 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the Manor "My two goals were to Community Center located at 4650 Manor Millwood Road protect the FLPA grant to in Manor, Georgia. Everyone is invited to attend, For more provide some protection for information, contact Patsy Bennett at (912) 816-8876. those counties affected, and Training for farmers and growers help the forestry industry The UGA Extension and Georgia Department of Ag- get some relief they were riculture wil be hosting a one-day workshop for produce seeking," said Black. "We growers on Tuesday, April 17 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with put some things in there lunch provided. The workshop will take place at Dough- that were able to meet both erty County Extension Office located at 125 Pine Avenue those goals." #100, Albany, Georgia 31701. The cost is $10 per per- The legislaturealso son. For more information, call (229) 436-7216 or e-mail uge4095@uga.edu. Knil ht's Memorial n nlwosre, s.n;,in (Continued from Page 1) Knight's Memorial Baptist Church will be holding a gospel sing on Sunday, April 29 at 11 a.m. Chosen from could have on county tax Waycross will be performing. Knight's Baptist Church is coffers, but that the Senate located at 1312 Teeterville Road version passed included some protections that may CCHS Classof 1968 reunion lessen some of the fears Clinch County High School's Class of 1968 will celebrate commissioners had about their class retmion Saturday, May 19 from 6-10 p.m. at the bill. the Homerville Train Depot. The cost is $25 per person and "They (the state can be mailed to Jeanette Landrum or Carolyn O'Quinn at legislature) waited to see if 8 Oak Street, ttomerville, GA 31634. Everyone is encour- we were asleep down here," aged to bring old photos and memorablia. Corlee told commissioners WACKY ministry at Place of Blessings of the changes made to the Place of Blessings Church of God will have their original bill "They knew W.A.C.K.Y. (Wild About Christ Kids and Youth) Ministry there was going to have to on Sundays at 6 p.m. Van pick up is available, text (229) be some type of compromise. 548-0056. It wasn't a compromise we agreed on, but it was a small JESUS and Jam seeking" donations step in the right direction." Jesus and Jam is a non-profit organization that provides Discussed making sure convicted felon, four counts of drugs not in original container, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, a seatbelt violation, and five counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to approved House Resolution 51 - the accompanying resolution that calls for the constitutional amendment referendum. distribute. Finch was charged with seatbelt violation, and possession of methamphetamine. Morgan said Swearingen and Finch were taken to jail after the traffic stop. oougl s GA's 1 rm lnelna$ Find showtimes and purchase advance t/ckets online: www.Rockin8.com (912)384-8880 sack lunches to over 600 children, elderly, and disabled county roads were in good members of our community Currently, they are seeking shape as the blueberry donations for the new facility being built on Hwy 84. Any- season starts. one interested in making donations may send them to 2404 Commissioners asked Chester Mattox Road, Homerville, GA 31634. For more in- . . me roaa aeparsmen formation, contact Lajuanta Mattox at (912) 337-5342 : ~: " ~ ::1~'~:!" 4!~ ~ . ::~ *~ make sure mrs roaas near : : CMH:Auxi!b seekina new : :: :: blueberry 0pera ns ",-- ' in good shape. Clinch Memorial Hosp]tals Auxlhary (Pink Ladies and Red Vests) is looking for someone who would like to vol- unteer a couple of hours a week for Community Service. Interested persons should call Alice Babbit (912) 487-3661 or Phyllis Bennet (912) 487-5617 Story & Craft Time at library The Clinch County Public Library will host a Story and Craft Time every week at 4 p.m. For more information on dates and times, contact the library at 487-3200 or go to the website at www.okrls.org/calendar. Free GED classes available Free GED Classes: Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) offers free GED classes through the Clinch County Adult Education Program located at the Clinch County Public Library at 478 W. Dame Avenue in Homer- ville. Clinch residents interested in earning a GED or in- creasing their reading, English, and math skills should stop by the center or e-mail Patia Tolle at ptolle@coast- alpines.edu for more information. Classes are free, and $500 HOPE Grants are awarded to qualified GED grad- uates. Sports books requested Clinch County Family Connection and Certified Literate Community Program are asking for donations of sports related books or magazines for the Little Free Libraries located throughout Clinch County. Donations may be made by dropping them off at the Little Free Libraries at the recreation park or Pea Ridge Park. Jesus and Jam needs volunteers Jesus and Jam needs volunteers. Jesus and Jam pre- pares and delivers over 600 sack lunches each Saturday. For information or to volunteer call Lajauanta Mattox at 912-337-5342. Notify with address change If you are a subscriber to The Clinch County News or one of our publications and have or will be moving, please let us know your new address. Please include the name on the subscription, new and old mailing address, and a phone number for if we have a question. Also include a date to start using the new address. The News mailing address is PO Box 377 Homerville, GA 31634, phone number 912-487-5337, or email Carolyn at carolyn65@ windstrean.net. Sr. Center collecting printer cartridges The Clinch County Senior Citizens Center is collecting used printer cartridges to recycle as a fundraiser. Proceeds will go towards funding activities at the Senior Center. For more information contact Angela Jones at 912-487- 2893. Lions recycling cell phones The Clinch County Lions Club is recycling cell phor es, and have boxes around town where cell phones can be dropped off to recycle. Drop-off boxes are located at Farmers & Merchants Bank, Heritage Bank, Huey's One-Stop, Georgia Power, and Lee Container. Funds from the recycling project will go to Lions Club chari- ties. !ii i iiiii iii!!ii!ii!il ! !!ii!ilililill ~i~ Z~II ~ii~:~!!!~ ~ii i~ I Access to information is the public's mostvaluable tool when it comes to protecting your homes, your communities and your government. 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