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V b' Dedicated to the Upbuilding end Advancement of Clinch County ..................................... "The Pine Center of the South" - OUR mL $111BGTM- w NUMBER 5? HOM.ERVILLE 31634 : CLINCH COUNTY, GEORGIA THURSDAY, .... OCTOBER 4, 1990 $I 1.55 INSIDE COUNTY$13.65 OUTSIDE COUNTY erv ar Local Photographer Speaks At State Photography Convention Kathy M. Poppell,Of K. Poppell Photography, Homerville, was a featured speaker at the Georgia Professional Photograph- er's (GPPAI 1990 Con- vention held September 22-25 in Jekyll Island, Ga. Ms. Poppell, a specialist in copy/restoration, gla- zes and paintings on prints and canvas, and use of archival materials and The Valdosta Dally Times Children's Services, which takes wel- By CHARLIEGAY fare and food stamp applications, Times StaffWriter suggested it last May. "This is so.Loathing we're striving HOMERVILLE - Two women very hard to aeter in our county -- here were sentenced to jail-time fraud. (A jail sentence) is an extra along with fines and restitution after deterrent not only for them but for pleading guilty to welfare fraud in others," Ms. M0rrison said. "For Clinch County Superior Court Tues- some people, being brought off food day. stamps or welfare isn't enough." restorative techniques, , Katherine Raymond of 622 Reddick Though Clinch C..ntv nff,~.a,~ SL and Marie L. Carter of 614 Red- have be n issu'e d" fiso-n" t' e is a third generation photo- " n t ei p rms m me dick SL were se tenced o ght con- -as" small fines and resti" "" grapher. She applies prin- . . . p tuuon are secutxve weekends m the Chnch | ~ ~ ciples studied in Italy re- graphic topics. The speak- "" n"" "-" b" J" ""- "'' ........ the norm because the culprits are searching Renaissanceers are chosen on their not considered dangerous, said Rob- Old Masters, to originals photographic talents, their ~ugnt at melr arrm ment, err B. Ellis Jr., the local District At- ~.~: iI ~. and reproductions of photo- ability to teach, and their l~aymona must pay a ~zou nne ano torn*v wh,, ~-,,,,-,-~ ~o^---~ ;- graphic art. A veteran of expertise in a particular $5,789 m restitution and Ms. Carter fraud ru~o~ twelve years as commer- field of interest to the must pay a $100 fine and $815 in res- .~.".7- ..... . ...... ,,..,.... o .... ,-. .... , r, .....welfare or pUOLIC assistance a'aua : ~-" cial artist and ad agencygeneralmembership. .~...., o.~.,,,,.~v~.. ~,~,~, uam~v : ................... ..... .! a m suemeanor up m wnen ~Ho owner, and two years man- The GPPa is an active *"~"~ ~'~" be " ' . " comes a mlony. The penalties can aging an offset printing association comprised of ~ ?meteSrtieffstSenn~e~eCl~.:;~:ut a. grow- be as high as five years in jail and a gn Inc. completed a 3600 square foot modular complex at the mar- facility, for the past six approximately 600 profes- o1 .. g a locally, $10,000 fine. ~n~ building is an example of the many different custom building caps- years she has operated a sional photographers o c~ms say. Upon the third offense, a welfare of the modular building factory which opened in April of this year. Gary photographic studio in throughout Georgia. Its . Ms. Raymond and Ms. Carter are or food stamps recipient is parma- ks, General Manager reports that the plant presently employs over 40 work- South Georgia. Currently diverse membership is tile first in me county to receive nently disqualified from receiving the .h a weekly payroll average of $15,000.00 and a monthly sales volume of visual art and photogra- involved in every aspect ofprison sentences for welfare fraud federal aid, but he can contiuue to }0.00. Mr. Wiggins stated, "We at Design Space Inc. are very proud to be a pher classes are being professional photography, since Linda Morris0n, local director collect for his children, Ms Morris0n of the Clinch county community and look forward to a prosperous future, taught by Ms. Poppell Founded in 1959, the GPPA the Department of Family andsaid. " red, left to right: Gary Wiggins, General Manager; ArchieT. McKinnon, students atthehighschoolestablished standards of Vi'sit~ esident; Hardy T. Crosby, Production Manager; Bill McCullar, Purchasing in her community, professional ethics and per- r; Emory Markette, Engineer; Bob Waddell, Research and .De. relopment; For its annual con- formance; and its edu- Ray, Controller; Jimmy Wiggins, Inventory Control; Bill Waldron, Assis- vention, the GPPA selects cational services help mere- Manager and Ricky Batten, Assistant Production Manager. photographers from bars acquire and maintain throughout the country to the highest credentials in speak on a variety of photo- the industry. Wednesday, October 3rd a Community Christmas Choir services, gregation to the citizens of Rehearsals To Begin 0 Dr. Billy Key will be the the Homerville community ....... : guest evangelist. Dr. Key to come break bread, fel- The first rehearsal of the arrangements of familiar : is a native Georgian and lowship, and worship with 1990Community ChristmasChristmas hymns and was born and reared in us during this special time Choir was held Wednes- carols as well as new songs. " . ~ Adrian, Georgia. He hasof spiritual emphasis, day, October 3 at 8:3O p.m. The cantata will be present- ~ ~:~' ~ ~:~ long been one of the more Special music will be a The United Methodist ed on Sunday night, De- " ~ i ~! ~ outstanding~ ,~:~" reachers of theeVangelical featured Part f each even" Church and First Baptist camber 9th fit First BaptiStum'ted Church choirs combine, Church. i [llhl | ~' ~t: Method~stChurch. ing worship service and a nursery will be provided along with other interested The musical this year He holds degrees from for those persons needing musicians in the commu-will be under the direction nity, to prepare a Christ- of Rev. Ken Jones, Music ~ Young Harris College, child care. ~,:/ Asbury College and Se- mas cantata each' year.Minister of First Baptist minary. He was awarded ~ The rehearsals will he held ~hurch. Richard Nunley, the Doctor of Divinity De- each Wednesday in the ~usic Director of the gree [Tom Ashury College Bethel Church oao,, room O| First Bap- l~merviUe United Metho- tistChurch, dist Church, joins in ex- e and Seminary in May1976. Revival services will be This year's cantata is tending an invitation to Dr. Key has served pus- held at Bethel' Missionary entitled "Repeat The any in the community" whoVisual artist Marilynn wor "--'===== torates in Kentucky, and Baptist Church, located I0 Sounding Joy!" This 35-would like to participate. Mallory will spend three BILLY KEY throughout the South miles south of Homerville minute musical includes .~ weeks in Clinch county as Evan&dis Georgia Annual Confer-on highway 441. Services ~-"------":U~ an Artist-in-Residence in Homerville Umtedence. He served for five begin eachevening at 7:30 Refuge Fire Still B rning the county school system [i " " years as District Superin- Sunday, October 7 through from October 8-26, 1990. "st Church will tendent of the Dublin Dis- Friday, October 12, with The Okefenokee Swamp in and around the swamp.Her residency, sponsored series of Revivaltrict. His most recent ap- Rev. John Thomas of is continuing to burn with This is untrue, reportedby the Georgia Council for on Sunday, Octo- peintment was the Isle Nichols as guest speaker, an excess of 11,000 acres Mr. Burkhart. No evacua-the Arts' Artists-in-Edu- ~nd they will con- of Hope United Methodist Thursday, october 11 already burned due to the tion is necessary at this cation Program, the Na- rough Wednesday, Church in Savannah, Geor- The Darrell'* Dorminey lightning strike 'on August time. If evacuation be- tional Endowment for the 10. The revival gin Dr. Key has served Children's Choir will be 31. Crews in excess of 400 comes necessary, appro- Arts, and the Clinch County will begin each o"n "many different boards present to sing. Come firefighters have been bat- priate personnel will beBoard of Education, will at 7:30 p.m. and and agencies of the United early, supper will be ser- tling the fire. Their main informed and ample time include workshops at Ho- 1 be preceded by a Methodist C-~rch and has red at 6:00 p.m. in the fel- objective is to contain will be given, merville Elementary- dish supper which been elected as delegate lowship hall the fire in the confines of m, . ~, , Middle School, Fargo Ele- .~rved in the church to both Jurisdictional and Sunday, october 14, the Okefenokee Wildlife ~o0s~rs ~[u~ mentary School and at Lphall at 6:00 p.m. GeneralConferences. the union meeting service Refuge off of commercial*r, an,,& 1'1, .... Clinch County High through Wednes- Dr Key is married to the will be held at 11 o'clock, property. According to Jim |U HI I L /IlUl . School. former Mildred Sites offollowed by dinner in the Burkhart, Fire Informs- The Athletic Booster The focus of the resi- !ml mid-day (12~00 Westerville, Ohio. Theyfellowship hall. Commun- tion Officer, it is going to Club will hold a regulardency will he on drawing Worship Serwce have five children and eight ion will follow the dinner take a very substantial monthly meeting this and painting. Students will held Monday grand children, period rain to eradicate the fire Thursday, October 4 at explore composition using and paintings since 1976. Co These The pastor of the Homer- Everyond has a cordial in the swamp as the wa- 7:00 p.m. at the high school will include a ville United Methodist invitation to attend, tar level is better than two commons. All members are which will be Church, Dr. Rudolph Star- Rev. Carlos McKinnon, feet below normal, urged to take note of the qtch day to all per- ling, extends an invi- pastor There have been rumors time change and make the special tation on behalf of the con- J.M. Moore, church clerk of the evacuation of areas plans to attend. a variety of drawing and painting media and sub- ject matter. Informal discussions about student work and about master- Valdoeta Daily Times : ...... :=- - Thomas C. -- Tommy Chum- , almost every Job under but he eventually came the .career he envisioned in " the law. And though his led him halfway at one point, he to Homerville. was a homecoming of two Chambers - it's the year to the Georgia Bar set up a practice in - It also represented most toughest crossroads one, of the most diffi- Chambers III Residence: Homerville Occupation: Lawyer, Chambers & Rice Law Firm Education: 1961 bachelor of science degree, Georgia Institute of Technology; 1977 doctor of juris prudence~ degree, John Marshall Law School, Atlanta. Family: Wife, nee Carol Willoughby; daughter, Marl Chambers, 20. Hobbies: Golf, Tennis I've made in my life, was going to set up myAtlanta to Roanoke, Vs. In 1975 , said the silver-haired spontaneously decided on a law who grew up in Hom-career. "I had always wanted to be a law- wanted to be in Atlanta yer, ever since I was aat he idea of all the conve- Georgia Teeh," he said. "One day I "-but my family and wife was driving past (AtlanWs) John e to come back here. So Marshall (Law $choob and stoppea \ I'II make a deal with In and applied. I told my wife I was it for one year and it you going to law school that nlghL" _ !t, rll go anywhere you Since starting the firm Chambers' pradtlce has W. is still here -- and he's leaps and bounds - the help_ of fwm to include a part- his wife Carol, a full-time Rice, and a Waycrouworker and paralegal since 1983. ing mainly worker's .: , personal injury and Chambers is very acti with the. y Disability clalm he state bar and with other profes- : very rewarding, sionsl or mdzattons. Last year be ' . Sl, turned to law was appdntod to the bsr of six years in the Air Governors and last June tte was , stationed in Texas and appointed to the Investigative Panel and parts of eight more in of the bar's disciplinary board - - Attorne- '~ - "" - of business and manage- one of 118 attorneys who review .... y som my xmumN mint ludm wife his dowutown HOmeTvOle omee -- 'Ftmee DuP0nt to flsints Mstbw J s. t.arossmanvwrtblmnoutlmd tlmfi ator ;:, lb PmdLu . A recent Atlanta Journal- Constitution review des- cribed her detailed studies of natural forms as "little treasures"..Her work has been included in national and regional juried shows and is part of the perma- nent collections of the Hollywood, Flu. Museum of Art, the Georgia De- partment of Natural Re- sources, and Fidelity Fed- eral National Bank. Ms. Mallory holds a bachelor's degree in cul- tural anthropology from Tulane University and a Master's in Art Education from Florida Atlantic University. She has taught art at DeKalb College, Oglethorpe University, and Georgia State Univer- sity. Supported by a grant from the DeKalb Council for the Arts, Ms. Mallory is currently com- pleting a series of land- scapes of the north Georgia Brett Martin Finished Requirements For Degree ATHENS--A total of 1,152 University of Georgia students completed re- quirements for their de- grees at the end of summer quarter, 1990. They are eligible to par- ticipate in the University's annual commencement exercises June 15, 1991. Brett Martin of Homerville finished degree require- ments summer quarter. He finished with a degree Bachelor of Arts in Jour- nalism. Here's news that erupts with interest: when active, the Paricutin volcano in central Mexico could spew four million pounds of rock and lava into the air in one minute. Schedule Of Meetings CONFERENCE .ROOM Slash Pine Electric Membership Coro. Oct. 8 pm(closed) Alcoholics Anonymous Alnon Oct. 9 p.m ........... Narcotics Anonymous Oct. 12 p.m ........... Alcoholics Anon.wnous All AA meetings begin at 8:t p.m. PHONE NO. 24 HouRs A DAY 487.5201 Our Answering Service in Wayross will answur after Office Hours for emergencies Published by Slash Pine EMC as a public service