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Dedicated to the Upbuilding and Advancement of Clinch County ..................................... "The Pine Center of the South" --OR SN • $11EKTI i VOLUME 96 NUMB_ER 5 HOMERVIIA,E 31634 Blitch Farm Bureau Speaker Middle East Decreased : ii(ii!:il/ i)i Peg BIRch, State Representative of District 150, the speaker at the Clinch County Farm Bureau annual meeting held October 25 at the Clinch County School. Representative Blitch led an informa- tive discussion on the amendments to be voted on in the upcoming election on November 6. Much em- Blood Supply CLINCH COUNTY, GEORGIA TI~IURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15. lfFJ0 Prayer Breakfast At Church Of GodEducationF°rCr°pResearch' UGA Receives The American Recl Cross blood supply has already started to drop due to the cancellation of military drives in surrounding areas The Red Cross relies on the mnltai~, to produce hund- reds of units of blood each month. In order to main- tain an adequate supply to meet the needs of area hos- pitals, the Red Cross is relying on members of this community to donate blood on Tuesday, Novem- :$11.55 INSIDE COUNTy$13.65 OUTSIDE COUNTY Woman's Club District Meeting Major Grant The University of Geor- gia College of Agriculture :has been awarded a grant totaling $210,000 for tobac- co research and education programs. The grant comes from Philip Morris USA and will fund programs during the next three years to help Georgia' s tobacco industry The Exchange Club of Homerville and the Homer- Georgia has 42,000 acres ville Church of God will be sponsoring a One Nation of tobacco, and the crop Under God Prayer Breakfast to be held at the Ho- annually ranks among the merville Church of God fellowship hall on Sunday, top income-producers for her 27th from 1:00 p.m. to November 18, 1990. the state's agricultural 6:00 p.m. at Clinch County Breakfast is to be served at 8:00 a.m. with a devo- economy. Last year's to- High School. tion to follow after the meal. bacco crop was valued at Your donation will save The Church of God Pastor, Rev. David Price and $145 million. United Methodist Church members Jacque and lives in the community. Exchange Club President Foster Smith would like to O. Witcher Dudley HI, Denson Wood, Carol Chambers, Dr. Rudolph The Red Cross needs at invite all the men of the Clinch County area to come vice president - leaf for Starling, Eunice Lowder, Betty Gruver and Angle least 300 units of bloodand take part in this meeting. Philip Morris USA, re- Mover helped to cater the meal. everyday, rain or shine, cently presented the first was on amendment #3 since this was the main during every season to = ~ installment of the grant to The Homerville We- and pumpkins and corn a of the farmer members, meet the needs of hospital | | Gale Buchanan, director of man's Club hosted the scattered over the tables. patients in this area. the Coastal Plain Experi- Eighth District Meeting of Each guest received a Mrs. Day Received Plaque "Giving blood is safe, ment Station, and Wayne the Georgia Federation of Christmas decoration from easy and a way you can The Ministerial Asso .......... Jordan, director of the Women ' s Clubs on October Dollar General, a honey- help to put the "sparkle" cmtlon ..... is sponsoring aserwce, wm oe ~ev. uawaCooperative Extension Ser- 20 at the Homerville Uni- filled bear which said back into someone's life," ",m hart - • .. Price, pastor of the Homer- unL.. T.__.ksglvm$ ......... vice. ted Methodist Church. Homerville-Clinch Coun- ServiceSaid EdnaChairman,Kirby, ClinchBl°°d kTnv~rnh~rService this18thSundaThisY ni.qr~gh-t, w,e ~nurcn olt~m The commumty" m" mwted" " The University's Experi- Mary Alice Lee, who is a ty: A Honey of a Place to ............ ~'~" " "" r hi ment Stations will receive district officer, organ~ed Live" from Mack Manley to share m this wo s p County. The blood donation cial service will be held at . o $41,000 each year for fer- the meeting and included and Bill Forbes; a pen and takes 6 to 10 minutes, th~ ill R~nt~* experience as we incus on ...~ Freew .....,. ......... v" tilization research and stu- several local representa- note pad from the Clinch c, oas gooaness an(] pro l What's more, one blood Church, beginning at 6:00 . ,, ¢,~ " dies on two serious disea- tives on the agenda: He- County News; matches donation can help save as p.m. Preaching in this RiO ..... us. set, tomato spotted wiltmerville club president from EmpireBankingCom- many as four peoples ~ ~ virus and black shank. Jacque Wood greeted thepuny; a program designed lives because the blood is • The Extension Servicemembers; Dr. Rudolph and printed by Sarah Re- separated into components South Georgia's Economic will receive $29,000 each Starling gave the invoca- gister; and a plastic pail and transfused to different F patients." 0recast Released year for educational pro- tion: Carol Chambers led from Brockway Standard. Please take the time to grams, field demonstra-the club collect; and Mayor The Flower Shop donated donate on Tuesday, No- The South Georgia Re- If the gulf crisis continues tions and a program to re- Protem Willie Hardee wel- three corsages to be used vember 27th from 1:00 search and Development for a prolonged period, the duce chemical residues,comed the group to Homer- as gifts and also a Christ- ville. p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at has released its quarterly price of oil will remain Clinch County High School. economic forecast for the at its higher level and the PFC Greg Kinlaw The church social hall,raffledmas arrangementoff. Winningthat waSthe It could mean a lifetime for entire South Georgia Re- detrimental effects on em- Completes Training decorated by Martha Jonraffle was Jacque Wood. the person who's waiting glen and the smaller South- ployment will be more pro- Wetherington and Mary The meal was catered edst Georgia sub-regionfound. Jo GriffiN, looked like a by the United Methodist for your donation. (11-22)which includes Clinch During a recent Clinch County Farm Bureau The unemployment rate setting for a harvest feast Church. meeting, Mrs. Chester Day was presentedft hem Ira r County. is expected to rise through- with corn stalks at the door a plaqueinhonorandmemoryofMr. Chester UlIOIIIU61 According to the report, out ,.the forecast period Op n H U for his many years of service and dedication to . . .. the recent events in the reacnmg a mgn of 8.3 per- e 0 se At H0merville -h County Farm Bureau as a County Director. u0ar0 n Middle EAst mRv serio..qlv cent in the second quarter .................. y/Middle S -~ The Board of Directors disrupt South Georgia's m..Tmra.; quarter .... taxame Elementar ch001 er f of the Clinch County Chain- economy. If the current po- "es are ex ted to re 0 1975 Class , . litica] situation stabili-~oaJu~nd fromPeC~heir 1o= • . oer of Commerce me~ on Parents are coridally be explained This will be intlno" Oanntnn Thursday,November 8, zes, oil at $28-32 per bar- , ..... • ~, Jevel m me secono quar- invited to attend open one component of Chap- ...... ~~ RI~UIIIUII rel, tne economy may ex-~; ....... house at Homerville Ele- ,ter 1 's Parent Involvement 1990 at 7:00 p.m. with .... ~ .... ., _,...... tar. braes mr me mrecast ~dnlRcP.Ant The 1975 graduating President Leonard Bate-term recess|on." Although penoa, ....... enmng me secona mentary/Middle School on activities: . • Information Tuesda evenin Novem will be prowded about the ..... ~.." .... ciass of Clinch County High man presiding, the economy could grow quar~rol Iwl, are expec~ y g - : . . 7.o~ nntli sessmns which will focus ed to be 1 1 percent below (Reported) School will hold its 15-year Director Marvin Smithas much as 1 percent this ., • .... ber 20, from .......... • . terville United Me- reunion Saturday, Novem- opened the meeting withyear, the growth would not me same peno~ last year...:~R f~ ~*n ............. m 'Poseh~rS Wfl" I be~on,the..,following_topms.. • • wny rewara ana pun, Church will offer ber 24 at Brockway Stsn- prayer, be sufficient to prevent a The South Georgm Re- in their classrooms to meet . third film in the family dard Inc. cookshack. M'mutes of theprevious rise in the unemployment search and Development with narents or other in- ishment often backfire with today' s children ss ~Turn Your Heart Those attending should meeting were rean aria me rate. Center (SGRDC) is a coo- terested adults and to set . • . • " ' * Commmmcation skdls 'ard Home". Dr. James bring a covered dmh andTreasurer s report was Employment in the sub- perative effort of eight in- (Reported) up individual conferen-. be takengiven Both were appro )son speaks of the bat- drinks. A fund will . " re ion is ex ted to de stitutions of the University Pfc Gregory Lamar ces zz requ~. ~p~ ~ . ........ ields between parents im memory of Penny Wil- ved. g pec - . ........ ~ D .... that win cooperation " " " e Vice President Wallace cline quarter-to-quarter System of Geergm: Abra-Kinlaw, son of Mr. and cards for. the. second six to respectt~°wtoteacny°urcnUayou [ their children and the liams Henderson, tob .... with an annual decline of ham Baldwin College, Mrs. Arthur Kinlaw of weeks wdl be msued by the . ...... rne mree Keys tO your r r aern|gan, Chmrman of the zer struggle to be in con- donated to he chu ch. ~ , - . 2.9 percent. The South-Albany State College, Homerville recently gra- homeroom teacher during , child s self-esteem • This is a very power- Grilled chicken and ice ~peaKer Co n~m~ttee ..to east sub-re~ion can exnect Bainbridge College, Oar- duated from Marine Corps Open House. Report cards . .... ......... Dzsczplme me~hods ~ha~ will be furnished secure a speaker mr me a loss of approximately ton CoUege.~,C~orgm South- Recruit Training at Parrish which are not picked up • " series that offers gui .... ......... L_.^ The reunion is to be"~n Annual Membership Ban- 130 lobs for every one western t~o~ege, ~oum Island South Carolina. during Open House will work ~ce m aeanng wzm t,~,~,~ ~" -uet ro--'-'~'--z ,t,,, ...... ---- . :ial years and their at 3 p.m. and continue~ .. ~" .......... ~sX" dollar per barrel increase Georgia_ College, Valdosta Greg is a 1990 graduate of be given to the students on * How ~.avmd anger .... ...... tmuons were on-going witn - Teacmng your cram Wednesday, November ...... State Couege ana way tes througnout me evening.__ . • ~11 22) ~enatOr Wyche Fowler in the price of petroleum .... " Clinch County High School. 21 responmom~y. l~e film will be shown ~ . to ...... cross tJo~ege. Greg, upon graduation, dies f Please make an effmrt to th n, mis spot, but no Parents and faro'" o • ~day, November 18 .......... Clinch S o:er was selected as Platoon " t the even commz~men~ has ~een ~'15. P.m. a • "o maae." eptem Honor Graduate and also Chapter 1 students in attend Open House; it is was meritoriously promot- grades 2-7 are invited to one way of communicat- I worship servme . o~ United Methodist Church President Bateman an- ed ~ the rank of Private the school lunchroom at ing to your child that he is ~erv|lle Umted Metho fellow tcnurcn.- " " a.m. untilship hall from 10:00 nounced that Parole Cen-. Unemployment Rate 6,1% First Class. Greg attri- 7'00 lom. _. . for a short _10re- an important, indi~dual., in ~ome and ~oin us .. . • .... tar Warden, John Fatr- .... o-,'~ ...... . ,~eaturee wlll be the tea cloth, had been a recent " WAYCROSS--Unem- r . butes his accomplishments sentation. A new program your hfe and that you care • erected a civhan laborto hard work and total de- called Active Parenting will about his school progress. ;. . .. .. J. . tame, country store, needle visitor toHomervile and he ployment m the Southeast f .......... IlIeO Melnoalsi work, arts and crafts, sweet had reconfirmed the open t~eorgm ...... l~egmnm ue- orce o! oo,i;~v, o! wmcn dication to becoming a Ma- velopmem ~enter ~ut~l ~ R~I3 i~hl~ le~'m~o Bazaar t~b:~eafn:i:'BQ dinner with ing date of this facility for ......... 52,608 were employed and fine and to push yourself American Cancer Soeiety r .............. further than you think is Light IOtlIIMO S. Julvl 1¢1Cll " was up fom a revised In September 1989 Love s A Tree "tm " " " " ' ""'" ~e UMW Chris as There zs no admzssmn A Festival Day for He- 6.3 percent in August to ..t.^_ .~.:.r .... ~' -^L~^_" possible and to always set ar will be held Novem- charge and everyone is ...... - , . • ,,,~, ~,~ a,~ ~ ~,u,~ your goals high and settle By purchasing a Christ- launch the project for September s prehmmary rate was 7.4 percent, the 17. at the Homerville welcome, t~OnUlltle¢! TO l~age ~rate of 7.1 pe.rcent, State civilian labor force total- for nothing less than be- mas tree light or decora- Clinch County will be held "--'------" " ~ -----'----'---- Labor Commmmoner Joe ed 56,086, of which 51,coming the best that you tion through #Love Lights a at the Clinch County Attended Cancer Meetmg In Atlanta Tanner saJd today. Heever, 94.~ w~.re emnlnved and can become. With this at- Tree, Clinch County resi- Courthouse, December the RDC rate is down from 4.~43..~,th-ers--wre~-une-m- titude, Greg is sure of dents have an opportunity 5, 1990, 4:00 p.m. A short September a year ago, nlov,~d accomplishing whatever to honor a special person program will be held along when the tigu.re was 7.4 r T~h.earea,s total civilian he sets out to do in life. He during the holiday season with the lighting of the is truly the material that and aid in the Crusade tree! percent, he stud • • . labor force consists of resi- Honor Men are made of. against cancer. "This is a wonderful "An increase of 340 m the area's total civilian dents who are either em ....... Sponsored by the Ameri- way to recognize a special ployed or actively looking Parents Who Cancer Society Clinch person in your life, and to labor force contributed to for work. Unit, the Love Lights a know you are doing some- an eight-tenths percent rise Tree project is designed to thing positive in the battle in the RDC's jobless rate, Preliminary unemploy- Care Prayer raise money for canceragainst cancer," Sybil as additional workers an- ment rate for Clinch County education and research,Webster said. tared the job market infor Se|ptember was 6.1%Service v n according to Sybil Web- September," Commission-with 2,152 working and Each honoree or, in the ster, President of the case of a memorial gift, er Tanner said. 141 looking for work out MondayE eni g Clinch Unit. the henoree's family, will During the month, the of a labor force of 2,293. NovemberlPth Donations (minimum be notified of the donation 56,478 civilian labor force The revised September Homerviile Church of God $5.00) in honor of, or in and will be invited to was made up of 52,450 unemployment rate was 7:00p.m. memory of, a special per- the special ceremony who were employed plus 6.1% with 2,140 persons This will be an occasion son can be made through- at the tree where their 4,028 who were jobless but working, 139 looking for for all parents in our corn- looking for work. work out of a labor force of munity to join together and out the holiday season, but light or ornamen{ is hung. a special ceremony to Page.4. _ Revised August figures 2,279. pray for the needs of our i' .... - children. Everyone is Deer Hunts CancelledAt cordially invited to a,tend~ Schedule Of Meetings Oi efenokee National Wildiffe Refuge B d to right: Betty Ruth Rozier, Field Representative; Edna Kirby, Treasurer; Okefenokee National [t is our opinion that deer oar Of CONFERENCE ROOM President; George W. P. Atkins. Jr.. Field scrvice Representative.. Wildlife Refuge Senior hunting during this drought Education Met "~- annual meeting of County's Unit received the Service and Rehabilita- Project Leader, Don Per- is not in the best interest S]BJsh Pine Electric Membership Corp. American Cancer Certificate of Achieve-tieR. The Clinch County kuchin, announced today of th~ resource or the wild- The Clinch County Board was held October ment. The Award of Ex- Unit was also honored to that all four white-tailed life populations involved," of Education met Thurs- in Atlanta. Among cellence was also pre- receive the plaque for Out- deer hunts scheduled for commented Perkuchin. day, November 1, 1990 atNov. 19 pm(closed) Alcoholics Anonymous attending were Edna Rented for achievement of standing Unit Award. November and December, "Maybe conditions will be 7:30 p.m. in the Board ALrlon - Sybil Webster, and Fifteen Percent increase of These awards are re- 1990 have been cancelled, better next year," he said. Office for a regular meeting i N Booth of our local Direct Income over Best presentative of the man~ "Severe drought and a per- Notices of the hunt can- The Board: l. These participants Crusade Year. In'addition, hours of dedication, corn- sistent wildfire threat here cellation have been mail- 1. approved courses [ OV. 20 p.rn ............ Narcotics Anonymous honored to receive The CLinch Unit was pre- mitment, and labors of love at the refuge are still caus- ed out to all successful requiring no textbooks and [ Nov. 23 p.m ........... AlcoholiCs Anonymous awards in behalf of sented two separate Cita- of the volunteers of our ing us great concern. The applicants. Questions on courseStextbookstaughtfor whichrequitingclass- ..... All meetings begin at 8:00 p.m. Clinch County Unit. tions for Excellence; one, unit of the American stress of the drought onthis or other refuge pro- of achieving in recognition of outstand- Cancer Society and of the normally succulent vegeta-, grams should be directed room sets are supplied. PHONE NO. 24 HOURS A DAY 487-5201 the minimum ing achie_vement in Profes_- generosity and support of tion and tinder box dry to (912) 496-3331 or write 2. approved the Compre- of Activity insiGnal Education, and anD- this community to the cause fuels on the upland areas Senior Project Loader,hensive Staff Develop- Our Answering ~ervlce in-Wayross will answer the Pro- ther in recognition of out- of the American Cancer has forced us to re-evalu- Okefenokee National Wild- ment Budget. after Office Hours for emergencies of the American standing achievement inSociety. ate our criteria for conduct- life Refuge, Rt: 2, Box 338, 3, approvedthe Staf_f Published` by Slash Pine EMC as a~blic ~rvice Society, Clinch ing these annual deer hunts Folkston, GA 31537. ContinuedTo Page 2 ...... ............