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The Advance IS NOW ONLINE! Get all the local news you need on your computer, smart phone or tablet. $ 95 5 mo. With Honor and Respect Vol.122 No.22 YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 for Those Who Served resp morial Clu a powertodothings yougivethestate whodiedwhileserving MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional thelastMondayin details,Seepage3A. sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto Libibrary, Tri-CountyFamily Connectionandthe CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 HealthDistrictissponsoring freedrive-upCOVID-19 peacetime. MemorialDay. atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor details,See inMontgomeryCounty.For sponsorCensus2020events Schoolsarepartneringto MontgomeryCounty Connectionandthe CensusEvents brieflfl re-tirement tomentorMrsBranch“ Sheriffff Pleasesee Crosses page 2A theCityofLyonsconstruct- ToombsAcademyand andtheLeoClubofRob-ert atToombsCountyHigh withhelpfromstudents Clubandits60members Forces.TheLyonsLions country in the Armed veteranswhoservedour deceasedToombsCounty tohonorthesacrificesof Clubcreatedaproject In2017,theLionsLy-ons peacetime. themilitaryduringwaror andwomenwhoservedin setasidetohonorallmen 11eachyearandisaday annuallyonNovem-ber VeteransDayisob-served MemorialDay. at3:00p.m.localtimeon ofremembrancetakesplace service.Anationalmoment theircountryinthemilitary themenandwomen holidaytocommem-orate In1971,Congressdes-ignated RegionalEditor [email protected] Bluebir amINsTHI4S2I2ISSUoE f 2 m Library,Tri-CountyFamily MontgomeryCounty CountyCommission, TheMontgomery “CountMeIn!” 478-275-6570. free Formoreinformation,call ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. testsiteislocatedatthe isneededforthetest.The a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral Monday,June1,from11 testinginGlenwoodon drive-up HealthDistrictissponsoring Glenwood Testingin Free COVID-19 TheSouthCentral COVID-19 -AlbertJayNock toyou. powertodothings foryou,yougiveit Inproportionas Vol.122No.22 YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Pleasesee Crosses Clubcreatedaproject to honor the sacrifices of deceased Toombs County veterans who served our country in the Armed Forces. The Lyons Lions Clubandits60members with help from students at Toombs County High andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- In2017,theLionsLy-ons andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen annuallyonNovem-ber Veterans Day is observed themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon holidaytocommem-orate thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional In1971,Congressdes-ignated TheSouthCentral Library, TheMontgomery 2A page KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsibleforthememorial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal andDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford RegionalEditor [email protected] ByDeborahClark , Lanene th Tegus? 10A SeePage page3A. sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor Johnniechuckledwhenshe shared. alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John-nie tomentorMrs.Branch.“I andshebrieflyreturnedfromre-tirement beensecretarytherefor40years byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld Shesoonascendedtotheposition asareceptionistatthecountyjail. CharlesDursthiredhertowork whenToombsCountySheriff Johnniewas52yearsofage androckonthefrontporch.” 77yearsold,itistimetogohome asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty Afteralmostaquartercentury [email protected] RegionalEditor ByDeborahClark Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Alamo; [email protected] RegionalEditor ByDeborahClark killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat after2a.m.SundaytoassisttheAlamoPolice apressrelease.TheGBIwascalledinshortly GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. AWheelerCountymanwasshotand GBIInvestigatingin PhotobyWilliamLedford INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A Afteralmostaquartercentury JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld by Billie Jones. Mrs. Jones had beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfrom re M B h“I ByDeborahClark RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the occurredearlySunday,May 24,inAlamo. A Wheeler County man was shot and killedandtwoothersinjured inashootingthat Obituaries.........................Page Editorials...........................Page INTHISISSUE 6A 4A NoArrestsMade www.theadvancenews.com
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The Advance IS NOW ONLINE! Get all the local news you need on your computer, smart phone or tablet. $ 95 5 mo. With Honor and Respect Vol.122 No.22 YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 for Those Who Served resp morial Clu a powertodothings yougivethestate whodiedwhileserving MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional thelastMondayin details,Seepage3A. sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto Libibrary, Tri-CountyFamily Connectionandthe CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 HealthDistrictissponsoring freedrive-upCOVID-19 peacetime. MemorialDay. atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor details,See inMontgomeryCounty.For sponsorCensus2020events Schoolsarepartneringto MontgomeryCounty Connectionandthe CensusEvents brieflfl re-tirement tomentorMrsBranch“ Sheriffff Pleasesee Crosses page 2A theCityofLyonsconstruct- ToombsAcademyand andtheLeoClubofRob-ert atToombsCountyHigh withhelpfromstudents Clubandits60members Forces.TheLyonsLions country in the Armed veteranswhoservedour deceasedToombsCounty tohonorthesacrificesof Clubcreatedaproject In2017,theLionsLy-ons peacetime. themilitaryduringwaror andwomenwhoservedin setasidetohonorallmen 11eachyearandisaday annuallyonNovem-ber VeteransDayisob-served MemorialDay. at3:00p.m.localtimeon ofremembrancetakesplace service.Anationalmoment theircountryinthemilitary themenandwomen holidaytocommem-orate In1971,Congressdes-ignated RegionalEditor [email protected] Bluebir amINsTHI4S2I2ISSUoE f 2 m Library,Tri-CountyFamily MontgomeryCounty CountyCommission, TheMontgomery “CountMeIn!” 478-275-6570. free Formoreinformation,call ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. testsiteislocatedatthe isneededforthetest.The a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral Monday,June1,from11 testinginGlenwoodon drive-up HealthDistrictissponsoring Glenwood Testingin Free COVID-19 TheSouthCentral COVID-19 -AlbertJayNock toyou. powertodothings foryou,yougiveit Inproportionas Vol.122No.22 YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Pleasesee Crosses Clubcreatedaproject to honor the sacrifices of deceased Toombs County veterans who served our country in the Armed Forces. The Lyons Lions Clubandits60members with help from students at Toombs County High andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- In2017,theLionsLy-ons andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen annuallyonNovem-ber Veterans Day is observed themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon holidaytocommem-orate thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional In1971,Congressdes-ignated TheSouthCentral Library, TheMontgomery 2A page KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsibleforthememorial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal andDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford RegionalEditor [email protected] ByDeborahClark , Lanene th Tegus? 10A SeePage page3A. sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor Johnniechuckledwhenshe shared. alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John-nie tomentorMrs.Branch.“I andshebrieflyreturnedfromre-tirement beensecretarytherefor40years byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld Shesoonascendedtotheposition asareceptionistatthecountyjail. CharlesDursthiredhertowork whenToombsCountySheriff Johnniewas52yearsofage androckonthefrontporch.” 77yearsold,itistimetogohome asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty Afteralmostaquartercentury [email protected] RegionalEditor ByDeborahClark Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Alamo; [email protected] RegionalEditor ByDeborahClark killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat after2a.m.SundaytoassisttheAlamoPolice apressrelease.TheGBIwascalledinshortly GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. AWheelerCountymanwasshotand GBIInvestigatingin PhotobyWilliamLedford INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A Afteralmostaquartercentury JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld by Billie Jones. Mrs. Jones had beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfrom re M B h“I ByDeborahClark RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the occurredearlySunday,May 24,inAlamo. A Wheeler County man was shot and killedandtwoothersinjured inashootingthat Obituaries.........................Page Editorials...........................Page INTHISISSUE 6A 4A NoArrestsMade www.theadvancenews.com
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