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The Advance IS NOW ONLINE! Get all the local news you need on your computer, smart phone or tablet. $$ 9955 With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served 5 With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served News BYTES ews YTES mo. Vol.122No.22 Inproportionas yougivethestate powertodothings YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 PhotobyWilliamLedford foryou,yougiveit powertodothings toyou. In1971,Congressdes-ignated thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate themenandwomen ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] TheSouthCentral HealthDistrictissponsoring freedrive-upCOVID-19 testinginGlenwoodon a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. Veterans Day is ob-served annuallyonNovem-ber 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceasedToombsCounty 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- TheMontgomery Monday,June1,from11 testsiteislocatedatthe ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. MontgomeryCounty Library,Tri-CountyFamily Connectionandthe KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial PhotobyWilliamLedford ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto Pleasesee Crosses page 2A sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For details,See page3A. CountyCommission, ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. Afteralmostaquartercentury atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome INTHISISSUE I2ISSUoE SeePage 10A androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John- brieflflfl ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin Subscribe Now! www.theadvancenews.com
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