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The Advance IS NOW ONLINE ! Get all the local news you need on your computer, smart phone or tablet. $$ 9955 5 mo. With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served Vol.122 No.22 YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 In1971,Congressdes-ignated holidaytocommem-orate thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional TheSouthCentral themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. Veterans Day is observed HealthDistrictissponsoring freedrive-upCOVID-19 testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. annuallyonNovem-ber 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceased Toombs County TheMontgomery CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall, ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal andDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford Vol.122No.22 Inproportionas YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Connectionandthe MontgomeryCounty Pleasesee Crosses page 2A 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- resp morial Clu powertodothings toyou. -AlbertJayNock sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For details,See page3A. ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Free COVID-19 Afteralmostaquartercentury TheSouthCentral HealthDistrictissponsoring In1971,Congressdes-ignated Library,Tri-CountyFamily a yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit Schoolsarepartneringto Testingin INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” ByDeborahClark “CountMeIn!” Glenwood RegionalEditor [email protected] CensusEvents TheMontgomery CountyCommission, free drive-up MontgomeryCounty testinginGlenwoodon COVID-19 thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate Library,Tri-CountyFamily Connectionandthe MontgomeryCounty Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The themenandwomen testsiteislocatedatthe whodiedwhileserving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment A Wheeler County man was shot and inashootingthat 24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the INTHISISSUE Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. VeteransDayisob-served details,See page3A. 478-275-6570. annuallyonNovem-ber Pleasesee Crosses page 2A 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceasedToombsCounty veteranswhoservedour countryintheArmed Forces.TheLyonsLions Clubandits60members withhelpfromstudents atToombsCountyHigh andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Afteralmostaquartercentury KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford Johnniewas52yearsofage when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld by Billie Jones. Mrs. Jones had beensecretarytherefor40years andshebrieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I ma killedandtwoothersinjured occurredearlySunday,May 2 SeePage mINsTHI4S2I2ISSUoE 10A Tegus? f briefl atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage whenToombsCountySheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor GBIInvestigatingin Alamo; NoArrestsMade [email protected] AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the Subscribe Now! 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. $$ 9955 5 mo. With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served Vol.122 No.22 YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 In1971,Congressdes-ignated holidaytocommem-orate thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional TheSouthCentral themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. Veterans Day is observed HealthDistrictissponsoring freedrive-upCOVID-19 testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. annuallyonNovem-ber 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceased Toombs County TheMontgomery CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall, ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal andDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford Vol.122No.22 Inproportionas YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Connectionandthe MontgomeryCounty Pleasesee Crosses page 2A 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- resp morial Clu powertodothings toyou. -AlbertJayNock sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For details,See page3A. ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Free COVID-19 Afteralmostaquartercentury TheSouthCentral HealthDistrictissponsoring In1971,Congressdes-ignated Library,Tri-CountyFamily a yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit Schoolsarepartneringto Testingin INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” ByDeborahClark “CountMeIn!” Glenwood RegionalEditor [email protected] CensusEvents TheMontgomery CountyCommission, free drive-up MontgomeryCounty testinginGlenwoodon COVID-19 thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate Library,Tri-CountyFamily Connectionandthe MontgomeryCounty Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The themenandwomen testsiteislocatedatthe whodiedwhileserving theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment A Wheeler County man was shot and inashootingthat 24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the INTHISISSUE Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. VeteransDayisob-served details,See page3A. 478-275-6570. annuallyonNovem-ber Pleasesee Crosses page 2A 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceasedToombsCounty veteranswhoservedour countryintheArmed Forces.TheLyonsLions Clubandits60members withhelpfromstudents atToombsCountyHigh andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Afteralmostaquartercentury KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford Johnniewas52yearsofage when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld by Billie Jones. Mrs. Jones had beensecretarytherefor40years andshebrieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I ma killedandtwoothersinjured occurredearlySunday,May 2 SeePage mINsTHI4S2I2ISSUoE 10A Tegus? f briefl atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage whenToombsCountySheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor GBIInvestigatingin Alamo; NoArrestsMade [email protected] AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the Subscribe Now! www.theadvancenews.com
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