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The Advance IS NOW ONLINE! Get all the local news you need on your computer, smart phone or tablet. $$ 9 955 5 With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served mo. Vol.122 No.22 Inproportionas yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit powertodothings YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia toyou. May27,2020 In1971,Congressdes-ignated thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate TheSouthCentral MemorialDay. themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary free HealthDistrictissponsoring drive-up COVID-19 peacetime. service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon Veterans Day is ob-served annuallyonNovem-ber testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror 478-275-6570. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceasedToombsCounty veterans who served our country in the Armed Forces. The Lyons Lions TheMontgomery Clubandits60members with help from students at Toombs County High andtheLeoClubofRob-ert Connectionandthe Pleasesee ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- Crosses page 2A KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial ClubPresident,James PhotobyWilliamLedford Vol.122No.22 YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Subscribe Now! andDarrellNobles. Inproportionas yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit powertodothings toyou. -AlbertJayNock MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For details,Seepage3A. CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty Library,Tri-CountyFamily ByDeborahClark resp morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall, Clu Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal a Free Afteralmostaquartercentury atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty COVID-19 TheSouthCentral In1971,Congressdes-ignated INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe Monday,June1,from11 thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate themenandwomen RegionalEditor whodiedwhileserving 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage [email protected] ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John- ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor “CountMeIn!” Testingin Glenwood VeteransDayisob-served annuallyonNovem-ber 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen TheMontgomery free Library,Tri-CountyFamily HealthDistrictissponsoring drive-up COVID-19 testinginGlenwoodon andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjured inashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May 24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin INTHISISSUE Editorials...........................Page MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The inMontgomeryCounty.For testsiteislocatedatthe deceasedToombsCounty veteranswhoservedour countryintheArmed Forces.TheLyonsLions Sheriffff details,See page3A. OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. Clubandits60members withhelpfromstudents atToombsCountyHigh andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- Pleasesee Crosses page 2A KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford brieflflfl [email protected] CensusEvents m CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty 2 amINsTHI4S2ISSUoE 4A SeePage 10A Tegus? f Lanene Connectionandthe ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Afteralmostaquartercentury atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage whenToombsCountySheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John-nie shared. GBIInvestigatingin NoArrestsMade AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James brieflfl [email protected] Alamo; diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin apressrelease.TheGBIwascalledinshortly RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, h d 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. $$ 9 955 5 With Honor and Respect for Those Who Served mo. Vol.122 No.22 Inproportionas yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit powertodothings YourNewspaper - Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia toyou. May27,2020 In1971,Congressdes-ignated thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate TheSouthCentral MemorialDay. themenandwomen who died while serving theircountryinthemilitary free HealthDistrictissponsoring drive-up COVID-19 peacetime. service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon Veterans Day is ob-served annuallyonNovem-ber testinginGlenwoodon Monday,June1,from11 a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The testsiteislocatedatthe OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. Formoreinformation,call 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror 478-275-6570. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof deceasedToombsCounty veterans who served our country in the Armed Forces. The Lyons Lions TheMontgomery Clubandits60members with help from students at Toombs County High andtheLeoClubofRob-ert Connectionandthe Pleasesee ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- Crosses page 2A KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial ClubPresident,James PhotobyWilliamLedford Vol.122No.22 YourNewspaper-Toombs,Montgomery& WheelerCounty,Georgia May27,2020 Subscribe Now! andDarrellNobles. Inproportionas yougivethestate powertodothings foryou,yougiveit powertodothings toyou. -AlbertJayNock MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events inMontgomeryCounty.For details,Seepage3A. CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty Library,Tri-CountyFamily ByDeborahClark resp morial crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall, Clu Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’Neal a Free Afteralmostaquartercentury atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty COVID-19 TheSouthCentral In1971,Congressdes-ignated INTHISISSUE SeePage 10A sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe Monday,June1,from11 thelastMondayin MayasMemorialDay,ana-tional holidaytocommem-orate themenandwomen RegionalEditor whodiedwhileserving 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage [email protected] ThirdAvenue,Glenwood. theircountryinthemilitary service.Anationalmoment ofremembrancetakesplace at3:00p.m.localtimeon MemorialDay. when Toombs County Sheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John- ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor “CountMeIn!” Testingin Glenwood VeteransDayisob-served annuallyonNovem-ber 11eachyearandisaday setasidetohonorallmen TheMontgomery free Library,Tri-CountyFamily HealthDistrictissponsoring drive-up COVID-19 testinginGlenwoodon andwomenwhoservedin themilitaryduringwaror peacetime. In2017,theLionsLy-ons Clubcreatedaproject tohonorthesacrificesof AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjured inashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May 24,inAlamo. RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin INTHISISSUE Editorials...........................Page MontgomeryCounty Schoolsarepartneringto sponsorCensus2020events a.m.until3p.m.Noreferral isneededforthetest.The inMontgomeryCounty.For testsiteislocatedatthe deceasedToombsCounty veteranswhoservedour countryintheArmed Forces.TheLyonsLions Sheriffff details,See page3A. OldMiddleSchool,503S.W. Formoreinformation,call 478-275-6570. Clubandits60members withhelpfromstudents atToombsCountyHigh andtheLeoClubofRob-ert ToombsAcademyand theCityofLyonsconstruct- Pleasesee Crosses page 2A KEEPINGPATRIOTISMATTHEFOREFRONT—MembersoftheLyonsLionsClub,thecivicorganizationresponsiblefortheme-morial Thompson,Jimmy“Spook”Alexander,WayneWheeler,LucretiaNobles,AlysaMarsciano,JillO’NealandDarrellNobles. PhotobyWilliamLedford brieflflfl [email protected] CensusEvents m CountyCommission, MontgomeryCounty 2 amINsTHI4S2ISSUoE 4A SeePage 10A Tegus? f Lanene Connectionandthe ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor [email protected] Afteralmostaquartercentury atherpostastheToombsCoun-ty sheriff’ssecretary,itishardfor JohnnieJeanBranchtoretire,but asshesaid,“Whenyougettobe 77yearsold,itistimetogohome androckonthefrontporch.” Johnniewas52yearsofage whenToombsCountySheriff CharlesDursthiredhertowork asareceptionistatthecountyjail. Shesoonascendedtotheposition ofsecretary,ajobpreviouslyheld byBillieJones.Mrs.Joneshad beensecretarytherefor40years andshe brieflyreturnedfromre-tirement tomentorMrs.Branch.“I alwayscalledher‘myteach,’”John-nie shared. GBIInvestigatingin NoArrestsMade AWheelerCountymanwasshotand killedandtwoothersinjuredinashootingthat occurredearlySunday,May24,inAlamo. ByDeborahClark RegionalEditor crossesandflags,poseinfrontofthestreet-longdisplayonVictoryDrive.LtoR:JasonHall,ClubPresident,James brieflfl [email protected] Alamo; diedinanincidentat#4BluebirdLane,the GeorgiaBureauofInvestigationreportedin apressrelease.TheGBIwascalledinshortly RonestraKotoyaWilliams,42,ofAlamo, h d www.theadvancenews.com
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