Memorial Day was Monday, May 26, and the annual ceremony was held at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Glennville. Boy Scout troops from Glennville had placed flags on all the burial plots at the cemetery. There was a good turnout of people for the ceremony and Lt. Col. Raymond T. Banks, Sr., Commander of the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, Georgia, was the Keynote Speaker.

Tattnall County High School held the graduation program for the Class of 2014 Friday night, May 23. Bethany Durrence gave her Valedictory Address and Sarina Keffer shared the Salutatory Address with classmates.

Sterling Sharpe has been elected to the College Football Hall of Fame, to be inducted along with 13 other players in a ceremony December 9, 2014, in New York City.

Marvin Dixon has been named the Cobbtown Citizen of the Year. Other nominees were Vaughan Lanier and Lavanda Lynn.

Harvey’s Supermarket in Reidsville will be closed temporarily from May 31 to June 6 as it prepares to change out many of the food brands since it is no longer owned by the Food Lion company. The store will reopen on June 6th and will retain it’s current name.

Obituaries this week:
Macie Collins
Shane Hendrix, 46
Verdie Lee Mack Martin, 85
Thomas Mobley, Sr.

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