Tattnall County Manager Faye Hussey is retiring. She was honored at Monday’s County Commissioners’ meeting with a Senate Resolution, presented by Senator Jack Hill, and a reception. Faye began working for Tattnall County in 1973 and is retiring effective July 1, 2014.
The Greater Tattnall Chamber of Commerce and the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Department and local police stations came together last Thursday, May 29, for the second annual Community Candlelight Vigil held at the Veterans’ Park at the Tattnall County Courthouse.
Vidalia murder suspect Simon Dixon was in Reidsville just a few days before the murder of elementary school teacher Robin Matthews in Toombs County. He was also remembered living in Reidsville as a young boy many years ago.
BRAG, the Bike Ride Across Georgia, will take part of its route through Tattnall County next Friday, June 13. Motorists are asked to use caution on the roads when bike riders are present. All ages will be participating in the bike ride.
And, if you had your child’s photos made at the Reidsville Recreation Department during the spring baseball/softball games, you can now pick up the photos from the Rec. Dept. office.
Harvey’s Supermarket in Reidsville will be closed temporarily through 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:
Louise Bacon, 69
Joseph D. Coe, 69
James David Driggers, 72
James Robert “Jimmy” Flynt
Marjorie Milligan, 92
LaVerne Yeomans Myren, 98
Almeda Akins Sanders
Gerald “Jerry” Sapp, 77
Ann Calhoun James Strickland, 78
Birdie Thompson Tootle, 89
If you have comments, suggestions, complaints or just feel like sharing a thought, feel free to leave a comment below. For more information, you may contact the Journal at 912-557-6761 or by email at mail@tattnalljournal. com. Thanks for supporting The Tattnall Journal!
Click on the image to open up this week’s edition