This week’s front page featured a story on President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s visit to Fort Stewart, GA, last week. Glennville City Councilman Dr. Randy King and his wife, Sharon, attended the event and shook hands with the President and First Lady. In other news, the Tattnall County Sheriff’s Office held another Operation Take-Back, which resulted in 25 lbs. of medications received. Reidsville resident Chance Jones, 16, was the first student to complete the Aviation training program at the Reidsville airport and had his first solo flight. Tattnall County Band Director, Ben Helms, will be honored with a benefit concert May 10 to help raise funds for his battle against cancer. James W. Carter announced his intentions to run for the Second District County Commissioner’s seat in the upcoming election. And the City of Reidsville held a ceremony to mark the National Day of Prayer on Thursday morning.

Inside the paper, you’ll meet the TCHS Honor Graduates of the class of 2012 and you’ll find lots of beauty queens crowned in the Tattnall County C.A.R.E.S. pageant.

Obituaries this week:
Betty Deal
Lottie Weathers Jones, 90
Willie A. Teal, 95
Ernie M. Thompson, 66

Stay tuned to the latest happenings around Tattnall County by visiting our Calendar page here on the website. Events that are printed in the paper each week are featured on the calendar.

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