The Reidsville Fire Department held their annual dinner on December 1 and presented awards to several for their service. This year’s honorees included Fireman of the Year – John Sapp; Officer of the Year – Captain Ashley Durrence; and Chief’s Fireman of the Year – Sydney Clifton.

The top story on this week’s paper was a vehicle accident where six people were ejected after impact. Fortunately there haven’t been any fatalities from the incident as of presstime. Several members are still undergoing treatment at Memorial Medical Center in Savannah.

A couple of holiday items included the 27th annual Christmas … Cobbtown Style parade and festival held over the weekend. The large parade always draws a big crowd and this year was no exception. Also on Sunday, the traditional Love Lite tree was dedicated on the front lawn of Optim Medical Center in Reidsville. Love Lite Tree remembrances will be accepted through Friday, December 21, 2012, and the names are printed in the newspaper.

The Greater Tattnall Chamber of Commerce is looking ahead to their annual awards banquet scheduled for Thursday, March 14. They are currently seeking nominations for the various award categories.

Finally, after months of negotiations, the county and city representatives have reached an agreement on the distribution of L.O.S.T. (Local Option Sales Tax) funds.

One item to remember is the upcoming Reidsville Community Blood Drive set for Monday, December 17, 2012 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Reidsville United Methodist Church social hall. The blood drive is sponsored this time by HeritageBank of the South. Please give the gift of life during this important holiday season!

Obituaries this week:
Ray Winston Aiken, 60
Roy Hubert Daughtry, 86
Mrs. Alma Tucker Myers, 62

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