The City of Glennville shared their appreciation for Bobby Brannen who has served the City for 36 years as Fire Chief.  Brannen recently announced his retirement as Fire Chief effective January 1, 2013. Replacing Brannen will be Rod Kirkland who was officially appointed at the Glennville City Council meeting on January 10.

The Georgia State Patrol Aviation Division was recently honored with the Excellence in police Aviation Award. Reidsville native Billy Smith serves as Director of the Unit.

The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. parade and celebration will be held Saturday, January 19 in Glennville. The parade begins at 10 a.m. and the program and celebration will be held afterwards on the grounds of St. James AME Church.

The US Postal Service recently announced a one-cent increase in regular postage stamps to 46 cents. Postcard stamps will also increase to 33 cents. The increase is effective January 27.

In other front page news, don’t forget Tattnall Productions is coming up January 18-19 in Glennville.

Obituaries this week:
Stevie Wilkes Bragg
Mrs. Margaret Middleton Jenks
Mr. J. Lewis Lynn, 79
Vietta Stanfield Medlock

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