The annual reunion of the descendants of William H. and Penelope Palmer, including the families of Sarah Ann Coble Williams, Charles H. Coble, Ardelia Coble Billiette, Mary Frances Coble Norton and Rena Mae Coble Wilder will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Mizpah Primitive Baptist Church located in upper Grady County off Ga. Hwy. 112 North. This celebration will begin at 10 a.m., with a potluck luncheon being served at 12:30 p.m.. Please urge all family members to attend. For more information, please contact Dot Coble Schlabach at 229-294-1059.
New Elm Baptist Church Homecoming services, including the dedication of a new fellowship hall, will be held Oct. 14, at 10:30 a.m. Old friends are asked to bring favorite foods and stay for dinner. The 1:30 p.m. sing will feature “Three-4-One.”
St. James Free Will Baptist Church will hold a new free will conference. The event starts at 10 a.m. daily on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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Quality Employment, Liberty Tax win tournament titles
Quality Employment added the Midget League tournament championship to its regular-season title on Thursday, defeating Davis Insurance 10-0 in five innings at the Magnolia Sports Complex.
And Liberty Tax scored seven runs in its final two at bats to take the Farm League tournament championship with an 8-4 win over Ameris.
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- Rec tournament championship games set for Thursday
- Colquitt County soccer banquet
- 11 Colquitt County players named All-Region in soccer
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Thomasville mental hospital to close
One of Thomas County largest employers — at more than 700 — and a longtime regional state mental hospital will close Dec. 31.
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Video project focuses on the homefront
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- Moultrie volunteer tapped for DAR's top award
- Video project focuses on the homefront