Area News

Homecoming is Friday night

One of these young ladies will be crowned 2017 Jeff Davis High Homecoming Queen this Friday night. The candidates are, from left, Kelsie Darley, Sofia Lara, Alexandria Reed, Camry Sanders, Ivey Grace Smith and MaryBeth White. Class representatives for the 2017 Jeff Davis High School Homecoming are, from left, freshman Lexi Turner, junior Karli Williams…

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Trick or Treat Night to have added excitement.

The Oct. 31 downtown trick-or-treating will have added excitement as three live bands perform downtown. The Jeff Davis arts and entertainment council will bring local flavor, country, and rock ‘n’ roll starting at 6 p.m. Local favorite Kendra Welch will start off, followed by the Double Eagle Band from Baxley. The main event starts at…

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Secret Santa

This year’s Secret Santa applications are available at the Jeff Davis County Department of Family & Children’s Service (DFCS) office. Applications must be completed and returned to DFCS no later than 4 p.m. Nov. 16. Applications can be placed in the drop box outside DFCS if the office is closed. Every effort is made to…

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Oct. 31 is Veterans’ names deadline

Time is running out for new engravings on the Veterans Park Memorial. The deadline is Oct. 31. The Jeff Davis County Veterans Association will dedicate the new names along with a special one for the late president of the organization, Richard Stone Sr. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. Forms may be downloaded…

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Taste of Alma is Nov. 16

The annual Alma Taste of Christmas will be Nov. 16 from 6-8:30 p.m. at Staten Community Building (110 Johnson Lake Road), Alma. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Cohen’s of Alma, The Blueberry Barn or e-mail awildes2012@gmail.com or call 912-288-0705. Proceeds go to the South Georgia Potter’s House for Women. There will be…

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