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Mr. John Freeman Stinson, 78

Mr. John Freeman Stinson Sr., 78, passed away Dec. 16 at his home in Lumber City. He was the son of William Coney and Olivia Wyatt Stinson, born Oct. 20, 1945, in Laurens County. He became a resident of Shiloh Community, Wheeler County, in 1957. Mr. Johnny and his wife of 56 years, Sherry, made…

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City awarded grants

Mayor Bayne Stone and Councilman Dywane Johnson attended the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) awards ceremony in Augusta last week. They brought home $1.5 million for projects in the City. The City of Hazlehurst will use $1,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for sewer improvements in the Robin Lane area. The project will benefit…

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Mr. Charles E. Kight Sr., 82

Mr. Charles E. Kight Sr., 82, of Baxley, formerly of Hazlehurst, died Dec. 29 at Community Hospice in Vidalia. Mr. Kight was born Nov. 25, 1936, in Jeff Davis County to the late John Earnest Kight and the late Donnie Clifton Kight. He was a veteran of the United States Army, owner of CTC Industrial…

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Veterans Day Ceremony Is Saturday

The Jeff Davis County Veterans Association will honor veterans at the annual Veterans Day ceremony Saturday, November 10, at 11 a.m., at Veterans Square Park on Tallahassee Street. The public is encouraged to attend the ceremony, which in part celebrates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. The ceremony is held at…

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