2008-05-14 / ChatterBox

The Chatter Box

By Deborah Bennett

The recent announcement that Dr. Judy Holton has resigned as principal of Jenkins County Elementary School is sad news for Jenkins County. Dr. Holton has served the local school system faithfully for the past 22 years, and she will be greatly missed not only on the professional level, but also personally by her many friends in Jenkins County.

I wish Dr. Holton and her family only the best as they begin a new journey in their lives. Don't forget to come back and visit!

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There were no responses to last week's Question of the Week, but I will try again.

Question of the Week - "Which dirt road in the county do you consider to be the worse to travel?"

E-mail your anonymous responses or suggestions for a Question of the Week to themillennews@yahoo.com, mail to P. O. Box 909, Millen, GA 30442, fax to 478-982-5460 or leave in drop box on the door of our Cotton Avenue office. Responses should be limited to 40 words and should be received at our office by 10 a.m. Mondays.

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Happy birthday to: Norman Clifton, Austin Wagner, Tyler Wagner, Lee Wilson, John Weston Bragg, Hayden Garvin, Joe Wilson Jr., Trey Kent, Math Johnson, Alana Mims, Dorothy M. Gay, Elizabeth Fleming and Joely Mims.

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Military Active Duty List: Sgt. Adam Demshar, 44th Signal Battalion, Baghdad, Iraq; Lance Cpl. Lee Ogden, U.S. Marines, Radio and Communications, Bahria, Iraq; Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric B. Kelsey, U.S. Navy, NSA Bahrain; PV2 Ashley Clifton, U.S. Army, Yongsan, Korea; Airman First Class Charles F. Woods, Moody Air Force Base, Valdosta, GA; Capt. Andrew P. Thomas, U.S. Marines, F.A.S.T. Company, Yorktown, VA; Stuart Burrus, U.S. Air Force, Bossier AFB, Bossier, LA; SPC 4 Travis D. Motes, 1st Calvary Division, T. Hood, Texas; Capt. Donald Slade Burke, Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, Calif.; Staff Sgt. Gilbert C. Sheppard III, 48th Brigade, 118th Field Artillery, Iraq; Petty Officer 3rd Class Jamie A. Yager, U.S. Navy, Marine Corps Base Hawaii; Petty Chief Officer Andy D. Crosby, U.S. Navy, Elroy Destroyer, Norfolk, Va.; Stephanie Crosby, R.N., U.S. Navy, Lafayette Destroyer; Jimmy Cooper, U.S. Army National Guard, 878th Engineering Battalion-Augusta, Persian Gulf ; 1st Lt. J.R. Taylor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Iraq; SPC. Daniel Stuart, 18th MEDCOM, 121 General Hospital, Seoul, Korea; Jeffrey Sweat, U.S. Navy, USS Kauffman, MM3 59/E-Division, A-Gang, Norfolk, Va.; Cpl. Larry Lamont Clark, U.S. Marine Corp, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Bagdad, Iraq; Khan Young, U.S. Navy, U.S.S. Kitty Hawk, Persian Gulf; Robert Milton Jr., E-3, U.S. Army, Ft. Stewart, Hinesville, Ga., Mission Kuwait; Arnold R. Mosley, 2nd Lt., U.S. Air Force, Randolph AFB, Texas; and Debra A. Mosley, Tech. Sgt., U.S. Air Force, Randolph AFB, Texas.

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