2017-09-27 / Other Jenkins News

Remember When –

This Date in 1967

The newly elected members of the Jenkins County Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Committee are Jessie Earl Burke, chairman; John T. Herrington, Vice-Chairman; and Eugene B. Dwelle, member. This committee will be responsible for administering farm action programs in the county during the next year.

The State Highway Department has opened bids and let contract for the construction of 4.934 miles of grading and paving on the Old Savannah Road, beginning approximately 2 miles southwest of Rocky Ford and extending northwest to the beginning of existing pavement at the crossroads of Sharpe’s Old Still.

On Monday night, the newly elected Teen Town Mayor, Joe Law, and his council composed of Laura Black, Margaret Black, Graylen Hall and Maie Hatcher, met with the Teen Town Adult Advisory Council to discuss plans for the coming year.

Lt. C.W. Fulford Jr., an honor graduate of Jenkins County High School, is reported wounded in a Vietnam War battle. Fulford described the battle as a “night of death and destruction” in a letter to his father, C.W. Fulford Sr.

Walter Harrison Insurance Agency advertises for sale “six beautiful lots on Myers Hill.”

Edenfield’s Clover Farm advertises smoked picnic hams for 39 cents lb.; baking hens, 33 cents lb.; and 4 lb. pack pork neck bones, 59 cent.

Dr. R. Hunter Rackley was re-elected president of the Georgia Dental Association a the 100th annual convention in Atlanta.

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