The Pike County Pirates and the Lamar County Trojans laid it all on the line last Friday night at Trojan Field in one of the best high school football games played here in my 32 years on the sidelines.
William "Bill" Roebuck, 57, of Griffin, died Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010. Services will be held Saturday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., at Mt. Gilead Baptist Church. Friends may visit the family Friday, Oct. 8, from 6-8 p.m. at Haisten McCullough Funeral Home.
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Between Sunday, Sept. 26, and Sunday, Oct. 3, the sheriff's office made the following arrests:
Reginald Glen Edwards, reckless conduct;
Sanford Henry Finley, driving while license suspended and no tag;
Darcel Breanta Harris, bench warrant;
Benjamin Herschell Johnson, contempt of court and violation of bail:
John Horace Owens Jr., probation violation;
Alejandra Cortes Perez; no license on person and head light violation;
Stephanie Nicole Thomas, probation violation;
Matthew H. Whittelsey, pedestrian under the influence;
Korbin Korderial Dwayne Williams, DUI under 21 and head light violation.
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Helen Williams English, 94, of Williamson, died Monday, Oct. 4, 2010. Friends may visit the family Wednesday, Oct. 6 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. at Moody Funeral Home. The funeral follows at 3 p.m. in the funeral home.
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Around 50 people were present at Madison's Southern Cross Guest Ranch last Thursday to hear a presentation on the economic impact of horse racing in Georgia by Ed Gadrix, Atlanta-area attorney, Georgia Equine Education Project (GEEP) president and Bullet Breeze Racing Stable owner.
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Take Notice that:
The right to redeem the following described property, to wit:All that tract or parcel of land containing 2.00 acres lying and being in Land Lot 113 of the Eighth (8th) Land District of Pike County, Georgia and being more particularly shown and designated as 2.00 acres according to that certain plat of survey entitled “Compiled Plat for Timothy D. Simmons and Dana I Simmons” dated March 16, 1994 prepared by Kenneth Edward Pressley, Georgia Registered Professional Land Surveyor, a copy of which plat is recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 37, Pike County, Georgia, Superior Court Clerk’s Office, and which said plat together with the metes, bounds, courses and distances as shown thereon with respect to the said 2.00 acres, is by this reference incorporated herein in aid of this description as fully as if copied at length herein.
Will expire and be forever foreclosed and barred on and after the 18th day of October, 2010.
The Tax Deed to which this notice relates is dated the 4th day of August, 2009, and is recorded in the office if the Clerk of Superior Court of Pike County, Georgia, in Deed Book 807, Page 341.
The property may be redeemed at any time before the 18th day of October, 2010 by payment of the redemption price as fixed and provided by law to the undersigned at the following address: PO Box 290, Concord, Georgia 30206.
Please be governed accordingly.
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In the Superior Court of
State of Georgia
File No. 2010CV-928
Yogi Jones Berganza
Elmer E. Berganza, Defendant
Notice of Publication
To: Elmer E. Berganza
You are hereby notified that the above-styled action seeking divorce was filed against you in said Court on August 9, 2010, and that by reason of an Order for Service of Summons by Publication entered by the Court on August 25, 2010, you are hereby commanded and required to file with the Clerk of said Court and serve upon Dwayne C. Singleton, Plaintiff’s attorney, whose address is: 1115 Zebulon Road, Griffin, Georgia 30224, an Answer to the Complaint within 60 days of August, 25, 2010.
Witness, the Honorable Judge of said Court.
This the 1st day of September, 2010.
Spalding County Superior
Prepared and Presented by:
State Bar No. 649048
Attorney for Plaintiff
1115 Zebulon Road
Griffin, Georgia 30224
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To: Betty Jane Maldonado
By order of the court for service by publication, you are hereby notified that on April 27, 2009, Jamie Edward Moody filed suit against you for divorce and amended his complaint on July 30, 2009. You are required to file with the clerk of the Superior Court, and to serve upon plaintiff’s attorney Richard T. Bridges, 208 W Main Street, P. O. Box 881, Thomaston, GA 30286 an answer in writing within sixty (60) days of September 29, 2010.
Witness, the Honorable Tommy R. Hankinson, Judge, of Pike County Superior Court. This 22nd day of September, 2010.
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Georgia, Pike County
Wanda Kay Truitt has petitioned to be appointed Administrator of the estate of Terry Wayne Truitt, Sr., deceased, of said County. The petitioner has also applied for waiver of bond and/or grant of certain powers contained in O.C.G.A. §53-12-232. All interested parties are hereby notified to show cause why said petition should not be granted. All objections to the petition must be in writing, setting forth the grounds of any such objections, and must be filed with the court on or before October 25, 2010. All pleadings/objections must be signed before a notary public or before a probate court clerk, and filing fees must be tendered with your pleadings/objections, unless you qualify to file as an indigent party. Contact probate court personnel at the following address/telephone number for the required amount of filing fees. If any objections are filed, a hearing will be scheduled at a later date. If no objections are filed, the petition may be granted without a hearing.
/s/Lynn S. Brandenburg
P.O. Box 324
Zebulon, GA 30295
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Jimmie Burousas Sr. of Barnesville, 93, died Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. Services will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. at Williams Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday from 1:15 p.m. until the service hour.
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Today's Democrats could learn a lot from one of their icons, if they'd just pay attention.
Declared President John F. Kennedy in 1962, "It is a paradoxical truth that tax rates are too high and tax revenues are too low and the soundest way to raise the revenues in the long run is to cut the rates now ... Cutting taxes now is not to incur a budget deficit, but to achieve the more prosperous, expanding economy which can bring a budget surplus." [Full story »]