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News from the Gray Downtown Development Authority meeting was all positive with its biggest project to date underway, more businesses on the horizon and all tenants paid up to date.

What could be better than winning two state championships in 2019? Perhaps a repeat performance in 2020 with an eye on qualifying for an even bigger championship coming up in November.

While the rate of new cases of the coronavirus have decreased in Jones County – down 56 percent over the past two weeks compared to the previous two-week period – one health and rehabilitation center has not fared as well, according to reports from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Georgia voters who have already requested and received an absentee ballot for the Nov. 3 election may have been surprised to find two constitutional amendments and one statewide referendum on the ballot.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes in Jones County now has its own area representative and she plans to focus her attention on helping the community and helping students love Christ.

After a step outside of region play, the Lady Greyhounds are now getting set to finish the season strong going into the playoffs.

News

News from the Gray Downtown Development Authority meeting was all positive with its biggest project to date underway, more businesses on the horizon and all tenants paid up to date.

What could be better than winning two state championships in 2019? Perhaps a repeat performance in 2020 with an eye on qualifying for an even bigger championship coming up in November.

Sports

In the afterglow of last Thursday’s hard-fought loss to Central, the feeling of bittersweetness was heavy in the air.

COVID-19 has brought with it the shuffling of events, and the sport of cross country is not immune to it. The JCHS cross country athletes have taken it in stride, however.

Community

Toys for Tots in Jones County had their kickoff with Marine Corps Detachment 970 at Ingles and Ace Hardware on Labor Day to help get donations for underprivileged children for Christmas.

The third annual Touch-A-Truck took place last weekend in front of the Jones County Sheriff’s Department with the goal of a day of enjoyment for children while raising money for brain safety awareness.

Obituaries

Oct 1, 2020 - 00:00

Kathryn Woodell Fowler, 81, of Gray, died Thursday, Sept. 24 at home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral services were held Sunday, Sept. 27 at 3:00 p.m. at Hart’s Jones County Chapel. The family greeted friends one hour prior to the service. Graveside services were private at Elam Memorial Gardens.

Oct 1, 2020 - 00:00

Betty Lou Walls Bramlett of Round Oak died Thursday, Sept. 24 at her daughter Teresa White’s residence where she had been cared for with love by her family.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

GRAY: Teresa Childs Ridgway, 60, of Gray, passed away Sunday, Sept. 13. 

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

GRAY: Calvin Wayne Miller Sr., 69, of Cyler Road, died Sunday, Sept. 13. 

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

JONES COUNTY: Erin DuLong, 47, of Jones County, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 15. Funeral services will be private at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel with the Reverend Jennifer Darsey officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The GABE Foundation, 189 Oakland Drive, Gray, GA 31032.

Sep 24, 2020 - 00:00

Jimmy Lamar Gatliff, 70, of James passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 26 at Chaplinwood Health and Rehabilitation Center, Milledgeville, with family at his side.