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Merrit named Gray market president of Magnolia State Bank

Jolene J. Carroll, chief executive officer of Magnolia State Bank, is pleased to announce Richard Mell Merritt as the Gray market president of Magnolia State Bank with responsibility for all

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Leonard elected into UGA Arch Society

Evan Leonard has been elected into the Arch Society at the University of Georgia. The Arch Society is a prestigious organization in which members serve as official student ambassadors of

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The Jones County News salutes the local Veteran of the Week

Herbert Hoover Gray is the local veteran of the week. He was a private first class in the U.S. Army. He was born Oct. 23, 1946, and was killed in

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Parks anniversary

James B. Parks Sr. and Patricia Ann (Tanner) Parks of Jones County celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Oct. 11 with a private celebration in their honor given by their children,

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THIS WEEK Welcome Wednesday Male role models are invited to Clifton Ridge the second Wednesday of every month to greet their students. Contact Leslie Poythress at or 743-5182, for

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Cougars, Hounds both win games

Both of Jones County’s middle school football teams won their games last week. Clifton Ridge downed Monroe County 36-26 in Forsyth to remain undefeated. Omarion Tucker and Zion Ragins scored

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Sporting Calendar

JCHS softball Tuesday, Oct. 8, 4 p.m., Wayne County at Jones County (doubleheader), Wednesday, Oct. 9, TBA, Wayne at Jones (if necessary), first round state playoffs; Tuesday, Oct. 15-16, TBA,

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