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Page 2A Thursday, May 12, 2005 A Section honored - Continued from Page la Her husband Ron was killed while on a routine traffic call in St. Augustine Florida. She has lived in the Middle Georgia area for more than 20 years and currently resides in Gray. "I never volunteered to become a member of this organization," she stated. "In 19751 became a survivor, and my life was changed forever. I wish I had the help back then that is available today." Continued from Page la April 19. Council members unanimously agreed to give the finalists $100 each. Briley gave the checks to the winners at the May 2 meeting. Although there were four winning entries, two were submitted by Hale, and, as a result, three $100 checks were presented. The design of the flag has been accepted by the council, but the color of the background remains in question. Daniels said the availability and durability of the particular dye may be the 41i:ii!/ i!ii!i!iiii!!iiii!ii!ili!!!iiii )!i iii!! iiiiiii!(! iiiiili! .... Wood (I-r) presents C.O.ES. James Clark at his side. (by Lurie-Smith) patch to SheriffButch Reece with Captain Billy Mitchell and Deputy : i : i:iii i'' (by Lurie-Smith) Daniels (l-r) with winners Wayne Hale, Kellie Spivey, Mike Walter, and Mayor Jason Briley. determining factor, as well as being displayed at the celebration in August. Daniels said the design will Georgia Municipal Association "We like the incorporated be transferred to a flag, which Conference held in Savannah in design because it has a little bit will be displayed in City Hall June and the city's 100thbirthday of everything in it," she said. Continued from Page la attempted to get bicycle, but officers wheel and stopped the vehicle, to obtain a clothin but later drove away." and he was Wood pursued the driver onScaw foot. According to Clark, the held at the Jones deputy caught Jackson hiding Enforcement Center. under a staircase at Attaway "We also found a crack Tire and held him until Macon the vehicle, and both Police arrived to assist, admitted doing drugs," Scavone parked the car andsaid. Dr. Kelleher Choose a | Chiropractic Exam Including: I | "A Preliminary Cortsu|tatiori An Orthopedic & Neuroligical I Spinal Exam I Spinal X-rays, up to 2 views I (if necessary) .A Report of Fhldirtgs I It is our policy to accept for | those that [N ~- ........ M.T.W.F.8-8 !/ii i/!iI w il t Milledgeville's Grant named to committee by Senate president State Senator Johnny Grant (R-Milledgeville) has been appointed to the National Conference of State Legislatures' (NCSL) Budgets and Revenue Committee by Senate President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson (R-Savannah). The Budgets and Revenue Committee is one of 15 standing committees. It is responsible for protecting the states' interests in federal decisions regarding fiscal matters including annual action on the federal budget. It examines federal and state policies with fiscal implications, including: funding for services and pro ams;budget processes; tax and revenue systems; legislative oversight; unfunded mandates; and state-local fiscal relations. Committee members serve two-year terms and include "both legislators and legislative staff. "I am so honored by this appointment," Sen. Grant said following notification of his selection. "As a member of the Georgia Senate, I believe I will be able to bring a great deal to the table in these discussions. I believe my colleagues from across the nation will provide me with some new and innovative ideas to bring back here as we continue to make the laws that affect all Georgians." "Senator Grant has demonstrated his leadership through his hard work in the Senate," Sen. Johnson said. "He knows how to work with people to pass legislation that is beneficial to the hardworking Georgians of our state. By appointing him to the NCSL committee, he will gain valuable knowledge from his peers in other states so we may continue to do what is best for Georgia." The National Conference of State Legislatures was founded in 1975 and is recognized as the pre-eminent bipartisan organization dedicated to serving the lawmakers and staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories. It is recognized nationally for its leadership. The NCSL standing committees meet three times each year. Their spring meetings were in Washington, D.C. earlier this year, and their next meetings will be at the Annual Meeting in Seattle. The NCSL Annual Meeting brings thousands of legislators and legislative staff together for more than 150 informative sessions with nationally renowned experts. During the Annual Meeting, committee members will vote on policy resolutions that form the basis for NCSL's lobbying agenda in Washington, D.C. later this year. Grant represents Senate District 25 which includes portions of Jones County. He may be reached by e-mail at Brown & Williamson Employees Is your personal situation changing due to recent layoffs? Consider talking to Woodmen about: Rolling "over your 401k into an IRA Annuity Woodmen offers: IRAs with guaranteed interest rates Woodmen's IRAs and tax-deferred annuity products are smart ways to save for your retirement. Woodmen's FREE Needs Analysis can help you determine how much life insurance you need to meet your goals. For more Information, contact: Franklin D. L..oam.b, Jr., FIFC 102 East Clinton Street Gray, GA 31032 (478) 986-1042 * (478) 986-1043 A. 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