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Cairo newsbeat

August 5, 2013

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The after-school program at Eastside School in Cairo will begin Friday for the school year.

The program provideS after-school care, snacks and help with homework from 3 P.M.- 6 p.m. at the Eastside Elementary School campus through May 22, 2014 at a cost of $40 per week. Courtesy transportation is also available from the other school.

For more information, call Dr. Nancy Andrews at 377-8373.


Season football tickets on sale

Tickets are currently on sale at Cairo High School for the Syrupmakers’ 2013 season.

Football tickets for those who purchased tickets during the 2012 season and wish to keep their same seats may be purchased through Aug. 23.

The cost for the five home-game season tickets is $50 in the lower level and $75 in the upper level.

After Aug. 23, any unclaimed tickets will be made available for sale to the general public.

Tickets may be purchased at the CHS office.


TU plans to hold


Thomas University officials invite everyone to the Wild Wild West Saloon & Gambling Room, a scholarship fundraising event to be held at the Grady Cultural Center on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m.

The night will feature live entertainment, food and drink and gaming tables with all proceeds benefiting scholarships for Grady County students.

For more information about tickets or to be a sponsor of the event, call 226-6903.


CHS class of ’63 to hold reunion

Members of the Cairo High School class of 1963 are currently making plans for their 50th class reunion to be held later this year.

If you are class member and would like to help plan the event or get information, call Alice Dodson at 872-3506.

Tabernacle plans


The 42nd Annual Homecoming Services will be held at Tabernacle Baptist Church on Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. The guest speaker is Evangelist Kurt LaBouve.

For more information, call Pastor Miles Carter at 377-1213.


Program seeks employers

If you are a business owner who might be interested in higher a student this coming school year, the Work-Based Learning program at Cairo High School has more than 35 juniors and seniors who are looking for work opportunities.

Each student accepted into the program must receive excellent teacher recommendations, meet high academic and behavior criteria and have an identifiable career goal.

If you would like to be a part of the WBL program, call Kevin Collins at 221-9416 for more information.


Register now for fall rec sports

The Grady County Recreation Department will be holding registration for the 2013 fall sports season through August.

You may register for Smurf Flag Football, Pee Week Tackle Football, Mite Tackle Football and MIdget Tackle Football and Cheerleading through Aug. 16. Registration for soccer will be held through Aug. 26.

Registration will be held at the Rec Department office on the Pelham Highway, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, call 377-8221.


Square dance

lessons offered

As part of the reading program, officials of the Roddenbery Memorial Library will be offering Square Dancing Lessons in the library auditorium on Friday nights from 7 to 9.

The classes are taught by an experienced square dance instructor and is free.

To see a calendar of  events, visit

 ­To submit an  item to Cairo Newsbeat, contact Jeff Lovett at 377-3116 or by email at

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