Thomasville Times Enterprise

Homepage

May 23, 2014

Veterans seek assistance

THOMASVILLE — Area veterans groups are looking for a few good men, women and children.

The groups need volunteers to help them place flags on veterans’ graves in Thomas County.  The effort in the Meigs, Metcalf, Coolidge and Ochlocknee areas have already been completed by members of American Legion Posts 31, 265 and 519; Veterans of Foreign Wars Posts 4995 and 11088; and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 59.

The flags were donated by the congregations of Big Creek Baptust Church, Salem Baptist Church, Antioch Baptist Church and Dillon Road Presbyterian Church.

Workers are needed at the following places:

—  Lebanon Cemetery in Pavo at 9 a.m. Saturday

— Boston City Cemetery in Boston at 9 a.m. Sunday

— Magnolia Cemetery in Thomasville at 2 p.m. Sunday

— Sunset Memorial Gardens in Thomasville at 4 p.m. Sunday

—    Laurel Hill Cemetery in Thomasville at 7:30 a.m. Monday

— Peaceful Rest Cemetery in Thomasville at 7:30 a.m. Monday

The Thomas County Memorial Day Ceremony will be held at Sunset Memorial Gardens at the Veterans Memorial at 11 a.m. Monday.  “Taps” will be played and the Flag-Folding Ceremony will be performed by the Post 265 Ochlocknee Team and narrated by Curt Crowe, retired from the U.S. Navy.

Family members are encouraged to attend and place a flag at the end of the ceremony.

Fore more information, contact Post 31 at 221-7978.

1
Text Only
Homepage
smith

Georgia Department of Education District Effectiveness Specialist Bobby Smith educates Thomas County teachers about Georgia’s new accountability program, the College and Career Ready Performance Index, at a Tuesday meeting.

Local News
blitz

Calendar of events
Local Sports
Obituaries
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Raw: Japanese Soldiers Storm Beach in Exercises Raw: Weapons Fire Hits UN School in Gaza Raw: Rocket Launches Into Space With Cargo Ship Broken Water Main Floods UCLA Two Women Narrowly Avoid Being Hit by Train In Virginia, the Rise of a New Space Coast New Sanctions on Key Sectors of Russian Economy Crayola Announces Family Attraction in Orlando US Ready to Slap New Sanctions on Russia Kerry: Not Worried About Israeli Criticism Boater Rescued From Edge of Kentucky Dam Girl Struck by Plane on Florida Beach Dies Rodents Rampant in Gardens Around Louvre House to Vote on Slimmed-down Bill for Border Looming Demand Could Undercut Flight Safety Raw: 2 Shells Hit Fuel Tank at Gaza Power Plant Raw: Massive Explosions From Airstrikes in Gaza Giant Ketchup Bottle Water Tower Up for Sale Easier Nuclear Construction Promises Fall Short Kerry: Humanitarian Cease-fire Efforts Continue
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Photos


Poll

Does it bother you that the Thomasville-Thomas County Central football game won't be played for at least the next two years?

Yes
No
     View Results
NDN Video
Weird 'Wakudoki' Dance Launches Promotional Competition Two women barely avoid being hit by train Chris Pratt Adorably Surprises Kids at a 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening Chapter Two: Designing for Naomi Watts NOW TRENDING: Peyton Manning dancing at practice "The Bachelorette" Makes Her Decision Thieves pick the wrong gas station to rob Golden Sisters on '50 Shades' trailer: 'Look At That Chest!' Staten Island Man's Emotional Dunk Over NYPD Car - @TheBuzzeronFOX GMA: Dog passes out from excitment to see owner Baseball Hall of Famers Inducted 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' Sneak Peek Florida Keys Webcam Captures Turtles Hatching Morgan Freeman Sucks Down Helium on 'Tonight Show' Robin Wright Can Dance! (WATCH) She's Back! See Paris Hilton's New Carl's Jr. Ad Big Weekend For Atlanta Braves In Cooperstown - @TheBuzzeronFox Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director What's Got Jack Black Freaking Out at Comic-Con? Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth