Tabernacle Baptist to celebrate anniversary 

Tabernacle Baptist Church members will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a special Homecoming Jubilee on Sunday, August 1. The morning worship will be held at 11 and will feature Evangelist Dalton Key as the guest speaker with dinner on the grounds after the service. The jubilee will continue with nightly services Sunday-Wednesday, Aug. 1-4 at 6 with Evangelist Key and his father Pastor Rhys Key as the evangelists. The church is located at 3224 Hwy. 84 East in Cairo.

City to sponsor job fair on Wednesday

The City of Cairo and CNSNext is helping to organize a community job fair to be held on Wednesday, July 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grady Cultural Center. Several employers will be on hold to discuss job opportunities in medical, warehouse, factories and clerical fields. Come of the participants scheduled to be at the job fair recruiting new employees will include Taurus Holdings, Inc, Archbold Medical Center, the Department of Juvenile Justine, Oil-Dri, and the Georgia Department of Health. All those attending are encouraged to be prepared for on-site interviews and to bring their resumes and ID’s.

Providence Baptist Church to hold gospel sing

The Providence Baptist Church invites everyone to come hear the Mark Trammel Quartet live in concert on Sunday, July 25 during the 11 a.m. morning worship service. Trammel, the one-time baritone singer for the popular Cathedral Quartet, began his group 15 years ago and they have travelled the world singing and spreading the gospel message. Everyone in the community is invited to come hear this incredible group in concert.

Al-Anon chapter meets on Thursdays

Does someone close to you have a drinking or drug problem? Al-Anon Family Groups have one focus: to help friends and families of alcoholics. The local group meets on Thursday at 9 a.m. at the AA clubhouse, 3351 Hwy. 84, Cairo GA 38828. For more information call Linda at (229) 221-5469.

New fishing requirements at Tired Creek Lake

The Grady County Lake Authority has announced it is requesting that all bass tournament participants held on Tired Creek Lake not to hold bass in live wells for extended periods of time. Bass cannot survive the stress of being held in live wells until afternoon weigh-ins during the summer’s high temperatures and the return of the fish to the lake in a healthy condition is important in order for the lake to remain strong and a thriving fishing destination.

Grady schools require mesh or clear book bags

When students return to classes in September, they will be required to have a mesh-style or clear book bag, according to Grady County School Superintendent Dr. Kermit Gilliard. The new directive was recommended by school administrators in an effort to provide better security for students. In addition, masks will not be required in schools this year but will be required for students riding on school buses.

All unmanned dumpster sites closed

Grady County has closed the last of its unmanned dumpster sites and replaced them with five manned garbage sites at various site through the county. The sites are located at 362 Beck Branch Rd. in Calvary, 1864 N. Broad St. in Cairo, 2377 Ridge Rd. in Cairo, 20th Street, SE in Cairo and 155 Bunn Lane in Whigham. All manned sites are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Household trash as well as white and brown goods are accepted at each of these sites. Please remember to follow all instructions concerning items that are allowed and prohibited when using the manned dumpster sites.

To submit an item to Cairo Newsbeat, contact Jeff Lovett at (229) 221-1030.

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