Citizens of Eastman and Dodge County gathered at the war memorial on the grounds of the Dodge County Courthouse for a memorial service dedicated to the memory of former comrades in arms who gave their lives in service to their country. The annual program is sponsored by American Legion Post 126 of Eastman. (Photo by Tracey Graham)
The remains of what once were Soo’s Fashions and Roy’s were torn down on Monday, May 27 on Main Street in Eastman. Graham and Studstill tore the buildings down and are in the process of hauling off the remains. The buildings were destroyed by fire on Wednesday, February 20, 2013. The fire was caused by an electrical short in the Soo’s Fashion building. Both buildings were a total loss. (Photo by Chuck Eckles)
The Lady Bulldogs finished first in regular season play and won the championship at the Eastman-Dodge County Recreation Department 10-year old and under (10U) tournament. Pictured (middle row, l-r) are Carson Ethridge, Aniyah Black, Linzy Bowen, Clara Rossi, Jordan Hardy and Keke Montford; (back row, l-r) Kyla Howell, Gracie Lewis, Brianna Stickney, Skylar McAliley, Taylor Johnson and Kedejah Montford; (back row, l-r) coaches Wade Bowen, Al Lewis and Tavaris Black.
The 10-year old and under (10U) Dodge County Girls All Star team won the Soperton Tournament on Saturday, May 25, 2013. The girls went undefeated in the tournament. Pictured (front row, l-r) are Linzy Bowen, Madison Hardy, Sydney Powell and Annie Jones; (second row, l-r) bat girls, Meg Lewis and Kate Jones; (third row, l-r) Caroline Scarborough, Gracie Lewis, Mattie Grace Hutcheson, Aniyah Black and Rhesa Dotson; (fourth row, l-r) Bailey Harvey and Kaylee Mullis; (back row, l-r) coaches, Derek Hutcheson, Shawn Powell, Al Lewis and Wade Bowen and Eastman/Dodge Recreation Director Travis Niblett. Not pictured is Carsen Ethridge.
Rarely has the White House briefing room so resembled the main ballroom at a meeting of the Conservative Political Action Conference.
After news broke of a sweeping Justice Department subpoena of The Associated Press telephone records, White House press secretary Jay Carney didn’t so much have to deal with querulous reporters pressing him on all fronts. He had to deal with citizens bristling with anger over perceived encroachments on their rights by an overweening government.
[Full Story »]
At least one political party is an avid advocate of open borders. The Libertarian Party’s 2004 platform called for “the elimination of all restrictions on immigration, the abolition of the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the Border Patrol, and a declaration of full amnesty for all people who have entered the country illegally.”
[Full Story »]
The Heart of Georgia Regional Airport Authority met on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, and elected a new chairman and secretary/treasurer.
When the Eastman/Dodge Development Authority appointed two new members to the airport authority on May 13, the current chairman Eddie Driggers and board member Jack Burnham were replaced with Butch Kirkley and Phil Bearden.
[Full Story »]