The Eastman Police Department made the following arrests the week of December 24, 2013 through December 30, 2013.
Leonard Hodge, age 43, 5018 Bethel Street, Eastman, criminal trespass-business (one count). [Full Story »]
Happy New Year!
The RINOs (Republicans In Name Only) are getting restless. Breitbart.com reports the U.S. Chamber of Commerce plans to spend $50 million to crush the Tea Party.
Or, as the Chamber puts it: “to support establishment, business-friendly candidates in primaries and the general election, with an aim of trying to win a Republican Senate majority.” Notice their aim is faulty. This strategy has been tried many times and seldom works.
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Christmas has come and gone and we have celebrated the birth of Christ. However, he will always be with us. We will know the tree by the fruit it bares. We do not need to say God bless America. Americans need to bless God through his son.
There have been two that have died for you and I. Jesus Christ for our sins and the American soldiers for our freedom. More and more Americans are getting to the point that they don’t believe they need God. This nation continues to forget who she was yesterday, therefore she does not know who she is or where she is going.
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The year 2013 in review:
In January we reported:
At their first meeting in 2013, the Dodge County Board of Commissioners amended the 2013 budget approved on December 28, 2012. Amendments were made to the Dodge County Probate Court, Dodge County Tax Commissioner and E-911 budgets. Interim county manager Bobby Peacock recommended that the probate court budget be reduced by $10,000.00, the tax commissioner budget be reduced by $7000.00 and E-911 be increased by the $17,000.00. Peacock told commissioners that the increase in the E-911 budget would be used to “bulk up” the medical insurance budget.
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Middle Georgia Impact finished second place at the Turkey Classic ten and under (10U) tournament in Valdosta on November 23, 2013. Impact lost the championship game to Power Mill of Tallahassee, Florida. Team members pictured are Meg Lewis, Gracie Lewis, Madison Hardy, Sierra Webster and Linzy Bowen, Maggie Quick, Chastity Stevens, Macy Shattles, Amy Dalton and Abby Cooper. Coaches for the team are Al Lewis, George Quick, Spencer Webster and Wade Bowen.
Several Dodge County High School Indian football players were named to the Region 3-AAA All Region Football Team.
Jacob Gurien was named to the first team offense as an offensive lineman. Romello Cummings, defensive lineman and Marlek Lamb, defensive back, were also named to the first team defense.
Landon Martin, quarterback; Roscoe Wilcox, running back; Devonare Jackson, wide receiver; Hunter Graham, tight-end; and Cain Peterson, offensive line were all named to the second team offense for the region.
Second team defense honors went to Josh Edwards, defensive line; Devonta Floyd, linebacker; and Cam Young, defensive back.
Dodge County seniors Cummings, Lamb, Edwards and Jackson were recognized.
Dodge County juniors recognized were Gurien, Martin, Wilcox, Graham, Peterson and Floyd.
One Dodge County sophomore, Young, was recognized.