2007-09-05 / News

Burke Happenings

Retired educators

The Burke County Retired Educators Association will meet 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at Mt. Olive AME Church on West Seventh Street.

Copies of the handbook and bylaws will be distributed.

All members are encouraged to attend.

Poetry group

The Poetry Group will meet 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Burke County Library.

Call 706-437-1017 for more information.

New Beginnings

The Center for New Beginnings will hold its first parent support group meeting for the 2007-2008 school year 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11.

Faith Edmonds, CFNB counselor, will be speaker.

The center is located at 853 N. Liberty St., and the meeting will be held in the old fellow- ship hall. Contact Sarah Ashe at 706-437-0505 or Tracey Ouzts at 706-554-0047 for more information.


The Burke County High School Interact Club will hold a carwash 9 a.m.-2p.m., Saturday, Sept. 8, at the Southern Bank Pavilion on Liberty Street.

Donations will be accepted, and all proceeds will benefit Old Fella Animal Rescue.

Children of Confederacy

The Col. John James Jones Children of Confederacy #939 will meet 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, at The Meeting Place.

Family reunions

Descendants of Kendall and Elizabeth Bass McTier through the Larkin, Solomon, Redrick, Narcissa Johnson and Synthian Guimarin lines are invited to the annual family reunion 10 a.m.- until Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Family Life Center of the First Methodist Church of Thomson.

Those attending are asked to bring a covered dish.


The Dickey family reunion will be held Saturday, Sept. 15, at Oak Grove Baptist Church of Christ, 206 East Fourth St., Rincon.

The reunion will begin 11 a.m., and lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m.

Ice, paper goods and utensils will be provided; those attending are asked to bring food and beverages.

Deadline Deadline for Burke Happenings is noon on Tuesday.

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