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i, t 1 i Page 2-A TALBOTTON NEW ERA - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2018 Continued from Page 1A Talbot Tax Commission Board members; Talbot County Law Enforcement members, City of Talbotton's ayor, Law Enforcement Proclamation from the City of Talbotton recognizing the 15th of February as Judge Jordan Day in the City of Talbotton, presented by Mayor Tony Lamar. Superior Clerk Penny Mahone added By Fern T~ SUPPORTING A LEGA CAREER - The County Superior Court staff honored retireB supei-i6i'*!! Court Judge Frank Jordanl with a retirement celebra, i tion last Thursday and the!, community turned, out to! help celebrate. In the top photo: Elaine Glimipsie with Congress Sanford Bishop's office presents Jordan with i apd City employees. Also, to crowning touch with the a Congressional thank yqu; ending were family mem-presentation of the In the bottom photo: The,! ers, friends and supporters "Traditional Gold Watch". staff of Talbot Courity 6f Judge Frank J. Jordan Jr. Although, Judge Jordan Superior Court, who spon(:} :: The presentationshandled all this with grace, eceived by Judge Jordananyone in that room could see sored the retirement cele- ! Were: "Certificate of Special the emotional reaction quiet- bration are shown with,! Congressional Recognition" ly flowing over him, this per- Jordan. Pictured left to rigl!t from Congressman Sanfordson who had given so many are: Terrie Jenkins, Bishop, Jr. in recognition of years of service to the citi- Mahone, Pam Jord ;! Outstanding Achievement,zens there who were honor- Judge Jordan,and Marg :! Service and Publicing him on this wonderful Mitchell, helping Jordan iDistinction; "Certificate of early evening celebration, ebrate his legendary career.i ecial Resolution" present- Congratulations Judge ed by State Representative Frank J. Jordan, Jr. and best Debbie Buckner, and wishes for the future. Buchanan, Jack Phillips, St. : November 8, 1926 - February 17, 2018 Retired Regional Director, DFACS i: Jack Phillips Buchanan, Sr 91, of Manchester, passed Saturday, February 17, 2018 at his home. Funeral serv- were held 2:00 pm, Monday, February 19, 2018 at anchester First United Methodist Church with Rev. Dan ixon officiating. Interment followed in Meriwether Memory Gardens with Scott Buchanan, Matthew Buchanan, Dal ibson, Doug Fuller, Bob Kellum and Stan Parten serving pallbearers. ;::, Mr. Buchanan was born November 8, 1926 in Talbot ounty, the son of Matthew and Lila Phillips Buchanan. After school, he served his county during WWII as a mem- : $er of the United States Army. Following his military serv- ice, Mr. Buchanan attended the University of Georgia where e earned his Bachelor's Degree. He later furthered his edu- Cation and earned his Master's Degree in Counseling. He ixvorked briefly in sales for various companies before begin- hing his career with the Department of Family and Children By Fern Tigner Bervices. Mr. Buchanan retired as a Regional Director for SUPPORTING A LEGACY CAREER - The Talbot County Superior Court staff honored retired Superior Court Judge DFACS in 1994. He was a member of Manchester First United Frank Jordan with a retirement celebration last Thursday and the community turned out to help celebrate. Pictured Methodist Church for most of his life and taught Sunday above left to right are: Terrie Jenkins, Penny Mahone, Pam Jordan, Judge Jordan, and Margaret Mitchell, in support School for S0 years. He had served as chairman of the and celebration of a legendary career. : Administrative Board and was active on many committees for the church. Mr. Buchanan was a member of the American .Legion, Stephens Masonic Lodge and was a charter member Of the Manchester Lions Club. !i Mr. Buchanan was preceded in death by his first wife of years, 'Part /i B u' hanhh; his d ughter, DeAnfia' :;Dean; his sister, Sarah Stephens and his brother, Emery C.: State :Buchanan. Survivors include his B,obbie Buchanan of By RepresentativeOebbie B er !Manchester; his son, Jack PhiUps Phil Buchanan, Jr. and his wife, Susan of Athens, GA; his grandchildren, Anna and !Ally Buchanan of Athens; his step-daughter, Joni Taylor and :her husband, Michael and their children, Dawson, Ben, Mex, 01Jet Half- Way; Cross Over Day Near /kbby and Anna, all of Manchester. i In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. ,Buchanan may be made to: On Monday, February 12, On Tuesday, February 13, Ring students' access to inte- I can be of service. i.: The Jack P. Buchanan, Sr. Endowed Scholarship; we reconvened for week six we overwhelmingly passed gral curriculum, HB 740 Grange College Development Office; 610 Broad Street; of the 2018 legislativ@, s- House Bill 79, a measure that would address students' For updates throughout LaGrange, GA 30240-2999, or Manchester First United sion. The General Assembly would protect our informs- underlying needs to helpthe year, please be sure to -Methodist Church. is now officially over half- tion from being unnecessar- improve their educational like my Facebook page. :! Cox Funeral Home, Manchester is assisting the family way through this year's ses- ily saved for an undeter;outcomes. with arrangements. Please sign the online register at sion, and "Cross Over Day" is mined period of time. House I can also be reached at iWww.coxfh.com, just a few legislative days Bill 79 would strengthen our On Thursday, February 706.269.3630 in the district or away. state's privacy laws and pro- 15, the House passed a meas- my capitol office at tect Georgians from having ure to protect our state's eld- 404.656.0116. Contact The Talbotton New Era By Calling (706) 846-3188 The House overwhelm- their license plate informa- erly and disabled adult pop- ingiy passed House Bill 487, tion stored indefinitely or ulations, groups that are par- Sincerely, which would provide more subject toopen records ticularly vulnerable to neg- Rep. Debbie Buckner flexibility to emergency requests, lect andabuse. House Bill 635 response volunteers. This bill would authorize district " would allow state agency We unanimously passed att0rneys in each judicial cir- employees who are certified House Bill 749, a measure cult to establish an Adult CivilAir Patrol disaster serv- that would benefit Georgia's Abuse, Neglect and ice volunteers to be granted retired veterans and their E x p 1 o i t a t i o n paid leave for no more than families by specifying that Multidisciplinary Team to 15 work days per year to par- military retirement income coordinate investigations of ticipate in Civil Air Patrol is excluded from Georgiaand responses to suspected specialized emergency serv- income tax. If signed into law, elder or disabled adult abuse, ice operations, this bill would bring Georgia neglect or exploitation. Elder up to speed with other states abuse is on the rise in every In an effort to increase that have instituted similar county and every city in our transparency and eradicate pro-military policies, state, and this measure would surprise hospital billing for allow for seamless coopera- scheduled procedures, the House Bill 740 would pro- tion between those who work House passed House Bill 678. hibit schools from expelling for the good of our state's eld- wi 7: r This bill would provide sev- or suspending students in erly and disabled adults. :ii eral consumer protections public preschool through regarding health insurance third grade for five or more We will reconvene on Photo Submitt l and would prevent patients days per school year without Tuesday, February 20, for leg- GUBERNATORIAL CANDb ::>:" from receiving "surprise" first providing the student islative Day 23. D AT E T O A P P E A R I N i (:ighbor,: bills, which can be 10 to 12 with a multi-tiered system of WARM SPRINGS - Secretary Fam is t ere/ times higher than in-network supports. There are approxi- I am honored to serve the of State Brian Kemp, who has i i i i,::,i:(i: :::::i::: charges, when an out-of-net- mately 15,000 kindergarten 137th House district. I look declared his candidacy for' work doctor participates in through third grade students forward to continuing to Governor of Georgia, will be their treatment team during in Georgia's public schools serve on the House Natural visiting in Meriwether County an elective procedure. The that are suspended annually, Resources and Environment, on Thursday, February22nd : .: . ; House's passage of this leg- and approximately 2,600 of Retirement, State Properties, at 3:00 p.m. The public is invit- islation is a positive step for- those students are assigned and Ways and Means ed to come out and meet wardin eliminating this frus- out-of-school suspension for Committees. Candidate Kemp at the Warm trating practice and increas- five or more days. Rather Springs-Meriwether county ing transparency between than continuously suspend- Please feel free to contact Regional Visitor Information patients, health care ing and expelling students me with your thoughts on Center at 1 Broad Street, Warm ::; :: . providers and insurers, from the classroom and lim- pending issues, or whenever Springs. QUALITY USED C S 360 S DAVIS ROAD. UiGRANGE, CALL (706)4435040 & GET PRE-APPROVED CALL WILLIE TODAY AT 706-443-5040 GET PRE-APPROVED