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$ TALBOTTON NEW ERA - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2 18 Page ,0 Partners-in-Education (PIE) Sponsors the 2018 International Military Student's School Visit to the Talbot County School District The International Military Students attending the Manehver Captain's Career Course located on Fort Benning visited the Talbot County School District on Thursday, Feb. 15. The students discussed their countries' culture with the local students helping the students to gain a better grasp of foreign nations, people, and cultures. According to Dr. Fenton Dixon, PIE Liaison for the Talbot Coupty School District, CEHS welcomed the International Military Students as they gave presentations on their respec- tive countries. He said, "Our students were impressed by the informa- tion that was delivered, their uniforms, and their accents." Countries represented included: Brazil, Antigua and Barbuda, Germany, Hungary, Mexico, Switzerland, Ivory Coast, Japan, Lebanon, Pakistan, SaudiArabia, Korea, Estonia, Latvia, Senegal, Trinidad-Tobago, Tanzania, Bulgaria, Albania, Eg t, Kosovo, and Malawi. Submitted Photo READY FOR THE EVENT - These Central High JROTC students are getting ready for the big event. Pictured left to right are: Brianna Bledsoe, Nathan Chambliss, Nykerria Leonard and Keshonda Rucker. LOTS OF FOLKS SHOWED UP FOR THE EVENT - Many Talbot County residents event. Pictured left to right are: Talbot County Board of Education Chairman Dr. Carlton Talbot County Chamber of Commerce and Retired Col. Slade Johnson. Submitted Photo showed up to take part in the : : Mahone, Pam Jordan with the Submitted Photo ' A PACKED HOUSE - Central High School JROTC members, students and visitors helped pack the house for the event, By ANDY KOBER The staff at FD Roosevelt State Park has a number of family friendly events going on including: Friday, Mar. 2 - Sunday, Mar. 4. Join Georgia Geo-Campers for a weekend of fun. Group camping, activities and cookout along with'the Coinapaloosa event. For more infor- mation visit www.geocaching.com Saturday, Mar. 3, 1 pm, Coinapaloosa. Join Geochaehers during a unique geotrack- ingevent. Meet at the enclosed Group Shelter belQw in the Lake Delanor dam in the fami- ly .igampground. Learn more by visiting www.geocaching.com Saturday, Mar. 3, 9:30 am, Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday and fish with the Ranger. Designed for ages 4-15 and fishing license not required for children. Adults will need a fishing license which can be obtained by vis- iting gooutdoorsga.com Limited number o fishing poles available. There is a fee of $3 per person. Meet at the Lake Delanor fish- ing dock. Call the park office for more details. For more information about any of the pro- grams at the state park, call 705-553-4858. FD Roosevelt State Park is located in Pine Mountain. Qualification dates for the 2018 General Primary has been set for March 5, 2018 through March 9, 2018. Candidates wishing to qualify for a specific political party may do so at the : Talbot County Board of Elections office from 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. on March 5, 2018 through March 8, 2018 and 9:00 A. M. to 12:00 Noon on March 9, 2018. County offices up for election in 2018 are: County Commissioner for Districts 1, 2 and 3 and Board of Education Member for Districts 2 and 3. Pursuant to O.C.G.A 21-2-131(a)1 (A)(B) Qualification fees for the County offices have been set by the Talbot County Board of Commissioners as fol- lows: Office Fee County Commissioner D-1 $ 270.11 D-2 $ 338.77 D-3 $ 330.89 Board of Education D-2 $117.00 D-3 $120.00 Qualifying fees may be paid by personal check, money order, Cashiers or Certified check. For additional information or to pick up a nomination packet, contact the Talbot County Board of Elections office at 706-665-8270 or come by 141 N. Jefferson Avenue in Talbotton. Marjorie Howard Talbot County Election Supervisor