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Page 2-A TALBOTTON NEW ERA - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018 Submitted Photo CHS SENIORS A'FFEND CAREER AND COLLEGE FAIR - The Senior Class of Central High had the pleasure of attending Upson Lee's Career and College Fair. At the fair, t students were exposed to many career opportunities colleges. Some of the professionals they were intro- d ed to were police officers and firefighters. In the photo Kimaya Copeland is shown learning hands-on skills a paramedic. In the photo at right, seniors making trip are shown along with GRASP Counse or Ms. L Battle. our Ministry. $10.00 Donation. Give us your address. We will put you on our mailing list. Call Ginny (770) 696-7546 for more Information i" 3,: i [: -(i ;Part Time Driver Needed nsporting finished :emergency vehicles from Woodbury, to end user. i" Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules. Requirements: Proven work experience as a truck driver. CDL preferred but not required. :. Ability to drive long hours and travel on call Monday - Friday am to 4pm. :. Extensive knowledge of applicable truck driving rules and egulations. i No recent moving or driving violations. !. Adaptab ty and foresight to handle unexpected situations traffic, weather conditions etc) iJf interested, please apply in person at: Custom Truck and Body Works 13787 Whitehouse Rd Woodbury, GA 30293 Are We Trying to Become a Worm of Robotic Humans? As I watch the news, read postings on Social Media sites, observe others as I lis- ten to experiences of co- workers and acquaintanc- es/readers as I walk on the streets of our hometown and surrounding areas, it seems the people of the world are becoming, more connected to their DEVICES than each other. As I was reading my Crosswalks this morning, I came across this story and would like to share it with you. First, our prayer for the day. "A Prayer to Love When It's Inconvenient" By Karen Ehman Father, forgive me for the times I choose condemnation over love, rudeness over kindness, or desire to do noth- ing rather than do the right thing. Please prompt my heart and interrupt my momentary schedule so my actions may reflect who You are. In Jesus' Name, Amen. "Let everyone see that you are considerate in all you do. Remember, the Lord is coming soon." Philippians 4:5 (NLT) Recently as :I:-wai'ted in line at a coffee house, a frail, elderly woman stood in front of me ordering a meal. She seemed distressed as she fumbled for her change, paid the worker, and then gathered up her bag of food and her drink. As she headed for the door, her large purse began swinging off of her shoulder, nearly knocking her, and all of her lunch, to the floor. "Oh how am I going to do this? Oh my oh dear I can't " she mumbled to herself, trying to shift her weight and hercargo, while pushing open the door at the same time. Though I'd just finally reached the front of the line, God used today's key verse to tap me on the heart and shift my momentary sched- ule. "Here, let me get that for you," I uttered as I held the door open and steadied her drink. "Would you like me to carry your food to your car?" She stopped in her tracks, her bright blue eyes looking up at me with gratefulness. "Oh dear you must have a grandmother living that you're so kind to an old woman." "No ma'am, I don't," I answered. "I just love Jesus and He wants me to help you." Her face softened. She shook her head and decided- ly declared: "Of course! You people,have always been so helpful to me. I don't know what I'd do without you." You people. I'm pretty sure she meant, "You Christians." It reminded me of the age- old truth: More is caught than taught. And it demonstrated to me that people are watch- ing. What do they see? Do they see us being considerate in all we do? Sadly, I have been why, would they want to become one? If you are a person of prayer, use that power! If you are a person who enjoys preparing delightful dishes for others to enjoy, find a way to contribute. If you are a person to whom GOD has given the voice, speak up! Whatever gift GOD has given to you, use it, with His Guidance daily. told the following: To Janet Mapel of By a waitress: Woodbury, thankyou foryour "Christians are the worst tip- "Ray of Light". Your pers, especially after a response- "Enjoyed your Sunday supper out. "God's Will, and Not Mine" Sometimes they leave no thoughts. Yes we should money at all." remember that God's gift for By a sweet, misguided us is for us to be happy and teenager from a tumultuous enjoy life. Even in home, looking for love with Ecclesiastes 3:11-12 it speaks her heart and announcing it of that! Thank you for that with her body: "I tried going reminder!" to church once. There was a May God continue to sign on the front door that cover, bless, and keep you and said, 'All are welcome, but yours covered with all His please dress appropriately.' great gifts of life! Thank you I didn't know what appropri- for taking the time to read, atelymeant, butIknewitwas- then respond. I am so hum- n't me. So I turned around and bled to be a minute part of left." your day. I know followers of Jesus Again, thanks to all o your -- and I count myself in par- for taking the time to come ticular- don't always por- and visit here each week. tray to others the consider- May your week be brighter ate and loving ways of Christ, and more peaceful. Don't for- as urged in today's key verse, get to share your "Ray of But we can do better. We need Light" with someone every to remember that people are chance that God gives you. watching our behavior. If all Looking to hear more they see are uncaring or con- from all of you at tigner- demning Christians, why, oh fernl@gmail.com II II ByANDY KOBER DISCOUNT WATER TAP RATES The Talbot County Board of Commissioners has approved to offer discounted water tap-on fees for new customers. Tap only includes con- !nection to water main. Customers are required to ihire a plumber to install a service line from prop- erty line to building and disconnect any on-site well system per State Regulations. Applications can be picked up at our local office, emailed or faxed. Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:30 'p.m Tap-On Fee: $250.00 (3/4 inch meter) Deposit Fee: $100.00 Total Amount Due: $350.00 i Deadline: Dec. 31, 2018 @12:00 '"Noon" Talbot County Water Works 141 N. Jefferson Ave/P.O Box 56 Talbotton, GA 31827 (706) 665 8750 (706) 665 9363 fax Here is what happened this week in American History. Nov. 1. In 1896, National Geographic magazine publish- es its first photo that shows a woman's bare breasts. Nov. 2. The first and only flight of the famous Spruce Goose takes place on this day in 1947. Designed by Howard Hughes and Henry Kaiser, the Hughes H-4 Hercules was the largest fixed-wing seaplane built Designed to transport 750 soldiers and equipment, or two M4 Sherman tanks, quick- ly over distances in the Pacific, the airplane was largely con- structed of birch World War II ended before the aircraft was completed at a total cost of about $23 million. Critics said the airplane could not fly. With a reporter on board, Hughes flew the Spruce Goose for a total of 26 seconds, 70 feet above the water, for a mile. The aircraft is currently on display at the Evergreen Aviation Museum in McMinnville, Oregon. Nov. 3. In 1942, the Enterprise is out of action for repairs to damage sustained during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands, the same battle that saw Hornet sunk. What became known as the Koli Point action begins today and will last nearly ten days as 3,500 Marines and soldiers clash with a Japanese force of about equal strength. The American force under the command of Marine Corps Major General Alexander Vandegrift put the Japanese in retreat. The Americans suffer about 40 killed while the Japanese lose over 450. The Americans not only protect an increasingly important Henderson Field, they drive the Japanese further away from the airfield. Nov. 4. Today in 1979, a mob of Iranians invade the US Embassy in Tehran, taking 90 hostages including 53 Americans. An embassy is supposed to be sovereign soil of its country. As the mob approached the embassy, guards were not allowed to use deadly force. This became known as the Iran Hostage Crisis as the Americans were kept cap- tive for 444 days, symbolically emasculating then President Jimmy Carter and leading to his sound defeat in his re-elec- tion bid. With Iranians fearing retribution, the hostages were Photo Submitted FINAL SHOT - The CSS Shenandoah was the last com- bat unit of the Confederate States of America to surren- der, and that came six months after the Civil War had ended. She was surrendered by her captain to the British and not the Union. released almost as soon as President Ronald Reagan was sworn into office. Nov. 5. In 1940, Franklin D. Roosevelt becomes the first and only President to be elected to a third term. He will even- tually be elected to a fourth term and dies in Warm Springs, GA, while in office. Nov. 6. In 1865, the CSS Shenandoah surrenders to the British Government and not to Union forces. The Shenandoah goes down in history as the last Confederate combat unit to surrender with this taking place six months after the Civil War had ended. Under the command of Lt. Commander James WaddeU the Shenandoah was a fierce adversary, sinking or bonding 38 merchant vessels in just over 12 months. Nov. 7. 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