Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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November 19, 2012

Nancy M. Young: November 20, 2012

ELLAVILLE — Schley County Schools on break

The Schley County Schools are out for Thanksgiving holidays through the end of this week.

All students will return back to school on Nov. 26.

American Legion Auxiliary hosts local veterans

The Thomas Edwin Wall Auxiliary Unit 191 hosted a big Veterans Day event for all Schley County's veterans and their families.

This special event was held at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 11 at the American Legion here in Ellaville.

The tables were decorated with red, white and blue table cloths. The center pieces were small American flags, and other glossy tinsel was placed on the tables.

The meal was prepared by the Auxiliary and consisted of ham, fried chicken, sweet potato soufflé, green beans, potato salad, deviled eggs, rolls, tea and coffee. The desserts were banana pudding, chocolate delite, pound cake. A large sheet cake decorated as a American flag.

After the meal the program was given by the guest speaker Jennifer Fripp. She spoke about the time that she spent in the service and what she had gone through while serving her country.

There were over 110 guests that attended this special event.

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving

Bobby, Frederick and I want to wish each one of you a very Happy Thanksgiving surrounded with those that you love.

May this special day always remind you to count your blessings, big and small, and that the Lord has bestowed to you in so many ways for you through His blessings.

Always treasure the moments that you share with your family and friends when you are all together.

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my readers and friends, and God bless you.

The Youngs

New business comes to town

We are so proud to announce that Ellaville has a new business in town and it's known as the Rub Board Coin Laundry. It is next door to the Piggly Wiggly.

They had Grand Opening on Nov. 16 and 17 during which they gave away soap for each load of laundry those two days.

They have extra-large washing machines and dryers. There are eight double-load washing machines and two 40-lb. washers for extra-large loads such comforters and other bulky items. Then transfer your loads into the large dryers.

All of these machines are new and ready to use. Every town needs a laundry.

They have everything you need inside. They have a coin change machine. You must bring your detergents and bleach to wash your clothes. There is a lot of light where you can see what you are doing.

For more information call Joel Veatch at 937-2860.

Congratulations on this new business that has come to town.

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