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Nancy M. Young: Aug. 27, 2016

County Line Methodist Church having Singing Revival
County Line Methodist Church will be hosting a special kind of revival — a Singing Revival at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28, 29,30 and 31.
Each night there will be a different group singing.
Starting on Sunday, Aug. 28, “Brothers by Grace” are featured, followed by Monday, “Bubba Cobb and Harvey;” Tuesday, “Pachitle Creek Pickers;” and Wednesday, “Antioch,” the local group with Patrick Cobb.
Everyone is  invited to enjoy the gospel with songs.

Birth announcement
Brad and Brittany Watson Burk of Pinehurst announce the birth of a son, William Banks Burk, on July 25, 2016, at Houston County Medical Center in Warner Robins. The infant weighed 7 lbs. and 3 oz. at birth and measured 20 inches. He will be called Banks. Grandparents are Eddie and Sharon Watson of Ellaville, and David and Barbara Burk of Pinehurst. Great-grandparents are Warren and Pearl Grimsley of Ellaville, Russell and Virginia Watson of Eastman, and Beverly Burk of Cobb.

Wilsons celebrate their Golden Anniversary
Carlton and Joy Miller Wilson were united in marriage 50 years ago on Aug. 19, 1966, at Richland United Methodist Church in Richland.
They celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary from 2-4 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Social Hall of Ellaville United Methodist Church. The lovely reception to honor the couple by their children, Robin and Brian Hall, and Amanda and Jeff Register.
As guests entered, they signed the register. Three serving tables were covered with a light cream colored linen table cloths.
The main serving table had a lovely floral and fruit arrangement gracing one end of the long table The center of the table had all kinds of finger foods and the punch bowl surrounded with greenery. The punch was a golden color.  The two-layered white cake topped with a gold 50th sat on a round table. Wedding pictures were displayed throughout the room.
All guest tables were covered with round cream-colored table cloths and a lovely center piece of an arrangement a sunflower in a clear globe with a white tea candle hanging above it and greenery surrounding the base. A large number of family and friends from near and far came to help celebrate this special occasion with the couple.

Historic society barbecue, auction coming up
The Ellaville/Schley County Historical Society is planning its annual Auction for  Saturday, Sept. 17 at the American Legion on Ga .Highway 153 in Ellaville. A barbecue supper will be served starting at 5:30 p.m. and the auction begins at 7 p.m.
You do not have to be a member to attend or make a tax-deductible donation.
We also like to recognize all donors and when your items come up for bids.
All proceeds go to help preserve local history. This is our biggest money making project that we have each year.
We will be raffling off another quilt made by Lettie Royal, a master quilt maker and member of our historical society.
We also have a real nice item, a .22 Ruger rifle, that I received today, that will be auctioned off. This is a good time to buy it for the upcoming hunting season or for a Christmas present.
For more information, call me at 937-2116.