The 13,000-member Georgia National Guard welcomed a new leader Sunday during a traditional military ceremony at Atlanta's Fort McPherson. Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue officiated over the ceremonial transfer of command as Maj. Gen. William T. (Terry) Nesbitt became the state's 41st adjutant general.
Rincon attorney Ramona Murphy Bartos of the Bartos Law Firm, LLC, has recently returned from a speaking engagement with the Center for Community Design and Preservation at the University of Georgia, and the Georgia Alliance of Preservation Commissions for their fall 2007 Historic Preservation Commission Training held in Elberton from Oct. 26-27.
Georgia faces one of the most severe droughts in its history. Rivers and reservoirs are at record lows, and many communities face water shortages that could challenge their ability to meet water supply needs.
Join the community on Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. for the annual Effingham County American Cancer Society memorial service at the Effingham County Board of Education Auditorium, 405 North Ash St., Springfield. The public is invited to attend.