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by Debbie Lurie-Smith
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The Dixie Youth State Championship fast-pitch softball team was recognized at the opening of the Aug. 5 Jones County Commissioners meeting.
The Dixie Youth State Championship fast-pitch softball team was recognized at the opening of the Aug. 5 Jones County Commissioners meeting.
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Jones County’s National League Dixie Youth State Championship fast-pitch softball team members opened last week’s Board of Commissioners’ meeting on a positive note.

The girls, who were part of the 10 and under all-stars, led the assembly in the opening prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance.

The first speaker at the Aug. 5 meeting was also positive, albeit in a different way. Tom Payne spoke to the commissioners with a message that he was positive that they wasted taxpayer’s money in the construction of the new fire station that is located in Griswoldville Park.

Payne said all involved in the project should have known that the driveway that ended up costing the county $89,000 was going to cost more than the projected $25,000. He also objected to the way the project was put out to bid.

“You met the letter of the law but not the spirit of the law,” he said.

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Marilyn Norfleet, lead teacher with Jones County’s Adult Education Program, operated through Central Georgia Technical College, reported on the success of the program.

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