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Finalists for lake authority executive director named

The Grady County Lake Authority conducted second interviews Monday night with prospective candidates for the lake authority executive director position. In accordance with the Georgia law, the names of the top finalists are being released to the public.
Michael S. Binion, R. Tom Brown and Robert B. (Burks) Kimmel Jr., have been named finalists for the post. The authority must now wait 14 days before a vote can be taken to employ one of the three as the authority's executive director.

Commission chairman continues to push for better financial reporting

Grady County officials have set a tentative date of Oct. 21 to receive a budget report that accurately reflects the financial operations of the county.
On Tuesday night, commissioners discussed financial reporting with County Administrator Carlos Tobar, Accounting Manager Connie Blackman, and County Clerk Carrie Kines.

On POW/MIA Recognition Day a Cairo man will be remembered

On POW/MIA  Recognition Day a Cairo man will be remembered
By Jimmy Blanton

Most people recognize the significance of June 6, 1944, as being “D-Day” in World War II, and this year heralded the 70th anniversary of that historic event.  
Often lost in the fanfare of “D-Days” notoriety is another historic battle that will likewise turn 70 this year. “Operation Market Garden” was a plan envisioned by British Field Marshal, Gen. Bernard Montgomery as a way to end World War II by Christmas of 1944. Its tactical design was to outflank the German forces and close behind them on their own soil. This operation commenced on Sept. 17, 1944.  

Zebulon offering special of two tickets for $5

To celebrate the successful conversion of the new digital projection system at The Zebulon Theater, Sony Pictures and the community owned local theater are offering a limited time special of two general admissions tickets for only $5.

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