Father and son team Chris and Cole Rabun (above) finished first and second in the pie eating contest during the recent Pig n’ Pie festival in Wrens. Carol Bullock and Lydia Holt each won first prizes in their divisions of the homemade pie contest. Preston Bullock came in first in the 5K and Patrick Squires finished second. A portion of the proceeds are going to the Family Y in Wrens.
Alexis Catherine Gibson (at left) is crowned Glascock County’s 2016 Homecoming Queen. She poses with her court, first runner up Tara Elizabeth Downs (center above), freshman representative Ansley Chalker (second from left above), sophomore representative Faith Cash (far left above) and junior representative Gracie Hutcheson.
You never know what you might pick up in the swamp...or at a School House Players event! The local troupe’s production of Mitch Albom’s Duck Hunter Shoots Angel will run through Sept. 23 and 24 at 7 p.m., with a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Sept. 25 at Bartow’s Mancin Auditorium. The play features local talent under the direction of Tom Coleman and Brad Smith. To reserve tickets call (478) 364-3340.
Last Friday Thomas Jefferson Academy celebrated its 40th homecoming. Before the football game started, the past 39 homecoming queens were recognized. At halftime the 2016 homecoming queen, Lindsay Sammons, daughter of Lee and Chantay Sammons (both TJA graduates), was crowned. Sammons is hugged by previous queen Logan Johnson.