Fifty years ago today, May 20, 1967
South Georgia Methodists will vote on two major proposals at their 102nd annual conference June 5 at Tifton. Delegates will consider ratification of a Methodist merger with the Evangelical United Brethren, and approval of a resolution to eliminate the all-Negro Center Jurisdiction in the Southeastern area, by moving its annual conferences into five existing geographical jurisdictions.
Carter Touts Faith
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Former state senator and gubernatorial hopeful Jimmy Carter this week told Columbus College students “the Christian has a place in politics ... One reason I am in politics is to make sure that nobody is a nobody.”
Post Open House
Fort Benning’s open house program, which began at 9 a.m. today, will keep going “full blast” until 5 p.m. Displays are in York and Sightseeing fields in front of the Infantry Center and School headquarters building.