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Page 8A _ g August 15, 2018 Let’s get Technical! ‘ PFUTER ‘TRAININQ MNMM. 100 teens take Safe Driving Camp One hundred Monroe County teens and 30 volunteers participated in the Monroe County sheriffs offices annual Safe Driving Camp on Saturday at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center. Organizer Sgt. Richard Coughenour said all teens drove on and off road and on the skid pad, and Byron police brought a seat belt sled to demonstrate a 20-foot drop. There was also a rollover demonstration and Norfolk Southern showed teens the rules for railroad crossings. Mid Georgia Auto showed teens how to check their oil and antifreeze and other car maintenance tips. At right, Andrew Lackley gets ready to drive at the skid pad. (Photos/“fill Davis) l Seals and S’pace l' 1 e ii " SignéUplis req Wednesday. Auuust 29. 2018 10:30AM Gomnuter Basics Training The FVSU Mobile Technology Unit will be in town! This class is ideal for individuals with little or no experience with computers. Students will learn about the basics of Microsoft Word and word processing. Sign Up is required. 5 20.483 mills. . Also, the Bibb County confirmed from From Board of Education was scheduled to vote Tuesday Monroe County Library next month. night on a final millage . . If both Monroe County rate. In June, the Bibb H x ,, ,m 62 W' Mam Street Forsyth’ GA 31029 commissioners and the County school board 478'994'7025 BOE set the final millage tentatively set its millage at their respective tentative at 19.314 mills, a half-mill rates, a Monroe County reduction from 2017. citizen owning a home If both Macon~Bibb College preparatory Education outside of the city limits council members and valued at $200,000 would the Bibb County BOB set pay a total of $1,975 in the final millage at their N E N R O L N G For 201 8-201 9 School Year PRE-K3 tfirougfi 12th property taxes since Mon- respective tentative rates, roe County has a $12,000 a Bibb County citizen Homestead Exemption. owning a home valued Meanwhile, Macon-Bibb at $200,000 would pay a County commissioners total of $2,984 in property SChOOI Starts Sept“ 4! 2018 have tentatively proposed taxes since Bibb County a nearly 3-mill increase to has a $5,000 Homestead 126 Highway 212 W. Monticello, Ga. 31064 be voted upon at 3 pm. Exemption. See stories on Ca” Th d , on Thursday The pro— how the county govern— v UI‘S CY s posed hike would increase ment and school board to schedule your SChOOI tour or to learn August 30, 2018 May 16, 2019 Macon-Bibb’s millage reached their tax rates on more abOUt PAC- 12 Noon- 3:00P,“ rate from 17.652 mills to page 6A. Home School Kickoff is August 30, 2018 12 Noon — 3:00pm Bring your home schoolers or if you are BUY 0 SALE 0 TRADE GUNS Fast, Friendly . * Lamp” 0 stay at home parent with young Confidential , ‘ ' children and have'them'interact and socnalize With other I. 4- - gitle ngns ‘ Mr ‘ children from around the “ma,” . "l" u a a Gun Pawn ' We Buy Gold, Silver Platinum county. We have fun actnvntles for all ages. Stop by and check out the fun at Monroe County Recreation Department 78. 733. 2858 8 West Main St - Forsyth, GA 31029 - 'l . l i L .31 l were... Jute". I .,‘v 's “3" it». ‘4. the Monroe County eporter is giving away four lower level tickets to M'I'Sll at 06 ~‘ Saturday, Sept. 15, 7:15pm Sanford Stadium 0 Athens, Ga. Subsribe before Set. lilo chance i see h defending Sit