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November 14, 2018 Page 7A iR Orter County line dispute on hold again Former secretary of state when he rejected Scar-also repeated his promise Brian Kemp's stated hopes boroughs survey in 2011, that if Kemp's subpoena of resolving the Monroe- saying he has an obligation stands, he will invoke his Bibb county line dispute under the law to resolve Fifth Amendment right not by year's end hit two final the dispute. However the to test@. See Scarborough's roadblocks recently -- one Supreme Court also ruled guest column on the issue when surveyor Terry Scar- that Kemp could use ample on page 5A. borough appealed the latest discretion in how he comes Kemp resigned last week ruling from the state court to a conclusion, upon his apparent win in of appeals and the final Eight days later, on Oct. the governor's race and death knell came when 23, Scarborough asked Gov. Nathan Deal appoint- Kemp resigned his post last the court to reconsider ed Robyn Crittenden to week. its decision, saying they replace him while Republi- On Oct. 15, state appeals could resolve the dispute can Brad Raffensperger and court chief judge Sara without the demand that Democrat John Barrow go Doyle ruled that Kemp he be placed "on trial as if to a runoff to see who wins indeed has the fight to he were a defendant in a that post, and thus inherits subpoena Scarborough civil action". Scarborough the county line dispute. to testify before making a decision on the county line. The Georgia Supreme Court had already ruled that Kemp was wrong in Cn b eh of Lamar Stephens, Jr. we would like to thank everyone once again for your thoughts and prayers of his demise. Time is everyone's biggest commodity and on Sunday, November 11, friends and family gave of their precious time to share fond memories and stories as we celebrated his life. We are forever grateful to Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Smarr for your hospitality and love. Our gratitude to you all is endless. Forsyth police need help finding out who fired bul- lets into a parked car on Pinkney Circle in the early morning hours of Wednes- day, Nov. 7. Inv. Alexander Daniels of the Forsyth Police Depart- ment said police got a call on Wednesday morning that someone had fired bullets into a white Nis- san Versa parked at 275 Pinkney Circle in Forsyth. Police found three bullet holes in the car and found shell casings on the ground in the nearby intersec- tion of Pinkney Circle and Sharp Street. The casings and bullets found indicated they were shot from a 22. Two more bullets were fired into a nearby aban- doned house, said Daniels. Daniels said anyone with information about the inci- dent is asked to call Forsyth police at 993-1005. Butts County Historical Society's th Choral Programs -2 pm at the Amphffheater Lighting of Lights 5:30 pm in The Village Also available at individual prices: Photos with Santa at Keeler's Kubbyhole, Hot Chocolate & Cookies Historical ornaments, books and great holiday gifts!! All shops decorated and open for sales!* See map for event and site locations! Tickets & maps available in advance or 'day of' from any The Big Chief Country Store 1834 Hwy 42 South Follow us on Facebook " [11111 I I I I I I Close your loan on or after 9th and have l ff c. CO In *Additional charges will apply. All loans subject to our liberal credit policy and limitations, if any. I st Franklin Financial Corporation, NMLSR #141654, Georgia Residential Mort- gage licensee #5656, licensed by the Mississi~ment of Bank'mg and Consumer Finance.