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Pictured: Rep. Jeff Jones with Colonel Amy Bumgarner, Commanding Officer US Air Force Special Investigations Academy, Federal Law Enforcement Training, Glynco, GA , and Linda J Seawell, Veteran's Council of the Golden Isles "American Patriot Award" recipient, at Glynn County's annual Memorial Day Remembrance.
"Memorial Day is a time to pause, honor, and remember those who paid the ultimate price to protect America and defend freedom around the world. Memorial Day began at the national level on May 30, 1868, as Decoration Day, with a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery to honor fallen Civil War soldiers. In fact, this weekend marks the 150th anniversary of that first “Memorial Day” remembrance, when Congressman James Garfield—who would later become president—addressed a crowd of more than 5,000 at Arlington Cemetery. This tradition continued to grow, and following World War I, Decoration Day became a day of remembrance of all soldiers, sailors, and Marines who died in service to their nation, not just the Civil War."Read more
Last Friday State Representative Jeff Jones (Dist. 167) (center right) presented the Brunswick Job Corps men’s basketball team with a proclamation from the Georgia General Assembly honoring the team for their third National Job Corps Basketball Championship in a row. Attending the event at the Brunswick Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce were: (left to right) Basketball Coach Ashton Stripling, Antonio Foster, Myles Hunter, Cleophus Johnson, Jr., Dosnumu Mohammed, Jalee’n Payton, Amon Williams, Davarrio Merriweather, Jr., Kendric Taylor, Antonio Jenkins, Travees Bussey. Brunswick Job Corps Director Mel Gaines is on the far right.
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Pictured: Students of SSCS, Faculty and Staff. Photo Credit: Unknown SSCS Proud Parent. Hi-Res copy click-here.
Students of Saint Simons Christian School, visiting Atlanta and touring the Georgia State Capitol, meet with Representative Jeff Jones, to learn about the legislative process. "Our son, now in college, attended SSCS from kindergarten through 5th grade," explained Rep. Jones. "It's an excellent school providing a high-quality education through a Biblical world-view. For years after our son moved on, I served on their Board and, as a volunteer, took care of their computer network. It was great to spend time with these students this week."
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By Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge)
From the world’s busiest airport to the fastest growing container port in America, Georgia leads the nation in moving people and goods. That didn’t happen by accident.
On the contrary, for generations, Georgians have invested in the infrastructure necessary to facilitate our forward momentum.
Recently, we have invested in deepening the Port of Savannah with a quarter of a billion dollars in state funding. We have also modernized our funding for roads and bridges through the Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (HB 170).
We have planned prudently and invested wisely, but we still have more work to do. And, for the first time in many decades, we have an ally in Washington, D.C.Read more
Pictured: Patrick Zoucks, Shawn Jordan, Davis Poole and Buddy Deloach with Rep. Jeff Jones.
Rep. Jeff Jones, meets with members of the McIntosh County delegation this week, to hear their concerns and legislative priorities. "McIntosh County is truly a jewel for the whole State of Georgia and is full of beautiful scenery and historic treasures that are important to our entire state." - Jeff Jones
Learn more about McIntosh County, visit: http://www.mcintoshcountyga.com/
On February 21, 2018, Coach Hidalgo was honored by Georgia House Resolution 920, introduced by Representatives Jeff Jones of the 167th and Don Hogan of the 179th, commending Coach Rocky Hidalgo, the 2017 Georgia High School Class 6A Coach of the Year.
Pictured: Rep. Don Hogan, Glynn County Schools athletic director Steve Waters, Governor Nathan Deal, Glynn Academy HS head football coach Rocky Hidalgo and spouse Kelly Hidalgo with Rep. Jeff Jones.
Pictured: Representative Jeff Jones and "Hairy Dawg" of the Georgia Bulldogs.