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Long Co. chamber installs officers
Long Chamber Directors for 2012-13
The Long County Chamber of Commerce elected new officers June 19 in Ludowici. Key members from the event were, from left, President-Elect Don Melton, Treasurer Joan Robbins, state Sen. Tommie Williams, Secretary Rita Deen and Director James Wasdin. Not pictured: new Director Elise Stafford. - photo by Photo provided.

New officers were elected June 19 at the Long County Chamber of Commerce’s annual banquet at the Compass Worship Center in Ludowici.

Sen. Tommie Williams, the event’s keynote speaker, administered the oath of office to the following officers: President Kadee Dasher; President-Elect Don Melton; Secretary Rita Deen, Treasurer Joan Robbins, and board of directors members Cathy Atkins, Deeotha Johnson, Terry Sellars, Elise Stafford and James Wasdin.

The new chamber board members are Deen, Melton, Wasdin and Stafford.

County Line Barn Feed and Tack Store was named the Long County business of the year. The store, which is owned and operated by Ricky and Karen Waters, has been in operation since 2007. Last year, the store added a large barn and increased merchandise to selling feed and tack, in addition to horse and specialty products. The group also presented scholarships to two Long County High School graduates, Ruth Francis and Sarah Barrett.

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