November 17, 2012 


The deadline for reunions is noon Tuesday to submit announcements that will appear in the following Sunday’s paper. Submissions should be e-mailed to with “Reunions” in the subject line. Fax submissions to (478) 744-4385 to the attention of “Reunions.”

fAmily REunions

Simon and Viney Watkins Sr.

The descendants of Simon and Viney Watkins Sr. of Laurens County and Wilkinson County are planning a 2013 Watkins family reunion for July 26-28 in Pittsburgh. Contact host Patricia Wallace-Mounds at (412) 654-9027 or e-mail


Peter G. Appling Class of 1963

The Peter G. Appling Class of 1963 is planning its 50th reunion for Aug. 9-10, 2013, at the Macon Marriott City Center Hotel. Meetings will be held the last Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at Stone Academy (formerly The Booker T. Washington Community Center), 391 Monroe St. Contact Sammie Hall at (478) 935-8851 or (478) 390-0508, or Lula M. Ryder at (478) 741-5984.

Ballard Hudson Class of 1965

The Ballard Hudson Class of 1965 is holding their annual Christmas Party on Dec. 21 at The Douglas Theater, 355 MLK Blvd. Macon. 9 p.m.-Until. Semi-formal, $15 per person. BYOB. Contacts Melvin A. Lawrence at (478) 994-5022 or Diane Williams at (478) 474-4271.

The Southwest Class of 1982

The Southwest Class of 1982 is having its 30th year reunion Dec. 22 at the Anderson Conference Center. Contact Lucinda A. Wright at or on Facebook at Southwest Class.

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