July 12, 2014 



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


Southwest High School Class Reunion of 1974

5 p.m. July 18, meet at Claystone Park at Lake Tobesofkee for dinner. 6 p.m. July 19, main event will be in the Alexander Ballroom at the Coliseum in Macon for a semi-formal dinner. July 20, a cookout at Central City Park. Cost: $75 per person. Contact Stephanie Davis Johnson at 913-687-1056 or George Lipford at 919-270-2825 or the “Celebrating our 40th class reunion Southwest High School class of 74” Facebook page.

School Reunion For Lanier-Central High School ROTC Instructor David L. Carter, former Macon mayor

July 25-27 at Lake Tobesofkee and the Monument Room at the Macon Coliseum. For all friends and former ROTC Cadets. To say thank you to Major/Mayor Carter for dedicated service to country and community. Instructor from 1962-1990. In search of donations to help defray some of the costs for the venue (audio visual, security, the meal, etc.). Will be acknowledged in the program. Call 478-803-3063 for more information.

Upward Bound Class of 1968, 46th

Special invite for classes through 1972. Any Upward Bounder, regardless of class year, or completion of the program is welcome also. Held Aug. 1-2 at Mercer University. Dress is formal/semi-formal. Contact James Norwood at or 770-996-3430 or Christy Hill-Inman at or 478-474-7637 for more information.

Ballard-Hudson Class of 1957, 57th

Two events held at the Macon Marriott City Center, 240 Coliseum Drive, Macon as following: 6 p.m. Aug. 8, meet and greet; 6 p.m. Aug. 9, dinner banquet and dance. 10:30 a.m. Aug. 10, church services held at Beulah Baptist Church. Cost: $140 (can be broken down per night). Checks payable to: Ballard-Hudson Class of 57. Mail to: P O Box 662, Macon, GA, 31202. Room reservations: 1-866-882-4465. Program Code BHRA. $96 per night plus taxes by July 18. Contact: Starling N. Howard, 478-744-0666 or Cora S. Ridley, 478-745-0306.

Ballard-Hudson Class of 1960 Reunion

6 p.m. Aug. 15, Terminal Station Conference Room. Noon Aug. 16, a picnic at Claystone Park at Lake Tobesofkee. Cost: $75 per class mate, $50 for each guest. Additional fee for parking. Contact: Jewel Hudson Dorsey, 478-745-4885 or; Joan Carson Bell, 706-468-0133.

Central High School Class of 1974, 40th Class Reunion

8-11 p.m. Aug. 29, meet and greet at the Federated Garden Club House. Noon-6 p.m. Aug. 30, picnic at Central City Park. Open invitation to teachers, and classes of 73 and 75, or any other Central Alumni. Aug. 31, Sunday morning worship to be announced. Contact Shirley Lawson, or Carl Fambro.

Eugenia Hamilton Elementary Reunion Gala for Classes of 1954-2007

Noon-5 p.m. Sept. 20, school field day and cookout at Luther Williams Field at Central City Park. Tickets: $14 in advance. Hambersham Records ($2 surcharge). Contact Ms. L. Brown, 757-447-7048 or Eugenia Hamilton Role Call on Facebook.

Central High School Class of 1984, 30th Class Reunion

Class reunion will be held on Sept. 26-28. On Sept. 26, meet and greet and a banquet dinner at Barrington Hall. Sept. 27, a day of fun at Lake Tobesofkee at ClayStone Park. Sept. 28, to be announced. Cost: $75 for singles and $125 for couples. A deposit of $25 needed by June. For more information, contact Katrina Riggins at 478-757-1004, Stephanie Murphy at or the Central High School Class of 1984 Facebook page.

Northeast High Class of 1974, 40th

Celebrating the 40th class reunion Oct. 17-19. Inviting the classes of 1972, 1973, 1975, and 1976. The event on Oct. 17 will be held at Central City Park that afternoon. The event for Oct. 18 will be at the Macon Centreplex that night. Dress will be semi-formal or formal. The class will attend a church service on Oct. 19.

Sparta High School Class Reunion For Classes of 1965-1973

Event is planned for Oct. 24-26. For more information call Martha Johnson Noble, 706-207-4442, or Lillie Devero Warren-Hill, 478-453-2273, or go to

Miller-Lanier Class of 1954

Reunion on Oct. 25 at Al Sihah Shrine Activity Building off Rocky Creek Road in Macon. Contact Bettie Sikes Causey, 478-745-8405 for details or any address change.

Central Class of 1983 Reunion Cruise

Cruise will be Sept. 13-21, 2015, to the Caribbean Grand Turk, Dominican Republic, Curacao and Aruba. Contact Theresa Horne, 478-737-3858 or Kirkland Dent,


Sams and Wimberly 40th Family Reunion

Descendants of Alice Sams and Hal Wimberly are making plans for a reunion in July in Georgia. Contact Sue Lou Stanley or Leroy Jackson at 478-741-9547.

Slaughter Family Reunion

Reunion for the descendants of Henry and Alice Slaughter is planned for Aug. 2-3. Contact Virginia T. Story, 478-477-8952 or Sandra T. Redding, 478-994-1081.

Hill Family Reunion

Reunion planned for noon-until on Oct. 11 at Central City Park. Please bring your own chairs and wear your family T-shirts. Reunion continues on Oct 12 at Stone Creek Baptist Church, 1531 Riggins Mill Road, Dry Branch. Family colors are purple, green, and white. Contact Janice, 478-550-4395 or Devony, 478-550-7285.


USS IWO JIMA (LPH2/LHD7) Shipmates Reunion

Aug. 27-31, Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida. Contact: Robert G. McAnally, 152 Frissell St., Hampton, VA, 23663 or 757-723-0317, or visit the website

USS Long Beach, CGN-9 Association, Inc.

Reunion is Sept. 8-14 in St. Louis, Missouri, at the Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, MO 63134. Your room rate is $89 including all taxes and includes breakfast for two people. Make sure you ID yourself as a member of the USS Long Beach Association reunion. Phone 314-426-5500. For more information contact Don Shade, 866-352-2469 or 716-569-2314. Email or

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