Monthly Archives: July 2005

Fire at First Baptist

Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

First Baptist Church of Swainsboro experienced a minor fire Thursday, July 21 when the roof caught fire after being hit by lightning. According to the church’s pastor, Rev. Dr. Bob Blankenship, “Someone saw smoke and called 911. The fire department was timely and efficient. They did a good job.” There is some structural damage in the bell tower, but the fire was contained.

  • Fire at First Baptist

  • Tennis 7-10 age group

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Mary McDaniel, Zhidajha Carswell, Rachael Daniels and Lauren Murphy (front) are among youth participating in Swainsboro Emanuel County Recreation Department’s Tennis Program for youth ages 7-10. Ragan Pollock and Livia Morris (back) served as tennis instructors. Not pictured are Lorie Love, Caroline Williams, Zach Thompson, Hannah Gomez, Matt Brantley, Brooke Thompson, Kaylee Powell, Ami Boatright, Russ Harrell, Lakia Mason, Kelley Sutherland, Lindsey Love, Emily Travis and Susannah Hooks. The tennis … Read More


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    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Campus clean-up slated at DEA
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  • The toughest place in America

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    BillShipp

    The nation marks the 40th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 on Aug. 6. Georgia officials ought to do something special on that day.

    How about unveiling another commemorative bronze plaque on the Capitol lawn? It could be appropriately inscribed:

    “Welcome to Georgia! The toughest place in America for eligible, registered voters to cast their ballots. — Georgia League of Women Voters”

    Four decades after enactment of … Read More


    Question of the week:

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Campus clean-up slated at DEA
  • Big one!
  • Question of the week:

  • Good deeds indeed!

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

  • Good deeds indeed!
  • Campus clean-up slated at DEA
  • Big one!

  • Tennis 11-14 age group

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Participants of Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department’s Tennis Program for youth ages 11-14 include Haley Screws, Blair Whitfield and Noelle Cann (front). Tennis instructor is Ragan Pollock (back). Not pictured are Alie Canady, Jacob Mulberry, Jordan Thompson, Kayla Sutherland, Ayris Fountain, Macey McIntyre and Macy Lawson. The group met June 7-July 14 at Harmon Park Tennis Courts.

  • Tennis 11-14 age group

  • Twin City News:Hux, Willis travel to Tennessee

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    By Betty TurnerArea Correspondent

    By Betty TurnerArea Correspondent

    Blanche Hux and Edith Willis visited Blanche’s son, Jack and Lana Parham in Walland, Tenn., last Thursday. They went to Forsyth and spent the night with Blanche’s daughter, Joann and Jim Lawson, on the way. While in Tennessee, they spent the day at Dollywood and saw three shows. They also went to Cade Cove, Newfound Gap and Cling Dome in the mountains.… Read More


    The Sunshine House Children’s Advocacy Center hosted its annual Legislator Recognition Luncheon during its Annual Meeting held in Swainsboro on Monday, July 17.

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    Sen. Jack Hill was speaker for the event. Introduced by Rep. Butch Parrish, Sen. Hill reported on actions taken during the past legislative session that will positively impact children and families in Georgia. Sen. Hill included both education measures and steps to improve child protection and children in the foster care system.

    Sen. Tommie Williams was recognized for his new leadership position as Senate majority leader. He also addressed the … Read More


    Gospel singers to perform July 30

    Posted on July 27, 2005 12:12 am by Emanuel County Live

    The Love, Peace & Happiness Gospel Music Tour featuring Troy Ramey & The Soul Searchers of Decatur; and Rev. Walter Ellis & The Country Boys of Montgomery, Ala. will appear in concert Saturday, July 30 at 6 p.m. at Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium. Joining the acts will be The Uplifted Voices of Swainsboro, Totally For Him of Lumber City, J.K. Smith Male Choir and First African Baptist Church of Soperton and … Read More


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