Monthly Archives: February 2011

SECRD Midget Allstar Team places second in district tournament

Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

  • SECRD Midget Allstar Team places second in district tournament

  • SECRD Midget Allstar Team places second in district tournament

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

    Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department’s Midget Boys Allstar Basketball Team finished runner-up in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association 2011 First District Class “B” Tournament. Hosted by Thomson-McDuffie Recreation and Leisure Services, the tournament was played Feb. 19-22 in Thomson.

        Swainsboro-Emanuel was defeated by Dublin by a score of 55-45 in the championship game played Feb. 22. Scoring in the final game for Swainsboro-Emanuel were Marlon Rucker-11 pts.; Martavious Bradford-10 pts.; … Read More


    Marilyn Hale McKenney, 79

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

     Marilyn Hale McKenney, age 79, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 in the chapel of Mosley’s Funeral Home. 

       Mrs. McKenney received her high school education at Swainsboro High and Industrial School. She was a surgical technician until she retired after more than 30 years of service at Emanuel Medical Center. 

       She was preceded in death by Her parents, Edward Alvin Hale and Elizabeth … Read More


    Chaplain Judy Dean Davis, 66

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

       Chaplain Judy Dean Davis, age 66, died Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at 2 p.m.  at William Grove Holiness Church with Pastors Bill and Rita Harper and Bishop Bertha Jones officiating. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery.

       Pallbearers were Bryan McSween, Donovan Ellis, Mark Smith, Don Ellis, Brandon Howell, Jeff Ross, Ray Caven and Keith Rowe.

       Chaplain Davis was born in Minneapolis, Mn. … Read More


    Ronnie Thomas, 53

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

      Ronnie Thomas, age 53, died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at Emanuel Medical Center. Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 at St. Phillips Baptist Church at 3 p.m. with Elder Delmus Mosley officiating. 

       Pallbearers were Rodriguez Crawford, Eddie Robinson, Jr., Willie Smith, Jr., Ervin Street, Joseph Thomas and Robert Williams.

       Honorary pallbearers were Javon Bostic, Hosea Sherrod, Jaimie Thomas, Larry Thomas, Shannon Wilkerson and Dexter Wilkerson.

       Mr. Thomas joined … Read More


    Frank Mitchell Flanders, 83

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

    Frank Mitchell Flanders, age 83, of Swainsboro, died on Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at the Candler Hospital in Savannah, after a brief illness. Funeral services were held Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Elder Tommy Rountree and Sheriff Tyson Stephens officiating. Interment followed at the Peterson Family Cemetery in Montgomery County at 4 p.m.

       Pallbearers were Don Flanders, Dr. Dorsey Flanders, Sheriff Tyson … Read More


    Ruth Johnson Kent, 87

    Posted on February 28, 2011 4:04 pm by Emanuel County Live

    Ruth Johnson Kent, age 87, of Garfield, died at her home Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 after an extended illness. Funeral services were held Friday, Feb. 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. at the Lewis Primitive Baptist Church with Elders Sam Bowen and Tommy Rountree officiating. Burial followed in the Hebron Cemetery at Garfield.

       Active pallbearers were Ronnie Womack, William Riner, Mike Johnson, Jerry Johnson, Robert Johnson and Ricky Williams.   

       Mrs. Kent … Read More


    Oak Park News:

    Posted on February 28, 2011 3:03 pm by Emanuel County Live

    OP Church of God to hold special service

    by EUDENE PEEBLES, Area Correspondent

    The People’s Full Gospel Church on Hwy. 292 near Lyons will have Homecoming on Sunday, March 13. Services will begin at 11 a.m. There will be different singing groups. Guest speaker will be Rev. Don Hughes. Bring a covered dish meal and enjoy the day. The pastor is Sister Wauthene Stewart.

       Brianna and Heath Phan went to … Read More


    Kite Community-Wide Benefit to be held

    Posted on February 28, 2011 3:03 pm by Emanuel County Live

    Kite Community-Wide Benefit will be held Saturday, March 26, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., at Kite Church of God. Grilled 1/2 chicken plates will be sold for $7 per plate. All proceeds will help to benefit the five families, Marie Stapleton Lord; Danny and Kathy Peebles; Joe and Doris Colston; Chad and Katrina Dalton and Jr. and Jeannette Garnto, whose homes were destroyed due to recent fires. 

       For tickets and … Read More


    Tired of snow storms and Lindsay Lohan? Here’s some good news

    Posted on February 28, 2011 3:03 pm by Emanuel County Live

    by DICK YARBROUGH

    It is not easy being a house husband cum columnist. Trying to figure out where the paper towels are located at the same time I am trying to figure out where the commas go makes my brain hurt.

       I am in this stressful situation because the Woman Who Shares My Name has received a new hip and is temporarily out of service.   That means I have to … Read More


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