Juvenile curfew in immediate effect

Posted by | June 14, 2019 2:11 pm

The City of Swainsboro has imposed it’s juvenile curfew within the city limits effective immediately. This curfew makes it illegal for any male or female juvenile to be on or at a public street, other public places, as well as any commercial or non-commercial venue from the hours of 1 a.m. until 6 a.m. daily. This curfew remains in effect until further notice.

This curfew applies to any person under … Read More


Posted by | June 14, 2019 1:30 pm

Information pulled from National Day Calendar online source

On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day.  This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777.

On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents.  Representing independence and unity, the Star Spangled Banner has become a powerful symbol of Americanism and is flown proudly. 

While Betsy Ross Read More

Happy birthday, Army!

Posted by | June 14, 2019 1:00 pm

Information pulled from National Day Calendar online source

Every year on June 14, the United States Army celebrates its creation in 1775.

Formed from amateur troops of volunteer soldiers defending colonies against British tyranny, the oldest military force in the United States began before the U.S. formally existed. Their forces consisted of mostly inexperienced militiamen commanded by independent colonial armies. According to battlefields.org, there were never more than 48,000 Read More

June fishing tales of 1975

Posted by | June 14, 2019 12:30 pm

Walter Scott put up a 30-minute fight and landed a 6.5 fish during a family vacation at Panama City, Florida.

Don Rountree reeled in an 11 lb. 4 oz. bass during a Saturday morning fishing trip at a local pond.

Melvin Harden, vet assistant at Mason’s Clinic, with his 6.5-pound and 4-pound bass he reeled in from a local pond!

Mrs. Henry Fulghum showing off her whopping 9-pound catfish. She Read More

Lessons learned from fathers in 1975

Posted by | June 14, 2019 12:00 pm

What was the greatest lesson your father taught you?—1975 Question and answers:

Martin L. Bridges—“You’ll never get anywhere if you don’t take a chance.”

Lloyd Johnson—“How to be honest.”

Earl Conrad Jr.—“To treat everybody as you would want to be treated.”

John Coleman—“He taught me how to pray.”

Summer fun in the yard-1975

Posted by | June 14, 2019 11:30 am

My mom, Donna Burke Newsome, with childhood friend, Jan Grimes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M.L. Grimes. This picture was taken in the Grime’s family garden. Surprise mom! —Whit

Crantford Smith and his children gathered figs from a 15-feet-tall fig tree. Pictured with Crandford are Stanley, Geanie, and Gene.

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