Pelosi’s speech shows Democrats are out of touch

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

The 2004 elections proved that the gap between the Democrats and the American people is a wide one. But the gap between the Democrats and reality is even wider.

Perhaps we should call this divergent condition “Democratic dementia,” because only a serious mental disease could explain the remarks California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi made to the National Press Club on January 31.

Pelosi, who is the Democratic Party’s leader in the … Read More



SECRD Mite All Stars to play for district title

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department Mite Boys All Star Basketball Team will compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class “B” First District Tournament being held Feb. 19-23. Hosted by Effingham County Recreation and Parks, the basketball tournament is being held at Effingham County Recreation Gymnasium, 808 Highway 119 South, Springfield.

Members of the All Star team are Joe Knight, Darryl Brown, Verlon Wadley, Derek Sharpton, Antonious McGruder, Christopher Johnson, … Read More


Recovered loot

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies recently recovered several items that had been stolen from residents on King Circle Drive and Miller Drive in Swainsboro. List of items recovered were eight rifles/shotguns, three handguns, nine knives, two DVD players, 34 DVD movies, collectible coins, music CDs and eight bottles of wine. Six arrests have been made in connection to the robberies. Three of those arrested were juveniles. Pictured with Sheriff J. Tyson … Read More



Parrish Grove MBC to celebrate friends and family

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Parrish Grove Missionary Grove Baptist Church will host a Family and Friends Night Saturday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. Speaker will be Evangelist Annie M. Handsom of God’s Holy Tabernacle.

Churches on the program are Gay’s Hill, God’s Holy Tabernacle, Banks Creek, Johnson Grove, Lane Grove, Newton Grove, Rountree Chapel, Mercer Grove, Lakeside First Baptist, Mt. Gilead, Rountree Chapel and St. Paul A.M.E.

Pastor in Rev. Dr. James Joyce. Refreshments … Read More


House passes legislation addressing medical liability

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By State Rep. Butch Parrish

By State Rep. Butch Parrish

A number of proposals I co-sponsored as a member of the special House Committee on Civil Justice Reform were incorporated into comprehensive legislation the House of Representatives approved Thursday, addressing our state’s medical malpractice insurance problem.

Senate Bill 3 is intended to provide reforms to our civil justice system that will be a first step toward stemming the skyrocketing rate … Read More


Eagles bow out in first round

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By ANDY CALLAWAY

By ANDY CALLAWAY

A disappointing basketball season came to an equally disappointing end for the David Emanuel Academy boys team as they were eliminated in the first round of the GISA region 2-A tournament 55-40 by Providence Christian at East Georgia College. In the pre-season DEA was predicted to contend for a region title and almost certainly expected earn a state tournament berth. Instead the Eagles finished … Read More


Henry Madison “Bud” Moxley, 80

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

ADRIAN—Funeral for Henry Madison “Bud” Moxley was held Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Meeks and Rev. Charles Parrish officiating. Burial was in Moxley Cemetery. He died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 at his residence.

Mr. Moxley was a native of Emanuel County and was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Moxley of Adrian; two sons, Dewey Moxley of … Read More



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