Eagles cruise by Thomas Jefferson

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

By ANDY CALLAWAY

By ANDY CALLAWAY

David Emanuel Academy started 2005 on a good note by winning a pair of varsity basketball games versus Thomas Jefferson Academy last Friday night in Louisville. The Eagles cruised to a 61-52 victory while the Lady Eagles picked up their first win of the year with a 50-46 win.

The Eagles perhaps played their best basketball of the season in the first quarter as … Read More


Rev. McDonald III is guest speaker for commemorative service

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Rev. Timothy McDonald III will be guest speaker at the Commemorative Service Sunday, Jan. 16 at Mt. Moriah A.M.E. Church at 6 p.m.

Rev. McDonald is a native of Brunswick and received his bachelor of arts degree (magna cum laude) from Berry College in Rome; and his master of divinity degree from Emory University. He has taught and lectured at colleges and universities in Atlanta and around the country.

He … Read More



Lisa Mercer receives certification

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Lisa Mercer of Shop Rite Pharmacy was recently certified by the Board of Orthotist/Prosthetist as a BOC Certified Orthotic Fitter for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification.

To receive the credential, Mercer received extensive training as well as supervised practical experience and has passed comprehensive certification examinations.

BOC is a national certification agency that provides professional certification throughout the United States and Canada. To date, BOC has certified more than 4,000 practitioners.

Mercer resides … Read More



Redirecting some movies

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Jacquie Brasher

Over the Christmas holidays, I indulged in my usual inexplicable ritual of watching “seasonal” movies on television. It’s an annual habit. I have to catch all or at least a part of movies like “It’s A Wonderful Life,” “The Sound of Music” and “A Christmas Story” or else the year is not complete. And it doesn’t count if you have any of these movies on video or DVD … Read More



Ronnie Martin Brady, 58

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

HIGGSTON—Funeral for Ronnie Martin Brady, 58, was held Saturday, Jan. 8, 2005, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Rev. Herbert Toole and Rev. Bruce Tanner officiating. Burial was in the Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Kite. He died Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2005 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Brady was a native of Emanuel County. He was son of the late Joe and … Read More


Savvy Senior: Elder Abuse

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Dear Savvy Senior,

The other day I stopped in to see a former neighbor who was recently widowed and lives by himself. I hadn’t seen him for a while and I was stunned by what I saw. A man who was once an impeccable groomer with an immaculate house and yard was living in squalor. He was also wearing a wrinkled shirt that was too small and not heavy enough … Read More


Republicans (alas) waste tax dollars in Africa

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

If your wallet feels lighter than usual now that the Christmas season is behind us, don’t blame Santa Claus – at least not exclusively. The jolly old elf was the same nimble cash collector he’s been in years past. But Uncle Sam’s had his hands in our pockets as well.

While ordinary Americans shopped for bargains and counted pennies, the president and Congress agreed to send 300 million tax dollars … Read More


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