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Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

Messages of hope

Bangles Salon on West Main Street in Swainsboro has been the scene for many a bouquet of flowers, balloons or Bible verse this week as local residents hope and pray for the safe return of Cindy Lynch.

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  • Vondell Roberson Lowery, 90

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    MILLEDGEVILLE—Funeral for Vondell Roberson Lowery, 90, was held Wednesday, Jan, 12, 2005 at the chapel of Moores Funeral Home with Rev. Wayne Brooks officiating. Burial was in Baldwin Memorial Gardens cemetery. She died Monday, Jan. 10, 2005.

    Mrs. Lowery was a native of Candler County and made her home in Milledgeville before moving to Lyons. She was retired from Central State Hospital.

    Survivors include a son, Larry Roberson of Lizella; … Read More


    Mrs. Frazier was a native of Emanuel County, daughter of the late Osburn O. and Pearl Stewart Brown and wife of the late Harry E. Frazier. She held a Bachelor Of Science degree from Georgia State College for Women in Milledgeville and a Master of Arts degree from George Peabody College for Teachers in Nashville, Tenn. She was a retired teacher of Swainsboro Primary School, charter member and past president of Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society. She was a member of Emanuel Retired Teachers Association and Georgia Retired Teachers Association, past member of Adrian Garden Club, member and patron of Emanuel Arts Council and charter member of Friends of the Franklin Memorial Library. Mrs. Frazier was a member of Adrian Baptist Church and Marie Harrison Sunday School Class.

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    Survivors include several cousins.

    Pallbearers are Johnson Turner, Billy Walden, Elliott Barwick, Wilbur Stephens, John Neighbors and G. W. Johnson.

    Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.


    Chris Lanier wins thriller

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    By ANDY CALLWAY

    By ANDY CALLWAY

    Chris Lanier’s undefeated record in the 2004-05 wrestling season seemed to be in jeopardy last Saturday at the Trinity Christian Invitational Tournament. Lanier found himself trailing 2-1 and in danger of being pinned by Logan Layfield of Southland Academy late in the third and final period. But with some quick maneuvering and a determined spirit, the David Emanuel Academy senior was able to reverse … Read More



    Tigers defeat Bleckley, Dodge counties

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    By TYLER EDENFIELD

    By TYLER EDENFIELD

    Tuesday, Jan. 18

    The big cats played host to the Raiders of West Laurens. The boys of SHS led for three quarters, but for the last period they watched their chances of winning fade away as West Laurens edged the Tigers, 50-37. Jamail Turner led the SHS squad in points with 14 and forward Solomon Buie ended with seven points.

    Friday, Jan. 21

    The … Read More


    Elijah “Buck” Jones, 84

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Elijah “Buck” Jones was held Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005 at 1 p.m. at Greater St. James Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Moore officiating and Evangelist Lorene Jones assisting. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Thursday, Jan. 13, 2005.

    Mr. Jones was born Aug. 28, 1920 in Warren County to the late Zack and Perkie Lou Jones. He attended Warren County public schools and later was drafted … Read More


    Desse D. Boston

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Desse D. Boston was held Saturday, Jan. 22, 2004 at 1 p.m. at St. Philip Baptist Church with Rev. Bennie Brinson officiating. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. He died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2004 at Medical College of Georgia Hospital in Augusta.

    Mr. Boston was a native of Swainsboro and a graduate of Swainsboro High and Industrial School. He received his bachelor of arts degree from Paine College … Read More


    Boyd English named new ECI principal

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    By JACQUIE BRASHER

    By JACQUIE BRASHER

    At a called session of Emanuel County Board of Education Monday, Jan. 24, the board unanimously approved the hiring of Boyd English of Daleville, Ala. as the new principal of Emanuel County Institute. Currently the dean of students at Daleville High School in Daleville, Ala., English will assume his duties as principal of ECI on July 1 this year. English will be visiting Swainsboro … Read More



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