How to live your agenda

Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

Dr. Robert Blankenship

Some people “live” their agendas, while other people “push or force” their agendas! Know the difference? The contextual and attitudinal expressions are well versed in Romans 12, a biblical passage that teaches much about expressing self among others.

“Forcing” one’s agenda is an attitude and practice. Though a common definition of agenda is defined as “things to be done” or “matters of practical duty,” the manner by … Read More


David Emanuel Academy wrestlers win first match

Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

By ANDY CALLAWAY

By ANDY CALLAWAY

The David Emanuel Academy wrestling team picked up it’s first team win of the season on Thursday, January 20 as they bested Windsor Academy of Macon 48-36 at the Trinity Christian Duals in Dublin.

Six Eagles competed for coach Danny Lanier’s team with two, Chris Lanier and Devon Scalf, going undefeated in both of their individual matches. Lanier, competing at 145 pounds, pinned Maresra … Read More



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Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

National Wear Red Day

Miss Emanuel County Brooke Boatright is participating in the National Wear Red Day, a national awareness campaign to alert women about the risk for heart disease and to motivate them to lower their risk. Signing a certificate endorsing the day is Swainsboro Mayor Ricky Stevens. National Wear Red Day is Feb. 4. Everyone can participate by wearing some item of clothing in the color red.

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    Dr. Kennedy speaks at Prayer Breakfast

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    The 14th annual New Year’s Community Prayer Breakfast was held on Jan. 15 at Swainsboro Middle School Auditorium. The Prayer event was hosted by Good New Outreach Ministries. According to Elder Bertha Jones, spokesperson for the ministry, “It was originated out of recognizing the needs of the community, and the need to prayer for the nation and the world. Each year people of God, ministers and laypersons from all denominations, … Read More


    Troop 75 completes orienteering course

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    Boy Scout Troop 75 scouts completed a one-mile orienteering course during their annual Winter Campout held at Terwilliger’s Pond. Mr. John Torpy, Scout Committee member, began Saturday morning at the First United Methodist Church reviewing the scouts on the basics of using the map and compass. Afterwards the troop traveled out to Terwilliger’s Pond to set up camp. They then broke out the troop canoes for some fun on the … Read More



    Times Not Forgotten: History and beauty, everywhere you look ChristineColeman

    Posted by | January 26, 2005 12:00 am

    No matter where one is born and reared, that place is very special. The area might be small. It might even be hard to find on a map, but mind you, the people who are familiar with its surroundings look upon it as home sweet home. That’s the way I feel about things here where I was born and raised.Of course, we know sometimes people move away (whether of necessity … Read More


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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


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