Sentences at Superior Court The following are sentences received at Emanuel County Superior Court, beginning April 1:

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

April 1, Judge Walter C. McMillan Jr.

Juan Jose Delacruz negotiated a plea of guilty on one count of child molestation. He was sentenced to five years probation with intensive probation supervision. He must pay $1,500 in fines over 30 months and perform 40 hours of community service.

April 4, Judge Walter C. McMillan Jr.

Eric Terrell Worthen negotiated a plea of guilty on count 1, possession of marijuana with … Read More


Good News Co. to reunite April 23

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

On Saturday, April 23, former members of Good News Co. youth choir of First Baptist Church between 1972 and 1982 will reunite as part of the church’s 130th anniversary celebration. Former choir leader Tom Durden will be special guest. The group will gather at Citizens Bank Clubhouse for a cookout and fellowship at 6 p.m. At about 8 p.m., the group will convene at the church to rehearse for special … Read More


Disaster training held at Tech

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

On Tuesday and Wednesday, The National Disaster Life Support (NDLS) held Core Disaster Life Support – Decontamination™ (CDLS-D™) training on the Swains-boro Technical College campus in Swainsboro.

The training consisted of classroom discussion, lecture and presentation with a live simulated disaster on the parking lot. Following the simulation, the participants re-convened in the auditorium to evaluate the exercise and discuss the procedures for other possible disaster scenarios.

According to Greene … Read More


EMC to offer workshop on final health care decisions

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel Medical Center is holding a workshop on Thursday, April 28 from 5 to 6 p.m. in the private dining room to show individuals how to document their final health care decisions. “When patients have shared their wishes with family members early on, before we have to deal with end-of-life issues, the experience is far better for all concerned,” said Fay Kersey, director of Social Services/Discharge Planning. “There is a … Read More


Computers from China: What now, Mr. Gore?

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Bobby Beecher

My new computer was made in China. I didn?t know that when I bought it. But, a few days after I brought it home, I noticed a small label on the back of the monitor: “Hewlett-Packard, Houston, Texas. Product of China.”

Seeing the label made me think of Al Gore.

You remember Al Gore: the wind-up doll Bill Clinton employed as vice president, the so-so senator from Tennessee, … Read More


DEA earns playoff spot By ANDY CALLAWAY

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

The David Emanuel Academy baseball team ended the regular season last Friday with a 16-6 win over visiting Providence Christian School. The region 2-A victory evened the Eagles record at 4-4 and earned DEA a third place finish and a spot in the GISA class A state playoffs. DEA will host John Hancock in the opening round this Friday with a noon doubleheader to begin the best two out of … Read More


Classmates gather for 50s reunion

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro Country Club was rocking with fifties music over the weekend of April 1-2 as classmates of SHS gathered for a reunion. Joining in the festivities were graduates of 1950-59. A large group gathered Friday night to decorate with the traditional black and gold of the Tigers to get ready for the rest of their classmates coming from near and far to join them Saturday night.

Dr. Bobby Sasser welcomed … Read More


First Reverse pageant slated May 5

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

The first Reverse Beauty pageant will be held during the Pine Tree Festival activities this year. Swainsboro Kiwanis Club named Pepper Fields as chairman of the pageant, which will be on Thursday night, May 5, at Swainsboro/Emanuel County Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Practice will also be on May 5 beginning at 6 p.m. Three fair and impartial judges will judge the pageant for ages 18 and over.

Entries deadline is … Read More


Edenfield finds fish kill in pond

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Jake Edenfield of Emanuel County said he does not know how his fish died last Monday, but he’s hoping to find out soon. “I called the Department of Agriculture and they sent an agent from Dublin to test the water,” said Edenfield. He said results of the water samples are due in a few weeks.

According to Edenfield, who lives on Old Reidsville Road, he noticed a crop-duster spraying a … Read More


New Arrival

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Pamela Simmons and Kevin Starnes of Swainsboro announce the birth of their daughter, Tyekevianna Mark-isha Starnes, April 10 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro. Maternal grandparents are Bertha Howard of Swainsboro and the late Robert Williams. Paternal grandparents are Annette Starnes and the late Tyrone Cochran Sr. Great-grandparent is Lutisha Howard. Tyekevianna three brothers, Denzel Ja’Quan Williams, Da’Shawn Malik Williams and Kevin Mark Starnes Jr.; and a sister, Bertha Tamiya … Read More


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