Deputies recover stolen vehicle, seize drugs

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

According to Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens, on Wednesday, March 16 at around 7:15 p.m., Emanuel County Sheriff’s Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a white van on West Moring Street in Swainsboro for a traffic infraction. The driver was unable to produce a license and the tag came back as a stolen vehicle from Bibb County. The driver was arrested.

During further investigation and upon a search of … Read More


Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

Friday, March 25

Entertainment for the Ohoopee Jamboree, Nora Blvd., Adrian, will be Beasley Brothers, 7 to 8 p.m.; Gospel Bluegrass Expressed, 8 to 9 p.m.; and Georgia Bluegrass, 9 to 10 p.m.

Saturday, March 26

“Live from Swainsboro—it’s Saturday Night,” Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium, 8 p.m.

You Can Quote Me…

The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, and wiser people … Read More

Cancer awareness

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

The Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation (CRPF) and its 54 collaborating partners recently kicked off the sixth annual National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month (NCRCAM) campaign in March. The annual campaign, founded by the CRPF in 2000, has been successful raising awareness about this highly preventable disease. Today, millions of Americans are learning about the prevention, early diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer — and lives are being saved.

The Cancer … Read More

Johnny Ray “Buddy” Brinson, 58

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

MIDVILLE—Funeral for Johnny Ray “Buddy” Brinson, 58, was held Saturday, March 18, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Hines Baptist Church with Rev. Homer Aspray officiating. Burial was in Hines Cemetery. He died Thursday, March 17, 2005 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Brinson was born on Aug. 6, 1946 and was a lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He was a retired master welder in the iron fabrication industry. … Read More

Robert “Bob” L. Johnson, 77

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

GARFIELD—Funeral for Robert “Bob” L. Johnson, 77, was held Saturday, March 18, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Olivet Baptist Church with Rev. Scott Osborn officiating. Burial was in Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Wednesday, March 16, 2005 at St. Joseph’s Candler Hospital in Savannah after a brief illness.

Mr. Johnson was born on March 15, 1928 and had been a lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He was … Read More

Knotty Pine race slated May 7

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

The Knotty Pine 5K Run will again be held as part of the Kiwanis Pine Tree Festival. This year’s 5K Run will begin at Harmon Park at 8 a.m., May 7, and end in front of the Bone Yard Pavilion. This year’s race will again be one of 225 races that the “2005 Run & See Georgia Grand Prix Series” sponsors. The Run & See Georgia series started in 1990 … Read More

Swainsboro Tigers finish week 2-2

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

By TYLER EDENFIELDTuesday, March 15

By TYLER EDENFIELDTuesday, March 15

The Tigers welcomed the Bleckley County Royals. Unfortunately, SHS suffered a disappointing loss of 12-8. Mitchell Hudson finished 4-5 at the plate including a three-run home run. Brantley ended the evening 2-3 with two runs batted in. Junior Eric Allen was credited with the loss as the starting pitcher.

Friday, March 18

The traveled to East Dublin to take on … Read More

SECRD schedule

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

March 14-29

Track Registration-9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 2

Recreation Dept. Countywide Track Meet – 10 a.m., SHS Tiger Field

Council rescinds motion to sell surplus property

Posted by | March 23, 2005 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHERMonday, March 21

By JACQUIE BRASHERMonday, March 21

After an executive session to discuss a legal matter, Swainsboro city council reconvened and voted to rescind its previous motion made on March 7 to sell surplus property lots to prospective buyers. Instead, the city will resubmit these lots for sale and re-advertise them.

In other business, council was approached by Virginia Naper, owner of the Swainsboro Shopper, to discuss … Read More

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