Olympiad!

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro Middle School Science Olympiad Team competed in the Georgia Middle School Regional Tournament on March 5. The tournament was held at Augusta State College in Augusta, Georgia. The team members included: Steven Chrysosferidis (not pictured), Alex Ogle, Jacob Mulberry, Philip Torrance, Will Ross, Rick McNeely, Miriam Durden, Hunter Gay, Cameron Warnock, Tiffany Hopkins, Jade Newsome, Kelsey Moore, and Patrick Hall. The team members competed in 19 events that were … Read More



Linton Wilmer Pruitt, 83

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Linton Wilmer Pruitt, 83, was held Sunday, March 13, 2005 at 3 p.m. in the Chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Dr. Bob Blankenship and Rev. Robert Hunt officiating. Burial was in Eastbrook Cemetery. He died Friday, March 11, 2005, at Emanuel Medical Center after an extended illness.

Mr. Pruitt was a native of Union, S.C. and a World War II Navy veteran. He retired from Georgia Power as … Read More


BOE

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County Board of Education’s March meeting, generally held on the third Monday, was rescheduled to Tuesday, March 15. A report of the meeting will be published next week.


Somewhere over the rainbow….

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Photo by Kathy Beecher

…way up high! This rainbow graced us with its presence last week on Highway 57 in Swainsboro. Is there a pot of gold at the end of it?

  • Somewhere over the rainbow….

  • Corey Kraus named Sportsman of the year

    Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

    By TYLER EDENFIELD

    BY TYLER EDENFIELD

    The monthly Sportsman Club meeting was held at Terry Reynolds’ Clubhouse in Swainsboro. During the meeting, members discussed and voted on upcoming events and the Sportsman Of The Year Award was presented by Reynolds to member Corey Kraus. Kraus was given the award because “he displayed sportsmanship and was helpful to the club in many different ways.

  • Corey Kraus named Sportsman of the year

  • Tricking the mass marketers

    Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

    Wally Gallian

    As I have written before and probably will again, I hate telemarketers and the invasion of my “space” when they call. The “Do Not Call” list set up by the federal government was a good idea; I signed up immediately. While a good idea, “Do Not Call’ has not slowed down the calls to my house and to the best of my knowledge, no one has yet been … Read More


    Three-vehicle wreck

    Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

    Photo by Kathy Beecher

    A three-vehicle wreck occurred on Tiger Trail in Swainsboro Wednesday, March 9. According to a report from Swainsboro Police Department, a red Chevy Tahoe driven by Jordyn Nail had stopped at a red light when the accident occurred. A Cadillac Catera, driven by Timothy Sherrod, was traveling west behind a school bus and attempted to turn left onto South Main Street on the red light as … Read More



    ‘From Never’ to perform at Swainsboro ‘Saturday Night Live’

    Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

    From Never will be the special music guest for “Live from Swainsboro…It’s Saturday Night.” The regional band will participate in the event Saturday, March 26 at the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Auditorium at 8 p.m. “Made up of five members, the band is rapidly gaining a reputation for creativity as well as their musical expertise,” said Lauren Dunn, who is directing the event. “The group has won widespread recognition. They recently had … Read More


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