Bomb threats reported

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro High School officials reported receiving a bomb threat over the telephone Friday, April 22, a little after 2 p.m. All students and personnel were evacuated.

A search of the building was conducted by local law enforcement personnel and school officials and nothing was found to be suspicious. Students, staff and teachers were allowed back into the building. Emanuel County School Superintendent Butch Frye is offering a $500 reward for … Read More

Rain causes Relay delay

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Inclement weather has been the cause for many events this month to be either postponed or canceled. This case was unfortunately true for one of the biggest events of the year in our area, the 2005 Emanuel County Relay for Life. Thunderstorms and lightning forced organizers to cancel the event Friday, April 22.

The Relay for Life Committee has announced that an abbreviated version of Relay for Life will be … Read More


Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am


TWO FAMILY yard sale Saturday, April 30. 7-11 a.m.

320 Thigpen Dr.

Variety of items including household items.


WE DO not knowingly accept advertisements that discriminate, or intend to discriminate, on any illegal basis. Nor do we knowingly accept employmentadvertisements that are not bona-fide job offers. All real estate advertisements are subject to the fair housing act and we do not accept … Read More

Sheriff’s Report: Miscellaneous reports made Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported these cases: April 18

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

A woman driving on Pendleton Springs Rd. reported she hit a deep rut in the road, causing the bumper guard of her vehicle to be knocked off.

A Robin Rd., Oak Park, woman reported an unknown person in a truck sits by her mailbox every morning. She said the person also has a dog in the back of the truck that barks and wakes her up.

April 20

Lonnie Davis … Read More

Scott McRae to run marathon for aunt, seeking donations

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro native Scott McRae will be running the Rock-n-Roll Marathon on June 5 in San Diego, Calif. McRae will be running in honor of his aunt, Patricia Smith of Swainsboro, to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. McRae has joined the Team in Training ( /ga) in Atlanta to prepare for the 26-mile run. His goal is to raise $3,900.

“My aunt, Patricia Smith, is a cancer survivor and my … Read More

Antioch PBC to host spring meeting

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Antioch Primitive Baptist Church of Twin City will host its annual spring meeting May 10-11. Supper will be served Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. and services each night will begin at 7:30 p.m. Guest minister will be Elder John Shelton Mikell, pastor of Metter Primitive Baptist Church.

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