Letters To The Editor

Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

DEAR EDITOR:

The Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 14 was a huge success.

The local carriers, along with carriers in Kite and Midville, collected over 3,824 pounds of food for Emanuel County Food Pantry.

This annual food drive is one way everyone can help needy neighbors in our community. Thank you to all who generously donated to make the event such a record-breaking success.

In 2004 … Read More


Dixie Youth enjoys Fun Day

Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro Dixie Youth recently held its annual fun day on Saturday, May 14. The day started out with a home run derby and other throwing contest for each league. The remainder of the day consisted of funfilled games and a cookout. The highlight of the event was a tent campout held on the ballfield. The following winners of each event are as follows:

Most Accurate Throw: Double AA; 1st place, … Read More


SECRD results

Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

Monday, May 23 Mite Girls Softball Padres-18, Giants-17 Leading hitters for the Padres: Alie Canady, 4-4; Moriah Sheppard, Kelli Kirby, Emily Travis, Kelly Sutherland, 3-4.

Leading hitters for the Giants: Anna Torrance, 4-5; Rachel Brown, 3-4; Brooke Peebles, 3-5.

Rockies-1, Marlins-0 Rockies win by forfeit.

Sr. Girls Fastpitch Softball Blue Jays-6, Angels-5 Leading hitters for the Blue Jays: Haley Pepin, 2-2; Hannah Irvin, 1-1.

Leading hitters for the Angels: Kala … Read More


Field of dreams

Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

A hardy, drought tolerant annual with colonies of brilliant red flowers tipped with golden yellow edging, Indian Blanket (sometimes referred to as Fire Wheel) is definitely one of the prettiest wildflowers blooming right now. These were found on Brinson’s Race, the property of Robert Overstreet in Twin City.

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  • ‘Storytelling’ offered by CCR&R

    Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

    Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) Agency of East Central Georgia of Swainsboro Technical College will conduct a “Storytelling” workshop in the Swainsboro Technical College Multi Purpose Room, on Monday, June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m.

    The workshop will provide information to promote literacy and language skills in preschool children. This workshop is designed to nurture the love of reading in children and support early literacy learning. Regulated and … Read More


    It’s time to reassess the war in Iraq

    Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

    Bobby BeecherThe best and the brightest said we had to invade Iraq to locate and eliminate weapons of mass destruction. When we didn’t find any, the best and the brightest said we had to stay in Iraq to locate and eliminate Saddam Hussein.

    The best and the brightest said the world would be a safer place with Saddam in chains.

    Perhaps it’s time for the best and the brightest … Read More



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