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

    Detention Center honors volunteers

    Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am

    “The Emanuel Probation Detention Center hosted a volunteer Appreciation Brunch on Saturday, May 14th to express thanks to the volunteers that serve at the two Units of the Center. Twelve volunteers attended the event. The event was held at the Swainsboro Unit located on Gumlog Road.

    Chaplain Judy Davis welcomed the volunteers after which the group enjoyed a brunch prepared by Food Service Director Penney Drew. During a time of … Read More

    Treating the disease of chemical dependency

    Posted by | June 1, 2005 12:00 am


    By JACQUIE BRASHERClarification: In last week’s article “EMC seeks help for Recovery Center” we reported that a staff member received “no pay” at the center. Executive staff with clinical responsibility receive “call pay”—a standardized pay scale for personnel on call.

    Back in 1980 when First Lady Nancy Reagan uttered the now infamous phrase “Just Say No” in response to how young people can avoid doing drugs … Read More

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