Sheriff’s Report: Reports of burglaries

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported several burglaries for the week. Other cases are:

Nov. 9

A Modoc Rd., Swainsboro, man reported unknown persons forced his back door open and damaged his window.

Nov. 12

A W. Moring St., Swainsboro, man reported someone stole his vehicle. Vehicle was found on Hwy. 57 E., off the roadway.

A Canoochee Rd., Swainsboro, woman reported her house had been burglarized. Stolen were a handgun … Read More


DEA boys’ basketball scrimmage to prepare for season

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

By ANDY CALLAWAY

By ANDY CALLAWAY

David Emanuel Academy completed final preparations for the beginning of the 2004-05 basketball season by splitting into two squads and playing a scrimmage contest last Thursday night at the DEA gym.

“This was an opportunity to provide some playing time in a game like situation for all of our varsity and B-team players’ explained boy’s head coach Walker McLendon who led the White team … Read More



Police Report: Domestic incidents reported

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Swainsboro police officers reported numerous domestic incidents and thefts this week. Cases are:

Nov. 13

A Pughsley St. man reported a few young males threatened to plant drugs on his property. He said he is afraid they might hurt him.

Nov. 15

A Liberty St. man reported someone damaged his truck.

A woman driving on Hwy. 80 W. reported a piece of sheet metal flew off a vehicle she was … Read More


SHS Beta Club sponsors talent show

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

The Swainsboro High School Beta Club is sponsoring its fourth annual Beta Lights Talent Show at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2 at the East Georgia College Auditorium. The theme this year is “Beta Wraps It Up With Talent” and this year there will be an abundance of talent performed by local students and adults.

In addition to competing singers and musicians, there will be door prizes, a concession stand, and … Read More


Palmer Gordon Edenfield Jr., 82

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

WADLEY—Graveside service for Palmer Gordon Edenfield Jr., 82, was held Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Wadley Cemetery with Rev. Tom Harrison officiating. He died Monday, Nov. 8, 2004 at Azalea Trace Nursing Center in Columbus.

A native of Wadley, Mr. Edenfield was a retired vice president of the Bank of Wadley and a United States Navy veteran.

Survivors include his aunt, Emma Smith of Statesboro; a sister, … Read More


GEMA distributes funding to Emanuel

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Georgia Office of Homeland Security (OHS) and Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has reimbursed Emanuel Emergency Medical Services $59,922 for the purchase of a cargo trailer, generator, personal protective gear and other equipment necessary for responding to incidents involving chemical, biological or explosives.

“It is critical that emergency personnel have the proper tools and equipment available when they respond to an accident,” said GEMA director Mike Sherberger. “This equipment enhances … Read More


Fall colors

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Photo by Jacquie Brasher

Who says we can’t get fall color here? This picture was taken on Old Nunez Road in Swainsboro. Fall colors may be few in this region, but one can always count on some of them peeking through the pines on various roads in Emanuel County. Enjoy!

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