Rountree Island in spring revival

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Spring revival will be held at Rountree Island Missionary Baptist Church April 27-29 at 7:30 p.m. Evangelist for the week will be Rev. E.C. Cline of Waynesboro. Guest churches are as follows:

Wednesday: Fort Grove, St. Galilee, Oak Grove; welcome, Eddie Lawrence.

Thursday: Johnson Grove, Roberts Grove, Mt.

Gilead.; welcome, Carlo Thomas.

Friday: Piney Grove, St. Paul, Lester Grove; welcome, George Harrison.

Sunday, May 1: On the program will be … Read More


SPLOST funds discussed at special meeting By MICK KERSEY

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

During a special called meeting of the Emanuel County Commission last Thursday, city and county leaders discussed the upcoming special local option sales tax (SPLOST) referendum. After commission chairman Brad Hooks called the meeting to order, he recognized Atlanta attorney James L. Pannell to address the assembly on tax law as it pertain to the use of monies collected by SPLOST. Pannell explained that funds collected must be used to … Read More


James E. “Winky” Odom, 62

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for James Edward “Winky” Odom, 62, was held Monday, April 25, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Emanuel Christian Ministries with Rev. Bunnie Hudson officiating. Burial was in Sardis Primitive Baptist Cemetery. He died Saturday, April 23 at Candler General Hospital in Savannah after an extended illness.

Mr. Odom was born June 28, 1942 to the late Bennett Odom and Dallas Peacock Odom. He was a lifelong resident of Emanuel … Read More




Recording studio

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro band From Never recently recorded a demo with producer Don McCollister in Atlanta at the Nickel and Dime Studio. McCollister has worked with well-known musicians such as The Indigo Girls, Sister Hazel, Shawn Mullins and Train.

The band finished three of five songs in the three eight-hour days of recording, and will go back for one more day to finish the last two tracks. Band members are Grayson Johnson, … Read More



Annual flower show slated April 30-May 1

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

An event always anticipated with great interest is the annual Pine Tree Festival Flower Show. This year the show will feature new divisions and will be showcased in a new venue. The Emanuel County Courthouse will be transformed into a world of flowers, colors and exhibits Saturday, April 30, and Sunday, May 1. The show will be open to the public Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. and Sunday 1 … Read More



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