Miss Durden honored at shower

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

Miss Jessica Lynn Durden, bride-elect of Mitchell Dewayne Conley, was honored at a miscellaneous shower Saturday, April 30, at Dellwood Baptist Church.

The honoree was attractively attired in a black and white sundress. She was presented a corsage of white daisies with greenery tied with white ribbon.

Assorted finger foods and punch were served from tables covered with white lace tablecloths. A vase of pastel colored zinnias and a picture … Read More


Memorial Day

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

School’s out—let’s be careful

Christine ColemanMemorial Day was officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, in his General Order No. 11, and was first observed on 30 May 1868, when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. The first state to officially recognize the holiday was New York in … Read More


Spring Hill

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

Spring Hill Church will have a gospel sign Saturday, May 28 at 7 p.m. featuring The Glory Road Trio. Pastor is Burt Flanders.


Don Corbin, 78

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Graveside services for Don Corbin, 78, will be Wednesday, May 25, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Corbin Cemetery with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. He died Tuesday, May 24, 2005 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Corbin was a native of Emanuel County and a WW II Army Air Corps veteran. He was a retired Enforcement officer with the State Department of Transportation and a member of the Morningside … Read More


South African student assisting Dr. Stracher at East Georgia College

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

Jean Denis Nda’si Pone, a postgraduate student in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa, will assist Dr.

Glenn B. Stracher, professor of Geology at East Georgia College, this summer. The program of study is sponsored by Professor Harold Annegarn, nuclear physicist at the University of Johannesburg, Professor Kim Hein, mining and exploration structural geologist at Wits, and Dr. Robert Finkelman, world renowned coal … Read More


Miss Riner, Mr. Stubbs honored

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

The Reynolds Clubhouse was the setting for an around-the-clock shower honoring future bridal couple, Miss Brooke Riner and Jared Stubbs, Saturday, April 30. Hosting the event were Mr. and Mrs.

Ronny Sweat, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Smith and Mr.

and Mrs. Wayne Whitfield.

As guests enjoyed visiting with the honored couple, a variety of hors d’oeuvres was served. A delicious meal of grilled chicken, macaroni and cheese, layered salad, vegetable … Read More


New Arrival

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

Regina and Charles Gay Jr. of Twin City announce the birth of their daughter, Emily Christene Gay, April 20 at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro. Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Marty Mercer of Twin City and Mr. and Mrs. David Martin of Kite. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gay of Twin City. Great-grandparent is Venice Gay of Garfield.



Jody Whetsell remembered in tribute in NBHA magazine

Posted by | May 25, 2005 12:00 am

The late Jody Whetsell of Emanuel County has been featured in the February 2005 National Barrel Horse Association (NBHA) News magazine. Whetsell, well-known for her horsemanship, died Dec.

12, 2004, three days before her 22nd birthday.

The article, written by rider Tracey PerrymanSkies, describes Whetsell’s battle after surgery.

The writer, a friend of Whetsell, also describes her grief after hearing about Whetsell’s death.

Perryman-Skies rode in the finals at the … Read More



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