‘Music Americana’ concert slated May 13 at EGC

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel Arts Council, Inc. will present a free Choral Concert called “Music Americana” on Friday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Luck Flanders Gambrell Auditorium of East Georgia College.

“Not an array of patriotic music, the program showcases traditional folk songs that everyone learned as a child, spirituals that rocked the souls of our ancestors, a medley of Richard Rogers’ Broadway Show tunes and great old Hymns by American … Read More


Russell C. “Rusty” Oglesby, 51

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

SUMMERTOWN—Memorial graveside service for Russell Carlos “Rusty” Oglesby, 51, was held Saturday, April 30, 2005 at 3 p.m. at Midville City Cemetery with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. He died Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at Veterans Hospital in Richmond, Va. after an extended illness.

Mr. Oglesby was born on Oct. 16, 1953, the son of Danny R. Oglesby and Caroline Fulghum Oglesby. He was a lifelong resident of Emanuel County. He … Read More




Council rescues wetland

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

At its Monday meeting, Swainsboro city council was approached by several residents who were concerned about a parcel of property on West Main and Tyson streets that has been advertised as surplus property for sale.

Julian Sconyers, on behalf of the residents, asked council to consider rescinding its motion to sell this particular piece of property because it has been certified as wetlands and a bird sanctuary. “Any development would … Read More


Anderson crowned Teen Miss Beauty Queen

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

Crystal Kay Anderson, 16-year-old daughter of Debra and Chris Collins of Twin City, competed in the 2005 Ms. Magnolia pageant in Millen at Magnolia State Park. She was crowned Teen Miss Beauty Queen, Sportswear Queen and prettiest hair winner.

Crystal received a crown and several trophies. She is an active sophomore at ECI and is involved in dance and pageantry. She also holds other southeast titles.

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    Dr. Papp to speak

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    The 32nd annual commencement at East Georgia College will be held on Friday, May 6, in the auditorium of the Luck Flanders Gambrell Center. Scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., the ceremony will honor the 105 East Georgia College graduates receiving their associate degrees. The commencement speaker for the occasion will be Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic and Fiscal Affairs of the University System of Georgia Daniel S. Papp. Dr. … Read More


    Miss Kulp entertained at luncheon

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    A luncheon and linen shower was given to honor Kim Kulp, bride-elect of Jim Youmans, at the beautiful country home of Sharon and Donny Wilson.

    Guests were greeted in the foyer of the Georgian home with frozen fruit drinks. Tables were adorned with artfully arranged bouquets of roses and babies’ breath and chairs at the head table accented with lovely tulle bows.

    A delicious shrimp entree was served with fresh … Read More


    Birthdays May 4

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    Angie Washburn, P.O. Youmans Jr., Butch S. Brinson, Mae Queen Butler, Eletha Badie, Donnie Cross, Gabrielle Laney, Wesslie Jane Murray, Marvin Vandale Lodge Sr.

    May 5

    Zachary Kinnaird, Merium Kennedy, Willie T. Durden, Britt Smoak, Peggy Key, Jaren Ann Hart, Ryan Adkins, Hack McReynolds.

    May 6

    Jennifer L. Davis, Andi Lawson McKeever, Jessica Bennett, Eulie Perkins.

    May 7

    Juneann Alexander, Robert B. Jersey, Liz Grindler Bland, Eddie W. Andrews, Roxanne … Read More



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