The riddle of fingerprints

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Bill Shipp

Perhaps we had pegged Glenn Richardson and Jerry Keen all wrong. The Georgia House speaker and his majority leader could be OK after all — maybe.

Just a week ago, some folks worried that Richardson and Keen were not taking care of the people’s interests. The pair was too busy toting water for the Georgia Chamber of Commerce. Or trying to clamp a lid of secrecy on spending … Read More


Zelma Corbin Williamson, 83

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Zelma Corbin Williamson, 83, was held Monday, March 14, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Pendleton Springs Baptist Church with Rev. Walter Jarriel officiating. Burial be in Solomon Williamson Cemetery. She died Saturday, March 12, 2005, at Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home in Swainsboro after an extended illness.

Mrs. Williamson was a native of Emanuel County, wife of the late G.B. Williamson. She was a member of Pendleton Spring … Read More


Who stole the cookie?

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Rev. Donna Ashworth

As a child I remember jumping rope and playing a game called, “Who stole the cookie from the cook, cookie jar?”

In actuality I never stole a cookie from the cookie jar, but I did steal a box of cookies from the ‘gro, grocery store.’

It happened when I was about four or five years old. I was sitting out on the front porch and I wanted … Read More



SECRD schedule

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

March 21

T-Ball Evaluations at the Softball Complex

5 year olds – 6:00 pm

6 year olds – 6:45 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department is located at 632 McLeod Bridge Road, Swainsboro. Phone number is 237-8098.


Beth Lane

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Beth Lane of Swainsboro participated in the Forsythia Festival 5K Race held Saturday, March 12 in Forsyth.She won first place in her age group.



Pastor’s appreciation slated at Endtime

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville will host an appreciation service for Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. and First Lady Theodosia Foreman March 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. Sunday service will begin at 3 p.m. Guest speaker is Superintendent Kenny Thomas of William Grove Church of the Living God. Dinner will be served.


Mattie Lue Bell Jones, 64

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

STILLMORE—Funeral for Mattie Lue Bell Jones, 64, was held Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005 at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Stillmore with Bishop Larry McMillan officiating. Burial was in Canoochee Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2005 at her home from cardio-pulmonary arrest.

Mrs. Jones was a native of Emanuel County where she attended public schools. She resided in Orlando, Florida for 43 years, where she was a cosmetologist … Read More


Open house held at Swainsboro Raceway

Posted by | March 16, 2005 12:00 am

By CANDY BARBER

Swainsboro Raceway held its annual Open House and Car Show Saturday, March 12. The day began at 10 a.m. with new cars rolling into the track for the car show. Fans and drivers viewed cars from 10 a.m. to noon before winners were announced.

Over 60 cars showed up for the show and practice. Once the show was over, drivers in each division were given the opportunity … Read More


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