A day ‘on’

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Each year on the third Monday of January, schools, federal offices, post offices and banks across America close as we celebrate the birth, the life and the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It is a time for the nation to remember the injustices that Dr. King fought. A time to remember his fight for the freedom, equality and dignity of all races and peoples. A time to remember … Read More


BOE announces dates

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Superintendent Butch Frye announced upcoming dates that will be of particular interest to Emanuel County parents.

Report cards will be issued on Wednesday, Jan. 12. Parents will have an opportunity to discuss their children’s progress with their teachers on Jan. 13, which has been designated as a parent-teacher conference day. Students will attend school only during the first half of that day.

All schools and offices in the Emanuel County … Read More



Sheriff’s Report: Busy week reported at Sheriff’s Office

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported a busy week of cases. Logged are:

Dec. 24

An Old Blundale Rd., Midville, woman reported her purse was missing from a car that had been towed.

Dec. 28

A Mary Ann St., Swainsboro woman reported someone had stolen her identity to cash her checks.

Dec. 31

Allen Charles Johnson, 33, 316 4th Ave., Twin City, was arrested for criminal trespass and cruelty to children.… Read More


DEA’s Lanier wins gold at Westfield

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

By ANDY CALLAWAY

By ANDY CALLAWAY

DEA’s Chris Lanier won all eight of his matches this weekend at the Wayne Morris Hornet Invitational Wrestling Tournament and won the gold medal in the 145 pound weight class. The tournament was held at Westfield School in Perry with nine Georgia Independent School Association schools, including DEA, participating.

Three other DEA wrestlers, Chris Henry, Matt Hendrix and Devon Scalf also competed. Henry finished … Read More


Oath of Office

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

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Emanuel County elected officials were sworn in for the Jan. 1, 2005 through Jan. 1, 2009 term. The oathswere taken onDec. 29, 2004 in the Superior Court courtroomof Emanuel County Courthouse.ProbateJudge Don Wilkes, left, administered the oaths ofRonald Wiggins, Chief Magistrate; Sandra S. Wright, Tax Commissioner; J. Tyson Stephens, Emanuel County Sheriff; Kathy S. Palmer, Superior Court Judge, Middle Judicial Circuit; Jay Lawson, Clerk of Superior Court; and … Read More



ASPA receives grant to improve student learning

Posted by | January 12, 2005 12:00 am

Adrian School of Performing Arts is one of 10 Georgia schools chosen to team with the Georgia State Department of Education, University of Georgia, and Georgia State University in an innovative initiative to use service-learning to improve student achievement. Service learning is a teaching approach that links students’ learning with issues in their community. According to the National Commission on Service-Learning, “Service-learning involves students in solving community problems, and at … Read More


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