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

Memorial for six Gray grandsons of Jacob Daughtry held

Posted by | April 27, 2005 12:00 am

More than 150 family members and friends gathered at Lake Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery near Metter in Candler County on April 10 to attend a memorial for:

Abner Daughtry, Private, Company H 48th Georgia Infantry, CSA

Bryant Daughtry, Private, Company E 5th Georgia Cavalry, CSA

James Daughtry, Private, Company H 62nd Georgia Cavalry, CSA

Joshua Daughtry, Private, Company A 4th Battalion Georgia Sharpshooters, CSA

Berry Ann Daughtry, Private, Company A … Read More

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