Savvy Senior Retiring On Campus

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Dear Savvy Senior Some friends of mine recently moved back to their alma mater at The University of Florida in Gainesville to retire. They told me they were moving into the new university retirement housing complex near campus that offers many different university activities like access to classes, a performing arts center and even a woodworking shop. My question is can you tell me if there are any other colleges … Read More


Grocery shop as if budget depended on it By MARY WHITE Emanuel County Extension Service

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

No, it is not your imagination — the cost of food does go up. This year we had a bad winter. Vegetable and fruit crops in Florida and the west were dealt a blow. The problems that California and other states have had with their power supplies has increased production costs in many food factories that supply our nation. Grocery shopping is a serious chore, and families who want to … Read More


Canoochee River Race postponed to April 30

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Due to continuing heavy rainfall in the area, the 2005 Canoochee River Race organizers decided to postpone the race to Saturday, April 30. The race had been originally planned for April 2 and had already been postponed to April 9.

“It was really disappointing to look at the weather report on Wednesday and realize that we were going to have to push the race off again,” said Chandra Brown, Riverkeeper/executive … Read More


Question of the week:

Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

Have you filed your income tax for this year?

“I didn’t have to file mine this year because I didn’t work last year.” —Garland Barrow, Wrightsville

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  • Miss Riner honored at kitchen shower

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    Miss Brooke Riner, bride-elect of Jared Stubbs, was guest of honor at a neighborhood kitchen shower March 18 at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Travis Garrett. Helping Mrs. Garrett host the afternoon event were Mrs. Gail Edenfield, Mrs. Carol Hooks, Mrs. Rosalind McVey, Mrs. Jana Lee, Mrs. Amanda Peebles and Mrs. Tonya Pepin.

    The Garrett home was filled with Easter decorations and flowers.

    The honoree was lovely in a … Read More


    Thelma Waller Peebles, 90

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Thelma Waller Peebles, 90, will be held Wednesday, April 13, 2005 at 2 pm. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Blankenship officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Sunday, April 10, 2005, at her residence after an extended illness.

    Mrs. Peebles was a native of Johnson County. She graduated from high school in Kite, GA and attended GA College for Women in Milledgeville. She … Read More


    Late rally sends DEA past Robert Toombs By ANDY CALLAWAY

    Posted by | April 13, 2005 12:00 am

    David Emanuel Academy staged a four run rally with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to post a dramatic come-from-behind 6-5 win over first place Robert Toombs Christian Academy in Stillmore last Tuesday. The victory improves the Eagle’s region record to 3-3 while the Crusaders fell to 3-1 with two weeks remaining in the regular season.

    The Eagles seemed to be destined for defeat as they trailed … Read More



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