UGA cracks global top 20 in agricultural sciences

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

By Faith Peppers

By Faith Peppers

University of Georgia

Over the past decade, the University of Georgia has been among the world’s 20 most cited institutions in agricultural sciences, according to “In-Cites,” a Web site that keeps tabs on the research that most catches the eye of scientists worldwide.

In agricultural sciences, UGA is the 11th most cited among institutions worldwide, with 7,938 citations of its scientists’ research from Jan. … Read More


In memory

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

On Arbor Day, Friday, Feb. 18 at 9:30 a.m. on the Swainsboro High School grounds, Keep Emanuel Beautiful will plant a tree in memory of William Strange, SHS Class of 2003,who died in the line of duty in Iraq while serving with the 1st Cavalry.The public is invited to attend the dedication.



Times Not Forgotten: Is there no rest for the weary? ChristineColeman

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

For those of you who have reached the mid-way (or farther) point of life, I just wonder if your days and weeks seem more crowded now than when you were younger. Mine surely does. Remember the plans we made before retirement?We thought about (and told others) what great accomplishments we were going to get done as soon as we left work? Folks, we were serious!But lo, there comes a time … Read More


Peebles, Love crowned king, queen

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Edmond Peebles and Annie Love were crowned King and Queen of Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home. They were selected by judges during the annual Valentine Ball.

More than 75 friends and family members of the residents attended the ball and reception. Bob Neil presided as master of ceremony and Dr. Tim Palmer, Evangelist Lorene Jones, Lige Moore and Cindy Cochran provided the entertainment.

Judges were Yolanda Moore, Phyllis Strobridge and … Read More


Tigers almost reach state play-offs

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By TYLER EDENFIELD

By TYLER EDENFIELD

Tuesday, Feb. 8

SHS traveled to play at Toombs County Middle School for the opening rounds of the Region 3-AA play-offs. The big cats matched up against the Gamecocks of Screven County for their first game. The felines were victorious, SHS-60, SCHS-49. Detronne Douglas was the top scorer for the Tigers with 19 points off the bench. Also, Tiger sophomores Jamail Turner scored 13 … Read More


Dudley presents painting to Durden Bank

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

To express her appreciation to the community that has inspired and supported her, Twin City artist Eileen Dudley presented the first print of her limited edition, “The Ogeechee River at Coleman Lake,” to G.W. Johnson, president and CEO of Durden Banking Company in Twin City.

An essay by Christian Kraus inspired the original painting from which the print was made, and a portion of each print sale goes to support … Read More


Greater St. James

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Greater St. James Missionary Baptist will host a Women’s Day Celebration Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Guest evangelist will be Victoria Wynn, pastor and founder of New Life Ministry of Dublin. Rev. Bennie Brinson is pastor.


Letters To The Editor

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

DEAR EDITOR:

I read with interest the article “Engineering firm to study Swainsboro bypass.” The District Traffic Engineer cites ignorance of driving on a divided four lane as a contributing factor in many accidents. I agree with him, but would also like to point out that none of the intersections are lighted and it is hard to see the painted indicators (I think reflectors would help) and not all have … Read More



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