GFC sponsors 14th fire equipment show

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Hundreds of Georgia fire-fighters from statewide locations are scheduled to attend the Georgia Forestry Commission (GFC) 14th Biennial Georgia Fire Equipment Show to be held Wednesday, May 25, at the State National Fair Grounds in Perry from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Roger Browning, GFC Rural Fire Defense Coordinator, said the basic objective of the fire show is to brief city and county fire-fighters, as well as numerous county commissioners … Read More

Relay for Life

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County will once again celebrate American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life Friday, April 22 beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 23 at Tiger Field. Relay For Life is a fun-filled overnight event designed to celebrate survivorship and raise money for research and programs of your American Cancer Society. During the event, teams of people gather at schools, fairgrounds or parks and take turns … Read More

Miss Slater, Mr. Thomas announce wedding plans

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Mr. and Mrs. Lester Slater of Statesboro and Connie Edenfield of Norristown announce the engagement of their daughter, Jan Hope Slater of Swainsboro, to James Willard Thomas of Swains-boro. The future groom is the son of Dr. Mary Lake Brantley of Washington County and the late Henry Brantley.

The bride-elect is also the daughter of the late Dean Edenfield and granddaughter of Madge Slater of Stillmore and the late Willie … Read More

Tigers win over East Laurens 16-6 BY TYLER EDENFIELD Tuesday, April 12

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

SHS welcomed the Falcons of East Laurens. The Tigers played East Laurens at their field on March 18 and won 7-3. The home field advantage definitely helped the Tigers this time. The bottom of the fifth inning, Mitchell Hudson went to bat with the bases loaded when the score was 12-6 in favor of SHS and hit a grand slam walk-off home run to win the contest for the Tigers. … Read More

First Baptist Church holds community appreciation day

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro First Baptist Church members held a Community Appreciation Day Sunday, April 10. Community leaders were honored including county commissioners, Mayor Ricky Stevens, Swainsboro city council members, County Administrator Ezra Price, Fire Chief Mike Storbridge, Police Chief Johnny Shuman, Sheriff Tyson Stephens, City Administrator Al Lawson, Superintendent of Schools Butch Frye, Dr. John Black, president of East Georgia College, Dr. Glenn Deibert, president of Swains-boro Technical College and Judge Kathy … Read More

Miss Johnson, Mr. Johnson honored

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

The lovely country home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Atkinson was the setting for a handyman/patio/garden shower Saturday, April 2, honoring future bridal couple Anna Johnson and Wade Johnson. Hosting the party were Mr. and Mrs. Atkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Alan Best, Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Don Flanders, Mr. and Mrs. Billy Holder and Mr. and Mrs. Mike Youmans.

The bride-elect wore white linen pants with … Read More

You can be sure Rev. Steve Sirmons

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Sam and Robert were having a conversation one day when Robert said, “Sam are you saved?” “Well,” replied Sam, “I hope so.” Robert said, “Sam you do not know for sure if you are saved?” Sam said, “Robert is there anyone who knows for sure that they are saved?” “Yes Sam I know for sure that I am saved,” replied Robert. “Tell me then,” says Sam, “just how do you … Read More


Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Shannon and Renee Bush of Swainsboro announce the birth of their son, Shann Troy Bush, April 5 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center Women’s Pavilion in States-boro. Maternal grandparents are Bobby and Kathy Beecher of Oak Park and Elzie Akridge of Swainsboro. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Sharon Bush of Swainsboro. Great-grandparents are Paul and Hazel Bush of Swainsboro and Madge Slater of Stillmore. Shann has a brother, Shaun Blake … Read More

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