Lanier wins state championship

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am



Every youngster that participates in sports has a dream of winning a state championship. Unfortunately, most never realize this dream. But you can now add David Emanuel Academy senior Chris Lanier to the list of those elite few that have seen their dream of winning a state championship become reality. Lanier won the Georgia Independent School state wrestling championship in the 147 pound division … Read More

SHS wrestlers qualify

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro High School Wrestling team had four students qualify for state, with two alternates. They are:

Michael Singletary—4th at 112

Logan Brantley—2nd at125

Samuel Derr—5th at130

Zac Frye—4th at 152

Chris Moore—4th at 160

Cornelius Brown—5th at 215

The team competed in the State AA tournament recently and had a good showing. Michael Singletary won two matches and Logan Brantley won one.

Important dates and reminders:

All wrestlers need to … Read More

Eubanks sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

David Wade Eubanks was sentenced in Emanuel County Superior Court Friday, Feb. 11 by Chief Judge Walter C. McMillan, Middle Judicial Circuit.

Eubanks negotiated a plea of guilty on one count of burglary. He was sentenced to five years in the state penal system to be served concurrently to any other sentenced presently serving.

Sheriff’s Report: Numerous reports made

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported several different reports during the last two weeks. Cases are:

Feb. 3

Deputies reported a fleeing vehicle. Occupants were arrested and vehicle impounded.

A Parrish Pond Rd., Twin City, woman reported a man, whom she identified, slapped her and held her by the throat.

An Ed Youmans Rd. man reported his wife attempted to open the door to their trailer but that someone was holding … Read More

SECRD schedule

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Feb. 19

GRPA First District Mite and Midget Boys Tournaments Begin

SECRD Mite Boys Allstars vs. Thomson/McDuffie Allstars in Springfield – 12:30 p.m.

SECRD Midget Boys Allstars vs. Effingham #2 Allstars in Waynesboro – 2 p.m.

Feb. 21 – March 4

Spring Sports Registration – 9 am until 5 pm – Rec. Dept.

(T-Ball, Girls Softball, Youth Baseball)

Looking back

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

5 Years Ago

The Emanuel County Board of Education named Linda Hooks special education director for the system to replace Lee Martin who passed away last month. Also, Swainsboro Primary School Principal Erma Jenkins was named elementary curriculum director for the system effective July 1.

Emanuel County Commissioners voted 4-to-1 during a special session to exercise an option for purchase of the lot adjacent to the old federal courthouse building … Read More

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