Christmas Story Hour

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Christmas Story Hour at Franklin Memorial Library will be Friday, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m., Monday, Dec. 13 at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 14, 16 and 17 at 10 a.m., and Wednesday, Dec. 15 at 9:15 a.m. Please call 237-7791 for reservations.


City council passes 2005 occupational taxes

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

By JACQUIE BRASHER

By JACQUIE BRASHER

At its meeting Monday night, Swainsboro city council voted to overhaul its occupational taxes for 2005 with a 50 percent increase. This particular tax has not been changed since 1982. Changes include increasing the $100 minimum fee to $150 a year. Fee changes for the alcoholic beverage licenses will be as follows: Beer and wine package retail only, from $300 to $450; beer and … Read More




Delta Kappa Gamma honors retirees

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International honored its members who had retired at the end of the 2003-04 school year. In keeping with tradition, retirees were given a sterling silver snowflake. The snowflake is a symbol of the uniqueness of each educator. Just as each snowflake is different so are the contributions which these key women educators have made in the lives of the hundreds of students they … Read More



SES Beta Club places in competition

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Members of the Swainsboro Elementary School Jr. Beta Club recently attended the state convention in Macon and the club placed in five events. Brianna Kirkland, Allison Moore, Justin Geller, Josh Williams, Jonathan Mulberry, and Marcas Batista represented the main characters. Also receiving awards were Berry Aldrige, fourth place in speech; and Anna Torrance, fifth place in wreath. The club’s banner received second place and the club’s song fest competition received … Read More


DEA holds athletic banquet Nov. 29

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

The 2004 Fall Athletic Banquet for David Emanuel Academy was held Monday, Nov. 29 at the school gymnasium. DEA student-athletes that participated in football, softball, cheerleading and cross country were honored at the event.

Football Awards were as follows: Steve Claxton, Most Valuable Player , Best Defensive Player and All-Region, Frank Wimberly, Best Offensive Player and All-Region, Michael Thigpen, Best Offensive Lineman, Spencer Lanier, Best Special Teams Player, Ace Clark, … Read More


Beta Sigma Phi Chapter established

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Members of the original Beta Sigma Phi Chapter in Emanuel County began a new chapter comprised of young women who live or work in Emanuel County. Betsy Johnson, member of the original chapter, spearheaded the effort to begin the new club.

While the two chapters are separate entities, they will work together on several service projects and other events during the year.

Officers for the new chapter are Catherine Smith … Read More


SHS FBLA attends fall leadership conference

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Eighteen SHS Future Business Leaders of America members attended the Georgia FBLA Fall Leadership Conference held on Nov. 18-20 in Athens. Members competed, participated in leadership training, and attended a college fair and fashion show while at the conference.

Jodi Pritchard, Georgia FBLA Secretary and Kyle Cannady, State Parliamentarian, presided over general sessions and several leadership training activities for middle school and high school FBLA members.

While at the conference, … Read More


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