Earth Day

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

On Thursday, April 21, Georgia Southern University will be celebrating Earth Day. Volunteers are needed to work a table for Canoochee Riverkeeper and distribute literature. Anyone interested in helping out should e-mail Patsy Wilcher at or call the office at 478-289-6523.

Books for sale at library

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

The annual Spring Book Sale at Franklin Memorial Library is set for April 26, 27 and 28. Friends of the Library (FOL) also conduct these sales at various times when the book closet overflows. Money from the sale will enable FOL to continue its financial support of History Break, Vacation Reading Program and the purchase of movies, books and other materials for the library.

“Many books are in excellent condition,” … Read More

Swainsboro PBC in spring revival April 26-28

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

Swainsboro Primitive Baptist Church will be in spring revival April 26-28 at 7:30 p.m. Supper will be served Tuesday in the social hall at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Gary Johnson, pastor of Bethel Church in Swainsboro.

Joiner shares WWII memories

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

World War II veterans’ interviews continued at Franklin Memorial Library with the interview of Cecil Joiner on April 10, 2005. Joiner was born in Canoochee and grew up around Garfield and returned to Emanuel County when he retired from Civil Service at the Charleston Naval Shipyard.

Joiner entered service as a Marine in 1938 and spent two years aboard the ship the USS Boise. This ship was used to carry … Read More

New Arrivals

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

+++ Chad and Rebecca Tapley of Twin City announce the birth of their son, Evan Connor Tapley, March 24 at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta. Maternal grandparents are Glenn and Libby Way of Twin City. Paternal grandparents are Kevin and Diane Levesque of Swainsboro and Lynn and Linda Tapley of Gibson. Evan was welcomed home by his brothers, Logan and Luke Tapley.

+++ Charlie and Tracy Avery-Stewart of Swainsboro announce the … Read More

Three cited for DUI

Posted by | April 20, 2005 12:00 am

The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.

Those cited for DUI are as follows: Georgia State Patrol: David Hernandez, 21, PO Box 262, Stillmore, April 15, 11:59 p.m.

Kenneth L. Lowe Sr., 42, 2885 Randall St., East Point, April 15, 7:19 p.m.

Samuel Anthony Worthington, 28, 521 Margaret Blvd., Swainsboro, April 11,

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