Martha Lee Flanders, 80

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Martha Lee Flanders, 80, was held Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004 at 3 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Burial was in Sardis Cemetery. She died Thursday, Dec. 16, 2004 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Flanders was born in Johnson County and had lived in Cambridge, Mass. for many years. She lived in Swainsboro for the past 25 years. She worked in … Read More

Police Report: Miscellaneous reports made

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

Swainsboro police officers reported various incidents during the week. Cases logged are:

Dec. 13

A woman at Bama Club reported a man, whom she identified, threw a beer bottle at her.

A woman who parked her car at Emanuel Medical Center reported someone hit her vehicle.

A woman at Swainsboro High School reported she lost her cell phone.

A woman who parked her car at Harvey’s Supermarket reported her decal … Read More

Golden Deeds winners Burglars arrested

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

Three people have been arrested in connection to a rash of burglaries in Emanuel County. The burglaries, which occurred Dec. 15, were on Old Wadley Road, RJ Holder Road and Foskey Road, said Sheriff Tyson Stephens.

Arrested were:

•James Dennis Shepherd, 38, of Adrian was charged with one count of theft by receiving stolen property and three counts of burglary.

•Mozell Morris, 70, of Swainsboro was charged with theft by … Read More

Additional flu vaccine available at ECHD

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

East Central Health District has received additional influenza vaccine from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and has been able to respond to requests from private physicians and health departments within District VI to vaccinate those in high-risk groups.

High risk groups:

• All children ages 6-23 months.

• Adults aged 65 and older.

• Persons aged 2-64 with underlying chronic medical conditions.

• All women who will be … Read More

Busy week reported

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

Emanuel County Sheriff’s deputies reported numerous reports this week. Cases logged are:

Dec. 10

A Longbay Dr., Twin City, man reported an unknown male was wandering around on his property.

A man at Ed’s Truck Stop reported someone spun their vehicle’s wheels on the gravel causing rocks to hit his truck.

A man driving on Racket Town Rd. reported hitting a deer.

Billy Woods Howard, 57, 43 St. Galilee Rd., … Read More

Grant Hammack named 2004 Special Olympics coach of year

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

Swainsboro native Grant Hammack was recently selected winner of the 2004 Special Olympics North America-National High School Athletic Coaches Association Coach of the Year Award. The award is given annually to an active United States high school coach who is also an active Special Olympics coach for individuals with intellectual disabilities.

Hammack has worked for the Colquitt County Program for Exceptional Children for 22 years. His coaching accomplishments include silver-medal … Read More

Let me count the ways

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

Jacquie Brasher

After years of writing a column, some of my friends have suggested various ways to do it differently, just for fun. (Of course, out of decency and fear of the FCC, I can’t write about some of the more, shall we say,


suggestions.) But I have mulled over a few ideas over the years.

One suggestion that was made to me a while back was to write … Read More

Sallie Kate Wilson Ware, 88

Posted by | December 22, 2004 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Sallie Kate Wilson Ware, 88, will be held Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2004 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary with Rev. Allen Meeks officiating. Burial will be in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2004, at the Retirement Inn in Swainsboro after an extended illness.

Mrs. Ware was a native of Emanuel County and a homemaker. She was a member of Calvary United Methodist … Read More

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