Looking back

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

5 Years Ago

Amanda Marie Garrett, senior finance major and honor student at University of Georgia, was recently inducted into the golden Key National Honor Society.

John Allen Bailey, adviser of the agriculture program at Emanuel County Institute, has been selected as a national finalist in “Outstanding Agriculture Education Program” sponsored by national Association of Agriculture Education.

Emanuel County is among 111 Georgia counties approved for eligibility to allow livestock … Read More

New Arrivals

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Wade and Amanda Williams of Swainsboro announce the birth of their son, Jakob Harrison Williams, Oct. 22 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin. Maternal grandparents are Tommy and Sharon Cowart of Twin City. Paternal grandparents are Bob and Kathleen Williams of Swainsboro. Great-grandmother is Etta C. Hall of Twin City. Jake was welcomed home by his sister, Kiely Williams, and brother, Zac Williams.

Cheyenne and James Crews of Swainsboro announce … Read More

Food Source menu announced for December

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Food Source, a nonprofit Christian-based food co-op, has released its tentative menu for December. Pickup date is Saturday, Dec. 18. There is no income requirement to participate and customers may pay in cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard, debit cards, EBT and money orders. Deadline to order is Dec. 10.

Food items for December are Lee smoked picnic ham, 5 pounds chicken leg quarters, Chef Boyardee beefy chili dinner, Lee & Davis … Read More

Lula Mae Townsend, 87

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

KITE—Graveside service for Lula Mae Townsend, 87, was held Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy Sumner officiating. She died Monday, Nov. 29, 2004 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin.

Mrs. Townsend was born on April 5, 1917 and had been a lifelong resident of Kite. She was retired from Creston Clothing Manufacturing Company and was a Baptist by faith. She was … Read More

Miss Boatright and Maj. Fulford are united in marriage

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Amy Vicki Boatright of Statesboro and Maj. Robert Carlton Fulford of Edgewater, Md., were united in marriage Sept. 4 at 4 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Statesboro. Dr. H. William Perry officiated at the ceremony.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Dorsey Boatright Jr. and granddaughter of Mrs. Tom W. Oglesby of Swainsboro and the late Tom W. Oglesby and Harold Boatright of Millen and … Read More

Swainsboro Raceway results

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

These are the results of the Swainsboro Raceway 4th annual Turkey 100:

Mini Stock

1. Josh Carter; 2. Tommy Sause; 3. Dennis Carter; 4. Keith Radford; 5. Dale Miles.

Pure Stock

1. Jason Floyd; 2. Chris Martin; 3. Joe Cartwright; 4. Tommy Hadden; 5. Ronnie Brown.

Super Street

1. Chris Beasley; 2. Jamie Donaldson; 3. Chris Caststeel; 4. Timmy Thompson; 5. Benjie Donaldson.


1. Brandon Overton; 2. Travis Wilkerson; … Read More

Road signs fall prey to pranksters

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

According to Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens, in the past 30 days, at least 41 green and white 911 road signs have been stolen and removed in Emanuel County. “These road-marking signs are vital for emergency response to residences,” said Sheriff Stephens. “In a life or death emergency, these road signs mark the route for law enforcement, ambulance and fire services to find the correct road. When these signs … Read More

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