Library staff entertain crowd at Thanksgiving Story Hour

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Franklin Memorial Library staff and volunteers entertained hundreds of Emanuel County children as they presented Thanksgiving Story Hour for five days. With students from Adrian Pre-K were Laughing Lily, Running Bear, Miss Johnson (pilgrim) and White Dove. Each group attending heard several Thanksgiving books read aloud, watched a video about honesty, saw a Tommy Turkey puppet show and danced a Native American Indian dance. Each child got to pick a … Read More

Henry Edgar Wells, 77

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

WARE SHOALS, S.C.—Funeral for Henry Edgar Wells, 77, was held Monday, Nov. 22, 2004 at 2 p.m. at Hodges Church of God with Rev. Charles Caldwell officiating. Burial was in Greenwood Memorial Gardens. He died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2004 at Self Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Wells was a native of Abbeville County and the son of the late Henry Preston and Effie Christine Crawford Wells. He was retired from Riegel … Read More

Carmichael and Womack receive service awards

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Billy C. Carmichael and Ronnie Womack were honored at the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association First District Awards and Installation Banquet held Oct. 25.

Carmichael was presented the 35 year service award and Womack was presented the 30 year service award at the annual banquet held at the Nessmith-Lane Building at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro. Carmichael has served as director of Swainsboro-Emanuel County Parks and Recreation Department since 1969.… Read More


Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Chaplain Judy Davis

Thanksgiving, the fourth Thursday of November, is observed on as a legal holiday in the United States to commemorate the feast held at Plymouth in 1621 by the colonists and the Wampanog people and marked by the giving of thanks to God for harvest and health.

Psalms 26:7 – That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works.

Psalms 50:14 … Read More

SECRD honored

Posted by | November 26, 2004 12:00 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department has been named Parks and Recreation Department of the Month for Special Olympics Georgia. The announcement was made by Robert Yost of Special Olympics of Georgia.

In congratulating the local department, Mr. Yost said that Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department is a vital part of the local Special Olympics program as they provide many of the resources necessary to sustain a quality local program, including facilities, equipment … Read More

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