House passes legislation addressing medical liability

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By State Rep. Butch Parrish

By State Rep. Butch Parrish

A number of proposals I co-sponsored as a member of the special House Committee on Civil Justice Reform were incorporated into comprehensive legislation the House of Representatives approved Thursday, addressing our state’s medical malpractice insurance problem.

Senate Bill 3 is intended to provide reforms to our civil justice system that will be a first step toward stemming the skyrocketing rate … Read More

Eagles bow out in first round

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am



A disappointing basketball season came to an equally disappointing end for the David Emanuel Academy boys team as they were eliminated in the first round of the GISA region 2-A tournament 55-40 by Providence Christian at East Georgia College. In the pre-season DEA was predicted to contend for a region title and almost certainly expected earn a state tournament berth. Instead the Eagles finished … Read More

Henry Madison “Bud” Moxley, 80

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

ADRIAN—Funeral for Henry Madison “Bud” Moxley was held Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2005 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Rev. Allen Meeks and Rev. Charles Parrish officiating. Burial was in Moxley Cemetery. He died Monday, Feb. 7, 2005 at his residence.

Mr. Moxley was a native of Emanuel County and was a farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Moxley of Adrian; two sons, Dewey Moxley of … Read More

Results indicate Lynch impaired

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

According to a press release by Detective Bill Buttersworth of Thunderbolt Police Department, the toxicology results from the body of Cindy Lynch indicated she was impaired when she fell into the water. Results of the test showed that Lynch’s blood alcohol level was .30, over three times the legal limit.

“This result shows that, very likely, Cindy was physically impaired at the time of her death,” said Detective Buttersworth. “The … Read More

Two cited for DUI

Posted by | February 16, 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:

Bobby Joe N. Dawson, 25, 335 E. Pine St. Apt.. 19, Swainsboro, Feb. 12, 4:14 a.m.

Ronnie Lee Watson, 46, 316B MLK Blvd., Swainsboro, Feb. 10, 8:09 a.m.

Swainsboro Police Department:


Oath of office

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Submitted photo

Darryl Gray, right, was recently sworn in as 2005 Emanuel County Tax Assessor by Probate Judge Don Wilkes.

  • Oath of office

  • Landry Peyton Steptoe

    Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

    SOPERTON—Graveside service for Landry Peyton Steptoe of Soperton was held Monday, Feb. 14, 2005 at 2 p.m. at Westview Cemetery in Soperton with Rev. Lamar Kersey and Rev. June Scott officiating. He died Friday, Feb. 11, 2005 at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin.

    He was the infant son of Tracy and Amy Robertson Steptoe of Soperton and was the grandson of the late Donald Robertson.

    Survivors include maternal grandmother, June … Read More

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