Ward sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

Janice Gantt Ward was sentenced Friday, Dec. 10 in Emanuel County Superior Court by Judge Kathy S. Palmer, Middle Judicial Circuit. Ward negotiated a plea of guilty on count 1, crossing the guard lines with drugs; and count 2, possession of marijuana. She received four years probation and must pay a $750 fine in 24 equal monthly installments. Defendant is subject to special drug conditions and restrictions and must perform … Read More

Design Essentials conduct demonstration at Tech

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

McBride Research Laboratory, manufacturer of Design Essentials and Wave By Design hair products, conducted demonstrations and product education classes today for the students in the cosmetology class at Swainsboro Technical College.

In less than five years, the marketplace for Wave By Design and Design Essentials has grown internationally. Canada, England, Bermuda, and the Caribbean Islands are some of the growing distribution points. At the 1996 Olympics held in Atlanta, Design … Read More

Search and rescue

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

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Swainsboro residents Cpl. James Roberson, 1st Sgt. Richard Bedgood and Pfc. Timothy Herrington of the Third Brigade of Georgia State Defense Force Alpha Company recently went to Fort Stewart for weekend training in search and rescue.

Bulldogs embark on a new season

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am



The boys of Emanuel County Institute’s basketball team began their regular season play in East Laurens on Tuesday, Nov. 30. The Bulldogs’ fell short to the Falcons with a final score of 64-48, East Laurens. Stephen Johnson lead ECI with a total of 12 points. ECI’s head basketball coach Isaac Bright’s son, Isaac Bright Jr., finished the contest with seven points. Both Nick Jackson … Read More

Dude, here’s my column

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

Wally Gallian

The origin and changing usage of words has always been of great interest to me.

The word for this week is “Dude,” as in (“Dude, where’s my car?); (“Hey, dude.”); ( “What’s up, dude?”)

Scott Kiesling, a linguist from the University of Pittsburgh, has released a scholarly paper deconstructing and deciphering the word “dude”. Kiesling surmises that the word is much more that a catchall for lazy, inarticulate … Read More

Amy D. Sparks Julien, 27

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

BONAIRE—Funeral for Amy Delee Sparks Julien, 27, was held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 10, 2004 at the Chapel of McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins with burial following in Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Garfield. She died Dec. 6, 2004.

Mrs. Sparks was born June 27, 1977 in Swainsboro to Henry and Patricia Sparks. She attended Harvest Methodist Church and was a Georgia College and State University graduate … Read More

Times Not Forgotten: Christmas lights, oh Christmas lights ChristineColeman

Posted by | December 15, 2004 12:00 am

Have you taken the time to drive around in the early evenings to see this year’s Christmas lights? If not, I urge you to get out and see all of our beautifully decorated homes and businesses. I don’t usually put up a tree,but this year I did. Of course, I started early in order to get it done on time.

We have the opportunity to visit other not-so-far-away places to … Read More

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