Times Not Forgotten: Packing and unpacking ChristineColeman

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Today,its a chore to pack for a trip–anywhere. It matters not if you’re going to be gone overnight or if you’re going to spend a week or more away from home. Certain things have to be packed -regardless.

When I was growing up in the 1930s, the only time we spent away from home was when we went to visit my oldest sister. She was married, had several children and … Read More


Rev. and Mrs. Reese to be honored

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Rev. and Mrs. Charlie Reese Jr. of Swainsboro will be honored at a fellowship banquet Saturday, March 12 at 6 p.m. The event will be sponsored by Bible Missionary Baptist Church in Millen and will be held at Jenkins County Senior Citizen Center on College Avenue.

Guest minister is Rev. Lee Coleman of Mt. Vernon. Others on the program are Rochelle Johnson, Myrtis Reese, Johnny Lee Branch, Sisters-N-Praise, Bible Missionary … Read More


Tigers finish week 3-1

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

By TYLER EDENFIELDTuesday, March 1

BY TYLER EDENFIELDTuesday, March 1

The big cats were scheduled to play on Feb. 28, but because of bad weather the game was rescheduled. The black and gold felines played host to Richmond Hill for the first game of the season. Senior Bud Long was the star of the evening, not only was he the winning pitcher, but he also went deep with a two-run … Read More


Celebrating good times!

Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

Photo by Jacquie Brasher

Rocking to Kool and the Gang’s tune “Celebrate,” numerous students from Emanuel County participated in the 35th annual Special Olympics games held at Tiger Field at Swainsboro High School on Friday, March 4. These students from Swainsboro Elementary School were among the many enthusiastic children and adults who participated in the event.

  • Celebrating good times!

  • Sunshine Week

    Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

    Opening a dialogue about the public’s right of access to government information is the focus of Sunshine Sunday and

    Sunshine Week: Your Right to Know

    , which kicks off Sunday, March 13 and continues through the following week.

    Sunshine Sunday began in Florida in 2002. Led by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors, the event generated editorials, op-eds, editorial cartoons and news stories about the importance of open government. FSNE … Read More


    Audrey K. Oglesby, 78

    Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

    GARFIELD—Funeral for Audrey Louise Kay Oglesby, 78, was held Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Garfield Baptist Church. Burial was in Hebron Cemetery. She died Tuesday, March 1, 2005.

    Mrs. Oglesby was a native of Emanuel County and retired from Atkinson Pecan Products. She was a member of Garfield Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Willie L. Oglesby.

    Survivors include her daughter, Sandra O. … Read More


    Henry wins wrestling tournament

    Posted by | March 9, 2005 12:00 am

    Jarett Henry is the 2005 Georgia Kids State 60 pounds and under Pee Wee Wrestling Champion. He was also named most outstanding Pee Wee Wrestler at the State Wrestling Tournament held Feb. 26 in Atlanta. He competed against 12 wrestlers in his division or weight to obtain the championship title. He has wrestled 28 matches this season and won 27 of these with 21 pins. Jarett wrestles for Southwest Laurens … Read More




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