Needed: Restraints not secrecy

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Bill Shipp

The real story of a just-tabled economic development bill sends a clear signal about the leaders of New Georgia.

Lawmakers and lobbyists designed House Bill 218 as more than an official secrets act. It was meant to be a blank check for devil-may-care industrial recruiters.

Georgia legislators and the Perdue administration failed to tell Georgians the whole truth about this legislative measure and others aimed at keeping hidden … Read More


Fire hydrants

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Over the next few months, Swainsboro Fire Department will be flushing, testing and painting fire hydrants within the city of Swainsboro. “This is part of our new standard operational procedures,” said Fire Chief Mike Strobridge. “We apologize for any inconvenience that may occur during our test period.”




Williams Chapel

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Williams Chapel Baptist Church in Kite will have a sing Saturday, Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. Featured will be Believers in Christ. Refreshments will be served.


Jail Activity

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Dept. (TCPD); … Read More


Whipple sentenced in Superior Court

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Randy Jerome Whipple was sentenced in Emanuel County Superior Court Friday, Feb. 18 by Judge Kathy S. Palmer, Middle Judicial Circuit.

Whipple negotiated a plea of guilty on one count of possession of cocaine. He was sentenced to five years in the state penal system to serve concurrently with all other sentences presently serving.



TC Lions Club to hold pancake supper

Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

Twin City Lions Club members will hold a pancake supper Thursday, March 3 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Twin City Lions Club building. Adult plates are $4 each; plates for children under 8 are $2 each. Proceeds from the supper will help support community projects. Tickets may be purchased at the door or from club members.

  • TC Lions Club to hold pancake supper

  • Holy Zion to present Black History program

    Posted by | February 23, 2005 12:00 am

    Holy Zion Holiness Church in Twin City will host a Black History program Saturday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Minister Dwanna Hughes. Pastor is M. Owens. Guest churches will be Holy Zion of Metter, Union Chapel of Garfield, Cooper Baptist and Rountree Chapel.


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