Peebles, Love crowned king, queen

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Edmond Peebles and Annie Love were crowned King and Queen of Emanuel Medical Center Nursing Home. They were selected by judges during the annual Valentine Ball.

More than 75 friends and family members of the residents attended the ball and reception. Bob Neil presided as master of ceremony and Dr. Tim Palmer, Evangelist Lorene Jones, Lige Moore and Cindy Cochran provided the entertainment.

Judges were Yolanda Moore, Phyllis Strobridge and … Read More


Tigers almost reach state play-offs

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By TYLER EDENFIELD

By TYLER EDENFIELD

Tuesday, Feb. 8

SHS traveled to play at Toombs County Middle School for the opening rounds of the Region 3-AA play-offs. The big cats matched up against the Gamecocks of Screven County for their first game. The felines were victorious, SHS-60, SCHS-49. Detronne Douglas was the top scorer for the Tigers with 19 points off the bench. Also, Tiger sophomores Jamail Turner scored 13 … Read More


Dudley presents painting to Durden Bank

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

To express her appreciation to the community that has inspired and supported her, Twin City artist Eileen Dudley presented the first print of her limited edition, “The Ogeechee River at Coleman Lake,” to G.W. Johnson, president and CEO of Durden Banking Company in Twin City.

An essay by Christian Kraus inspired the original painting from which the print was made, and a portion of each print sale goes to support … Read More


Greater St. James

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Greater St. James Missionary Baptist will host a Women’s Day Celebration Sunday, Feb. 20 at 2:30 p.m. Guest evangelist will be Victoria Wynn, pastor and founder of New Life Ministry of Dublin. Rev. Bennie Brinson is pastor.


Letters To The Editor

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

DEAR EDITOR:

I read with interest the article “Engineering firm to study Swainsboro bypass.” The District Traffic Engineer cites ignorance of driving on a divided four lane as a contributing factor in many accidents. I agree with him, but would also like to point out that none of the intersections are lighted and it is hard to see the painted indicators (I think reflectors would help) and not all have … Read More



Using ‘time out’

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By MARY WHITEEmanuel County Extension Service

By MARY WHITEEmanuel County Extension Service

Time out can be an effective method to guide children’s behavior and teach them how to cooperate. It’s done by placing a child in a dull area of the home, apart from all activity for a period of time. Time out is used immediately following the unwanted behavior, every time it occurs. Following the completion of time, you … Read More


Making the call

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

Rev. Cail Pressey

Along with some other people in our church family, I have recently had the opportunity to referee some basketball games. I grew up in and around sports, but never really had the opportunity to referee or umpire in any kind of organized league. When this opportunity came along, I jumped at it. This experience has created in me an appreciation for those who always strive to “make … Read More


SHS Lady Tigers miss state play-offs

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

By TYLER EDENFIELD

By TYLER EDENFIELD

Monday, Feb. 7

Swainsboro high’s girls basketball squad traveled to Toombs County Middle School to compete in the first two rounds of the Region 3-AA play-offs. The felines played the Lady Yellow Jackets from Southeast Bulloch for their first game. Tiger center Nikki Moses played flawlessly scoring a total of 30 points which helped SHS defeat Southeast Bulloch, 61-41. Other Tigers scoring high were … Read More


President’s Day

Posted by | February 16, 2005 12:00 am

The original version of the holiday was in commemoration of George Washington’s birthday in 1796 (the last full year of his presidency). Washington, according to the calendar that has been used since at least the mid-18th century, was born on February 22, 1732. According to the old style calendar in use back then, however, he was born on February 11. In 1796, many Americans celebrated his birthday on the 22nd … Read More


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