Charlie “Frankie” Daniels, 62

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

STILLMORE—Funeral for Charlie Franklin “Frankie” Daniels, 62, was held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2005 at Morgan Family Funeral Home with Rev. George Archer officiating. Burial was in Cool Springs Cemetery. He died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005.

Mr. Daniels was an Emanuel County native and had lived all of his life in Stillmore, retiring from Twin City Manufacturing after 27 years. He was a member of Cool Springs Baptist … Read More


Berlie Ellis Henry, 79

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Berlie Ellis Henry, 79, of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2005 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Peebles Curry Durden Mortuary with son-in-law, Rev Mike Trimble and Rev. Luther Burns officiating. Burial will be in Eastbrook Cemetery. He died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005 in Michigan after an extended illness.

Mr. Henry was a 1944 graduate of Swainsboro High School. His parents died week before his … Read More


Outlook luncheon held at EGC

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

On Jan. 11, over 100 participants, representing numerous counties in the region, gathered at East Georgia College to hear the state, and national and regional economic forecasts for 2005. In 1999, Emanuel County’s Joint Development Authorities requested that they be allowed to host the first Rural Georgia Economic Outlook Luncheon. Historically, the Outlook Luncheons were always held in the metropolitan areas. The first year’s event was such a success that … Read More


Savvy Senior: Men’s Health

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

Dear Savvy Senior,

Can you help me talk some sense into my stubborn husband? He’s 64 years old and refuses to go to the doctor. He hardly ever gets sick but last winter he got the flu for almost two weeks, and kept saying he was fine and didn’t need any help. Now he’s having a personal health problem and he’s embarrassed and won’t talk to me about it. What … Read More



Letters To The Editor

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

DEAR EDITOR:

The city of Swainsboro has a rich history. My family and I moved here in the summer of 1961.

Little by little, we’ve seen so much growth and change. Building have been torn down and new structures have gone up. The Super Wal-Mart has replaced many of the so-called Mom and Pop stores.

But downtown Swainsboro still retains much of its former charm. The store fronts look as … Read More


Of Sonny & Glenn & Big Brother

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

Bill

Despite overblown generalities and time-filling platitudes, Gov. Sonny Perdue made one item abundantly clear in his State of the State speech last week: This is indeed a new day in Georgia government.

Gone is the high-flown rhetoric of exponentially improving public schools, of reducing class size and measuring teacher competence.

Gone are promises of vastly improved transportation systems; of new initiatives to protect the environment, repair the health-care system, … Read More


We love a parade!

Posted by | January 19, 2005 12:00 am

Photos by Jacquie Brasher

In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Swainsboro held its annual Martin Luther King Day Parade on Monday, Jan. 17. Our very own Swainsboro High School band was among the local bands marching. Also participating were young children from Kiddie Kampus.

  • We love a parade!
  • We love a parade!


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