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Miss Johnson honored at miscellaneous shower

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

Heather Johnson, brideelect of Chris Griner, was honored at a miscellaneous shower May 5 at Swainsboro Primary School where Miss Johnson is a first grade teacher. Hosting the afternoon event were Mrs. Lynn Pasquale, Mrs. Kellye Thurman, Mrs. Cheri McLeod, Mrs. Kaytrene Bright, Mrs.

Chawney Stewart, Ms.

Cindy Murry, Mrs. Vikki Womack, Mrs. Jana Lee, Mrs. Gina Brown and Mrs.

Teresa Mason.

The honoree wore a sleeveless pink and black … Read More

Greater St. James celebrates anniversary

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

Greater St. James Baptist Church of Swainsboro will celebrate its 112th church anniversary Sunday, June 19 beginning with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Dinner will be served following service. Rev. Bennie Brinson is pastor.

Mt. Shady

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

Mt. Shady Missionary Baptist Church on Hwy. 297 will have Vacation Bible School June 20-24 at 6:30 p.m.

Rev. B.L. Horne is pastor. Call 912-578-3555 for information.

Times Not Forgotten Hand washing and dolphin watching

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

Christine ColemanWhen you were younger, did you ever go hand-fishing with your parents? I did. When I was growing up in the 1930s, my family used to go to nearby creeks and streams in order to hand-fish. This practice was done when dry seasons came and the streams were low. My parents would load up the wagon with all family members eager to get to the task. We’d carry … Read More

McLeod Covenant in revival

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

McLeod Covenant Baptist Church will be in revival June 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. Rev. Eddie D. Smith, pastor is Parker Spring Baptist Church in Wilkerson County and Greater New Hope in Washington County will be in charge of service.

Summer GHSGT, prep classes slated

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am

All Georgia High School Graduation test prep classes and tests will be provided at Swainsboro High School this summer. Any Emanuel County students needing to participate in the prep classes or take the GHSGT retest should follow the schedule below.

Prep Classes will be held each weekday beginning Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 15. Social Studies and Math sessions will be held from 9 a.m. until noon each day. … Read More

Letters To The Editor

Posted by | June 15, 2005 12:00 am


The recent spate (Bill Shipp, Athens Banner-Herald, June 1, 2005; Atlanta JournalConstitution, June 5, 2005; Editorial, “A Sad State of Affairs,” Atlanta Journal-Constitution, June 7, 2005) of negative articles, columns, and op-ed pieces in the newspapers relating to the Department of Technical and Adult Education (DTAE) and the University System of Georgia (USG) may very well have the effect of undermining the confidence of Georgians in their publically-supported … Read More

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