Ben Troupe visits

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

Local celebrity and Tennessee Titan Ben Troupe paid a surprise visit to children and youth of Calvary United Methodist Church Sunday, March 20. Troupe spoke to the group about setting high personal standards and standing firm against peer pressure. He answered questions about his football career and talked about the importance of making good choices. Troupe concluded his visit by signing autographs and was presented a Calvary Youth T-shirt by … Read More


Invitation campaign set to begin for East Georgia Go Tell Crusade

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

Teams of volunteers will be out Saturday morning, April 2, to offer special invitations to local residents to attend the East Georgia Go Tell Crusade, April 17-20. Volunteers will meet at 9 a.m. on the Boneyard in downtown Swainsboro to receive invitation cards to begin knocking on doors inviting residents to attend the crusade. The invitation handout will continue on Saturday, April 9 and Saturday, April 16.

“The goal of … Read More


More improvements at airport

Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

Airport Manager Roff Sasser (left) and flight instructor Chris Jenkins stand in front of a Cessna 172 recently added to the fleet at Swainsboro-Emanuel County Airport. The airplane is avail

able for student training and pilot rentals. The airport has not had a rental airplane available for many years. For information, contact the airport at 237-5882.

  • More improvements at airport


  • Wrestling recognition

    Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

    Superintendent Butch Frye (from left), Michael Singletary, Chris Moore and Board of Education member Nick Kraus participate in the recognition program during the March BOE meeting. Single-tary and Moore were honored for qualifying in state wrestling competiton. Also

    recognized, but not present, were Logan

    Brantley and Zac Frye.

  • Wrestling recognition


  • Two cited for DUI

    Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

    The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County and Swainsboro Police Department this week.

    Those cited for DUI are as follows: Georgia State Patrol: Barney Marsh Jr., 44, 1903 Hwy. 1 S., Swainsboro, March 26, 11:50 p.m.

    Crystal R. Heitz, 28, 33 Wesley School Loop, Swains-boro, March 17, 2 p.m.

    Swainsboro Police Department:

    Not available at press time.


    Looking back 5 Years Ago

    Posted by | March 30, 2005 12:00 am

    Dr. Leta Truett has received the doctor of philosophy degree at Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Her doctoral dissertation is entitled “Development of a Tool for Patients to Describe the Phenomenon of Suffering.”

    Jennifer Price of Swains-boro graduated from University of Georgia during commencement exercises recently. Jennifer received a bachelor of arts degree with a major in psychology. She was also named to the dean’s list for fall 1999.

    Four … Read More


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