Rountree Island Baptistto hold annual celebration

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Rountree Island Baptist Church will hold its annual Men and Women Day celebration Sunday, March 6. Rev. R.A. Lawrence is pastor.

Guest churches will be St. Paul A.M.E., Lester Grove BC, Johnson Grove BC, Oak Grove BC, Piney Grove BC, Rountree Island BC and Mt. Gilead BC.

Program participants include Mason Brothers of New Hope lodge #115, Tony Brown, Martha Mitchell, Doris Brown, Deborah Johnson, Gerry Teagle, James Green, Elizabeth … Read More

Ada Grove

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Ada Grove Pentecostal Church will present Holy Sabbath Blast Saturday, March 5 at 12 noon. Guest preacher will be Apostle David L. Dupree of Solid Rock True Holiness Church of Boston Mass. Apostle T.V. Outen is pastor and presiding Prelate of Ada Grove.

Rev. Tommy Lee Dudley, 72

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

MACON—Funeral for Rev. Tommy Lee Dudley, 72, was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 1, 2005 at Wheeler Heights Baptist Church with Rev. Randy Dudley and Rev. Franklin Etheridge officiating. Burial was at Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Soperton at 3:30 p.m. He died Saturday, Feb. 26, 2005.

Rev. Dudley was a member of Wheeler Heights Baptist Church. He pastored many churches in the middle Georgia area including New Salem … Read More

Raceway open house slated March 12

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

Due to incorrect information received last week, the following dates and prize money amounts have been corrected.

On Saturday, March 12, Swainsboro Raceway will have open house with gates opening at 10 a.m., car show from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and practice from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

The first race is scheduled for March 19 with gates opening at 3 p.m., practice at 6 p.m. and racing at … Read More

130th anniversary

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

First Baptist Church of Swainsboro, constituted on Jan. 1, 1875, is celebrating its 130th anniversary with a series of special events. Kickoff of the celebration was held Sunday, Feb. 13. A skit, written by Dr. Jean B. Bridges entitled “In the Beginning,” featured actors Jack McLeod, Cherie McLeod, Judy Wommack and Fred Wommack. The play described the early years of the church, its original building (now Primitive Baptist Church) on … Read More

Alice Riner L. Braswell, 89

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO—Funeral for Alice Riner Lawson Braswell, 89, will be held Thursday, March 3, 2005 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church with Dr. Bob Blankenship and Rev. Randall Johnson officiating. Burial will be at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, Feb. 28, 2005 at the Glendale Nursing Home in Wadley. She died peacefully in her sleep after a long life. The family will receive friends at Peebles-Curry-Durden Mortuary Wednesday evening … Read More

Ruth Paige Rowland, 86

Posted by | March 2, 2005 12:00 am

ADRIAN—Funeral for Ruth Paige Rowland, 86, will be held Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 11 a.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with Rev. Wayne Paige, Rev. Donnie Bush and Jimmy Paige officiating. Burial will be in Lambs Cemetery. She died Sunday, Feb. 27, 2005 at Emanuel Medical Center.

Mrs. Rowland was a native of Emanuel County and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Meeks. She was retired from Swainsboro … Read More

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