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Magellan String Quartet

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

The Magellan String Quartet will be back in Twin City at Twin City United Methodist Church Sunday, May 15 at 3 p.m. to perform its annual free spring concert. Also featured will be Emanuel County Institute’s James McBride on trumpet. Showcased will be new music and early Haydn quartets.


Pre-K visits BB&T

Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

Students in Cindy Riner and Ida Snell’s Pre-K classroom visiting BB&T bank during their recent collections for Relay for Life are Cindy Riner, Diane Edenfield, Patricia Kea, Dustin Rogers, Cameron Kea and Gavin Edenfield.

  • Pre-K visits BB&T

  • 60th Annual Pine Tree Festival in full swing

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    The Pine Tree Festival kicks off tonight with the Toddler Mr. and Miss pageants at Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium at 7 p.m. for ages 3-Pre-K. The Reverse Beauty Pageant is scheduled Thursday at 7 p.m. at Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium. Friday at 3 p.m. at the Boneyard, arts and crafts vendors will be open and the Battle of the Bands will begin. The Knotty Pine 5-K Run will begin Saturday morning at … Read More


    Viola Mae Ramsell, 74

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    SWAINSBORO—Memorial service for Viola Mae Ramsell, 74, will be held in Chemung, Ill., at a later date. She died Thursday, April 28, 2005 at Emanuel Medical Center.

    Mrs. Ramsell was born in Beloit, Wis. and had lived here for 20 years. She had retired with Emanuel County Board of Education as a cafeteria specialist. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Moose Club Auxiliary. She has served as … Read More



    Times Not Forgotten

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    Surely, I’m not the only person on earth who makes mistakes or forgets something or even leaves something undone. This past week, I felt all alone in this category. Back to that later.

    When I was working at my last job (for 27 years,) my employer taught all his employees the dos and don’ts of how to be efficient. The most important thing he taught me at the beginning of … Read More



    Miss Blocker and Mr. Thompson are united in marriage

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    Michelle Blocker and Daniel Thompson were united in marriage March 26 in a garden wedding at the home of the groom’s parents. John Sullivan officiated at the 6:30 p.m. double ring ceremony.

    The bride’s parents are Mike Blocker of Wadley and Ben and Scarlett Odom of Swainsboro. The groom is the son of Dale and Janel Thompson of Sylvania.

    Special guest attending the ceremony was Mar-gene Thompson, grandparent of the … Read More


    Beth Spencer named ‘Lady of the Year’

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    Beth Spencer, director of Public Relations and Volunteers at Emanuel Medical Center has been named “Lady of the Year” by Beta Sigma Phi. The club sends out nomination forms to all civic clubs in the county then selects a winner from submitted nominees.

    Emanuel Medical Center Administrator Bob Via nominated Spencer stating that the “Lady of the Year” should be a person that exemplifies the title. Via wrote that Spencer … Read More


    Brantley retires from EGC

    Posted by | May 4, 2005 12:00 am

    Margaret Brantley, senior secretary of payroll in the East Georgia College Business Office, has recently retired after 30 years of service at the college. She began at Emanuel County Junior College (now East Georgia College) in January 1975 as part-time switchboard operator.

    A luncheon in honor of Brantley and her family was given in the Richard L. Brown Room of the EGC Student Center and attended by EGC faculty, staff … Read More


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