Miss Mills, Mr. Sanders entertained at shower

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Ashlei Mills and Bruce Sanders, future bridal couple, were entertained at a handyman shower at the lovely country home of Franklin Sasser on Friday, Nov. 19. Hosting the party were Mr. Sasser, Russell and Leslie Johnson, W.C. and Dianna Grimes and Jim and Tracey Mercer.

The honored couple were casually attired for the event in blue jeans.

A delicious meal of soup, salad, sandwiches and dessert was enjoyed.

Special guests … Read More

SFD hosts safety meeting at EGC

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

Swainsboro Fire Department personnel will host he Georgia Public Fire Safety Educators Association meeting Thursday, Dec. 9 in the Student Center at East Georgia College at 9 a.m. Fire safety educators throughout the state will be in attendance.

Assistant Fire Chief Pepper Fields said discussion will focus on the upcoming fire safety blitz slated for November 2005 in Swainsboro.

Mrs. Lucille Byrd, 70

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

SWAINSBORO – – Funeral for Mrs. Lucille Byrd, 70, was held Sunday, Dec. 5 at 3 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church with Pastor Charles Wiggins officiating and Pastor Henry L. Frison assisting. Burial was in Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died on Dec. 1, 2004 after a brief illness.

Mrs. Byrd was born in Emanuel County on July 5, 1934, and was raised by her grandparents, Woody and Estelle Byrd. She … Read More

Curtis Smith: On the brink of stardom

Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am



Hold on to your hats, music world, because here comes singer/songwriter/guitarist Curtis Smith! This 23-year-old graduate of Swainsboro High School and East Georgia College is about to hit the proverbial “big time” in the music industry. And, as most will attest, it couldn’t happen to a nicer guy.

Smith was recently voted “best singer and songwriter” by readers of

Eleventh Hour

magazine, a regional … Read More


Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

  • City council passes 2005 occupational taxes
  • Emanuel County Active Duty
  • Winners!

  • Eagles defeat Nat Greene

    Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am



    Michael Thigpen led a trio of Eagle double figure scorers with 14 points as David Emanuel Academy slipped by Nathanael Greene Academy 57-52 in Siloam Saturday Night. Adam Callaway netted 12 points and Matt Mathis finished with 10 as DEA improved to 2-1 for the 2004-05 basketball season.

    The Eagles found themselves trailing by ten points at 18-8 in the second quarter before rallying … Read More

    End Time Ministry hosts revival

    Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

    End Time Ministry will host a revival at God’s Holy Tabernacle Dec. 8-11. Jacob Bell is pastor. Schedule of guest speakers is as follows:

    Wednesday: Pastor Jennie Rollins.

    Thursday: Pastor Alice Davis.

    Friday: Evangelist Patricia Robbins.

    Saturday: Pastor Amos Handsom.

    Ms. Key, Mr. Odom to wed Dec. 11

    Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

    Jerry Dolores Key and Garnett Coleman Odom announce their engagement. The future groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Garnett C. Odom of Summertown.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Eula Kent Brown and Tom Brown. She is a graduate of Swainsboro High School.

    The groom-elect is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. John David Bailey of Summertown and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Odom of Hiltonia. He is a … Read More

    Miss Roberts is honored at miscellaneous shower

    Posted by | December 8, 2004 12:00 am

    Buffy Roberts, bride-elect of Marc Snellgrove, was honored at a miscellaneous shower on Sunday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. at Nunez Baptist Church. Serving as hostesses for the occasion were ladies of the church.

    The honoree was attired in a gray dress with black trim. She was presented a corsage of carnations.

    The refreshment table, covered with a white tablecloth, was centered with a fresh cut floral arrangement.

    A variety … Read More

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