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New airport facility open for business

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

Joint Development

Authorities

The Swainsboro/Eman- uel County airport has been a work in process over the past three to four years. The runway has been resurfaced and extended now to 6,240 feet by 100 feet wide. A new taxiway has been added along with new landing lights and a new instrument landing system has been approved and is in the process of being installed over the next year or so.… Read More


Education

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

Americans across the country will celebrate American Education Week during the week of Nov. 14-20. The theme this year is “Celebrating the American Dream.” The week-long observance will recognize the educators and school staff who keep America’s Children safe and healthy, as well as help them achieve.

Americans have celebrated American Education Week every year since 1921, shortly after the NEA Representative Assembly, meeting in Des Moines, called for designating … Read More




County Appraiser Gray to serve on Assessor Board

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

By MICK KERSEY

By MICK KERSEY

In the regular monthly meeting of the Emanuel County Commission Monday night, board members chose Emanuel County Chief Tax Appraiser Daryl Gray to occupy the open position on the Tax Assessor’s board. Part of the reasoning behind choosing Gray was his familiarity with procedures of the board.

In other appointments, the commission tapped Ms. Bonnie Rose and Ms. Judy Powell to serve on the … Read More


Scott Spencer Fitzgerald, 92

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

MOULTRIE — Graveside rites for Scott Spencer Fitzgerald, 92, was held Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2004 at Swainsboro City Cemetery at 2 p.m. He died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at Park Regency.

Mr. Fitzgerald was born Sept. 8, 1912, in High Point, N.C. He was raised in a children’s home in Winston-Salem, N.C. He served as a lieutenant commander in the U.S. Navy during World War II, flying the oceans in … Read More


Johnson Grove MBC hosts Thanksgiving service

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

A Thanksgiving Candlelight service will be held at Johnson Grove Missionary Baptist Church Saturday, Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.

On the program will be Sarah Drisdom, Tyeisha Warthen, Roundtree Island Baptist Church and Durden Grove choirs, God’s Expression, Rev. Richard Lawrence, Rev. David Reese and Rosie Nobles.

Refreshments will be served.


Letters To The Editor

Posted by | November 17, 2004 12:00 am

DEAR EDITOR:

Next Tuesday, Nov. 23, there will be a run-off to select a judge for the Georgia Court of Appeals. A low voter turnout is expected.

It is important for everyone to vote in this election. We need to insure the most qualified candidate is elected.

I encourage everyone to vote on Nov. 23.

BOBBY REEVES

Swainsboro

(E-mail)

DEAR EDITOR:

Bobby Beecher’s column on “hate crimes” is right on … Read More




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