Shown in their younger years, from left, are Ruby Lutes, 87, and Rebun Amerson Sr., 91, children of Aunt Maude Newton. (Photo contributed)
Pictured are, from left, front row: Joel Collins, Austin Peel, Dalton Mills, Devin Lawton and Daniel Griffin; and back row: Trey Anthony, Bart Dutton, Ethan Conway, Eddie Conway, Will Bragg and David Burke. (Photo contributed)
Truedogs 16U Baseball traveled to Aiken, S.C. to tangle with some "big dogs" in the Citizens Park Peach Border Brawl 18U Tournament Saturday, Sept. 15, and Sunday, Sept. 16.
The "Miss Georgia Gal 2007" Pageant was held Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Auditorium. Girls from surrounding counties competed for the title in their age divisions.
A community-wide "Prayer Meeting for Jobs" is being planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Olde Pal Civic Theater on Cotton Avenue. The Rev. Dan Zellner is in charge of coordinating the event. Additional details will be forthcoming as plans are finalized.
My buddies in South Georgia had better watch out. Every time they read another headline about the Mother of All Droughts around Atlanta, they should check their well levels. Legalized water rustling may soon be in vogue. The big-city mules are looking south again to slake their region's thirst.
The last seven years in Jenkins County have been very satisfying for me as a person and a gospel minister. It gives me that warm, fuzzy feeling to ride down the street and have personal greetings to and from those along the way, from leaders of the community to the guys who work on or clean the streets.