Twin City to host Tire Amnesty Day

Posted by | April 19, 2019 6:00 pm

The City of Twin City, in conjunction with its Citywide Clean-up and celebration of Georgia Cities Week, will hold Tire Amnesty Day on Saturday, April 27, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Open to all Twin City citizens and taxpayers, the event will take place at the public works building/city shop, located at 701 N. Railroad Avenue. To be eligible, all persons must bring a city water bill or tax Read More

Cooking fire damages Twin City home

Posted by | April 19, 2019 5:00 pm

by Bill Cahill, SFD PIO

A 1:14 a.m. call to 911 started Twin City firefighters in route to 1040 Coursey Road for a reported stove/grease fire. Arriving on scene, the fire was in the overhead cabinets and exhaust fan over the stove. Additional County firefighters from Canoochee and Garfield were dispatched to the scene. Fire damage was confined to the electric stove, vent hood, overhead cabinets, wall, and ceiling. Electric Read More

TCE announces Golden Ticket winner

Posted by | April 19, 2019 4:30 pm

Twin City Pre-K student Harper Hill was recently named a Golden Ticket winner through a fundraising project. She received $100.

Hill is a student in Amanda Reynolds’ homeroom class at Twin City Elementary and is the granddaughter of first-grade teacher Patty Collins.

Easter Chat #3

Posted by | April 19, 2019 4:00 pm

So, you’ve already named your most favorite treat! Now, let’s hear your least favorite Easter treat!

My least favorite Easter treat is PEEPS! I’m not really sure what draws people to this holiday special… But, hey, to each their own!


STC students, instructors attend SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta

Posted by | April 19, 2019 3:30 pm

Southeastern Technical College had several students whose work displayed such expertise in their field that they were able to represent the college at the SkillsUSA State Competition held at Atlanta Technical College March 21-23, 2019.

SkillsUSA is a national membership association that provides opportunities for students to learn and practice various personal, technical, and workplace skills. At STC, these skills are a primary aspect of education and advancement. Here, students Read More

Visitor from Georgia DOE speaks to SHS students

Posted by | April 19, 2019 2:30 pm

On Wednesday, April 10, Patrick Wallace from the Georgia Department of Education came and spoke to students enrolled in Spanish classes and members of the Spanish Club at Swainsboro High School in response to an invitation from Alexandra Flowers, SHS Spanish teacher.

Wallace is the program specialist for World Languages and Global Word Initiatives. While talking to students, he stressed the importance of being bilingual in the 21st Century. He Read More

Seedling Garden Club discusses upcoming flower show

Posted by | April 19, 2019 2:00 pm

The Seedling Garden Club met Monday, April 8, inside Swainsboro United Methodist Church’s social hall.

The meeting featured a working session to help members better understand the designs that will be entered in the flower show.

Judy McWhorter, flower show judge, gave an educational presentation on Petite Designs. Some of these are new designs being used in flower shows.

Paula Karrh, another flower show judge, fielded questions about designs featured Read More

SAR members attend Georgia On My Mind Day in Screven County

Posted by | April 19, 2019 1:30 pm

Several members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek, and Col. William Few chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution traveled to the Highway 301 Welcome Station in Screven County on Friday, March 29, to present their artifacts and Revolutionary War weapons and to fire their six-pounder naval cannon.

Students from Allendale, South Carolina as well as Screven County visited to view all the exhibits. They were also served lunch by Read More

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