Posted by | December 14, 2018 4:11 pm

You asked…they listened!  Due to popular demand, R & F Marketing will be having one final pillow sale tomorrow, Saturday, December 15th, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro.  This will be the last sale before Christmas, & the last sale of the year, so go on out & pick up your last minute items!
**New outdoor seating and over 200 dog beds in a variety of sizes**Read More

State Farm receives flag certificate from Wiregrass Chapter

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:53 am

The local Sons of the American Revolution chapter recently presented its 31st U.S. Flag Certificate to State Farm Insurance Company. The certificate of commendation was given by Chair Al Smith to Jordan Peavy, State Farm agent, in recognition of exemplary patriotism by way of displaying the flag of the United States properly. Peavy’s office is located at 305 West Main Street in Swainsboro.

Recognizing people, businesses, organizations, and governments with Read More

Little city with a big heart

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:53 am

Photo credit: Twin City Main Street Manager Huddie Culbreth

On Wednesday, December 5, the City of Twin City’s Mayor Eileen Dudley, Mayor Pro Tem Matt Donaldson, City Clerk Constance Hughes, and Main Street Manager Huddie Culbreth traveled to Savannah to participate in the 2018 Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade. The four played Santa’s helpers by delivering a Santa’s sack bursting with items that had been donated by citizens and churches or purchased Read More

Swainsboro wrestling wins 301 Duals

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:52 am

The Swainsboro High School Tiger wrestling team started its season this past weekend. Ten wrestlers return for this season, and 13 newcomers join them.

To open up the season, the Tigers traveled to Screven County this past Saturday and competed in the 301 Duals.

Swainsboro started the day with a 60-0 win over Johnson of Savannah.

The Tigers went on to defeat Statesboro 60-12 in their next dual before beating Read More

SHS CTI travels to Atlanta for state conference

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:51 am

Career Technical Instruction (CTI) students from Swainsboro High School attended the CTI Fall Leadership Conference at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Conference Center on November 15 and November 16.

During the first day of the conference, students competed in an academic quiz bowl, which consisted of questions about current events, math, social studies, and language arts.

They also visited the Braves SunTrust Park, where they experienced all of the Read More

Lady Tigers stacking up wins to start the season

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:50 am


The Swainsboro Lady Tigers (5-1) are piling up the wins in early season, winning five of their first six games with their only loss coming against Statesboro. Swainsboro is also 3-0 in the region with wins over Vidalia, Woodville-Tompkins, and Bacon County.

It was bombs away last Tuesday night against new region foe Woodville-Tompkins. The Wolverines proved tough early and held an 18-10 lead after one period. Read More

Coleman, Bell honored by SECRD

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:49 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department hosted its annual coaches appreciation dinner Thursday, November 29, inside the gymnasium. The event recognizes volunteer coaches, officials, and supporters for their efforts and dedication during the year.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Volunteer of the Year Award. This year, SECRD Director Tony Mangieri presented the Volunteer of the Year Award to Kawame Coleman and Toni Bell.

In presenting the award Read More

Miss Scarboro turns 5-years-old

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:48 am

Pink and purple was the theme used to celebrate Miss Laney “Bug” Scarboro’s fifth birthday at her country home of Stingray Road in Swainsboro on Sunday afternoon, November 11. Lainey turned 5-years-old that day. She is the daughter of Scrap and Heather Scarboro.

Guests and family were invited to graze on a spread of finger foods and pink lemonade made by Lainey’s “MeMe,” Shelia Porcel, and her maternal aunt, Hannah Read More

Rotarians learn about newest EGHC center

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:47 am

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its December 3 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro.

Peyton Frye presented a program about the addition of a new clinic for East Georgia Healthcare Center (EGHC).

The Evans Health and Wellness Center is located in the former pre-K office at Claxton Elementary School. The school district, according to Frye, will continue to employ a school nurse who serves as a triage for the Read More

Female dies after I-16 crash

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:46 am


A 47-year-old female from Savannah died in a crash on I-16 in Oak Park.

On Saturday December 8, at 1:41 p.m., emergency units were dispatched to a single-vehicle crash with entrapment by mile marker 91 Eastbound on I-16.

The Nissan Altima sedan had impacted with a tree well off the roadway. A passerby was able to get the operator out of the vehicle, which had Read More

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