Swainsboro Rotary features Jenkins as guest speaker

Posted by | January 19, 2018 10:30 am

by GAIL WARE, Public Relations chair

   The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its monthly meeting on January 8 at Catered Creations.

   After welcoming those in attendance, the meeting was called to order by Al Lawson. Members then joined hearts in prayer, pledged allegiance to the flag, and recited the Rotary Four-Way Test.

   Rotarian Chuck Wofford was in charge of the program and introduced Erma Jenkins, retired Emanuel County Systems School Read More


Two earn academic honors at MGSU

Posted by | January 19, 2018 10:00 am

   Middle Georgia State University (MGS) recently announced its president’s list and dean’s list for Fall 2017.

   Students on the president’s list maintained a grade point average of at least 3.8. The dean’s list includes students who maintained at least a 3.5 grade point average. Students must take a certain number of credit hours to qualify.

   Two students from Emanuel County earned honors. Jacob Wedincamp of Twin City made the president’s Read More


Linder family welcomes home baby girl

Posted by | January 19, 2018 9:30 am

   Shawn and Natalie Linder are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Bella Ann Linder. Born at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin at 8:58 a.m. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, she weighed 7 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20” long…

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Letter to the Editor: President Trump should apologize

Posted by | January 19, 2018 9:00 am

   President Trump should apologize for the way he spoke in the meeting this past week with Senate leaders working on immigration policy. The critical legislation they were discussing has bipartisan support, but an agreement has been put in jeopardy by the president’s response. The language he used would be inappropriate for any elected official, let alone for the president of the United States. Thankfully, Senator Graham of South Carolina stood … Read More


Swainsboro, Tattnall Kiwanians meet to form interclub

Posted by | January 19, 2018 8:30 am

   During its regular meeting on January 9, the Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro welcomed visitors from the Tattnall County Kiwanis Club. Traveling 50 miles to form an interclub were Gloria Williams, Reika Strickland, and Tammy Wilds.

   Interclubbing is a means of…

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Correll speaks to Swainsboro Kiwanis Club

Posted by | January 19, 2018 8:00 am

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Jim Clapham presiding. Twenty-four members were joined by four guests: Gloria Williams, Reika Strickland, Tammy Wilds, and Diana Wedincamp.

   The program for the evening was hosted by Petite Garrett, who introduced Kiwanian Aaron Correll, owner and operator of The Edenfield House Bed and Breakfast.

   A 33-year Air Force veteran, Correll Read More


Gumlog Gym renovations underway

Posted by | January 18, 2018 5:00 pm

   Community Action for Youth is proud to announce the completion of Phrase 1 of the renovation of Gumlog Gym. Thanks to the tremendous help of benefactors such as Interfor Wood Products, Daniels Chevrolet, and The Mill Creek Foundation, a new roof was installed recently.

   The next phrase will include…

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Hall’s Minit Mart to fill vacant positions

Posted by | January 18, 2018 2:19 pm

   Hall’s Minit Mart, located at 2778 US-80 in Twin City, is looking to hire two part-time cashiers. Considered employees must be at least 18 years of age and willing to work flexible hours and locations. Hall’s owns one location in Swainsboro, two in Twin City, and one in Garfield, totalling to four locations. Resumes may be turned in at the address listed above. For more information, contact Wanda Hall at … Read More


Glad Garden Club starts new year

Posted by | January 18, 2018 12:15 pm

   The Glad Garden Club recently held its January meeting at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center, located on the grounds of East Georgia State College.

   President Sylvia Durden was proud to announce that a gracious thank-you note was received from The Sunshine House for the club’s donation to the fig leaf fund by Gloria Mason and Margaret Sweet, who chaired the project. The club acknowledges the impact The Sunshine Read More


Hall’s Minit Mart to fill vacant positions

Posted by | January 18, 2018 11:25 am

   Hall’s Minit Mart, located at 2778 US-80 in Twin City, is looking to hire two part-time cashiers. Considered employees must be at least 18 years of age and willing to work flexible hours and locations. Hall’s owns one location in Swainsboro, two in Twin City, and one in Garfield, totalling to four locations. Resumes may be turned in at the address listed above. For more information, contact Wanda Hall at … Read More


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