STC Medical Assisting Club Raising Funds to Pay for Certification Exams

Posted by | June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

The Medical Assisting Club at Southeastern Technical College is selling doughnuts to raise funds to help pay for their certification exams. If you are interested in supporting the students, please contact Kimbie Brown at (478) 289-2243 or Stephannie Waters at (912) 538-3195 as soon as possible. Doughnuts arrived this morning and are going fast. Call now!



STC Fish and Wildlife Students Learn Chainsaw Techniques

Posted by | June 26, 2017 10:55 am

STC Fish & Wildlife Management student, Landon Pickle, demonstrates chainsaw cutting and safety techniques. Other members of the FWMT class, Darryl Copeland, Jacob Fulghum, Kalob Griggs, Clyde Holaway, and Zack Martin, also got hands-on chainsaw experience during the cutting and clean up the dead eucalyptus tree located on the grounds of the STC Swainsboro Campus. For more information about the Fish & Wildlife Management program, contact Southeastern Technical College at … Read More


Yard Sale

Posted by | June 23, 2017 5:00 pm

Yard sale to be held on Saturday June 24th 7a.m to 11a.m.,  at 110 Hicks Ave Hwy 1 South,  just past Gambrell Photography. Look for signs!



Welders “Flip” Classroom at Southeastern Technical College

Posted by | June 22, 2017 8:34 am

First semester Welding students in Chris Cumbee’s class learned first hand what a “flipped classroom” is all about. The students played the role of instructors and STC administrator, Gail Ware and faculty members Lisa Dukes, Psychology instructor, and Tony Criswell, Electrical instructor, became their students.

The students presented a PowerPoint presentation on Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) also referred to as MIG or Metal Inert Gas welding. The welding students … Read More


Percy Peabody visits Exchangites

Posted by | June 21, 2017 5:07 pm

   The Swainsboro Exchange Club welcomed a special guest to its meeting on Tuesday, June 13. Eddy Jones played the part of Percy Peabody and entertained the 32 members who attended the meeting with his southern humor. By day, “Percy” is employed at Pineland Telephone Cooperative, where he has worked for 40 years.

For the complete story, purchase this week’s edition of The Blade!


Raceway Action 6-21-2017 Edition

Posted by | June 21, 2017 5:03 pm

by CANDY CARROLL

   Saturday night’s racing action at Swainsboro Raceway started off with the 602 Crate Late Model division. Jim Rogers took an early lead as Ahnna Parkhurst moved into the second position. By Lap 5, Rogers began pulling away and Parkhurst held onto second. Halfway, Parkhurst began closing in on Rogers’s lead. Rogers led to the checkered, earning his first win at Swainsboro Raceway. Parkhurst in second and Tyler … Read More


NFL coach to conduct skills camp this week

Posted by | June 21, 2017 4:32 pm

   Nick Eason, defensive line coach of the Tennessee Titans, will be on hand to work with local boys and girls ages 6-16 for the 1st Annual Skills and Drills Youth Camp tomorrow, June 22, and Friday, June 23. The camp will take place at Swainsboro High School’s Tiger Field. Registration and check-in will be held at 11 a.m., and each participant must sign a waiver form. The days’ activities will … Read More


SES students complete STEM activities

Posted by | June 21, 2017 4:26 pm

   Prior to summer adjournment, Mrs. Poole’s third grade class at Swainsboro Elementary School completed several STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Math) activities. The students were given a number of items to build a free-standing tower. They worked together to create the tower shown in the photograph, which measured 19 inches tall. Pictured with Poole are students Quinonliyah Ortiz, Zybrionna Ford, De’Avion Rountree, Marisol Puente-Silva, and Elijah Linton after completing the … Read More


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