Newest installment of “Emanuel’s Children” now posted

Posted by | February 27, 2017 1:53 pm

J.D. Fields was the first of Jessie’s children to complete high school. A football and basketball standout, he won a scholarship to Georgia State Teachers’ College — now Georgia Southern University — in Statesboro, where he enrolled in 1928. After three years, he left school to elope with a fellow student. The marriage didn’t work out, and he returned to Emanuel County. New Deal programs providing parity payments to farmers … Read More

Deadline for Correll Scholarship rapidly approaching!

Posted by | February 27, 2017 12:36 pm

As student debt climbs and the need for a degree is higher than ever, graduating from college virtually debt-free seems to be a lofty dream. However, East Georgia State College offers an associate degree program and two bachelor degree programs and, with the right scholarships, a student entering EGSC may very well find themselves leaving with a degree almost completely debt-free.

The Correll Scholars Program, established in 2014, began in … Read More

It’s playoff time!

Posted by | February 27, 2017 10:11 am

February 28, 2017 will be a day to go down in the annals of East Georgia State College’s history as the Lady Bobcats take on Atlanta Metro at 6 p.m. in the gym. This will be the first time that EGSC has hosted a GCAA Conference Basketball Tournament game in the history of the school.

“I am extremely proud of this team,” said Lady Bobcats Head Coach CJ Pace. “We … Read More

Traffic alert

Posted by | February 27, 2017 8:09 am

Please be advised that there is currently traffic obstruction on West Meadowlake and Empire Expressway. A tractor-trailer has jackknifed. Only one lane is in use. Use caution in the area.

Almeta Sapp, 66

Posted by | February 24, 2017 7:48 pm

Funeral services for Almeta Sapp, 66, were held Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, at Williams Grove Church of God in Millen with the Reverend Levi Sapp serving as the eulogist and Reverend Joel Davis presiding. Burial was held in Union Chapel Baptist Church in Garfield. She died peacefully on Sunday,  Jan. 22, 2017 at Eagle Health and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Almeta Sapp was a native of Jenkins … Read More

Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78

Posted by | February 24, 2017 5:46 pm

   Funeral services for Neal “Cooter” Brown, 78, of Soperton were held Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017 at Norristown Baptist Church at 2 p.m. with Dr. Hal Wilson officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at Treutlen Rehab following an extended illness.

   Mr. Neal “Cooter” Brown was born July 6, 1938 in Soperton to the late Jewel Brown and Mosie Williams Brown. … Read More

Arlene Gay Grimes, 70

Posted by | February 24, 2017 4:44 pm

   Funeral services for Arlene Gay Grimes, 70, of Twin City were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at Twin City Church of God at 11 a.m. with Reverends John Woodcock, Roy Jarriel, and Max Rodgers officiating. Interment followed in the Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017 at her residence following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Arlene Gay Grimes was born August 10, 1946 in Statesboro to the … Read More

Its 80 out and so are the Girl Scouts

Posted by | February 24, 2017 3:51 pm

This beautiful weather has brought out the girl scouts. Please stop by and get some cookies from these cuties. They are on the old Wal-Mart parking lot across from Farmers Furniture.

Bernita Smith Sutton, 67

Posted by | February 24, 2017 3:39 pm

   Funeral services for Bernita Smith Sutton, 67, were held Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church in Canoochee with Rev. Herbert Hodges officiating and Dea. John Holloway presiding. Interment took place in the Phillips Cemetery. She died February 10, 2017 after an extended illness.

   Mrs. Bernita Smith Sutton was born to the late Doretha Smith on November 10, 1949 in Philadelphia, Pa. She moved … Read More

William White Curl III, 76

Posted by | February 24, 2017 2:37 pm

   Memorial services for William White Curl III, 76, of San Francisco, Calif. were held Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. James Curl officiating. He died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016 at his residence.

   Mr. William White Curl III was born in Macon on February 22, 1940 to the late William White and Margaret Durden Curl Jr. He retired from the United States Army, … Read More

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