Ohoopee Match Club Presented at Rotary

Posted by | October 23, 2018 9:17 am

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its October 22, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Kenny Griffin provided the invocation and Carl Tankersly led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.  Cason DeVane called on Wade Johnson to give a report on the Wounded Warrior Banquet Project. Johnson reported that this year was the largest success ever netting over $55,000.

Richard McNeely, Sergeant At Arms, welcomed all guests at the … Read More

Seedling Garden Club discusses courthouse project at latest meeting

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:39 pm

   The Seedling Garden Club met Monday, October 8, at 6:30 p.m. at Franklin Memorial Library.
   At the meeting, the garden enthusiasts conversed about its flower bed project at the Emanuel County Courthouse. Ginny Smith gave a brief report about her meeting with county administrator Guy Singletary, at which the two discussed the same project.
   After many ideas and suggestions, the club purchased a large urn that will hold water for
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STC Foundation awards 35 scholarships

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:37 pm

   Southeastern Technical College has awarded a number of student scholarships through the STC Foundation. This year, 35 students were awarded as the STC Foundation continues to bolster financial aid support for students.
   This scholarship fund is imperative for many students to continue their studies, with the hope of obtaining their desired job or advancing their post-graduation career.
   “On behalf of the Southeastern Technical College Foundation, it is an honor to
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Emanuel County Schools one of 84 districts to be recognized for farm to school innovation

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:35 pm

    The Golden Radish Award publicly recognizes Georgia school districts for best practices in farm to school programs, such as local food procurement, exposing students to new foods through taste tests and incorporating cooking, and gardening activities in curriculum.

      Eighty-four of Georgia’s 181 school districts participate in the Golden Radish Awards program and more than 45 percent of districts have farm to school programs. These programs teach students about food and Read More

Dr. Stracher publishes fifth volume on coal and peat fires

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:30 pm

   East Georgia State College Professor Emeritus of Geology Dr. Glenn Stracher recently published his fifth volume on coal and peat fires.

   Publishing in November of 2018, Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 5: Case Studies – Advances in Field and Laboratory Research is a companion to Volumes 1 – 4 and includes the latest research findings about coal and peat fires in the United States, China, India, France, Read More

Dr. Wedincamp chosen as Executive Leadership Institute Scholar

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:29 pm

   Dr. Jimmy Wedincamp, East Georgia State College’s Dean of the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, was recently named to the University System of Georgia’s 2018-2019 Executive Leadership Institute (ELI). He is part of a group of 34 scholars recognizing 25 institutions, the Georgia Public Library Service, and the University System Office.

   The Education Leadership Institute is designed to enhance the scholars’ self-awareness, broaden their perspectives and build their social Read More

ECI to host Trion in second round of state playoffs

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:28 pm

   The ECI Lady Dawg softball team will host Trion in the second round of the state playoffs. The best-of-three series will begin Thursday with a double header with the third if-needed game scheduled for Friday.
   This is the fourth consecutive year the Bulldogs have hosted in the second round and will be playing for a chance to play in their third consecutive Elite 8 round in Columbus.
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Swainsboro defense shuts down Bryan County

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:26 pm

   The Swainsboro Tigers claimed their third consecutive shutout last Friday night by completely dismantling the Bryan County Redskins 41-0. Bryan County was able to muster only 41 yards against the swarming Tigers and crossed midfield just once on the night.
   Kade Youmans had another big night and connected on 3 touchdown passes in the first half. Two 10-yard scoring strikes to Cedric Seabrough and a 17-yard TD
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Notes from the Senate

Posted by | October 18, 2018 3:22 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


   Whatever the state of Georgia is doing, we need to not change a thing.  The third month of the new fiscal year produced an outstanding gain in revenues, totaling a 7.4% increase overall.  This propelled the state to a 6.0 increase for the first quarter of the 2019 fiscal year.  Further down in this column, Read More

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