Don’t miss the suicide prevention walk tomorrow!

Posted by | September 30, 2016 3:32 pm

On Saturday, Oct. 1, the public is encouraged to attend a special event to support suicide prevention in our community, one step at a time. A suicide prevention walk and celebration of life will be held in downtown Swainsboro, beginning at the It’s Fashion parking lot. Participants will be transported back to their vehicles after the walk.

Annual canning contest announced

Posted by | September 29, 2016 2:11 pm

It is time, once again, to recognize the great cooks and “home canners” in our area. If you have canned produce such as pickles, tomatoes, jellies and other items, please bring them to the Jaycee Fairgrounds Sunday, Oct. 9 between 2 and 4 p.m. No exhibits will be accepted on Saturday or after 4 p.m. on Sunday.

Please bring canning jars with completed entry forms. These forms, along with contest … Read More

Exchange Club announces annual pancake supper plans

Posted by | September 29, 2016 2:00 pm

This year’s annual Swainsboro Exchange Club pancake supper is scheduled for Friday, Nov. 4. Proceeds from the supper are used to benefit The Sunshine House Regional Children’s Advocacy Center, which serves children and their families in Candler, Emanuel, Jefferson, Toombs and Washington Counties who have been victims of criminal abuse.

   Dr. Bobby Sasser and Judge Bobby Reeves are once again serving as captains of the competing teams. Judge Reeves has … Read More

Happy National Coffee Day

Posted by | September 29, 2016 1:35 pm

What is your favorite coffee? Let us know. Listed below are a few National Coffee Day deals:

• Dunkin’ Donuts. The chain, with 12,000 locations worldwide, plans to use the occasion to celebrate its 66th birthday. Dunkin’ Donuts says it will be selling medium cups of coffee for 66 cents.

Its also says it is going to “surprise” 66 of its Twitter followers with gift cards good for a year’s … Read More

Check out these community events

Posted by | September 29, 2016 1:33 pm

5th Quarter Community Celebration

Twin City Memorial Welcome Center

September 30, 9:30 – 11:30 p.m.

Twin City Farmers Market & Pumpkin Sale

Twin City Memorial Welcome Center

October 1, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Emanuel County Farmers and Artisans Market

Welcome Center, Twin City

October 1, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Thomas Collins and Sallie McCullough Reunion

Corinth Free Will Baptist Church near Oak Park

October 1, 11 a.m.

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