Smith Grove annual youth services slated

Posted by | August 17, 2017 10:00 am

   Smith Grove Missionary Baptist Church will host it’s annual youth service on Sunday, August 20, beginning at 11 a.m. Minister Ranece Hampton  will be the featured speaker. Pastor Rev. Wilbert Kennedy Jr. invites all.


Eagle cross country looking to improve upon successful 2016 season

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:42 am

   With five returning runners, David Emanuel’s varsity girls’ cross country team is looking to achieve bigger and better feats than last year. Having placed third in the region and fourth in the state in the 2016-2017 season, they have a tough act to follow.

   Coach Michelle Lamm will be counting on the speed of sophomore Maci Nease and the many years of experience of senior Sydney Hood and juniors Johnna Read More


2017 DEA pep squad

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:39 am

   (TOP L-R) LAUREE DOUGLAS, BROOK FLEMING, MAKAYLA MALLARD, JAYDEN SLATER, PAYTON PEEBLES, HENZLI TERWILLIGER, ADDALYN TERWILLIGER, AND BERKLIE BISHOP

(MIDDLE L-R) KATIE DAWN KASPER, KATELYN KERSEY, HOLLI SCHOEN, ISABELLA STEPTOE, RAYLEIGH FAIRCLOTH, ANNA SUTTON, AND EVIE MOORE

(BOTTOM L-R) MARY BESS FIELDS, SARAH BETH BEECHER, AVA CLIETT, ALBA RICKS, EMILY MCRAE, MADELINE GRINER, LARA MCNURE, AND MILLY JAMES FARMER



ECI: Meet the coach

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:36 am

Name: Chris Kearson

   Age: 44

   Hometown: Waycross

   Family: Wife, Dedra; son, Bryce, 5th grade; and daughter, Jayna, 3rd grade

   Education: Bachelor of Science from Union College, Master of Education from Southwestern State University, and Education Specialist in Administration from Cambridge College

   Playing experience: Played football and baseball at Union College in Kentucky

   Previous coaching experience: Seventh year as head coach at ECI, defensive coach at ECI for…

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Region 2-AA outlook

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:33 am

by TROUP BRINSON

   Region 2-AA is poised for another standout football season in 2017 with some of the south’s best talent suiting up on Friday nights. The region has become a juggernaut of sorts in all sports, boasting nine state championships within the region last season, including Benedictine knocking off Fitzgerald 49-26 for the Class AA football state title.

   Benedictine lost elite talent to graduation, but until other evidence presents Read More


Roberts returns to SHS

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:29 am

by TROUP BRINSON

   Flashback to 2009. Swainsboro was on the road in Fitzgerald in the second round of the state playoffs battling blow for blow with a Purple Hurricane’s offense that was a legitimate powerhouse. Malcom Eady, Lynquez Blair, and Jemerico Bell were potent weapons back then as Fitzgerald pulled away in the fourth quarter to end Swainsboro’s season. That’s the last time we saw Coach Scott Roberts on the Read More


2017 A-B-C 1-2-3: Football Pass, Punt, Kick event

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:28 am

   There were 25 kids to participate in the 11th annual Pass, Punt, Kick program held Tuesday, July 4, at the Swainsboro/Emanuel County Recreation Department.

   This program, which began in 2006, focuses on teaching children letters and numbers through football. The group is gracious for donations made for the production of yearly worksheets and also provides prizes for participation in hopes that children succeed in the classroom and beyond for years Read More


Bulldogs scrimmage the Indians

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:18 am

by RON WEATHERFORD

   For the fourth consecutive year, the Bulldogs scrimmaged the Vidalia Indians Friday.

   Both teams lost several key players to graduation, and both were looking to see how their younger players would perform in game situations.

   After losing to the Bulldogs 14-7 in a weather-shortened scrimmage in 2016, the Indians would be looking for a little payback.

   The game plan was for the two varsity teams play three Read More


Legals 8-16-17

Posted by | August 17, 2017 9:11 am

NOTICE TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS

GEORGIA, EMANUEL COUNTY

All creditors of the estate of Glennis L. Allston, decedent, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render in their demands to Jerry N. Cadle, P.C., P.O. Box 68, Swainsboro, GA 30401 according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate are required to make immediate payment.

This 21st day of July, 2017.

Carl Lee, Sr., Executor of the Estate Read More


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