Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fun Fact

Posted on October 31, 2016 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb


Americans buy nearly 600 million pounds of candy each year for Halloween. This is equivalent to 16 billion fun size snickers bars or 150 trillion candy corns. Now that’s a lot of candy!!


Did you know?

Posted on October 31, 2016 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb


An average pumpkin contains about 500 seeds. Now that’s a lot of seeds!


Join us for First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted on October 31, 2016 2:02 pm by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

On Friday, November 4, 2016 beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family as they enjoy First Friday at the Morgan House. This month, there will be music by the EGSC Music Makers and an exhibit of travel photography by Katelyn Moore.

The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this great chance for the community and campus to interact in … Read More


James “Leonard” Long, 63

Posted on October 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

Funeral services for James “Leonard” Long, 63, of Kite will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Louis Pearce officiating, assisted by Rev. Ray Jenkins. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. Emory Fennell officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 from 2 p.m. until the time of service. He died Read More


Susie Bennett Watson, 65

Posted on October 31, 2016 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

susie-watsonMemorial services for Susie Bennett Watson, 65, resident of Nunez, will be held Wednesday, Nov.  2, 2016 at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Ray Freeman officiating. A lunch for family and friends at Presbyterian Apartments will immediately follow the memorial services. The family will receive friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 from 6 – 8 p.m. She died Sunday, Oct. … Read More


Happy Halloween 🎃

Posted on October 31, 2016 12:12 pm by Halei Lamb


Happy Halloween from all the girls at 1st Franklin Financial in Swainsboro


Did you know?

Posted on October 31, 2016 11:11 am by Halei Lamb


Over 35 million pounds of candy corn are produced every year, which is about 9 billion pieces. WOW


EGSC shows increased enrollment for Fall 2016

Posted on October 31, 2016 11:11 am by Katelyn Moore, East Georgia State College

Official enrollment numbers are in, and East Georgia State College (EGSC) is, yet again, showing an increase in enrollment for Fall 2016. Total enrollment for all three campuses is at 3,152, a 5% increase over last Fall. Swainsboro’s campus is up 19%, Augusta is up 2%, with Statesboro down 5% for Fall 2016.

This growth comes as more students are realizing the importance of attending college and the economic value … Read More


Cute Facts about Halloween

Posted on October 31, 2016 10:10 am by Halei Lamb


Fifty percent of kids prefer to receive chocolate candy for Halloween, compared with 24% who prefer non-chocolate candy and 10% who preferred gum.


Happy Halloween 🎃

Posted on October 31, 2016 10:10 am by Halei Lamb


Good morning from the ladies at City Hall of Swainsboro. Hope everyone has a happy and safe Halloween!


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