Monthly Archives: September 2018

UGA admissions VP visits SHS students

Posted on September 28, 2018 5:05 pm by Halei Lamb

   On Tuesday, September 18, Patrick Winter, vice president for admissions at the University of Georgia (UGA), made a visit to Swainsboro High School (SHS) and spoke to the junior and senior classes.
   During his presentation, Winter addressed students regarding admissions, scholarships, study abroad programs, campus life, student work programs, and many other opportunities on campus at UGA. He also discussed benefits of being involved in high school since colleges not
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Swainsboro preps for Region 2-AA play

Posted on September 28, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

by TROUP BRINSON
   The Swainsboro Tigers will host the Metter Tigers this Friday night as region play gets started for Swainsboro. One would expect that the tough early season schedule has prepared Swainsboro to play its best football against their region foes.
   With Swainsboro (2-2) having a bye last week, the rest of Region 2-AA kicked off their region play and a couple of upsets took center stage. Metter lost
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FFA state officers visit SHS Ag classes

Posted on September 28, 2018 4:04 pm by Halei Lamb

   On Thursday, September 13, FFA state officers came to Swainsboro High School (SHS) to visit with Faith Patrick and Ashley Henry’s agriculture classes and FFA members. Namely, state president Brice Rowland, state vice president Dawson Adams, and state executive secretary Ben Lastly were the visitors. 

   These three state officers talked to SHS students about FFA, teamwork, and leadership. Students engaged in activities that involved working together with other classmates while Read More


Rowland, Kersey reunion slated for October

Posted on September 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

   On Saturday, October 6, a reunion for the family of Mack Rowland and Mollie Kersey Rowland will be held at 11 a.m. at Kite Community Center, located on Davis Road. Relatives of the two are invited to attend, and a covered dish dinner will be served.


Save the Date

Posted on September 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Pam Akridge


Carpenter wins at Swainsboro Raceway!

Posted on September 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Halei Lamb

by CANDY CARROLL

   After a couple weekends off from racing action, drivers and fans returned Saturday night to Swainsboro Raceway with only two points races left in the season.
   Dominos Pizza Night at the races began with the Zaxby’s Crate Late Model Division. Ches Chester earned the fastest qualifying time with Chesley Dixon sitting outside. After two attempts to start, the front row was moved back, putting Brandon Carpenter and
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NATIONAL GOOD NEIGHBOR DAY

Posted on September 28, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

National Good Neighbor Day is observed annually on September 28.  This day was created to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of a good neighbor.

It is a blessing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to BE a good neighbor.Good neighbors often become friends. They watch out for each other, lend a helping hand and are there for advice when asked.  Neighbors offer that cup Read More


Glad Garden Club attends workshop

Posted on September 28, 2018 2:02 pm by Halei Lamb

   The Glad Garden Club recently attended a workshop arranged by Paula Karrh on September 18. The event was presented by renowned author and East Georgia Regional Garden Club judge Anna Burns at the Sudie A. Fulford Learning Center.

   At the symposium, Burns spoke about new NGC design types. According to Burns, a new 12” category for design has been formulated to include former categories of small, miniature, and combined. Descriptors Read More


Open Interviews

Posted on September 28, 2018 2:02 pm by Pam Akridge

Open interviews Thursday and Friday at 9a.m. (MUST BE ON TIME) for temporary, but up to 40 hours a week, with R & F Marketing.  Applicants may be subjected to drug testing.  Please call with any questions 478-237-2500.Ope


Fall SAT reviews to be held at Fulford Center

Posted on September 28, 2018 1:01 pm by Halei Lamb

   There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. Many view the second most important part as the SAT score.

   In an effort to familiarize students with the SAT test directions, the types of questions on the test, and the necessary skills for SAT success in the math, writing, and language sections, the Fulford Center, at East Georgia State College, will Read More


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