Monthly Archives: December 2018

Public Notice

Posted on December 31, 2018 10:10 am by Pam Akridge

The Property Tax Deadline for the payment of 2018 property taxes in the City of Swainsboro has been extended to Friday, January 18th, at 4p.m.,. Please be sure to complete all payment transactions by this deadline to avoid any penalties.

Also to noted, Swainsboro City Hall will close at noon on Monday, December 31st in observance of New Years and reopen on January 2nd, 2019 at 9a.m.,.


Public Notice

Posted on December 28, 2018 7:07 pm by Pam Akridge

The Property Tax Deadline for the payment of 2018 property taxes in the City of Swainsboro has been extended to Friday, January 18th, at 4p.m.,. Please be sure to complete all payment transactions by this deadline to avoid any penalties.

Also to noted, Swainsboro City Hall will close at noon on Monday, December 31st in observance of New Years and reopen on January 2nd, 2019 at 9a.m.,.


Virginia Lynn Hancock Anderson, 31

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

   Funeral services for Virginia Lynn Hancock Anderson, 31, of Savannah were held Friday, December 21, 2018 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 7 p.m. with Reverends Joe Bedgood and John Hancock officiating. She passed away Monday, December 17, 2018 at her residence following a brief illness.

Ms. Virginia Lynn Hancock Anderson was born November 9, 1987 in Dublin to Grady Thomas Hancock and Patricia Ann Wilson Hancock. She Read More


He’s making a list, he visited twice!

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

When your city has a motto “Twice as Friendly, Twice as Nice,” Santa will take the opportunity to visit twice.

All the way from the North Pole, Santa arrived just in time for the Christmas tree lighting event on Thursday, November 29.

The community gathered on the lawn at the welcome center as mayor Eileen Dudley welcomed the group and lit the Christmas tree. The lights on the tree represent Read More


STC names president’s list for fall semester

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Southeastern Technical College is proud to announce the 2018 fall semester president’s list. These students earned a 3.75 GPA or higher for the semester:

Emanuel County — Bobby Amerson, QuaShanna Daughtry, Brian Flanders, Jacolby Gibbons, Kylon Lopez, Patrick Lordge, Rachel Lovett, Jose Rayon, Virgil Swinney Jr., Colby Womack, and Leann Woods

Appling CountyJames Barnes, Raelyn Davis, Dalton Stipe, and Rebecca Walsh

Bulloch CountyVictoria Richmond

Candler CountyRead More


Swainsboro High students attend workplace safety training

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Doug Sikes, safety director for Crider Foods, recently hosted a 10-hour workplace safety training course for students at Swainsboro High School.

Topics covered during the training included: Introduction to OSHA, Fire Safety and Emergencies, Energy Isolation, Machine Guarding, PPE, Electrical Safety, Walking Working Surfaces, and HAZCOM.

At the end of the 10-hour training, Sikes administered a final exam, and students who passed received a training certificate, which they were encouraged Read More


Parent Night, open house to be held at Swainsboro High

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Swainsboro High School will host Parent Night and open house on January 8. The evening will begin with an information session at 6:15 p.m., followed by parent surveys in preparation for January’s accreditation review. All stakeholders are invited.


Swainsboro High students receive Microsoft Office certification

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

Eighty-seven business and technology students have earned certifications in Microsoft Office Specialist programs this semester at Swainsboro High School.

Through a partnership with the Georgia Department of Education and Certiport, high school business programs across Georgia are testing centers for Microsoft Office products. SHS business students have earned credentials in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft PowerPoint after learning skills in the business courses offered at Swainsboro High School.

In Read More


SHS Lady Tigers, basketball cheerleaders spread holiday cheer

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

The SHS Lady Tigers basketball team and coaches, as well as the basketball cheerleaders, spent December 20 spreading holiday cheer.

The teams purchased toys for needy children in Emanuel County, and they visited two local nursing homes. While spending time with the residents, the athletes and coaches provided them with socks, handmade Christmas cards, candy canes, and shirts. One resident requested a Christmas carol, and the groups from Swainsboro High Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted on December 28, 2018 3:03 pm by Whitley Clifton

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

DUAL ENROLLMENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

The Dual Enrollment program covers the full tuition cost for students who wish to pursue higher education while still in high school. Students can attend any University System of Georgia (USG) institution, any Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) institution, or any eligible participating private institution such as Wesleyan College or Brewton-Parker College. Like the HOPE scholarship, the Read More


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