Good News Report!!!

Posted on April 18, 2019 4:04 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Who doesn’t like to receive good news??? We love receiving and relaying happy news as often as possible! Our good news today is…

MAX HAS BEEN FOUND!!!

Yep, that’s right! He is now safe and at home with his family. Thanks to all who assisted in locating him. This makes for a GREAT day, especially for the Wheeler family!

Happy Friday-Eve!



Young accepted to SYLI

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Rising senior and Swainsboro High School student Jessalynn Young has been accepted to 21st Century Leaders’ competitive Summer Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI).

SYLI is a week-long dynamic and business-focused leadership development program held the first week of June at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. Young is one of only 75 students selected for the program.

As a SYLI participant, Young will explore different facets of the business world Read More


Hallelujah, He is Risen!

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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photo credit: WANDA THOMPSON SCARBORO

Easter is this Sunday, April 21. Children around the county are anxiously awaiting Peter Cottontail, hoping he’ll fill their Easter baskets with chocolate bunnies, gumboils, prize eggs, and other goodies!

Of course, there’s more to Easter than our favorite rabbit and delicious family meals. This time of year is a time of remembrance, a reminder that Jesus Christ died for our sins on Calvary so Read More


Learning about plants

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Students in Patty Collins’ first grade class at Twin City Elementary had a special visit from Emanuel County Young Farmer teacher John Harrison.

While speaking with students, Harrison shared the importance of planting seeds and discussed what it takes to help a seed grow. He also explained the life cycle of a plant and identified different plant parts using examples brought with him.

Students were allowed to taste each part Read More


SHS Tigers focus on final week of the season

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by TROUP BRINSON

The Swainsboro Tigers will close out their season this week with a three-game series against Toombs County after being eliminated from playoff contention. Swainsboro has lost their past six region games, but the tale of the season has been failure to come through in close games.

The Tigers lost all three region games last week against region leader Jeff Davis. Game 1 was the game of the Read More


A night in memory of Benjamin Woods at Swainsboro Raceway

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by CANDY CARROLL

Saturday evening, fans and drivers rolled into Swainsboro Raceway with heavy hearts, remembering one of its own No. 1 fans, Benjamin Woods, and his uncle, Irvin Woods, in thoughts and prayers. Swainsboro Raceway and Kart Track drivers and fans came together to remember and honor this family during this difficult time and will continue to uplift the parents and extended family in prayer.

The Daniels Chevrolet Pure Read More


SAR float takes second place in parade

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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Members of the Wiregrass, Brier Creek, and Col. William Few chapters traveled to Screven County on Saturday, March 30, to participate in the Screven County Livestock Festival Parade.

This year, the group’s float exhibited 10 members firing their 50-caliber flinklocks. Also incorporated were signs attached telling who they were, U.S. flags posted around the float, and Revolutionary War period music playing.

Commander Steve Burke walked alongside the float and gave Read More


Three injured in Highway 23 South crash

Posted on April 18, 2019 1:01 pm by Whitley Clifton

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by BILL CAHILL

Two adults and a child were injured in a collision between two Chevrolet cars on Highway 23 South. The crash occurred at the intersection of Lambs Bridge Road and Highway 23.

One female operator was transported to Emanuel Medical Center by Emanuel County EMS. The occupants of the second vehicle were treated by Candler County EMS.

Responding to the call were Twin City Fire Department, Emanuel County Read More


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