SAL announces project plans

Posted by | September 6, 2018 5:01 pm

   On Tuesday, September 11, Swainsboro’s Sons of the American Legion Squadron #103 will erect a memorial wall in honor of all fallen emergency response employees from Emanuel County who were killed in the line of duty since the county’s enchartment. The 4-sided will be divided into four groups, EMS employees, fire services, and law enforcement. The fourth side will memorize those personnel who died in 911 incidents. This side, the Read More


Sunoco Super Street $10,000 Shoot-Out at Swainsboro Raceway!

Posted by | September 6, 2018 5:00 pm

by CANDY CARROLL

   Labor Day weekend kicked off Friday night at Swainsboro Raceway as drivers rolled in for a big weekend of racing action in all divisions. Nearly 100 cars lined the fields Friday night for qualifying and heat races in each division to lock in starting positions for Saturday’s feature events.

   Saturday gates opened early as the Budroom opened to showcase the Georgia Bulldogs game. After practice, all drivers Read More


Men Reaching Men to host extravaganza explosion

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:58 pm

   On Saturday, September 15, at 5:30 p.m., Men Reaching Men will host a extravaganza gospel explosion at De Alva Park. There will be free food, testimonies, gospel music, and encouraging words for all.

   Men Reaching Men is a group of men consisting of pastors, ministers, deacons, and men of this community and surrounding counties willing to assist in ministering men and women of all ages that are hurting and need Read More



One injured in farm machine entanglement

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:56 pm

by BILL CAHILL, SFD PIO

   On Friday August 31, Emanuel County EMS, Emanuel County Sheriff’s Deputies, and Norristown and Adrian Fire Department First Responders were dispatched to Polly Circle for a person entrapment with their hand caught in a farm machine. The first arriving person required Swainsboro Fire Rescue 1 to the scene.

   EMS Paramedics began to treat the male subject and requested Air-Evac for a scene landing. Due to Read More


EMC Auxiliary disburses two scholarships

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:52 pm

   The Emanuel Medical Center (EMC) Auxiliary group presented its annual Employee Tuition Scholarship to two recipients for the 2018-19 school year, Chelsea Jones and Rayne Binns, both of Swainsboro. 

   Dot Fagler, Kathy Barton, and Lynn Wright presented Binns with a $500 scholarship, and Wright presented Jones with a $500 scholarship.

   Binns has been employed with Emanuel County Nursing Home for more than one year as an LPN. She will continue Read More


Emanuel County schools receive new playground equipment

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:46 pm

Recently, Emanuel County Schools purchased new playground equipment for Swainsboro Primary, Swainsboro Elementary, and Twin City Elementary schools. These new structures were purchased with SPLOSTS funding in effort to add new, colorful excitement to children’s recess time.


Join EGSC for its annual convocation

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:46 pm

   East Georgia State College’s Annual Convocation is just around the corner. At 11 a.m. on September 13, 2018, join EGSC’s students, faculty and staff at the Luck F. Gambrell Center’s Auditorium on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus as guest speaker Will Storr discusses his book, Selfie: How We Became So Self-Obsessed and What It’s Doing to Us.

   The selected Convocation text, Selfie, is an in-depth study of selfie culture, tracing it Read More


Senator Stone visits ECI

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:45 pm

   On Friday, August 31, Senator Jesse Stone visited ECI’s eighth-grade class. He discussed Georgia history and civics, as well as his duties and responsibilities as a state senator. Every student in attendance will receive a map of the state of Georgia. Senator Stone represents the 23rd district, which includes Twin City, Garfield, and Canoochee.


Bulldogs lose to Vidalia

Posted by | September 6, 2018 4:44 pm

by RON WEATHERFORD
   ECI traveled to Vidalia to play their second quality AA team this year, losing to the Indians 28-14.
   The Bulldogs won the statistical battle, out rushing the Indians 299-220 yards and total yards 338 to 302. ECI also ran 30 more plays than Vidalia but could not convert the yards and time of possession into enough points to win the game.
   After a muffed kickoff catch by
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