Victoria “Vickie” Clark Curry, 47

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:41 pm

   Funeral services for Victoria “Vickie” Clark Curry, 47, were held Saturday, April 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Jones Chapel of Bartow with Elder Matthew Frison presiding. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died on April 21, 2018, at Jefferson County Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Victoria “Vickie” Clark Curry was born in Emanuel County on October 2, 1970, to Fred Clark and the late Martha Ann Read More


McKinney signs basketball scholarship

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:40 pm

   Swainsboro High School (SHS) is proud to announce that Jaylan McKinney has signed an athletic scholarship to continue his education and basketball career at the next level.

   On Friday, April 27, McKinney signed to play basketball at South Georgia Technical College in Americus. 

   McKinney scored more than 1,000 points while playing at SHS. He also played on two…

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Emanuel County School Nutrition announces summer lunch schedule

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:38 pm

   During the month of June, Emanuel County School Nutrition will provide free lunches to children ages 1- to 18-years-old on Mondays through Thursdays. The cafeteria at Swainsboro Elementary School will also be open for walk-in meals from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m.

   The following is a list of Swainsboro bus stops:

1. St. Phillips Church, 10:20 until 10:35 a.m.

2. Franklin Memorial Library parking lot, 10:40 until 10:55 a.m.

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Bussell speaks to Swainsboro Rotary Club

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:37 pm

   The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its May 7 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro.
   Al Lawson welcomed all and called the meeting to order. Ken Warnock gave the invocation, and Greg Hudgins led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test.
   Vernon Hardy introduced the guest speaker, Deborah Bussell.
   Bussell started her program by thanking Rotary International for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity her daughter had a few years ago as part of
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Robert Charles “Sunbeam” Strowbridge, 70

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:35 pm

   Memorial services for Robert Charles “Sunbeam” Strowbridge, 70, of Swainsboro will be held Thursday, May 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Melvin Adams Jr. and Deacon John E. Parker officiating. He passed away Friday, May 4, 2018, at Augusta University Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mr. Robert Charles “Sunbeam” Strowbridge was born April 13, 1948, in Swainsboro to the late Charles Read More


Peach State to host local social event

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:33 pm

  On Tuesday, May 15, Peach State Health Plan will host an ice cream social from 4 to 6 p.m. at Dairy Queen. For more information, call 800-704-1484 or 800-255-0056 (TDD/TTY).


EGSC, Interfor place first in Pine Tree Festival parade contest

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:32 pm

   Each year during Emanuel County’s annual Pine Tree Festival, six parade entries are named winners in the float contest.
   This year’s for-profit category winners were Interfor (first place), Walmart (second place), and Queensborough National Bank and Trust (third place).
   Placing in the non-profit category were East Georgia State College (first), Pruitt Health Hospice (second), and Hillcrest Baptist Church (third).


Juanita Kight Bush, 74

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:29 pm

   Funeral services for Juanita Kight Bush, 74, of Swainsboro were held Thursday, May 3, 2018, at 2 p.m. in Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Henry Dixon officiating. Interment followed in Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery. She died Monday, April 30, 2018, at Fairview Park Hospital in Dublin.

   Mrs. Juanita Kight Bush was born June 18, 1943, in Johnson County to the late Bill and Gertrude Prather Kight. She was a homemaker Read More


Jeff Martin, 53

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:27 pm

   Graveside services for Jeff Martin, 53, of Macon were held at 11 a.m. on May 4, 2018, at the Swainsboro City Cemetery with Rev. Bobby Taylor officiating. He passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at Coliseum Medical Center following a brief illness.

   Mr. Jeff Martin was born April 19, 1965, in August to the late James Darley Martin and Oveta Altman Martin. He enjoyed watching Braves baseball and Georgia Bulldog Read More


Total Wellness Session to be held at Fulford Center

Posted by | May 10, 2018 4:26 pm

   The second session of the 2018 Total Wellness Series will be held Tuesday, May 15, at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College. Back by popular demand, Pam Thompson, RDN, LD, NHA, will share information about her Food Spirals program. Thompson was a presenter at one of the 2017 Total Wellness luncheons.

   Eat Right and Live Strong with Food Read More


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