Family Connection takes part in health fair

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:44 pm

On October 26, Family Connection coordinator Tammy Allen participated in the Healthy U Fair.

While there, she shared information about family nutrition and promoted the importance of reading. Those who stopped by her table received nutritious recipes, tips for meal planning, and free books. She called the opportunity a “fun way to interact with individuals and families and to encourage them to make good choices.”

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EGSC biology students attend workshop in Atlanta

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:43 pm

   On Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, Associate Professor of Biology Dr. John Cadle and Chair of the East Georgia State College Biology Department Dr. David Chevalier attended the Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Recruitment Fair in Atlanta with five EGSC Bachelor of Science in  Biology program students. Yamin Chhipa, Khadijah Johnson, Susanna Hall, Fiza Chhipa and Lesilie Harbin attended the workshop, and the trip was sponsored by the new Read More


DEA names two Heisman representatives, one is state finalist

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:42 pm

David Emanuel Academy seniors Carli Patterson and Baylor Smith have been selected as school winners of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.

Every year, the Wendy’s High School Heisman program recognizes top seniors who have excelled in the areas of academics, athletics, and community service.

From a total applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school student-athletes graduating with the class of 2019, more than 7,500 have been named school winners Read More


ESTATE/GARAGE SALE

Posted by | November 9, 2018 9:19 am

ESTATE/GARAGE SALE:  Sat, Nov. 17 from 8am – 4pm @ 479 Mt. Shady Church Rd, Swainsboro.  Furniture, Outdoor Appliances, Automotive Equipment, Tools, 2 Camper tops.  Handyman & Yard Sale Treasures.


Miss Moore, Mr. Ross to exchange vows next month

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:14 pm

Mr. and Mrs. John M. Moore of Adrian are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Brianna Paige Moore, to Mr. Will Ledger Ross of Swainsboro, son of Mr. and Mrs. Keith Ross of Swainsboro.

The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Swainsboro High School. She graduated from East Georgia State College in 2015 with an associate degree in general studies and will graduate Georgia Southern University in Read More


Wood completes master’s in nursing

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:11 pm

Recently, Charlotte Lorene Wood completed her Master of Science in Nursing through an online program with Aspen University based in Denver, Colorado.

Completing the course with a GPA of 3.97 and graduating magna cum laude, Wood was invited to join Sigma Theta Tau, an international honor society for nurses, and the Delta Epsilon Tau National Honor Society, an honor society for graduate students achieving academic excellence.

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SMS announces honor students

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:10 pm

According to Willie Gibson, principal of Swainsboro Middle School (SMS), the following students have earned the below-listed honors:

Honor Roll

Sixth grade — Jakayla Allissa Coleman, Samantha Jewel Coleman, Kimberly Vazquez-Duque,Logan Mitchell Fleming, Caleb Matthew Gay, Griselda Sarai Gonzalez, Yadira Judith Hernandez, Redleigh Sierra Jackson, Adam Nicholas Kay, Mikeysha Nicole Lockett, Ana Grace Lopez, Alana D’Ashia Lovett, Akira Ja’Nae Marion, Celaya Melaishia McLeod, Kisna Maheshkumar Patel, Abigail Grace Phillips, Jaqueline Read More


Region 2-AA playoff picture

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:09 pm

by TROUP BRINSON

The No. 1 seed (8-2) Swainsboro Tigers will host the No. 4 seed (4-6) Northeast Raiders from Macon. Swainsboro averages 26 points per game on offense and allows 12 points per game defensively while Northeast averages 19 points per game and gives up 26 points on defense.

“They’re big and strong up front and very athletic at the skill positions,” said head coach Scott Roberts. “Their QB Read More


SES OUTLOOK students conduct service project

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:07 pm

Brooke Frye’s OUTLOOK students at Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) recently collected canned hams as a service project for the first nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. These canned hams will be donated to Weekend Blessings, a local organization which provides weekend meals to students in Emanuel County Schools.

Weekend Blessings uses the canned hams to prepare holiday meals for students.

OUTLOOK students at SES regularly participate in service projects Read More


Notes from the Senate

Posted by | November 8, 2018 5:06 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

BALANCING THE BUDGET – THE KEY IS IN THE REVENUE

The state constitution charges the General Assembly to set appropriations to operate state government.  While the ultimate allocations are widely argued, not much time is spent discussing the revenue estimate that dictates the amount of funding available.  While most states work under balanced budget requirements, the ways vary that states arrive at their revenue Read More


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