Men Reaching Men to host extravaganza explosion

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:43 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

Holy Zion to celebrate pastor, wife

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:42 pm

   On September 13-14, Holy Zion Church of Metter will celebrate its 40th anniversary of its pastor and wife, with services beginning at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

   Thursday, September 13, will welcome guest speaker Pastor Hattie Garden. Guest churches will include Stillmore Sanctuary, Jones Temple, Pentacostal Living Way, and New Life Baptist, Cooper Baptist Church of All People.

   Friday, September 14, will host guest speaker Apostle T.V. Outen. Featured guest churches will Read More

Betty Driggers, 87

Posted by | September 12, 2018 2:41 pm

   Funeral Services for Betty Driggers, 87, of Metter were held Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Cool Spring Baptist Church with Reverend Wade McBride officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She passed away Monday, September 3, 2018, at Meadows Park Health and Rehabilitation following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Betty Driggers was born August 15, 1931, in Swainsboro to the late Charlie Homer Bell and Faye Short Bell. Read More

Meet author Will Storr today at EGSC-Statesboro!

Posted by | September 12, 2018 11:11 am

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

Freeman, Reer speak to SHS students

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:41 pm

   On Wednesday August 29, Sgt. Freeman and Officer Reer took a few minutes out of their day to meet with the juniors and seniors of Mrs. Brett’s College and Career Readiness Math and Algebra II classes. 

   Sgt Freeman’s main objective was to open a line of communication with students and give them a better understanding the U.S. Armed Services. Students were engaged in real life calculations, comparing local work and Read More

SHS Class of 2022 commits to graduate

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:39 pm

   On Friday, August 24, Swainsboro High School’s (SHS) freshman class participated in an interactive program, Commitment to Graduate, conducted by Jason Wiley. The message shared was for students to “begin with the end in mind” as they began their high school careers. Students were encouraged to make wise decisions and to set goals beyond high school. They also signed their Class of 2022 banner, which serves as their commitment to Read More

Swainsboro Kiwanians attend District convention

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:38 pm

   Four members of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club, Cheryl and Tim Goodman and Petite and Travis Garratt, traveled to Jekyll Island on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, August 17-19 for the 99th Georgia District Convention

   The 2018-2019 Georgia District Officers are: Debbie Brilling – District Governor, Andy Pipkin – Governor-Elect, and George Elkins – Vice Governor. 

   Tim Goodman was elected the Division 17 Lt. Governor. During the ceremony, deceased Swainsboro Kiwanian Bob Read More

Dellwood Baptist hosts Touch-A-Truck

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:37 pm

   Recently, Dellwood Baptist Church held a Touch-A-Truck outreach, and the turnout was great. Many kids in attendance were able to see and hear from local law enforcement, firefighters, and paramedics. Everyone learned a lot and even had the opportunity to see an AirEvac helicopter land.

   Kids present for this event enjoyed climbing in and out of the racecars that were there as well. Touring drag racer Mark Padgett was on Read More

Eagle offense puts up big numbers for first win of season

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:30 pm

   David Emanuel Academy’s varsity football team kicked off its 2018 season at home this past Friday night, and the Eagles pulled out all the stops to pummel Covington Academy 34-0.
   Senior running back Ashton Greene got the scoring started on a 4-yard touchdown run to put David Emanuel on the board, but the 2-point conversion was no good and the Eagles led 6-0.
   The next successful drive
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Cross the pond or sink at the annual Bobcat Regatta!

Posted by | September 11, 2018 4:29 pm

   On September 22, 2018, East Georgia State College will host their annual Duct Tape Regatta, where teams build boats out of cardboard and duct tape—nothing else!—and see who can cross Ezra Pond the fastest… or sink in the most spectacular fashion while trying to cross.
   Check in for the Regatta begins at 10 a.m. and the race begins at 11 a.m. Anyone is welcome to participate, but boats must be
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