Don’t miss EGSC’s Hispanic Heritage Month events

Posted by | October 2, 2017 10:20 am

On October 4, 2017, East Georgia State College’s Library will hold two events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

From 2 – 2:30 p.m., EGSC Associate Professor of Humanities Jeniba Dart will give a lecture on “Hispanic Heritage Month: Why Do We Celebrate It?” in Room J503. From 3 – 5 p.m., there will be a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the Luck F. Gambrell Building Rotunda.

There will be popcorn … Read More

Taylor named Play 60 MVP

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:21 pm

   Swainsboro Elemenatry School’s Allie Taylor has been selected as a 2017 Atlanta Falcons PLAY 60 MVP.

   She was one of 11 students from around the state to be selected as such. MVPs were chosen based on their conscious effort and commitment to eating healthy, staying active, and demonstrating sportsmanship at their school.

   Taylor and her fellow MVPs will be recognized during an upcoming Falcons game versus the Buffalo Bills on … Read More

Clara Virginia Anderson, 53

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:18 pm

   Memorial services for Clara Virginia Anderson, 53, of Adrian were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at 5 p.m. with Reverends Chad Kennison and Joe Bedgood officiating. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Augusta University Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Ms. Clara Virginia Anderson was born January 16, 1964, in Swainsboro to the late Dennis B. Durden and Yvonne Alberson … Read More

Ruth J. Wilson, 71

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:17 pm

   Funeral services for Ruth J. Wilson, 71, resident of Twin City, were held Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Reverend Michael Williams officiating. Entombment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery. She died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at her residence.

   Ms. Ruth Joyner Wilson was born in Bulloch County. She was the daughter of the late Eddie Joyner and Nannie Bell Cowart Joyner, and … Read More

Mary Schwalls Gilmer, 91

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:16 pm

   Graveside services for Mary Schwalls Gilmer, 91, resident of Swainsboro, will be held Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery with Reverend Franklin Sasser officiating. She died Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, at Emanuel County Nursing Home.

   Mrs. Mary Schwalls Gilmer, daughter of the late Lester Schwalls and Evelyn Cross Schwalls, was a native and lifelong resident of Emanuel County. She was a graduate of Swainsboro High … Read More

Ray Glover, 57

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:14 pm

   Graveside services for Ray Glover, 57, of Kite were held Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Kite City Cemetery with Rev. Morris Brantley officiating. He died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

   Mr. Ray Glover was born October 5, 1959, in Swainsboro to the late Raymond Glover and Jessie “Nell” Morris Glover. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1977. He was a member of the Sons of the Confederacy. … Read More

Jimmie “Jim” Fields, 80

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:13 pm

   Funeral services for Jimmie “Jim” Fields, 80, of Dawsonville were held Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. David Sanders officiating. Interment followed in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. He passed away Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at Seasons Hospice following a period of declining health.

   Born October 28, 1936 in Swainsboro to the late B.J. and Ruby Fields, Mr. Jimmie “Jim” Fields … Read More

Jo Ann Parham Lawson, 74

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:11 pm

   Funeral services for Jo Ann Parham Lawson, 74, were held Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Forsyth United Methodist Church with Darris Baker and Ken Stephens officiating. Graveside services followed at 4 p.m. at Sardis Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away the evening of Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in her home surrounded by loved ones.

   Ms. Jo Ann Parham Lawson was born on January 12, 1943, to … Read More

Rev. Dr. James Ray Freeman Sr.

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:08 pm

   Funeral services for Rev. Dr. James Ray Freeman Sr., 80, of Swainsboro were held Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Swainsboro with Rev. Louis Pierce, Rev, Keith Claxton, and Rev. Royce Freeman officiating. Graveside services followed that afternoon at 4 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Rebecca. He died Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

   Dr. Freeman was born in Rebecca to the late … Read More

Morningside Baptist to celebrate homecoming

Posted by | September 29, 2017 4:04 pm

On October 1, Morningside Baptist Church will welcome past and present members, special singers, a keynote speaker, and the general public for homecoming. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. without Sunday school preceding. Sandra and Friends will be the featured entertainment, and Bro. Louis Pearce will bring the message. A covered dish luncheon will follow.

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