Statesboro Kiwanis visits Swainsboro Kiwanis

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:42 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting, Tuesday night, April 24, at Catered Creations. In attendance, four members of the Statesboro Kiwanis Club traveled 37 miles to visit the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club as an interclub. 

   Inter-clubbing is an excellent means of following up new members induction training. They will begin to see the broader scope of the Kiwanis Family, as well as the relationship between Kiwanis Clubs located Read More

Carruth speaks to Kiwanis

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:41 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations. With President Jim Clapham presiding, there were 21 members in attendance, one guest—Betty Hooks, and an interclub from Statesboro Kiwanis consisting of Vince Galasso, Danny Folio, Horace Harrell, and Lynn Bennett. 

   The program for the evening was hosted by Pepper Fields, who introduced Cherry Carruth, owner and operator of All-Star Dance Read More

Family Connection has busy month

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:38 pm

   April has been a busy month for Family Connection. During the month, they have conducted classes to support the PBIS incentive program at the Swainsboro Elementary School.

   On April 13,  a fruit smoothie class was performed. Students were able to taste different fruits, including freeze dried, jellies, fresh, and frozen, and learn the many ways the fruits can be found in stores. Then, they observed how to make fruit smoothies Read More

EGSC baseball, softball seasons heading into conference play

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:36 pm

   The seasons are beginning to wind down for the East Georgia State College (EGSC) Bobcat baseball and softball teams, but both are intent on finishing strong.

   On April 17, the Lady Bobcats softball team defeated USC Salkehatchie 3-1 and 5-2. They went on to defeat West Georgia Tech on Saturday, April 21, 1-0 and 12-0 to sweep the series. Their game against Georgia Highlands the following day was rained out Read More

Winners announced in annual Emily Pestana-Mason Poetry Contest

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:34 pm

   The annual Emily Pestana-Mason Poetry Contest winners were recently named at East Georgia State College. Emily Thompson was the first place winner, Elizabeth Wilkie of Richmond Hill took second place, and third place went to Mohmedyamin Chhipa of Wrightsville.

   Thompson’s first place poem was titled ardens sed… “A quick search revealed to me that the phrase ‘ardens sed’ is a Latin motto meaning ‘burning but flourishing’ and that it has Read More

Miss EGSC visits Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:33 pm

   Recently, Miss East Georgia State College Taylor Sapp participated in Claxton’s Dairy Queen for Free Cone Day, where she served cones to all who came. This special day is held every year as a benefit for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Visitors get a free vanilla cone at participating Dairy Queens and can donate to CMN.

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Daniel awarded Beta Sigma Phi scholarship

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:30 pm

   Recently, Terri Daniel was recently awarded the Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship at East Georgia State College.

   An artist, Daniel wanted to attend college and study art since childhood. After raising her three children and surviving a stage three cancer journey, she felt that she had been given a second chance at life. She is a non-traditional student, but still feels that she is a student and works to learn all Read More

Bobcat baseball earns new school record, softball closes 2018 season

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:26 pm

   On April 27, the East Georgia State College Bobcat baseball team traveled to Rome to play Georgia Highlands, making a clean sweep and winning all five games this week. The Bobcats set a new school record on Friday, with an impressive seven home runs hit in a single game. They took that game 15-7 and won Saturday’s games 2-1 and 13-10. The Bobcats traveled to Gordon on Tuesday, then will Read More

Six Eagles rank top three during spelling bee

Posted by | May 3, 2018 4:25 pm

   Recently, students at David Emanuel Academy competed in a spelling bee competition at Pinewood Christian Academy, which ended with DEA holding six of the top three finishing positions. Placing first was Henny Patel in the first grade division, Aubrey Scott in second grade division, and Molly Hammock in 7th grade division. Other students to place included Addalyn Terwilliger, second in the fourth grade division, Tony Sutton took second in the Read More

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