Mary Louise McQuater Johnson, 69

Posted by | August 30, 2019 2:15 pm

Funeral services for Mary Louise McQuater Johnson, 69, were held Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Rountree Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Donald Johnson presiding. Interment followed at Rountree Chapel Cemetery. She passed away Tuesday evening, August 20, 2019.

Mrs. Mary Louise McQuater Johnson was born on September 5, 1949 to the late Beulah Williams and John Henry McQuater. She attended the public schools of Emanuel County Read More

Martha Jean Easterling, 66

Posted by | August 30, 2019 2:00 pm

Funeral services for Martha Jean Easterling, 66, of Dublin were held Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Gethsemane Baptist Church with Reverend Jerry Walden, Pastor Earl Brown, Deacon Isaac Williams, and Pastor Stanford Anderson officiating. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. The family received friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, August 23, 2019 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Sunday, August 18, 2019 Read More

Margaret H. Peebles, 83

Posted by | August 30, 2019 1:45 pm

Funeral services for Margaret H. Peebles, 83, of Kite were Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Minton Chapel Advent Christian Church with Reverend Calvin Leavitt officiating. Interment followed at Kite City Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, August 26, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Scott Health and Rehab following an extended illness.

Mrs. Margaret H. Read More

Lloyd Johnson, 79

Posted by | August 30, 2019 1:30 pm

Lloyd Johnson, 79 of Stone Mountain, passed away August 19, 2019.

Born and raised in Garfield, Lloyd moved to Stone Mountain in 1960 and worked as a plumber with Local 72 before founding Lloyd Johnson Plumbing in 1983. He was a member of Stone Mountain Masonic Lodge #449 F.&.AM, a member at Mount Olivet Baptist Church, and attended Stone Mountain First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his Read More

Jerry Garrison Jr., 78

Posted by | August 30, 2019 1:15 pm

Funeral services for Jerry Garrison Jr., 78, were held Friday, August 23, 2019 at 10 a.m. at Williams Chapel Holiness Church with Elder D.G. Mosley presiding. Interment was held at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery. He passed away August 13, 2019.

Mr. Jerry Garrison Jr. was born to Jerry Sr. and Laura Ella Golson Garrison in Montgomery, Alabama, on May 19, 1941. He was the second of 12 children. Garrison Read More

Qualified candidates to run in November election

Posted by | August 30, 2019 1:00 pm

According to the Emanuel County Elections Office, the following candidates have qualified for the upcoming election set for November 5, 2019:


Ward 1 — Sue Bragg (incumbent) and Ricky D. Stevens

Ward 2 — Julian H. Sconyers Jr. (incumbent)

Ward 5 — John E. Parker (incumbent) and Paul Weaver


Mayor — Regan Slater

City Council — Brad Daughtry

City Council — Eddie Dean Allen

Twin City

Mayor — Read More

Lady Dawgs outscore their three opponents 39-3

Posted by | August 30, 2019 12:45 pm


The ECI Bulldogs softball team’s bats were hot last week, scoring 39 runs while the defense and pitching staff yielded just 3 runs and 8 hits against their three opponents.

Tuesday, August 20, the Bulldogs hosted Montgomery County in a region match-up. ECI put the game out of reach in the bottom of the first inning, scoring 13 runs. They plated 4 more runs in the second Read More

Elizabeth (Betty) “Babe” Foster, 86

Posted by | August 30, 2019 12:30 pm

Elizabeth (Betty) “Babe” Foster Fulghum, 86, of Midville died Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at Emanuel Medical Center. “Babe” was born in Gordon, daughter of the late Roy G. Foster Sr. and the late Lulee Stokes Foster. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Heyward Fulghum Sr.; a brother, Roy G. Foster Jr.; a sister, Virginia Foster Thurston; and a grandson, Matthew D. Mason.

Babe was a graduate of Read More

Total Wellness part three slated for September 10

Posted by | August 30, 2019 12:15 pm

Maintaining a healthy diet is about feeling great, having more energy, improving your health, and boosting your mood, and it doesn’t have to be overly complicated. To maintain a healthy weight, how much you eat is just as important as what you eat.

Creating a Healthy Lifestyle/Portion Control is the third session of the Total Wellness Series to be held September 10 at noon at the Fulford Center at East Read More

EGSC students see success through FESA program

Posted by | August 30, 2019 12:00 pm

East Georgia State College is the only college in the state of Georgia to offer a bachelor’s degree in Fire and Emergency Services Administration (FESA), and students are already seeing the benefits of the program. Since the bachelor’s program began in Spring of 2016, five people have graduated with the degree.

EGSC’s Fire and Emergency Services Administration program offers both an associate and bachelor’s degree track. The bachelor’s track is Read More

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