Food Pantry relocation delayed

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:41 pm

The relocation of Emanuel County’s Food Pantry has been delayed until the first of the new year. The pantry will remain open at its current location, Swainsboro’s Boneyard, throughout the months of November and December at its regular scheduled hours, Thursdays from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Further plans will be announced at a later date.

Join EGSC for Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:39 pm

On Friday, November 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join East Georgia State College for First Friday at the Morgan House. This month will feature an oyster roast provided by the Office of Institutional Advancement and School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, a special Foundations exhibit featuring EGSC’s art classes, and the EGSC MusicMakers will provide a jam session.

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BOE holds REACH Scholar signing

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:38 pm


The Board of Education (BOE) held its monthly workshop meeting on Monday, October 29. Due to the signing of REACH Scholars, the regular scheduled 7 p.m. meeting began at 6:30 p.m. at the central office.

Opening the program, Dr. Kevin Judy welcomed all and presented a speech of recognition of board members and special guests, Keisha Hull and Elizabeth Gilmer. Students recognized in the program as REACH Read More

8th Annual Family Astronomy Night this Thursday

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:37 pm

The Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College will host its 8th Annual Family Astronomy Night Thursday, Nov. 1, from 5 until 7:30 p.m. A host of fun-filled activities are planned for the event.

Astronomy consultant Tom Faller will provide an assortment of telescopes for sky observation, and a variety of hands-on science activities will be provided by EGSC science instructors, as Read More

ECSO Report 10-31-18

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:35 pm

Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) reported…

October 19

Deputy responded to Highway 57 East in reference to an abandoned vehicle.

October 20

Victim stated that an offender assaulted her.

October 22

Complainant filed a report in reference to a burglary at the fairgrounds.

Complainant alleged that an offender had failed to pay him a debt. Deputy referred the complainant to the magistrate.

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Rountree Island MBC to acknowledge ushers

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:34 pm

Rountree Island Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) of Summertown will celebrate Usher Ministry Day on Sunday, November 4, and will host guest speaker, Pastor Richard A. Lawrence Jr. Sunday school service will begin at 10 a.m., followed by morning worship at 11:15 a.m. All are invited.

Melodyaires to perform at Oak Chapel homecoming

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:34 pm

J. T. Logue of Wrightsville will be the featured speaker at Oak Chapel’s homecoming on Sunday, November 4.  Services will begin at 10:30 that morning with music by the Melodyaires, a popular group from South Carolina. This group of talented men love the Lord, their families, and their church. Their traditional and progressive southern gospel music keeps Jesus as the focal point of their ministry as they sing all over Read More

Jones Temple to celebrate pastor’s 25 years of service

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:31 pm

Starting October 31 and ending November 2 at 7:30 p.m., Jones Temple Pentecostal Church of Deliverance invites the community to join in the celebration of Elder Hattie M. Gordon’s 25th pastoral anniversary. The occasion was rescheduled due to Hurricane Michael.

Several guest speakers have arranged speaking engagements. Apostle Linda Stone Travett will deliver the message on Wednesday, October 31. Apostle Melvin Byne will preach Thursday, November 1, followed by Minister Read More

Garfield UMC to celebrate homecoming

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:30 pm

Garfield United Methodist Church (UMC), pastored by Bryan Price, announces two homecoming services slated for the month of November.

Kicking on the celebration on Saturday, November 3, service will begin at 7 p.m. and will welcome The Nunez Baptist Gospel Group for music, and Retired Major Jeff Odegard as guest speaker. A desert fellowship will follow in the fellowship hall.

Homecoming service will be held at 11:15 a.m. on Sunday, Read More

Atelia “Tillie” Idez Sweat Hopkins, 83

Posted by | October 31, 2018 2:28 pm

A memorial service for Atelia “Tillie” Idea Sweat Hopkins, 83, of Swainsboro was held Saturday, October 27, 2018, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Mark Sweat and and Jim Harrell officiating. Interment followed in Harmony Baptist Church Cemetery in Soperton. She died Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at her residence following an extended illness.

Mrs. Atelia “Tillie” Idea Sweat Hopkins was born November 10, 1934, Read More

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