Need THAT Star in your life?

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:48 pm

Of all the stars seen within the night sky of Emanuel County, there is one that can’t be seen while looking up!

Meet shelter-pup, Star! The staff at Emanuel County Animal Shelter guestimate her to be approximately 1 1/2 years old. It is also said that Star is SUPER people and dog-friendly AND she is heartworm negative!

Be sure to visit Star and the other available adoptable luv-pups at the … Read More

Will you visit her? Pretty please, with a cherry on top?

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:42 pm

Cherry is begging you to stop by and visit her and the other adoptable pups at the Emanuel County Animal Shelter!

Cherry is a female lab mix, estimated to be in between the age of 1-year and 1 1/2-years-old, and is DOG AND HUMAN-FRIENDLY! 

Please keep in mind that she IS heartworm positive (But she’s just as capable of providing love and companionship to her hopeful future owner!)

Be sure … Read More

Willoughby elected state president

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:25 pm

Members and guests gathered on June 8 for the 107th Georgia Division Children of Confederacy Convention at Watson Mill Bridge State Park in Comer.

Beechwood Chapter 979 members attending were Colt, Hallie Jo, Denise, and Genevieve Pandolfi and Smith and Wessyn Willoughby.

Also attending in support of the chapter were Amy Pandolfi, Dess and Ginny Smith, Pam Weldon, and Sybil Willingham. 

Beechwood Chapter members participated in the meeting. Colt and Read More

Trading places: Two Twin City businesses swap buildings

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:24 pm


Twin City business owners Eileen Dudley and Roseann Ettinger are pleased to announce a recent change in business locations.

Having been located on South Railroad Avenue, Dudley occupied her business setting when not tending to her day-to-day role as city mayor. She has an extensive history in portraits and fine arts, and she has attended plenty art shows and competitions. In addition to this, she has instructed Read More

July 4 in Twin City to feature fun run and parade

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:20 pm

Sign up for Twin City’s July 4th Summerfest Fun Run and Patriotic Parade!

The patriotic festival will kick off at 11 a.m. with “Chase the Chief,” a one-mile run. The course is set, and t-shirts are printed! The police chief will get a head start, and the runners’ mission is to tag the chief with a handful of color. The first 10 adults and first 10 children to finish will Read More

Southern Sweet Catfish & Seafood

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:17 pm

New to Twin City is a family-owned restaurant, Southern Sweet Catfish & Seafood, established and operated by Gary Handsom.

Handsom is no stranger to Twin City. You may remember him in the late 1990s as one of the running backs for Emanuel County Institute. During his football days, Handsom brought determination and fortitude to the game as he represented Twin City on the field. He brings that same resolve as Read More

Ag students weld toolboxes from metal donated by AMC

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:16 pm

Ag students at Swainsboro High School were busy spring semester learning various skills that pertain to the vocational trades industry. Students in Ag Mechanics learned about welding, electrical wiring, woodworking, and measurement.

One of the projects that students were able to complete this semester included learning how to correctly assemble from plans and weld together toolboxes that were donated by Advanced Metal Components.

This project was completed as a collaboration Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:15 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


As the State of Georgia prepared to bring a proposed list of projects to the bond market for sale, the three bond underwriting firms, Moody’s, Standard & Poors and Fitch all rated the bonds “AAA” and in their analyses reaffirmed the state’s successful, conservative and consistent management of resources and government.

 Standard and Poors noted that Georgia’s Read More

Program about Waxhaws Battle presented to Wiregrass members

Posted by | June 25, 2019 4:14 pm

The Wiregrass Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, held its monthly meeting Thursday, June 13.

With President Wilder Smith Jr. presiding, there were 13 members and three guests in attendance. The program for the evening presented by President Smith was entitled “Battle of Waxhaws.”

The Battle of Waxhaws (also known as the Waxhaws, Waxhaw Massacre, and Buford’s Massacre) took place during the Revolutionary War on May 29, 1780 Read More

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