Georgia Power sponsors law enforcement appreciation day

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:05 am

   Each year, Georgia Power officials sponsor a law enforcement appreciation luncheon in which are law enforcement agencies are invited. The event is held at Geogia Power Plant McIntosh Steam Plant In Rincon.

   The event begins with a block of law enforcement accredited training followed by a catered lunch for all to enjoy. Following lunch, officers in attendance participated in a pistol competition conducted at Effingham County Firing Range. This is Read More


DEA Junior Beta membership grows with new inductees

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:00 am

David Emanuel Academy’s Junior Beta Club inducted several new members at a school ceremony on Tuesday, October 16.

Junior Beta consists of an elementary division for fourth and fifth graders and a junior division for students in grades 6 through 8.

Fourth graders who joined Junior Beta were…

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COTW: Raelyn Nichole Romig

Posted by | October 26, 2018 7:30 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is Raelyn Nichole Romig. She is the 5-year-old daughter of Wesley and Rachael Smission and Dustin and Nicole Romig. Her grandparents are Bobby and Melinda Wilkerson and Donnie Brown. She is the sister of Remington, Jaxson and Lincoln Smisson and Brooklyn and Brinsley Romig. Raelyn is in first grade at Swainsboro Primary School. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in pageants, going to Read More


Twin City participating in Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade

Posted by | October 25, 2018 5:00 pm

The City of Twin City will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia’s hospitals serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs.

For 59 years, cities across Georgia have brought the joy of the holiday season to patients at Georgia’s regional behavioral health hospitals through the Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade.

The program, begun by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) in cooperation with Governor Read More


TCE honor students named

Posted by | October 25, 2018 4:30 pm

According to Principal Todd Williford, the following students at Twin City Elementary (TCE) were named to the below honor lists for the first nine weeks:

Star Honor Roll

First grade — Gabby…

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Tru Flame cuts ribbon in Emanuel County

Posted by | October 25, 2018 4:00 pm

   On Tuesday, October 16, Tru Flame held its ribbon cutting event, making their establishment prominent in the community of Emanuel County. The event was held from 3-5 p.m., encouraging locals to visit and inquire information, as well as enter to win drawing prizes.

   With offices located in Augusta, Waynesboro, Statesboro, Swainsboro, Sylvania, and Springfield, the locally family-owned company holds over 150 years of combined propane experience, and is managed by Read More


SHS class sends thanks to military

Posted by | October 25, 2018 3:30 pm

   Students in Selena Reynolds‘ class participated in the BIG THANK YOU project by handwriting thank-you letters for deployed military members who will be away from their families at Thanksgiving. The Georgia Department of Education has partnered with The Bert Show to challenge all schools and students to participate in the program. Letters will bring service members a voice of gratitude, and a taste of home.  


Notes from the Senate

Posted by | October 25, 2018 3:00 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

SOME HISTORY OF THE ELEMENTS OF GEORGIA’S REVENUES

Every month I report on the numbers from the Department of Revenues’ report and discuss how the state is doing. It hasn’t always been this strong or positive for the state. And there are sections of the Revenue Report that have a history. This seemed like a good time to both compare where the state is Read More


Emanuel County celebrates Purple Thursday

Posted by | October 25, 2018 2:30 pm

   On Thursday, October 18, individuals and businesses of Emanuel County dawned purple attire in support of domestic violence awareness month.

   The Refuge of Vidalia sponsored this community event with a display of shirts made by victims of domestic abuse that portrayed their stories of before and after leaving domestic relationships. The display was arranged at the downtown Swainsboro Fountain, where locals gathered for a balloon release in honor of victims. Read More


Letter to the Editor: Think before you vote!

Posted by | October 25, 2018 2:00 pm

Dear Editor,

No one should ever underestimate the political savvy of professional democratic operatives. Even while cries of “Russian collusion” and “illegitimate election” were echoing, they were busy privately assessing what really happened in the 2016 election. After reaching a conclusion, they developed a plan of action of compete in so-called red states.

Raising almost unlimited money was easy because emotions were raw. That allowed them to initiate and fully Read More


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