Big check ceremony held at Courthouse

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:41 pm

   Rain did not dampen the spirits of dozens of community leaders gathered at the Emanuel County Courthouse on Thursday, May 17, to celebrate the presentation of a Fox Theatre Institute Preservation Grant to The Historic Dixie Theatre.

   Fox Theatre Institute Director Leigh Burns noted the organization’s excitement in partnering with the local project, which includes technical support in addition to the $61,576 monetary award. She noted that The Historic Dixie Read More

County leaders graduate from Georgia Academy for Economic Developme

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:39 pm

   The board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces Emanuel County graduates from the 2018 Region 9 Multi-Day Training Program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from 17 counties in middle Georgia. The academy provided each of the graduates an opportunity to gain a unique understanding of the complexities of economic Read More

Family Connection awards Mercer with scholarship

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:38 pm

   Recently, Emanuel County Family Connection awarded its first scholarship of 2018 Emanuel County Institute  (ECI) graduate, Peyton Mercer. He was chosen over other applicants by his outstanding essay entitled “Community Pride.”

Emanuel County Family Connection Collaborative wishes Mercer much success as he begins classes at the University of Georgia in the fall.

Four ECI students pocket rewards

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:37 pm

   Being a good student pays! Emanuel County Institute (ECI) and Durden Banking Company (DBC), Inc. have made a commitment to reward a middle school and high school student each semester and half-semester for having good attendance, behaving well, and making good grades.

   Qualifying students who achieved these were placed in a drawing for a $20 prize. This half-semester’s winners were middle school students Blake Librizzi and Caroline Silinas and high Read More

Bulldogs hold spring sports banquet

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:35 pm


   The ECI Bulldogs held its spring sports recognition ceremony last Monday to honor students’ participation in sports during winter and spring.

   Sports represented were basketball, baseball, track and field, golf, and tennis.

   Golf coach Michael Williams presented letter certificates to his golf team. Members receiving certificates were Gavin Edenfield, Hunter Pitts, Bailey Sause, Denton Beasley, Zera Edenfield, and Zoe Durden.

   The team had one member who qualified Read More

David Emanuel Academy holds Honors Day 2018

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:33 pm

   Recently, David Emanuel Academy held Honors Day 2018. Head of School Haylee Free gave the welcome, the invocation and senior presentation was given by Sydney Hood, and teacher recognition was conducted by Andy Sutton and Free.

   Honor graduates were Dylan Hall (valedictorian and STAR Student), Alaina Scott (salutatorian), Brittney Arrington, Abby Chalker, Sydney Hood, and Malia Newsome.

   Senior Beta Club members were Brittney Arrington, Abby Chalker, Dylan Hall, Sydney Read More

DBC recognizes SPS mini bank participates

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:30 pm

   At Swainsboro Primary School, second graders are given the opportunity to participate in a mini bank program through Durden Banking Company (DBC). This is a program that teaches them the importance of lifelong saving. 

   Recently at Tiger Rally, Durden Banking Company’s Zac Frye and Melisa Claxton presented top collectors with certificates and gifts. They also recognized teachers with the most participants from their class, which included Cindy Riner and and Read More

Williams Chapel announces VBS

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:28 pm

   On June 4-8 from 7-9 p.m., Williams Chapel Baptist Church of Kite will host a Vacation Bible School program themed “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.” Adults and children of all ages are invited to attend.

Mount Olivet Baptist Church to host Vacation Bible School

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:27 pm

   Mount Olivet Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. on June 4-8. The church invites all to participate in creative games, surprising adventures, amazing experiments, incredible music, and tropical treats while making new friends. The theme for services will be “Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus.” For more information, call 478-763-2411 or 850-326-8363.

Bishop Chapel Church 2018 Homecoming to honor World War II veteran

Posted by | May 31, 2018 4:25 pm


   Homecoming 2018 plans are underway! Bishop Chapel Church and Cemetery Association (BC&C) invites you, your family, neighbors and friends to be a part of this year’s homecoming celebration and remembrance. This will be a wonderful opportunity to renew family ties and to become reacquainted with friends you haven’t seen in years. We hope everyone who has attended Homecoming in the past will come again and bring family Read More

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