Practical nursing graduates honored at STC

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:48 pm

The practical nursing program on the Vidalia and Swainsboro campuses of Southeastern Technical College (STC) held a pinning ceremony for its Summer 2019 graduates on July 30.

The graduates were Megan Losolla, Phillip Lupo and Julie Shepard from Vidalia, Tyler Durden and Montana Oglesby from Twin City, Tiffany Parker and Jerica Tucker from Metter, Calli Drake from Summertown, Brandi Eversole from Eden, Spencer Harrell from Eastman, Samantha Lewis from Millen, Read More

Toxin-producing algea in ponds poses threat to animals

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:47 pm


The sudden and unexpected death of a Marietta, Georgia, couple’s beloved dog after swimming with its owners in Lake Allatoona has filled social media feeds since the incident on Aug. 10. The incident brings to light the dangers of toxic algae growth. In neighboring North Carolina, another couple lost three dogs in one day after an afternoon swim in a pond.

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Wanda Gail Moss, 58

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:46 pm

Funeral Services for Wanda Gail Moss, 58, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, August 17, 2019, 11 a.m. at Swainsboro City Auditorium. Interment followed in the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Augusta.The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 16, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. She passed away Thursday, August 8, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.

Mrs. Wanda Gail Moss was born November 3, 1960 to Read More

Buford Daniels, 87

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:45 pm

Funeral services for Buford Daniels, 87, of Twin City were held Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 11 a.m. at New Testament Missionary Outreach Church with Evangelist Becky Trammell officiating. Interment followed in the New Testament Missionary Outreach Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, August 19, 2019 at New Testament Missionary Outreach Church. He passed away Saturday, August 17, 2019 at his residence following an extended Read More

Two nights of services planned for Endtime Faith

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:44 pm

Endtime Faith Deliverance Church, located at 407 Murphy Street in Midville, will be having a two-night revival August 29 and August 30 at 7:30 p.m. The guest speaker is Bishop Johnny L. Williams of Holy Tabernacle, UCOG in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Everyone is invited. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. is pastor and founder.

Thomas Foster Sanders Jr., 86

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:43 pm

Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of  Mr. Thomas Foster Sanders Jr., age 86, a native of Swainsboro, on Friday, August 16, 2019, at Cedar Plantation in Metter.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel. The family received friends at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 p.m.  until time of service. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery.

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Interim Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs named at EGSC

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:42 pm

As a new school year begins at East Georgia State College, Dr. Sandra Sharman will be filling the role as Interim Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs. In this dual role, she will manage and supervise each department’s deans, the Associate Vice Presidents, and be a vehicle of communication between many of the college departments.

This role may be new for Dr. Sharman, but she is not new to Read More

Commissioners approve Buckley & Associates for new emergency center project

Posted by | August 27, 2019 3:21 pm


The Board of Commissioners convened for its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, August 20, at the John C. Coleman Hotel. Calling the meeting to order at 6 p.m., Chairman Hugh Foskey welcomed all before asking Commissioner Desse Davis to lead the invocational prayer.

In reference to new business, discussion and action were taken on the emergency operation center architectural service agreement and the Read More

R&F’s AFTER Labor Day Pillow Sale

Posted by | August 27, 2019 12:00 pm

After Labor Day Pillow and Dog Bed Blowout! New Fall & Christmas Pillows!

Don’t miss their after Labor Day sale Saturday, September 7th, from 7am – 12pm @ 610 E. Main St, Swainsboro.

They’ll be having their dog days of summer dog bed sale with a variety of dog beds starting at $4.

New this month….NEW FALL & CHRISTMAS pillows!

They have new outdoor chair and bench seating at an … Read More

Annual Convocation to be held at EGSC

Posted by | August 26, 2019 4:11 pm

East Georgia State College’s Annual Convocation will be held next week. Join students, faculty and staff at the Luck F. Gambrell Center’s Auditorium on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 11 a.m. This year’s Convocation text is Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. The book explores themes of censorship and the freedom of thought and was chosen by the faculty and staff of East Georgia State College at the … Read More

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