Leola Woods, 88

Posted by | May 24, 2019 1:30 pm

   Funeral services for Leola Woods, 88, were held Monday, May 6, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Mosley’s Funeral Home with Elder D.G. Mosley serving as eulogist. Interment followed at Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Friday, May 3, 2019.

Miss Leola Woods was born April 18, 1931 to the late Al Woods and Viola Coleman-Woods. A native of Emanuel County, she attended the Swainsboro city schools and Read More


Brewer speaks to Kiwanis Club

Posted by | May 24, 2019 1:00 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday night, April 30, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President Cheryl Goodman presiding. Twenty-two had 22 members and hree guests, Jeffrey Brewer, Anita Cerpovicz, and Blake McBride, attended.

The meeting also had an “interclub” from the Kiwanis Club of Brooklet, which consisted of three members, Randy Brigmond, Russ Johnson, and Tom Bigwood.

The program for the evening was hosted Read More


Local restaurant to hold Customer Appreciation Day

Posted by | May 24, 2019 12:30 pm

Known for bringing friends and family together, the Huddle House restaurant in Swainsboro has planned Customer Appreciation Day for the community.

To show its gratitude for the Swainsboro community and the customers who support Huddle House, the restaurant wants to reward its most loyal guests with family fun, door prizes, and the chance to win free meals from Huddle House for a year! All dine-in food purchases will be 50% Read More


Happy Memorial Day!

Posted by | May 24, 2019 12:00 pm

U.S. Highway One in Toombs County, just outside of Emanuel, was recently named the Staff Sergeant Dustin Michael Wright Memorial Highway. Wright, who had ties to Emanuel County, lost his life while in service to the United States on a tour in Niger in October 2017.

Unfortunately, there is no official listing of the amount of Emanuel County service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice. However, to Read More


Vets clean another cemetery

Posted by | May 24, 2019 11:30 am

Emanuel Veterans had yet another wonderful day of community service as they visited and tidied up Flat Ford Cemetery. The veterans say they had a great time doing so. Maybe a cemetery near you will be next!


EGSC earns Tree Campus USA recognition for 2019

Posted by | May 24, 2019 11:00 am

East Georgia State College was recently recognized as a Tree Campus USA for 2018. This designation from the Arbor Day Foundation are awarded to universities and colleges across the United States for promoting healthy trees and student engagement on campus.

“I would like to thank all the member of the Campus Tree Advisory Committee members for their diligent work during 2018,” said Dr. David Chevalier, chair of the EGSC biology Read More


PTO fundraiser benefits ECI cheerleading squad

Posted by | May 24, 2019 10:30 am

Emanuel County Institute’s varsity cheerleaders sold laundry detergent in an effort to raise money for new cheerleading uniforms and equipment. The school’s parent/teacher organization facilitated this fundraiser.

Emanuel County Institute PTO has been working hard to build strong working relationships among parents, teachers, and the school in support of the students. The varsity cheerleaders are extremely grateful for their support. Michelle Millsaps and Frances Spears presented the group with a Read More


DeLoach Johnson Martin, 85

Posted by | May 24, 2019 10:00 am

   Durden-Hudson Funeral Directors announces the death of Mrs. DeLoach J. Martin, age 85 of Swainsboro, GA  on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Summer Willow Personal Care Home in Nunez, GA.

Funeral services were Monday, May 20, 2019 in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel at 3:00 PM with Rev. Franklin Sasser officiating.

Entombment followed at Eastbrook Cemetery and Mausoleum.

The family received friends at the funeral home Monday, May 20, 2019 from Read More


Frye speaks to SHS business class

Posted by | May 24, 2019 9:30 am

On May 15, Zac Frye, vice president of Durden Banking Company, Inc., spoke to Mary Mason’s business education class concerning basic banking principals, credit scores, and financial management. The class contains juniors and graduating seniors.

Frye said this about the opportunity, “It is always a pleasure to speak to students, especially ones about to enter the real world, either going to college or entering the workforce. Soft skills, common sense, Read More


Faith Outreach announces revival

Posted by | May 24, 2019 9:00 am

Beginning June 1 through June 3, Faith Outreach Deliverance Church Inc. will host revival services featuring guest speaker Dr. Apostle B.T. Hamilton of H.O.P.E Pentecostal Temple in Jacksonville, Florida. The church is located at 216 South Green St. Pastor Lorene J. Peebles invites all.


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