Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:53 pm
by WHITLEY CLIFTON
Mayor Charles Schwabe and the Swainsboro City Council gathered Monday, March 18, at 6 p.m. at Swainsboro City Hall for a special called meeting.
Calling the meeting to order, council members discussed the funding of the Dixie Theatre.
Mayor Schwabe explained to council members that the committee has worked diligently to raise funds for the project. As of March 18, it was reported that approximately $800,000 has … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:52 pm
Emanuel County Schools is joining in a statewide celebration this week to salute the efforts of local school board members. The week of March 18-22, 2019 has been proclaimed School Board Appreciation Week in Georgia.
The week-long observance calls attention to the contributions of local boards of education.
“Citizens elect board members to represent the community’s voice on education matters and to set the vision for the school district,” said … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:51 pm
The following are reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…
A complainant filed a report in reference to her missing dog.
A deputy visited an establishment on North Anderson Drive and arrested an offender who had an outstanding warrant.
A deputy spoke with a complainant over the phone and took a report. The complainant gave the deputy his name but stated he did not want to provide … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:50 pm
The ECI baseball team played two important region games last week, splitting the two games. They defeated their rivals from Jenkins County on Tuesday but lost in Savannah Friday against the Raiders, who remain undefeated in region.
Tuesday, March 12, the Bulldogs hosted Jenkins County. Both teams came into the game with one region loss. ECI defeated their neighbors 12-4.
Tyler Flakes went the distance on the mound for the … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:49 pm
The Emanuel Arts Council (EAC) will sponsor open auditions for ‘Steel Magnolias’ on Tuesday, March 26, at 5:30 p.m. at Vann Community House in Swainsboro.
The play, written by Robert Harling, became an instant hit Off-Broadway in New York City in 1987. The success of the play led to a major motion picture in 1989, starring Sally Field, Shirley MacLaine, Olympia Dukakis, Dolly Parton, Darryl Hannah, and Julia Roberts.
“We … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:47 pm
Local gymnasts of Double Dose Gymnastics began their season in October 2018 by competing throughout the state of Georgia. Since then, they have earned a spot in the state championships in Acworth as well as the national championships in Orlando, Florida.
Competitive gymnastics takes hard work and long hours in the gym. It also takes dedication and commitment not just from the athletes, but from their families, too. The coaches, … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:45 pm
by HALEI LAMB
Last week was a hard one for David Emanuel Academy’s baseball team. The varsity boys dropped its second game of the season, losing 14–2 against Central Fellowship Christian Academy. The middle school boys lost to Vidalia Heritage Academy but managed to scratch out a win against CFCA.
DEA started the week on Thursday with a middle school road game against Vidalia Heritage and lost 4–1. Clayton Hood … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:43 pm
This week’s Cooks of the Week are Ashley and McKenleigh Tankersley. McKenleigh is a vibrant 5-year-old who loves to help her mom in the kitchen, using fresh items from their garden and eggs from their chickens. She is the daughter of Agan and Ashley Tankersley. Here are three recipes they would…
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Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:42 pm
Love In Action Worship Center, Inc., located at 661 South Main Street/Highway 1 South, will hold spring revival on March 21 and March 22 at 7 p.m. nightly. Services will feature guest revivalist Reverend Johnny Branch, pastor of Mount Zion Baptist Church of Garfield. Pastor Elder Willie L. Harden Jr. invites the public.
Posted by Whitley Clifton | March 20, 2019 4:41 pm
Holy Zion Church of Metter will host youth revival services March 21-22 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and March 24 with Sunday school beginning at 10:30 a.m., followed by worship service at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 21, will welcome guest speaker Pastor Harry S. Tremble. Guest churches will be Saint Matthew, Lakeside Fist Baptist, Holy Zion Church of Twin City, Thankful Baptist of Metter, House Street–Johnson Chapter, Saint Luke, Jones Temple … Read More