Family Connection sponsors “A Taste of Literacy”

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:43 pm

   On Thursday, Feb. 22, Family Connection sponsored “A Taste of Literacy” at Swainsboro Primary School. Families of children in Pre K through 2nd grade were invited to attend the event. The night was focused on reading and making story time fun for the whole family. There were six stories read and snacks related to each story were served. Then, families came together to enjoy and delicious soup dinner served by Read More

Evans retires after 37 years of service

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:35 pm

   In November 1980, Hank Evans was hired as a substitute mail carrier. With a dual appointment, he worked as a PTF clerk and substitute mail carrier until 1989, when he was promoted to regular mail carrier. Evans has since served as the Route 2 carrier until his retirement on Jan. 1, 2018.

EMC volunteers purchase lift scale

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:34 pm

   The auxiliary volunteers at Emanuel Medical Center recently purchased a new Detecto patient lift scale for the Emanuel County Nursing Home.
   The patient lift scale is used to weigh bed-ridden and non-ambulatory individuals who are suspended by a patient-lift mechanism.
   Detecto’s patient lift scales are easy to operate, featuring just three keys for operator convenience. The suspended scales have a weight hold feature so that doctors and nurses can tend
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Building a healthier community

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:33 pm

   Juanita Porter, RN, care transition coordinator at Emanuel Medical Center (EMC), spoke to First Baptist Church’s women’s prayer group Wednesday, Feb. 21, about missions in the community.
   Emanuel Medical Center’s care transition coordinators assist with planning for transitioning from health care to community with best practices for improving care coordination, reducing readmissions, and preventing avoidable health care utilization. Porter spoke…

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Bobcat sports news

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:28 pm

   East Georgia State College’s Bobcats have been busy this past week with baseball, softball, and men’s and women’s basketball taking to field and court to play.
   On Tuesday, Feb. 20, the Bobcat baseball team lost to Southern Union 10–7. They traveled to Palatka, Florida, for a tournament February 23-25. The team defeated the defending national champions, Chipola, on Sunday by a score of 4–1. Baseball played again on Tuesday, Feb.
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ECI FBLA participates in FBLA-PBL Week

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:25 pm

   Emanuel County Institute’s FBLA chapter recently celebrated FBLA-PBL Week.
   To kick off the celebration, the officer team met with Twin City mayor Eileen Dudley, at which time she signed a proclamation declaring Feb. 5-9, 2018, as FBLA Week.
   Throughout the week, members received different prizes for each day, as well as a dress down ticket for Friday, and on Wednesday, members treated the faculty and staff to a loaded barbecue Read More

Bulldog baseball season underway

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:21 pm

   The ECI Bulldog baseball team took the field a few days ago to start a new era at Joe Harvey Field.
   Long-time baseball coach Chad Harper turned over the reigns of the team to assistant coach Brooks Collins after 17 successful years as head coach. Harper will remain with the team as assistant coach.
   The Bulldogs are a young team this year with only two seniors, Peyton
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Longview Farm and Home Museum announces new addition

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:19 pm

   A photograph of the Stevens Crossing Post Office building is now on display at The Longview Farm and Home Museum, located at 161 Museum Road.
   In preparation for tours, the building, donated by Steve and Carla Kite, is currently undergoing a process of restoration and will be ready to viewers by April 26, the same date as the annual meeting of Longview Farm and Home Museum.

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Local 4-H members place at district

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:14 pm

   On Feb. 9-11, 31 4-H’ers ranging in grades seventh through 12th competed at District Project Achievement (DPA) at Rock Eagle 4-H Center. Eighteen local competitors came home as first, second, or third place winners.

   First place winners were…

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