Kiwanis Club cooks hot dogs at BarkFest

Posted by | May 18, 2018 12:30 pm

   Fifteen local Kiwanians traveled to the old Kiwanis park located at Harmon Park on South Main Street in Swainsboro on Saturday, April 21, to attend the first-ever BarkFest.
   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro was asked to sell hot dogs to event attendees. Kiwanian Jim Clapham provided his grill and expertise to cook the concession. The club sold these grilled hot dogs for $1 each, as well as bottles of water,
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ECI competes at state track and field meet, Jordan wins high jump

Posted by | May 18, 2018 12:30 pm

   The ECI Bulldog track and field team competed in the state meet last week held in Albany.
   The team left Hugh Mills Stadium with the high jump Class A state championship.
   Senior Greg Jordan won the championship with a jump of 6.06, taking home the gold.
   Jordan also played football and basketball for the Bulldogs.
   Other Bulldogs competing in the meet were Emma Mason, who placed fifth
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Garfield Community Club holds May meeting

Posted by | May 18, 2018 12:00 pm

   The Garfield Community Club held its monthly meeting at Lew’s BBQ in Twin City at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3. Vice President Joann Trammell called the meeting to order before leading the pledge of allegiance. Maudine Johnson choose “God Bless America” as the hymn, and Ellen Evans read the club prayer. 

   Devotion and prayer were led by Chaplain Janice Hendley.

   The club motto was recited by all. Marilyn Kent Read More

Open Access Event Cancelled

Posted by | May 18, 2018 11:50 am

Tomorrow’s Open Access Event at the Swainsboro Wal-Mart has been cancelled due to projected inclement weather. Keep an eye on East Georgia State College’s social media or their news feed at for information on Open Access at EGSC!

Franklin Memorial Library hosts poetry contest

Posted by | May 18, 2018 11:30 am

   Franklin Memorial recently held its annual poetry contest and received a record-breaking 121 entries.
   Future Maya Angelous, Emily Dickinsons, and Robert Frosts submitted works on everything from animals to innermost private thoughts. A first place winner was chosen from each of grades three through five, plus one overall high school winner.
   Library assistant manager Gladys Collins visited Swainsboro Elementary School to recognize participants and present prizes to the winners. All
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EGSC softball team to hold prospect camp

Posted by | May 18, 2018 11:00 am

   The East Georgia State College’s Lady Bobcats softball will hold a prospect camp on June 8 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and early registration cost is $75. Registration on the day of camp will be $85.

   The camp will begin at 9 a.m. with an introduction, stretching, and a mental approach. From 10 a.m. until 11 a.m., attendees will work on defensive stations. Read More

Three Bobcats named to GCAA All-Academic Team

Posted by | May 18, 2018 10:30 am

   Three East Georgia State College Lady Bobcat softball players were recently named to the 2018 All-Academic Team for Region 17 of the GCAA.

   Catcher Libbi Lance of Commerce, infielder Ashlei Wuertley of Commerce, and RHP Abigail Johnson of Rutland were all named to the team.

   “We are very proud of our Lady Bobcats and their academic and athletic achievements,” said athletic director Chuck Wimberly.

Seven Bobcats named to GCAA All-Conference teams

Posted by | May 18, 2018 10:00 am

      After a fantastic season, seven East Georgia State College Bobcat Baseball players have been named to the GCAA All-Conference Teams.

   “East Georgia State College experienced the best baseball season in school history this past season, and the following players that were selected GCAA All-Conference were a major reason for the success of our Bobcats this season,” said athletic director Chuck Wimberly. “They provide strong leadership and great knowledge of the Read More

Emanuel County Historic Society hosts annual meeting

Posted by | May 18, 2018 9:30 am

   The Emanuel County Historic Society hosted its annual meeting at Longview Farm and Home Museum at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 26. Many members arrived at 5 p.m. for a tour of the building, commenting about how much has been done to reorganize the thousands of historic items donated from throughout the county. A covered dish dinner was served.

   The program for the evening featured Don and Pat Thomas’ “Travel Read More


Posted by | May 18, 2018 9:00 am

   Due to incorrect information submitted, the picture of new officers which appeared with the Delta Kappa Gamma article in last week’s edition was erroneous. The photo which should have appeared is attached with this correction.

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