Annual Farm Bureau scholarship given to ECI alum

Posted by | October 26, 2018 10:00 am

Peyton Mercer was recently awarded the 2018 Dolan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship by Emanuel County Farm Bureau.

Mercer graduated from Emanuel County Institute this past spring and attended East Georgia College as a Move On When Ready student. While at ECI, he was a Star Honor Roll student, a 21st Century Leader, a member of Beta and FFA, and was involved in both baseball and football, taking many leadership roles. Read More


EAC hosts face-painting, boomerang-making

Posted by | October 26, 2018 9:30 am

The Emanuel Arts Council sponsored face-painting and How-to-Make-a-Boomerang activities during the Downtown Swainsboro Fall Festival on Oct. 16 at The Boneyard.

Members of the East Georgia State College Art Club, under direction of art professor Desmal Purcell, painted numerous faces during the festival. Additionally, Mark Lillquist, art teacher at Emanuel County Institute, showed children how to make paper boomerangs and fly them.

“The art teachers and students volunteered their services. Read More


Donaldson included in GSU Alumni Association’s latest 40 Under 40 class

Posted by | October 26, 2018 9:00 am

The Georgia Southern University Alumni Association is pleased to announce its

40 Under 40 Class of 2018.

Out of 120,000 living alumni, nearly 50,000 are under 40 years old. 40 Under 40 honorees not only represent the excellence of the university’s young alumni but also demonstrate the positive contributions and remarkable achievements for which Georgia Southern and Armstrong graduates are known.

Matt Donaldson of Twin City was one…

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Goodman qualifies for state cross country meet

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:30 am

The David Emanuel Academy varsity girls cross country team has been very busy the last few weeks.

First, the team attended a meet hosted by Rock Springs Christian Academy in Milner, where senior Carolina Lamm came in eighth overall and had her best time of the season. Senior Johnna Goodman was not able to run this meet due to injury.
Next, the girls traveled to Bulloch Academy in Statesboro, where
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Georgia Power sponsors law enforcement appreciation day

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:05 am

   Each year, Georgia Power officials sponsor a law enforcement appreciation luncheon in which are law enforcement agencies are invited. The event is held at Geogia Power Plant McIntosh Steam Plant In Rincon.

   The event begins with a block of law enforcement accredited training followed by a catered lunch for all to enjoy. Following lunch, officers in attendance participated in a pistol competition conducted at Effingham County Firing Range. This is Read More


DEA Junior Beta membership grows with new inductees

Posted by | October 26, 2018 8:00 am

David Emanuel Academy’s Junior Beta Club inducted several new members at a school ceremony on Tuesday, October 16.

Junior Beta consists of an elementary division for fourth and fifth graders and a junior division for students in grades 6 through 8.

Fourth graders who joined Junior Beta were…

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COTW: Raelyn Nichole Romig

Posted by | October 26, 2018 7:30 am

This week’s Cook of the Week is Raelyn Nichole Romig. She is the 5-year-old daughter of Wesley and Rachael Smission and Dustin and Nicole Romig. Her grandparents are Bobby and Melinda Wilkerson and Donnie Brown. She is the sister of Remington, Jaxson and Lincoln Smisson and Brooklyn and Brinsley Romig. Raelyn is in first grade at Swainsboro Primary School. In her spare time, she enjoys competing in pageants, going to Read More


Twin City participating in Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade

Posted by | October 25, 2018 5:00 pm

The City of Twin City will be doing its part to make the holiday season special for residents of Georgia’s hospitals serving persons with developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs.

For 59 years, cities across Georgia have brought the joy of the holiday season to patients at Georgia’s regional behavioral health hospitals through the Mayors’ Christmas Motorcade.

The program, begun by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) in cooperation with Governor Read More


TCE honor students named

Posted by | October 25, 2018 4:30 pm

According to Principal Todd Williford, the following students at Twin City Elementary (TCE) were named to the below honor lists for the first nine weeks:

Star Honor Roll

First grade — Gabby…

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Tru Flame cuts ribbon in Emanuel County

Posted by | October 25, 2018 4:00 pm

   On Tuesday, October 16, Tru Flame held its ribbon cutting event, making their establishment prominent in the community of Emanuel County. The event was held from 3-5 p.m., encouraging locals to visit and inquire information, as well as enter to win drawing prizes.

   With offices located in Augusta, Waynesboro, Statesboro, Swainsboro, Sylvania, and Springfield, the locally family-owned company holds over 150 years of combined propane experience, and is managed by Read More


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