Two from Brier Creek Chapter receive awards

Posted by | June 22, 2018 12:04 pm

   During its meeting held June 7, sergeant-at-arms Don Bazemore and president Lee Smith were presented certificates of appreciation for their willingness to re-enact the Battle of Kettle Creek as part of the volunteer militia at a skirmish in Washington on February 14.
   In addition, Smith presented Bazemore a streamer for the chapter’s participation in a patriot gravemarking ceremony in Augusta on May 19. The event took place inside the social
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BOE takes action in executive session

Posted by | June 22, 2018 10:34 am

   During last week’s Emanuel County Board of Education meeting, the following personnel agenda items were approved:
   Employments, certified personnel contingent upon NCIC report — Steve Brackett, Quintaya Brown, Charles Elmore, Danny Evans, Mandy Haggen, Elise Peeples, Amy Sconyers, Danyelle Warren, and Heather Williams, teachers
   Employment, certified person —
Angela Young, assistant principal
  Employments, classified personnel contingent upon NCIC report — Brandi Davis, media clerk; Earl Deas Jr., mechanic; Jasmine Hightower,
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Emanuel County 4-H sees another great year of modified trap competition

Posted by | June 22, 2018 8:55 am

   The 2018 Emanuel County 4-H Project S.A.F.E. modified trap team wrapped up its season during the state 4-H modified trap match. Emanuel County 4-H’ers participated in three levels of competition: the local Randy Fagler Memorial County Match, the Southeast District 4-H qualifying matches, and the State 4-H modified trap match in Eatonton. The program is open to Emanuel County students in grades 7-12 who are enrolled in the 4-H program.Read More


Now Hiring

Posted by | June 21, 2018 2:30 pm

We are looking for an office clerk to organize and coordinate administration duties and office procedures. Your role is to create and maintain a pleasant work environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication and safety. Ultimately, you should be able to ensure the smooth running of the office and help to improve company procedures and day-to-day operation.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule meetings/appointment
  • Maintain the office condition and arrange necessary repairs
  • Serve
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Miss Holcome, Mr. Haley to wed

Posted by | June 20, 2018 5:00 pm

   David and Linda Holcombe of Pembroke and Silina Rockett of Savannah are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Jasmine Holcombe, to Levi Haley. He is the son of David and Stephanie Haley of Metter.
   The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Patricia and Henry Latimer of Jacksonville, Florida, Ricky and Teresa Rockett of Guyton, and Judy Batchlor and Bruce Holcombe of Ellabell.

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County commissioners support volunteer firefighters

Posted by | June 20, 2018 4:59 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

   The Emanuel County Board of Commission held its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 18. Chairman Keith Thompson called the meeting to order, and Desse Davis gave the invocation.

   In reference to new business:

   • County attorney Richard McNeely read aloud a resolution drafted by the commissioners for Old Canoochee Primitive Baptist Church. This resolution commended the church for its 200 years of continuous Read More


Swainsboro native supports the Navy’s surface warfare mission

Posted by | June 20, 2018 4:57 pm

by DUSTY GOOD

   A 2010 Swainsboro High School graduate and Swainsboro native is serving in the U.S. Navy at Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic (COMNAVSURFLANT), which is located on the largest Navy base in the world, Naval Station Norfolk.

   Petty Officer 2nd Class Valencia Thomas is a logistics specialist.

   A Navy logistics specialist is normally responsible for ship and shore supply.

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Davenport family welcomes baby boy

Posted by | June 20, 2018 4:55 pm

   Proud parents Daniel and Morgan Davenport of Waynesboro are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Kyler Brooks Davenport. Born at 10:13 a.m. on June 13, 2018, at Doctors Hospital in Augusta, he weighed 6 lbs. 6 oz. and was 19.5” long.
   Kyler is the grandson of Larry and Terri Lariscy of Waynesboro, Randy and Sue Crooms of Metter, and Michael and Lisa Davenport of Aiken, South Carolina. His
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COTW: Carol Ann Arrington

Posted by | June 20, 2018 4:53 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Carol Ann Arrington. Arrington was born in Swainsboro, where she has lived her entire life. She and her husband, Robbie, have been married for 30 years and have three children, William, Margaret Ann, and Cassee. She also has three grandkids that she considers to be pretty awesome, Trey, Justice, and Conner. Arrington attends Hillcrest Baptist Church and loves to cook. Throughout the years, Read More


Cochrans welcome baby girl

Posted by | June 20, 2018 4:51 pm

   Proud parents Jason and Erin Cochran are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter, Wynn Austen Cochran. Born May 30, 2018, at Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton, she weighed 6 lbs. 12 oz. and was 19.25” long.

   Wynnie is the granddaughter of Shawn and Sara Wood of Fayeteville, Arkansas, Leon and Sherry Payton of Savannah, and Scott and Sylvia Cochran of Swainsboro. Great-grandparents include Jean and George Bowen, Read More


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