Larry Eugene Standridge, 69

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:36 pm

   Funeral services for Larry Eugene Standridge, 69, resident of Wetumpka, Ala., were held Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 4 p.m. at Gassett Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Grayson Riner officiating. A graveside service was held Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Mount Zion Cemetery in Norristown. He passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017.

   Survivors include his wife, Suzan Standridge; daughter, Jennifer Standridge Lockman; stepdaughters, Je’nnee (Ron) Clayton and … Read More


Carolyn “Joyce” Anderson, 77

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:33 pm

   Funeral services for Carolyn “Joyce” Anderson, 77, of Wadley were held Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Ricky Anderson Jr. officiating. Interment followed in the Midville City Cemetery. She passed away Friday, Oct. 20, 2017.

   Mrs. Carolyn “Joyce” Anderson was born December 29, 1939, in Swainsboro to the late Carswell and Pearl Woods Tapley. She was a homemaker, loved her family deeply, … Read More


Louise Rattray McClung, 95

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:31 pm

   Graveside services for Louise Rattray McClung, 95, resident of Eastman and former Swainsboro resident, were held Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She died Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Eastman.

   Mrs. Louise Rattray McClung was born in Vidalia, daughter of the late Malcolm James Rattray and Georgia May High Rattray. She was an excellent seamstress and was a member of the Eastman First United … Read More


Ida Mae Hall Kea, 93

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:21 pm

   Funeral services for Ida Mae Hall Kea, 93, resident of Emanuel County Nursing Home, will be held Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Elder Sam Adkins officiating. Interment will follow in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, between the hours of 6 – 8 p.m. at Tomlinson Funeral Home. She died Tuesday, Oct. … Read More


M. H. “Tilly” Johnson, 88

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:16 pm

   Funeral mass for M. H. “Tilly” Johnson, 88, of Brunswick was Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church with burial at Brunswick Memorial Park Cemetery. She passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Southeast Georgia Health System

   Mrs. M. H. “Tilly” Johnson was born and raised in Antwerp, Belgium. She was the daughter of the late Cornelius Phillippe and Maria Theresia Antonia Van Der … Read More


Swainsboor honors SSG Wright

Posted by | October 25, 2017 3:13 pm

   Swainsboro High School and the entire community paid tribute to Staff Sergeant Dustin Michael Wright during halftime of the SHS versus Vidalia football game Friday, Oct. 20.

   SSG Wright died from wounds sustained during combat operations in Niger, Africa, on October 4. Wright attended school in Swainsboro from kindergarten through 10th grade before transferring to Toombs County, where he graduated in 2007.

   The SHS Class of 2007 presented the family … Read More


Spirit Week at Southeastern Technical College

Posted by | October 25, 2017 2:19 pm

Student Costume Contest Winners

Southeastern Technical College students and faculty/staff have been participating in #STCSpiritWeek. The lineup of events included #ManicMonday, #TakeMeBackTuesday, #Whimsical Wednesday, and #ThinkPositiveThursday.

A Costume Contest was held during lunch on Wednesday on both campuses. At the STC Swainsboro Campus. Criminal Justice Instructor, Nolan Martin, delighted everyone with his portrayal of Clark Kent, the well-known fictional character with the secret identity of the superhero Superman.

Business Healthcare … Read More


Join us for First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | October 25, 2017 12:47 pm

On Friday, November 3, 2017, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family as they enjoy First Friday at The Morgan House. This month, there will be music by the EGSC Music Makers and an exhibit of photography from Juan Pablo Cardona.

Cardona’s work is defined as magical realism but in a documentary current, focusing on a vision of Mexico that captures the nostalgia, timelessness and contemporary … Read More


Annual Family Astronomy Night to be held at the Fulford Center

Posted by | October 25, 2017 10:40 am

The Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College will hold their 7th Annual Family Astronomy Night Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 from 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. A variety of fun-filled activities are planned for the event.

Max McKelvey, retired Oatland Island Education Coordinator and astronomy enthusiast, will be on hand to provide outdoor presentations and stargazing.

Two planetarium shows are scheduled at … Read More


Hess named Interim Head Coach at EGSC

Posted by | October 24, 2017 2:46 pm

East Georgia State College recently named Dusty Hess Interim Head Coach of the Bobcat Baseball Team. Hess joined EGSC as an assistant coach, hitting coach and offensive coordinator in 2015 and, during that time, was responsible for recruiting athletes, coaching all positions defensively, field maintenance, and strength and conditioning programs for all players.

Prior to joining EGSC, Hess was Assistant Coach at Skagit Valley College and Northeastern State University. He … Read More


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