Swainsboro Primary School announces Honor, Star Honor Roll students

Posted by | February 2, 2018 3:10 pm

   Honor Roll

   First grade — Jesse Akins,Belen Ambrosio, Jake Archer, Chasity Ashley, Christopher Barrett, Zaydie Beckworth, Gage Boatright, Antwaun Bond, Quintara Bond, Caiden Bostic, London Clark, Isabella Clifton, Talijah Cross, Emily Cruz, Ashton David, Ayden Davis, Jeffery Davis, Kathryn Davis, Remington Davis, Jarison Deese, Addison Denney, Peyton Deriso, Ana Diaz-Santiz, Payton Dolph, Quintin Dukes, Ansleigh Edenfield, Brylee Faircloth, Corey Freeman, Kimora Freeman, Malaya Gardner, Cielo Gomez-Jimenez, Jaime Gonzalez-Cifuentes, Henslee Green, Read More

ECI announces honor, star honor roll students

Posted by | February 2, 2018 3:08 pm

   According to Principal Barry Joiner, the below students were named to the following respective academic lists for the second nine weeks of this school year:

   Honor Roll

   Sixth grade — Cola Akridge, Zoey Coleman, Ethan Cowart, Asia Gibbons, Ana Godwin, Angel Guest, James Handsom, Jaida Harrell, Jackelyn Hebert, Thomas Lane, Aden McQuaig, Taygen Miller, Ansley Moxley, Jarei Oglesby, Haley Patel, Brailey Radford, Anna Riner, Arachchige Salgado, and La’Tyra Stone.

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ECI FBLA attends Region 4 Conferece

Posted by | February 2, 2018 3:04 pm

   Emanuel County Institute’s (ECI) FBLA attended the Georgia FBLA Region 4 Conference on Tuesday, Jan. 16. Over 300 members from Region 4 attended the conference. During the evening, members participated in various performance competitions and leadership workshops.

   Workshops included FBLA Kahoot, Public Speaking with Confidence, Networking and Building Bridges, and Public Speaking with Confidence. MacKayla Oglesby, Region 4 Secretary, presented the workshop “Finishing Strong with BAAs” and also led the Read More

Pillow Sale

Posted by | February 2, 2018 9:30 am

We hope to see you Saturday February 2nd, at our second sale of the year. We can get you ready for summer with an assortment of outdoor goods for your patio and outdoor space. As always, we will have a wide selection of decorative throw pillows, dog beds, and other home goods. Do you own a business and are interested in selling? Contact us about bulk buying at 478-231-8148 or … Read More

Franklin Memorial to honor Black History Month

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:29 pm

   February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, which celebrates achievements by African Americans and recognizes the central role of blacks in U. S. history. In honor of Black History Month, Franklin Memorial Library invites area students from elementary, middle, and high schools to submit a project on this year’s theme, “African Americans in Times of War.” The deadline for submission is February 21, 2018.

   The Read More

Voices United to celebrate 25th anniversary

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:28 pm

   On February 24-25, Voices United will host a reunion celebration in honor of its 25th choir anniversary.

   Beginning Saturday at 3 p.m., a reunion banquet will be held at the 4-H clubhouse and will feature Voices United Reunion Choir, Greater Macedonia North Church Praise Team of Dublin, Jacque and Joyce of Atlanta, and 3-g Third Generation of Macon.

   Finally on Sunday at 3 p.m., a reunion concert will be held Read More

Dr. Leach to speak at Piney Grove Black History Month program

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:24 pm

   Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located in Cross-Green Community, will celebrate Black History Month at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 11. This year’s theme, “African Americans in Times of War,” commemorates the centennial of the end of the First World War in 1918 and explores the context meanings and implications termed by many as “The Great War,” “The War to End all Wars,” and  the war “to make the world Read More

Annual SHS Black History Program to be held February 9

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:20 pm

   The community is cordially invited to attend Swainsboro High School’s Black History Program, which will celebrate a 50-year legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream. The guest speaker will be Herbert Hodges, retired assistant principal of Swainsboro High. Those planning to attend should report to the school’s auditorium at 9 a.m. on February 9.

20th Economic Outlook Luncheon to be held at EGSC

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:15 pm

   The Georgia Economic Outlook series annually draws several thousand influential business and governmental leaders to luncheons around the state. Directed by the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, this popular program has become the most comprehensive and detailed look at the future economy in Georgia.

   On Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, East Georgia State College will host an Economic Outlook Luncheon, locally sponsored by the Emanuel County Development Read More

Parrish and Hill to speak at Legislative Breakfast

Posted by | February 1, 2018 4:11 pm

   On Saturday, Feb. 10, at 8 a.m., the 2018 Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast will be held in the dining room of Emanuel Medical Center. Guest speakers for the event will include Representative Butch Parrish and Senator Jack Hill. Reservations of $10 per person will be required, and seating is limited. For more information, call the chamber of commerce at 478-237-6426, or the Swainsboro Farm Bureau office at 478-237-8848.

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