St. Philip’s food pantry to open

Posted by | December 19, 2018 12:52 pm

St. Philip Center of Hope, Inc.’s food pantry, located at 220 South Racetrack Street, will be open for distribution Thursday, December 20, from 12 until 2 p.m. Those of the public in need are invited.

Community benefits from yearly holiday barbecue organized by Perfected Love Holiness

Posted by | December 19, 2018 12:51 pm

Perfected Love Holiness Church held its eighth annual barbecue fundraiser in December of 2018.

During the Christmas holidays, a time when there are less fortunate ones, area businesses and individuals came together with the church to give food and show compassion and love to some special children in the community. As part of their effort, theydonated fresh smoked barbecue meattothe families at the Sunshine House, the Georgia Read More

TCPD to host farewell for Chief Lane

Posted by | December 17, 2018 12:10 pm

On Tuesday, December 18, Twin City Police Department (TCPD) will host a drop-in retirement farewell in honor of current Police Chief Johnny Lane. A presentation will take place at 4:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.


Posted by | December 14, 2018 4:11 pm

You asked…they listened!  Due to popular demand, R & F Marketing will be having one final pillow sale tomorrow, Saturday, December 15th, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro.  This will be the last sale before Christmas, & the last sale of the year, so go on out & pick up your last minute items!
**New outdoor seating and over 200 dog beds in a variety of sizes**Read More

State Farm receives flag certificate from Wiregrass Chapter

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:53 am

The local Sons of the American Revolution chapter recently presented its 31st U.S. Flag Certificate to State Farm Insurance Company. The certificate of commendation was given by Chair Al Smith to Jordan Peavy, State Farm agent, in recognition of exemplary patriotism by way of displaying the flag of the United States properly. Peavy’s office is located at 305 West Main Street in Swainsboro.

Recognizing people, businesses, organizations, and governments with Read More

Little city with a big heart

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:53 am

Photo credit: Twin City Main Street Manager Huddie Culbreth

On Wednesday, December 5, the City of Twin City’s Mayor Eileen Dudley, Mayor Pro Tem Matt Donaldson, City Clerk Constance Hughes, and Main Street Manager Huddie Culbreth traveled to Savannah to participate in the 2018 Mayor’s Christmas Motorcade. The four played Santa’s helpers by delivering a Santa’s sack bursting with items that had been donated by citizens and churches or purchased Read More

Swainsboro wrestling wins 301 Duals

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:52 am

The Swainsboro High School Tiger wrestling team started its season this past weekend. Ten wrestlers return for this season, and 13 newcomers join them.

To open up the season, the Tigers traveled to Screven County this past Saturday and competed in the 301 Duals.

Swainsboro started the day with a 60-0 win over Johnson of Savannah.

The Tigers went on to defeat Statesboro 60-12 in their next dual before beating Read More

SHS CTI travels to Atlanta for state conference

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:51 am

Career Technical Instruction (CTI) students from Swainsboro High School attended the CTI Fall Leadership Conference at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Conference Center on November 15 and November 16.

During the first day of the conference, students competed in an academic quiz bowl, which consisted of questions about current events, math, social studies, and language arts.

They also visited the Braves SunTrust Park, where they experienced all of the Read More

Lady Tigers stacking up wins to start the season

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:50 am


The Swainsboro Lady Tigers (5-1) are piling up the wins in early season, winning five of their first six games with their only loss coming against Statesboro. Swainsboro is also 3-0 in the region with wins over Vidalia, Woodville-Tompkins, and Bacon County.

It was bombs away last Tuesday night against new region foe Woodville-Tompkins. The Wolverines proved tough early and held an 18-10 lead after one period. Read More

Coleman, Bell honored by SECRD

Posted by | December 14, 2018 10:49 am

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department hosted its annual coaches appreciation dinner Thursday, November 29, inside the gymnasium. The event recognizes volunteer coaches, officials, and supporters for their efforts and dedication during the year.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of the Volunteer of the Year Award. This year, SECRD Director Tony Mangieri presented the Volunteer of the Year Award to Kawame Coleman and Toni Bell.

In presenting the award Read More

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