Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 3:00 pm
The Wiregrass Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, recently offered its first George S. and Stella M. Knight Essay Contest, and Shirling Xu won first place. She received a $100 check from the Wiregrass Chapter.
Second place went to Justyn Campbell, who received a $75 check from the chapter. Third place went to Eletria Biswas, who received a $50 check from the Wiregrass Chapter.
All three students attend … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 2:30 pm
Smith Willoughby has been competing in gymnastics for the past five years at Double Dose Gymnastics under the direction of Dedra Kearson. She has qualified every year for AAU state and national meets, and she has brought home many medals throughout the years.
This year, Willoughby competed in the Excel Gold session of the AAU state meet and placed first in uneven bars with a score of 9.725. Not only … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 2:05 pm
Wanna be a Cook of the Week feature in our weekly paper? Or maybe you have a nomination who you’d like to surprise or may possibly be interested in being a feature? Either way, be sure to visit the link below to enter your information! Let’s share your recipes!
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 2:00 pm
The annual Williams and Coleman Family Reunion has been planned for July 6 at 11:30 a.m. at the Varner 4-H Center in Swainsboro. For more information, contact Charlotte Coleman at 478-331-9344, Mark Wise at 757-714-3402, Martha Cheeks at 478-299-0978, Eleanor W. Taylor at 912-536-5480, or Sharon Brown at 478-494-4793.
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 1:30 pm
Plans for Twin City’s Summerfest are underway, so mark your calendar! Activities will take place July 4 from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. on the Welcome Center lawn.
This event will also provide an opportunity to meet Chief Randal Beach and tour the newly remodeled Twin City Police Department.
Snow cones will be available at the old jail, food vendors will be present, and refreshments will be served at the … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 1:15 pm
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 1:00 pm
Kelly Tippett, accountant for Southeastern Technical College, graduated from the Technical College System of Georgia’s VPA Academy.
VPA Academy is a leadership development program sponsored by the Technical College System of Georgia (TCSG) to develop future vice presidents. The VPA Academy was also created to provide those new to TCSG an overview of the many administrative functions of the colleges.
The academy provides a good foundational understanding of the administrative … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 12:30 pm
Swainsboro High School recognizes C.J. Elmore and Kelli Torpy for earning the distinction of Google Certified Educator Level 1. Additionally, JoBeth Johnson and Annie Lott have earned the distinction of Google Certified Educator Level 2.
Level 1 certification demonstrates the fundamentals skills needed for using Google in the classroom. Level 2 is an advanced course that integrates Google and other online tools to enhance student learning.
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 12:00 pm
Compatriot Steve Burke of the Wiregrass Chapter Sons of the American Revolution of Swainsboro recently traveled to Waynesboro to present his American Revolution Program and Traveling Trunk display to the Edmund Burke DAR Chapter on Saturday, May 18.
Burke was introduced by DAR member Kay Bargeron Mansell. His program was on “The life of George Washington,” and he presented it wearing his Revolutionary War British Uniform. Burke also displayed his … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | June 7, 2019 11:30 am
The Col. William Few Chapter, the Washington–Wilkes Chapter, and the Little River Chapter (currently being organized) of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution dedicated a gravemarker for Patriot Thomas Ansley on Saturday, June 1, in McDuffie County. The ceremony commemorated the patriotic service of Ansley.
The Georgia Society’s award-winning color guard presented, retrieved and retired the colors, and Georgia Society President Scott Collins dedicated the marker. Then, 24 … Read More