A commitment to excellence: EGSC begins Staff Leadership Program

Posted by | October 15, 2018 8:15 am

Like many institutions of higher learning, East Georgia State College is committed to facing challenges as they come, and is determined to make a name as the model affordable, innovative, high-quality rural access institution in the nation. As part of this push, the college has begun a Staff Leadership Program to help dedicated employees of EGSC develop their leadership skills. The first cohort of this program was selected based upon … Read More


Manna truck to visit QNBT

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:50 pm

   On Saturday, October 27, Queensborough National Bank & Trust (QNBT) of Swainsboro will welcome a Golden Harvest Food Bank manna truck in an effort to serve more than 5,000 pounds of food for locals in need. The event will take place at the bank’s 692 South Main Street location in Swainsboro. Those looking to utilize the service should bring a box to carry their goods.

   The Golden Harvest Food Bank Read More


Don’t miss the fall festival in Midville!

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:48 pm

   Community members, churches, and businesses of the Midville area are excited to extend an invitation to the 2018 Midville Community Fall Festival. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, there will be food, games, entertainment, and prizes. More information about this event can be obtained by calling Denise Cummings at 478-299-6360.


Men Reaching Men to host extravaganza explosion

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:40 pm

   On Saturday, October 20, at 3 p.m., Men Reaching Men will host an extravaganza gospel explosion at DeAlva Park. There will be free food, testimonies, gospel music, and encouraging words for all. Godson & Anointed Disciples will be the featured singing group.

   Men Reaching Men is a group of men consisting of pastors, ministers, deacons, and men of this community and surrounding counties willing to assist in ministering men and Read More


Fortner-Wheeler family reunion to be held

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:39 pm

   The annual Fortner-Wheeler family reunion will commence at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 21, at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church in Kite. All descendants and friends of the family are invited. Those in attendance are asked to bring a basket lunch to share. Following the meal, a short program will be presented. For more information, contact Guy Fortner at 478-290-4635.


EGSC Performing Arts Club presents Murder, Ahoy!

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:38 pm

   On November 9 and November 10 at 8 p.m. nightly, East Georgia State College – Statesboro’s Performing Arts Club will present a murder mystery dinner theatre featuring Murder, Ahoy!, a mystery by Craig Sodaro.

   Directed by Sebastian Verdis, the play takes the audience to the Titan, a cruise ship headed for the grave of the Titanic. Filled with Titanic buffs, the object of the expedition is to bring up Read More


DEA slates fall bazaar

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:35 pm

   David Emanuel Academy (DEA) will host its fall bazaar on Thursday, October 25, from 4 until 8:30 p.m. Attractions will include rides, inflatables, a cake walk, food, games, prizes, an auction, a country store, a chili cook-off, powderpuff actives, and horse rides.


Trunk-or-treat to be held in Adrian

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:34 pm

   The City of Adrian will hold a trunk-or-treat event on Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nora Boulevard. Prizes will be awarded to the best decorated vehicle. The public is invited.


SHS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:32 pm

   The United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 through October 15. This celebration commemorates the contributions of Hispanic people to American culture.
   Swainsboro High School Spanish teachers Alexandra Flowers and Silvana Ibañez, along with the Spanish Club, prepared a program for SHS Spanish students to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on September 27.
   The program’s main topic was “quinceañeras,” which is one of the most representative celebrations of Hispanic
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Hernandez is DAR recipient for Swainsboro High

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:30 pm

   Swainsboro High School (SHS) recently named Esmeralda Hernandez its DAR Good Citizen for the Class of 2019.
   Sponsored by the Daughters of the American Revolution, the Good Citizen Award was created in 1934 to recognize and reward individuals who possess the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism in their homes, schools, and communities.

   Hernandez was nominated by faculty and chosen by SHS’s senior class because she demonstrates these qualities Read More


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