Porter addresses prayer group

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:15 pm

   Juanita Porter, RN, a care transition coordinator at Emanuel Medical Center (EMC), spoke to the Women’s Prayer Group of Nunez Baptist Church on Tuesday, September 18.

   Care transition coordinators like Porter assist with planning for transitioning from healthcare to community by providing practices for improving care coordination, reducing re-admissions, and preventing avoidable healthcare utilization.
   While on hand at Nunez Baptist, she spoke of the needs of the community from food
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Brinson wins two trophies at Moonshine Festival

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:14 pm

   In 1988, Junior Brinson, resident of Swainsboro, purchased a 1967 Chevrolet Camaro, marking the beginning of a new-found hobby—showing cars.
   He won his first trophy in 1990, which he has on display with his many other awards he’s collected throughout the years.
   Most recently, he traveled to the Oak Park Moonshine Festival, where he won two more.
   He’s accumulated so many trophies and plaques throughout the years that he has
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Wiregrass Chapter presents 29th U.S. Flag Certificate

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:58 pm

   The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution recently presented Poplar Springs United Methodist Church of Adrian with the club’s 29th U. S. Flag Certificate.
   Wiregrass Chapter flag chair Al Smith handed over the certificate of commendation to Mark Hardin, pastor, in recognition of the church’s exemplary patriotism by way of…

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Hughes now a Georgia certified clerk

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:57 pm

   Twin City city clerk Constance Hughes recently graduated from the Georgia Clerks Education Institute (GCEI) as a Georgia certified clerk.
   The graduation ceremony was held September 10 in conjunction with GCEI Fall Conference held at the University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
   The certification requires the clerk to complete 101 hours of course work and increases the managerial competence of the municipal clerk to meet the new challenges and
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A day chock full of activities at Swainsboro Middle

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:56 pm

   Thursday, October 11, was a busy day for Swainsboro Middle School.
   For starters, administration, staff, and students observed Back the Blue Day. Students and teachers dressed in blue attire, and members of local law enforcement agencies were invited to eat lunch with the students. Officers with Swainsboro Police Department, deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, and troopers from the Georgia State Patrol attended.
   Before the officers received gift bags
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SHS students complete fifth mile of virtual marathon

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:55 pm

   Swainsboro High School students in Jane McLeod and Whitney Brown’s classes recently completed the fifth mile of the Achilles Kids: Run to Learn program. They were each presented with a 5-mile certificate and a purple bracelet that reads, “Achilles Kids Go the Distance to Celebrate this Accomplishment.”

   The Achilles Kids: Run to Learn program is…

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Event planned for SHS parents

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:53 pm

   Swainsboro High School (SHS) will host Parent Night on Tuesday, October 16, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Attending guardians will be able to pick up report cards and meet with teachers. Students whose parents attend Parent Night will receive a dress-down pass.

SHS crowns new homecoming royalty

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:52 pm

   On Friday, September 13, Keenan Williams and Charlsey Kelly were announced as Swainsboro High School’s (SHS) 2018-2019 homecoming king and queen during the game’s halftime show. On hand for the passing of the crowns were 2017-2018 homecoming king and queen, Malik Baker and Zaida Ramos.

SECRD news: Football and soccer results

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:50 pm

   October 1

   Midget Soccer

   Fusion-5, Tornadoes-0

   Scoring for the Fusion: Jorge Bonilla-3 goals; Travis Smith-1 goal; Anthony Jeronimo-1 goal.

   Jr. Sr. Soccer

   Headers-3, Breakers-2

   Scoring for the Headers: Adan Hernandez-2 goals; Christopher Sanchez-1 goal.

   Scoring for the Breakers: Gabriel Ambrosio-1 goal; German DelaCruz-1 goal.

   Pee Wee Football

   Giants-32, Falcons-12

   Scoring for the Giants: Karson Kettles scored on a 40 yard run. Jace Farmer scord on a 10 yard run. Two Read More

SAR chapters attend Constitution Day event

Posted by | October 12, 2018 2:49 pm

   On Monday, September 17, members of the Brier Creek, Wiregrass, and Four Rivers Chapters of the Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Augusta to attend and present their chapter’s wreaths at the Constitution Day event at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church.
   St. Paul’s Church sits on the very spot of Old Fort Cornwallis, which was the site of the first and second Battles of Augusta during the American Revolution. This
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