Garrett presents program to Kiwanis Club

Posted by | January 26, 2018 4:18 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 16, at Catered Creations at 7 p.m. with President-Elect Cheryl Goodman presiding. Nineteen members attended.

   The program for the evening was hosted by Travis Garrett, who presented a program on the musings of Spence Mullis, a bank CEO from Dublin.

   The presentation specifically focused on Nick Saban, the head coach at The University of Alabama, and his writings and … Read More

Two receive DUI citations from SPD

Posted by | January 26, 2018 4:16 pm

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) for Emanuel County this week:

   Aaron David Alger, 52, of Swainsboro was cited January 14 at 7:24 p.m.

   Jessica Ann Thompson, 34, of Kite was arrested January 16 at 3:30 p.m.

Greenways mark 75 years of matrimony

Posted by | January 26, 2018 4:14 pm

   On January 6, 2018, Walter and Clairena Greenway celebrated their 75th wedding anniversary surrounded by family and friends. The couple enjoyed lunch at Sweet Tea Grille in Swainsboro and finished their meal with a two-tiered cake.
   Their relationship began back in 1939 when the young couple met at a New Year’s Eve party at a friend’s house. Clairena was attending the party with her parents. When he first saw her,
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STAR Students, Teachers named

Posted by | January 26, 2018 4:11 pm


















   Emanuel County Schools has announced its STAR Students and Teachers for Emanuel County Institute (ECI) and Swainsboro High School (SHS). Representing ECI is Tiernan Johnson and Dorene Farnum Holmes, while Bryceson Oglesby and Kathryn Clay represent SHS.

   Tiernan Johnson — ECI STAR Student

   Tiernan Johnson, son of…

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Many changes initiated at monthly commission meeting

Posted by | January 26, 2018 4:05 pm


   The Emanuel County Board of Commissioners held its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 16.

   At this meeting, many changes were made, one of which included the 2018 chairman and vice chairman appointments. Desse Davis motioned for Keith Thompson to serve as chairman, Matt Blackburn gave the second, and vote was unanimous. In return, Thompson motioned for Davis to serve as vice chairman, Blackburn again Read More

Santa likes biscuits?

Posted by | January 26, 2018 3:56 pm

   Franklin Memorial Library hosted breakfast with Santa on December 19.
   More than 50 children, from birth to 12-years-old, arrived with their parents to visit with Santa. Everyone enjoyed a breakfast of sausage biscuits, donuts, and orange juice.  Afterward, the children crafted their own picture frames, then took pictures with Santa to place in those frames.
   Recently, Franklin Memorial Library frequenters learned how several different countries decorate their trees for Christmas.
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Walden wins Family Connection prize at SPS Family Night

Posted by | January 26, 2018 3:53 pm

   Recently, Swainsboro Primary School (SPS) held its annual Math and Science Family Night and conducted its January PTO meeting. Parents and children attending the event were welcomed to participate in interactive science and math activities. A large number of families were in attendance to participate in what Principal Maribeth Clark described as “the most popular family night planned each year.”

   A presentation was made to the student that won the Read More

Smith wins at archery competition

Posted by | January 26, 2018 3:48 pm

   Emanuel County 4-H Project SAFE Archery Club recently concluded its season . DEA seventh grader Ebb McCullough and eighth graders Rylie Rowland and Brayden Smith participated in a recent match with Smith earning a first place finish.

COTW: Rebeka and Brandon

Posted by | January 26, 2018 3:45 pm

   Rebeka Lee of Metter and Brandon Johnson of Twin City are busy making the final preparations for their wedding. They will marry Saturday, Jan. 27, at 4 p.m. at Metter Primitive Baptist Church in Metter. Rebeka is a radiographer at Memorial Health University in Savannah, and Brandon is a flight nurse with Air Evac out of Vidalia. Rebeka likes to try out new recipes on Brandon; one of his favorites Read More

Board of Education recognizes TCE Jr. BETA and DBC

Posted by | January 26, 2018 3:41 pm








   On Monday, Jan. 23, the Board of Education held its monthly workshop board meeting at 7 p.m. at Twin City Elementary (TCE) School.

   In reference to superintendents comments:

• Dr. Kevin Judy acknowledged Durden Banking Company (DBC) for being recognized as the 2017 Distinguished Educational Patriot Award recipient. To win this award, the business must represent district three of the Georgia Read More

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