One cited for DUI

Posted by | July 19, 2017 3:46 pm

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of Georgia State Patrol for Emanuel County this week:   Wendell Jasper Fullmore, 63, of Twin City was arrested July 15 at 5:17 p.m.

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | July 19, 2017 3:41 pm


   Last week this column looked at laws going into effect on July 1. Since that is the date most legislation goes into effect, there are a large number of new laws or altered laws due to legislation passed this past Session.


   • HB 249 – Permits certain persons to obtain Naloxone, a prescription-only opioid antagonist, pursuant to a statewide standing Read More

Sheriff’s Office, Governor’s Task Force seize numerous marjuana plants

Posted by | July 19, 2017 3:38 pm

  On Wednesday, July 12, a day-long marijuana eradication operation was conducted by the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, the Governor’s Task Force and Drug Suppression Unit, and the GBI’s Southeastern Regional Drug Enforcement Office. This operation yielded the discovery and seizure of 44 mature…

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Winners announced in pollinator garden design contest

Posted by | July 19, 2017 9:18 am

On May 1, 2017, MMGYSTC Regional Coordinator, Erin Youmans, shared a pollinator garden challenge to area middle school students. Part of the Honey Bee Project Grant funded by GYSTC, Inc., the challenge involved students doing research on pollinator gardens and plants that would grow in our region.

Students were given a budget of $100 and had to submit a spreadsheet showing the types of plants that should be planted in … Read More

Rev. Teague to preach homecoming at Perfected Love

Posted by | July 19, 2017 8:00 am

   July 23 through July 28, Perfected Love Holiness Church will welcome Rev. Curtis Teague for the church’s seventh annual homecoming and revival services, which will begin with a meal after morning service on Sunday. That evening’s service will begin at 6 p.m., while all weekdays’ services will commence at 7:30 p.m.
   A native of Trinity, N.C., Bro. Teague felt the call to evangelize in 1993. After being saved only three … Read More

Are you ready for back to school?

Posted by | July 18, 2017 11:46 am

A few things to help you get ready for back to school.

  1. Assess your home office supplies and what school supplies are left from last year.
  2. Figure out the school calendar.
  3. Figure out the transportation situation.
  4. Get annual physicals done.
  5. School lunches or lunches from home?
  6. Give yourself a fresh start to new year.
  7. Start backing up the clock.
  8. Figure out whats due that first week of school.
  9. Get your
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Honey Bee Grant Project wins first place and $3,000 grant

Posted by | July 18, 2017 9:30 am

On June 13, 2017, Regional Coordinator of Magnolia Midlands GYSTC Erin Youmans presented the MMGSYTC Honey Bee Grant Project at the Georgia Power Environmental Laboratory in Smyrna. Kenny Griffin, Board Chair of MMGYSTC and local office manager for Swainsboro and Metter, and Dr. Jimmy Wedincamp, Dean of the School of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at East Georgia State College, also joined Youmans in her presentation.

This is year two of … Read More

Incoming students attend CHOICE Leadership Orientation

Posted by | July 17, 2017 11:49 am


Thirteen students participated in the first CHOICE Leadership Orientation July 9-13 at East Georgia State College (EGSC). Creating Higher Education Opportunities to Increase College Experiences (CHOICE) is a two-year inclusive postsecondary certificate program for students with disabilities. Participants included those enrolling as freshmen for Fall 2017 or exploring a serious interest in enrolling. The Orientation is an introduction to all aspects of college life.

“The biggest success … Read More

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