Fire damages Swainsboro home

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:30 pm


At 1:19 a.m. on Monday, November 12, 911 received calls reporting a house fire at 529 Solomon Street.

First-arriving police officers reported smoke showing from the structure. As firefighters were about to enter the building, a smoke explosion occurred in the living room. The fire was quickly knocked down, but extensive damage was caused to the living room, along with heavy smoke and heat damage Read More

Exchangites present program at SHS

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:29 pm

The Exchange Club presented its One Nation Under God program at Swainsboro High School (SHS) Tuesday, November 6. Assembled members and students in social studies classes were present for the occasion in which Exchangites join together to increase public appreciation of the important roles religious faith and freedom have played in the history of the United States. Jim Harrell was the guest speaker. After the program, members enjoyed lunch prepared Read More

EGSC students, professors attend ASU Undergraduate Research Symposium

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:28 pm

On Friday, October 26, Dr. J. Ed Schnieder, East Georgia State College Associate Professor of Biology, and two EGSC students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Biology program attended the 7th Annual Regional Undergraduate Research Symposium at Albany State University in Albany. The students, Amber Brown and Blaine Bellflower, are both scheduled to graduate with their Bachelor of Science in Biology in December 2018. They both presented posters and Read More

ECSO Report 11-14-18

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:28 pm

Deputies with the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) recently reported…

November 4

Deputy responded to Highway 46 East in reference to disorderly conduct.

November 5

Complainant reported criminal trespassing.

Deputy made an arrest.

Deputy assisted with an arrest.

Deputies were dispatched to Ben Boulevard in reference to an assault.

Victim reported theft of articles form a vehicle.

November 6

Deputy responded to Leopard Drive in reference to a civil issue.Read More

ECI represented at Fall Leadership Conference

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:27 pm

November 7-8, 10 Emanuel County Institute FBLA members traveled to Fall Leadership Conference in Athens at the Classic Center.

On this trip, members participated in many activities, including touring downtown Athens. In addition, the FBLA members attended various leadership workshops, met new people, prepared for competitions, and played Monopoly against other FBLA chapters.

While at the Classic Center, all members and advisors competed for the Statesman Award and Battle of Read More

DEA’s Patterson wins $500 scholarship at Wendy’s High School Heisman state winner for Georgia

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:26 pm

On Wednesday, November 7, Wendy’s announced its 2018 High School Heisman state winners. David Emanuel Academy senior Carli Patterson represents the state of Georgia.

From a total applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school scholar-athletes graduating with the class of 2019, 99 students were named state winners in Wendy’s annual scholarship competition.

State winners will receive a $500 college scholarship and continue to compete for the chance to become national Read More

21st Century Leaders tour Nordson

Posted by | November 16, 2018 4:25 pm

On Friday, November 2, 21st Century Leaders members from Swainsboro High School (SHS) and Emanuel County Institute (ECI) participated in a factory tour and job shadowing event hosted by Nordson at their local facility.

Upon arrival, members were greeted by Ashly Mills, receiving value stream leader. Mills educated club members about Nordson, its employees, job opportunities, and products made there. During the factory tour, members were able to get an Read More

Who’s ready for some Friday night football????

Posted by | November 16, 2018 3:59 pm

Tonight is the big night, as the Swainsboro Tigers will host Fitzgerald in the second round of the football state playoffs! As seen in attached photo, a helicopter is at Tiger Field making preparations for tonight’s big game! 

Homes for Rent to Own

Posted by | November 15, 2018 4:50 pm

RENT TO OWN:  3BDR/1Bath fully remodeled.  105 SE Railroad Ave, Oak Park, GA.  $3000 down, $489/mth.  Call Andy @ 307.256.9548 or Joe @ 478.299.8084.

RENT TO OWN:  2BDR/1Bath fully remodeled.  104 NE Railroad Ave, Oak Park, GA.  $5000 down, $595/mth.  Call Andy @ 307.256.9548 or  Joe @ 478.299.8084.

Estate/Garage Sale

Posted by | November 15, 2018 4:45 pm

ESTATE/GARAGE SALE:  Sat, Nov. 17 from 8am – 4pm @ 479 Mt. Shady Church Rd, Swainsboro.  Furniture, Outdoor Appliances, Automotive Equipment, Tools, 2 Camper tops.  Handyman & Yard Sale Treasures.

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