Pine Tree Festival events in 1964

Posted by | February 21, 2017 3:26 pm



While preparations are under way for the  72nd annual Pine Tree Festival and Timber Expo to be help on Saturday  May 6, 2017.  Take in a few of these photos from 1964, 19th annual Pine Tree Festival.

Other activities included, girl’s relay, boy’s relay, three legged race, pie-eating contest, sack race, nail driving, 50- yard backward run, rope pull, log rolling, jump rope race leap frog race and … Read More

Don’t forget the Total Wellness Session at the Fulford Center!

Posted by | February 21, 2017 10:31 am

The first session of the 2017 Total Wellness Series will be held Tuesday, February 28, at noon, at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center at East Georgia State College. Fit as a Fiddle: Mind and Body is the session topic.

The session is FREE and is made possible through a partnership with UGA Extension, Emanuel Medical Center, Emanuel Partnership for Health, East Georgia Healthcare Center, East Georgia State College, … Read More

New “Emanuel’s Children” installment posted

Posted by | February 20, 2017 4:40 pm

When his job evaporated in the Depression, Denver Stroud moved his family from Detroit to Miami, where he found work first as a housepainter and then as a truck driver for Standard Oil. In 1931 he agreed to take in Alice and Maude, who won employment at a beauty salon and enjoyed their new-found life in the city. Their jobs allowed them to stay on after Denver suffered a cerebral … Read More

SES Black History Program to be held Wednesday

Posted by | February 20, 2017 11:47 am

The community is invited to join the students, faculty and staff of Swainsboro Elementary School for its annual black history program, which will be held February 22 at 9 a.m. The theme of this year’s program is “Remember, Educate, and Celebrate.” Leroy Jordan, men’s basketball coach at East Georgia State College, will be the guest speaker.

Seven high schools to compete in Science Olympiad

Posted by | February 20, 2017 10:25 am

East Georgia State College will host their annual Science Olympiad for Division C (grades 9 – 12) on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 beginning at 8 a.m. Eleven teams from seven area high schools will compete in various events held around EGSC’s Swainsboro campus, with everything from astronomy to helicopters, wind power to hovercraft, and more.

Teams represented include Swainsboro High School, Richmond Hill High School, H.V. Jenkins High School, Southeast … Read More

EGSC Biology student receives travel award

Posted by | February 20, 2017 9:45 am

Alicia Winfrey, a senior Biology student at East Georgia State College, was recently presented with a $100 travel award from the Georgia Academy of Sciences to attend their 2017 Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held on March 24 and 25 at Young Harris College in Young Harris, Ga. Winfrey received one of only ten travel awards presented by the Georgia Academy of Sciences. She is also the first student … Read More

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