DEA hosts first prom preview

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:10 pm

   On Sunday, Feb. 25, ​David Emanuel Academy (DEA) hosted its​ first prom fashion preview, “Once Upon A Prom.” Gowns were provided by GG’s Formals of Dublin, and tuxes were provided by Wrens Southern Ladies and Gents of Swainsboro.

DEA welcomes visitors for dental health

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:09 pm

   Recently, grades K3 through K5 at DEA have been studying dental health.
   In doing so, special visitors alumni Dr. H.G. “Hal” Hall and hygienist Jennifer Bell paid the classes a visit. During their visit with the Eagle students, the children were instructed on proper brushing techniques as well as methods for taking care of their teeth.

   Also making a special visit was alumna Lauren Rhoney and her friends from dental Read More

Swainsboro crusade deemed a success

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:07 pm

   Recently, 2,072 people attended an outreach ministry crusade held at the Swainsboro City Auditorium. Evangelist Algernon Tennyson preached to the church on Sunday night and encouraged the church to be joyous. Big Al also encouraged marriages in the local church during the week. There were nine recorded  salvations. There were also countless prayer requests and, over all, a joining together of hearts. There were many churches who came together as Read More

Brinson named Co-Preformer of the Week

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:05 pm

   On Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, a released announcement indicated that Bethune-Cookman’s Jonina Brinson was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) Women’s Track Co-Preformer Of The Week.

   The senior from Swainsboro ran the second-fastest time in the MEAC in the 60-meter dash at the Dunamis Super Meet, as she ran a 7.47 en route to a first-place performance. Brinson also won the long jump (18’9”) and was eighth in the triple Read More

Brier Creek Battlefield receives nomination

Posted by | March 1, 2018 4:00 pm

   On Friday, Feb. 23, 19 SAR and DAR members from Georgia traveled to the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at Panola Mountain State Park.
   The members were invited to attend this very important historic nomination of the Brier Creek American Revolutionary War Battlefield to the National Register of Historic Places by the Georgia National Register Review Board.
   The National Register of Historic Places is the
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Crochet is fun and good for you!

Posted by | March 1, 2018 1:01 pm

Peggy Braswell’s recent Crochet Class at Southeastern Technical College was a huge success. The students were delighted to find crocheting fun, enjoyable, and even relaxing. Crocheting has health benefits. It helps with fine motor skills and keeps fingers and hands feeling good. Relaxed, repetitive motions of crochet can help calm the body and the brain. For more information, contact STC at 478-289-2200 or Peggy at 478-289-2238.

Drug Suppression Unit executes search warrant on Lucky Street

Posted by | February 28, 2018 4:32 pm

During the afternoon of Feb. 28 following an extensive investigation by Swainsboro Police Department’s Drug Suppression Unit, multiple officers from SPD converged at the residence of 328 Lucky Street. Drug Suppression Unit, through its investigation, identified that the target address was being used for the distribution of illegal drugs. Multiple arrests were made. More information will follow as the investigation continues.

SPD to hire – Deadline for applications is tomorrow!

Posted by | February 28, 2018 4:00 pm

   The City of Swainsboro is now accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, citizen of the United States with a valid Vehicle operator’s license and posses a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent. Applicants will be subjected to an extensive background check as required by agency hiring standards. Anyone interested in applying may do so by application to the Read More

Faircloth baby born

Posted by | February 28, 2018 2:11 pm

   Proud parents Jessica Martin and Jeremy Faircloth of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the birth of their daughter. Born Jan. 11, 2018, Robbi Ann Faircloth weighed 8 lbs. and was 20.5” long. She was delivered at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

   Robbi Ann’s grandparents include Patricia and Brent Fails of Swainsboro, Jason and Beth Martin of Twin City, and Danny Wayne and Karen Faircloth of Swainsboro. Great-grandparents are … Read More

McRae addresses SHS students

Posted by | February 28, 2018 2:08 pm

   On Thursday, Feb. 8, Agatha McRae, a representative from Southeastern Technical College, visited Swainsboro High School and spoke to Mrs. Mason’s business communication class about dual enrollment. While on hand, she explained to the students the benefits of beginning their college careers while still in high school. The students were excited to learn of the many careers offered in Emanuel County.

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