EGSC hosts Saving Those Who Save Others

Posted by | October 15, 2018 10:45 am

East Georgia State College’s Statesboro campus recently hosted a workshop presented by the Statesboro Fire Department entitled Saving Those Who Save Others. This workshop focused on identifying and treating depression and suicide among public safety personnel. Counselors explained that first responders deal with life or death situations and those traumas can affect them in their personal lives. Organizers hoped commanders and colleagues would learn how to spot the signs.

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Sewers Wanted

Posted by | October 15, 2018 9:30 am

R & F Marketing is hiring several sewers. Must have prior experience. Interviews will be conducted Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 15 & 16, between 9-10:30 at 308 Glenwood Rd, Swainsboro. Must bring social security card and valid ID, and be prepared to work same day if hired.

Call 478-237-2500 for more information.

Dr. Stracher publishes fifth volume on coal and peat fires

Posted by | October 15, 2018 9:22 am

East Georgia State College Professor Emeritus of Geology Dr. Glenn Stracher recently published his fifth volume on coal and peat fires.

Publishing in November of 2018, Coal and Peat Fires: A Global Perspective, Volume 5: Case Studies – Advances in Field and Laboratory Research is a companion to Volumes 1 – 4 and includes the latest research findings about coal and peat fires in the United States, China, India, France, … Read More


A commitment to excellence: EGSC begins Staff Leadership Program

Posted by | October 15, 2018 8:15 am

Like many institutions of higher learning, East Georgia State College is committed to facing challenges as they come, and is determined to make a name as the model affordable, innovative, high-quality rural access institution in the nation. As part of this push, the college has begun a Staff Leadership Program to help dedicated employees of EGSC develop their leadership skills. The first cohort of this program was selected based upon … Read More


Manna truck to visit QNBT

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:50 pm

   On Saturday, October 27, Queensborough National Bank & Trust (QNBT) of Swainsboro will welcome a Golden Harvest Food Bank manna truck in an effort to serve more than 5,000 pounds of food for locals in need. The event will take place at the bank’s 692 South Main Street location in Swainsboro. Those looking to utilize the service should bring a box to carry their goods.

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Don’t miss the fall festival in Midville!

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:48 pm

   Community members, churches, and businesses of the Midville area are excited to extend an invitation to the 2018 Midville Community Fall Festival. Beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, there will be food, games, entertainment, and prizes. More information about this event can be obtained by calling Denise Cummings at 478-299-6360.


Men Reaching Men to host extravaganza explosion

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:40 pm

   On Saturday, October 20, at 3 p.m., Men Reaching Men will host an extravaganza gospel explosion at DeAlva Park. There will be free food, testimonies, gospel music, and encouraging words for all. Godson & Anointed Disciples will be the featured singing group.

   Men Reaching Men is a group of men consisting of pastors, ministers, deacons, and men of this community and surrounding counties willing to assist in ministering men and Read More


Fortner-Wheeler family reunion to be held

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:39 pm

   The annual Fortner-Wheeler family reunion will commence at 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 21, at Gumlog Primitive Baptist Church in Kite. All descendants and friends of the family are invited. Those in attendance are asked to bring a basket lunch to share. Following the meal, a short program will be presented. For more information, contact Guy Fortner at 478-290-4635.


EGSC Performing Arts Club presents Murder, Ahoy!

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:38 pm

   On November 9 and November 10 at 8 p.m. nightly, East Georgia State College – Statesboro’s Performing Arts Club will present a murder mystery dinner theatre featuring Murder, Ahoy!, a mystery by Craig Sodaro.

   Directed by Sebastian Verdis, the play takes the audience to the Titan, a cruise ship headed for the grave of the Titanic. Filled with Titanic buffs, the object of the expedition is to bring up Read More


DEA slates fall bazaar

Posted by | October 12, 2018 4:35 pm

   David Emanuel Academy (DEA) will host its fall bazaar on Thursday, October 25, from 4 until 8:30 p.m. Attractions will include rides, inflatables, a cake walk, food, games, prizes, an auction, a country store, a chili cook-off, powderpuff actives, and horse rides.


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