Randall Ray Williams, 65

Posted by | January 24, 2018 9:00 am

   Funeral services for Randall Ray Williams, 65, of Kite were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, with Reverends Martin Heath and Calvin Levitt officiating. Interment followed in the Mintons Chapel Advent Christian Church Cemetery. He passed away Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at AU Medical Center in Augusta following an extended illness.

   Mr. Randall Ray Williams was born June 30, 1952, in … Read More

Wilber Mincey, 77

Posted by | January 24, 2018 8:30 am

   Funeral services for Wilber Mincey, 77, of Swainsboro were held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at St. Philip Baptist Church with Elder John Bass presiding. Interment followed at the Swainsboro City Cemetery. He passed away January 13, 2018.

   Mr. Wilber Mincey was born to the late Tobie and Katie Green Mincey in Nunez on September 4, 1940. He graduated from Swainsboro High School in 1958. Mincey later graduated Read More

Two graduate from ABAC

Posted by | January 24, 2018 8:00 am

   A total of 228 students completed the requirements for graduation at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (ABAC) at the end of the 2017 fall semester. Ninety-six of those graduates received bachelor’s degrees. Two of those graduates hail from the local area, including Kite native Joshua Meeks, who received a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He joined Zachary Wood, a native of Adrian, who received a Bachelor of Science in Natural Resource

Riddle me this

Posted by | January 23, 2018 3:48 pm

Who makes it, has no need of it.
Who buys it, has no use for it.
Who uses it can neither see nor feel it.
What is it?

EGSC announces week in sports

Posted by | January 23, 2018 9:25 am

East Georgia State College’s Bobcat Athletics are facing a busy week as the Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams and the Bobcat Baseball Team gear up for a week of action.

On Wednesday, January 24, the Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams will take on conference rivals Georgia Highlands beginning with the Lady Bobcats taking the court at 5:30 p.m. and the men’s team tipping off at 7:30 p.m.

The Bobcat Baseball … Read More

EGSC Nursing Program holds Inaugural White Coat Ceremony

Posted by | January 22, 2018 3:59 pm

East Georgia State College held their Inaugural White Coat Ceremony on Thursday, January 18, 2018 in the Luck F. Gambrell Building Auditorium on the Swainsboro Campus. The White Coat Ceremony recognized the first two classes of EGSC’s RN to BSN Bridge Program, which allows working nurses to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree entirely online at an affordable, local institution.

Dr. Jimmy Wedincamp, Dean of the School of … Read More

Updates from The Rotary Club of Swainsboro

Posted by | January 22, 2018 3:57 pm

Dori Johnson & Tanya Lane discuss Pine Tree Festival Pageants

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its January 22, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro.

Al Lawson welcomed everyone and called the meeting to order.  Milton Gray gave the invocation and Phil Boatright led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test.

The meetings Rotary member profile was Terry Reynolds. Terry hails from Jenkins County where he graduated high school in 1966. Reynolds entered the United States Air Force in 1967. … Read More

Dr. Derden to conduct Sherman’s March Tour

Posted by | January 22, 2018 8:58 am

John K. Derden, Professor Emeritus of History at East Georgia State College, will conduct his annual tour of sites associated with Sherman’s March through East Central Georgia on Saturday, February 24, 2018. The tour will also include a visit to the site of Camp Lawton, the Confederate POW camp located on the grounds of Magnolia Springs State Park north of Millen. Dr. Derden is author of a recent book (… Read More

Wiregrass Chapter installs 2018 officers

Posted by | January 19, 2018 1:30 pm

   The Wiregrass Chapter, Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution (GASSAR), held its monthly meeting Thursday, Jan. 11, at New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. with President Wilder Smith Jr. presiding. Seventeen members and 11 guests—Dr. Willie Gunn, Ashley Craig Clark, Rachelle Clark, Mary Ellen Smith, Ginny Smith, Judy Womack, Jane Durden, Diane Malone, Joyce Fennell, Nancy Burdick, and Major General (ret) Donald Burdick—attended.

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   To … Read More

Southeastern Technical College names semi-finalists for GOAL Program

Posted by | January 19, 2018 1:00 pm

   Four Southeastern Technical College (STC) students have been selected as the college’s semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL), according to Melissa Rowell, coordinator for the STC’s GOAL program.

   Chosen as semi-finalists are: Tracer Gould, Associate of Science in Nursing, from Toombs County; LaToya Jackson, Business Healthcare Technology, from Emanuel County; Noelia Santana, Dental Hygiene, from Tattnall County; and Jason Wilcox, Associate of Science in Nursing, from Jeff Read More

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