Hackle wins third, receives recognition by renowned chef at Georgia National Fair

Posted by | November 3, 2017 5:19 pm

   A student from Swainsboro High School recently brought home third place in the Peanut Recipe Contest held as part of FCCLA (Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America) Day at the Georgia National Fair in Perry on October 11.

   Mercedes Hackle entered a Peanutty Bar recipe in the…

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SECRD: Football and soccer game results

Posted by | November 3, 2017 5:17 pm

   October 24

   Midget Soccer

   Comets-3, Tornado-2

   Scoring for the Comets, Oisin Matthews made two goals and Kaylee Hunter one goal.

   Scoring for the Tornado, Christopher  Sanchez made two goals.

   Jr. Sr. Soccer

   Breakers-1, Lazers-1

   Scoring for the Breakers, German Dela Cruz made goal.

   Scoring for the Lazers, Gabriel Ambrosio made one goal.

   Midget Football

   Steelers-6, Panthers-0

   Scoring for the Steelers, Jordan Williams scored on a 23-yard touchdown pass from Caden … Read More


Another year, another great Gold Out Game

Posted by | November 3, 2017 5:14 pm

   On October 6, 2017, Emanuel County Institute held its 5th annual Gold Out Game for CURE Childhood Cancer, honoring all children who are or have been impacted by cancer.

   In the four years that ECI has held the Gold Out Game with TCE, more than $40,000 has been raised, with all proceeds going to CURE’s Savannah and Atlanta branches.

   This year, the schools raised an excess of $1,300 at the … Read More


SSG Friedel receives esteemed Army medal

Posted by | November 3, 2017 5:11 pm

Recently, SSG Todd Friedel with the National Guard traveled to Atlanta to receive the Army Commendation Medal for his commendable achievement while serving as a campus recruiter. During his career as such, he has helped alleviate the financial burden of college for multiple students through scholarships, totaling approximately $546,000.


Ms. Fisher, Mr. Harvey exchange vows

Posted by | November 3, 2017 5:06 pm

   Melissa Ann Fisher (Ely) and Jonathan Andrew Harvey were recently united in holy matrimony in Satsuma, Fla. The intimate ceremony, held Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 1:30 p.m. was officiated by Pastor Curtis Hall.

   The bride is the daughter of Nellie Green and Robert Ely of Satsuma, Fla. The groom is the son of Pam and Tony Harvey of Satsuma, Fla.

   The decorations of the event were of royal blue … Read More


EGSC to observe International Fraud Awareness Week with activities

Posted by | November 3, 2017 4:57 pm

   International Fraud Awareness week is held each year in November. This year, from November 12 – 18, East Georgia State College (EGSC) will join the University System of Georgia in observing International Fraud Awareness Week with events. The observance, SPIRIT of USG, encompasses Stewardship, Prevention, Integrity, Responsibility, Inspiration and Trust – practices that guide us in all decisions we make, each and every day.

   Kicking off the week on Monday, … Read More


Bulldogs middle school football will play for region championship

Posted by | November 3, 2017 4:53 pm

by RON WEATHERFORD

   For the second time in three years, the ECI C-team football squad will play for the region championship. The Bulldogs won the championship in 2015, defeating North Tattnall County in a high scoring affair.

   Thursday, Nov. 2, the Bulldogs will travel to Metter to take on the Tigers for the region crown.

   ECI ended the season with a 5-1 record, breezing through the region with offense and … Read More


COTW: Brooklyn Crosby

Posted by | November 3, 2017 4:46 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Brooklyn Crosby of Canoochee. She’s the 8-year-old daughter of proud parents Brittany and Josh Crosby. She attends Twin City Elementary and is in the third grade. Brooklyn enjoys dancing, reading, and playing outside. Here are three recipes she would like to share. Enjoy!…

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Oak Chapel announces homecoming

Posted by | November 3, 2017 4:41 pm

   Oak Chapel Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Nov. 5. The Carolina Boys will kick off events with a sing at 10:30 that morning, followed by the homecoming message by the Rev. Louis Pearce.

   Oak Chapel was organized on September 14, 1873. There was no building at that time, and services were held under a huge red oak tree several yards from the present site. Joseph Fulghum gave land … Read More


Faith Outreach to mark one year of pastorship from Elder Peebles

Posted by | November 3, 2017 4:40 pm

   From November 6-10, Faith Outreach Deliverance Church Inc. National and International will host its first pastoral appreciation program in honor of Pastor Elder Lorene J. Peebles, with services beginning at 7:30 nightly. Services will resume Sunday, Nov. 12, at 1 p.m. The scheduled services are as follows:

   Monday’s services will see guest churches Williams Chapel Holiness Church, House of God, and Pastor Mae Y. Bivins, and will feature speaker Apostle … Read More


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