Gethsemane Missionary Baptist to celebrate Veterans Day

Posted by | November 2, 2017 4:43 pm

   On Sunday, Nov. 5, at 2 p.m., Gethsemane Missionary Baptist Church will host its third annual Veterans Day program. This program will honor those who have served this country, as well as all first responders. All Veterans are asked to wear or bring uniforms displaying awards, decorations, and accolades to this service. Dinner will be served.

   Pastor Rev. Mario Webb Sr. invites all. For further information, contact Robert Turner at … Read More


Mount Shady announces fall festival

Posted by | November 2, 2017 4:41 pm

   Mount Shady Baptist Church will begin its fall revival on Sunday morning at 11 a.m. with Pastor Rusty Moore. Jim Harrell, pastor of Nunez Baptist Church, will bring Sunday’s evening message at 6 p.m. Services on Monday through Wednesday will begin at 7 p.m. with Kyle Giddens speaking each evening. There will be special singing at each service. Rusty Moore, pastor of Mount Shady Baptist Church, invites all to come … Read More


Calling all artists grades kindergarten through sixth!

Posted by | November 2, 2017 4:28 pm

During the month of December, Twin City Community Gallery will feature art by the community’s youngest artists. All submitted 2-dimensional art work will be displayed. The theme is “Happy Holidays.” All budding young artists, please drop off your art work at City Hall in Twin City. The deadline for submission is Monday, Nov. 27. A cookie reception will be announced soon.


Pardon the progress! Renovations begin downtown

Posted by | November 2, 2017 4:26 pm

   Mayor Charles Schwabe, Administrator Al Lawson, and City Building Inspector Bruce Kirby are shown reviewing plans for upgrades to the Boneyard Pavilion and Green Street areas. This is the third phase of the downtown sidewalk and street lighting project. Funds for the renovation were provided by a federal grant obtained by the City of Swainsboro.


Judge Reeves and Clerk Hall present Delta Kappa Gamma program

Posted by | November 2, 2017 4:22 pm

by KAYE STEPHENS   

   President Lynn Torrance called the October 23 Beta Beta Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma to order at 6:30 p.m. at Catered Creations.  She welcomed the large group and thanked the hostesses for the beautiful Halloween table decorations.  Hostesses were Ann Lawson, Chair, Gail McRae, Laura Moore, Jean Schwabe, Norma Sconyers, Breanna Simmons, Sylvia Durden, Nita Livingston, Lena White, Jean Bridges, Linda Stiltner, Maria Daniels, Chandra Hooks, and Martha … Read More


EGSC’s Michelle Goff claims prestigious USG facilities award

Posted by | November 2, 2017 11:21 am

East Georgia State College Director of Business Affairs Operations, Michelle Goff, has earned recognition by the University System of Georgia for her work in directing the construction, expansion and renovations of buildings on the Swainsboro and Statesboro campuses of the college.

Goff accepted the USG Judy Wilder Lifetime Achievement Award for her personal efforts in oversight of the construction on the Swainsboro campus of the two residential units, Bobcat Villas … Read More


Marie Eskew, 81

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:47 pm

   Funeral services for Marie Eskew, 81, of Midville will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Midville Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Byrd, Rev. Terry Quick, Rev. Robert Daughtry, and Rev. Randy Carnley officiating. Burial will follow at Parkers United Methodist Church Cemetery near Bartow. Visitation will be held from Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home. She entered into rest … Read More


Randall Lewis Atkinson Sr., 62

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:44 pm

   Funeral services for Randall Lewis Atkinson Sr., 62, of Swainsboro will be held Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 3 p.m with Reverend Burt Flanders and Tim Price officiating. Interment will follow in the Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017, at Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro. He passed away Sunday, … Read More


Nannie Lee Radford, 88

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:37 pm

   Funeral services for Nannie Lee Radford, 88, of Swainsboro were held Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at 3 p.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Joe Bedgood officiating. Interment followed in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.

   Mrs. Nannie Lee Radford was born August 7, 1929, in Wadley to the late Sampson and Mary Williford Newsome. She was a homemaker, … Read More


James Roy Morton, 74

Posted by | November 1, 2017 3:35 pm

   Funeral services for James Roy Morton, 74, of Garfield were held  in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017, with Reverend George Archer officiating. Interment followed in the Hebron Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Monday, Oct. 23, at his residence following a brief illness.

   Mr. James Roy Morton was born July 17, 1943, in Morehead City, N.C., to the late Walter … Read More


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