Valentines Day Is Near

Posted by | February 10, 2017 9:29 am

What a better way to start February off with some past Valentine photo’s. Everyday, up until February 14th, I will post photo’s from the past. Hope you enjoy!

This photo is from February 10, 1982. Pictured is Amanda Hooks.


Free adoption day

Posted by | February 9, 2017 11:32 am

You can’t buy love, but you can adopt it! The animal shelter will be having a free adoption day on February 14, sponsored by the Emanuel County Humane Society. Adoptions will be from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Be sure to stop by and pick out your new sweetheart on Valentine’s Day. Adopters will be responsible for the $18 spay/neuter fee and the $13 rabies shot.


Keyton named Miss EGSC 2017

Posted by | February 9, 2017 11:17 am

On Saturday, February 4, 2017, six young women competed for the title of Miss East Georgia State College 2017. They competed in the categories of Lifestyle and Fitness in Swimsuit, On Stage Questions, Talent and Evening Gown, with preliminary interview competition happening earlier that day. The theme of this year’s scholarship pageant was “Once Upon a Time,” and the fairy tale theme carried throughout the competition.

This year’s Miss EGSC … Read More



Valentines Day Is Near

Posted by | February 9, 2017 9:23 am

What a better way to start February off with some past Valentine photo’s. Everyday, up until February 14th, I will post photo’s from the past. Hope you enjoy!

This photo is from February 08, 1978.  Pictured are Lynn Slawson and Kevin Carter.



Major university press to publish Cheek’s book on American Founding

Posted by | February 8, 2017 11:58 am

Manchester University Press, a major international academic publishing house in the United Kingdom, will publish Dr. Lee Cheek’s forthcoming book on the creation of the American political system. Dr. Cheek, who serves as East Georgia State College’s Dean of the School of Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science, has written extensively on the American Founding and American politics during the last 30 years.

According to the Press, “The Read More


Billy Drew, 70

Posted by | February 7, 2017 4:35 pm

   Funeral services for Billy Drew, 70, of Kite and Warner Robins were held Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating. Interment followed in the Rehoboth Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Brother Chad Drew officiating. He died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 at Community Hospice House in Vidalia after an extended illness.

   Mr. Billy Drew was born December 8, 1946 in Emanuel … Read More


Stephen H. “Steve” Temples, 63

Posted by | February 7, 2017 4:33 pm

   Memorial services for Stephen H. “Steve” Temples, 63, of Swainsboro were held Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 2 p.m. with Rev. Phil Wilson officiating. He died Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.

   Mr. Stephen H. “Steve” Temples was born January 6, 1954 in Augusta to the late Albert Temples and Joyce Price Temples. He retired from the Emanuel County Jail as a jail officer. He … Read More


Michael Joe “Mikey” Walker Jr., 21

Posted by | February 7, 2017 4:31 pm

   Funeral services for Michael Joe “Mikey” Walker Jr., 21, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 at Hillcrest Baptist Church at 5 p.m. with Reverends Josh Black and Keith Claxton officiating. He died Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 from injuries sustained from a motor vehicle accident.

   Mr. Michael Joe “Mikey” Walker was born October 30, 1995 in Swainsboro. He graduated in 2015 from ECI, where he played linebacker for the … Read More


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