FFA state officers visit SHS Ag classes

Posted by | September 28, 2018 4:00 pm

   On Thursday, September 13, FFA state officers came to Swainsboro High School (SHS) to visit with Faith Patrick and Ashley Henry’s agriculture classes and FFA members. Namely, state president Brice Rowland, state vice president Dawson Adams, and state executive secretary Ben Lastly were the visitors. 

   These three state officers talked to SHS students about FFA, teamwork, and leadership. Students engaged in activities that involved working together with other classmates while Read More

Rowland, Kersey reunion slated for October

Posted by | September 28, 2018 3:30 pm

   On Saturday, October 6, a reunion for the family of Mack Rowland and Mollie Kersey Rowland will be held at 11 a.m. at Kite Community Center, located on Davis Road. Relatives of the two are invited to attend, and a covered dish dinner will be served.

Carpenter wins at Swainsboro Raceway!

Posted by | September 28, 2018 3:00 pm


   After a couple weekends off from racing action, drivers and fans returned Saturday night to Swainsboro Raceway with only two points races left in the season.
   Dominos Pizza Night at the races began with the Zaxby’s Crate Late Model Division. Ches Chester earned the fastest qualifying time with Chesley Dixon sitting outside. After two attempts to start, the front row was moved back, putting Brandon Carpenter and
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Posted by | September 28, 2018 2:30 pm

National Good Neighbor Day is observed annually on September 28.  This day was created to acknowledge and celebrate the importance of a good neighbor.

It is a blessing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to BE a good neighbor.Good neighbors often become friends. They watch out for each other, lend a helping hand and are there for advice when asked.  Neighbors offer that cup Read More

Glad Garden Club attends workshop

Posted by | September 28, 2018 2:00 pm

   The Glad Garden Club recently attended a workshop arranged by Paula Karrh on September 18. The event was presented by renowned author and East Georgia Regional Garden Club judge Anna Burns at the Sudie A. Fulford Learning Center.

   At the symposium, Burns spoke about new NGC design types. According to Burns, a new 12” category for design has been formulated to include former categories of small, miniature, and combined. Descriptors Read More

Open Interviews

Posted by | September 28, 2018 2:00 pm

Open interviews Thursday and Friday at 9a.m. (MUST BE ON TIME) for temporary, but up to 40 hours a week, with R & F Marketing.  Applicants may be subjected to drug testing.  Please call with any questions 478-237-2500.Ope

Fall SAT reviews to be held at Fulford Center

Posted by | September 28, 2018 1:30 pm

   There are many parts of a successful college application, the most important of which is high school grades. Many view the second most important part as the SAT score.

   In an effort to familiarize students with the SAT test directions, the types of questions on the test, and the necessary skills for SAT success in the math, writing, and language sections, the Fulford Center, at East Georgia State College, will Read More

USS GA 1842 Trail Life wins Annual Bobcat Regatta

Posted by | September 28, 2018 1:00 pm

   On Saturday, Sept. 22, East Georgia State College  (EGSC) held its Annual Bobcat Regatta as part of Family and Friends Fun Day. The Regatta featured 10 boats from campus and community competing to cross the pond first—and without sinking!

   Boats for the Regatta were constructed using only cardboard and duct tape—nothing else. Contestants pitted their engineering and boating skills against one another in pursuit of three separate prizes: Overall Winner, Read More

EGSC Family & Friends Fun Day a huge success!

Posted by | September 28, 2018 12:30 pm

   On Saturday, Sept. 22, East Georgia State College held Family & Friends Fun Day at the Swainsboro campus, inviting the campus and community to enjoy free fun and games provided by the Office of Student Life, the EGSC Foundation, EGSC Athletics, and the various clubs and organizations on campus.

   The day kicked off with the annual Bobcat Regatta, where teams constructed boats of duct tape and cardboard and attempted to Read More

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