Lewis Inman Brinson, 96

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:29 pm

   Funeral services for Lewis Inman Brinson, 96, of Fitzgerald were held Monday, March 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Fitzgerald with Reverend Blane Jacobs officiating. Interment followed at 3:30 p.m. at Bishop Chapel Cemetery in Emanuel County with Reverend Franklin Sasser officiating.

Mr. Lewis Inman Brinson was born April 23, 1922 in Emanuel County to the late I.H. and Mattie Lou Bishop Brinson. He was a Read More

Johnny Morris Muns, 68

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:27 pm

   The family of Johnny Morris Nuns, 68 of Swainsboro, received friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Friday, March 8, 2019 at Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta following a brief illness.

Mr. Johnny Morris Muns was born November 12, 1950 in Swainsboro to the late Phillip Muns and Ruth Kersey Muns. He was a dedicated law Read More

Hineslyn Harrell, 64

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:25 pm

   Funeral services for Hineslyn Harrell, 64, of Twin City were held in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 3 p.m. with Reverend Cail Pressey officiating. Interment followed at Hebron Primitive Baptist Cemetery. She passed away Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at her residence following an extended illness.

Ms. Hineslyn Harrell was born February 13, 1955 in Swainsboro to the late Rufus Harrell and Ethel Martin Read More

Hulsey speaks at garden club’s latest meeting

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:24 pm

The Glad Garden Club held its March 11 meeting at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center, located on the Swainsboro campus of East Georgia State College. Christy Griner Hulsey attended the meeting and spoke to members.

Hulsey gave an inspiring recount of how she and her husband purchased Colonial House of Flowers in Statesboro. Since then, she said, she has been invited twice to the White House to decorate Read More

Miss Jackson, Mr. Cowart plan June wedding

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:23 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Wes Goodwin of Louisville and Mr. and Mrs. Keith Jackson of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Victoria Jackson, to Mr. Mitchell Cowart of Twin City.

The future groom is the son of Mr. Bill and Mrs. Stephanie Cowart of Twin City.

The bride-elect graduated from Thomas Jefferson Academy in Louisville. She later graduated from both East Georgia State Read More

Political science major selected for prestigious national security program

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:19 pm

East Georgia State College political science major and Correll Scholar Shawn Smith has been selected to attend the Alexander Hamilton Institute’s prominent Washington Program on National Security in Washington, D.C.

The program is hosted by the Institute and housed at George Washington University. The program begins mid-June and is directed by AHI Senior Fellow Dr. Juliana Pilon. The Alexander Hamilton Institute selects approximately 20 students each year from leading American Read More

Shah becomes fifth Emanuel County 4-H’er to perform with Jennifer Nettles

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:18 pm

With a performance during the 10th Annual National 4-H Legacy Awards at the Ritz Carlton in Washington, D.C., Arham Shah fell in line as one of the few 4-H’ers from Emanuel County who has performed with Jennifer Nettles. He plays saxophone and is photographed with Nettles and guitarist Bram Rawlings.

Twelve years ago, four other local young people had the chance to take the stage with Nettles, then lead vocalist Read More

ECI JROTC takes second place in region drill competition

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:17 pm

Emanuel County Institute’s JROTC drill team competed in the Female Unarmed Squad Drill and placed second in the Region 9 Championship Drill Competition in Statesboro on March 9. They also qualified to compete in the state drill competition, which will be held March 23 in Griffin.

Members of the female unarmed squad drill consist of cadet captain Tionna Young, captain Antoinette Steele, captain Savannah Bush, first lieutenant Jasmine Young, private Read More

Prayer walk next weekend!

Posted by | March 21, 2019 4:12 pm

The Swainsboro Prayer Walk will be held from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. at Harmon Park on Saturday, March 30. Using strategically placed flags bearing written decrees as alters, participants are encouraged to bring bottles of olive oil to anoint the ground around each flag as a prophetic act of God’s presence coming over the city. Those in attendance are requested to rebuke all negativity and hold cell phone conversations Read More

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