DBC rep speaks to Garfield Community Club

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:16 am

President Rose Frew called the May 4 meeting of Garfield Community Club to order at 2 p.m. at Lew’s BBQ in Twin City. She introduced speaker Joyce Canady, representative of Durden Banking Company.

Canady spoke to the club about elder abuse. She discussed how telemarketers prey on seniors and how to fend off those scammers. Canady also provided information about Durden Banking Company.

In regard to new business, Magnolia Springs … Read More


Tigers finish second in state track meet event

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:14 am

On Saturday, May 11, Swainsboro High School’s track team competed in the state track meet at Berry College in Rome.

The 4×100-meter relay team of Ja’von Brown, AJ Cook, KJ Starnes, AJ Kingsberry and Juan Brown finished second in Class AA with a time of 42.07, just 5 hundredths of a second off the school record of 42.02 set in 2007.

Kingsberry, a junior, finished third in Class AA in … Read More


ECI graduate, sponsored by Pineland Telephone, one of 54 national scholarship awards

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:13 am

The Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) announced awards of $125,000 in college scholarships to 54 students in rural communities served by members of NTCA–The Rural Broadband Association. The FRS College Scholarship Program awards one-time scholarships to students from rural America for their first year of college, university, or vocational-technical school. Each student is sponsored by an NTCA member company. Pineland Telephone Cooperative, Inc. sponsored Calissa Mason.

Mason, who will be … Read More


EGSC’s RN-BSN Bridge Program accredited by ACEN

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:11 am

East Georgia State College (EGSC) has recently been notified of the accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). The ACEN Board of Commissioners officially voted on EGSC’s program during their March 2019 meeting, and the accreditation is effective January 31, 2018.

ACEN is recognized by the United States Department of Education as a specialized accrediting agency for nursing education … Read More


SMS SciFries help build raised garden beds at EGSC

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:06 am

On Saturday March 30, students from the Swainsboro Middle School SciFries, science Swainsboro Middle School science teacher Deanna Ryan, and Chase Hammond, high-school student from Jefferson County High School, joined Susanna Hall, East Georgia State College junior in the Bachelor of Science in Biology program and vice-president of the EGSC chapter of the Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society, and Dr. David Chevalier, EGSC chair of the biology department, to … Read More


Carter wins 100-meter dash at state track meet

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:04 am

Emanuel County Institute had a strong showing at the 2019 GHSA Track & Field State Championships held May 9 through May 11 in Albany.

Deione Carter finished as the state champion in the 100-meter dash. He also finished as state runner-up in the 200-meter dash.

Kristen Smoyer finished fifth in the 1600-meter run and eighth place in the 800-meter run.

Emma Mason placed sixth in the high jump and 12th … Read More


Field trip takes students back in time

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:01 am

David Emanuel Academy’s middle school students attended the Renaissance Festival in Fairburn on May 8, 2019. There, students learned about life, culture, and customs of medieval times.


Ohoopee Grove MBC plans anniversary celebration

Posted by | May 16, 2019 11:00 am

A celebration service honoring Ohoopee Grove Missionary Baptist Church’s 150th anniversary will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 19. Pastor Napolean Cooper of Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Camilla will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served after the service has concluded. Pastor Reverend Alan Moss Sr. extends an invitation to all.


Green Grove Baptist to celebrate 113 years

Posted by | May 16, 2019 10:58 am

Green Grove Baptist Church will celebrate its 113th church anniversary on May 19. Sunday school will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a mass meeting service at 11:30. Dinner will follow. All are invited.


Alberta Williams, 57

Posted by | May 16, 2019 10:55 am

   Funeral services for Alberta Williams, 57, of Dublin were held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Dublin. She died May 3, 2019.

Mrs. Alberta Williams was born on April 27, 1962 in Bessemer, Alabama to the late Major Lee Miller Sr. and Christine Miller. She married her true love, Willie Lee Williams, on July 4, 1994. She was a servant of … Read More


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