UPDATE: 1 dead after shooting on Longview Road

Posted by | March 15, 2017 5:32 pm

On March 15, Swainsboro Police Department officers were dispatched to Longview Road in reference to shots fired. Officers arrived on the scene within a matter of minutes.

Upon arrival, officers observed a red Dodge Charger in the roadway occupied by one person. Officers immediately approached the vehicle and made contact with the driver, later identified as Tyron Cochran Jr., 41, of a Swainsboro address, who was behind the wheel, having … Read More

Shots fired on Longview Road

Posted by | March 15, 2017 3:18 pm

Swainsboro Police Department and Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office are currently on scene on Longview Road behind KT’s where shots were fired into a vehicle. A male driver in serious condition was transported by ambulance. Stay tuned for updates. We’ll post as they become available.


Join EGSC for their Alumni & Friends Lunch and Learn program

Posted by | March 15, 2017 2:20 pm

On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, East Georgia State College’s Alumni Association will host their first Alumni & Friends Lunch and Learn Program at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center. The program will feature speaker Bill Rogers, Jr. presenting a special talk about the Historic Dixie Theatre renovation project.

The Lunch and Learn Program is open to all friends of East Georgia State College and has a cost … Read More

Today is National Butterfly day

Posted by | March 14, 2017 11:28 am

Observed annually, March 14th is National Learn About Butterflies Day.  Spring and summer are just right around the corner, so it is a good time to take a few minutes and learn something new about butterflies and appreciate their beauty.

  • There are more than 20,000 types of butterflies worldwide
  • Their wing spans can range from 1/2 inch to 11 inches.
  • Butterflies in their adult stage can live from a week
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Adult Spelling Bee to be held

Posted by | March 13, 2017 2:05 pm

On April 8, 2017, East Georgia State College’s Relay for Life Committee will host an Adult Spelling Bee in their Luck F. Gambrell Building Auditorium. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the event will begin at 10 a.m.

The Adult Spelling Bee is open to ages 16 and up. The cost is $20 per person/$60 per team. There is an option for teams to get sponsors to cover their … Read More

EGSC’s Dr. Caiazzo participates in Reading Across America

Posted by | March 13, 2017 12:38 pm

As part of this year’s Read Across America Day, Dr. Tom Caiazzo, Professor of Political Science at East Georgia State College, represented the college at Mill Creek Elementary School in Statesboro where he read to Pre-K students.

NEA’s Read Across America is an annual reading motivation and awareness program that calls for every child in every community to celebrate reading on March 2, the birthday of beloved children’s author Dr. … Read More

Spring Forward at 2 a.m.

Posted by | March 11, 2017 5:52 pm

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 2:00:00 amclocks are turned forward 1 hour to 

Sunday, March 12, 2017, 3:00:00 amlocal daylight time instead

Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 12, 2017 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

This is also know as Spring Forward.

Don’t be late come next Monday

Posted by | March 10, 2017 1:30 pm

A friendly reminder that we need to turn our clocks ahead one hour and check your smoke alarms. So with this, don’t be late for work or school come next Monday the 13th!!

Yard Sales

Posted by | March 10, 2017 10:37 am

Church Yard Sales  this weekend

Garfield UMC will hold a yard sale Friday March 10th and Saturday March 11th 8a.m. to 4p.m. Parsonage contents, furniture, appliances, odds and ends.

New Beginnings Worship Center will hold a yard sale Saturday March 11th from 10a.m. to 4p.m.. 915 W Main St, Swainsboro

Indoor & Outdoor Yard Sale

Posted by | March 10, 2017 10:21 am

Yard sale to be held Saturday March 11th From 8a.m. to 1:30p.m. at 1684 Bishop Chapel Church Rd,  Midville (Located in Summertown) . 95% Content for Sale, Lots of stuff!

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