Nunez Baptist to celebrate homecoming, dedicate sanctuary

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:50 pm

   On Sunday, Oct. 22, Nunez Baptist Church will celebrate homecoming and the addition of its sanctuary beginning at 10:30 a.m. The message will be delivered by Pastor Jim Harrell. Following the service, a meal will be provided. During this event, members and community supporters who have helped the church will be recognized.       

   Pastor Harrell and the congregation of Nunez Baptist invite all to attend.


Hebron Baptist to hold homecoming, fall revival beginning Sunday

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:49 pm

   Hebron Baptist Church, located on Old McLeod Bridge Rd., has slated its annual homecoming service for Sunday, Oct. 15. This service will begin with morning worship at 11 a.m., followed by a meal in the fellowship hall.

   Fall revival services have been set for October 16-18 with services beginning at 7 p.m. each night. The featured speaker for Monday’s service will be Rev. Mark Hardin. Tuesday evening will bring Rev. … Read More


EGSC students attend leadership conference

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:45 pm

On Saturday, Sept. 30, seven East Georgia State College students attended the 12th Annual Southern Collegiate Leadership Conference at Georgia Southern University. The students, accompanied by EGSC Student Life Director Vicki Sherrod, attended workshops and breakout sessions designed to develop leadership skills. The group also heard from Keynote Speaker and workshop presenter…

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Greene leads the way to Eagle homecoming win

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:41 pm

   David Emanuel had another week of football success last week when John Hancock Academy visited Stillmore, winning two contests by a margin of 80–20.

   With alumni abound for homecoming on Friday night, the varsity Eagles stormed the field and put on one of their best performances yet, defeating the visiting Rebels 50–20.

   Junior Ashton Greene was spectacular with six touchdowns and one 2-point conversion. He rushed for 369 yards through … Read More


DEA softball advancing to second round of playoffs

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:37 pm

   David Emanuel Academy’s softball team is peaking just in the nick of time. State playoffs began last Saturday, and the Lady Eagles routed Community Christian Academy in the first two games of a best-of-three series, winning Game 1 15–0 and Game 2 18–3.

   The team primed itself for the playoff series with a game at home against rival Robert Toombs Christian Academy on Thursday. It was a nailbiter, but David … Read More


Jenkins, Judy welcome new members to EREA

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:33 pm

   Emanuel Retired Educators Association president Erma Jenkins and guest speaker Dr. Kevin Judy, Emanuel County Schools superintendent, welcomed new members Miriam Hardy, Vernon Hardy, Alecia Breedlove, and Dianne Fields at the September meeting held at Swainsboro Middle School (SMS).   The next meeting will be Monday, Oct. 18, at Emanuel County Institute (ECI). Fire chief Mike Strobridge will be the featured speaker.


Downer celebrates 90th birthday with trip to Savannah

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:07 pm

Myra Downer and family recently celebrated her 90th birthday by dining at The Pirates’ House in downtown Savannah. Following a meal, the family gathered at grandson Clay (Amanda) Price’s home for cake and ice cream.


President of East Georgia State speaks to Exchangites

Posted by | October 13, 2017 2:03 pm

At last week’s Exchange Club meeting held Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Catered Creations, president of East Georgia State College (EGSC) Dr. Bob Boehmer presented an update from his institution. Specifically, Dr. Boehmer spoke on the strategic vision for EGSC’s future. He was accompanied by Elizabeth Gilmer, vice president for institutional advacement. Dr. Boehmer was introduced by county commissioner Rusty Lane.


Community Development Spotlight: Construction begins on I-16 Industrial Park water tower

Posted by | October 13, 2017 1:42 pm

   The following report was submitted on behalf of the Emanuel County Development Authority.

   If you have driven by the I-16 Industrial Park, you probably noticed a construction crew at work at the site. Construction has begun on the park’s 250,000 gallon water tower, which will serve the park and in the near future the I-16/US Highway 1 interchange. The sewer is in the final design stage. Construction will start during … Read More


ISO: Cook of the Week

Posted by | October 12, 2017 3:05 pm

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