Another great week of Eagle baseball

Posted by | April 6, 2018 8:30 am

   David Emanuel Academy’s baseball teams continued their winning ways last week, building on wins against Twiggs Academy the week prior. The varsity boys set the tone Monday by beating The Habersham School, and the middle school boys won against Portal on Wednesday.
   The varsity Eagles traveled to Historic Grayson Stadium on Monday, March 26, to take on Habersham. David Emanuel played with a chip on their shoulder
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4-H’ers compete in Project Achievement

Posted by | April 6, 2018 8:00 am

   Emanuel County 4-H hosted fourth, fifth, and sixth grade 4-H’ers from 14 counties on March 24 at Swainsboro Middle School for the annual Cloverleaf Project Achievement competition. Emanuel County was represented by 32 competing 4-H’ers, 15 Teen Leaders, and 14 adult volunteers.
   The Project Achievement competition offers something for just about everyone. From Bicycle to Wildlife, there are 59 different categories. Fifty-three projects include oral presentations. Six
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Call for artists, artisans, potters, crafters!

Posted by | April 5, 2018 4:34 pm

   Artists need outlets for their work and two area women, Heather Townsend and Eileen Dudley, have been brainstorming for such a place.  Their goal is an artists’ and artisans’ cooperative, part gallery, part studio, part classes, and maybe, part coffee (or pizza). The possible venue is in the historic commercial Graymont area of Twin City, and the hope is to provide an arts market for Emanuel and surrounding counties as Read More

Noles brings Pine Tree Festival plans to Rotary Club

Posted by | April 5, 2018 4:09 pm

   The Rotary Club of Swainsboro met  March 26 at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Ken Warnock welcomed all, recognized a visiting Rotarian, and called the meeting to order.

   Steven Rigdon gave the invocation, and Matt Blackburn led the pledge and Four-Way Test. 

   The meeting featured guest speaker Eliza Noles, director of events and tourism for the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce. She was introduced by Peyton Frye. During her spiel, Noles Read More

Lakeside High wins annual Science Olympiad at EGSC

Posted by | April 5, 2018 4:06 pm

   On Saturday, February 24, 2018, East Georgia State College hosted their annual Science Olympiad. Twelve teams from nine area high schools competed for the first place trophy and a spot at this year’s State Competition. Participating high schools were Southeast Bulloch High School, Lakeside High School, Augusta Area Homeschool, Effingham College and Career Academy, Grovetown High School, H.V. Jenkins High School, Metter High School, A.R. Johnson High School and Woodville-Tompkins Read More

ECI FBLA attends state conference

Posted by | April 5, 2018 4:04 pm

   On March 22-25, 15 members of ECI FBLA attended the Georgia FBLA State Leadership Conference in Atlanta.

   During the conference, members competed in various events as well as attended numerous leadership classes. Members also served as assistants in competitive events. The chapter received awards that included being named a Superior Gold Chapter in the Chapter of the Year program and was also rewarded as third overall chapter in Division II Read More

DEA has great first DPA showing

Posted by | April 5, 2018 4:01 pm

   On Saturday, March 24, seven sixth grade students from David Emanuel Academy (DEA) participated for the first time as part of Emanuel County 4-H in the Southeast District Project Achievement held at Swainsboro Middle School. During this event, all seven students placed.

   The following DEA 4-H’ers were awarded: Karoline Kettles, first place in Veterinary Science; Ben Bennett, second place in Historic People; Tony Sutton, second place in Sports Individual; Ben Read More

Three STC dental hygiene students named Hinman Scholars

Posted by | April 5, 2018 3:54 pm

   Three dental hygiene students from Southeastern Technical College (STC) were recognized at the 2018 Thomas P. Hinman Dental Meeting in Atlanta on March 24.
   Noelia Santana of Reidsville, Abby Lynn of Vidalia, and London Stuckey of Jesup were named Hinman Scholars and received $1,000 scholarships.
   “These students have an exceptional work ethic and are very deserving of this honor,” said Dr. Jennifer Gramiak, director of STC’s dental hygiene program.
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SHS names honor graduates

Posted by | April 5, 2018 3:52 pm

   Swainsboro High School announced 42 honor graduates for the Class of 2018 at a recent senior assembly. In order to reach honor graduate status, students must achieve a non-rounded GPA of 90 or above for all four years of high school.
   Bryceson Oglesby earned the top spot of the class as valedictorian, and Ernest Warden was named salutatorian.
   Other honor graduates are Abrianna Ahrens, Kalen Allen, Zykia Archie, Jayla Armstrong,
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City Council holds monthly meeting

Posted by | April 5, 2018 3:51 pm


   The City Council and Mayor of Swainsboro met for their monthly meeting on Monday, April 2, at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The mayor welcomed all, and Rev. Bruce Flowers gave the invocation, then the assembled recited the pledge.

   In reference to new business:

   • John E. Parker requested to discuss street parking tickets that are being issued to all vehicles parked in the roadway that are Read More

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