News from under the Gold Dome

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:44 pm

by REP. BUTCH PARRISH, 158th District

LEGISLATIVE NEWS

On Tuesday, April 2, we returned to Capitol Hill one last time for Legislative Day 40 before we adjourned Sine Die for the 2019 legislative session. Under the Gold Dome, Legislative Day 40 is our longest day of the year and is often referred to as “Sine Die,” which is a Latin term meaning “without assigning a day for further meeting.” We Read More


GS Jazz Ensemble to perform tonight!

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:33 pm

As part of the Vision Series at East Georgia State College, the Georgia Southern University Jazz Ensemble will hold a free performance at the Luck F. Gambrell Center Auditorium on April 11 beginning at 7 p.m.

The Georgia Southern Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Rick Mason, provides a venue for qualified musicians to perform jazz in a 20-member big-band. The group performs at least four concerts each year on campus, Read More


Edward “Eddie” Glover, 84

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:31 pm

   Home-going celebration services for Edward “Eddie” Glover, 84, were held Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Mosley’s Funeral Home. Interment followed with his final resting place being at Kirkland Cemetery. His road from labor to rest was traveled on March 29, 2019 by the angels from Heaven.

Mr. Edward Glover, affectionately called Eddie, was born October 2, 1934 in Emanuel County to the late Matilda Read More


Bulldogs end the week at No. 6 in power rankings

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:30 pm

by RON WEATHERFORD

Playing up in class with several non-region quality baseball teams has payed off for the ECI baseball squad. They ended the regular season last week defeating Montgomery County and non-region Southeast Bulloch.

Region 3 was also competitive and tough this year and could have eight teams entering the state playoffs. Currently, the region has four teams in the top eight in power rankings.

The Bulldogs are currently Read More


David Emanuel Academy takes on D.C.

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:29 pm

Spring Break 2019 was special for select students from David Emanuel Academy. A few families traveled to Washington, D.C. and had the experience of a lifetime.

The tourists traveled to the nation’s capital April 1 through April 4. While there, they visited the Thomas Jefferson Memorial, Arlington Cemetery, the Washington Monument, the World War II Memorial, the Washington Cathedral, the U.S. Capitol, the national archives, the Library of Congress, the Read More


COTW: Gideon Chapman Wilds

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:28 pm

This week’s Cook of the Week is Gideon Chapman Wilds. He is the 9-year-old son of Kenn and Kayla Wilds and the younger brother of Gatlin Wilds, all of Oak Park. His grandparents are Glenn and Tammy Chapman of Oak Park and John and Nancy Wilds of Lyons. Gideon is a third grader at Swainsboro Elementary School. He is an aspiring chef. When he is away from the kitchen, he Read More


Union Chapel MBC to hold spring revival

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:27 pm

On April 22 through April 24 at 7:30 p.m. each night, Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Garfield will hold spring revival services. The featured guest minister for the week will be Reverend Tony Wardlaw of the Wardlaw Brothers.

Newton Grove, Jones Temple, Skull Creek No. 2, and Drakes Chapel will visit Monday night.

Tuesday’s service will see visits from Mount Caramel, Rountree Chapel, Rountree Grove, Drakes Chapel, Durden Grove, Read More


Hillcrest to host Agees

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:26 pm

The Agee Family will perform in concert on Friday, April 19, at 7 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church. All are invited.



First-ever Bike Night at Tarantino’s a success

Posted by | April 11, 2019 4:22 pm

On Thursday, March 28, Tarantino’s Little Italy sponsored for the first time a Bike Night event. Half of the proceeds from food, beverages, and raffle tickets benefitted Swainsboro’s animal shelter.

Kicking off at 7 p.m., bikers and citizens of Emanuel County congregated at the water fountain downtown and joined shelter employees as well as pups Bryer and Buzz, who were in attendance to hopefully find their “fur-ever” homes.

Cissy’s Southern Read More


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