Car rear-ends cow trailer

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:31 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

On Thursday, March 7, Emanuel County 911 dispatched emergency personnel to Highway 57 in reference to a two-vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, a Hyundai car was found inside the rear-end of a cattle trailer transporting cows. At the time, it was reported that the driver of the Hyundai did not notice the truck carrying cattle was attempting to make a turn, which resulted in the crash.

There were Read More


SPD’s Det. Riner speaks to Kiwanis Club

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:30 pm

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club met Tuesday, March 5, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations. Joining the 22 members was guest Ashley Riner, a detective for Swainsboro Police Department.

While with the Kiwanians, Det. Riner presented a department update.

According to him, SPD currently has five detectives investigating local criminal and drug cases. Det. Riner also talked about the new computerized, time-saving evidence system now in use that sorts and stores Read More


STC announces GOAL, Rick Perkins Award of Excellence winners

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:29 pm

Southeastern Technical College (STC) recently announced its Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership (GOAL) and the Rick Perkins Award of Excellence in Technical Instruction winners.

Harley Stanfield, a radiologic technology student from Uvalda, is the college’s 2019 GOAL winner.

“I’m so thankful I can share my story and publicly advocate on just how amazing the technical education system of Georgia truly is,” said Stanfield. “I’ve found my voice, my purpose, and Read More


Wilkerson wins Georgia FFA Central Region Proficiency

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:27 pm

Corey Wilkerson was recently selected as the Georgia FFA Central Region Agriculture Services Proficiency winner. There is one winner selected from all three regions in the state of Georgia.

In this category, members own or work for an agricultural business whose primary activity is to provide agricultural services that are not covered in any other proficiency award area.

Wilkerson worked with his grandpa’s well drilling business, Mons Well Drilling, from Read More


SPD accepting applications for civilian weapons course

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:26 pm

Swainsboro Police Department and Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office will host a civilian weapons course on Saturday, March 23, beginning at 8 a.m. Applications can be picked up at Swainsboro Police Department and the probate court. Only 10 individuals will be selected for participation for each class and must arrive at 8 a.m. inside Swainsboro Police Department’s courtroom to attend the classroom portion of this course. The group will then proceed Read More


Family Connection helps with race at state park

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:25 pm

Weekend Blessings held its annual 5K and 10K at George L. Smith State Park on March 9 to raise funds for the backpack program that provides food for students over weekends and holidays, and Family Connection assisted with the event.

Tammy Allen and Emanuel County Family Connection supplied bags that contained free items from East Georgia Healthcare and Community Service Board of Middle Georgia to the runners. Additionally, Family Connection Read More


EMC hosts double ribbon cutting ceremony

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:23 pm

by WHITLEY CLIFTON

On Friday, March 8, Emanuel Medical Center held a ribbon cutting event at 11:30 a.m. honoring its two newest additions to the facility, Emanuel Healthcare Center and Emanuel Wound Care Center. Both conveniently located on the second floor of the establishment, Emanuel Wound Care Center operates under the care of Dr. Anthony Davis and Nick Luecke, NP-C, and Emanuel Healthcare Center operates under the care of Dr. Read More


Henry propels Bulldogs’ offense with two grand slams

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:22 pm

by RON WEATHERFORD

The ECI Bulldog baseball team picked up a couple region wins last week along with a victory over a non-region Class AAA team with Hunter Henry sparking the offense with two home runs with the bases full of Bulldogs.

On Wednesday, March 6, the Bulldogs hosted Southeast Bulloch, defeating the Yellow Jackets in a back-and-forth game 7-5. Southeast Bulloch will have a chance for payback when the Read More


Dolan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship up for grabs

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:21 pm

Emanuel County Farm Bureau is now taking applications for the Dolan E. Brown Memorial Scholarship. This $1,200 scholarship is available to high school seniors who plan to attend a college or vocational school. The scholarship is based on the student’s academic performance, leadership abilities, and future plans as they relate to agriculture.

Today’s agriculture industry offers more than 200 rewarding and challenging careers, so the scholarship has potential to cover Read More


Beta Beta Chapter celebrates 56th birthday

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:19 pm

President Tammy Gray called the February 25 meeting of Beta Beta Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma to order at 6:30 p.m. at Catered Creations.

Beta Beta Chapter is celebrating its 56th birthday, and President Gray, Lynn Torrance, and Gail Greenway led in the birthday celebration. As candles were lit, they cited the wishes for Beta Beta, including loyalty, cooperation, stead-fastness, service, fellowship, growth, understanding, happiness, prosperity, health, appreciation of aesthetics, Read More


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