Family Connection observes Dr. Seuss’ birthday

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:14 am

On Friday, March 1, Emanuel County Family Connection partnered with the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with the students at Early Head Start. Volunteers enjoyed reading various Dr. Seuss books as much as the children enjoyed hearing them.

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club also gave mini board books to every child in hopes of encouraging parents to read to their children at home. Family Connection supplied two Dr. Read More


ECI, SHS students attend career summit

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:11 am

On Wednesday, March 6, Nordson Corporation hosted students from Swainsboro High and Emanuel County Institute for a 21st Century Leaders career summit at the Sudie A. Fulford Learning Center on the campus of East Georgia State College.

Welcomes were delivered by Weston Snell, senior at SHS; Kate Hewitt, executive director of 21st Century Leaders; and Ashley Mills, receiving value stream leader at Nordson. Students then rotated through roundtable sessions facilitated Read More


ECI Junior Beta helps collect donations

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:09 am

National Beta Club Week began March 4, and Emanuel County Institute’s Junior Beta Club joined in a county-wide community service project in honor of the celebratory week. Students collected toiletries, which will be donated to area shelters. Karly Olliff, Anna Claire Davis, and Sullee Boddiford are shown with the collected items.


DEA soccer tops VHA in season opener

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:08 am

After a much-anticipated start, the Lady Eagles soccer season finally got underway Friday afternoon, March 8, at Eagle Field.

With a great defensive showing and the offense pounding away, David Emauel went on to win over Vidalia Heritage Academy in a 4-1 battle. The four goals were scored by Sarah Joe Perkins, Bree Wimberly, Maci Nease, and Laila Mercer.

The Lady Eagles are led by coaches Aaron Goodman and Stephanie


One joins DAR chapter

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:06 am

Constance Peebles Terwilliger was inducted into the Governor David Emanuel-Adam Brinson Chapter of the DAR at the chapter’s January 10 meeting. She joined upon the record of Francis Flanders’ service during the American Revolution.

Administering the oath were chapter registrar Judy Womack and chaplain Kaye Stephens.


United Primitive Baptist to host two-night meeting

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:05 am

Elder Paul Thomas, pastor of United Primitive Baptist Church, invites the public to a two-night annual meeting on March 19 and March 20. The services will commence at 7 p.m. each evening and will feature Elder Edward McIntyre of Fitzgerald as the guest minister.


Greater Saint James to hold revival

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:04 am

Spring revival will be held Monday, March 25, through Wednesday, March 27, at 7 p.m. each night for Greater Saint James Missionary Baptist Church. The guest speaker will be Pastor Benjamin J. Martin of Mount Zion MBC of Soperton and Union Hill MBC of Tennille. All members of the community are invited. Rev. Melvin Adams Jr. is pastor of the host church.


Jail List 3-13-19

Posted by | March 15, 2019 10:02 am

The following persons have been booked into Emanuel County Jail, according to Emanuel County Sheriff Tyson Stephens, on warrants obtained by one of several local law enforcement agencies, designated by each name: Drug Task Force (DTF); Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI); Georgia Department of Pardons and Parole (GAPP); Georgia State Patrol (GSP); Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO); Swainsboro Police Dept. (SPD); Stillmore Police Dept. (SMPD); Twin City Police Department (TCPD); Read More


Michael Clayton Robertson, 56

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:59 pm

The family of Michael Clayton Robertson, 56, will receive friends at Tomlinson Funeral Home on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. He died Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at the Medical Center of Central Georgia Navicent Health.

Mr. Michael Clayton Robertson was born November 5, 1962 in Emanuel County to the late John Willard Robertson and Martha Edenfield Robertson. He served in the United Staes Army and … Read More


SPS slates PTO, open house

Posted by | March 14, 2019 4:33 pm

Swainsboro Primary School will host its annual PTO meeting featuring P.E./Health Night on Tuesday, March 19. Kindergarten students will present a special performance for the evening.

The event will begin with open house from 5:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. During this time, parents will be allowed to visit classrooms and speak with teachers. The PTO meeting will begin at 6 p.m. All parents and stakeholders are invited to attend.


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