Tuesdays with Morrie on Schoolhouse Players’ stage

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:37 am

   The Schoolhouse Players’ upcoming production is Tuesdays with Morrie, the autobiographical story of sports journalist Mitch Albom, a man solely driven by his career. Then, 16 years after finishing college, by chance he learns that his former college professor, Morrie Schwartz, is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Uncharacteristically, Albom takes time to go see him. What starts out as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last Read More


SAL unveils Swainsboro’s latest monument

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:34 am

by WHITLEY CLIFTON
   On Tuesday, September 11, a dedication for the newly installed EMS/fire/police memorial monument was held at 6 p.m. at Pine Brook Park. This monument was dedicated by the Sons of American Legion Swainsboro Squadron No. 103 in memory of those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

   Participants for the program included SAL commander Henry Thompson, SAL chaplain Wayne Davis, the Swainsboro Police Department color guard, Read More


Sportsman of the Year goes to Nick Kraus

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:33 am

   The Emanuel County Sportsman’s Club held its August 2018 meeting at Beaver Creek Plantation.
      During the meeting, club president Terry Reynolds recognized Nick Kraus as the club’s Sportsman of the Year for 2018. The award is given annually to a selected member who has displayed a strong participation and commitment to the club’s overall goals of outdoor sports education and involvement.
   Also, Durden Banking Company offered its support as official
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Eagle football teams split the week

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:32 am

by HALEI LAMB
   If you’re looking to call last week either good or bad based solely on winning or losing, you’re out of luck when it comes to David Emanuel Academy football. The middle school boys showed up and showed out; their varsity counterparts, though, were not so fortunate.

   The younger Eagles set the tone for the week on Thursday, Sept. 13, when John Hancock Academy came to Stillmore. The Read More


Twin City farms, research center in Midville part of this year’s Georgia Peanut Tour

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:22 am

   The 32nd Annual Georgia Peanut Tour began September 18 and will continue through September 20, visiting Savannah and the surrounding areas. The tour brings the latest information on peanuts while giving a first-hand view of industry infrastructure from production and handling to processing and utilization. Tour stops will be made in several peanut producing counties, including Emanuel, Burke, Bulloch, Candler, and Screven counties.
   Attendees can expect to see first-hand nearly
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Bulldogs shut out Panthers

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:08 am

by RON WEATHERFORD
The Bulldogs played their first region game Friday, shutting out Portal 42-0 at Panther Stadium.
   It was a complete domination over the Panthers with the ECI offense rushing for 434 yards while the defense held Portal to an unbelievable 7 yards of offense, eight in the first half and minus one in the third and fourth quarters.
   The Bulldog defense didn’t allow Portal into ECI territory, never
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BOE holds one of two September meetings

Posted by | September 20, 2018 11:03 am

by HALEI LAMB
   The Emanuel County Board of Education convened for its regular monthly meeting September 10 at 7 p.m. at the central office.
   During superintendent’s comments, Dr. Kevin Judy shared information regarding REACH GA and the FY19 SPLOST budget. He also noted that the board’s meeting originally scheduled for October 15 has been bumped up a week to October 8.
   Among the board’s few bits of action at the
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Who wants pancakes?

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:57 am

   The Swainsboro Exchange Club’s annual pancake supper will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, October 26.

   All funds raised will benefit the Sunshine House Regional Advocacy Center here in Swainsboro, which makes a tremendous difference in the lives of children who have been abused. Please support this fundraiser as you will be helping children in need.
   Delivery of tickets is available upon request!


Dr. Ray presented President Award from GAFP

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:56 am

   James Ray, MD FAAFP, was the recipient of the 2018 President’s Award. He was awarded by Loy D. “Chip” Cowart, MD, FAAFP – President of The Georgia Academy of Family Physicians (GAFP). GAFP honors members exemplifying excellence in the practice of family medicine and for their national, state chapter, and community-based leadership roles and contributions to clinical research and healthcare.

   Dr. Ray was born and raised in Fairfield, Alabama. He Read More


Family and Friends Fun Day this Saturday at EGSC

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:54 am

   On September 22, East Georgia State College will hold Family and Friends Fun Day at its Swainsboro campus. Beginning with the Duct Tape Regatta at 11 a.m., the day will feature fun and excitement for all ages!

   Bring the whole family to enjoy watching the Duct Tape Regatta, then visit EGSC Club Booths for different treats and giveaways. There will also be bubble soccer, a large inflatable slide, t-shirt booth, Read More


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