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

ECI FFA gears up for Land Evaluation CDE

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:52 am

   Emanuel County Institute FFA members attended the Land Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) in Treutlen County on September 6 to prepare for the upcoming competition at the end of the month.
   As part of the trip, students had to evaluate land class factors, including surface texture, soil depth, erosion, permeability, internal drainage, surface runoff, slope estimate, and flood hazard determiners. Students then placed soils into their capability classes. After determining
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Twin City mayor visits ECI

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:50 am

   Twin City’s mayor, Eileen Dudley, recently visited Melissa Carlyle’s eighth grade Georgia Studies class as part of an effort to familiarize students with the roles and responsibilities of her office. While there, Dudley also explained some of the projects she wants to accomplish as mayor.

Greene awarded Player of the Week

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:47 am

   Recently, Ashton Greene, student at David Emanuel Academy (DEA), was announced as Georgia Farm Bureau’s Player of the Week. Greene is a senior football player, occupying the positions of wide receiver, runner back, and defensive back. Allen Jorden made the presentation.

Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association announces county-wide revival

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:46 am

   On October 2 through October 4 at 7 p.m. nightly, Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association will hold a county-wide revival at Phillip Grove Baptist Church, located at 255 Lovers Lane in Waynesboro.
   Noah Ebenezer Central Baptist Association is made up of churches in Emanuel, Burke, Jefferson, and Richmond counties.
   The guest revivalist will be Rev. Garrett Williamson. Born in Blackshear to Presiding Elder Harvey Williamson and Sharon Williamson, he is
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Apples! Get your apples!

Posted by | September 20, 2018 10:44 am

   Good Shepherd Episcopal Church is now holding its annual fall apple fundraiser. Varieties include gala, red delicious, yellow delicious, Granny Smith, winesap, and Rome apples for $30 per box or $15 per half box. Orders are being taken now. Delivery date is set for October 9 with apples available for pick-up after 2 p.m. on that date. For further information or to purchase apples, contact Mary Ann Peebles at 237-6185.

Miss McElroy to wed Mr. Jones this fall

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:47 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Scott McElroy of Swainsboro are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Lindsay Nicole McElroy, to Mr. Christian Blake Jones, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Jones Jr. and Ms. Mollie Scott of Swainsboro.

   The bride-elect graduated from Swainsboro High School in 2013 and Georgia Southern University in 2017. She is employed as a teacher at Toombs County Middle School. Her grandparents are Barbara Nunley Read More

SPD Report 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:46 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   September 10

   Officer was dispatched to 323 Poplar Street in reference to damage property.

   Officer was dispatched to 504 King Circle Drive in reference to disorderly conduct.

   Complainant reported a hit-and-run.

   September 11

   Officer was dispatched to 501 South Main Street in reference to criminal trespassing.

   Complainant reported theft by taking.

   Officers are dispatched to the area of 331 West Main Street Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:44 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District

   Led by the top two categories’ strong performance, August state revenues turned in a very strong month growing 7.0% on total revenues of $1.803 billion. The total gain over a year ago for the month was $117.4 million. This puts the state some $90 million ahead of budget for the two months of the FY 2019 budget.Read More

Legals 9-19

Posted by | September 19, 2018 4:43 pm





All creditors of the estate of David Lee Coleman, deceased, late of Emanuel County, are hereby notified to render their demands to Richard M. McNeely, attorney for Debra C. Rich, Executor of the David Lee Coleman Estate, at    P. O. Box 767, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, according to law, and all persons indebted to said estate Read More

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