Smith presents program to Wiregrass, Brier Creek

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:16 pm

   The Wiregrass of Swainsboro and Brier Creek of Screven County, Chapters of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution, held a joint monthly meeting on Thursday, July 12, at the New China Restaurant with President Wilder Smith, Jr. presiding. In attendance, there were a combined attendance of 35 attendees, 20 members and 15 guests. In attendance were East Region Vice-President Sonny Pittman, Col William Few Chapter Registrar Bill Tankersley, Read More


Wendy’s donates to Tiger baseball program

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:15 pm

   Pictured are Roy Riddle, general manager of Swainsboro Wendy’s Restaurant, and April Brown, assistant general manager of the same institution, presenting a $500 check to Ashley Hooks, coach of Swainsboro High School’s baseball team. The proceeds of the donation will help to sponsor the Wendy’s Invitational Tournament during the upcoming season.
   In return, Hooks donated two baseball jerseys for display in the store to show support for the Tigers. Once
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Wendy’s taking donations for World Series-bound Dixie Youth team

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:14 pm

   The Swainsboro Wendy’s Restaurant recently began collecting donations for the 8-and-under (8U) Dixie Youth team, who will travel to Lumberton, North Carolina, July 27-31 to play in the World Series. To date, Wendy’s has donated more than $300 to the cause and will continue receiving donations daily up until the team departs.

   In addition to its monetary support, Wendy’s will host a send-off for the team Wednesday, July 25, from Read More


12U girls finish second in state tournament

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:12 pm

   Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department’s (SECRD) 12-and-under (12U) girls all-star softball team competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A/B Fastpitch Softball Tournament on July 10-12. Held at Diamond Lakes Regional Park in Augusta, SECRD saw a runner-up finish, completing the tournament with a 4–2 record.
   The girls started play on Tuesday, July 10, beating South Bryan 9-1.
   The following day, SECRD’s all-stars played a tripleheader, dropping a close
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10U girls compete in state tournament

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:11 pm

   The 10-and-under (10U) girls all-star softball team from Swainsboro Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) traveled to the Clarence E. Morgan Complex in Springfield last week to compete in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A/B State Softball Tournament. Held July 10-12, the local girls finished the tournament with a 1–2 record and placed fifth in the state.
   Team members Kyli Bell, Kayla Crabb, Clara Beth Elsenrath, Zada Ely, Charissa
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8U girls travel to Moultrie for state tournament

Posted by | July 24, 2018 1:10 pm

   On July 10-12, the 8-and-under (8U) girls all-star softball team from Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) competed in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association Class A/B State Softball Tournament.
   Held at Magnolia Sports Complex, the team played two games on Wednesday. They first took on Moultrie and were defeated 13-4. Their next and final game was against Rincon, who won 18-10 and ended SECRD’s time in southwest Georgia.

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Noles named Assistant Registrar at EGSC

Posted by | July 24, 2018 9:22 am

East Georgia State College is proud to announce the hiring of April E. “Liz” Noles as Assistant Registrar. Noles earned her BA in political science in 2008, her MBA in 2011, a BS in justice studies in 2015, and an MA in social science with a focus in criminology and political science in 2017, all from Georgia Southern University. She joins EGSC from Georgia Southern, where she served as an … Read More


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