Christmas parade to be held December 6

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:31 pm

The annual Swainsboro Christmas Parade, Carols on the Square, and Chili Cook-off will be held December 6, 2018.

Organizing the event are the City of Swainsboro, the Downtown Development Authority of Swainsboro (DDA), the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce, and the Swainsboro Jaycees.

Parade lineup will begin at 5 p.m. south of BB&T Bank on South Main Street, and the procession will begin at 5:30 p.m. sharply. The route will Read More


EMC offers multiple programs for month of November

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:28 pm

Emanuel Medical Center (EMC) is pleased to announce three special events scheduled for the month of November.

The first event will be held Wednesday, November 14. “Know the 10 Signs” workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association will define the 10 indicators of Alzheimer’s. The workshop will run from 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the hospital’s classroom. For additional information, call 478-289-1274.

The following day, November 15, Emanuel Medical Center Read More


Final Total Wellness Session to be held at Fulford Center

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:24 pm

The final session of the 2018 Total Wellness Series will be held Tuesday, Nov. 27, at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center on East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus. “Come Stressed, Leave Revitalized” is the session topic.

Janelle Langley, program director at Emanuel Medical Center, will be the speaker. The holiday season can often bring undesirable guests—stress and depression. Participants will receive information on how to develop Read More


COTW: The McKenzies

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:13 pm

This week’s Cooks of the Week are Brad and Jessica McKenzie of Swainsboro. Today, November 14, they celebrate their ninth wedding anniversary. (“Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.” — Mark 10:9) Together, they have two children, Ryan and Jessley. The McKenzie family attends Emanuel Christian Ministries, where Brad serves as pastor. They enjoy spending time together as a family and spreading the love of Jesus. Read More


Voices United to host annual concert

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:12 pm

On December 9 at 3 p.m., Voices United will host its annual Christmas concert at New Hope World Outreach. Featured guests will include Voices United, Saint Matthews Praise Dance Team of Jefferson County, WDY Community Choir, Gordan Grove Youth Choir of Louisville, Blast Ministry Praise Team, and Juwannecia Jones and True. The public is invited.


Special services for women to be held

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:08 pm

Pastor Christine Peebles and the Victory Temple church family extends an invitation to all women to come and fellowship at their women’s conference, slated for November 15-16 at 7:30 p.m. nightly and November 17 at 10 in the morning.

Thursday night will feature words from Pastor Allie Scott and True Born Church of Augusta.

Friday night, evangelist/author Annette M. Bradley of Macon will speak.

On Saturday, Apostle Sandy Brooks will Read More


Buxtons to be featured at Stillmore MBC revival

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:06 pm

Stillmore Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host revival on November 25-28. The services will feature guest speakers John Buxton of Kite and Aaron Buxton of Oak Park. Sunday, November 25’s services will start at 6 p.m., while the remaining nights’ services will begin at 7 p.m. All are invited.


McWilliams to preach initial service in Perry

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:05 pm

Roosevelt McWilliams, formerly of Swainsboro, will deliver his initial sermon at New Hope Baptist Church beginning at 3 p.m. on November 25. The church is located at 1300 Washington Street in Perry. Members of his home community are invited.


Jacket giveaway slated for first month in December

Posted by | November 15, 2018 3:03 pm

A free jacket giveaway will take place during the first week in December. Community members in attendance will also be offered food, including ribs, chicken, potato salad, green beans, and cake. The event will be held at 12:30 p.m. daily and will be free to the city in its entirety. For additional information, contact Reverend McKinney at 478-829-4016.


Revival coming to God’s Holy Tabernacle

Posted by | November 15, 2018 2:59 pm

According to Pastor Amos Handsom Jr., revival at God’s Holy Tabernacle will be held November 15-17 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Evangelist Ronnie Mack of Miracle Signs and Wonders Ministry will be the speaker. The public is invited. The church is located at 398 Parrish Pond Road in Twin City.


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