EGSC biology students attend workshop in Atlanta

Posted by | November 5, 2018 4:05 pm

On Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, Associate Professor of Biology Dr. John Cadle and Chair of the East Georgia State College Biology Department Dr. David Chevalier attended the Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Recruitment Fair in Atlanta with five EGSC Bachelor of Science in Biology program students. Yamin Chhipa, Khadijah Johnson, Susanna Hall, Fiza Chhipa and Lesilie Harbin attended the workshop, and the trip was sponsored by the new … Read More

R&F Marketing pillow sale this weekend

Posted by | November 2, 2018 5:10 pm

R & F Marketing will be having its monthly pillow sale this Saturday, November 3, from 7am-12pm, at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro. Pillows will range from $2 to $5They will have a selection of lamp shades for only $1, decorative curtain rods for $8, tree skirts for $15, and curtain panels for only $15 a set, or 2 sets for $25 in 5 great colors: Read More

SECRD news: Football and soccer results

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:37 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) has released its news for the week of October 22-25, 2018. The results are as follows:

October 22

Flea Soccer

Force-3, Cosmos-0

Scoring for the Force: Maddux Hendrix-1 goal; Dalton Flowers-1 goal.

Stingers-4, Broncos-0

Scoring for the Stingers: Derion Freeman-2 goals; Hudson Ware-2 goals.

Midget Soccer

Fusion-2, Comets-0

Scoring for the Fusion: Jorge Bonilla-1 goal; Anthony Jeronimo-1 goal.

Jr. Sr. Soccer

Breakers-2, Lazers-1

Scoring for Read More

Swainsboro Rotarians hears from Ohoopee Match Club’s Baker

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:35 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its October 22 meeting at Catered Creations. Kenny Griffin provided the invocation, and Carl Tankersley led the pledge and Rotary Four-Way Test.

Richard McNeely, sergeant-at-arms, welcomed all guests to the meeting, which included program speaker William Donaldson and Phil Pritchard, long time friend of Donaldson.

Donaldson was in charge of the program and introduced course superintendent Rhett Baker of Ohoopee Match Club, an exclusive Read More

Swainsboro Evening Optimist Club takes students to Savannah State University, Ralph Mark Gilbert Museum of Civil Rights

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:34 pm

The picturesque city of Savannah provided a beautiful backdrop for the Swainsboro Evening Optimist Club to take a group of students on a college tour of Savannah State University for College Open Day.

College Open Day is an event which allows visitors to access a campus in order to learn more about it. Open houses, like campus tours, provide students with a unique opportunity to obtain information so they can Read More

Glad Garden Club attends convention

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:33 pm

Members of the Glad Garden Club were thrilled to attend the 60th Annual Oleander District Meeting on Thursday, October 18, at the Landings Plantation Club on Skidaway Island in Savannah.

Hosted by the Savannah Area Council of Garden Clubs, Inc., the theme of this year’s convention was “Beautification, Education, Conservation.”

Ardis Wood, noted public speaker from the Ardsley Park Chatham Crescent Garden Club, was in charge of the presentation, which Read More

Tigers clinch region championship

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:32 pm


The Swainsboro Tigers locked up the Region 2-AA title last Friday night, shutting out the Jeff Davis Yellow Jackets 14-0 and securing a No. 1 seed for the state playoffs. Swainsboro’s defense again took center stage, not allowing a point for the fifth consecutive game.

Jeff Davis entered the contest at 6-2 and fighting for their playoff lives, determined to run as much clock as possible to Read More

Fairytales come to life at Swainsboro Elementary

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:31 pm

On Tuesday, October 23, Emanuel County Family Connection partnered with Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) for Family Reading Night.

Themed “Fairytales With a Twist,” attending students and their families heard four stories read by their favorite teachers in character costumes. Story-themed snacks were available, and each student received a book as a gift from Family Connection as well as one from Franklin Memorial Library.

In addition, students decorated pumpkins to bring Read More

SES gets special visit from Freddie Falcon

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:30 pm

Swainsboro Elementary School (SES) was filled with excitement on October 24 as the students welcomed Atlanta Falcons mascot, Freddie Falcon.

The assembly was put on by the Fuel Up To Play 60 Program to recognize SES and coach Lara Norton as a “Touchdown” status school. Freddie and his crew put on an energetic program to teach students steps to take for better health and fitness.

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Bulldogs will pay for fourth consecutive region championship

Posted by | November 2, 2018 4:29 pm


The ECI Bulldogs and the Montgomery Co. Eagles, who were both undefeated in region play, met Friday for the sub-region. The Bulldogs made a statement win, sending the Eagles back to Mount Vernon with their first region loss, 49-20.

With the win, the Bulldogs will travel to Pooler to play Savannah Christian for the region championship. ECI and the Raiders played for the region crown in 2015 Read More

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