Camp Invention inspires young scientists

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:56 am

   More than 50 elementary students recently experienced the magic of invention at the Sudie Fulford Community Learning Center at East Georgia State College. In its sixth year at the Center, Camp Invention is a program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. During the week-long experience, students participated in hands-on problem solving, collaboration, and the use of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

   The camp curriculum is inspired by some Read More

ECHS to sponsor free adoptions for month of July

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:55 am

   Throughout the remaining month of July, the Emanuel County Humane Society (ECHS) will sponsor free adoptions for dogs at the Betty Gambrell animal shelter. By sponsoring this event, ECHS will cover all adoption costs, spaying/neutering, and rabies shot. This is a life or death situation, as the facility’s capacity is currently maxed out. Please be sure to check out Emanuel County’s pound, located at 343 Market St. in Swainsboro. The Read More

Dixie Youth 12U finishes season as state runners-up

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:53 am

   Swainsboro’s 12-and-under (12U) Dixie Youth baseball team played the last installment of its state tournament at its home field located on Empire Expressway on Friday, July 13, and Saturday, July 14, to determine who would continue on to the Dixie Youth Majors World Series. Attending teams included Wrens, Troup County, Seminole, and Swainsboro.

   Being the first seed in pool play, the local boys ended their season as state runners-up with Read More

Safe Harbor to host two groups for sing this weekend

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:39 am

   On Saturday, July 21, at 7 p.m., Safe Harbor Worship Center will welcome Sandra and Friends as well as The Butler Brothers for a community sing. Admission will be free, and a love offering will be taken up. The address to the church is 111 Nora Boulevard, Adrian. All are invited.

Revival coming to Oak Grove MBC

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:38 am

   Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Swainsboro will hold its annual revival July 23 through July 26 at 7 p.m. nightly. Rev. F red Ricks, pastor of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Roopville, will be the guest minister for the week.
   Various churches have been invited, beginning with Jones Temple, Brinson Rock, Johnson Grove, Smith Grove, Mt. Zion, Willow Spring, Trinity, and First Baptist of Stillmore on Monday. Tuesday
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Johnson hosts annual Pass, Punt, Kick event

Posted by | July 19, 2018 10:37 am

   On July 4, a total of 29 children participated in the 12th annual A-B-C 1-2-3 Football Pass, Punt, Kick event. This program was held at the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) and is hosted annually by Lonnie Johnson of Swainsboro. Johnson appreciates all support received in making this program a success.

Willow Springs MBC revival to end Friday

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:49 pm

   What began on Monday, July 16, and is extended until Friday, July 20, Willow Springs Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will continue hosting revival services featuring Revivalist Reverend Ronnie Wilkerson. The church is located at 1950 Highway 80 East in Swainsboro. Invited featured churches to attend are as follows:

Wednesday:  McCloud Covenant, Lester Grove, Newton Grove

Thursday:  Rountree Grove, Johnson Chapel, Mt. Zion (Garfield)

Friday:  Rountree Chapel, Jones Temple, First Baptist Read More

Dr. Wilson, Dr. Clark to exchange vows in the fall

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:37 pm

   Mrs. Jancey Wilson and Mr. David Wilson of Thomaston are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Dr. Caitlee Wilson, to Dr. Casey Clark. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Clark of Twin City.
   The bride-elect is a 2010 honor graduate of Upson-Lee High School. She pursued undergraduate studies at the University of West Georgia, where she was a member of Phi Mu
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SPD reports one DUI

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:36 pm

   The following is a list of all DUI citations released from files of the Swainsboro Police Department for Emanuel County this week:

   Nancy Lee Mason, 63, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was arrested July 6 at 9:05 a.m.

SPD Report 7-18

Posted by | July 18, 2018 4:35 pm

   Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

   July 5

   Detectives began investigation of possible sale of methamphetamine.

   July 6

   Complainant reported a civil issue.

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Officer was dispatched to Highway 56 North in reference to a reckless driver.

   July 7

   Officer made a traffic stop.

   Officer was dispatched to 806 King Circle Dr. in reference to an assault

   July 8

   Officer was dispatched to Pughsley Read More

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