Swainsboro Middle to discuss Title I

Posted by | September 4, 2018 4:01 pm

   Swainsboro Middle School’s (SMS) annual Title I parent meeting will be held Thursday, September 6, from 3:30 until 4 p.m. inside the media center. During this meeting, a Title I program explaining its benefits for SMS will be reviewed.
   Swainsboro Middle School extends an invitation to all parents and stakeholders. For additional information, contact Dr. Willie A. Gibson at 478-237-8047 or Gail Greenway at 478-237-6674.

SHS softball Tigers battling adversity

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:59 pm

   The Swainsboro Tigers softball team hit their first real skid of the season, losing all three games last week and evening their season record at 5-5 (2-3 in region). Tough competition and not playing at their best created some adverse situations for the Black and Gold.
   The Tigers played their only home game of the week on Tuesday, and it was a game Swainsboro expected to win
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Reps from Candler County Hospital address Rotarians

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:43 pm

   The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its August 20 meeting at Catered Creations.
   Rotarian Carmen Tanner was in charge of the program and introduced Jeanne Blevins, chief nursing officer of Candler County Hospital and the ERH chairperson of the Regional Opioid Task Force.
   Blevins was joined by Linda Coleman, RN, also of Candler County Hospital.
   While with the Rotary Club, Blevins shared facts on the nation’s opioid crisis.
   Opioids are
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Library’s Wendy Ward speaks to Kiwanis Club

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:42 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, August 21, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations with President Jim Clapham presiding. Twenty-one members and one guest, Wendy Ward, were present.

   The program for the evening was hosted by Deana Patrick. She introduced Wendy Ward, children’s coordinator at Franklin Memorial Library. While on hand, Ward explained the books online program the library offers through RBdigital Media Manager. The program, Read More

Family Connection summer literacy wrap up

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:41 pm

   Over the summer, Family Connection successfully met three requirements to fulfill the use of the summer literacy mini grant from the Sandra Dunagan Deal Center for Early Language and Literacy. The requirements were as follows:
Distribute free books to children who were participating in receiving lunches from Seamless Summer meals program

   Conduct an 8-week community scavenger hunt for books

   Host three book-themed parties to extend Franklin Memorial Read More

Family Connection holds kick-off luncheon for upcoming year

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:40 pm

   Emanuel County Family Connection held its collaborative kick-off luncheon on August 23 at East Georgia State College’s Sudie Fulford Center.
   Speaking on behalf of luncheon host Care Source, Trelanie Neville gave an informative presentation on the services and benefits that Care Source offers to its clients.
   Neville also presented a check in the amount of $300 to Family Connection in support of its nutrition education programs that are offered to
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Roberts talks SHS football with Exchangites

Posted by | September 4, 2018 3:34 pm

   Recently at the Swainsboro Exchange Club’s weekly meeting, Swainsboro High School football coach Scott Roberts addressed the 33 present members. Specifically, he updated the club on the status of Tiger football and the prospects for the season. Roberts was the guest of P.O. Youmans.

Pillow Sale Saturday Sept 8th

Posted by | September 4, 2018 10:00 am

Due to the holiday weekend, R & F Marketing will be having our monthly pillow sale next Saturday September 8th from 7-12 at 610 East Main St. in Swainsboro. Pillows will range from $2 to $5
We will have new Fall and Hallloween pillows.
Decorative throws only $5
Cube ottomans only $6
Table Runners only $3
Crate mats for only $4
Single Chair Cushions only $5
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Manna truck to visit Summertown

Posted by | August 31, 2018 4:57 pm

   On Tuesday, September 18, a manna truck will be located at Summertown Baptist Church from 11:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. All are invited.

Bethel UMC announces homecoming

Posted by | August 31, 2018 4:52 pm

   Beginning at 11 a.m. on Sunday, September 9, Bethel United Methodist Church (UMC), located on Cow Ford Bridge Road in Kite, will host its 182nd homecoming event since its establishment in 1836. Those in attendance are requested to bring a covered dish, as a covered-dish lunch will be served after service. Plates, cups, forks, and tea will be provided. For additional information, call 478-469-3605.

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