Summer Enrichment ends at St. Philip COH

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:57 pm

   On Friday, June 29, 2018, the Summer Enrichment Program came to a close at St. Philip Church, COH. A closing program was given for parents and grandparents, followed by lunch in the social hall.

   Students enrolled in the program received four weeks of intense training in math, reading, and other subjects as needed. Along with assistance from parents and friends, St. Phillips is grateful for help received from the Mill Read More

New Hope celebrating eight years of ministry

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:55 pm

   New Hope World Outreach, located at 211 Lee Street in Swainsboro, will begin celebrating its eighth church anniversary on Wednesday, July 11. The celebration will continue through July 13 with services at 7 p.m. each night. The theme for the occasion is “Count Your Blessings.”
   Guest speakers for the three nights will include Elder Joyce Williams of William Grove Holiness on Wednesday, Pastor Mike Palma of Emanuel Worship on Thursday,
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Greater St. James MBC to host annual revival

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:54 pm

   What began on July 9, through July 12, at 7 p.m. nightly, Greater St. James Missionary Baptist Church (MBC), located at 423 Hopkins St., hosts its annual revival, with this year’s featured guest speaker being Rev. Michael Thomas. Thomas serves as pastor of St. Galilee and Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Churches of Cross-Green Community. Pastor Melvin Adams Jr. and church members invite all.

Endtime Faith Deliverance announces church anniversary service

Posted by | July 11, 2018 1:52 pm

   Endtime Faith Deliverance Church of Midville invites the public to its 29th church anniversary celebration beginning July 11 through July 13 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Services will climax on Sunday, July 15, at 11:30 a.m., and dinner will follow. Pastor Clyde Foreman Sr. serves as pastor and founder of the church.

911 numbers now required after council vote

Posted by | July 11, 2018 11:11 am


   The city council and Mayor Charles Schwabe met for their regular monthly meeting on Monday, July 2, 2018, at City Hall. Reverend Tim Nary led the prayer of invocation, and all recited in the Pledge of Allegiance.

   In reference to new business:

   • Administrator Al Lawson presented a 911 number display requirement to be added to the city ordinance. The 911 number should be attached to the Read More

SPD Drug Suppression Unit executes multiple search warrants

Posted by | July 11, 2018 10:56 am

   After an extensive investigation, the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) Drug Suppression Unit executed two separate search warrants.

   The first search warrant was executed during the morning hours of July 5 at Deluxe Inn on South Main Street. The drug unit staff received information that an individual was utilizing a hotel room at the establishment for the purpose of selling and distributing methamphetamine. Upon entry to the room, officers made contact … Read More

Bennet Outreach Ministries to host two night revival

Posted by | July 10, 2018 4:56 pm

On Thursday, July 19, through Friday, July 20, Bennett Outreach Ministries will host a two-night revival at the City of Swainsboro Auditorium featuring Pastor Timothy Bennett. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and service will begin at 7 p.m. For more information, call 404-416-9442.

Bobcat Apiary visits Franklin Memorial Library

Posted by | July 10, 2018 10:57 am

On June 20, 2018, as part of Pollinator Week and at the invitation of the Emanuel County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, Dr. Paul Cerpovicz and the bees of Bobcat Apiary at East Georgia State College visited Franklin Memorial Library in Swainsboro. This program was part of the library’s Summer Reading Program.

Dr. Cerpovicz, EGSC’s unofficial beekeeper and professor of chemistry, brought the observation hive to the library and explained all … Read More

Ansley named Title IX Coordinator

Posted by | July 9, 2018 12:56 pm

As of July 1, 2018, East Georgia State College has named Kelly Ansley as their Title IX Coordinator. Ansley also serves as Library Director at EGSC.

Title IX is a broad federal law prohibiting gender-based discrimination in educational institutions receiving federal funds. It prohibits gender-based discrimination in all college programs and activities, including admissions, athletics, employment, housing, financial aid, recruitment, clubs and organizations. Title IX protection from discrimination extends to … Read More

EGSC announces new Kiwanis Scholarship

Posted by | July 9, 2018 10:20 am

The Swainsboro Kiwanis Club recently established the Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro Leadership and Legacy Scholarship at East Georgia State College. The scholarship will begin this fall term, and the monetary award will go to a full time student with a 3.0 or better GPA at EGSC. Students entering EGSC this fall may apply if they have a 3.0 GPA or better from their high school transcript.

Applying students must be … Read More

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