Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 15, 2019 1:41 pm
Rev. Wilbert Kennedy Jr. and the congregation of Smith Grove Baptist Church cordially invite all to attend its youth seminar this weekend.
The first service will be held Saturday, August 17, at 10 a.m. Rev. Jonathan Hampton of Twin City will be the guest speaker.
Rev. Ronnie Wilkerson of Statesboro will be the keynote speaker the following day. This service will commence at 11 a.m.
Rev. Wilkerson is a resident … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 15, 2019 1:40 pm
by ALISON COX, The Soperton News
Boneyard BBQ of Soperton recently received surprising news that a dish at their restaurant had been named to the annual list of Georgia’s Top 100 Plates.
After being nominated, the “Sampler Plate” was listed in the 2019-2020 Explore Georgia Official State Culinary Guide in the Magnolia Midlands section of the popular food list stating, “Sampler Plate, Boneyard BBQ, Soperton. Taste a little of it … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 15, 2019 1:39 pm
Graveside services for Bennett Wesley Tapley Jr., 69, of Kite were held Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Powell’s Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery with Reverend Allen Meeks officiating. The family received friends from 10 a.m. until the time of service. He passed away Monday, August 5, 2019 at Fairview Hospital in Dublin following an extended illness.
Mr. Bennett Wesley Tapley Jr. was born May 8, 1950 in … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 15, 2019 1:38 pm
The local American Heritage Troop, GA-1842, recently held their end-of-the-year Court of Honor.
At the ceremony, girls in the troop were presented with the badges and patches they earned since Christmas. These patches were as follows: Cooking, Music Appreciation, Fishing, Our Flag, and Bible Basics.
The girls also earned an Operation Christmas Child Patch, the Launch Program patch, and an Honoring Veterans patch. Several of the girls earned service pins … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 15, 2019 1:37 pm
by SHARON DOWDY, News editor for University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
Twenty-four Georgia 4-H teenagers spent their summer in a unique agriculture-focused student exchange program without leaving the state. One of those 4-H’ers was Emanuel County’s Grace McBride.
One Georgia 4-H, an urban-rural 4-H exchange program is designed to showcase the importance of agriculture in rural and urban areas of Georgia to students who are considering … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 14, 2019 5:12 pm
The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) today announced student Aiden L. Womack of Statesboro has been selected to become a member of the esteemed organization.
He is the son of Lee Womack of Garfield and April Burke and Tim Stahl of Statesboro. His grandparents are Laura Womack and Richard Holland of Metter and Michael and Sherrie Burke of Canoochee.
A junior at Statesboro High School, Womack is a … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 14, 2019 5:10 pm
Swainsboro Elementary School will hold its annual Title I parent meeting on Thursday, August 15, at 6 p.m. in the cafeteria. The school’s Title I program and its benefits for students, parents, and school will be presented. The Title I Parent Involvement Plan and Parent Compact Revision meeting will be held at 5.30 p.m. All Swainsboro Elementary School parents and community members are encouraged to attend. For additional information, contact … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 14, 2019 5:09 pm
Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…
Emanuel County 911 dispatched officer to an address on Project Street. Upon arrival, victim reported that her boyfriend took the keys to her car after she broke up with him. She advised that she made contact with the offender, who stated he would return the keys but has failed to do so.
Officer responded to a South Green … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 14, 2019 5:08 pm
by TROUP BRINSON
Football fans will get their first opportunity to see their Swainsboro Tigers in action this Friday night as Swainsboro travels to Statesboro to test themselves against the Blue Devils. Swainsboro lost a defensive struggle last year to Statesboro, 7-0, in the preseason matchup.
Third-year head coach Scott Roberts will have his team ready to hit someone with a different colored jersey, but he also enters the season … Read More
Posted by Whitley Clifton | August 14, 2019 5:07 pm
The Swainsboro Rotary Club met Monday, August 5, at Catered Creations during lunch. The club’s president, Kristin Hall, called the meeting to order, and the assembled recited the pledge and 4-Way Test.
Athen Walden addressed club absences, then the program began.
The speakers for the meeting were Jakyn Tyson and Arham Shaw.
Tyson is the 4-H coordinator for Emanuel County. She informed the Rotarians that in 2018, there were 981 … Read More