Anttaney Lamar Clifton, 24

Posted by | August 29, 2018 4:37 pm

   Memorial services for Anttaney Lamar Clifton, 24, of Swainsboro will be held at a later date.             The family will receive friends Wednesday, August 29, 2018 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home. He passed away Sunday, August 26, 2018 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
   Mr. Anttaney Lamar Clifton was born June 21, 1994 in Statesboro to Lamar Lovett and Jerry Renea Clifton. He enjoyed sports, racing,
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Colon Eugene Cox, 69

Posted by | August 29, 2018 4:34 pm

   Funeral services for Colon Eugene Cox, 69, of Adrian were held Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Gary Green and Allen Green officiating. Interment followed at Forest Lawn Cemetery. He died Sunday, August 26, 2018, at Jefferson County Hospital following a brief illness.

   Mr. Colon Eugene Cox was born February 3, 1949, to the late John Raymond Cox and Eddie Read More

Two-vehicle bypass crash injures one driver

Posted by | August 28, 2018 5:05 pm

On Monday, August 20, a 2-vehicle collision occurred on the bypass and Highway 56 South. The crash involving a 2011 Chevrolet Malibu and a 2014 Ford Escape occurred during a heavy rainstorm. The driver of the Malibu was not injured; however, the driver of the Escape was transported to Emanuel Medical Center by EMS. Responding to the scene were units from the Swainsboro fire and
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Attic fire damages home on Wadley-Coleman Lake Road

Posted by | August 28, 2018 5:04 pm

   A fire on Sunday, August 19, caused roof and content damage to a single-story home at 1888 Wadley-Coleman Lake Road. Firefighters from Canoochee, Cross-Green, Dellwood, Summertown, and Swainsboro Fire Departments responded to the call. The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.

EGSC Biology Program receives INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Posted by | August 28, 2018 5:02 pm

   East Georgia State College’s Department of Biology was recently named one of INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine’s 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM. INSIGHT Into Diversity is the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. This award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). East Georgia State College will be featured, along with Read More

EGSC breaks ground on JAM Expansion Project

Posted by | August 28, 2018 5:01 pm

   On August 16 at 11 a.m., East Georgia State College (EGSC) held a groundbreaking ceremony for the Jean A. Morgan Student Activities Center Expansion Project.

   “This campus is your campus, and it is always a great day when we can all come together as a community,” said Dr. Bob Boehmer, EGSC President, in his opening speech. “Today is just one day short of one year following the day when we Read More

Temple of Grace to host Pastoral anniversary

Posted by | August 28, 2018 4:59 pm

Tonight through September 2, Temple of Grace Holiness Church will honor Apostle Linda S. and Elder Walter Travett with a pastoral anniversary celebration.

   Services will begin at 7:30 p.m. nightly throughout August 31, and will featured guests speakers Elder Jay R. Alexander, on August 28; Apostle Alice Davis, August 29; Apostle James C. Hagan, August 30; and Apostle Emanuel Cooper, August 31. September 1 will be featured as a Night Read More

Wellness Series continues September 11 at Fulford Center

Posted by | August 28, 2018 4:55 pm

   The third session of the 2018 Total Wellness Series will be held Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at noon at the Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center, located at East Georgia State College’s Swainsboro campus. The session will be provided by East Georgia Healthcare Center, and the topic to be addressed is “Detect. Protect. Correct. Managing High Blood Pressure.”

   High blood pressure is often referred to as the silent killer, seldom Read More

Watt brings national BB competition update to fellow Kiwanians

Posted by | August 28, 2018 4:51 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, August 14, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations with President Jim Clapham presiding. Twenty-two members attended, along with one guest, J.T. Tillman.

   The program for the evening was hosted and presented by Swainsboro Kiwanian Dwight Watt. Watt is also a member of the Fort Oglethorpe Kiwanis Club and was a candidate for governor of the Tennessee-Kentucky District at its convention Read More

SMS announces Title I meeting

Posted by | August 28, 2018 4:50 pm

   Swainsboro Middle School’s (SMS) annual Title 1 parent meeting will be held Thursday, September 6, from 3:30 until 4 p.m. in the school’s media center.
   During this meeting, the Title I program and its benefits for Swainsboro Middle School will be reviewed. All parents and stakeholders are encouraged to attend.
   For additional information, contact Dr. Willie A. Gibson at 478-237-8047 or Gail Greenway at 478-237-6674.

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