Run for the Fallen to cross through Emanuel County

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:28 pm

   On April 7, 2018, Honor and Remember Inc. initiated America’s Run for the Fallen, one of the most comprehensive fallen military tribute events ever organized. The run will call attention to and specifically honor men and women who have died during the War on Terror beginning with USS Cole October 12, 2000. A rotating ream of more than 400 active duty military and civilian members from throughout the nation will Read More

Nationally recognized summer STEM camp coming to East Georgia State College

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:26 pm

   Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is coming to East Georgia State College’s Sudie A. Fulford Community Learning Center the week of July 9.

   A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) in partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, Camp Invention challenges children in Grades K-6 to find their “inner inventor” by learning the process of innovation.

   Using hands-on activities, Camp Read More

Young crafters meet at Franklin Memorial Library

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:23 pm

   When children participate in the library’s Summer Reading Program craft projects, they can expect to do more than draw stick figures or make handprint ashtrays. No, they won’t be making life-sized sculptures, either, but they will walk away with some unique creations.

   For this summer’s first session, young participants decorated maracas using a generous selection of colored markers, and week two found them coloring their very own construction paper guitars.Read More

Area students continue to benefit from Family Connection book giveaway

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:21 pm

   Durden Banking Company, Inc.’s Twin City location was the secret location of Family Connection’s summer literature giveaway last week. Twenty-three children followed the clues to get their free books.

   In addition to the books at Durden Banking Company, Family Connection issued free books in coordination with the summer lunch program. Family Connection coordinator Tammy Allen and Chandra Hooks, director of school nutrition for Emanuel County Schools, braved the 98° heat Read More

New Exchange Club officers take seats

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:20 pm

Photo credit: Mark Williams

   The Swainsboro Exchange Club held its annual officer installation and ladies night on Tuesday, June 19, at The Cadle Barn. The meal for the evening was provided by Catered Creations, and entertainment was Percy Peabody, local comedian from Metter. New member chairman Don Wilkes pinned new members who were present, and Shot Strange welcomed ladies and also performed the swearing in of the new officers.  

   The Read More

ECI announces honor roll, star honor students

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:19 pm


   Sixth gradeJosie Black, James Kersey, Blake Librizzi, Aden McQuaig, Conner Merier, Jarie Oglesby, Brycen Purvis, Charles Rehberg, Jack Walden

   Seventh grade—Natalie Akridge, Tyler Alexander, Bailey Arnold, Caleb Avery, Sullee Boddiford, Landen Canady, Charla Clifton, Ashlyn Collins, Damien Davis, Aleigha Ducker, Andrew Grimes, Aubrey Harrison, Haley Henry, Harley Henry, Hailey Johnson, Jonathan Jones, Christopher Kearson, Sara Catherine Kraus, Kaylan Lamb, Macie McBride, Nadia Mendez, Lawson Read More

Miss Durden, Mr. Tatum announce engagement

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:18 pm

   Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kelmer Durden Jr. of Savannah are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Ellen Caroline Durden, to Mr. Zachary Brandon Tatum. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Brad Tatum of Glennville.

   The bride-elect is the maternal granddaughter of the late Mr. Walter Edward Chance and Mrs. Fayette Chance of Twin City. She is the paternal granddaughter of the late Rev. and Mrs. Read More

Team Effort invites public to giveaway ministry

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:16 pm

   Team Effort Missionary Baptist Church (MBC), located at the corner of Six Street and Elm Street, will continue sponsoring its clothes giveaway ministry every Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Clothes and shoes in all sizes will be available to men, women, boys, girls, and toddlers. Pastor Rev. Carlyle invites all. For more information, call 478-763-2270.

Piney Grove announces annual revival

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:10 pm

   On July 3-5 at 7 p.m., Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, located at 723 Wadley Coleman Lake Road, will host its annual revival. This year’s services will feature Reverend Kenneth “Curt” (KC) Davis, pastor of Jordan Stream of Toomsboro, Greater New Bethel Baptist Churches of Macon, and the First African Missionary  Baptist Church of Kingsland.

   Rev. K.C. Davis was born on February 7, 1963, in Jefferson County. He was born Read More

Adrian Baptist Church host VBS program

Posted by | June 28, 2018 4:09 pm

   Recently, children attending Adrian Baptist Church’s Vacation Bible School took a stroll through the Bible to learn about Jesus, “The Redeemer.”

   Entering a dark classroom, they first experienced how wonderful it was when God declared, “Let there be light.” They then traveled to Bethlehem, where they discovered baby Jesus lying in a stable amongst farm animals. The children also learned about many healing and miracles performed by Jesus during his Read More

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