Four soccer teams declared champions

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:50 pm

Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) announced Friday, November 2, that the Force, the Rapids, the Fusion, and the Headers were this year’s soccer champions.

The Force won the Flea division. Abi Torpy, Bryton Rowland, Gavin Jones, Maddux Hendrix, Cayleigh Taylor, Jordyn Swans, Jaelyn Swans, Mathew O’Quin, Greyson Gowen, Anna Caroline Frye, and Dalton Flowers were on the team. Dean Gowen was their coach.

The Rapids won the Mite division. Their Read More

Seahawks, Eagles, and Steelers win football divisions

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:49 pm

On Friday, November 2, Swainsboro-Emanuel County Recreation Department (SECRD) announced its 2018 football champions. The Seahawks won the Pee-Week football league, the Eagles won the Mite league, and the Steelers won the Midget league.

The Seahawks’ roster included Kelvin Branch, Charles Fields, Kenneth Gilmore, Hane Henry, Caden Howard, William Kennedy, Artis Kingsberry, Vaiden Kirkland, Brock Lamb, Eli Lane, Braylen Lanier, Jake Marsh, River McLeod, John Rowland Rehberg, Robert Reynolds, Leon Read More

Wiregrass, Brier Creek Chapters attend Siege of Savannah event

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:48 pm

On Tuesday, October 9, three members of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution traveled to Savannah to participate in the annual Siege of Savannah battle event. The event began at 7 a.m. with a march from the Savannah History Museum and ended a short distance later at Battlefield Memorial Park. 

During the march, flintlock rifles and cannons were fired. At the end of the march, participants were seated Read More

Kiwanis holds annual OctoberFest event

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:47 pm

The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro participated in Swainsboro’s fall festival Tuesday, October 16. 

With OctoberFest Chair Deana Patrick supervising, there were 23 Kiwanians, five Circle K members, and three guests who prepared and served the cotton candy, popcorn, and fresh apples to hundreds of attendees. 

The OctoberFest event was originally planned and organized by Kiwanians Chip and Jane Durden in October 2000.

In October 2012, OctoberFest merged with Swainsboro’s fall Read More

Kiwanis Club, Family Connection work together to put on another great Book-O-Ween

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:47 pm

On October 31, members of the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club helped make the Book-O-Ween event at the early head start a “spooky success.”

The annual event puts the focus on reading instead of candy. Each classroom door was decorated by teachers with a theme from a book chosen by each class. As the program began, the children were “treated” to reading a fun, age-appropriate book. In addition, the children received healthy Read More

Gilbert to be featured in children’s magazine

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:45 pm

National children’s magazine Scholastic News has selected Junior Miss Five Hills Dorianna Gilbert to be featured in its December 10 issue, focusing on child philanthropists for her work with a junior homecoming dance to raise awareness for kids with dyslexia.

Dorianna raised more than $1,800 for dyslexia awareness and donated the funds to kids in her school district that suffer from dyslexia. Although she doesn’t suffer from dyslexia, Dorianna has Read More

Family Connection takes part in health fair

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:44 pm

On October 26, Family Connection coordinator Tammy Allen participated in the Healthy U Fair.

While there, she shared information about family nutrition and promoted the importance of reading. Those who stopped by her table received nutritious recipes, tips for meal planning, and free books. She called the opportunity a “fun way to interact with individuals and families and to encourage them to make good choices.”

The Healthy U Health Fair Read More

EGSC biology students attend workshop in Atlanta

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:43 pm

   On Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, Associate Professor of Biology Dr. John Cadle and Chair of the East Georgia State College Biology Department Dr. David Chevalier attended the Careers in Science and Medicine: Workshops and Recruitment Fair in Atlanta with five EGSC Bachelor of Science in  Biology program students. Yamin Chhipa, Khadijah Johnson, Susanna Hall, Fiza Chhipa and Lesilie Harbin attended the workshop, and the trip was sponsored by the new Read More

DEA names two Heisman representatives, one is state finalist

Posted by | November 10, 2018 1:42 pm

David Emanuel Academy seniors Carli Patterson and Baylor Smith have been selected as school winners of the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award.

Every year, the Wendy’s High School Heisman program recognizes top seniors who have excelled in the areas of academics, athletics, and community service.

From a total applicant pool of nearly 42,000 high school student-athletes graduating with the class of 2019, more than 7,500 have been named school winners Read More


Posted by | November 9, 2018 9:19 am

ESTATE/GARAGE SALE:  Sat, Nov. 17 from 8am – 4pm @ 479 Mt. Shady Church Rd, Swainsboro.  Furniture, Outdoor Appliances, Automotive Equipment, Tools, 2 Camper tops.  Handyman & Yard Sale Treasures.

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