Are you prepared for the storm

Posted by | September 5, 2019 4:18 pm

by BISHOP BERTHA JONES

Everybody is preparing for the storm Dorian.  She has been taking her time and moving very slowly.  It is predicted to land in The United States probably by the time you read this article.  While this storm is moving slowly, people on the coast are preparing for it’s coming. They are gathering items necessary for survival.  Some are planning to ride it out.  Some are traveling Read More


Mt. Gilead MBC announces homecoming services

Posted by | September 5, 2019 4:09 pm

Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church of Canoochee will be celebrating its 140th church anniversary on Sunday, September 8. Services will begin at 11:15 a.m. Rev. Dr. Muriel L. Bell and the First Baptist Church of Stillmore are in charge of services.

Churches on program include Johnson Grove, Union Chapel, Rountree Grove, Rountree Chapel, Mt. Zion (Garfield), McLeod Covenant, Rountree Island, and Roberts Grove. 

All are invited to come out and Read More


Homecoming at Corinth United Methodist Church

Posted by | September 5, 2019 4:08 pm

Homecoming services for Corinth United Methodist Church, located near Meeks, will be held September 15 at 11 a.m. and will feature former pastor, Reverend Hugh Baxter. A gospel sing will later be held at 7 p.m. featuring Reverend Baxter.

Revival will be held the week following, Monday through Wednesday, September 16- September 18, at 7 p.m. nightly.


Abney reunion slated this month

Posted by | September 5, 2019 4:07 pm

Family members and descendants of the Abney family are encouraged to take part in a family reunion slated for Sunday, September 15, at George L. Smith State Park. The event will begin at 12 p.m. at the dining hall located next to the millhouse and will feature a covered dish meal, so don’t forget your favorite dish you’d like to share.

All members with family ties are encouraged to come Read More


Don’t forget R&F’s Pillow Blowout Sale this Saturday, Sept. 7th

Posted by | September 5, 2019 11:02 am

$5 off $50 

After Labor Day Pillow and Dog Bed Blowout! New Fall & Christmas Pillows!

Don’t miss their after Labor Day sale Saturday, September 7th, from 7am – 12pm @ 610 E. Main St, Swainsboro.

They’ll be having their dog days of summer dog bed sale with a variety of dog beds starting at $4.

New this month….NEW FALL & CHRISTMAS pillows!

They have new outdoor chair and bench … Read More



Miss Walden, Mr. Bletcher to exchange vows this fall

Posted by | September 4, 2019 3:33 pm

Mr. and Mrs. Bill Walden of Metter are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Alysa  Walden, to Bren Bletscher of Gearhart, Oregon.

The bride-elect is a graduate of David Emanuel Academy, the University of Georgia, and the Medical College of Georgia. She is employed as an Emergency RN for Kaiser Permanente in the Portland, Oregon area. 

The future groom is a graduate of Seaside High Read More


USG to host strategic plan regional forums

Posted by | September 4, 2019 3:29 pm

The University System of Georgia invites the public to attend any of five upcoming regional forums being held in September as part of its 2019 strategic planning effort.

The new strategic plan will set USG’s agenda for the next five years and beyond, making your input crucial. This is a chance to weigh in on how the system will face the challenges and opportunities of public higher education in Georgia.Read More


SPD Report 9-4-19

Posted by | September 4, 2019 3:27 pm

Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

August 23

Officer was dispatched to an address on West MLK Street in reference to a fight that had previously occurred.

August 24

Officer responded to an address on Kite Road in reference to a damaged vehicle.

Officer was dispatched to an address on West Main Street in reference to a theft by taking involving two unknown male juveniles.

Officer responded to Read More


SMS SciFries petition against recent closure of recycling center

Posted by | September 4, 2019 3:27 pm

Student participants of Swainsboro Middle School’s SciFries Science Club have actively made their voices heard concerning the recent shutdown of Swainsboro City Recycling Center. Since hearing of the doors to this location being closed, the students have collected approximately 434 signatures with phone numbers as a petition request to save the recycling center.


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