Spanish students video chat with NASA worker

Posted by | May 10, 2019 11:03 am

On Tuesday, April 23, Swainsboro High School students in Alexandra Flowers’ Spanish III class had the opportunity to speak with Taimys Victor, public affairs specialist at National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Victor is an American citizen who immigrated to the United States from Cuba during President Carter’s time in office.
Students talked to Victor in Spanish and asked questions about her personal life and career. She gladly shared information
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Gulfstream employee addresses SHS upperclassmen

Posted by | May 10, 2019 11:00 am

On April 30, Chace Scarboro spoke to a large group of juniors and seniors at Swainsboro High School about careers at Gulfstream Aerospace.

Scarboro, who has been with Gulfstream for a decade, discussed the aircraft company and general subsidiary of General Dynamics’ work in the design, development, manufacturing, marketing, and servicing of business jet aircraft. Scarboro also elaborated on his role at the company, qualifications for new hires, means to Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | May 10, 2019 10:57 am

by SEN. JACK HILL, 4th District


Sometimes it takes a tragedy like Hurricane Michael to show us the value of agriculture. The astounding values of the crops and timber lost only graphically demonstrates what an important role agriculture plays in Georgia’s economy.

This week, we will look at legislation passed during the 2019 General Assembly affecting agriculture and list some of the budget Read More

30 place in Seedling Garden Club’s flower show

Posted by | May 10, 2019 10:53 am

On Saturday, April 27, and Sunday, April 28, the Seedling Garden Club, in conjunction with the Pine Tree Festival sponsored a standard flower show inside the Sudie Fulford Center at East Georgia State College.

The theme of the show was “Plant America with Georgia on My Mind,” and it was co-sponsored by the Swainsboro Kiwanis Club. There were three divisions as well as two special awards. At the end of Read More

Swainsboro Raceway hosts Pine Tree 100!

Posted by | May 10, 2019 10:49 am


More than 100 cars packed the house at Swainsboro Raceway on Saturday, May 4, for the annual Pine Tree 100 event.

Twenty-one Southland Insurance 602 Late Model Sportsman drivers qualified for the top starting position for $3,000-to-win.

Sponsored by GRW Competition Engines Cody Overton and Ches Chester earned an extra $100 for the fastest qualifying times.

Taking the green in the 20-lap feature, Overton pulled out front Read More

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