SAR chapters attend Patriots Day

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:19 pm

   Three members of the Brier Creek and Wiregrass Chapters of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution traveled 153 miles to attend a Patriots Day ceremony held April 14. This event—which celebrated the Frederica naval action that took place on April 19, 1779—was held on St. Simons Island. Those attending were the Brier Creek Chapter’s sergeant-at-arms, Don Bazemore, Wiregrass Chapter vice president Steve Burke, Wiregrass Chapter registrar Dess Smith Read More


Robinson graduates from GSU

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:18 pm

   Brianna Latricia Robinson recently graduated from Georgia Southern University (GSU) with a bachelor’s in business administration. Robinson is a member of The National Association of Black Accountants and the Accounting Association Club, and plans to continue her education by pursuing a master’s in accounting during the fall of 2018 from GSU. She is the daughter of Benjamin Robinson and Patricia McNair of Swainsboro.


First recovery symposium holds planning meeting

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:16 pm

   The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is promoting and supporting the development of recovery communities across Georgia that understand, welcome, encourage, engage, and nurture people who have mental health and substance use challenges. 

   This year, DBHDD’s Office of Recovery Transformation is partnering with the Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, and members of 3-4 communities across the state to:

•Organize focused Read More


Starbird, Hodor win 2018 Knotty Pine 5K

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:15 pm

   On the morning of May 5, a total of 67 runners participated in 18th annual running of the Knotty Pine 5K and Fun Run. The events took place in downtown Swainsboro, with the start and finish at the corner of Green Street and Moring Street. Parking was permitted at Ellington Insurance. Registration for the races began at 6:30 a.m., with the official start of the 5K was at 8 Read More


Bobcat baseball clinches regular season conference championship

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:13 pm

  East Georgia State College’s Bobcat baseball team defeated Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College on Thursday, May 3, by a score of 8-3 to clinch the regular season conference championship and secure the first place seed for the GCAA Conference Tournament May 9-12, 2018.

   The Bobcats played a tough game against Gordon State, losing 14-4 but remained in first place with a one game lead over South Georgia State College as of Read More


Four Bobcat softball players named GCAA All-Region

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:09 pm

  East Georgia State College’s Lady Bobcats recently had four players selected as GCAA All-Region players and were honored at the GCAA Banquet on Thursday, May 3, for their accomplishments on the softball field in Region 17 of the GCAA.

   Breanca Davis, a sophomore from Lizella, plays outfield. Catcher Libbi Lance is a sophomore catcher from Commerce, TaNiya Moye is a sophomore outfielder from Soperton, and Taylor Long is a sophomore Read More



DEA Eagles compete at state

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:06 pm

   Recently, David Emanuel Academy’s boy tennis team traveled to Jonesboro to compete in the state team tennis tournament.



Swainsboro First Baptist to host quartet

Posted by | May 14, 2018 6:04 pm

   On Sunday, May 27, The Butler Brothers Quartet will be in concert beginning at 6 p.m. at Swainsboro First Baptist Church. The Butler Brothers have traveled the southeast touring and recording at large concert venues, as well as large and small churches; and in 2017, they started another journey, barbecue. 

   Over the years, technology has brought tremendous change to the southern gospel music field, but the message remains the same, Read More


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