EGSC’s new Nursing Program approved by SACS-COC

Posted by | April 11, 2017 1:37 pm

East Georgia State College’s new online Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has been approved by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools – Commission on Colleges (SACS-COC). This program will serve as an RN to BSN Bridge program to create an educational pathway for associate degree nurses to earn an advanced credential.

The BSN program will be offered in partnership with Southeastern Technical College (STC) in Swainsboro as well … Read More

EGSC Biology partners with SciFries, DNR to transplant endangered species

Posted by | April 11, 2017 9:09 am

On Wednesday, March 8, 2017, East Georgia State College students, along with students from the Swainsboro Middle School SciFries Club, helped the Department of Natural Resources transplant endangered species at the McLeod Bridge Tract of the Ohoopee Dunes Wildlife Management Area. Both EGSC and the DNR are members of the Georgia Plant Conservation Alliance (GPCA), a non-profit organization made up of universities, plant societies, museums, botanical gardens and state and … Read More

Ben Wells to perform as part of the Bobcat Bash Music Festival

Posted by | April 10, 2017 1:25 pm

East Georgia State College’s Student Government Association will host their first Bobcat Bash Music Festival, presented by Drake O. Radio Productions and AE Noles Events on April 22, 2017 at 11 a.m. on EGSC’s Swainsboro campus. The Music Festival will have no admission fee, and all the excitement will be happening on the quad all day long!

Performing will be Ben Wells, Jayy Fox, Perpetual Motion, Movers and Shakers, Brandon … Read More

Robert Feline Playmakers to present Bob: A Life in Five Acts

Posted by | April 10, 2017 10:35 am


On Wednesday, April 12 and Thursday, April 13 at 4:30 p.m. nightly, East Georgia State College’s Robert Feline Playmakers will present Bob: A Life in Five Acts, a play by Peter Sinn Natchtrieb. The play focuses on Bob, a young man who embarks upon a life journey with joyful optimism and ambition, despite woeful misfortune.

The cast of the play features Trevor Harris as Bob, Maya Wilson as Helen, … Read More

National Siblings Day

Posted by | April 10, 2017 10:28 am

National Siblings is a holiday recognized annually in some parts of the United States on April 10, honoring the relationships of siblings. Unlike Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, it is not federally recognized, though the Siblings Day Foundation is working to change this.  Since 1998, the governors of 49 states have officially issued proclamations to recognize Siblings Day in their state. From its American beginnings the observation has … Read More

Death investigation underway in Twin City

Posted by | April 9, 2017 9:47 pm

According to Emanuel County Sheriff J. Tyson Stephens, on Sunday, April 9 at approximately 3:30 p.m., the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, Twin City Police Department, and emergency medical services were called to respond to a residence on South Railroad Avenue (GA Hwy 192 South) in Twin City in reference to a report of a victim with apparent gunshot wounds. Upon arrival, officers found the deceased body of Johnny James Jackson, … Read More


Posted by | April 7, 2017 5:41 pm

Sealed proposals from General Contractors will be received by Emanuel County Board of Education, Owner, in the Board of Education Offices, 201 North Main Street, Swainsboro, Georgia 30401, until 2:00 p.m. prevailing time on May 8, 2017, for the Swainsboro Primary School Renovations.

At the time and place noted above, the proposals for the project will be publicly opened and read. No extension of the bidding period will be made. Read More

Estate Sale

Posted by | April 7, 2017 4:31 pm

Estate Tag Sale, home of John Mize, 605 South Kennedy Street Metter, GA.  Total contents of home including all furnishings, tools, accessories, ect. Sale conducted by Ann Cobb 706-872-6183 and Edna Purvis 478-494-7041. For pictures and more information:

Friday April 7th,  9am to 6pm. Saturday April 8th, 9am to 6pm. Sunday April 9th, 9am until


Betty Sue Sutton, 82

Posted by | April 7, 2017 3:00 pm

Memorial services for Betty Sue Sutton, 82, resident of Swainsboro will be held Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 12 p.m. in the chapel of Tomlinson Funeral Home with Dr. Robert Blankenship and Reverend Paul Leigh officiating. Interment will be held at Forest Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. A luncheon for the family will be held at First Baptist Read More

National NO House Work Day

Posted by | April 7, 2017 10:51 am

Here you go ladies, and its Friday too!

Are you looking for an excuse to get out of doing housework?  Well, here it is.  On April 7th, do absolutely no sweeping, dusting, laundry, dishes and all the other items that fall into the housework category.  Catch up on a book, have coffee with friends or anything else that you enjoy.

History of No Housework Day
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