Pierce “Pete” Dorsett Leonard Jr., 73

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:38 pm

   A celebration of life service for Pierce “Pete” Dorsett Leonard Jr., 73, of Mount Airy, North Carolina, was held Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 4 p.m. at Flat Rock Baptist Church with Dr. Jon Cawley officiating. He graduated from his earthly realm to the eternal on Tuesday, November 27, 2018. After a courageous 12-year battle with cancer, he spent his last days on earth surrounded by family and friends.

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Sister Pearline T.Winn, 80

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:37 pm

   A celebration of life service for Sister Pearline T. Winn, 80, were held Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Williams Grove Holiness Church with Apostle L.S. Travett officiating and Pastor Lessie Williams assisting. Interment followed in Swainsboro City Cemetery. Repast was held at Williams Grove Community Center. She died Thursday, November 22, 2018, following an extended illness.

Sister Pearline T. Winn was born to the union of Sam Read More

Maurice Hurbert Nimmons, 85

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:36 pm

   Funeral services for Maurice Hubert Nimmons, 85, of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. in the chapel of McDougald Funeral Home in Anderson, South Carolina, with Reverence Dwight Greene and Harry Osborne officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow at New Silver Brook Cemetery in Anderson. The family will receive friends from 1:30 until 3 p.m. prior to the service on Wednesday, December 5. Read More

Lutishia Hudson Howard, 91

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:35 pm

   A home-going celebration for Lutishia Hudson Howard, 91, was held Saturday, December 1, 2018, at 2:30 p.m. at Swainsboro City Auditorium with D.G. Mosley presiding. Interment followed in Love Hill Baptist Church of Midville. She died November 23, 2018, in the home of her daughter and caregiver, Loretta Jenkins..

Mrs. Lutishia Hudson Howard was born November 8, 1927, in Midville to the late Hattie Hudson and H. Hudson. She jointed Read More

Legals 12-5-18

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:33 pm




Jonas Givens (Givins), Jr. Estate

All heirs of Jonas Givens (Givins)

Walter Givens (Givins) Estate

All heirs of Walter Givens (Givins)

Lina Dillard a/k/a Lyna Dillard

Doretha Rivers

Charlie Givens Estate

All heirs of Charlie Givens

Martha Moore Estate

All heirs of Martha Moore

James Givens

Dorothy M. Givins

Gwendolynn A. Givins-Watson

Rosa L. Thompson

Francetta Waiters

Christina W. Fickling

Jamison Read More

Katie Ray Adams Gallaher, 91

Posted by | December 5, 2018 3:32 pm

   Funeral services for Katie Ray Adams Gallaher, 91, of Duck Hill, Mississippi, were held Monday, December 3, 2018 at 2 p.m. at McKibblen and Guinn Funeral Service with Brother Cole Surrell officiating. Interment followed in the Red Hill Cemetery near Duck Hill. She died Saturday, December 1, 2018.

Mrs. Katie Ray Adams Gallaher was born February 15, 1927 to Jesse and Leecy Ray Adams. She was a homemaker and member Read More

Join Santa and Mrs. Claus for a special First Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | December 5, 2018 2:43 pm

On Friday, December 7, 2018, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join the East Georgia State College family as they welcome Santa and Mrs. Claus to First Friday at The Morgan House. Santa will be reading “The Cajun Night Before Christmas” to the group and will be around to visit with all attendees.

Refreshments this month will be provided by the Academic Center for Excellence and Advising, and will consist of a … Read More

Dr. Howell to speak at EGSC Fall Commencement Ceremony

Posted by | December 5, 2018 2:13 pm

East Georgia State College will hold their Fall Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Gymnasium on the Swainsboro campus. Speaker for the event will be Dr. Jeff Howell, while the Alumni speaker will be Matt Donaldson and the student representative will be Rebecca Mason.

A native of Durant, Mississippi, Dr. Jeffery B. Howell has been a professor of history at East Georgia State College … Read More

Though USG enrollment on the rise, state colleges see decline

Posted by | December 5, 2018 1:43 pm

The University System of Georgia saw Fall 2018 enrollment at their 26 colleges and universities rise to a total of 328,712 students, a 1.1 percent increase over the previous year. This fall’s enrollment continues a five-year trend of modest increases in student enrollment across the USG. However, the state college sector, with the exception of Georgia Gwinnett College and Georgia Highlands College, saw a decline in enrollment for Fall 2018, … Read More

John Harris Ellis, 92

Posted by | December 5, 2018 1:40 pm

Funeral services for John Harris Ellis, 92, of Swainsboro were held Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 11 a.m. in the Peebles-Curry Memorial Chapel with Rev. Jim Harrell officiating and Rev. Casey Shaw assisting. Interment with military honors followed at Eastbrook Cemetery. He passed away Saturday, December 1, 2018 at his residence.

Mr. John Harris Ellis was born September 7, 1926 in Abbeville, South Carolina, to the late John M. and Read More

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