Macy Lynn Purvis Mullis, 23

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:28 pm

   Funeral services for Macy Lynn Purvis Mullis, 23, will be held Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of James Funeral Home with Father Patrick Otor officiating. Interment will follow in the Reedy Creek Baptist Cemetery. The family will receive friends at James Funeral Home from Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, from 6 – 8 p.m. She tragically lost her life in a vehicular accident at a restaurant … Read More


Louie Elton Rowland, 95

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:23 pm

   Funeral services for Louie Elton Rowland, 95,  of Kite were held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Kite First Baptist Church with Reverend Burton Dixon officiating. Interment followed in the Kite City Cemetery. He passed away at his home on September 27, 2017.

   Mr. Louie Elton Rowland was a lifelong resident of Johnson County. He was born on September 5, 1922, to John Clifton Rowland and Ideen Webb … Read More


J.L. Lumpkin, 75

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:21 pm

   Funeral services for J.L. Lumpkin, 75, of Adrian were held Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home at 1:30 p.m. with Reverend Ricky Downs and Reverend Jack Stafford officiating. Interment followed in the Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. He passed away Thursday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2017, at Fairview Park Hospital following an extended illness.

   Mr. J.L. Lumpkin was born July 23, 1942, in Swainsboro to … Read More


Andrea Howard, 56

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:19 pm

   Funeral services for Andrea Howard, 56, were held Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at 3 p.m. at St. Paul AME Church in Midville. Interment followed in the church cemetery. She entered into eternal rest on September 27, 2017.

   Ms. Andrea Howard’s loving and devoted family will cherish her memories.

   Phinazee and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.


Patricia “Patsy” Ann Short, 86

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:18 pm

   Funeral services for Patricia “Patsy” Ann Short, 86, of Swainsboro will be held Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017, at Eastwood Church of God at 2 p.m. with Reverend Bruce Flowers officiating. The body will lie in state one hour prior to service. Interment will follow in the Swainsboro City Cemetery. She passed away Sunday night, Oct. 1, 2017, at Emanuel Medical Center following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Patricia “Patsy” Ann Short … Read More


James E. “Buddy” Wiggins, 72

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:16 pm

   Funeral services for James E. “Buddy” Wiggins, 72, of Statesboro were held Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Old Fellowship Baptist Church with Reverend Church Beaver, Reverend Reland Morgan, and Reverend Mel Shuman officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery. He died Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017.

   Mr. James E. Wiggins was the foundation of his family. A loving and patient husband, father, papa, uncle, and friend. He was … Read More


Kimberli Donaldson Black, 60

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:14 pm

   Funeral services for Kimberli Donaldson Black, 60, of Twin City were held Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Baptist Church with Rev. Joshua Black officiating, assisted by Jason Edenfield. Interment followed in the Bethel Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Twin City. She died Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, at her residence.

   Ms. Kimberli Donaldson Black was born April 17, 1957, in Pensacola, Fla., to Lois Donaldson and the … Read More


Paula Dell Grube, 75

Posted by | October 4, 2017 3:13 pm

   Funeral services for Paula Dell Grube, 75, of Canoochee were held Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Canoochee Missionary Baptist Church at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mark Wiggins and Rev. Louis Pearce officiating. Interment followed in the Canoochee Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery. She passed away Monday night, Sept. 25, 2017, at St. Joesph’s Candler in Savannah following an extended illness.

   Mrs. Paula Dell Grube was born January 7, 1942, in Inverness, … Read More


Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at EGSC today!

Posted by | October 4, 2017 9:21 am

Today, East Georgia State College’s Library will hold two events to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

From 2 – 2:30 p.m., EGSC Associate Professor of Humanities Jeniba Dart will give a lecture on “Hispanic Heritage Month: Why Do We Celebrate It?” in Room J503. From 3 – 5 p.m., there will be a Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the Luck F. Gambrell Building Rotunda.

There will be popcorn and other refreshments, … Read More


SES a 2017 FtinessGram School

Posted by | October 3, 2017 4:41 pm

The physical education (PE) department at Swainsboro Elementary School recently received a $1,000 equipment donation as a result of a partnership between the Atlanta Falcons FitnessGram initiative and Good Sports. This collaboration has come about as the Falcons continue to focus on the physical well-being of Georgia’s youth. Good Sports is a national non-profit that provides donations of brand-new sports equipment, apparel, and footwear to programs nationwide.

Swainsboro Elementary’s PE … Read More


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