Join EGSC for Friday at the Morgan House

Posted by | July 5, 2018 10:16 am

   On Friday, July 6, beginning at 5:30 p.m., join East Georgia State College for First Friday at the Morgan House. This month will feature refreshments provided by the information technology department, a special art exhibit, and the EGSC MusicMakers will provide a jam session.

   The Morgan House is located at 521 West Moring Street in Swainsboro. Don’t miss this great chance for the community and campus to interact in a Read More

Victory Temple host VBS

Posted by | July 5, 2018 10:15 am

   June 18 through June 22, Victory Temple Church held its Vacation Bible School (VBS). Students, youth, and adults in attendance had a great time and learned a lot under the leadership of director Annie Frazier. The theme for the week was “Rolling River.”

Evangelist Adams to preach at The Rock’s revival

Posted by | July 5, 2018 10:13 am

   On July 8-11, The Rock Worship Center, located on Highway 57 in Stillmore, will host revival services featuring missionary evangelist Dr. Barbara Abram of Ladies Of Vision Evangelize (LOVE). Sunday’s services will be held at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and services Monday through Wednesday will be held at 7:30 p.m. nightly.

   The LOVE ministry began years ago in the heart of Dr. Barbara Abram, wife of international known missionary Read More

Johnson Grove MBC announces revival

Posted by | July 5, 2018 10:09 am

   Johnson Grove Missionary Baptist Church (MBC) will host its annual revival on July 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. This years featured guest minister will be Rev. Matthew Davis Sr.

   Monday night’s service will welcome guest churches Willow Spring Baptist Church, Forts Grove Baptist Church, Piney Grove Baptist Church, St. Galilee Baptist Church, and Brings Rock Baptist Church.
   Tuesday night will see visits from Mt. Zion AME Church, Lester Grove Baptist
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The Shepherds to perform at Hillcrest Baptist

Posted by | July 5, 2018 10:04 am

   The public is invited to listen to the nationally known group, The Shepher’s, in concert at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 13, at Hillcrest Baptist Church, located at 990 Hwy. 1 North.

   The Shepherds will be performing such radio hits as “A Black Heart,” “On My Way To A Miracle,” “On My Knees,” and their signature song, “There’s A Miracle in the Making,” along with others. They have appeared on Read More

Twin City City Commission meeting rescheduled

Posted by | July 3, 2018 1:27 pm

   The mayor and city commission of the City of Twin City has moved their regular July meeting to Tuesday, July 10. The workshop session will begin at 6:30 p.m., and the regular meeting will follow at 7:30. The meeting will be held inside city hall, located on South Railroad Avenue.
   This scheduling change was made to accommodate the July 4 holiday, as the commission meetings are usually held the first
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Welcome home Trooper Riner

Posted by | July 3, 2018 1:24 pm


   Payton Riner is an Emanuel County native. He attended and graduated from Emanuel County Institute.  In 2013, Riner graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy, held at Ogeechee Technical College in Statesboro. He began his career in law enforcement as a Police Officer in Millen, and as a Deputy Sheriff in Jenkins County. In May of 2014, Riner was hired by the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, where Read More

Notes from the Senate

Posted by | July 3, 2018 1:23 pm

by SENATOR JACK HILL, 4th District


   Over the past months, we have covered legislation and funding from a number of areas including: Children’s Issues, Disability Legislation, Rural Economic Development, Senior Citizen Issues, K-12 and Collegiate Education, Rural Health legislation, Natural Resources, and Transportation.  We covered the Governor’s Vetoes and last week, gave you a cross-section of new laws going into effect July 1.Read More

Pineland Telephone’s holds 66th annual meeting

Posted by | July 3, 2018 1:21 pm

   With nearly 200 members in attendance, Pineland Telephone Cooperative held its 66th annual meeting on June 14, 2018 at the Metter Pre-K through 8 Education Complex. This year’s meeting included the unopposed re-election of four Pineland board members: John M. Moore, District 6 (Adrian and Kite); R.E. Hendrix, District 9 (Metter and Cobbtown); John Paul Johnson, District 3 (Twin City and Garfield); and Jean Melton-Furr, director at large.
   “Ladies and
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Pamela Anne Meeks, 55

Posted by | July 3, 2018 1:19 pm

   Memorial services for Pamela Anne Meeks, 55, will be held at a later date. She passed away Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at her residence.
   Ms. Pamela Anne Meeks was born June 7, 1963, in Swainsboro to the late Truett and Mary Ellen Scott Meeks. She was a sergeant at Emanuel County Women’s Correctional Facility.
   Survivors include her life partner, Samantha Nobles; a son, Christopher (Tiffany) Way; a daughter, Amanda (Cole
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