Fifth Sunday service to be held at Mount Shady

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:42 am

   Beginning at 10 a.m. on September 30, Mount Shady Baptist Church will hold a fifth Sunday song service. Featured will be guest singers Heart Sound of South Carolina. Lunch will be served afterward in the social hall. Rusty Moore, pastor, invites the public.


Calvary United Methodist Church readies for final pumpkin patch

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:41 am

   As has been the case for the last eight years, members and friends of Calvary Unite Methodist Church (UMC) are busily preparing for its ninth and final pumpkin patch. 

   “We’re working hard to make our final patch the best ever!” stated Shelia Metz Clark, co-chair of the event. 

   Pumpkin patch festivities will begin with a fall festival on September 29. The fun will begin at 8 a.m. with a bake Read More


Cecil Tanner, 63

Posted by | September 26, 2018 10:39 am

   Funeral services for Cecil Tanner, 63, of Wrightsville were held Tuesday, September 25, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Pastors James Tanner and Jamey Toler officiating. Interment followed in Oaky Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. He died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Wrightsville Manor following an extended illness.

   Mr. Tanner was born April 9, 1955, in Bartow to the late Bennie Ivey Tanner and Mary Read More



Softball Tigers have a good week

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:50 pm

by TROUP BRINSON
   The Swainsboro Tigers softball team got back on track this past week by winning two of three games and improving to 5-6 in the region. It had been awhile since the Tigers had seen their efforts pay off consistently, and they look to keep the good results going forward.

   Swainsboro took down St. Vincent’s 15-3 on Tuesday before losing a close one in Metter 10-7. Fortunately, the Read More


Constitution program presented to Kiwanis Club

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:49 pm

   The Kiwanis Club of Swainsboro held its weekly meeting Tuesday, September 4, at 7 p.m. at Catered Creations with President Jim Clapham presiding. Twenty-one members and three guests— Mike Lisenby, Anita Cerpovicz, and Mohmedgomin (Yamin) Chhipa—attended.

   The program for the evening was hosted by Dess Smith III. Smith could not be at the meeting and asked Bobby Peacock to introduce the evening’s program.
   Obliging, Peacock introduced Mike Lisenby, lawyer and
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Seedling Garden Club begins new year

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:48 pm

Photo credit to Wanda Thompson Scarboro   

   The Seedling Garden Club held its first meeting of the 2018-2019 year on Monday, September 10, at 6:30 p.m. in the social hall of Swainsboro First United Methodist Church.
   Lucille Braswell, president, called the meeting to order and welcomed the 20 members and two guests present.
   Dot Kirby was welcomed as a new member, and several other names were presented to the club as
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Wounded Warrior Retreat Founder Speaks at Rotary

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:48 pm

The Rotary Club of Swainsboro held its September 24, 2018 meeting at Catered Creations in Swainsboro. Greg Johnson provided the invocation and led the pledge, and Rotary Four-Way Test.  Cason DeVane reminded everyone about the Wounded Warrior Banquet on September 27. For more information about the Wounded Warrior Banquet, contact Terry Reynolds or Vernon Hardy.

Richard McNeely, Sergeant At Arms, welcomed all guests at the meeting which included U.S. Congressman … Read More


Glad Garden Club calls new year to order with first meeting of the season

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:47 pm

   Returning from summer hiatus, the Glad Garden Club held its first meeting of the new season at the beautiful estate of Von and Carolyn Brown known as Blueberry Hill Farms.
   After a lovely tour of their vineyard, vegetable garden, fruit tree grove, and ponds with swans, the club was treated to a presentation in the workshop filled with all sorts of hobby materials such as knife making, wine making, and
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Garfield Community Club gets into the fall spirit with September meeting

Posted by | September 24, 2018 4:46 pm

   The Garfield Community Club called its monthly meeting to order on September 6 at 2:30 p.m. at the community house.
   Following the pledge to the American flag, Maudine Johnson chose “There Will Be Showers of Blessings” as the meeting’s hymn.
   The devotion was given by Janice Hendley; it was titled “The Pain We’ve Known,” written by John Greco from the book “Gospel Here and Now: Your Life in the Story
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