EREA meeting announcement

Posted by | February 14, 2020 1:37 pm

Emanuel Retired Educators will meet February 19, 2020 at 12 p.m. The meeting will be at Swainsboro Elementary School and the speaker will be Beth Williams from the Alzheimer’s Association. All retired educators are invited to attend.



Teachers must stay on alert on doings under the Gold Dome

Posted by | February 14, 2020 10:04 am

Georgia’s public schoolteachers must feel like a pinata. At one end of the Gold Dome, Gov. Brian Kemp has delivered on promised pay raises and now is trying to get rid of some of the onerous and burdensome mandatory tests thought up by a bunch of navel-gazing bureaucrats who have no skin in the game.

At the other end, legislators recently made a clumsy attempt to mess with the Teacher Read More


Wiregrass members receive medals

Posted by | February 14, 2020 10:03 am

Seven members of the Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution received Bronze Roger Sherman medals and certificates at the January 9 meeting for 2020.

The medal is antique bronze and bears on the obverse a portrait of Roger Sherman with the inscription, “Roger Sherman Medal.” The reverse of the medal is inscribed with, “In Appreciation for Service to the SAR.” It is suspended from Read More


Senior VP Dobbs installs 2020 Wiregrass officers

Posted by | February 14, 2020 10:02 am

The Wiregrass Chapter of the Georgia Society – Sons of the American Revolution held its monthly meeting Thursday, January 9, at New China Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. with President Wilder Smith Jr. presiding. Twenty-three members and guests attended.

One of those guests was Bill Dobbs, senior vice president of the Georgia Society. He traveled 130 miles from his hometown of Covington to install the local chapter’s officers for 2020.

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Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield, 38

Posted by | February 14, 2020 10:02 am

Funeral services for Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield, 38, were held Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. at Apostolic Faith Church in Midville with Rev. Beverly Henry presiding and Rev. Amos Handsom serving as the eulogist. Interment took place at the church’s cemetery. She passed away Janaury 31, 2020.

Tarsha Renea Jenkins Hanfield was born September 4, 1981 in Augusta to the late Willie M. Jenkins and Rose Mary Clark. Read More


Stephen Dixon Hattaway, 72

Posted by | February 14, 2020 10:01 am

Stephen Dixon Hattaway, 72, resident of Midville, died Wednesday at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro.

Hattaway was born in Emanuel County, son of the late Edward and Marian D. Streight Hattaway. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, having served in the Vietnam War. Hattaway had also been employed as a warehouseman with AT&T Alascom.

Memorial services were held Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 2 p.m. Read More


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